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The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is North America’s foremost organization dedicated to the advancement of public transit. APTA is a nonprofit international association of over 1,500 member organizations which include transit systems, planning, design, construction and finance firms, product and service providers, academic institutions, and state associations and departments of transportation.

The American Public Transportation Association offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. We are on the orange/blue and red Metro lines. To apply for any of the positions listed below, please send resume with salary history and cover letter to:

American Public Transportation Association
ATTN: Human Resources Department
1300 I Street NW
Suite 1200 East
Washington, DC 20005

or email it to aptajobs@apta.com or fax to 202-496-4326


 


Assistant Vice President - Public Safety, Operations & Technical Services

 

Washington DC based Association is seeking a dynamic Assistant Vice President to lead our public transportation safety, security, operations and technical services area. Duties will include oversight of activities and program development and management for Rail Safety Audit Program, Commuter Rail Safety Program, the Bus Safety Management Program as well as the APTA Peer Review Program. This work also includes oversight to the Association’s Standards Development Program. Provides guidance and support to committees and conferences. Must be able to set budgets and manage staff. Consensus building and strengthening the Association’s working relationships with relevant government agencies and Congressional Committees will be vitally important for this role. Successful candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in transportation, engineering, business management, planning or related field; 10 or more years’ professional experience required. Highly desirable to have a minimum of 5 years’ experience at a senior management level in public sector transportation agencies, preferably with responsibility for, or oversight of, transportation operations, including commuter rail. Project/program management experience also required. Must have strong organizational, management and interpersonal skills with knowledge of transportation policy development.

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Administrative Assistant - Workforce Development & Educational Services

 

Washington, DC association is seeking a self-starter to perform a broad range of administrative and educational programs to support departmental staff in a fast-paced setting. Duties include, but are not limited to administrative and database management support for major meetings, workshops, seminars, webinars and online educational programs/services. Previous experience working at an association, academic institution, non-profit or foundation, preferred. High school graduate (some college preferred) with a minimum 5 years of related experience. The position requires a high degree of skill in grammar, spelling and punctuation as well as accurate, neat and complete correspondence. Excellent skills and experience with the entire MS Office Suite required. Excellent oral and written communication skills and proofreading skills are required. Must be able interact comfortably with all levels of staff as well as APTA members. Individual must be capable of performing substantial administrative functions and work with minimum supervision. Individual must be able to handle several projects simultaneously. Superior organizational skills are a must. Some travel may be required. 

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Coordinator – Educational Services

 

Washington, DC association is seeking a coordinator to perform a broad range of program duties in support of the American Public Transportation Foundation as well as department led industry programs in a fast-paced setting. Duties include, but are not limited to planning, implementation and support of a range of staff and member development programs in the areas of the foundation scholarship program, vendor/outside resources, meeting coordination/planning, fundraising activities, contract management, database management and web site content updates. Previous experience working at an association, academic institution, non-profit or foundation, preferred. Associate degree required (Bachelors preferred) with a minimum 5 years of related experience. The position requires a high degree of skill in grammar, spelling and punctuation as well as accurate, neat and complete correspondence. Excellent skills and experience with the entire MS Office Suite required. Excellent oral and written communication skills and proofreading skills are required. Must be able interact comfortably with all levels of staff as well as APTA members. Individual must be capable of performing substantial departmental support functions and work with minimum supervision. Individual must be able to handle several projects simultaneously. Excellent organizational skills are a must. Some travel may be required.

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Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

American Public Transportation Association is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is the Association's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity in all aspects of employment. The company strives to employ and promote the best qualified person for each job and in so doing will comply with all legal requirements.

It is the Association's policy to provide equal employment opportunity in full compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, appropriate provisions of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, the federal Executive Orders in connection with, but not limited to, hiring, placement, upgrading, transfer or demotion, recruiting, advertising or solicitation, compensation, training, layoff or termination, participation in social and recreational functions, and use of employee facilities. Further, it is APTA’s policy to maintain and promote nondiscrimination regarding race, color, creed, national origin or ancestry, marital status, gender, physical or mental handicap or other status protected by law unrelated to ability, sexual orientation, religion, political philosophy, unfavorable discharge from military service or age in all phases of employment practices in accordance with all applicable laws and Executive Orders.

It is also the Association's policy to provide equal employment opportunity in compliance with the DC Human Rights Act of 1977.

Periodic analyses of all personnel actions will be conducted to ensure fair employment practices are followed. Breach of these policies by any employee will be grounds for disciplinary actions.

A Diversity Plan has been adopted to reaffirm the Association's longstanding and continuing commitment to diversity goals that result in diversity being encouraged, promoted and celebrated throughout all levels of the Association during the normal course of the Association's business and programs.​

 

 Benefits available to all full-time employees

 
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Education Assistance
  • Fitness Center
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Holidays
  • Jury Duty
  • Legal Resources
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Military Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Tax Deferred Savings 401(k) Plan
  • Training and Professional Development
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Travel and Accident Insurance
  • Unpaid Leave of Absence
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zipcar
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