General Manager

  • Tillamook County Transportation District
  • 3600 Third Street, Tillamook, Oregon
  • Sep 28, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management Transportation or Transit
  • Salary: $105,000 USD
  • Salary Top: $120,000
  • Phone: 206-368-0050
  • Apply By: Oct 23, 2022

Job Description

General Manager

Tillamook County Transportation District

Tillamook, Oregon

Salary$105,000 - $120,000


Tillamook County is located in northwest Oregon along the beautiful Oregon Coast, and is home to spectacular natural attractions, ranging from lush, magnificent rainforests, to rugged mountains and wide ocean beaches. Tillamook County is home to over 25,000 residents and offers unlimited peaceful beaches along 75 miles of scenic coastline. Tillamook is also the home of world-famous Tillamook Cheese, and the dairy industry is a major player in the local economy. Residents and visitors enjoy local activities from kayaking, canoeing, rafting and fishing on the county's numerous rivers, to hiking and biking on an extensive network of trails. Located only 75 miles west from the cultural and entertainment amenities of Portland, the City of Tillamook is the county seat and headquarters for the Tillamook County Transportation District.


Tillamook County Transportation District (TCTD), fondly referred to as “The Wave”, provides a variety of public transportation services throughout northwest Oregon, including general public Dial-A-Ride, local deviated fixed route bus services, intercity and commuter bus services, and non-emergency medical transportation services. TCTD is a part of NW Connector, a coordinated regional transit system that includes five individual transit agencies in northwest Oregon: Tillamook County Transportation District, Columbia County Rider, Sunset Empire Transportation District, Benton County Transit, and Lincoln County Transit. TCTD is governed by an elected seven-member Board of Directors and operates on a 2022 budget of $16 million, with 33 FTEs. The overall management of TCTD is divided into departments which include Operations, which includes a three-position maintenance team, Finance, and Administration. In 2021, combined ridership for all modes of service totaled over 102,000.


Under the general direction of the Board of Directors, the General Manager serves as the representative of Tillamook County Transportation District (TCTD) Board of Directors, assuring that all responsibilities and functions of the district are carried out in a timely and responsible manner. This position will ensure the long-term viability of TCTD through recommendations to the Board, mentor and build the staff, and champions the District’s purpose of meeting the needs of the general public for intra-county and inter-county transit programs.


A bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred. The selected candidate must be bondable and maintain an Oregon Driver’s License in good standing throughout employment. The selected candidate will be required to live within Tillamook County. The ideal candidate will have ten (10) years of transit related experience, and five (5) years of progressive leadership, supervisory or management work. Candidates that possess any combination of education or experience that displays the relevant skills and training necessary to be successful will 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. Tillamook County Transportation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: October 23, 2022 (open until filled).

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3600 Third Street, Tillamook, Oregon 97141 United States View Map