Bureau Chief of Public Transportation – Connecticut DOT

Recruitment #220505-5940MP-001
Location – Newington, CT
Date Opened – 5/6/2022 12:00:00 AM
Salary – $141,099 – $192,394/year*
Job Type – Open to the Public

Close Date – 7/15/2022 11:59:00 PM

The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (CTDOT), is seeking qualified candidates for Bureau Chief of Public Transportation to develop, manage, and grow Connecticut’s bus, rail, taxi and livery, and river ferry systems. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to remove transportation barriers for the traveling public, enhance the environmental sustainability of the state’s transportation systems, and help shape CTDOT policies and plans that will chart the future of transportation in Connecticut and along the Northeast Corridor.

The Role

CTDOT is seeking an experienced transportation professional to lead its Public Transportation Bureau. The Bureau Chief of Public Transportation will play a critical role in taking CTDOT’s rail and transit infrastructure and service to new levels of quality and volume that will complement the State’s ambitious transportation program. This position is part of the Department’s senior management team and reports directly to executive leadership.  The ideal candidate will be an accomplished leader with a demonstrated record of achievement in the public transportation sector.  Superior skills in organizational development, oral and written communications, policy formulation, legal and regulatory compliance, and knowledge/ experience with bus and rail operations are required.

The Bureau Chief will lead a large team of 140+ talented and dedicated professionals with a wide range of experiences and skills in transportation, all dedicated to managing and planning a safe, efficient, and extensive statewide public transportation planning system.

The Bureau is organized into four offices, each with distinct functions: Office of Rail, Office of Transit and Ridesharing, Office of Regulatory Compliance, and Customer Experience unit.

*This salary range shall increase effective July 1, 2022.



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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