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Basin Transit Service - Mobility Manager

Posted: 8/26/2021
Salary: See wage and benefits section
Location: Klamath Falls, OR


Basin Transit Service Transportation District

Position Description

March 2020


Job Title:                   Mobility Manager

Department:            Administration

Reports To:               General Manager

FLSA Status:             Exempt



General Statement of Duties

The Mobility Manager provides high level professional expertise to the General Manager, public and private agencies and the general public supporting, coordinating and promoting mobility both within and outside the Basin Transit Service Transportation District. The Mobility Manager facilitates local mobility (transportation) planning, public outreach and implementation of the local and district mobility management plans and builds partnerships with local agencies and organizations to improve mobility options and resources.



Resumes can be sent to:

If you have any questions, please call: 541-883-2877.



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following listed duties. Other duties may be assigned at any time as necessary for the efficient operation of the District.


•       Develop a system of outreach to low-income, socially isolated older and/or disabled adults and assist them in gaining access to needed transportation services.

•       Assist public transit agencies, private provider and human service agencies in Klamath County to coordinate services.

•       Cultivate partnerships that can reduce costs through efficient and effective transportation coordination.

•       Research needs and demands of users, funding, regulatory process, and develop incentives for participation.

•       Investigate the feasibility and eligibility requirements of programs and a one-call center for transportation.

•       Develop and maintain a travel training program.

•       Develop new ways to remove barriers for transportation to and from jobs and employment support services for individuals with disabilities in the rural area.

•       Develop goals and objectives for sustainability and growth of the Mobility Coordinator program.

•       Responds to inquiries and requests for information and provides assistance to interested parties.

•       Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with District policies, procedures, and safety practices.

•       Attend appropriate conferences, meetings, and trainings as required and appropriate to the position or as assigned by the General Manager.

•       Develop an informational and outreach program for current transportation services and mobility options through, public speaking and media presentations, including development of outreach materials and a marketing plan.

•       Identify and research grant funding for new or ongoing programs.

•       Perform other related duties as assigned.



This position works a minimum of forty (40) hours per week, usually from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday. Actual work times may vary to meet the District needs.



The wages and benefits paid are detailed in the Personnel Policies approved by the Board of Directors.



Bachelor’s degree in transportation, social services, business or related field. A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously. Detail oriented. Computer skills Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Two years of public transportation supervisory or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of personal computers, including basic knowledge in email, word processing and spreadsheets.



·         Ability to read and interpret complex documents such as safety rules, Oregon Revised Statutes, Oregon Administrative Rules, and policy and procedure manuals.

·         Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

·         Ability to effectively communicate effectively verbally to present information to management, public groups, committees and employees.

·         Ability to converse in Spanish is highly desirable.



·         Ability to understand and work with mathematical concepts.



·         Modern office procedures, methods and equipment, including two-way radio.

·         Use correct English, spelling, grammar and punctuation.

·         Uses computer programs such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, ReMix and/or other similar programs.

·         Participate in planning and understand planning practices.

·         Effectively handles difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints.



·         Ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

·         Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



·         Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, a valid Oregon Driver’s License and a good driving record.

·         Must be able to obtain and maintain such certificates as may be required by State and Federal agencies.



This description is representative of the demands that must be met by an employee who successfully performs the essential functions of the job.


·         Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·         While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands, fingers, feel, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop or kneel; lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

·         Vision abilities required by this job include visual acuity at close range and at a distance.

·         Employee must drive long distances at times to attend meetings, conferences and training in Salem, Bend and other locations in Oregon. Multiple overnight stays are   required.



This description is representative of the characteristics an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·  Noise levels in the work environment are low, with some periods of moderate noise, as normal to a typical office environment.

·  Work is normally performed in an office environment with air conditioning and heating.

·  Occasionally work duties will be performed in a maintenance shop, or in an outdoor setting.

·  There are no other significant environmental factors.



Resumes can be sent to:

If you have any questions, please call: 541-883-2877.