Human Resources Director
Job Posted: 3 June 2020
Company: Kitsap Transit
Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: Bremerton, WA

 

Salary: $113,922 - $153,130

Headquartered in the City of Bremerton, Washington, directly across the Puget Sound from Seattle, Kitsap Transit offers the right candidate the opportunity to work in a positive and stable work environment that is confirmed with a staff tenure averaging over 14 years, including the General Manager who has been with the agency for 37 years. The area offers affordable, quality living in a spectacular water and mountain setting where the ferry terminal and Bremerton Transportation Center at the foot of downtown lead visitors into a growing community of galleries, theaters, shops, restaurants, museums, and cafes.

Kitsap Transit is a medium-size transit agency with one of the most diverse array of modes in the state. The agency prides itself on providing a reliable service to Kitsap County’s commuter base and a sustainable, green travel option for the environmentally conscious. Kitsap Transit transports more than 3.8 million riders a year across a multi-modal system of routed buses, passenger-only ferries, ACCESS and Dial-A-Ride shuttles, vanpools, and Worker/Driver buses for the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. As of 2020, Kitsap Transit serves a 395-square-mile area (pop. 270,000), operates on a budget of approximately $58 million, and employs 372.2 FTE's.

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Human Resources Director directs and administers a wide variety of human resource and risk management programs, and directs the staff, operations, and programs of the agency’s Human Resources Department, which operates with 7 FTE’s. Kitsap Transit has three labor groups with five collectively bargained agreements and the Human Resources Director is the lead negotiator. The Human Resources Director is also the agency’s risk manager.

A bachelor’s degree in human resource management, industrial relations, public administration, business administration or a closely related field, and 5 years of increasingly responsible public sector professional human resources experience, including 3 years of program management and supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Kitsap Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: July 12, 2020 (open until filled).