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American Public Transportation Association

 Classifieds for October 6, 2017

Passenger Transport classified ads are the leading marketplace for the public transportation industry. In every biweekly issue, transit systems and businesses place their requests for bids and proposals, help wanted notices, and for sale advertisements - and they get results. All classifieds that appear in print also appear in the online electronic version of Passenger Transport, reaching more than 18,000 readers.

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Table Of Contents


  • Bids/Proposals

    • National Transit Institute - RFP

      NATIONAL TRANSIT INSTITUTE
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL #R17-3179
      TRANSPORTATION PLANNING PROCESS (TPE26)

      Date for receipt of proposals: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2017 by 2:00 PM (EST)

      The National Transit Institute (NTI) is seeking proposals from qualified professionals to facilitate its new Transportation Planning Process course. In addition, NTI may periodically request proposers to edit/update the existing course materials.

      NTI’s Transportation Planning Process is a two-day training course that is intended to help those entities responsible for the programming and delivery of public transportation projects, and to understand the Federal planning program requirements as they affect public transportation projects.

      The course intends to achieve the following outcomes for course participants:
      • Understand the legislative requirements for states and metropolitan planning organizations to conduct the transportation planning process.
      • Describe the content and purpose of statewide and metropolitan transportation plans and programs.
      • Identify the steps and activities in a performance-based approach to planning and programming supported by public engagement and inter-governmental cooperation.
      • Explain the relationship between the transportation planning process and other community planning processes.
      • Identify the participants and their roles and responsibilities in planning.
      • Differentiate appropriate levels of consultation, cooperation and engagement among stakeholders and the public.

      The course design will elicit maximum input from students. A high level of interactions is encouraged between the instructors and participants.

      Rutgers University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to provide opportunities to small business, minority-owned businesses and/or female-owned businesses. These businesses are encouraged to submit proposals.

      To obtain a copy of the complete Request for Proposal, email Michael Dunn at michdunn@finance.rutgers.edu. The request must contain “RFP# R17-3179 – Transportation Planning Process – TPE26” in the subject line. Telephone requests are unacceptable.

      Agency: The National Transit Institute
      Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
      University Procurement Services
      33 Knightsbridge Road, 1st Floor, East Wing
      Piscataway, NJ 08854
      ATTN: Michael Dunn
      michdunn@finance.rutgers.edu


    • Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR INCLINE RAILWAY VEHICLES
      BY CHATTANOOGA AREA REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (CARTA)

      Reply to: Annie Powell, CARTA, 1617 Wilcox Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37406 Telephone 423-629-1411, Facsimile 423-698-2749, email AnniePowell@gocarta.org

      Proposers must respond to CARTA’s RFP, which will be mailed by request. Proposal Due Date: November 9, 2017 at 2 p.m. There will be a pre-proposal meeting on October 16 at 10:00 a.m. at CARTA, 1617 Wilcox Boulevard, Chattanooga, TN 37406. See CARTA’s RFP for additional requirements. No proposer will be discriminated against because of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, or disability.


    • Capital Area Transit Authority - RFP

      ​REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

      Capital Area Transit Authority (“CAT”) Requests Proposals for Transit Management Services

      Proposals shall be received by Summers Nagy Law Offices not later than 12:00 PM prevailing time on October 24, 2017 at 200 Spring Ridge Drive, Suite 202, Wyomissing, PA 19610 or at cattransitmanager@gmail.com. Proposals shall be addressed to the CAT Board of Directors.

      The RFP is available online at www.cattransit.com or from Robert Philbin - Director, Public Information & Customer Experience rphilbin@cattransit.com or Ryan Querci, Summers Nagy Law Offices rquerci@summersnagy.com. Instructions for the submission of the Response to the RFP and qualifications for interested parties are contained in the Request for Proposals.

      CAT reserves the right to reject any and all bids, waive technicalities, and make award(s) deemed to be in the best interest of Capital Area Transit Authority.


    • City of Gainesville - ITB

      CITY OF GAINESVILLE - ITB

      Notice is hereby given that the City of Gainesville, Florida will receive sealed bids for “Upgrade Wheelchair Restraint Systems”, ITB #RTSX-180037-DS.

      A pre-bid conference will not be held. However, questions may be submitted via email by October 19, 2017. Sealed bids will be received by the City of Gainesville until 3:00 p.m. (local time), on November 1, 2017 at which time bids will be publicly opened.

      The City utilizes Demandstar.com to perform bid notification and document fulfillment. They can be reached at 1-800-711-1712 or www.demandstar.com. For additional information please contact the Purchasing Division at (352) 334-5021.

      The City of Gainesville reserves the right to reject any and all bids received in response to the Request for Proposal as determined to be in the best interest of the City of Gainesville.

      Daphyne Sesco, Senior Buyer
      Purchasing Division


    • GoDurham - RFB

      GODURHAM
      HEAVY DUTY BUS WASHING
      STATION PROJECT
      BID #18-0015

      The City of Durham’s Department of Transportation and GoDurham Bus Operations invites your bid for a fully self-propelled automatic rollover vehicle wash system.

      The project is located at GoDurham Bus Operations and Maintenance Facility at 1824 N Miami Blvd, Durham NC 27704.

      A copy of the bid can be found at http://durhamnc.gov/bids.aspx.

      Potential bidders are strongly encouraged to attend a pre-bid meeting on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the Department of General Services, 2011 Fay Street Durham, NC 27704. Room 136.

      Questions about the proposal must be submitted via email to oshun.williams@durhamnc.gov by 5 pm on October 13, 2017.

      Proposal Deadline is October 30th, 2017 at 5 pm.

      The bid and required backup documentation must be received at the following address by the above date and time.

      Responses to be addressed to:
      O’shun G. Williams
      City of Durham, General Services Department
      2011 Fay Street
      Durham, NC 27704
      919-560-4197 x21228
      oshun.williams@durhamnc.gov

      A hard copy, CD or Thumb Drive of the proposal is acceptable and must be received by the above deadline. It is highly recommended that emails be followed by a phone call or additional email for receipt verification.


    • Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority - RFQ

      GREATER BRIDGEPORT TRANSIT AUTHORITY (GBT)
      REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
      GBT-RFQ-2017-01

      GBT invites proposals for the provision of Architectural, Engineering and Construction Management Services for a transit hub in Bridgeport, CT. The RFQ documents will be available after 3:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on September 29, 2017 at the offices of the Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority, One Cross Street, Bridgeport, CT 06610. Proposals will be received by GBT until 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, on October 30, 2017, at: Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority, One Cross Street, Bridgeport, CT 06610. For a complete copy of the RFQ, please contact: G. Condon, Greater Bridgeport Transit, One Cross Street, Bridgeport, CT 06610. E-Mail: gcondon@gogbt.com Tel: (203) 366-7070 Ext 100.


    • Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority - IFB

      INVITATION FOR BID
      CONTRACT NO. KRT2017-100

      The Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority will receive bids for Gasoline, Diesel Fuel, and Biodiesel until 10:00 a.m. EST, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 1550 4th Avenue, Charleston, WV 25387 and then at said offices all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

      Any contract resulting from bids submitted will be subject to a financial assistance contract between the Authority and the U.S. Department of Transportation. All bidders will be required to certify that they are not on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible bidders.

      IFB documents may be obtained from the Purchasing Department, Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority, 1550 4th Ave, Charleston, WV 25387, telephone 304-343 3878, fax 304-345-6876, email ctyler@rideonkrt.com. Proposals are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and marked, “Gasoline/Diesel Fuel”.

      Purchaser reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informality in bidding on such basis as the Authority deems to be in its best interest.

      Disadvantaged Business Enterprise will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, religion or national origin in consideration for an award.


    • MTA New York City Transit - Contract Solicitations

      SSE#: 183357
      DUE DATE: 10/26/17
      TITLE: B-40669 Furnish & Deliver 53 Low-Floor,60-Foot, Articulated Buses.
      DESC: The New York City Transit Authority (the "Authority" or “NYCTA”), a public benefit corporation organized under the Public Authorities Law of the State of New York, which for purposes hereof shall be deemed to include the Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority and the Staten Island Rapid Transit Operating acting for itself and on behalf of the MTA Bus Company, a subsidiary of the
      Metropolitan Transportation Authority, is requesting proposals from bus manufacturers to furnish and deliver fifty-three (53) low floor 60-foot articulated diesel buses in accordance with the Contract Documents including the Technical Specifications. This contract will contain federal funds. Award is contingent upon receipt of Federal Funds.

      Proposers shall furnish proposals w/supporting documentation to be evaluated on the following criteria: 1) Overall Project Cost, 2) Overall Quality of Proposer, and 3) Other Relevant Matters. More detailed info & the MTA-NYCT contact for the above can be found at: http://web.mta.info/nyct/procure/rfppage.htm


    • City of Brownsville - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

      Request for proposals will be received by the City of Brownsville B-Metro Department for the purchase of Heavy Duty Wheelchair-Lift equipped transit buses. (RFQ) Package may be downloaded at
      http://www.cob.us or contact the City of Brownsville at purchasing@cob.us. The deadline for RFP is October 26, 2017, 4:00 P.M.


    • Pace - RFP

      ​Pace, the Suburban Bus Division of the Regional Transportation Authority is soliciting:
      RFP No. 416626 for Installation of Real-Time Information Hardware and Software

      Download the complete details about the procurement milestones & solicitation at Pace’s Website: www.pacebus.com/sub/purchasing/bid_open.asp

      Solicitation No. 416626 Publish Date: September 25, 2017

      Issued by: Rebecca Howe, Chief Procurement Officer


  • Help Wanted

    • Chatham Area Transit Authority - Chief Strategy Officer

      CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER
      CHATHAM AREA TRANSIT AUTHORITY (CAT)

      SAVANNAH, GA

      CAT is driven to be a national leader among transit services in the operation of a multi-modal system that integrates active transportation, new technology and concepts to create total mobility for its
      citizens. CAT serves Chatham County and the City of Savannah, GA and is excited to celebrate 30 years of service in 2017.  CAT is seeking a Chief Strategy Officer, to serves in a leadership capacity to plan, direct, manage and oversee the activities of the organization’s transit programs and functions within the System Development department. Responsibilities include but not limited to, capital and operating projects, marketing and communications, media relations and public information; advocacy and outreach, federal/state/local grant application processes, Title VI, transit and service planning; financial and long range planning.

      This position serves as the chief public spokesperson for the agency and is responsible for media, community and stakeholder relations.

      EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
      Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, General Business Administration, Transportation or Urban Planning, Marketing or a related field and seven (7) + years of progressively responsible management
      level experience; Master’s Degree in one of the previously mentioned fields and prior experience in public transportation or local government preferred.  Knowledge and understanding of federal, state and
      local regulatory requirements including FTA regulations related to grant funding eligibility and public transportation. Excellent computer knowledge skills required. Exceptional written and verbal communication
      skills as well as presentation skills are essential.

      Strong ability to establish rapport and maintain effective working relationships with other department staff, management, vendors, outside agencies, community groups and the public.  A complete job description is available at www.catchacat.org. Submit resume or request employment application at HR@catchacat.org, stating the title of the position in the subject line.

      Drug-Free Workplace
      EOE/M/F/D/V


    • City of Santa Monica - Senior Transit Scheduler

      SENIOR TRANSIT SCHEDULER
      CITY OF SANTA MONICA-BIG BLUE BUS
      JOB #171010-01

      SALARY:
      $91,896 - $113,448/year plus excellent
      benefits
      OPENING DATE: 9/25/17; CLOSING DATE: 10/20/17

      JOB SUMMARY:

      Develops bus operations schedules and coordinates
      schedule and bidding activities in preparation
      of regular, special and new bus operation schedules.
      Leads, trains, and coordinates the work activities of
      assigned staff.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

      Education and Experience:
      Graduation from an accredited college or university
      with a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Transportation
      Management, Computer Science, Public or Business
      Administration or a closely related field. Four
      years of recent, paid and progressively responsible
      public transit experience in transit scheduling and
      runcutting using computerized scheduling application
      systems. Service development and planning,
      transit-related database administration, or transportation
      operation analysis experience is desirable.
      One year of recent, paid work experience supervising
      or leading and coordinating the work of others or
      successful completion of the City of Santa Monica’s
      Pre-Supervisory Academy is desirable. Possession of
      a valid class C driver license.

      For more job details and to apply go to:
      https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/santamonica?page=2


    • Sound Transit - Job Opportunities

      SOUND TRANSIT
      RIDE THE WAVE TO A NEW CAREER

      Sound Transit is looking for dedicated professionals
      for our winning team to make more connections for
      more people, to more places. People who share a
      commitment to building a sustainable environment,
      stronger communities, and a better quality of life in
      the Central Puget Sound will enjoy a fulfilling career
      at Sound Transit. We are currently recruiting for the
      following positions:
      • High Capacity Transit Project Manager (Central
      Corridor) - Job #17-01172
      • High Capacity Transit Project Manager (South
      Corridor) - Job #17-01160
      • High Capacity Transit Development Manager
      (Central Corridor) - Job #17-01173
      • Director, Support Services - Job #17-01180
      • Deputy Executive Director, Facilities & Systems
      Maintenance - Job #17-01177
      • Senior Systems Engineer, Rail Vehicles - Job
      #01129
      • Manager, Customer Facilities & Accessible Services
      - Job #17-01138
      • Facilities Manager - Vertical Conveyance - Job
      #17-01102
      • Accessibility Coordinator - Job #17-01106

      For complete job details and to apply, go to
      http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm

      Sound Transit is an equal opportunity employer.

      We place a high value on, and are committed to, diversity within our organization and leadership.


    • Chillicothe Transit System - Director of Transportation

      DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION

      This is a professional management-level position
      responsible for the overall administration, operation
      & growth of the Chillicothe Transit System (CTS). CTS
      currently operates on a $4.3 mil budget; fixed routes,
      paratransit services, county routes & contract services
      with a fleet of twenty-six vehicles. Responsibilities
      include: Fund development & promotion of the
      Chillicothe Transit System; compliance to regulatory
      requirements of the Ohio Department of Transportation,
      Federal Transit Administration, Ohio Department
      of Job & Family Services and other regulatory
      agencies; preparation and management departmental
      budget; supervision, evaluation and professional
      development of department staff.
      This position is non-classified and is appointed
      by and reports directly to the Mayor.

      Educational and Experience Requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree in related business /management
      field; five (5) years of practical related
      experience or combination of education and
      experience that provides the necessary knowledge,
      skills & abilities
      • Experience in grant writing and/or grant management
      • Demonstrated strong communication skills
      including written, oral and presentation skills
      • Demonstrated organizational, decision making
      skills
      • Valid driver’s license & evidence of insurability
      Desirable Qualifications:
      • Experience in Labor Relations and managing
      public/collective bargaining employees includincluding
      effective managerial practices and methods
      (preferred)
      • Experience in Public Transportation or knowledge
      of ODOT regulations
      • Experience in strategic planning, development,
      performance & data tracking
      • Commercial Driver’s License with a Passenger
      Endorsement is a plus

      Resumes will be accepted thru Friday, October
      27, 2017 by email or by U.S. mail to:
      Tamra Lowe, Director of Human Resources
      City of Chillicothe
      35 S. Paint Street
      Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
      Email: tamra.lowe@chillicotheoh.gov

      Inquiries can also be directed to the above
      contact.

      The City of Chillicothe is an Equal Opportunity
      Employer.


    • Hampton Roads Transit - Chief Financial Officer

      CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

      Hampton Roads Transit (“HRT”) is seeking an innovative
      and experienced professional to serve as
      Chief Financial Officer for HRT. Position will report
      directly to the President/CEO in developing a strategic/
      comprehensive financial plan for the agency;
      and to ensure that accounting work is accomplished
      and official financial records are maintained and
      reported appropriately. This is a senior executive
      position responsible for several functional units and
      professional staff members. Functional areas include
      financial/grants accounting, budget, fixed assets,
      payroll, revenue management; and the department
      of procurement. Excellent written and verbal
      communication and interpersonal skills required.
      Education and experience required: bachelor’s
      degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration,
      or related field; executive level experience in
      financial and accounting management, preferably
      with public transit system, to include operating and
      capital budgets, grants, payroll, financial management,
      response to independent audits, and revenue
      management; direct supervision of professional
      financial and accounting personnel; knowledge of
      the federal funding, grants, and legislative process
      for public transit; and comprehensive knowledge
      of generally accepted principles of accounting and
      financial management. This position may serve as
      the Secretary and/or Treasurer for the HRT Board of
      Commissioners. Advanced degree preferred and CPA
      licensure required.

      To view complete job description and
      to apply for the Chief Financial Officer position,
      please visit our website at http://gohrt.com/transitcareers/p/291232/.

      Hampton Roads Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    • Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris Coounty, Texas - IT Manager and IT Project Manager

      METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY OF HARRIS COUNTY
      HOUSTON, TEXAS

      IT PROJECT MANAGER
      The Project Manager works with appropriate Stakeholders
      and customers to identify and coordinate
      new IT system developments and/or enhancements.
      Plans, organizes, integrates, coordinates and
      monitors complex and/or large scale cross-functional
      Information Technology projects to deliver specific
      results. Develops project Scopes of Work/Services,
      documents and project plans. Documents opportunities
      to integrate systems and resources to fulfill
      project requirements.

      Minimum Requirements:
      Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related
      field preferred.
      Minimum seven (7) years of managing complex
      projects in a technical environment. Able to work effectively
      and efficiently towards goals in a complex/
      diverse environment with multiple and changing
      demands. Proven experience in overseeing the direction,
      development and implementation of a broad
      range of enterprise technology projects including
      software applications and infrastructure related projects.
      Must have, or be actively pursuing completion
      of project management certifications: PMP, APMC, CPM, MPM.

      IT MANAGER
      Responsible for developing a working partnership
      with METRO’s business unit staff to determine
      the IT systems and resources required for business
      units to achieve their strategic and tactical goals and
      objectives. Makes formal presentations, and documents
      recommendations and findings to senior staff.
      Assists in the preparation, review, consolidation and
      reporting of the IT operating and capital budget and
      business plans.

      Minimum Requirements:
      Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related
      field. Master’s degree preferred.
      Minimum ten (10) years experience in Information
      Technology with direct management experience
      of multiple, complex systems. Several years experience with large enterprise software solutions, and
      associated components. Three (3) plus years experience
      in a management or leadership role including
      managing staff and project budgets. Experience with
      public transportation systems such as fare collection,
      planning and scheduling, paratransit, vehicle
      location, on time performance or vehicle arrival time
      projection preferred.

      Additional Information:
      The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris
      County, Texas has a zero tolerance drug and alcohol
      policy for all employees. All internal and external
      applicants will be required to undergo drug testing
      before employment and will be subject to further
      drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment.
      Further, employees who perform safety-sensitive
      functions will submit to drug and/or alcohol testing
      in accordance to the Department of Transportation
      (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
      regulatory requirements.

      We provide equal opportunity to all qualified
      individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex,
      national origin, veteran status, genetic information
      or disability.

      Please visit the Careers at METRO page to view
      the full job descriptions and to apply. http://www.ridemetro.org/Pages/Careers.aspx.


    • Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority - Executive Director

      EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
      CENTRAL MIDLANDS REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY (CMRTA)
      DBA THE COMET
      COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA

      The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority
      (CMRTA)/dba The COMET is currently seeking candidates
      for the position of Executive Director/CEO. The
      COMET keeps the buses, the people and in so many
      ways, the vibrant pace of The COMET moving. With a
      new fleet of buses, future service expansion, a growing
      and ever-increasing ridership, THE COMET needs
      a dynamic leader who will develop a culture that
      delivers beyond expectations and holds customer
      satisfaction above all.

      The COMET Executive Director/CEO will have the
      day-to-day responsibility of managing and directing
      all aspects of The COMET’s operations in full compliance
      with directives from The COMET Board of Directors;
      which also includes the Federal, State, Local laws
      and regulations/ordinances; The COMET bylaws, and
      operating agreements with its transit service contractor.
      The COMET recognizes that its success depends
      on effective engagement with the board of directors,
      staff, stakeholders, and the general public. The
      Executive Director will engage with committed employees
      to develop a consistent outstanding experience
      for passengers in the Midlands. The Executive
      Director will be expected to build upon a foundation
      of dependability, timeliness, and accuracy that will
      provide transit service that is efficient, effective, safe,
      reliable, and comfortable.

      The Executive Director will lead an accomplished
      senior management team to further enhance consumer
      engagement and champion transit service
      innovation to utilize new technologies. The Executive
      Director will be expected to nurture a strong corporate
      culture to help realize the values of public transit
      in the Midlands. The value of sustainability and community
      involvement will be key components to growing
      a diverse inclusive multicounty system.

      It is evident that a dynamic leader with strong
      leadership skills is needed to move the COMET in a
      new direction that has been outlined by its Board of
      Directors and Strategic Plan. The Executive Director
      will be given great latitude to operate and grow the
      system with set objectives and benchmarking goals
      of peer systems. The Executive Director will work
      closely with the management of the COMET’s contract
      operator, stakeholders, and the general public
      to ensure continuous synergy and alignment based
      upon the direction of the COMET Board of Directors.
      Qualifications: A minimum five (5) years professional
      experience in public transit system with
      operations, planning, and finance or transit program
      administration is required; with a Masters’ Degree
      in transportation and logistics or equivalent. Graduation
      from an accredited four (4) year college or
      university with major course work in business administration/
      management; finance, transportation
      planning; public administration or a related field. A
      combination of experience, education, and training
      may be considered. Offers a competitive salary and
      benefit package.

      For a detailed job description and set of objectives,
      go to www.catchthecomet.org under view all
      posts section or call (803) 255-7081 to receive a copy.
      To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and salary
      requirements to: HR@CATCHTHECOMET.ORG Attn:
      LeRoy DesChamps, 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC
      29201. Closing date: November 8, 2017.

      THE COMET is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    • Sonoma-Marin Area Rail transit - Deputy General Manager

      SONOMA-MARIN AREA RAIL TRANSIT
      (SMART) – DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER

      Annual Salary - $234,624 - $285,168
      SMART is a new commuter rail service located in
      Northern CA, serving Marin and Sonoma Counties.

      We anticipate beginning revenue service in spring
      of 2017. This position assists the General Manager in
      providing overall leadership of the District. The Deputy
      General Manager supports the General Manager
      by coordinating daily operations activities focusing
      on delivering safe, high quality, efficient passenger
      rail service. Qualified applicants will possess education
      and experience equivalent to a four year college
      degree and at least ten (10) years of management
      experience in a rail transit environment, including
      five (5) years as senior manager in passenger rail
      operations.

      For more information or to apply, email
      lhansley@sonomamarintrain.org. EOE


    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - Project Manager, Vertical Transportation Maintenance

      LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN
      TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
      PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SERVICES CORPORATION
      PROJECT MANAGER, VERTICAL
      TRANSPORTATION MAINTENANCE
      Bulletin No: 004627-001

      Salary Range: $100,048 - $125,070 - $150,072
      LA Metro has an exciting career opportunity for
      a Project Manager in Vertical Transportation Maintenance.
      Qualified candidates must have 5 years’
      experience performing maintenance, repair, and/
      or inspection work on elevators and escalators and
      a Bachelor’s Degree (additional experience may be
      substituted for education). National Association of
      Elevator Safety Authorities (NAESA) Qualified Elevator
      Inspector (QEI) certification is required.

      Application Procedure
      To apply, visit Metro’s website at www.metro.net
      and complete an Online Employment Application.
      Note: All completed online Employment Applications
      must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing
      date.

      Metro/PTSC is an equal employment opportunity
      employer.


    • First Transt (Anaheim, CA) - General Manager

      FIRST TRANSIT – GENERAL MANAGER
      ANAHEIM, CA

      Major Responsibilities
      • Handles all contractual services to include
      administrative functions, information systems,
      parts purchasing, and inventory control.
      • Ensures compliance of all company procedures,
      FQM requirements, and federal laws.
      • Ensures services are provided within budget and
      action plans developed and implemented to
      improve operational efficiencies.
      • Maintains company and contractual assets
      (vehicles, facilities, inventories, tools, and equipment).
      • Analyzes, prepares, and develops budgets and
      forecasts.
      • Assesses resource needs, problems, and trends
      and plans accordingly.
      • Assures a safe working environment.
      • Provides and promotes effective communications
      with customers.
      • Provides leadership and guidance to develop
      location and company bench strength.
      • Establishes training goals and requirements for
      all personnel.
      Minimum Education & Certifications Required:
      • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field
      strongly preferred.
      • Minimum 5 years’ fleet management/operations/
      maintenance leadership experience.
      • Computer literate with a good working knowledge
      of Microsoft Excel and Word.
      • Must have evidence of building solid relationships
      with supervisors, peers, and subordinates.
      • Excellent communication skills.
      • Successful track record in managing budgets
      and/or P&L responsibility.
      • Ability to interface with using agencies, directors,
      elected officials, operators, and all levels of
      hourly and salaried employees, including senior
      management.

      To apply visit us at https://apply.firstgroup
      careers.com/vacancy/12431/description or email
      faith.thompson@firstgroup.com for more information.


    • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority - Job Opportunities

      WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREA
      TRANSIT AUTHORITY - JOB OPPORTUNITIES

      The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
      (WMATA) operates the second largest heavy rail
      transit system, sixth largest bus network, and the
      fifth largest paratransit service in the United States.
      We are seeking solutions oriented decision-makers
      to serve on Bus Transportation Leadership Team. The
      successful candidates will serve as strategic leaders
      that take responsibility for addressing challenges,
      complex issues and necessary changes.

      Our Bus Division serves:
      • 11,129 bus stops and 2,554 shelters
      • 269 routes on 170 lines

      We are currently recruiting for the following
      positions:
      Managing Director Bus Transportation:
      Job ID # 170458
      Assistant Director of Operations (Bus):
      Job ID # 170537

      For complete job details and to apply, go to
      https: www.wmata.com/careers

      WMATA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
      employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration
      for employment without regard to race, color,
      creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender
      identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information,
      physical or mental disability, or status as a protected
      veteran, or any other status protected by applicable
      federal law, except where a bona fide occupational
      qualification exists. Our hiring process is designed to
      be accessible and free from discrimination.


    • First Transit (Central Region) - Senior Vice President

      FIRST TRANSIT – SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
      CENTRAL REGION

      Directs the operations of a Super Region comprised
      of multiple regions and locations, geographically
      dispersed. Through strong leadership skills, is responsible
      for the overall success of the Super Region
      in all functions.

      Major Responsibilities
      • Ensures safety programs and procedures are
      number one in priority.
      • Demonstrates a strong sense of mission in the
      development and execution of a strategic business
      plan. Motivates others by establishing clear
      vision as to the needs necessary to ensure success
      in profit performance, client relations, and
      business development.
      • Effectively interacts with others by demonstrating
      high degree of credibility, and is responsible
      for development of initiatives in support of, and
      development of subordinates.
      • Develops and monitors budget activity within
      the Super Region in order to ensure maximum
      Super Regional performance. Responsible for
      financial performance of the Super Region.
      • Responsible for the management of the Super
      Region’s assets, and vehicle maintenance.
      • Directly supervises the Super Regional staff and
      Region Vice Presidents ensuring company policies
      and procedures are implemented fairly and
      consistently.
      • Maintains excellent customer service relationship
      with Super Region’s customers.
      • Keeps abreast of governmental laws and regulations
      and ensures Super Region is in compliance.
      • Develops programs and supports Human Resource
      goals and objectives, ensures consistency
      in administration of company policies and
      procedures for effective and positive employee
      relations.
      Minimum Education & Certifications Required:
      • 4-year degree or equivalent experience.
      • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
      • 12+ years of management experience in the
      transportation industry.
      • Ability to be persuasive and give leadership to
      subordinates.
      • Skilled in oral and written communications.
      • Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with clients.
      • Strong presentation skills.
      • Strong analytical and reasoning skills.
      • Strong business background in financial, strategic,
      and organizational analysis.

      To apply visit us at https://apply.firstgroupcareers.com/vacancy/12440/description or email
      faith.thompson@firstgroup.com for more information.


    • Metropolitan Planning Organization - Metropolitan Transit Planner

      REGION 1 PLANNING COUNCIL (R1PC) -
      METROPOLITAN TRANSIT PLANNER

      This position works with the Metropolitan Planning
      Organization (MPO) division of the R1PC and the
      Rockford Mass Transit District (RMTD) to administer
      the federally required public transit planning process.
      This position requires a successful candidate to:
      • Act as liaison between the R1PC and RMTD;
      Attends monthly RMTD board meetings and is
      primary staff support for the MPO Mobility Subcommittee.
      • Coordinates with RMTD and MPO staff to develop
      the FTA required Transit Asset Management
      Plan and transit related performance
      measures.
      • Prepares the Coordinated Public Transit – Human
      Services Transportation Plan and transit
      funding section of Transportation Improvement
      Program. Conducts necessary analyses mandated
      by FTA circulars, Federal Register notices
      and current transportation law (FAST-Act).
      • Monitors the Federal Register and FTA Circulars
      for FTA funding sources; Conducts the planning
      process and develops documentation required
      to utilize funding sources.
      • Prepares RMTD Title VI & Environmental Justice
      reports.
      • Prepares RMTD Route and Schedule analyses
      and plans. Conducts field evaluations and
      assessments such as boarding and alighting
      surveys when required. Provide planning recommendations
      for the fixed route transit system.
      • Other duties as assigned by the R1PC and RMTD.

      For the full job description: http://www.rmapil.org/wp-content/uploads/transit_job_description_updated_v2.pdf

      Graduation from an accredited four-year college
      or university with a Bachelor’s degree in urban planning,
      transportation planning, economics or a related
      field. Master’s degree desirable. Five years or more of
      experience with public transit planning is preferred.
      Please submit cover letter, resume, three writing
      samples relevant to the position, and three
      professional references by applying online at www.rockfordil.gov

      The position will remain open until filled.


    • First Transit (Washington, DC) - General Manager

      FIRST TRANSIT – GENERAL MANAGER
      WASHINGTON, D.C.

      Job Purpose
      Direct oversight of location team providing transit
      shuttle service within Washington DC nearly 24
      hours per day, 7 days per week. Initiates, develops,
      and maintains a successful contract relationship
      utilizing location resources and region and corporate
      support.

      Major Responsibilities
      • Handles all contractual services to include
      administrative functions, information systems,
      parts purchasing, and inventory control.
      • Ensures compliance of all company procedures,
      FQM requirements, and federal laws.
      • Working relationship with local unions.
      • Ensures services are provided within budget and
      action plans developed and implemented to
      improve operational efficiencies.
      • Ensures compliance with contractual requirements
      with client agencies.
      • Maintains company and contractual assets
      (vehicles, facilities, inventories, tools, and equipment).
      • Analyzes, prepares, and develops budgets and
      forecasts.
      • Assesses resource needs, problems, and trends
      and plans accordingly.
      • Assures a safe working environment.
      • Provides and promotes effective communications
      with customers.
      • Provides leadership and guidance to develop
      location and company bench strength.
      • Establishes training goals and requirements for
      all personnel.
      Minimum Education & Certifications Required:
      • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field
      strongly preferred.
      • Minimum 5 years’ fleet management/maintenance
      leadership experience.
      • Computer literate with a good working knowledge
      of Microsoft Excel and Word.
      • Must have evidence of building solid relationships
      with supervisors, peers, and subordinates.
      • Excellent communication skills.
      • Successful track record in managing budgets
      and/or P&L responsibility.
      • Ability to interface with using agencies, directors,
      elected officials, operators, and all levels of
      hourly and salaried employees, including senior
      management.

      To apply visit us at https://apply.firstgroupcareers.com/vacancy/10194/description or email
      faith.thompson@firstgroup.com for more information.


    • VIA Metropolitan Transit - Vice President, Fleet and Facilities Maintenance

      VICE PRESIDENT, FLEET AND FACILITIES MAINTENANCE
      VIA METROPOLITAN TRANSIT
      (SAN ANTONIO TX)

      How would you like to live in a state with no income
      tax, in an affordable city that U.S. News & World
      Report ranked in its top 25 out of 100 best places to
      live for 2017? KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by
      VIA Metropolitan Transit to recruit the agency’s next
      Vice President, Fleet and Facilities Maintenance. VIA
      provides San Antonio and surrounding communities
      with bus and paratransit services. With local support,
      a strong financial position (a AAA bond rating), and
      excellent growth potential (Mayor Nirenberg has
      prioritized the development of a more robust public
      transportation system), VIA is at an exciting point in
      its history, and this position will play a key role in its
      future. Reporting to VIA’s Deputy CEO, the winning
      candidate will oversee VIA’s Vehicle Maintenance and
      Facilities Maintenance departments, ensuring that
      VIA’s fleet of over 500 buses, as well as vans and support
      vehicles, operate at peak performance and that
      its operating and customer facilities are maintained
      in a state-of-good-repair. Among others, responsibilities
      will include directing operational functions; implementing
      and monitoring policies to ensure consistency
      with good business practices and federal,
      state, and local requirements; implementing controls
      to ensure compliance with agency goals, budgets,
      and standards; analyzing operations and monitoring
      performance; identifying and solving problems; developing
      and evaluating contract scopes and vendor
      proposals; and evaluating the work of consultants,
      contract personnel, and vendors. The ideal candidate
      will be energetic, responsive, collaborative, and interested
      in emerging technologies; have knowledge
      of and experience with large-scale CNG vehicle and
      filling-station operations and maintenance (highly
      desirable); have ten-plus progressive years of directly
      related mass transit experience, five-plus in fleet
      maintenance management; and have a Bachelor’s
      in a related field. (An equivalent combination of
      education and experience may be acceptable.) This
      is an excellent opportunity with a progressive agency
      that offers attractive compensation, relocation, and
      equal opportunity. VIA values diversity at all levels of
      its workforce — women and minorities are encouraged
      to apply. To be considered, go to https://jobs.
      kl2connects.com, select the Vice President, Fleet and
      Facilities Maintenance listing, and upload a letter of
      interest, resume, salary history, and 4-5 professional
      references. If you have additional questions contact
      Jeff Popovich at jeff@kl2connects.com.


    • Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority - Director of Service Quality Management

      GREATER CLEVELAND REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY

      GCRTA seeks leader who is inspired by our mission
      to provide safe, reliable, clean and courteous public
      transportation services. We are a well-recognized
      and high performing public agency (North America’s
      Best Public Transportation System in 2007) providing
      public transportation to the greater Cleveland area.
      We are proud to be one of northeast Ohio’s major employers
      with over 2,300 employees in a service area of
      460 square miles serving 200,000 customers daily or
      50 million rides annually through Bus, BRT, Paratransit
      and both Light and Heavy Rail.

      DIRECTOR OF SERVICE QUALITY MANAGEMENT
      The director leads the Service Quality Management
      department, which integrates bus and rail supervision
      under one roof. The position works in a 24/7
      fast-paced and demanding environment. The director
      serves as the principal leader for RTA’s daily bus,
      rail and paratransit service delivery. He/she manages
      all bus and rail field supervision and the Integrated
      Communications Center assuring compliance with
      applicable operating rules, regulations and procedures
      governing safe, timely and professional service.
      The director ensures the achievement of scorecard
      goals, performance improvement outcomes and the
      overall quality of service. The director participates
      in short and long-term strategic planning, ensuring
      alignment of department strategies with GCRTA’s
      priorities.

      Applicants must have a Bachelors’ degree in
      Business Administration, Business Management,
      Transportation or Civil Engineering, or a related
      area. Applicants must also have a minimum of four
      (4) years of managerial experience in a multi-modal
      transit environment, including leading and directing
      multiple tasks and groups, addressing various levels
      of organizational concerns, effectively communicating
      with various levels of internal and external customers,
      providing practical and business solutions to
      organizational problems, and other related managerial
      experience. Demonstrated time management,
      problem-solving and leadership and communication
      skills.

      Additional information and online application
      can be found at www.riderta.com/careers

      EOE
      Drug-free workplace


    • Kidde Fire Protection Systems - Senior Manager, Commercial ground Vehicle Business Development

      SENIOR MANAGER, COMMERCIAL
      GROUND VEHICLE BUSINESS
      DEVELOPMENT,
      UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS,
      KIDDE FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS (FPS)

      Kidde Fire Protection Systems (FPS) is celebrating our
      100th year in 2017 and is currently seeking a Senior
      Manager in our Commercial Ground Vehicle Business.
      This position sits in our headquarters in Wilson,
      NC (45 minutes east of Raleigh, NC) and reports
      directly to the General Manager of the Kidde global
      business. Kidde FPS is a global organization of close
      to 900 employees with offices in the UK, Australia,
      France and Germany and North Carolina. We design,
      manufacture and service fire protection systems and
      components and provide integrated solutions for
      commercial, regional, business and military aircraft,
      helicopters and ground vehicles such as buses, paratransit
      and Humvees.

      This position offers an exciting opportunity to
      lead a diverse multinational team to develop and
      implement the growth strategy for fire protection on
      commercial bus applications. This position leads a
      team that has responsibility to drive significant profitable
      year on year sales growth for the commercial
      ground vehicle market for Kidde globally through
      direct sales initiatives, tailored engineering solutions
      to meet customer needs, and other business models
      / channels to market.

      For more information, contact our recruiter,
      Patrick Hewett at patrick.hewett@utas.utc.com or +1
      (952) 892-8145. Apply online at: https://jobs.utc.com/job/wilson/senior-manager-commercial-groundvehicle-business-development/1566/5627086


    • First Transit (Lawnside, NJ) - Operations Manager

      FIRST TRANSIT – OPERATIONS MANAGER
      LAWNSIDE, NJ

      Job Purpose
      Assists the General Manager and Asst. General
      Manager in supervising daily paratransit operations.
      Monitors employee performance, identifies safety
      issues, and addresses operational needs. Specific job
      responsibilities will vary by location.

      Major Responsibilities
      • Assumes first-line supervision of location employees.
      Ensures policies and procedures are
      followed.
      • Assists the General Manager in day-to-day
      oversight of operations including payroll, driver
      scheduling and attendance, DOT & customer
      compliance.
      • Coordinates the dispatching, in-service monitoring,
      and turn-in activities of daily operations.
      Acts as back up member of Dispatch or Scheduling
      team.
      • Develops manpower requirements, and evaluating
      trip patterns for run structure revisions.
      • Develops procedure for Dispatchers Schedulers
      and Drivers.
      • Holds routine meetings with Dispatch and
      Scheduling staff to respond to service issues and
      keep staff abreast of changes and requirements.
      • Completes necessary daily and/or weekly reports.
      • Recommends and disciplines operations personnel.
      Interviews necessary drivers and staff
      and completes complaint investigations.
      • Informs General Manager of potential risks in the
      operation.
      • Implements management policies and makes
      decisions regarding proper enforcement.
      • Recommends actions to General Manager including
      personnel and discipline.
      Minimum Education & Certifications Required:
      • 3-5 years’ experience in transportation.
      • 2-3 years’ supervisory experience preferred.
      • Detailed reporting experience.
      • Computer literate with working knowledge of
      Microsoft Office.
      • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and manage
      time effectively.
      • Ability to appropriately interact with employees
      of all levels including drivers, customers, senior
      management, client representatives, union officials,
      and general public.
      • Work extended hours regularly, including weekends
      and holidays.
      • Demonstrate regular and consistent attendance
      and punctuality
      • Possess working vehicle to travel within service
      area as needed.
      • Meet customer certification requirements in Trapeze
      software and act as system administrator to
      resolve local user issues.
      • All candidates subject to a pre-employment
      background check and drug/alcohol screen.

      To apply visit us at https://apply.firstgroupcareers.com/vacancy/11741/description or email
      faith.thompson@firstgroup.com for more information.


    • Bi-State Development - Director of Program Development and Grants

      BI-STATE DEVELOPMENT (METRO)
      DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM
      DEVELOPMENT AND GRANTS

      Department: Program Development & Grants
      Reports to: Sr. VP Finance & CFO

      Mission
      Support Metro’s capital needs by obtaining
      and administering grant funding in accordance
      with all applicable laws, regulations and guidelines.
      Identify, develop, and manage capital programs
      for the Agency. Acquire and coordinate any and all
      internal/external resources (grants, funding, personnel)
      needed to implement capital projects. Ensure
      completion of projects within allotted time and
      resources. Establish and maintain effective working
      relationships with funding sources, public officials,
      and Agency managers and staff.

      Essential Outcomes
      • Develop Agency’s three-year capital budget and
      update annually.
      • Identify, prioritize and monitor capital projects.
      • Ensure all approved Agency projects are identified
      in the required regional planning documents.
      • Identify and project annual levels of funding
      from federal, state, local and agency sources.
      • Secure federal, state or local funding for projects
      by preparing and filing all required applications
      and supporting documents within the specified
      timeframes.
      • Negotiate with funding sources for favorable
      interpretations of rules, regulations and laws in
      support of agency capital improvement program.
      • Manage the coordination, development and
      maintenance of the agency’s state of good
      repair and asset management program including
      development and regular update of asset
      management plan.
      • Prepare and present reports as requested to
      executive level management.
      • Prepare for and participate in Agency Board
      meetings as requested.
      • Communicate orally and in writing with Agency
      personnel and management to obtain technical
      information or disseminate grant information.
      • Develop and maintain strong working relationship
      with key funding source representatives.
      • Identify opportunities, develop and administer
      third-party contracts for local agencies and service
      providers.
      • Develop and maintain third-party grant administration
      relationships and provide technical
      assistance in all grant related rules, regulations
      and laws.
      • Serve as agency liaison for all communication
      with federal, state and local funding sources.
      • Develop and implement Agency-wide training
      on grants procedures and guidelines.
      • Address issues and problems affecting funding
      to support agency’s capital improvement program.
      • Coordinate agency departments to respond to
      grant related audits and reviews.
      • Coordinate the grant funding and grant administration
      processes with the capital budgeting
      and procurement processes.
      • Provide effective direction and supervision to
      department staff.
      • Ensure grants are completed and closed in a
      timely manner.
      • Represent Agency at public forums and meetings.
      • Communicate and ensure agency compliance
      with all applicable federal, state and local grant
      related policies, rules, regulations and laws and
      stay abreast of legal, regulatory and policy developments
      affecting agency.
      • Manage Agency’s natural gas program for facilities.
      Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
      Core Competencies:
      • Builds Networks
      • Ensures Accountability
      • Collaborates
      • Communicates Effectively
      • Manages Complexity
      • Decision Quality
      • Plans and Aligns
      • Interpersonal Savvy
      • Organizational Savvy
      • Balances Stakeholders

      Comprehensive knowledge and understanding
      of Agency’s capital program development process.
      Comprehensive knowledge and understanding
      of all laws, regulations and guidelines affecting
      grant programs, particularly the transit programs.
      Considerable knowledge of and familiarity with key
      funding source personnel. Considerable knowledge
      of Agency and funding sources’ procurement policies
      and procedures. Considerable knowledge of federal
      regional planning regulations and their impact on
      Agency projects. Considerable knowledge and understanding
      of federal and state appropriations processes.

      Considerable knowledge and understanding
      of federal apportionment methodology. Knowledge
      and understanding of public/governmental financial
      reporting principles and systems. Familiarity with architectural/
      engineering and construction processes.

      Ability to prepare creative justification and rationale
      to support funding requests. Ability to communicate
      effectively, both verbally and in writing, with funding
      source staff and federal, state and local public
      officials. Ability to provide sound direction and leadership
      to staff. Ability to utilize Agency information
      technology to obtain desired results. Ability to manage
      an Agency-wide program of projects.

      Education:
      Degree: B.A./B.S. required. M.A./M.S. preferred.
      Field: Public administration, planning or
      related field.

      Experience:
      Years: Ten (10) years minimum required.
      Field: Government and/or public transit or
      related public sector work.

      For more information or to apply online please
      visit bistatedev.org/careers


    • Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority - Job Opportunities

      POSITIONS AVAILABLE

      The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
      (MARTA) is the ninth largest transit system in the U.S.
      and North America, providing bus, rail and mobility
      service to an average of half a million passengers
      daily. As the leading transit provider for the region
      for over thirty-five years, MARTA has contributed to
      the development of a booming convention industry
      and the attraction of numerous businesses and
      corporations.

      We are currently seeking applicants for:
      -Supv Mobility Reservations-IRC40735
      -Supv Network Operations Center-IRC39402
      -Supplier Diversity Program Analyst-IRC39865
      -Gen Supt Rail Car Maintenance-IRC41249
      -Journeyman ET-Rail Car Maintenance-IRC38530
      -Inspector-IRC39420

      Please visit our website at www.itsmarta.com
      to create a profile, apply and get more information
      about these exciting job opportunities.

      MARTA pomotes Equal Employment Opportunity


    • Community Transit - Maintenance Development Instructor

      I’m Community Transit.
      And I teach it.
      NOW HIRING
      MAINTENANCE DEVELOPMENT INSTRUCTOR
      $40.00/hr
      PLUS
      EXCELLENT BENEFITS
      Community Transit is hiring
      a Maintenance Development Instructor
      to be a part of a rapidly growing agency.
      APPLY TODAY
      Submit your application online at
      www.communitytransit.org/jobs
       

       

    • Regional Transportation District - Assistant General Manager, Rail Operations

      ​We currently have the following position available:
      ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER, RAIL OPERATIONS

      Description of Work: This position provides leadership
      and direction to Rail Operations. Applications
      will be accepted until October 26, 2017. For a complete
      job description and to apply for this position,
      please visit our website at www.rtd-denver.com/
      careers.

      Regional Transportation District (RTD)
      Denver, CO 80202
      EOE/AA/Drug Free


    • Hampton Roads Transit - SR Scheduler

      SR SCHEDULER

      Hampton Roads Transit is seeking a Sr Scheduler to
      manage the preparation of transit schedules and is
      responsible for the development and implementation
      of efficient and cost-effective bus and rail schedules.
      The Sr Scheduler is responsible for creating daily
      and weekly duties that conform and are in accordance
      with the Union Contract and ATU, Local 1177.

      Essential Job Functions:
      Supervises and coordinates work performed by
      scheduling staff; coordinates and prepares all scheduling
      functions for transit services including schedule
      development calculation of miles and hours, runcutting,
      rostering and posting, and all documentation;
      prepares the schedule analysis allocating miles and
      hours of service by TDCHR member city; evaluate
      schedules, conduct counts and recommend modifications;
      make run sheets to conform to the known
      amount of work and the time element in which the
      work must be performed; makes schedules conform
      with the number of runs to be made to equate with
      the amount of personnel or operators to be used on
      any given sign-up; ensures runs conform with the
      working contract between the local union at any
      given time, pertaining to daily, weekly and spread
      time hours and other specifications of the contract;
      develop schedules, time points, headways, driver’s
      time cards, running boards, direct transportation
      points and any other related activities prior to the
      instituting of new services or a change of existing
      service utilizing GIRO/HASTUS; makes comprehensive
      statistical analysis of complete or categorical
      operations of the system, broken down into platform,
      deadhead and layover times, miles per hour, revenue
      miles, deadhead miles; prepare master payroll utilizing
      HASTUS for accurate maintenance and daily
      reporting of operators’ pay time and daily miles on
      schedule analysis; and coordinate with the Planners
      on the implementation of new and revised service.
      Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
      Must have the ability to work with a variety of
      people, as this position requires extensive interaction
      and coordination with staff members as well as,
      but not limited to, city officials, local businesses and
      customers. Must successfully demonstrate analytical,
      quantitative, verbal and written skills.

      Software Knowledge:
      Proficiency in using HASTUS, Adobe Reader and
      TransitMaster software applications.

      Education and Experience:
      Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Transportation,
      Urban Studies, Engineering, or a related field. Previous
      work experience in Transportation or Planning
      required.

      To view complete job description and to apply
      for the Sr. Scheduler position, please visit our website
      at www.gohrt.com/transitcareers/

      Hampton Roads Transit is an Equal Opportunity
      Employer


    • Twin Transit - General Manager

      GENERAL MANAGER
      Twin Transit
      Centralia, Washington
      Salary: $101,000 - $115,000 

      For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments." For questions, please call 206-368-0050.
      The Lewis Public Transportation Benefit Area, also known as Twin Transit, is located in Lewis County, Washington, halfway between Seattle and Portland, Oregon. Twin Transit provides transit services in the cities of Centralia and Chehalis, and operates four fixed bus routes, along with complementary paratransit service for persons with disabilities. The agency employs a staff of 28 and has a 2017 operating budget of $2,251,637.
      Appointed by and serving at the pleasure of the Board of Directors, the General Manager is responsible for the overall administration of Twin Transit, supports and evaluates the performance of supervisory personnel, and performs other related work as needed, including Human Resources, Accounting, Procurement, Grant Management and Clerk of the Board duties.
      A bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Human Resources, Urban Planning, Accounting, Finance, or Business Management, and a minimum of four years of experience as a local government manager or supervisor is required. A master's degree in Public Administration or Business Administration, and demonstrated experience in public transit is highly preferred.
      First review:  November 5, 2017 (open until filled).

    • TriMet - Manager, Service Performance and Analysis

      ​Manager, Service Performance and Analysis

      About Transportation:
      Help keep the wheels turning while delivering the safe service our growing region demands.  Our Transportation Operations Division is made up of analysts, schedule and workforce teams, operators, Paratransit and more.  We continuously improve our techniques and ideas needed to move forward and ensure our customers are provided with a safe and reliable form of transportation.  We don’t just push the barrier, we remove it.

      About this role:
      As our Manager of Service Performance, you will be responsible for directing all technical analysis of transportation and maintenance operational data.  You will lead and develop a team of analysts to study all areas of transit operations, with heavy focus on operations scheduling, planning, and delivery of service to our customers in order to improve their satisfaction across the region.   Using your analytical skills, you will work on special project requests from the FTA, collaborate with other agencies across the globe, and maintain a deep understand of dashboards and KPI monitoring.  In this position, you are a key stakeholder able to tell TriMet’s story through data, and this position is mission critical to ensuring our Agency remains a national leader in transit.   
      Responsibilities:
      -Develop and monitor key performance indicators that align with TriMet Strategic Business Plan. 
      -Lead the professional development of the Operations Analysis team in technical advances in statistical and database analysis and electronic data collection through education, performance management, professional groups, and associations. 
      -Direct all technical analysis of transit operations and maintenance data collection, reporting, forecasting and evaluation. 
      -Manage and train staff of the Operations Analysis unit in operational and performance analysis of transit transportation and maintenance functions. 
      -Develop transit operations analysis methods which ensure accurate, consistent, replicable information for transit operational, planning, and financial decisions. 
      -Develop performance reports for Transportation and Maintenance Divisions.
      -Produce ad hoc analysis for all departments within the Agency.  
      Minimum Qualifications:
      -Bachelor’s degree in Transportation, Engineering, Systems Analysis, Public Administration or related field.Bachelor’s degree in Transportation, Engineering, Systems Analysis, Public Administration or related field.
      -10 years progressively responsible experience in transportation operations or planning, with at least six years with a multi-modal transit agency.
      -At least three years of experience in mass transit operations analysis, performance measurement, statistics, process, and organizational improvement.

      Preferred Qualifications:
      -Experience using database software or other applications and languages including SQL, R, SAS, Python, and HTML. Experience using database software or other applications and languages including SQL, R, SAS, Python, and HTML.
      -Master’s degree in Transportation, Engineering, Systems Analysis, Public Administration related field. 
      -Experience with Project Management.
      -Or any combination of training and experience.

    • Metrorail Safety Commission - Executive Director

      ​Metrorail Safety Commission
      Executive Director

      The Metrorail Safety Commission (MSC) is recruiting for an Executive Director to undertake the challenges of building, leading and establishing a newly created State Safety Oversight Agency (SSOA) for the second largest transit system in the United States, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) in Washington, DC.
      The selected candidate will ensure a commitment to effective safety oversight program administration through direct leadership, role modeling, establishing working relationships with WMATA personnel, building and managing a team of skilled and qualified auditors and implementing practices which promote accountability across all organizational levels. The position is responsible for identifying and developing short, medium, and long-range operational strategies to ensure: strong oversight of WMATA; cost-effective SSOA operations; a positive working relationship with all levels of MSC staff, WMATA personnel and other external stakeholders such as regulatory agencies and governmental bodies; and a safety-focused culture. Furthermore, the Executive Director must comprehend and execute the necessary strategies to effectively and collaboratively support changes underway at WMATA, while remaining sensitive to pragmatic considerations in the operating environment. The Executive Director will perform other related duties as assigned and required by the MSC Board including communicating with other external stakeholders and the media.
      The selected candidate will serve at the will of the MSC Board and should possess a minimum of 10 years of executive experience focusing on transportation safety with at least 5 years of experience associated with Safety Management Systems, independent audit or reviews, and/or transportation safety management. Knowledge of Federal, State, and local laws and regulations is required. Candidates must have a degree in business administration, public administration, management, transportation, or a related field.
      For additional information or to submit a resume, interested candidates should send a resume to Gregg A. Moser, Krauthamer & Associates at gmoser@krauthamerinc.com.
       

  • Notices

    • Connecticut Department of Transportation - Legal Notice

      The Connecticut Department of Transportation will be requiring professional consultant services for the 2018 calendar year. Consultant firms must be prequalified by the Department in order to provide services. Additional information can be obtained by visiting: www.ct.gov/dot/business/consultant/selection and following the Annual Consultant Prequalification link or by contacting the Consultant Selection Office at (860) 594-3017.

      Submittals must be hand delivered by 3:00 pm on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 or postmarked by this date and received within 3 days. No submittals will be accepted after the due date.

      Connecticut Department of Transportation
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