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 Classifieds for May 19, 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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  • Bids/Proposals

    • King County Metro - RFI


      King County Metro Transit (KCM) is seeking expressions of interest to identify firms and obtainCommissionableinformation from firms experienced in developing, designing, and building extended range battery electric powered transit buses as described below under Objective.

      KCM seeks to lease up to two electric powered buses and associated chargers from each interested bus manufacturer that can meet the following requirements.

      KCM defines extended range vehicles as being capable of traveling at least 140 miles on single charge under maximum loads and the harshest conditions present in the King County operating environment. KCM defines extended range as a minimum of 140 miles on a single charge, and a charge time of four hours or less.

      KCM is interested in testing both 40’ and 60’ battery powered transit buses.

      King County Metro will operate, test, and evaluate each electric powered bus to determine if it offers a viable alternative to replace the existing diesel and diesel-hybrid powered buses to meet service needs.
      This RFI is not an actual solicitation of bids or offers, which may be solicited by means of a Request for Proposals (RFP) at a later date. The purpose of this RFI is to identify as many products as possible that have been successfully implemented or can be developed and implemented to meet KCM’s needs.

      Please contact Steve Policar for the RFI document setting forth the requirements and information requested by King County Metro in your reply to this RFI. All RFI replies must be received at the address below no later than 2:00 pm Pacific Standard Time, June 19, 2017.

      Steve Policar
      King County Metro Transit
      201 South Jackson Street
      Mailstop KSC-TR-0342
      Seattle, Washington 98104

    • Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority - RFP


      Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro) will receive proposals from qualified firms to provide On-Call Planning Services. Proposals must be received in the Metro office at 201 N. Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS 66603, in sealed envelopes marked “ON-CALL PLANNING SERVICES / RFP TM-17-10” no later than 3:00 PM Central Time on Thursday, June 29, 2017. The proposal schedule will allow for thirty-nine (39) calendar days for proposal submission.

      The RFP document package may be obtained from the office of Metro, 201 N. Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS 66603, on or after Monday, May 22, 2017 by contacting Karla Richardson. Interested firms may download the RFP document package from Metro’s website ( or call (785) 730-8622 to arrange for pickup or mailing.

      The proposers will be required to comply with all applicable state and federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws and regulations. Metro, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related regulations, hereby notifies all proposers that minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, creed, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, familial status, national origin or ancestry, age, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, or military status in consideration for an award.

      Any agreement resulting from this RFP is subject to financial assistance agreements between Metro and the Federal Transit Administration.

      In order to be eligible to submit a proposal, the proposer must not be included on the United States Comptroller General’s Consolidated List of Persons or Firms currently debarred or suspended from participating in public contracts.

      Metro reserves the right to accept any proposal or any part or parts thereof. Metro reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive irregularities therein, and all proposers must agree that such rejection shall be without liability on the part of Metro for any penalty brought by a proposer because of such rejections, nor shall the proposer seek any recourse of any kind against Metro because of such rejections, and the filing of any proposal in response to this solicitation shall constitute an agreement of the proposer to these conditions.

      Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority
      201 North Kansas Avenue
      Topeka, KS 66603

  • Help Wanted

    • DC Department of Transportation - Deputy Chief of Staff


      This position is located in the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), Office of the Director. Its mission is to develop and maintain a cohesive, sustainable transportation system that delivers safe, affordable, and convenient ways to move people and goods - while protecting and enhancing the natural, environmental and cultural resources of the District. The incumbent provides leadership in a variety of complex management and administrative support services. The incumbent monitors agency administrative policies and directives to sustain a resourceful management and operating structure. Manages development of plans and recommendations for improvement in programs, initiatives, procedures, policies, and work process. Supervises a staff of professional, technical, and clerical personnel assigned to the Office of the Director. Inquiries - Search by Keyword: JO-1705-8756

    • American Public Transportation Association - Policy Analyst


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

      He/she will plan and execute data collection studies as well as research and write research briefs, position papers and other testimony. Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in public policy, economics, transportation policy or a related field with one to three years’ work experience in transportation policy or public policy research and analysis required; Excellent interpersonal skills, including maturity and ability to work independently and in a team setting; Ability to write policy reports that both are politically salient and exemplify sound policy concepts; Efficient, organized work style; Ability to prioritize quickly and confidently, while managing multiple deadlines; and GIS skills are a plus. 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 or fax resume to 202-496-4326. EOE M/F/D Principals

    • Georgia Department of Transportation - Rail Safety & Security Specialists


      JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES: Under limited supervision of the State Safety Oversight (SSO) Manager, the Rail Safety and Security Specialist II will provide support to the overall management, operation and administration of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) State Safety Oversight (SSO) program. The Georgia Department of Transportation is the Designated SSO Agency and subject to the requirements of FAST Act under 49 U.S.C. 5329(e). Currently the SSO program oversees the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) and the City of Atlanta Streetcar to ensure regulatory compliance of these public transit systems.

      For additional information and to apply please visit:

      JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES: Under broad supervision of the State Safety Oversight (SSO) Manager, the Rail Safety and Security Specialist 1 will provide support to the overall management, operation and administration of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) State Safety Oversight (SSO) program. The Georgia Department of Transportation is the Designated SSO Agency and subject to the requirements of FAST Act under 49 U.S.C. 5329(e). Currently the SSO program oversees the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) and the City of Atlanta Streetcar to ensure regulatory compliance of these public transit systems.

      For additional information and to apply please visit:

    • Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation - Multiple Positions


      Finance & Internal Audit Manager
      The Finance and Internal Audit Manager is responsible for developing and conducting the internal audit function for the organization. Incumbent makes significant recommendations and decisions ensuring the agency fiscal process (financial procedures) are followed and completed based on federal, state, and agency policy. General objectives and boundaries are planned with the controller and/or appointing authority. Incumbent performs all assigned duties with a high degree of independence. Work is reviewed for impact on and consistency with agency goals and objectives.

      All interested candidates, please go to to view a full job description and apply.

      Executive Administrative Assistant, Finance
      The Executive Administrative Assistant, Finance is responsible for managing all administrative responsibilities within the finance department. This position will have the responsibility for maintaining the calendars of all finance directors and managers. The incumbent will be responsible for reporting and responding to legal questions and concerns with regards to any procurements. The Assistant will be responsible for ensuring the appropriate solicitation request documents are submitted for all large procurement requests. In addition, the incumbent will organize vendor outreach events to promote working with IndyGo.

      All interested candidates, please go to to view a full job description and apply.

      Director of Project Development
      Indianapolis voters and City Council have approved a new dedicated source of local funding for the transit system, which will drive a major overhaul. IndyGo, the transit agency for Indianapolis and Marion County, will be implementing a 70% increase in service, 3 new rapid transit lines, and redeploying its entire local bus network to a high frequency grid. This position will play a key role in shaping major capital projects for the transit agency. The Director of Project Development will work with the community to review and vet options for capital transit projects, lead the design and public outreach supporting these projects, and interface with IndyGo executives and staff from service planning, public affairs, and operations departments.

      All interested candidates, please go to to view a full job description and apply.

    • Sound Transit - Design & Construction Contracts Supervisor

      JOB #17-01041
      SALARY: $74,030.00 - $92,537.00 Annually
      OPENING DATE: 05/04/17
      CLOSING DATE: 06/04/17, 5:00 PM

      Under the general direction of the Design and Construction Contracts Manager, supervises procurement and contract administration staff in performing post-award administration for Construction and Architecture/Engineering; serves as a contract administration resource for staff, DECM, PEPD and others outside of the department. Performs the full range of supervisory duties involved in the review, preparation, finalization, analysis, and administration of agreements and contracts in area of assignment for the Agency; leads or assists Agency departments and project managers in selection of procurement and contract administration methods and strategies; administers contracts in compliance with all state, federal and local regulations and laws including analysis and administration of indirect and direct cost rates; supervise staff in the post award administration of contracts and assistance of the solicitation of associated contracts; responds to questions and issues and provides technical expertise and assistance related to associated agreements and contracts; performs post award contract administration and close-out. The position is responsible for supervision and management of contract work while managing and controlling the complexity and risks associated with the contract. Assist in the preparation and analysis of reports for Leadership.

      Education and Experience:
      • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, public administration, contract management, construction management, or closely related field and five years of experience in public construction, architecture-engineer (A&E) contracting or contract TRA00R2ing services that includes the full range of contract administration, preferably in a government related environment; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • Minimum two years supervisory experience or equivalent experience in a lead capacity.

      For more job details and to apply go to

    • Ben Franklin Transit - Financial Services Manager


      Salary $59,050 - $93,959/year
      Perform professional accounting duties in accordance with GAAP, GASB, agency policies, legal requirements, and transit industry standards. Requirements: Bachelor’s in Accounting, Finance or related field; equivalent combination of education and experience considered. CPA and/or CPFO and five (5) years’ public sector finance supervision preferred. Apply at Open until filled. No phone calls please.

    • Metra - Chief Human Resources Officer

      Yearly Salary Minimum: $135,044
      Salary Mid-Point: $168,805
      Salary Maximum: $202,566

      Reporting directly to the Metra Executive Director/CEO, the Chief Human Resources Officer will plan, direct and control the overall operations of the Human Resources department to ensure that all functions of Employment Services, HR Administration, Workforce Planning and Medical Services are performed in an accurate, timely and effective manner. Oversee the development of departmental and divisional objectives, policies and procedures and monitor performance to ensure compliance. Perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

      To apply for this position at Metra, please send your cover letter, resume and salary history to: Barbara Buhai, Senior Associate General Counsel at

    • Valley Transportation Authority - Director, Planning & Programming


      Annual Salary: $170,000.00 - $220,000.00
      Plus a competitive benefit package.

      Come work for a leader in the American Public Transportation industry. Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is recruiting for a Director of Planning and Programming.


      This is an At-Will Executive Management position and serves at the discretion of the General Manager. The Director of Planning & Programming plans, organizes, directs, and administers the functions of the Planning & Programming Division, including Transportation Planning, the Congestion Management Program, Measure B, and grants oversight and administration. The incumbent is responsible for overseeing project schedules, budgets, and strategic objectives of the division.


      The successful candidate will be a demonstrated leader in the management and oversight of multi-modal transportation planning; congestion management program and initiatives, including countywide transportation and land use planning; and programming and grants administration.


      Sufficient education and increasingly responsible administrative and managerial experience in a large and diverse organization to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the above duties.

      Development of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is typically obtained through a combination of training and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a four-year degree in transportation planning, transportation engineering, business administration, public administration, or a related field; and extensive, increasingly responsible managerial experience in transportation and land-use planning, transportation funding, and working with local, regional, state, and federal administrative and elected officials.
      Attainment of experience in a large public transportation organization or local or regional transportation planning agency is preferred.
      APPLY IMMEDIATELY. To obtain more information and/or to apply for the position, please visit the employment link of our website at

    • Dallas Area Rapid Transit - AVP Bus Operations

      (* indicates requisition 5270)
      Job Title*: AVP Bus Operations
      Pay Grade*: E1/ Starting Salary: $105,176
      Section*: Bus Operations Admin Job Code: 1135
      Division*: East Dallas Administration
      FLSA/EEO: Exempt/Official Administrators
      Department*: Transportation
      All applicants must apply online


      Directs and oversees the activities of personnel engaged in bus operations for Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) Transportation Department.


      1. Directs, oversees, and has ultimate responsibility for personnel engaged in bus operations. Directs bus operation process to ensure division goals and objectives are met. Provides direct, day-to-day support of division activities.
      2. Establishes and secures approval of goals, policies and objectives for division programs with broad latitude for decision making.
      3. Recommends and implements procedures and policies for division operations and ensures programs comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and are compatible with DART’s mission.
      4. Interviews, selects, supervises, develops, evaluates, counsels, and if necessary, terminates subordinate personnel in accordance with established policies, procedures and guidelines to include Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) program goals and objectives.
      5. Monitors work progress, prepares monthly progress reports, assists and guides as necessary to ensure quality work that is delivered on time. Acts as a resource to and liaison between division and various departments within DART as well as with external contacts. Prepares and presents formal briefings to DART Board, senior management and others, as required.
      6. Acts in the absence of the Vice President, Bus Operations as required.
      7. Develops, submits for approval, and monitors division budget. Prepares a variety of reports for management review.
      8. Performs other duties as assigned.


      Note: An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted for the below stated minimums excluding High School Diploma, GED, Licenses, or Certifications.
      1. Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Transportation, or related field.
      2. Twelve (12) years progressively more responsible experience in transit operations management to include a minimum of six (6) years directing and managing a professional staff involved with transit operations.
      3. Valid Texas drivers license, no Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) conviction within the last sixty (60) consecutive months, not more than one (1) DWI on driving record, and not more than three (3) convictions of moving violations within the last thirty-six (36) consecutive months on driving record in order to operate DART revenue and nonrevenue vehicles.
      4. Ability to be dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
      5. Ability to blend people into teams when needed. Creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team. Fosters open dialogue. Defines success in terms of the whole team. Creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
      6. Ability to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect.
      7. Ability to marshal resources to get things done; uses resources effectively and efficiently; can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal.
      8. Ability to use rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; can see hidden problems.
      9. Ability to quickly develop technical understanding; is good at learning new industry, company or technical knowledge.
      10. Ability to accurately scope out length and difficulty of tasks and projects. Sets objectives and goals. Breaks down work into the process steps. Develops schedules and task/people assignments. Anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks. Measures performance against goals. Evaluates results.
      11. Ability to read a situation quickly. Good at focused listening. Can effectively negotiate difficult agreements and settle disputes equitably. Can find common ground and get cooperation with minimum noise.


      Reports to VP Transportation


      Works in an environment where there is minimum exposure to dust, noise, or temperature. May be moderately exposed to unpleasant working conditions to include dust, noise, temperature, weather, petroleum products, and chemicals while visiting DART’s operating facilities, assuming incumbent is observing all policies and procedures, safety precautions and regulations, and using all protective clothing and devices provided.

      Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may perform other duties as assigned.

      DART is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, supporting diversity in the workplace. M/F/D/V

      5/1/2017 Job Description 1097608011857 2/2

    • San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit - Multiple Positions


      BART’s Human Resources Department is evolving from a traditional service provider organization to a strategic partnership with managers and leaders to drive business goals through People initiatives and strategies.

      We are currently seeking to fill three key leadership positions on the HR management team. These positions require extraordinary judgment, resourcefulness, and energy, as well as a high level of discretion and integrity. Candidates need to demonstrate strategic skills in business planning with sound technical and analytical ability. They must also be able to formulate and execute action plans, manage change, work through ambiguity, and measure their successes.
      This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled HR leaders who want to directly contribute their ideas and talents to help shape the new Human Resources Department.

      #7261 Sr. Human Resources Division Manager – Recruitment/Talent Acquisition
      #7260 Human Resources Division Manager – Workforce Development
      #7259 Human Resources Division Manager – Absence Management Programs

      Interested candidates should use the link below to apply.
      Please visit for detailed job descriptions and to apply online.

    • Palm Tran, Inc. - Human Resources Manager


      Hiring Range: $68,552 - $75,407
      Location: 3201 Electronics Way, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
      Hours: 8:00 A.M. To 5:00 P.M., Monday – Friday
      Evenings and weekends as required/necessary
      Closing Date: Open until filled

      Palm Tran, Inc. is seeking a skilled Human Resources Manager to carry out administrative and supervisory functions; work involves planning, organizing, developing, implementing, coordinating and directing the procedures, policies and programs of Palm Tran’s Human Resources. An employee in this position allocated to this class is responsible for planning and directing programs to enhance relationships between management and employees; to promote employee satisfaction, well-being, and quality of work life; to develop greater productivity in the work force; and to achieve sound labor/management working relationships. The Human Resources Manager is also responsible for higher level projects that integrate business strategy and Labor Agreement provisions as they relate to Human Resource services as well as supervising, developing and evaluating staff assigned to the various Human Resources programs. The incumbent in this position works closely with Division Directors and senior staff to ensure that proper employment compliance actions are followed such as non-discriminatory equal opportunity employment practices.

      Palm Tran provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, tuition reimbursement and participates in a defined pension plan.


      Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Personnel Management or related field; five (5) years of progressively responsible personnel experience, including supervisory experience in several personnel functions; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License at the time of appointment. Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management or related field; SHRM Certified Professional, experience in public sector or large organization is preferred.
      This is an AT-WILL POSITION. This posting is an announcement of a vacant position, it is not intended to replace the official job description. Job descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview. PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment. All applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be subject to a thorough background investigation.

      Please visit Palm Tran’s website for more information and to submit an application and resume
      In accordance with Affirmative Action requirements of Sec. 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Authority provides reasonable accommodation. If you need reasonable accommodation for interviewing or employment, please notify Palm Tran’s Human Resources Department.


    • Metrolinx - President & CEO


      There are few organizations more visible or vital than Metrolinx. Here is a career leadership opportunity to serve seven million people with a seamless, world class transit network that enhances prosperity, sustainability and quality of life.

      Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario created to improve the coordination and responsiveness of all modes of transportation in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. The organization’s mission is to champion, develop and implement an integrated, multi-modal transportation system for the region. Metrolinx operates GO Transit, the regional public transit service, the downtown-airport Union Pearson Express and PRESTO, an enterprise-wide automated payment system. Its capital projects include the GO Regional Express Rail, advancement of the York VIA Rapidway, Eglinton Crosstown, Finch, Hurontario and Hamilton Light Rail Transit.
      Under your stewardship, Metrolinx and its transit partners will continue to shape the region’s infrastructure and spearhead the largest transit build in Canadian history. As President and CEO, you will welcome accountability for planning, capital program delivery, operational and financial goals. During a time of significant growth in the Greater Golden Horseshoe, you will take action to keep Metrolinx ahead of the curve. At the top of your leadership agenda will be delivering rapid and regional transit, organizational transparency, accountability and community outreach.

      In this fast forward metroscape, you’ll support a preferred-employer culture that is customer-centric and focused on the public’s best interest as you build one of the premier transit planning and operations organizations in the world. Working with the Board of Directors and your senior team, you will oversee execution of the Regional Transportation Plan and continue development of the $40 billion capital plan for the next decade. In a complex, multi-jurisdiction, multi-division organization, your relationship and consensus building leadership will get things done.

      With 65 million passengers a year, Metrolinx success depends on the coordination and integration of transit and transportation systems to spur growth and help people move more easily throughout the region. With your program and project management expertise, familiarity with infrastructure planning and public sector savvy, you have the transformational leadership credentials to take on this multi-faceted role and create a lasting legacy. Bring long range vision and right-now problem solving to Metrolinx partners, passengers and employees.
      Metrolinx is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and Metrolinx throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

      To explore this exciting opportunity further please contact Sal Badali or Margaret Vanwyck in Odgers Berndtson’s Toronto office at or submit your resume and related information online at http://www.

    • National Transit Institute - Associate Director


      Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Associate Director for The National Transit Institute at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. The National Transit Institute is a training and education resource for the transit industry nationwide and has been working with the Federal Transit Administration since 1992. The Associate Director reports to the Director of NTI and oversees the Institute’s central mission—creating, implementing and assessing continuing education course program deliverables and managing course performance with the goal of aligning NTI course offerings with career development needs for the public transportation industry.

      Among the key duties for this position are the following:
      • Directs the implementation of NTI policies and procedures, serves as a primary representative of NTI curriculum development
      • Promotes NTI at conferences and events
      • Serves as lead on specific NTI projects
      • Responsible for major project decisions, metrics, and client satisfaction
      • Demonstrates leadership role in forming and maintaining productive working relationships with Federal Transit Administration, agencies, partnership organizations and other educational institutions
      Minimum Education and Experience
      • Master’s degree in planning, public policy, transportation, or related field.
      • At least 5 years work experience in public transportation to include policy development or senior managerial positions and experience in an environment of training or education.

      For more detailed information regarding salary and additional job qualifications/requirements, or to apply for the position, go to click on Search Jobs and enter position number: 17ST2058.



    • Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District - Capital and Grant Programs Analyst


      LOCATION: Golden Gate Bridge Administration Building (near Toll Plaza) San Francisco, CA
      SALARY RANGE: $79,542.32 - $109,824.00 Annual Salary + Benefits (40 Hour Workweek)
      (Employee pays up to 7% of salary/wage toward Cal
      PERS retirement plan)
      OPENINGS: 1 and to Create an Eligibility List
      DATE POSTED: April 25, 2017
      CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled (First Review of Applicants 6/1/17)
      NOTE: This position is being reposted. Applicants who have already applied need not reapply. All applications will be considered for this position.
      Under general direction of the Director of Capital and Grant Programs, performs a variety of complex financial, analytical and administrative functions to support development, implementation, and management of the District’s capital and grant programs. Department work activities include: long-range capital program and fixed asset planning; annual capital budget development, accounting, monitoring, analysis, and reporting; grant program development, implementation, accounting and administration; and related legislative monitoring, analysis and reporting. This position collaborates with District and outside agency staffs in order to meet program goals and objectives.
      A combination of college level training and position related experience equivalent to:
      • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field. Additional qualifying experience on a year per year basis may be substituted in lieu of degree.
      • Minimum of one year of recent (must be within the last three years), progressive and verifiable professional experience in financial or management analysis or equivalent experience including capital budget, capital program planning or grants administration.
      • Must possess intermediate level of skill using computers and application software, specifically all Microsoft Office application (Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word).
      TO APPLY:

    • San Miguel Authority for Regional Transprotation - Executive Director


      The San Miguel (Colorado) Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) composed of member jurisdictions of San Miguel County and the Towns of Telluride and Mountain Village seeks candidates to serve as the first Executive Director of the newly created transportation authority. The Authority serves a dynamic, progressive resort community surrounded by beautiful mountains, plateaus, and ranch lands. Located in Western Colorado, the region is rich in history and includes the world class Telluride Ski Resort. Residents enjoy excellent schools, high quality municipal services, and access to extensive public lands.  Easily accessible outdoor activities include hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, skiing (both nordic and alpine), snow shoeing, and four-wheel driving.  Numerous festivals and social activities are also available.
      In November 2016, voters approved establishment of the Authority funded from a .25% sales tax and a .75 mill levy property tax within its boundaries. State and Federal grant monies and potentially contracts for services are also envisioned to be part of its revenue mix. SMART is governed by a six-member Board of Directors composed of two elected officials from each of the three participating governments. The Executive Director is appointed by the Board and is responsible for implementation of Board goals and policies and management of programs and services under its jurisdiction.
      Candidates must have the following:
      • Successful overall management of a general municipal organization and/or management of transportation operations with the desire to develop and implement innovative approaches to the current mix of transportation services.
      • A collaborative, consensus-building, visionary with approachable personal style with elected officials, residents, businesses and employees.
      • Extremely well-developed oral and written communication skills.
      • A bachelor’s degree
      • 5-7 years of increasingly responsible transit executive level experience.

      o Assistant Director experience in a larger transit system will also be considered as will any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform at an executive level.
      o A Master’s degree in public administration, business administration, engineering, planning or other advanced executive level training is desired.
      The Board has established a starting salary of $90,000 which may be negotiable based upon qualifications.  They are also offering an excellent benefit package.  Apply online with resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references by April 14 to the attention of Sarah McKee or Cristi Musser 630 Dundee Road, Suite 130, Northbrook, IL  60062 Tel: 847-380-3243.

      Click Here to Apply!

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