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 Careers At APTA

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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


Policy Analyst
American Public Transportation Association has an opening for a Policy Analyst who is intrigued by the role that cities and great mobility can have on the lives of the average person, the productivity of a business and the sustainability of the planet. As a Policy Analyst, you will play an integral role in collecting the data, telling the stories of success and failure, and charting the future of how Americans travel in their communities. The Policy Analyst has an appreciation of data but is cognizant of the practical political, logistical and fiscal realities that affect policymakers today.

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Director-Engineering and Commuter Rail Operations
The American Public Transportation Association has an immediate need for a Director-Engineering and Commuter Rail Operations to serve as its Chief Engineer and lead the association’s rail and bus engineering initiatives and programs. Duties consist of: working closely with industry, academia, and federal partners; serving as APTA’s lead on commuter rail topics; and leading transportation technical committees.

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Administrative Assistant – Workforce Development & Educational Services
American Public Transportation Association is seeking a self-starter to perform a broad range of administrative and educational programs support to departmental staff in a fast-paced setting. Duties include, but are not limited to administrative and data management support for major meetings, workshops, seminars, webinars and online educational programs/services.

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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.​​​

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 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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