Executive Director
Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) is seeking an Executive Director. The Executive Director directs and administers the provisions of the Transportation Development Act and State and federal grant programs; interprets, applies, and implements federal, State and regional laws and regulations regarding the use of funds and programmatic requirements; develops goals, objectives, policy recommendations, and department work plans to implement the RTC’s policy objectives; prepares and/or directs the preparation of staff reports, staff recommendations, and/or commission agenda materials for all RTC meetings, public hearings, and other RTC committee or task force meetings; coordinates and serves as the RTC’s primary liaison with local, regional, State and federal agencies and public officials; interprets, analyzes, applies, and advises the RTC on all laws and regulations regarding regional transportation planning, transportation funding, allocation of funds, and programmatic requirements related to all aspects for regional transportation; develops, supervises, and implements the RTC’s budget, fund management, audits, purchasing, and accounting activities; negotiates, implements and manages consultant contracts on behalf of the RTC; reviews and responds to land use proposals, i.e., environmental impact reports, general plan, and growth management plans; supervises, directs and trains professional and nonprofessional staff; and, conducts public presentations for, and on behalf of, the RTC and to the public. Given the issues and priorities facing SCCRTC, the new Executive Director must be a results-oriented leader with excellent communication skills, who enjoys facilitating change and working to develop relationships and build consensus.


Location: Santa Cruz, California
Salary: Competitive and Negotiable
Final filing date: First review of applications: March 11, 2024


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.