Under general supervision, manages and implements the government relations program of Community Transit. This includes managing the agency’s government affairs strategy and activities, representing the agency’s interests before local, state and federal elected officials, assisting in the Agency’s legislative advocacy efforts and working with public affairs team members and with staff across the agency to promote the interests of the agency in the local community. Advises CEO, senior staff and Board of Directors regarding government relations programs. Coordinates with Communications team to accomplish all public information, legislative and promotional goals of the agency.
Guides the development of the agency’s state and federal legislative agenda, communicating and advocating the agency’s interests before Congress and the state legislature.
Entry Requirements for: Knowledge and Skills
Qualification to enter this position requires knowledge of the following:
Qualification to enter this position requires skill in:
Selection Process - Applicants who meet minimum requirements may be scheduled for an interview & tests to demonstrate knowledge, skills and abilities for the position.
Application Process - Apply on-line and include resume, cover letter and answer supplemental questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have a family member, or share the same living quarters of a current Community Transit employee, please let your Human Resources Recruiter know as your eligibility for this position may be affected.
1st consideration to applicants who apply by Sunday, July 15, 2019.
We would like to remind you of the Employment of Relatives Policy. If you believe that you would be in violation of this policy if hired into this position, please consult with the HR Recruiter. Community Transit provides a tobacco-free & drug-free work environment. As a recipient of federal funds, Community Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer & does not unlawfully discriminate on any basis prohibited by Federal, State or Local law. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.