Deputy Regional Administrator - GS-2101-15

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Region 10 is proud to announce the promotion of Deputy Regional Administrator Linda Gehrke to be the Regional Administrator of FTA’s Region 8 Office in Lakewood, Colorado. We are now actively recruiting her replacement based on the announcement below and would like to get the widest possible distribution.

FTA is posting the vacancy announcement for recruitment of the Deputy Regional Administrator of Region 10, serving Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. The transit programs in this Region are characterized by a high degree of complexity due to the number of persons served, the type and number of on-going projects, the involvement of large sums of money, the interfacing of different transit needs, the complexity of environmental issues and the involvement of complex, novel and politically sensitive cases.

This position is perfect for a senior-level manager adept at supervision, coordination and communication roles with; a strong understanding of project planning and development, financial management, personnel and budgetary principles and procedures, and program evaluation principles and techniques and its impact on an agency’s mission/programs and operations.

Deadline date for applications is July 10, 2012.

The job announcement as advertised is open for all US Citizens under FTA.R10-2012-0008. Follow the guidelines in applying for this position at

This job announcement is also advertised for those individuals with current or previous federal employment as a Merit Promotion to apply under FTA.R10-2012-0007. Follow the guidelines in applying for this position at the

For further information, please contact Region 10’s Rick Krochalis at 206-220-7957, or email



R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator