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American Public Transportation Association

 Classifieds for January 13, 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

    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - RFP

      LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION
      AUTHORITY (METRO)

      Metro will receive Proposals for RFP No. OP36141 Mist Fire Suppression System per specifications on file at the Office of Procurement, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (9th Floor).

      All Bids/Proposals must be submitted to Metro, and be filed at the reception desk of the Office of Procurement on or before Friday, January 20, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Proposals received after the above date and time may be rejected and returned unopened. Each Proposal must be sealed and marked Proposal for RFP No. OP36141. A Pre-Proposal conference will be held on Monday, December 19, 2016 in the 2nd floor conference room (Room 244) located at the following address: 320 S. Santa Fe Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

      You may obtain Bid specifications/ a copy of the RFP, or further information by e-mailing Susan Dove doves@metro.net.
      1/9/17
      CNS-2955019#
      PASSENGER TRANSPORT C/O AMER


    • County of Rockland - RFB

      NOTICE TO BIDDERS

      Sealed bids will be received by the Director of Purchasing for the County of Rockland, Bldg. A, 2nd Floor, 50 Sanatorium Rd., Pomona, NY 10970 for:
      RFB-RC-2017-009
      BUS SHELTERS-FURNISH, DELIVER, MAINTAIN, REPAIR AND INSTALL NEW AND/OR REPLACEMENT BUS SHELTERS ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS
      Opening: 2/16/17 @ 3:00 PM

      Specifications and solicitation forms may be obtained by visiting the Purchasing Division’s Website at: www.rcpurchasing.com or the Empire State Purchasing System at: www.empirestatebidsystem.com

      Americans with Disabilities Act Notice: to request accommodations for a disability, please contact Ann Marie Curley, 4 days in advance, at (845) 364-3820.

      County of Rockland, Pomona, NY 10970
      Paul Brennan, CPPO, Director of Purchasing
      Dated: 2/16/17


    • Access Services - RFP

      RFP NO. AS-4031
      SPECIALIZED ADA PARATRANSIT
      SERVICES – WEST CENTRAL REGION
      LOS ANGELES COUNTY

      ACCESS SERVICES, a state mandated agency that manages paratransit service providers and eligibility contractors in Los Angeles County, is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Specialized ADA Paratransit Services for the West/Central Region of Los Angeles County. The RFP documents are expected to be released early to mid-January 2017.

      In order to be notified of its release and download the RFP, its attachments, and any other supporting documents related to this procurement, you must register as a vendor on the Access Services e-procurement system. To register, please visit https://www.publicpurchase.com/gems/register/vendor/register. For further information, please contact the Access Services procurement department at purchasing@accessla.org.

      A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting date and time is included in the RFP. Note: Those planning to attend the pre-bid meeting must send a RSVP e-mail to purchasing@accessla.org and list the names of the attendees.

      Proposals submitted in response to the RFP are due on March 16, 2017.


    • Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

      Multimodal Transportation Planning, Preliminary & Final Design, Development of Specifications, and Project Management Associated with the Construction of CARTA’s Multimodal Transportation Center by the 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, E-mail anniepowell@gocarta.org

      Proposers must respond to CARTA’s RFP, which will be mailed by request. Proposal Due Date: January 30, 2017 at 3 p.m.

      See CARTA’s RFP for additional requirements. No proposer will be discriminated against because of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, or disability


    • Westchester County - RFB

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      RFB-WC-16347

      Sealed bids will be received by the Purchasing Agent for Westchester County, Bureau of Purchase and Supplies, 148 Martine Avenue, Room 713, White Plains, NY 10601 for:
      RFB-WC-16347
      60 FOOT 12 YEAR HEAVY DUTY DIESEL HYBRID ELECTRIC TRANSIT BUSES
      Bid Opening: 4/21/17 @ 2:00 PM

      Specifications and solicitation forms may be obtained by visiting the Westchester Bureau of Purchase and Supplies web page at:
      http://bps.westchestergov.com/


  • Help Wanted

    • Chatham Area Transit - Chief Operating Officer

      CAREER OPPORTUNITY
      CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

      SUMMARY: Under direction of the Executive Director, the COO also serves as the Deputy Executive Director and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Authority’s operations. This is an executive level position responsible for program, policy, and procedure review, analysis, and support; department administration; and project oversight and management. Work mainly involves strategic planning, complex problem solving and mediating highly conflicting, unexpected, and unusual problems involving multiple groups. The COO directs the largest group of Authority employees consistent with its mission and core values.

      Hiring range: $100,021 - $130,000

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
      • Serves as a key advisor to the Executive Director/General Manager and Board of Directors.
      • Maintains operational oversight of the Authority’s Bus, Paratransit, and Marine Services including day-to-day transportation, maintenance, safety, security, training and environmental programs.
      • Performs field reviews of the Authority’s operations.
      • Participates in Authority Board meetings and committee meetings, chairs the Service Delivery Committee.
      • Conducts Operations and division staff meetings.
      • Establishes, regularly reviews and monitors performance indicators from each operation’s department.
      • Serves as the primary administrator of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, thus, conducts grievance hearings and union negotiations.
      • Reviews and updates rules, policies, and procedures for accuracy, consistency and for achievement of stated goals.
      • Evaluates and recommends ways to enhance operational effectiveness, to contain costs, and to improve efficiency.
      • Reviews monthly budget reports from each Operations department.
      • Monitors capital spending for projects within the Operations division.
      • Reviews annual budget proposals from each Operations department.
      • Develops annual budgets, departmental goals
      careersand performance indicators, and monitors compliance.
      • Receives and reviews material from equipment manufacturers regarding new technology.
      • Evaluates technology from other manufacturers and transit operators.
      • Provides direction and oversight for the development of rail, bus, marine and community bus services programs, vehicle requirements, operator programs, and maintenance requirements.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.

      QUALIFICATIONS
      – To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, General Business Administration, Transportation or Urban Planning desirable and seven (7+) years of progressively responsible management-level experience in transportation; Master’s Degree desirable in one of the previously mentioned fields and prior experience in public transportation or local government; significant management-level experience in transit may substitute for education.
      • Prior management experience whereby leadership skills have been demonstrated.
      • Exceptional written and verbal communication 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 general public.

      Submit resume or request employment application at HR@catchacat.org, stating the title of the position applying for in the subject line.


    • Sound Transit - Project Manager-Facilities, Design Review & Capital Project Management

      SOUND TRANSIT

      With $54B in funding over the next 20 years to expand express bus and commuter rail service in the Puget Sound area, Sound Transit is looking for innovative, technical and creative professionals who are driven to make a difference. The Operations Division is currently looking for a proven PROJECT MANAGER - FACILITIES, DESIGN REVIEW & CAPITAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT skilled in reviewing drawings and specifications for major complex projects. Your primary responsibility is for reviewing plans and specifications to ensure the needs of O&M is well served in planning, design, and construction of major new transit facilities. You will also serve as a project manager in the capital program that keeps existing facilities in good repair.
      For more job details and to apply go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm


    • Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority - Maintenance Manager

      MAINTENANCE MANAGER

      Located in Des Moines, Iowa, DART is the largest public transit agency in Iowa, serving 18 cities in and around Polk County. DART is seeking a Transit Planner that reports to the Planning Manager. This person will play a key role in ensuring that DART meets the needs of our growing community now and into the future.

      The Maintenance Manager is responsible for ensuring that the overall maintenance and repair of vehicles, equipment, facilities and other physical assets is being performed in accordance with all applicable regulations and DART objectives. Major duties include establishing, implementing and monitoring all measureable and relevant goals related to the maintenance and repair of DART assets; ensuring the attainment of these goals through leadership of Maintenance staff and the development of procedures and guidelines; awareness of industry best practices and technological advances; the development of departmental capital and operating budgets; and working with internal and external customers.

      Successful candidates will have a minimum of two year technical degree from an accredited college or university. A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible technical experience in the repair, service and maintenance of transit related equipment and facilities maintenance, of which three (3) to five (5) of these years include supervisory responsibilities. A Bachelor of Science degree in a related field may be substituted for the general experience.

      The candidate must be able to communicate effectively, have strong organizational and analytical skills, and be able to work independently managing complex projects with multiple, third-party consultants, budgets, and deadlines.

      To apply or learn more about this position, visit our website: www.ridedart.com/careersand


    • Cubic - Director, Business Development

      CUBIC IS SEEKING A DIRECTOR OF
      BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TO WORK IN BAY AREA OFFICES.

      Come work for the market leader in transit payment systems! Ideal candidate will thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, with past experience establishing and maintaining relationships with public transit agencies. Four-year college degree in engineering, management or marketing; plus, a minimum of twelve years’ experience in industry business development, or system delivery and/or operations or other closely related positions. Demonstrated track record of building and bringing to market payment, information management, and/or mobile solutions.

      For the full position description, please email travis.bushard@cubic.com


    • CityBus - Manager of Development

      MANAGER OF DEVELOPMENT
      CITYBUS, LAFAYETTE, INDIANA

      Greater Lafayette Public Transportation Corporation, doing business as “CityBus,” is one of Indiana’s leading public transportation agencies located in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana, home of Purdue University.

      The Manager of Development is responsible for the promotion of CityBus’s products and services, and for the preparation of supportive documentation and information to be used in the promotion and planning of CityBus’s growth.

      Duties include assisting the General Manager in developing new business opportunities and partnerships, advertising sales and managing the transit advertising program, performing market analysis, advertising and promotion of CityBus’s products and services, coordinating media relations, print and electronic communications, supervision of customer service and outreach personnel, effectively handling customer comments, and assisting the General Manager with presentations.

      Minimum position requirements include a bachelor’s degree in communications, urban studies, or transportation-related field of study, three years minimum experience in a related professional role, and ability to pass a drug screen and background check. Additional necessary skills include the ability to listen to and communicate with a wide range of people with professional courtesy and tact, effective visual and written communication, attention to detail, excellent organization skills, sales and marketing ability, supervisory skills, and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Adobe Creative Cloud.

      This is a full time, salaried position. Work schedule is Monday to Friday, 8AM to 5PM, with additional hours for evening and weekend events, and occasional work-related travel.

      Compensation includes competitive salary range between $60,500 and $94,710, paid vacation, and earned sick leave. Benefits include health insurance, health savings account contributions, life, dental, vision, and public employee’s retirement plan.

      To apply, send a resume and cover letter to:
      Mr. Martin B. Sennett
      CityBus
      P.O. Box 588
      Lafayette, IN 47902-0588
      E-mail to: msennett@gocitybus.com

      CityBus is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    • American Public Transportation Association - Assistant Vice President, Member Services

      AMERICAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION
      ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT, MEMBER SERVICES

      Washington-based association has an immediate need for an Assistant Vice President-Member Services to lead the delivery of a quality customer experience through APTA’s Membership and Conference and Meeting Teams. He/she will represent APTA on various internal committees as well as be a liaison to the larger association industry to ensure engagement and continuous improvement. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or a minimum of eight years of related association management experience; specifically, with experience leading a membership based organization. Preference includes a Master’s degree and/or 10+ years of direct management experience in the association industry or transit industry in the development and oversight of similar programs.

      Other requirements are direct knowledge of and job related experience in a member based organization, strong project management (handling multiple, ongoing projects), willingness to take initiative, strong organizational skills, superior time management/prioritization skills, committee management/engagement experience, exceptional customer service skills and attention to detail. Must have strong knowledge and background in financial management of conferences, trade shows which includes budgeting, forecasting, and tracking of trends. Computer skills include the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); experience with NetForum (or ability to learn within three months). Must be able to travel to assigned conferences and meetings. 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 or email resume to aptajobs@apta.com or fax resume to 202-496-4326 EOE M/F/D
      Principals Only


    • Muskegon County - Paratransit Operations Manager

      MUSKEGON COUNTY
      INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE
      POSITION OF: PARATRANSIT OPERATIONS MANAGER

      SALARY: $25.00 - $31.55 Hourly
      OPENING DATE: 12/29/16
      CLOSING DATE: 01/17/17 05:00 PM
      DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The Paratransit Operations Manager, under the general direction of the Transit Systems Manager, services as the daily manager and coordinator of paratransit program activities of the Muskegon Area Transit System. An employee in this classification supervises personnel engaged in demand response, contract, and other paratransit services, responds to customer concerns and needs, analyzes the system and implements improvements in coordination with others, ensures that policies and objectives of Federal, State and local stakeholders are considered, and ensures that a safe, clean, reliable and cost-effective paratransit services program is provided to the community. An employee in this classification responds to issues of immediate nature and also designs, presents, and implements strategies to ensure continuous improvement of the program and performs other related duties as assigned.

      REQUIRED MINIMUM ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS:
      Must Possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business, Public Administration or closely related field; AND
      Have a minimum of three (3) years increasingly responsible management level work experience in the area of employee management and program operations.
      NOTE: A Master’s degree, transportation systems experience, and a Michigan CDL license are desirable, but not required.)

      PHYSICAL CONDITIONS / WORK LOCATION:

      An employee in this classification performs generally sedentary work activity requiring the occasional lifting of objects weighing thirty-five (35) pounds or less.
      This employee generally works in the facilities of the Muskegon Area Transit System although occasional travel throughout the County may be required.

      ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

      EVALUATION CONTENT
      The selected candidate must take a post-offer medical examination (including back screen and complete physical) and drug screening test given by a County appointed physician before the first day of employment. An offer of employment is contingent upon the results of the medical examination and drug screening test. Applicants for County employment may be subject to a post-offer criminal background check, depending on the nature and assignment of the position. When such check is conducted, an offer of employment is contingent upon the results of the criminal background check. Appointees must satisfactorily complete a probationary period before the appointment will be considered permanent.

      APPLICANT REVIEW PROCEDURE

      Any applicant is entitled to a review of any determination or action taken by the County regarding the applicant’s employment application. Inquiries should be directed to the County Human Resources Department.

      PURPOSE

      The purpose of this recruitment is to establish an eligible list from which to fill present and future vacancies in this classification in the County system. For each opening, the Department Head has her/his choice of the candidates who meet the required minimum entrance qualifications. This list remains in effect for three months unless exhausted or extended.

      MUSKEGON COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
      MUSKEGON COUNTY HAS ADOPTED A VETERANS PREFERENCE POLICY THAT RECOGNIZES QUALIFYING MILITARY SERVICE

      APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/humanresources
      316 Morris Avenue’ Suite 200
      Muskegon, MI 49440
      877-521-5627; houghsa@co.muskegon.mi.us
      Position #2016-01231
      PARATRANSIT OPERATIONS MANAGER CE


    • Valley Metro - Job Opportunities

      BUILDING TRANSIT AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE VALLEY OF THE SUN

      Serving metro Phoenix, Arizona, Valley Metro is an integral part of a fast-growing region that operates a multi-modal, regional transit system including successful light rail, bus and paratransit systems. Seven high-capacity extensions are in development to create a 66-mile regional rail system by 2034. Valley Metro currently serves 250,000 daily customers on 26 miles of light rail service; 100 local, express and circulator bus routes; 400 vanpools and paratransit services, connecting residents to their destinations across 9,200 square miles.

      Chief Procurement Officer
      ($102,206.00 - $127,758.00)
      Chief Procurement Officer is responsible for the day-to-day management and operation of the Procurement Department; reporting to the Valley Metro General Counsel. Duties include planning, scheduling, monitoring and quality assurance of all contracting and purchasing activities; supervising, directing and evaluating staff; ensuring accountability and compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, and agency policies and procedures.

      Chief Maintenance Engineer

      ($83,632.00 - $125,448.00)
      Chief Maintenance Engineer is responsible for management and oversight of revenue and non-revenue maintenance engineering programs, systems and activities related to maintenance, modification, and improvement of equipment, whether by in-house or contract staff; designs and implements quality assurance and quality control programs; provides highly responsible and complex technical engineering project management support to the Operations & Maintenance Division.

      Manager, Program Controls

      ($83,632.00 - $125,448.00)
      The Manager, Program Controls is responsible for identification of all cost and schedule issues, and developing potential mitigation plans for review with senior management. Performs professional project control management for Valley Metro Capital Projects, including developing and maintaining Critical Path Method (CPM) schedules, managing construction project schedulers, cost engineers and estimators, maintaining and enhancing the integrated cost/schedule control and earned value systems, monitoring and reporting program and project status, identifying and analyzing performance trends, forecasting cost and schedule results, performing lead role in the analysis and owner case preparation for contractor time related impact claims, and preparing a variety of text and graphical cost and schedule reports. Participates in Design and Construction projects change control process.
      APPLY AT www.valleymetro.org
      AA/EOE/D Employer


    • American Public Transportation Association - Senior Program Manager, Safey & Security

      AMERICAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION
      SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER, SAFETY & SECURITY

      American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has an immediate need for a Sr. Program Manager-Safety & Security to perform work related to safety and security activities consistent with APTA objectives and APTA members’ requirements. He/she will be responsible for supporting security program and standards development as well as supporting safety program management and development.
      Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Engineering, Mathematics, Science or a safety/security-related discipline. Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the transportation industry focusing on security, emergency management or safety topics is required. Specific experience related to program and project management desired. Experience working with Federal and industry organization partners, especially in relation to security issues is a plus. Successful candidate must have strong self-management skills, excellent oral and written communications skills, proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite and a passion for providing quality service to our members. Requires the ability to travel to attend and support conferences, seminars, committee meetings and other events related to work objectives. Metro Center location with excellent benefits.

      Send cover letter, resume with salary history to: Human Resources, American Public Transportation Association, 1300 I Street, NW, Suite 1200 East, Washington, DC 20005 or email resume to aptajobs@apta.com or fax resume to 202-496-4326
      EOE M/F/D

      Principals Only


    • Transpo, - Director, Operations

      DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
      TRANSPO (SOUTH BEND, INDIANA)

      KL2 Connects is recruiting a Director of Operations for Transpo. Reporting to the GM/CEO, he/she will direct bus/paratransit operations; formulate/administer/monitor policies and performance standards; play a role in staff development; facilitate service improvements; ensure a productive working environment; present to employees, organizations, regulators, and the public; and decide/delegate third-step union grievances. Transpo provides fixed route and paratransit services to South Bend and Mishawaka. Northeastern Indiana is home to five universities including Notre Dame; offers a range of recreation, entertainment, dining, shopping, and cultural amenities; boasts the second busiest airport in Indiana; and is connected to Chicago via the South Shore Railroad. Transpo operates out of the nation’s first LEED Platinum transit facility; operates 19 CNG buses with a plan to be 100% CNG by 2021; recently built a $5.5M CNG fueling center; employs 80+ operators with 120 total employees; serves a population of ~175k; and carries 2.1+ million riders annually. The ideal candidate will have public transit operations, paratransit, labor relations, and management (3+ years) experience, as well as a Bachelors in Public Administration, Urban Affairs, Business Administration, or a related field. This is an excellent opportunity that offers attractive compensation, relocation, and equal opportunity. To be considered, forward a letter of interest, resume, and salary history to Paul Muldoon at paul@kl2connects.com.


    • Spokane Transit - Director, Human Resources

      DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

      Spokane Transit needs an experienced Director of HR who will wear many hats! Provide leadership and guide the Human Resource, Safety, Security, Training and Claims departments. Leading a diverse group of employees and contractors, this is a big job for someone with experience, dedication and drive to excel with a great agency! Our core values are TRANSIT: Team Players, Respect, Accountability, Neighbors, Service, Innovative and Training...We strive to live by these values and we are looking for someone who believes in them too.
      Salary & Benefits (subject to change):
      • $88,705-118,871 Annually DOE
      • Great medical plans with low monthly premiums
      • PERS retirement (6.12% employee, 11/21% organization)
      • VEBA (HRA) contribution of $50/month
      • Dental/Vision/Life/LTD
      • Flexible schedule
      Selection Factors:
      • Knowledge of human resource principles, practices and methods; as well as applicable local, state and federal human resource laws, rules and regulations.
      • Experience in effective management and supervision, including planning, supervising and evaluating work of subordinates.
      • Skill in negotiating collective bargaining agreements.
      • Understanding of security practices.
      • Budgeting for multiple departments.
      • See website www.spokanetransit.com for full job description
      Example of Duties:
      • Reports directly to the CEO.
      • Develop short and long term strategy and vision for labor relations. Lead the negotiations team.
      • Research state and regional trends in wages and benefits.
      • Provide counsel to managers involving employee discipline, suspension and termination.
      • Handles all investigations and disciplines involving sexual harassment, violence in the workplace, discrimination or positive drug/alcohol tests.
      • Plans, organizes, coordinates and directs comprehensive employment recruitment and selection efforts.
      • Responsible for Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Plans.
      • Provide management and leadership to the HR, Safety, Security, Training and Claims departments.

      How to Apply:

      Qualified applicants will submit a cover letter, resume and a completed STA Non-CDL Application to the HR Department, Spokane Transit, 1230 W Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99201; email to jobs@
      spokanetransit.com with a subject of Director of HR; or fax to 509.343.1689. This position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately.

      Spokane Transit is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity/race, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or veteran status.


    • Solano County Transit - Community and External Affairs Officer

      COMMUNITY AND EXTERNAL AFFAIRS OFFICER ($72,532 - $100,391)
      SOLANO COUNTY TRANSIT

      SolTrans is seeking a qualified Community and External Affairs Officer to handle responsibilities for SolTrans’ state and federal legislative programs, community events and outreach programs, communications pieces, and marketing activities. Requires a bachelor’s degree with major course work in public or business administration, planning, English/literature, journalism, marketing/advertising, public relations, communications, or closely related field. Requires 3 years of professional experience in a public administration, community or external affairs, communications, journalism, or marketing position. Public transit agency experience is highly desirable. This is an at-will, FLSA-exempt position. The full recruitment brochure and required application instructions for this position is available at www.soltransride.com or by emailing Bronda Silva at apply@municipalresourcegroup.com. Open until filled; cutoff for the first review of applications: February 3, 2017, 5 pm. EOE


    • Fairfax County - Transportation Planner V

      FAIRFAX CONNECTOR SECTION CHIEF (TRANSPORTATION PLANNER V)

      Manages staff, ensures quality of service and seeks to increase passenger service and usage of the Fairfax Connector. Manages oversight of contractors’ performance, operations, maintenance scheduling, customer service, budgeting, data reporting, dissemination of passenger information, and capital needs identification. Works collaboratively with other sections to promote Fairfax Connector service in order to increase ridership and service quality.
      For more information and to apply: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/fairfaxcounty/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1618556


    • North Central Texas Council of Governments - Transportation Planner II

      ​TRANSPORTATION PLANNER II
      REGIONAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION COORDINATION

      NCTCOG is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG’s purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, NCTCOG has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.

      The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility and innovation.

      The North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking a qualified individual to develop, implement and monitor public transportation projects in North Central Texas. This individual will work closely with public and private transportation providers, local governments, social service agencies, advocacy groups and communities to implement public transportation projects funded through Federal Transit Administration (FTA) programs for the general public and transit-dependent populations. The individual(s) will foster partnerships, identify resources and develop projects. This posting is for a mid-level Transportation Planner II position. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/. To be considered for any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings. All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience, as well as a current resume.


    • Bombardier Transportation - Director, Business Development & Sales

      BOMBARDIER TRANSPORTATION
      DIRECTOR, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & SALES FOR NEW YORK

      Reporting to the VP of Development and Sales, the Director will work to enhance existing and develop new strategic relationships, while nurturing and growing the business associated with existing key accounts in New York. In doing so, s/he will build strong networking relationships with all stakeholders including transit industry partners while maximizing sustainable business value. S/he will successfully close sales and marketing projects that will increase Bombardier Transportation, Americas’ order intake.

      Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Engineering and a minimum of 10 years of experience in business development and sales or project management in a global corporation, including some experience in the transit/transportation infrastructure sector. Knowledge and exposure to 3P efforts is a distinct plus. Must be able to travel domestically and internationally.

      For the full position description, please email Beth Carter at bcarter@boyden.com.


    • Fairfax County - Transportation Planner III

      TRANSIT FACILITY COORDINATOR (TRANSPORTATION PLANNER III)

      Oversees the Fairfax County Department of Transportation and the Fairfax Connector’s facility maintenance functions at Fairfax County transportation facilities. This will include project management and implementation. Coordinates with other Fairfax County facility maintenance and support agencies/departments, third party professional facility maintenance support staff, contractual service vendor and/or contractors. Serves as the facility coordinator responsible for county-owned transit facilities, including Fairfax Connector transit center and park-and-ride lots. Determines needs for existing and proposed facilities and makes recommendations for system maintenance. Reviews and analyzes maintenance documentation associated with Fairfax Connector park-and-ride lots. Supervises and directs work of Fairfax County’s Park-and-Ride coordinator.

      For more information and to apply: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/fairfaxcounty/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1618555


    • TFC Consulting, Inc. - Manager, Transit Finance & Accounting

      MANAGER, TRANSIT FINANCE & ACCOUNTING

      TFC Consulting, Inc. (www.tfcci.net) is a rapidly growing government contracting firm located in Rockville, MD. TFC offers accounting, finance, auditing, financial reporting, financial management, project management, budgeting, analysis, and financial IT systems services to Federal governmental agencies. TFC has served the Federal financial community for over a decade.

      Job Description:
      The Manager is a CPA who effectively plans engagements, establishes protocols, and performs reviews in compliance with AICPA and federal program guidelines as applicable.

      Responsibilities may include:

      • Coordinate and lead reviews of transit financial management and advise on technical issues
      • Review Federal cost allocation plans and test underlying transactions to make sound recommendations for federal actions
      • Establish and work within budgetary and time constraints while providing a high-level of client satisfaction
      • Anticipate and effectively solve unusual or complex problems by thoroughly analyzing root causes and recognizing key causal connections
      • Provide insightful responses to client requests in a timely manner to ensure the delivery of the highest quality products and services

      Required Qualifications:

      • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
      • Six years of relevant Federal financial audit or review experience
      • Three years in transit related financial consulting or management
      • Working knowledge of 49 CFR Part 18 and 2 CFR 200
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills
      Preferred Skills and Credentials:
      • Master’s degree in business administration or accounting
      • Prior “Big 4” Federal audit or advisory experience
      • Certified Internal Systems Auditor (CISA), Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

      Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a full-time position in the Washington, DC metro area. Only local candidates will be considered. Travel to client sites outside of the region may be required. No agencies, please.

      TO APPLY: Send your resume to resume@tfcci.net.


    • Regional Transportation District of Denver - Manager, Planning Coordination

      ​We currently have the following position available:

      Manager, Planning Coordination
      Job #IRC33835
      Description of Work:  This position serves as the primary liaison between local, regional, and state governments, internal staff and the Board of Directors on transportation and land use issues to enhance communication and coordination on projects. In addition, this position manages major regional and corridor level multimodal transportation planning studies.
       
      Please apply no later than February 3, 2017.  For a complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.rtd-denver.com/careers. Resumes and applications may also be submitted directly to:
      Regional Transportation District
      Attn: Human Resources
      1600 Blake Street
      Denver, CO 80202

      EOE/AA/Drug Free

    • Office in Los Angeles - Executive Level Cost Estimator

      ​Our Los Angeles based client is seeking an Executive Level Cost Estimator. 

      This role develops strategic direction and leadership of the Cost Estimating Division pertaining to budgets, feasibility, design optimization, constructability evaluations, procurement, and program management of major capital projects. This position requires a Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field and a minimum of 5 years at a Directors level overseeing estimating activities.  
      For consideration, please email your resume/salary requirement to kate.harrington@p-i-d.biz or call (213)215-0070.

    • Central Ohio Transit Authority - Director, Financial Services and Revenue Operations

      ​Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA)
      Director, Financial Services and Revenue Operations

      With an annual Operating and Capital budget of over $200 million, the Central Ohio Transit Authority’s over 350 fixed-route buses and 80 paratransit vehicles provide over 18 million rides a year in and around the 2.4 million person Greater Columbus metropolitan area.  Columbus, the State’s Capitol and its largest city, is home to five Fortune 500 companies, one of the largest universities in the U.S., Ohio State, and the world famous Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.  Business Week ranked Columbus as one of the best Cities in America in 2012, and Forbes Magazine gave Columbus an "A” as one of the top cities for business in 2013.  

      Reporting to the CFO/V.P., the Director of Financial Services & Revenue Operations is a key member of COTA’s Executive Management Team and is responsible for financial planning, investing, reporting, compliance, accounting, and over $100 million in revenue collection & cash management. 

      He/she must have knowledge of financial and cash management and investment strategies, short and long-range cash forecasting; and cost control measures. 

      He/she must be a good communicator, working with external stakeholders, coordinating with other jurisdictions, agencies, businesses, the public and internal departments to develop strategies that support and enhance the cost-efficient and effective operation of the Authority. 

      A Bachelors Degree in accounting or finance preferred, as are coursework in money, banking and investments.  Seven years of progressively responsible experience in a transit system or public agency, including five years in a managerial role; or an equivalent combination thereof.  Public Accountant certification (CPA) preferred.
      COTA, an equal opportunity employer, offers a competitive salary dependent on experience, and a generous benefit package, including potential relocation.

      For further a more detailed job description, and/or to apply, visit www.harrisrand.com “Current Searches,” or contact Christopher Boylan, Director, Transportation

  • Notices

    • New Flyer Parts - MBE's, DBE's and WBE's

      NOTICE TO MBE’S, DBE’S AND WBE’S

      A national OEM parts distributor is interested in identifying viable suppliers for ongoing competitive bid requirements.
      Product lines and qualifications can be directed to New Flyer Parts, 630 Kernaghan Ave., Door 76 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R2C 5G1
      Attn: Robyn DeVisser; Ph: 204-957-8679


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