Development Director

  • Intercity Transit
  • 526 Pattison Street SE, Olympia, Washington
  • Sep 09, 2022
Full Time Community and Economic Development Planning and Development Transportation or Transit
  • Salary: $120,358 USD
  • Salary Top: $162,505
  • Phone: 206-368-0050
  • Apply By: Oct 16, 2022

Job Description

Development Director

Intercity Transit

Olympia, Washington

Salary$120,358 - $162,505


Intercity Transit’s headquarters and base of operations is located in Olympia, the capital of the state of Washington, and county seat of Thurston County. Situated at the southern gateway to Puget Sound and home to more than 290,000 residents, Thurston County is 60 miles south of Seattle. Majestic Mount Rainier and the rugged Cascade Mountains are nearby to the east, while the Pacific Coast is just an hour drive to the west. Intercity Transit’s service area includes the cities of Lacey, Olympia, Tumwater, Yelm and their adjacent urban growth areas.


Intercity Transit is governed by a nine-member Authority Board and has an operating budget of $78 million and 472 employees. Reporting directly to the General Manager, the Development Director supports the development and management of major agency programs through four primary divisions: Planning; Grants; Marketing, Communications & Outreach; and Procurement & Capital Projects. As a department head, this position is responsible and accountable for providing strategic planning, direction, goals, and objectives in developing agency policy, budgets, programs, and staffing. This position mentors and supports key professional staff in several divisions and is responsible for administering major lines of business for Intercity Transit. Operating with 30 FTEs and a 2022 operating and capital budget of $109 million, the Development Department’s four divisions directly support Intercity Transit’s programs, services, facilities, and customers.


Intercity Transit’s new Development Director will have a demonstrated track record of strategic planning, project implementation, and leadership; being able to identify, prioritize, and direct the sequence, timing, and design of key programs and projects necessary to effectively meet the agency’s goals to deliver the transformational public transportation vision supported by the community and adopted by Intercity Transit’s Authority Board. The candidate will have foundational prior experience, including a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, planning, transportation, or a related field, and 5 years of progressively responsible supervisory or management level experience in transit, transportation, planning, and program management. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be considered.


For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. Intercity Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: October 16, 2022 (open until filled).

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