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 Classifieds for September 5, 2014

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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  • Bids/Proposals

    • Western Reserve Transit Authority - RFB

      LEGAL NOTICE

      The Western Reserve Transit Authority (WRTA) is accepting competitive bids for:
      BUS STOP PASSENGER SHELTERS
      The WRTA affirms and ensures that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids and that such bids will receive full consideration. DBE participation is strongly encouraged.

      Copies of bid specifications may be obtained at the Western Reserve Transit Authority Administrative offices, 604 Mahoning Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44502 between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

      Contact: Matthew Kotanchek at (330) 941-5762.
      Submissions will be accepted, no later than 11:00 am, Wednesday, October 15, 2014.

      Bids will be opened publicly at 11:00 am on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Bids received after the specified time and date will not be considered and will be returned unopened.
      BY ORDER: BOARD OF TRUSTEES
      WESTERN RESERVE TRANSIT AUTHORITY
      TO APPEAR: Youngstown Vindicator – Wednesday, September 10, 2014 and Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    • Macon-Bibb County Transit Authority - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
      35FT HYBRID LOW FLOOR DIESEL
      ELECTRIC TRANSIT BUSES
      MACON TRANSIT AUTHORITY

      The Macon-Bibb County Transit Authority (MTA) is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide MTA with the purchase/procurement and delivery up to (10) ten 35ft Hybrid Low Floor Diesel Electric Transit buses for route service within in the next five years.

      RFP’s are now available for download from our website: www.mta-mac.com 
      Or RFP’s can be picked up between 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F in the Administrative Office of MTA,
      Attn: Richard Jones, General Manager/CEO
      200 Cherry Street
      Macon, GA 31201
      478-803-2500

      Proposals will be received until 4:00 p.m., November 30, 2014 Eastern Standard Time. Contract will be awarded no later than December 31, 2014.

    • Port of Portland - RFI

      PENDING
      REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

      The Port of Portland (Port), Oregon, will be requesting information from experienced providers capable of manufacturing or supplying bus shelters for the Portland International Airport Economy and Employee Bus Routes Rehabilitation project to be constructed in the summer of 2015. A Request for Information (RFI) will be issued through the Port’s online Vendor Portal mid-September of 2014, to identify one or more shelter manufacturers that meetPort requirements. Manufacturers or suppliers of bus shelters interested in receiving this solicitation when issued should pre-register as a potential provider under the Port of Portland Business Opportunities tab at www.portofportland.com, and select the NIGP Commodity Code 15500. Providers registering with the Port during this process, as well as established providers having identified this code, will be sent the solicitation when available. No Contract will result from this solicitation.

      This is a pre-registration offer for a future solicitation only, and the Port requests that potential manufactures and suppliers not submit unsolicited material at this time.

    • Tulsa Metropolitan Transit Authority - RFP

      TULSA METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY (TULSA TRANSIT)
      LEGAL NOTICE TO PROPOSERS

      Tulsa Transit is soliciting proposals from firms that provide Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Complementary Paratransit Eligibility Certification Evaluation Services.
      ADA Paratransit Eligibility Assessment Services
      Proposals must be in accordance with the RFP#15-1401 which is on file at the Tulsa Transit office. Copies of the RFP can be obtained by contacting Jack Van Hooser, the Tulsa Transit Accounting & Grants Manager at jvhooser@tulsatransit.org or (918) 560-5609. The RFP is also available on the Tulsa Transit website at www.tulsatransit.org. A pre-proposal meeting will be held on September 23, 2014 at 10:00 AM CST in Tulsa Transit’s administration building board room, located at 510 S. Rockford Ave., Tulsa, OK 74120.

      Minority and disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, age or national origin in consideration of an award. Any firm listed on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors is not an eligible proposer. The contractor will be required to comply with all Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations. Tulsa Transit reserves the right to reject any and all proposals in whole or part.

      Award of a contract will be made to the responsible and responsive proposer offering the best value to Tulsa Transit. Proposals must be received in the Tulsa Transit office at 510 Rockford Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74120 not later than October 23, 2014 at 4:30PM CST to be considered.

    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - RFIQ

      LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION
      AUTHORITY (METRO)

      Metro will receive Bids for RFIQ PS92403383, IT Services Bench per specifications on file at the Office of Procurement, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (9th Floor).
      All Bids must be submitted to Metro, and be filed at the reception desk of the Office of Procurement on or before 2:00 p.m., Local Time, Thursday, October 02, 2014 Pacific Time, 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. PS92403383.

      You may obtain Bid specifications, Invitation for Bid, or further information, by emailing Terry Schaefer at schaefert@metro.net or via phone at (213) 922-2613.

  • For Sale

    • City of Charlotte, NC - Rolling Stock Auction

      City of Charlotte, NC Rolling Stock Auction - Sept. 20th @ 10AM.  Buses, Fire Trucks, Cars, Vans, Heavy Equipment.  Rogers Realty & Auction Co www.rogersauctiongroup.com NCAL#685

  • Help Wanted

    • City of Janesville - Transit Director

      The City of Janesville has an opening for a Transit Director. For more information, please visit www.ci.janesville.wi.us/jobs. EOE

    • SamTrans - Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Officer

      SamTrans is currently seeking a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Officer (DBE) who will perform a variety of professional Disadvantaged Business Enterprise contract compliance duties in support of federally funded contracts. Responsible for the administration of the DBE programs for both the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (PCJPB) and the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans). Ensures that the DBE programs are in compliance with internal policies and procedures and 49 CFR, Part 26 governing DBE programs. To view the complete job description and to apply online please visit us at www.smctd.com/jobs.html.

    • City/Borough of Juneau - Superintendent

      SUPERINTENDENT
      PARTIALLY EXEMPT FULL-TIME POSITION
      $84,593.60 - $90,313.60 ANNUALLY (DOQ)
      For more information:
      Visit www.juneau.org and click on ‘Jobs’
      Call (907) 586-5250

    • Yolo County Transportation District - Deputy Director, Operations, Planning and Special Projects

      JOB ANNOUNCEMENT—YOLO COUNTY TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT (YCTD)
      DEPUTY DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS,
      PLANNING AND SPECIAL PROJECTS
      Salary Range: $97,937 to $121,440

      APPLICATION DEADLINE: 3 p.m., PST, Tuesday, September 30, 2014 (Deadline may be extended if position is unfilled)
      General Announcement: YCTD, based out of Woodland, California, is a fixed route and paratransit public transit operator with a fleet of approximately 65 vehicles. Transit services and maintenance are currently contracted out to a private company. We are also the congestion management agency for Yolo County, California, which is located on the west side of the Sacramento River, next to Sacramento County. We are served by both I-80 and I-5.

      This Deputy Director position is a management position (exempt, at-will) to oversee transit operations, transportation planning and special projects. Will perform a variety of professional transportation planning and management related assignments, prepare and present reports and studies and perform other related duties as assigned. This is a unique position, as the selected candidate will be involved with not only public transportation projects, but other transportation projects, such as developing a countywide transportation capital improvement program for roads, transit and alternative transportation modes, being involved with a multi-agency start-up of a streetcar system, participating in a new bike share program, and providing staffing support on a possible rail relocation project. Candidate must have strong written and oral communications skills, including experience working with the public, the private sector and with governmental boards and councils. The person must work well with others (individually and in group situations), be able to problem solve and behave in a courteous, professional demeanor at all times. Speaking and written knowledge of Spanish is desirable, though not required. Serves as the Executive Director during his/her absence.

      The application packet is available at: http://yolobus.com/aboutyctd/jobs.php
      Please complete the attached application form, sign and submit it, a copy of your resume, at least three (3) recent references, and a short example of one of your written communications to:
      Kathy Souza, Executive Assistant
      YCTD
      350 Industrial Way
      Woodland, CA 95776
      Or email your completed application materials to: ksouza@yctd.org.

      Completed applications must be received by YCTD no later than 3 p.m., PST, Tuesday, September 30, 2014, unless otherwise extended by YCTD.
      Phone (530) 402-2819 if you have any questions.
      YCTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • MetroLINK Transit - Procurement & Grants Officer

      MetroLINK Transit located in Rock Island, Illinois, is seeking a Procurement & Grants Officer. This individual will be responsible for purchasing equipment, supplies and services as required by the organization and performing grant administration duties for State and Federal grants.
      Work includes analyzing requisitions and requests for purchase to determine types of materials, supplies, equipment, or services required, preparing appropriate documentation for issuing Invitations for Bids (IFB’s), Requests for Proposals (RFP’s), and competitive Requests for Quotes (RFQ’s), analyzing bids, recommending awards and preparing necessary documentation and agenda materials for contract awards. Prepares State and Federal capital grant applications, reviews grant contract documentation to determine regulatory requirements, and monitors progress of capital grants projects.

      This is a full-time position with a full benefit package to include health, dental and life insurance, company pension, 457 retirement plan, paid sick, vacation and holiday pay and free transportation on our Metro system. Salary range is $45,322 – $72,515 and will commensurate with experience.
      Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a related field, four (4) years of professional purchasing and contract administration experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
      Interested individuals need to submit a cover letter and resume via email to kbrinkman@qcmetrolink.com no later than Wednesday, September 10, 2014. Any questions may be directed to Kelly Brinkman, Director of Human Resources at 309-786-3024.

      MetroLINK is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • AC Transit - Director, Management and Budget

      ALAMEDA CONTRA COSTA TRANSIT DISTRICT – DIRECTOR OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
      Salary: $127,912.00 - $152,725.00 Annually DOE
      Location: Oakland, CA
      Job ID: 14-00047

      AC Transit is actively recruiting for qualified candidates for the position of Director of Management & Budget. This position plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates the activities of the Budget unit of the Finance department, including short- and long-range operating and capital budgets and coordinates District-wide budget activities with other departments.
      Education/Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance, economics, business administration, accounting, or a closely related field. A post graduate degree; and/or certification in one or more fields directly related to budgeting, accounting, and/or finance, are highly desired.
      Experience: Equivalent to at least eight (8) years of recent, verifiable, and increasingly responsible experience in budget development and administration, including at least five (5) years supervising subordinate staff.

      Desired: Experience in a large public sector organization, and/or familiarity with transit or transportation systems. Master’s degree in business, finance or related degree also desired, but not required.

      For more information and to apply online, go to www.actransit.org/careers or email esutkus@actransit.org with any questions.

    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - Director, Countywide Planning & Development

      The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is seeking a seasoned transportation management professional to serve as Director, Countywide Planning & Development (Transit Corridor-Environmental/Subregional Planning). Over the next 30 years, Metro will be doubling its regional transit system as the result of Measure R, a half-cent sales tax dedicated to transportation. Measure R includes 12 transit corridors whose funding is programmed over the next 30 years. Currently, five Measure R transit projects are in construction and six are in various stages of environmental clearance or preliminary planning studies.

      This position will be responsible for planning, managing, and directing a unit of employees who are responsible for transit projects including conducting transportation/transit corridor feasibility studies, alternative analysis studies, and federal and California Environmental clearance. The position requires a BA/BS degree and a minimum of 7 years of senior management-level experience in a related field. A Master’s degree is desirable. The candidate must have a strong working knowledge of NEPA and CEQA, Federal Transit Administration rules and regulations and New Starts program requirements.

      Salary Range: $115,000 - $173,000. Filing Deadline: Open until filled. To apply, visit our website at www.metro.net.

    • Metra - Chief Mechanical Officer

      Summary of Duties
      Reporting directly to the Deputy Executive Director, the Chief Mechanical Officer will direct the activities and operations of the Mechanical Department projects and programs. Direct maintenance of all rolling stock including locomotives, EMU’s, and coaches according to Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and American Public Transportation Association (APTA) standards. Direct all in-house and contracted projects in connection with overhaul, rebuild, repower, and new construction of rolling stock. Direct all major mechanical projects performing research and development, electrical and mechanical design and structural review for all rolling stock and its subcomponents. Develop and administer the departmental budget, approve funds forecasts for staffing, equipment, and materials. Required to work flexible hours in the early morning, late afternoon, evenings or weekends. This position is subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing. Perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
      Minimum Acceptable Qualifications
      • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Transportation OR in lieu of specified degree, must have any combination of education and executive-level rail transportation management experience in a large public or private rail operation that equals four (4) years.
      • Must have a minimum of fifteen (15) years of transportation experience, of which ten (10) years must be in a railroad mechanical environment.
      • Must have any combination of supervision, budgeting, and mechanical management experience that equals seven (7) years.
      • Must have knowledge of federal, state, and local laws pertaining to the operations of a comprehensive multi-disciplined maintenance and engineering program.
      • Must have excellent project management skills, and proficiency preparing and analyzing project reports.
      • Must have strong and effective oral and written communication skills.
      • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
      All employees are responsible for performing their job safely and in accordance with the safety objectives, goals and program of the organization, ensuring compliance with applicable safety rules and regulations.
      Other Important Information
      • Selected candidates are subject to a physical examination/drug test and background check to verify information regarding education, employment, vehicle and criminal history.
      • Relocation is not available for this position.
      Company Overview
      Metra is one of the largest commuter rail systems in North America and provides commuter rail service between the downtown Chicago business district and 240 stations in Northeastern Illinois over 11 routes totaling about 500 route miles. Metra operates 700 weekday trains, providing more than 300,000 passenger trips a day.
      Response Information
      If you are interested in applying for a position at Metra, please send your cover letter, which must include the position title, your resume and salary history, to:
      E-mail: jobs@metrarr.com
      Metra is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.
      Metra / 547 W. Jackson Blvd. / Chicago, IL 60661

    • Jacksonville Transportation Authority - Service Deliver Manager

      SERVICE DELIVERY MANAGER
      (4 VACANCIES)

      The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) is looking for energetic, strategic thinking transportation professionals to join our organization. We are continuing to build a high performance driven organization made up of empowered people. Our managers have the initiative, confidence, and support to be effective transportation solution experts.
      We are creating a New System, New Routes, and a New Way of doing business. The JTA is seeking to fill four positions with highly motivated, energetic, experienced, and progressive professionals who want to be part of a new way of providing public transit service.

      If you are a proven strategic leader with experience in thinking strategically, managing change and know how to lead a team of professionals, we encourage you to apply. Our leaders will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of fixed-route service delivery. You will serve as a community liaison working with citizens and businesses to effect positive transportation results and you will be the “go to” person for route specific operational issues. The successful candidate will have a laser-like focus on service delivery. Responsible for implementation of guidelines and operating procedures to ensure superior service to customers. Focus will include on-time performance, customer concerns, and all service related issues and reporting requirements that affect transit operations.

      If you want to be a part of this dynamic team, we want to hear from you!

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Business Administration, Transportation, or related field. Four years of management experience in a customer service environment or related operation. Degree requirements can be met through any combination of related college level coursework and additional years of professional experience. Must obtain Commercial Driver’s License within the first 6 months.

      APPLICATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014.

      Salary Range: $52,528 - $87,548.
      To apply, please visit www.jtafla.com and click on careers!

    • Denver Transit Operators - Positions Available

      Denver Transit Operators (DTO) is a private company with a 29-year contract to operate and maintain the new commuter rail system currently under construction in and around Denver. DTO provides competitive salaries and benefits, is an EEO employer, promotes a drug-free work place and utilizes the government’s E-Verify system.
      We are in need of candidates for the following positions:
      Job Title: Senior Operating Rules Specialist
      Position Summary:
      This position is responsible for interpreting and overseeing the application of the RTDC Operating Rules and Timetable Special Instructions and is the primary liaison to the FRA for all matters related to the Operating Rules and other FRA regulated matters as detailed below. This includes managing the railroad’s program of instruction on operating rules and the railroad’s program of operational tests and inspections. The Operating Rules Specialist also acts as the internal expert for the interpretation and application of the FRA Control of Alcohol and Drug Use Program.
      Job Title: Operating Rules Instructor
      Reports to: Senior Operating Rules Specialist
      Position Summary:
      This position supports to the Senior Operating Rules Specialist in interpreting and overseeing the application of the RTDC Operating Rules and Timetable Special Instructions. This includes supporting the railroad’s program of instruction on operating rules and the railroad’s program of operational tests and inspections. The Operating Rules Specialist also acts as an internal resource for the interpretation and application of the FRA Control of Alcohol and Drug Use Program.
      Please visit our website at denvertransitpartners.com/jobs-and-bids/job-opportunities/ for additional information on these two positions and other opportunities with Denver Transit Partners.

      Interested Applicants should submit cover letter and resume to: DTO.HumanResources@dtpjv.com

    • Pace Suburban Bus - Manager, Paratransit Contracted Bus Operations

      Location: Chicago, Illinois
      Salary: $66,288 – $90,273 to start
      Description: Manages the carrier contracts for the City of Chicago and Suburban Paratransit programs. Duties include managing performance of contract carriers, on-site visits to ensure contract compliance, providing technical assistance, supervising the resolution of customer complaints, analyzing and providing recommendations to the implementation of services, composing Requests for Proposals, and representing Pace at related public meetings.

      Please visit www.pacebus.com to review Qualifications and Requirements.

      Application Procedure: Interested candidates should apply online at: www.pacebus.com

      Cover letter and resume may be Faxed to: (847) 228-4206 Attn: Human Resources, or mailed to: Pace Headquarters, 550 West Algonquin Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005.

      Pace is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    • Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority - Transit Director

      YUMA COUNTY INTERGOVERNMENTAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

      RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

      to apply visit: www.yumacountyaz.gov

      TRANSIT DIRECTOR
      *This is not a position with Yuma County*
      Organization: Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority
      Classification: Exempt, Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation
      Salary: $62,255 - $77,748/yr. DOE
      Close Date: Open Until Filled
      THE COUNTY OF YUMA DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, RELIGION, AGE OR DISABILITY
      NATURE OF WORK
      Under oversight of the Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (IPTA) Board of Directors, the Transit Director performs work of unusual difficulty, planning, organizing, coordinating, managing, and directing the development and operation of the IPTA and its program known as Yuma County Area Transit, a fixed-route, deviated fixed route, vanpool and demand-response small urban and rural transit bus system serving the communities of Yuma County and eastern Imperial County.
      EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION
      Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Transportation, or related field, and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in transportation services; a Master’s degree in business or public service is desirable; OR any combination of education, training and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position; this position is exempt from overtime compensation and serves at will to the Board of Directors.
      The above information is intended to describe the general nature of this position and is not to be considered a complete statement of duties, responsibilities and requirements.
      **NOTE**
      Reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an “otherwise qualified applicant” with a disability to participate in any stage of the recruitment process. Requests for accommodation must be made through the Yuma County Human Resources Department in advance of the event, or as soon as practical, so that necessary arrangements can be made. (928) 373-1013 OR TDD (928) 373-1013
      TRANSIT DIRECTOR
      EXAMPLES OF WORK
      (Illustrative Only) Determines the IPTA’s goals, objectives and operational priorities, including determining the required transit services to meet the needs of the citizens of Yuma County; directs the strategic planning process for the IPTA to ensure present and future services are provided as needed; manages, directs, coordinates, and participates in the operation of a rural bus transportation system; exercises general supervision of staff and direct supervision over the administrative staff; plans, implements, and directs capital construction and ongoing maintenance operations; including the determination of regional facilities and equipment to satisfy the current and future services as needed; prepares and manages the annual budget with the approval of the IPTA Board of Directors, and oversees all expenditures, submitting monthly budget reports and expenditure claims to the Board for approval; identifies and analyzes public and specialized transit funding and grants for operations and capital improvements, and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors; prepares grant applications and administers them in accordance with Federal and State regulations; oversees the bidding process and ensures contractor compliance; develops and leads the IPTA organization to meet or exceed the business objectives, including recruiting, training, managing, measuring and rewarding performance; creates, evaluates, and revises policies and procedures; monitors and maintains current transit service performance indicators; prepares and presents to the Board of Directors monthly, quarterly, and annual reports which measure all performance indicators, including ridership, fare collections, expenses, other information of interest, and recommendations for action; makes presentations and works with a variety of community groups, municipalities, state and federal overseers, and professional associations; reviews efficiency of operations on an ongoing basis and recommends to the IPTA Board action to be taken on proposed service expansions or reductions, revised route schedules, fares and policies; coordinates transit activities and communicates with local, regional, state and federal agencies as required, including social services agencies, non-profit agencies, school districts, community organizations, and governmental entities; other duties as assigned by the IPTA Board of Directors; regular and reliable attendance is required.
      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY
      Knowledge of:
      Principles, techniques and practices of managing a rural transit system; transit route design and bus deployment; capital project planning and contract management; budget analysis and procedures; governmental accounting practices and procedures; Federal Transit Administration granting processes; local, state, and federal transportation laws, codes and regulations governing transit operations; principles and practices of positive leadership; city and county government operations and administration; contract negotiation, purchasing, outsourcing and vendor management; personnel management and human resources policies; hazard and safety procedures relative to transit operations; marketing and rider retention techniques.
      Skill in: Communicating clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing; evaluation, analysis, and decision making; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the IPTA Board of Directors, employees, elected officials, other agencies, the media, and the public; analyzing, problem solving, and negotiating.

      Ability to: Plan, direct, and integrate a comprehensive transit system services and vehicle maintenance services; analyze complex administrative problems, evaluate alternative solutions, develop appropriate solutions, and recommend a course of action; plan, initiate, and manage projects from beginning to end, with minimal direction; effectively carry out difficult and complex assignments requiring considerable independent judgment and initiative with little or no supervision; present proposals and recommendations clearly and logically in public meetings; interpret and apply Memoranda of Understanding, City and County ordinances, and administrative rules and regulations affecting departmental operations and personnel matters.

      EOE/AA/ADAAA/M/F/V/D
      DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

    • Metropolitan Transportation Commission - FasTrak Program Coordinator

      The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is seeking an Assistant/Associate level FasTrak® Program Coordinator. The person in this position will act as support staff for the management and operation of the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) electronic toll collection and toll bridge operations program.

      The individual in this position will:
      • Provide management and oversight of the contracted FasTrak® program customer service center operations, including contract management, implementing system improvements, reviewing test results and monitoring operations, overseeing customer communications and outreach and preparation of reports.
      • Procure and manage consultant contracts and materials for the toll collection operations program, including developing work scopes and request for proposals, reviewing and approving deliverables, monitoring budget, schedule and consultant progress, and negotiating change orders.
      • Make presentations to BATA management and to the Commission’s Oversight Committee.

      Education: Completion of a bachelor’s degree in a discipline such as transportation planning, public or business administration, information systems, or traffic or civil engineering. Preference will be given to those with a Master’s degree.

      Experience: A Minimum of one year of recent, progressive and verifiable professional experience in a field related to the position. (Two years of graduate work in a discipline directly related to the position may be substituted for the one year of work experience.) Additional professional work experience is preferred.

      For more information and to apply for this position go to http://jobs.mtc.ca.gov/

    • Toronto Transit Commission - Senior Manager, TTC Project Portfolio

      SENIOR MANAGER – TTC PROJECT PORTFOLIO
      PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT OFFICE
      OFFICE OF THE CEO

      Guided by a new and ambitious Corporate Plan, the Toronto Transit Commission, North America’s 3rd largest transit system, has embarked on a 5-year journey to transform into a transit system that makes Toronto proud. Our ongoing recruitment efforts are strategically aligned with the TTC’s corporate mission “to provide a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar, and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service, and courtesy.”

      We are currently seeking a Senior Manager – TTC Project Portfolio.

      KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
      • Establishing and sustaining governance and administration of the project portfolio across the TTC
      • Managing the portfolio of various large scale and complex capital and operating projects across multiple business units, and bringing and applying best practices to methodology, practices, standards, reporting, templates, tools, and controls
      • Evaluating, challenging, prioritizing and facilitating programs/projects to ensure the ongoing alignment with strategic objectives and targets as well as leading the management of portfolio capability and capacity to optimize the allocation of resources
      • Developing and managing an effective intake, estimation and prioritization process for initiatives, and providing direction and leadership for Program/Project Managers
      • Establishing and governing the program/project management standards and developing and integrating a common set of practices, principles and templates into the project methodology across the TTC
      • Establishing, managing and leading the tracking and reporting processes for the TTC project portfolio as well as leading, guiding and coaching Program/Project Managers to improve efficiency of all programs and projects
      • Contributing to the Executive team by providing views, analytical support, counsel and advice
      • Responsible for providing leadership in overseeing the work of Group and/or Department staff (either directly or through direct reports) ensuring that accessibility/accommodation needs of TTC passengers and/or employees are effectively met in a timely fashion in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer.
      SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE
      • Extensive knowledge of and experience applying best practices, procedures and principles of project management methodology and governance, including experience managing large and complex projects and programs
      • Excellent communication skills as well as strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
      • Must be proactive and resourceful, and highly organized and results-oriented
      • Must have well-developed influencing and negotiating skills, and ability to resolve differences of opinion/approach
      • Proven problem resolution skills
      • Well-developed management/leadership skills sufficient to lead/motivate and develop others
      • Experience establishing, building and maintaining collaborative relationships with various stakeholders for meeting corporate objectives
      • Demonstrated competency with computers and computer based techniques and applications (e.g. Microsoft Project, Primavera, Monte Carlo analysis, etc.)
      • University Degree in Business/Public Administration, Engineering, or a related discipline, combined with extensive related work experience and a PMP designation
      • MBA or Accounting Designation, contract management experience, and experience managing projects in a unionized environment are definite assets
      • Must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees.
      Annual Salary Range: $124,979.40 - $156,192.40 (Level 13SA)
      Deadline to Apply is September 30, 2014.
      At the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), we place a high value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day, and we keep Toronto moving with a dedication to service, safety and convenience that is unparalleled in our industry. We invite you to join our team in delivering on our commitment to creating a transit system that makes Toronto proud.

      For more details and how to apply, please visit our website at www.ttc.ca.

      Committed to the principles of employment equity, the TTC encourages applications from Aboriginal People, people with disabilities, racial minorities, and women. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resource- Employment Services at (416) 393-4570.

    • Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority - 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 twenty-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:
      Director of Bus Maintenance – IRC17502
      (Contract) Director of Mobility Services
      IRC17360
      Superintendent-Station Services – IRC16842
      Manager of Operational Safety – IRC16101
      Service Planner II – IRC17180
      Inspector (Bus Mechanic) – IRC17403
      Please visit our website at www.itsmarta.com to create a profile, apply and get more information about these exciting job opportunities.

      MARTA promotes Equal Employment Opportunity.

    • Goodman Corporation - Transportation Planner

      Salary: Commensurate
      Position Description:
      The Goodman Corporation (TGC) is seeking skilled individuals with 4-5 years of professional experience in transit and/or community planning. TGC has over 30 years’ experience in developing and implementing transit plans for public and private clients throughout the U.S. We specialize in creating innovative funding and financial strategies and are highly focused on project implementation. To learn more about our firm and view the job posting in detail, please visit the following link: http://www.thegoodmancorp.com/company/employment-opportunities/

    • Virginia Railway Express - Program Planning Manager

      Immediate Availability
       
      The Virginia Railway Express (VRE), a rapidly growing commuter rail operation connecting Washington, DC with Northern Virginia and surrounding counties, is in need of an experienced Program Planning Manager to perform professional and technical work on a broad scope and complex level assisting in the development, coordination, administration, and implementation of VRE services and capital improvements. For a complete overview, please see the Job Description posted on our website: www.vre.org. A Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, Geography, Civil Engineering, or a closely related field and at least seven years of progressively responsible professional planning experience is required; or a Master’s Degree in a planning field appropriate to the position and at least four years of progressively responsible professional planner experience.  Great benefits.  Projected salary hiring range: $74,000 – $115,000, depending upon prior experience and education.
       
      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Background checks are performed on all new employees.  No inquiring phone calls will be accepted in response to this ad. Position open until filled.  Qualified candidates interested in applying should submit by e-mail or mail a professional styled cover letter, resume, salary history and three confidential references (to include their address, phone & e-mail) to:
      Personnel Specialist
      1500 King St. Suite 202
      Alexandria, VA  22314
      E-mail: hr@vre.org

    • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority - Special Projects Officer, Marketing

      The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is looking for the ideal candidate to assists with developing innovative marketing strategies that promote Metro ridership; educate customers/ stakeholders regarding transit products or services; influence transit culture in a way that fosters positive quality of life and safety related outcomes in the transit setting and develop educational and promotional materials that provide opportunities for our riders to better understand and utilize Metro.  Develops project plans for various marketing activities or initiatives.  Conducts industry related research, outreach and builds relationships and trust with local community organizations.  This person will assists in management and implementation of integrated marketing plans in support of the Authority’s business plan goals and program priorities. Interested parties should send their resume’s to careers@wmata.com

    • City of Simi Valley - Transit Finance Manager

      $6,241-$8,013 per month, plus excellent benefits.  Salary increases to $6,366 - $8,174 per month on December 29, 2014. 
       
      Provides highly responsible and complex financial assistance to the Deputy Director/Transit in the administration of Federal/State funded transit grant programs including grant application, compliance management, and mandated reporting; administers the Transit Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program, ensuring compliance; and administers the Transit Division budget including preparation, purchasing, capital planning, and revenue monitoring.
       
      Requires: Bachelor’s degree in transportation administration, public administration, or business administration and four years experience in financial management of transit related programs, including administration of grant funds.
      The first 100 applications will be accepted until 5 p.m., September 24, 2014. Contact Human Resources at www.simivalley.org, (805) 583-6743, or at 2929 Tapo Canyon Rd., Simi Valley, CA.  EOE

    • San Mateo County Transit District - Director, Rail Transportation

      San Mateo County Transit District is currently looking to fill the position of Director, Rail Transportation. This position is responsible for the planning, budgeting, leadership, and oversight of all train operations, station and parking facilities and other related functions of the Caltrain Peninsula Commute (commuter rail) service.  To view the complete description and to apply on line, please visit our website at www.smctd.com/jobs.html.

  • Notices

    • Mobility Ventures LLC - DBE Goal

      MOBILITY VENTURES – DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE)

      Mobility Ventures LLC, a TVM headquartered in South Bend, IN, hereby announces its Federal Fiscal Year 2015 goal for awarding Disadvantaged Business (DBE) contracts of 1.9%, as required by 49 CFR 26.45 and 26.49. The DBE goal, along with a description of how the goal was developed, is available for public view and comment by appointment from 8:00AM to 4:00PM Monday through Friday, at the Mobility Ventures Operations office at 12200 Hubbard St., Livonia, MI, 48150, for 30 days following the date of this notice.

      Comments for informational purposes will be accepted for 45 days following the date of this notice, and should be sent to Mobility Ventures DBE Liaison Officer at the address above.
      Mobility Ventures, a manufacturer of purpose built, wheelchair accessible vehicles, is actively seeking suppliers who qualify as DBEs and WBEs that can supply quality parts and components at fair market prices. Interested suppliers should contact Mobility Ventures at supplychain@MV-1.us or by mail at the above address.

    • National Van Builders, Inc. - DBE Goal

      PUBLIC NOTICE

      National Van Builders, Inc. has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program in accordance with regulations of the US Department of Transportation (DOT), 49CFR Part 26. For purposes of this DBE program, National Van proposes to set its overall goal utilizing all information available to it, including evidence available in the DBE registry for the Commonwealth of MA and information received from the public in response to this notice.

      National Van Builders proposes a goal of 2.5% DBE participation in DOT assisted contracts for FY 2015.
      This proposed goal and its rationale are available for public inspection during regular business hours Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at 80 Pine Street, Attleboro, MA 02703. The FY 2015 goal for National Van Builders, Inc. may be adjusted by any comments received.

      Comments may be addressed to: National Van Builders, Attn: G Perlman, 80 Pine Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
      And to: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary, 400 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20590

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