General Manager, Gold Coast Transit District, Oxnard CA

The Gold Coast Transit District (GCTD) which is based in Oxnard, California is conducting a national search for an experienced, service-oriented, and innovative transit professional to serve as their next General Manager. GCTD’s General Manager is appointed by, and reports to, the Board of Directors. The General Manager serves as the top decision-maker for the District and is charged with carrying out the Board’s policies and directives and has full charge of the operation of GCTD’s services, facilities, and administration of business affairs. The General Manager is responsible for overseeing a budget with revenues sources of $30.4 million. This key position plans and implements programs, establishes strong and appropriate relationships with the Board, its committees, staff, partners, and customers. In addition, building relationships with other state and regional agencies is another important aspect of this position. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of state and federal regulations relating to a transit system along with demonstrated transit management experience.

Requires any combination equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of progressively responsible management or administrative experience, at least 3 years of which shall have been directly or indirectly in public transportation. College level training in public transportation planning, public administration, business administration, or related fields shall be considered especially desirable. A Master’s degree is considered beneficial.

The annual salary range for this position is $152,276 to $213,308 and will be based on qualifications and experience. Longevity pay of 1% additional each 5 years of service. GCTD offers a competitive benefits program, including CalPERS Retirement.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately and no later than Wednesday, December 15, 2021 by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume via email to Confidential inquiries welcomed to Mr. Fred Wilson at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at