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Community Planner

Organization: Fairfield County
Date Posted: 11/7/2019
Country: United States
Primary Category: Development
Salary: $44,480.00 yearly
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

Description & Details

Salary $44,480 - $62,262


Job Duties:



Under limited supervision, is responsible for the management and administration of Fairfield County's Transit System to include general operations, grant preparation and administration, budget management, records management, supervision of personnel, promotion of system, etc.  Is responsible for ensuring safe, adequate, and satisfactory service to the public.  Reports to the County Administrator.



Is responsible for directing and managing the overall operations of the County's transportation system, ensuring that the system operates in an efficient manner.

Is responsible for developing goals and objectives for the Department as well as operational plans, policies, and procedures.  Ensures compliance with all regulations, rules, guidelines, etc. pertaining to public transportation services.

Maintains statistical data for analyzing the success of the System.

Is responsible for compiling data for and preparing the annual grant application.  Directs and oversees the administration of such grant.  Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.

Prepares and coordinates implementation plans for bus routes and schedules.  Manages route assignments of all buses and bus drivers.  Monitors and evaluates all routes and schedules to ensure that they adequately meet the needs of the public.

Maintains accurate inventory of all transit property.  Submits annual inventory report to the SC Department of Transportation.

Is responsible for the procurement of supplies and equipment which involves preparing equipment specifications, soliciting price quotes, approving requisitions, etc.  Maintains records pertaining to acquisitions.

Is responsible for the enforcement of safety regulations, procedures, and practices within the system.

Is responsible for managing the maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment, ensuring that such are in safe, operational condition.

Directs and oversees the activities of all Departmental staff.  Performs such supervisory duties as instructing (organizing and coordinating staff training); planning, assigning, and reviewing work of others; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; allocating personnel; acting on employee problems; selecting new employees; and recommending transfers, promotions, disciplinary actions, discharges, and salary increases.  Ensures personnel compliance with regulations governing public transportation employees including drug testing, licensing, etc.

Is accountable for the financial integrity of the transit system to include such functions as developing and monitoring the Departmental budget, ensuring that all revenue is receipted and properly deposited, approving program expenditures, reconciling ledgers, preparing financial reports, etc.

Is responsible for handling all program publicity and marketing activities.

Receives, reviews, evaluates, and takes appropriate action on various reports and documents including invoices, injury reports, bank deposit receipts, ledgers, trial balance reports, maintenance reports, route analysis reports, and general letters of correspondence, etc.

Operates and/or utilizes a variety of types of office and other equipment including calculator, computer, copier, audio-visual equipment for training, etc.


Performs other related duties as required.


Job Qualifications


A bachelor's degree in transportation, public administration, business, or a related field and three to five years of experience, some of which must have been in a finance and/or supervisory position; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities. 

How to Apply / Contact
Please go to:
Go to “I Want To…” Then “Job Openings”

-Complete Fairfield County Application for employment. If you wish to submit a resume and/or cover letter, you may attach it to your application.

-Submit your application along with any attachments one of the four ways listed below:

1.Email –
2.Fax – 803-712-6512
3.Mail – P.O. Drawer 60 Winnsboro SC 29180 (Attn: Human Resources)
4.Hand deliver to HR Dept - 350 Columbia Rd. Winnsboro (Admin Building)

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