Deputy Executive Director Positions — Sound Transit (Seattle WA)

How would you like to work for a progressive, well-funded multi-modal transit agency in the beautiful U.S. Northwest? KL2 Connects LLC has been retained to fill Sound Transit’s Deputy Executive Director of Facilities and Systems Maintenance position. Named by Kiplinger’s as one of the 10 Best Cities for the Next Decade, Seattle is an exciting place to live. The city and surrounding region are home to spectacular natural resources; a diverse and engaged population, and a wealth of cultural, educational, arts, entertainment, sports, and other amenities. Sound Transit’s commuter rail, light rail, and bus network is rapidly expanding as voters have passed initiatives totaling over $75B. The agency is in the initial stages of implementing the most recent initiative. With $53B approved by voters, its ambitious 25-year-plan will result in new stations opening in 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, 2030, 2031, 2035, 2036, 2039, and 2041. Sound Transit is at an exciting point in its history and is seeking three industry leaders to play key roles in its future. If your career has prepared you to succeed in a complex, challenging, and professionally rewarding business environment, contact us at your earliest opportunity. The annual salary range is $145k-$225k and includes an excellent benefits package. The Deputy Executive Director of Facilities and Systems Maintenance will provide strategic operations and maintenance direction for all of Sound Transit’s regional facilities. Reporting to the Executive Director, Operations, the winning candidate will direct staff and contractors in: facility maintenance operations, development of policies and procedures, development and support of agency short- and long-range facilities plans, and development of facilities operating budgets. He/she will be a key participant on Sound Transit’s Executive Team. This position requires a Bachelors in transportation, public administration, facilities management, engineering (preferred), or a closely related field; eight years of experience managing operations and maintenance programs for a large, complex organization; and three years of staff supervisory, budgetary, and management responsibility (preferably in a transportation-related environment with multiple facilities and office locations). Rail and multi-modal systems experience will be highly valued, and an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. This is an excellent opportunity with a progressive agency that offers attractive compensation, benefits, and relocation. Sound Transit values equal opportunity and diversity at all levels — women and minorities are encouraged to apply. To be considered, go to, select the appropriate listing, and upload a letter of interest, resume, and 4-5 professional references (preferably supervisory). If you have additional questions please contact Paul Muldoon at [email protected].