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Job Summary:

The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) is looking for a Director of Transportation to oversee service delivery to our 17 million customers.

This senior level person reports to the CEO and will be tasked with developing long-term operational plans and procedures in accordance with Authority goals and applicable NYS employment and transportation regulations.

This position is responsible for all transportation staff, including daily operations of a 250 bus fleet and supervision of 400 employees. Experience in a unionized environment preferred.

Must have excellent communication and computer skills as well as experience in the creation and close monitoring of budgets. Scheduling and/or planning experience preferred.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and/or extensive experience related to transportation management.

CDTA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Health/Dental/Vision, Enrollment into the NYS Retirement System and a generous paid time off program.

CDTA values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

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Budget Analyst

Job Summary:

CDTA is looking for a Budget Analyst who will review, analyze and perform duties required to monitor complex budget and forecast activities. Responsible for preparing and analyzing the data to explain and identify variances.

Collaborates with the Director of Finance to provide strategic financial analysis, and support through preparation of periodic reports, variance analysis and on projects, as assigned. Participates in and provides leadership in compiling data needed to respond to inquiries received from departments and senior management.


Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in an appropriate area of specialization and 3 to 5+ years of relevant experience.  Budget preparation and financial analysis experience is preferred.


Qualified candidates may apply online at  CDTA offers a competitive salary and benefit package which includes Paid Time Off, Health/Dental/Vision and NYS Retirement System pension.  We are an equal opportunity employer who values diversity in the workplace.

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Experienced Technicians (Diesel Mechanic)

Job Summary:

Are you motivated, dependable and searching for a company with stability and career growth? If so, CDTA could be the employer for you!!!

To qualify, we are looking for candidates with:

  • 5–10 years heavy-duty mechanic experience (bus and or truck preferred) and/or a two-year technical degree in HD diesel mechanics.
  • Experience in the following areas is preferred: Electronic control engines, transmissions, disc & air brake systems, electrical, computer diagnostics, independent suspensions and HAVAC.
  • Must own complete set of tools
  • Must pass our mechanical aptitude test.
  • Valid NYS “Class D” driver’s license with good record, “Class A” & “Class B” License or Permit (with ability to pass road test), with "Class A" Wrecker endorsement & "Class B" full Passenger endorsement & Air Brakes .
  • A minimum of 3 years “Class D”” auto driving experience.
  • High School Diploma or GED REQUIRED
  • Ability to pass medical examination and Federal drug test
  • Must be able to work additional hours and varied days including weekends & holidays. Flexibility is a must!!!
  • We offer a paid training program, job stability, opportunity for advancement after training, and an excellent benefits package.

We offer a starting salary of $22.59 hour with excellent opportunity for advancement.

A complete benefits package including: Health, vision, dental and life insurance, earned vacation leave, paid holidays, pension plan and attendance bonus program.


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