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 Classifieds for March 9, 2018

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. 


Table Of Contents

  • Bids/Proposals

    • Long Beach Transit - RFP

      RFP NO. 18-038

      The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals from qualified contractors interested in providing Long Beach Transit (LBT) with Mobile Gateway Routers (MGR), including installation, and implementation services.

      The RFP, Terms, Conditions Requirements and specifications may be obtained by visiting our eProcurement system PlanetBids (

      A pre-bid meeting to clarify any contractual or technical issues of the RFP will be held on March 13, 2018, at 10:00 am PST via WebEx. Attendance is not necessary in order to submit a bid. To obtain more information access LBT’s eProcurement system.

      All proposals must be submitted in strict compliance with the proposal Instructions as prescribed in the RFP, and must be received at LBT’s reception lobby no later than 2:00 pm PST, on or before April 11, 2018.

    • NEORide - RFP


      Notice is hereby given that NEORide is requesting proposals for a Mobile Fare Collection System (RFP 2018-01)
      A copy of the RFP is available by contacting Dean J. Harris at (330) 334-6877 or emailing
      Bids must be received in the offices of NEORide on or before April 6, 2018 by 11:00 AM.

    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - IFB


      LACMTA will receive Bids/Proposals for OP50698 - Stake Bed Trucks at the 9th Floor Receptionist Desk, Vendor/Contract Management Department, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (9th Floor).
      All Bids must be submitted to LACMTA, and be filed at the reception desk, 9th floor, V/CM Department, on or before 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at which time bids will be opened and publicly read. Bids received after the above date and time may be rejected and returned unopened. Each Bid must be sealed and marked Bid No. OP50698. A Pre-Bid conference will be held on 01-Mar-2018 09:00:00, at One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012, Arcadia: Room 08-95.

      For a copy of the Bid specifications go to or for further information email Aryani Guzman at


    • Milwaukee Transport Services, Inc. - RFP


      Milwaukee Transport Services, Inc. (MTS) is a quasi-governmental instrumentality of Milwaukee County and the operator of the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS). MTS is seeking a firm to conduct a Compensation Study as described herein for all non-union positions. RFP MM-02-18 COMPENSATION STUDY can be downloaded from our website at under Business Partners and active bids & RFPs. Director of Materials Management Stephanie Baker is the contact.


    • VIA Metropolitan Transit - RFP

      VIA CONTRACT #18-264

      VIA Metropolitan Transit is seeking proposals from responsible firms for Pilot Mobility on Demand Rideshare.  Proposals will be accepted until 4:45 PM, May 10, 2018.  Proposals received after that time and date will not be considered.
      A Pre-proposal Conference will be held at 10:00 AM, March 23, 2018, in the Admin Board Room at 800 W. Myrtle, San Antonio, Texas 78212.
      Proposal documents may be obtained from VIA’s Procurement Department, 800 W. Myrtle, Suite 203, San Antonio, Texas 78212.  Please visit to register with VIA and to download the document. Information on current solicitations is listed under the View Procurement Opportunities section.

  • Help Wanted

    • Dallas Area Rapid Transit - Chief Engineering Officer


      Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is seeking a Chief Engineering Officer to manage the resources and activities of the Operations & Maintenance contractor, subcontractors and third parties involved in inspection, maintenance, design and construction activities along the right-of-way owned by the Dallas Area Rapid Transit and Fort Worth Transportation Authority. The Maintenance of Way disciplines include track, bridges & other structures, facilities, communications & signals. This position oversees projects and contracts totaling $20,000,000 annually.

      To view the full job description and apply online, please visit and apply there.

    • Miami Dade County - Assistant Director, DTPW Rail Services

      Salary: $121,809.48 - $197,024.88

      Minimum Qualifications:
      Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Mechanical, Electrical/Electronics, Civil, Industrial Engineering; Engineering Technology or related field. A minimum of six years of progressively responsible experience in mass rail transportation operations or maintenance to include supervisory experience direction, management, planning and oversight of a large workforce of administrative, technical, skilled and operating personnel for executing revenue operations and maintenance of fixed guideway rapid transit systems and rolling stock. Proof of education and work experience to meet minimum qualifications must be presented and will be verified.

      Recruitment Notes:
      The Assistant Director, DTPW Rail Services reports directly to the Deputy Director of Operations and is a senior level executive, managerial, and technical position of a complex nature. The incumbent will exercise significant autonomy in the directing, controlling, and overseeing all rail services which includes the Rail Maintenance, Track and Guideway, Rail Transportation, and Metromover Divisions. The Rail Services area encompasses 23 Metrorail Stations with 136 railcars on a 25-mile dual track, elevated rapid transit system, and 22 Metromover Stations with 29 automated cars on a 4.4-mile electrically-powered track. The Assistant Director, DTPW Rail Services will have oversight for an estimated budget CSTof over $59 Million.

      About Miami-Dade County:
      Miami-Dade County offers excellent benefits that include full medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; optional 457 pre-tax savings plan; optional flexible spending accounts; 13 paid holidays; vacation and sick leave; contributory membership in the Florida Retirement System; professional development; and a tuition reimbursement program.
      Applicants who previously applied need not re-apply.

      Applicants must apply online no later than Saturday, March 31, 2018 at: to JO# 47343.
      OR go to the following URL:

    • Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District - Chief Real Estate & Development Officer


      NICTD intends to hire a pro-active, team-focused, and enthusiastic Chief Real Estate & Development Officer who will lead and supervise all aspects of the South Shore Line’s real estate and development functions primarily, but not limited to, NICTD’s Double Track NWI and West Lake Corridor Projects. Working in tandem with project managers, project staff, consultants, and other project stakeholders, this person will ensure that all facets of real estate acquisition and management for the Double Track NWI and West Lake Corridor Projects occur on schedule and within budget. Qualifications, job details, and application instructions are at:

      Salary and Benefits: Salary is projected between $80,000 to $110,000 based on education, skills, and work history. The benefit package includes full health benefits for the employee and family, vacation, compensatory time, supplemental pension, and other fringe benefits. The position is eligible for relocation benefits.

      Deadline to Apply: 5 p.m., March 29, 2018. Apply early; NICTD reserves the option to close this opportunity before the stated deadline.

    • Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District - Job Opportunities

      Is recruiting for the following positions:
      $81,764.80 - $104,332.80 Annually
      Open date: February 2, 2018
      Close date: March 30, 2018
      Under general direction, assists HR Director in planning, managing, coordinating and overseeing assigned HR operations, activities, programs, and personnel for the agency. Second in command, responsible for the daily operations for an assigned area within the HR department.

      Qualifications: BA or equivalent and five years professional experience in HR, business or public administration experience including two years supervisory experience, preferably in a public agency. Experience in public organization is preferred. For a complete, detailed job description, visit our website:

      $75,566.40 - $96,470.40 Annually
      Open date: February 5, 2018
      Close date: April 5, 2018
      Under direction of the CEO/General Manager, the Safety, Security and Risk Manager is responsible for management and oversight of the Risk Department and its functions. Plan, organize, implement and administer occupational, environmental and industrial safety programs, security and risk management programs, processes, policies and procedures. Oversee security and emergency preparedness functions.

      Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Public Administration, Environmental or Occupational Health and/or Safety, Criminal Justice, or closely related field and four (4) years experience in a safety role preferably within a transportation agency, including two (2) years supervisory experience preferably in a public agency. For a complete, detailed job description, visit our website:
      METRO’s generous benefit package includes CalPERS retirement, life insurance, and full medical, dental and vision coverage.
      Qualified individuals must submit an on-line Santa Cruz METRO application and resume at: AA/EOE/M/F/D/V

    • American Public Transportation Association - Director-Bus, Paratransit & Surface Transit


      American Public Transportation Association is looking for a Director-Bus, Paratransit & Surface Transit to handle program management duties related to public transit bus, paratransit and surface modal operations, technology, design, and maintenance consistent with APTA objectives and APTA members’ requirements. He/she will also be responsible for the technical aspects and oversight of the Bus Transit Program in APTA’s Standards Development Program.

      Candidate must have B.S. degree in Engineering or related field with 8 years minimum of related experience, including demonstrated project and/or technical management expertise. Direct experience in engineering at a transit agency is preferred. Experience in alternative fuel technology and autonomous vehicles is also preferred. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with people and organizations as well as work independently and under pressure meeting multiple deadlines. Must be willing to travel to support reviews, committees and conferences. Metro Center location with excellent benefits. Send cover letter and resume with salary history to: Human Resources, American Public Transportation Association, 1300 I Street, NW, Suite 1200 East, Washington, DC 20005, email to or fax to 202-496-4326. EOE M/F/D Principals Only

    • Sacramento Regional Transit District - Operations Training Specialist

      $36.00 - $50.00 hourly
      (Plus Excellent Benefits)

      The purpose of this position is to conduct training with operators in the safe and proper operations of fixed route services through developing training, instructions materials, facilitate classroom instruction, conduct behind the wheel training and defensive driving techniques.

      For complete information on position and application filing instructions, contact RT at 2810 O Street, Sacramento, or (916) 556-0298. RT will make reasonable efforts to accommodate applicants with disabilities. RT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

    • Sound Transit - Senior Fire Protection System Safety Engineer

      JOB #18-01283
      SALARY: $94,482.00 - $118,103.00 Annually
      CLOSING DATE: 03/161/18, 5:00 PM

      As a member of the System Safety Assurance certification team, this position provides expertise and strong working knowledge for fire protection system evaluations, analyses, and oversight during the design, installation and commissioning of fire, life, and safety systems. Fire protection systems will be evaluated and analyzed primarily for transit facilities, transit maintenance facilities, public transit stations, transit tunnel fire protection systems, transit guideway systems, and train control centers for all Sound Transit projects. The successful candidate will rely upon experience and knowledge of fire protection systems and regulations to ensure that Agency Safety, technical compliance, system performance, and quality assurance, operating and functionality goals are met or exceeded. Experience and working knowledge of building management systems and “Fireworks” operating systems are preferred but not required.

      Education and Experience:
      Bachelor of Science in engineering or natural sciences and a minimum of 10 years of Fire Protection Systems Engineering experience that includes; design work; working with consultants and contractors; and engineering field work. Preferred three years of experience working in a rail or transit related environment; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
      Required Licenses or Certifications:
      • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
      Preferred Licenses or Certifications:
      • Possession of an active endorsement in fire protection preferred.
      • NFPA Certifications preferred.

      For complete job details and to apply, go to

      Sound Transit is an equal opportunity employer. We place a high value on, and are committed to, diversity within our organization and leadership.

    • Town of Jackson - Transit Operations Manager


      Transit Operations Manager, Jackson, WY ($48,265 - $84,417 DOQ, full benefits). Duties include: managing daily passenger transit operations, scheduling, driver selection and training, managing personnel, data entry, budget oversight, customer service. Qualifications: BS in transit management or related field, 3 years passenger transit experience in supervisory capacity, CDL or ability to obtain. Rental housing available. Deadline for applications: 3/19/18. Town of Jackson, 150 East Pearl, P.O. Box 1687, Jackson, WY 83001 (307) 733-3932, or Drug testing. EEO Employer.

    • Community Transit - Manager of Transportation Operations


      Community Transit is seeking a Manager of Transportation Operations. This position reports to the Director of Transportation and is responsible for managing 200 coaches and a $42-plus million budget is responsible for 414 Bargaining FTEs.

      The position requires 8+ years of operations experience, 5+ years of transportation management and a bachelor’s degree. Starting salary is up to $120,000 doq/e + outstanding benefits. More details can be found in the position profile that will be linked to the posting below.

      Apply on-line at First review deadline is 3/28/18. For more information, please contact Art Davis at 816.868.7042, or by email at


    • AC Transit - External Affairs Representative


      AC Transit is actively searching for qualified candidates for the position of External Affairs Representative. The External Affairs Representative develops and maintains on-going relationships between the District and external organizations such as Chambers of Commerce, local business groups, community organizations, cultural and economic development interests, local and regional political constituencies, faith based organizations, and other public agencies to promote the awareness of, value of, and need for public transit within their respective communities. The External Affairs Representative tracks policies and regulations at the local, regional, state, and/or federal levels that impact public transit. The External Affairs Representative works in collaboration with internal departments to coordinate and convey public education information, plan and develop District initiatives and special events, and represents the District at community events to promote awareness about AC Transit. To apply online, please visit our website:

    • City of Augusta - Director of Transit


      Augusta, Georgia is seeking an experienced professional to lead its Transit Department. Director is responsible for ensuring the alignment of services with the priorities of the Mayor and Commission, resources of the organization, and needs of the community. Director reports to a Deputy Administrator and works with contract fleet maintenance and bus operations provider, department directors, elected officials, Federal Transit Administration, attorneys and employees to provide leadership and guidance relevant to transit and City transportation.

      Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in public, business, transportation administration or related field of study (Master’s degree preferred) and five years experience in management of transit services with three years of supervisory experience.

      Successful candidate will have considerable leadership ability and possess extensive knowledge of the FTA rules and regulations pertaining to transit and/or public transportation. Experience and knowledge of the principles and practices of transit management and marketing, as well as experience in grant management, complex record keeping and computer systems. Mastery of interpreting federal and state laws and local ordinances, negotiating and mediating contracts, and researching and reporting accurate statistical and data analyses to Administrator, Commissioners and citizens of Augusta, Georgia.

      Salary $102,000 + depending on education and experience. Augusta has a competitive benefit package. Relocation assistance available upon negotiation.

      To apply for this outstanding opportunity contact Onajuanita Foster at or by telephone at 706-691-5838. For more information about the community, events and position visit Augusta, Georgia website at

      Augusta, Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • Coast Mountain Bus Company - President and General Manager

      TransLink is Metro Vancouver's regional transportation authority and is the first transportation authority in North America responsible for the planning, financing and managing of all public transit/commuting options in Metro Vancouver as well as shared responsibility for major regional roads and bridges. We deliver our services through three operating companies: Coast Mountain Bus Company (CMBC), BC Rapid Transit Company (SkyTrain) and Transit Police.

      TransLink is in a period of rapid expansion and growth – with ridership surpassing 400 million boardings in 2017. We are committed to environmental sustainability and take pride in our efforts to deliver a world class customer experience throughout our transit system.

      A unique and exciting opportunity now exists for a President and General Manager to take the bus system to the next level of service expansion and operational excellence. As TransLink’s largest operating company, CMBC operates the region's bus service with a diverse fleet of 1,490 buses including diesel, hybrid, CNG, and electric trolleys. CMBC is committed to exploring cutting-edge technologies that reduce environmental impacts, improve accessibility, make our system easier to use and ensure our customers reach their destinations safely and on time.

      This executive position provides overall leadership and management of CMBC operations and services, ensuring that the company optimizes business performance and customer satisfaction. As a member of TransLink’s Executive team, the President and General Manager ensures the delivery of an efficient and effective integrated transit service throughout Metro Vancouver and that CMBC’s strategic and operational objectives align with TransLink’s strategic goals and direction.

      The ideal candidate brings a successful track record of organizational accomplishment in an executive and strategic leadership role within a large operating company in a highly regulated or public sector environment. With experience in complex, unionized operations with a significant asset base, the candidate will bring strategic foresight and the ability to devise strategies that will ensure that CMBC meets its current and future strategic and operational goals in alignment with TransLink. Outstanding communication skills will be intrinsic to the chosen candidate who will develop excellent relations with our stakeholders and successfully generate a high level of customer satisfaction and business performance.

      If this is the next step in your professional career, please submit your resume to Stacey Lee (Director, Employee Relations) at by March 30, 2018. All applications will be held in strictest confidence.

      Coast Mountain Bus Company is an equal opportunity employer.

    • Dallas Area Rapid Transit - Chief Engineering Officer

      ​Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is seeking a Chief Engineering Officer to manage the resources and activities of the Operations & Maintenance contractor, subcontractors and third parties involved in inspection, maintenance, design and construction activities along the right-of-way owned by the Dallas Area Rapid Transit and Fort Worth Transportation Authority. The Maintenance of Way disciplines include track, bridges & other structures, facilities, communications & signals. This position oversees projects and contracts totaling $20,000,000 annually.
      To view the full job description and apply online, please visit and apply there.

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