South Central Transit Authority (SCTA) is seeking a Director of Operations for its Lancaster operations, Red Rose Transit Authority (RRTA).  This position will work closely with the Executive Director, and other staff members in support of the goal to provide safe and reliable public transportation. Provides oversight of personnel involved in bus operations activities, including 74 union operators.

Responsibilities include managing, planning, and supervising the daily transportation activities of the RRTA system which operates seven days a week.

The position requires proven skills in positive management and labor relations, administration, and transit operations, including:  knowledge of the principles and practices governing the operation of a public transit system;  demonstrated ability to manage, plan and supervise the work of others;  demonstrated ability to establish and maintain good employee and public relations;  and verbal and written communication skills.

Qualified candidates will possess two years of completed undergraduate college course work and four years of work experience in a transportation service related industry.  May substitute an equivalent combination of training and experience working within the transit industry for the completed college course work.

Send resume and salary requirements to:

Laura Hopko, Director of Administration & HR
South Central Transit Authority
1700 North 11th Street
Reading, PA 19604
or email:

An Equal Opportunity Employer


How to Apply

Interested persons are asked to complete an employment application and mail or drop off the completed application at the SCTA main office at 45 Erick Road, Lancaster PA 17601. Application forms may also be picked up in person at the same office location. A driving record and criminal background check will be conducted for all applicants.

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SCTA is an equal opportunity employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Program

The South Central Transit Authority (SCTA) is hereby committed to comply with prohibitions against discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, or handicap as set forth in the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, and Section 19 of the UMT Act of 1982.

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If you are interested in applying for driver positions go to Red Rose Transit Authority or Berks Area Regional Transportation Authority.