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Director of Human Resources
Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District is seeking a Director of Human Resources.  The ideal candidate will encourage collaboration, communication, and innovation that often come with working in an environment that supports an open organizational culture. As a special district, our new Director must wholly embrace transparency, inclusivity, and adaptability. This position also supervises and provides direction to staff engaged with employee relations and collective bargaining units. Therefore, an in depth understanding of collective bargaining, organizing, grievances, termination policies, and non-adversarial negotiation practices that build relationships with union representatives. Our transit district has undergone dramatic workplace migrations and transformations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the new Director must be a leader who is motivated to take on new tasks and find solutions to problems; familiarity with human resources information software and other digital platforms; can successfully delegate tasks and rely on employees to carry out assignments; and strong knowledge of labor, wage, health, and safety laws that ensure our transit district remains in compliance. AC Transit is one of only three transit agencies nationwide with a elected policymaking board of directors, which make prior experience with an elected board highly preferable. The new Director should share our mission to create a culture of competence and development, supporting AC Transit’s ongoing efforts as an employer of choice both in the Bay Area and the national transportation industry landscape.


Location: Oakland, California
Salary: $174,495 - $204,779
Final filing date: First review of applications: May 13, 2022

Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.