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 Classifieds for June 10, 2016

Passenger Transport classified ads are the leading marketplace for the public transportation industry. In every biweekly issue, transit systems and businesses place their requests for bids and proposals, help wanted notices, and for sale advertisements - and they get results. All classifieds that appear in print also appear in the online electronic version of Passenger Transport, reaching more than 18,000 readers.


Table Of Contents

  • Bids/Proposals

    • MTA New York City Transit - RFQ

      Contract Solicitations

      RFQ#: 131820
      DUE DATE: 7/22/16
      TITLE: Maintenance and Repair, and/or Upgrade of the R142 Train Simulator.
      TYPE: RFI

      For additional info please visit:

    • Cumberland-Dauphin-Harrisburg Transit Authority - RFP


      The Cumberland-Dauphin-Harrisburg Transit Authority dba Capital Area Transit (CAT) is seeking competitive proposals from eligible financial institutions to act as its main depository institution. CAT is formed under the Municipal Authorities Act of 1945, Act of May 2, P.L. 382, as amended and supplements. To obtain a copy of the Request for Proposal, or if you have questions regarding the Request for Proposal, contact:
      Ms. Bev Hockenberry
      Executive Assistant
      Cumberland-Dauphin-Harrisburg Transit Authority
      901 North Cameron Street
      Harrisburg, PA 17101
      (717) 233-5657

      All proposals must be received by CAT no later than 3:00 p.m. on Monday, August 1, 2016.

    • Kansas City Area Transportation Authority - RFP

      ISSUE DATE: MAY 23, 2016
      CLOSING DATE: JUNE 22, 2016 AT 3:00PM

      The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is seeking proposals from a qualified frim to provide Consulting Services for an IT Systems Audit for the purpose of obtaining an analysis evaluation to determine whether the IT Systems are safeguarding assets, maintaining data integrity and operating effectively to achieve the organization’s goals and objectives.

      The official RFP document can be downloaded from our website at

      All questions should be submitted in writing and directed to Camille Y. Allen, Senior Buyer at

    • Eagle County Regional Transportation Authority - RFQ


      The Eagle County Regional Transportation Authority (ECRTA) solicits professional services for the creation of a COMPREHENSIVE MULTI-YEAR TRANSIT DEVELOPMENT PLAN. Proposals shall be received not later than 5:00 PM on June 30th 2016 in sealed envelopes marked “TRANSIT DEVELOPMENT PLAN” by courier to the ECRTA Director, 3289 Cooley Mesa Rd, Building A, Room 135, Gypsum, CO 81637. The full RFQ can be found at

    • County of Rockland - RFB


      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:
      Addendum # 3 for RFB-RC-2016-049
      Opening: 8/19/16 @ 3:00 PM

      Specifications and solicitation forms may be obtained by visiting the Purchasing Divisions Website at:
      AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT NOTICE: to request accommodations for a disability, please contact Ann Marie Curley, 4 days in advance, at (845) 364-3820.

      DATED: 6/13/16

  • Help Wanted

    • City of San Antonio - Aviation Director


      The City of San Antonio is recruiting nationally for an Aviation Director to manage the San Antonio Airport System. The San Antonio Aviation Department includes over 450 employees and a FY 2016 operations budget of over $92 million and CIP budget of approximately $400 million over 6 years. The San Antonio International Airport provides commercial airline service to more than 8.5 million passengers each year through more than 30 non-stop domestic and international destinations. The Aviation Director reports to the City Manager and is responsible for the management of the operation of the City’s two airports, San Antonio International Airport and the Stinson Municipal Airport, which provide general and commercial aviation services through an enterprise fund. A Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in aviation management or airport/airfield operations, including 5 years of administrative or supervisory responsibility, are required. Offered salary will be dependent on the selected candidate’s qualifications and education (DOQE). Candidates are encouraged to submit before July 1, 2016. Interested candidates should apply by submitting a comprehensive resume, compelling cover letter, 6 professional references, and current salary via email to If you have any questions or wish to discuss the opportunity further, please call Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at

    • City of Huntsville - Public Transit Manager

      SALARY: $50K - $75K

      The City of Huntsville, Alabama, is seeking an experienced, energetic, and motivated individual to supervise the operations of a small urban transit system. Details concerning the essential job duties, minimum education, and experience required for the position can be found at; click on the ‘Employment’ tab, The position announcement will open on Friday, June 3, 2016 on the website and will close on Friday, June 24, 2016.

      The Public Transit Manager position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and supervising the overall operation of the Public Transit Program. The Program consists of a 17 fixed route shuttle system, operating on 10 fixed routes. The system also operates 16 paratransit vehicles per day and a ridesharing program.

      The successful candidate should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in transit and paratransit operations, be familiar with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) rules and regulations, and be familiar with equipment, methods, and best practices essential for the successful operation of the Public Transit Division. The candidate should possess the ability to plan, organize, coordinate and supervise the work of subordinate personnel. The ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing and to prepare clear and concise reports is also required.

      A Bachelor’s degree in Transportation, Planning or related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, or a combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the responsibilities of the position is required.

      City of Huntsville, Alabama, links:

    • American Public Transportation Association - Sr. Director, Government Affairs


      American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has immediate need for individual to execute the association’s legislative program on behalf of the transit industry. Position also manages APTA’s Legislative Committee and intergovernmental relations program. Successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with 10 or more years of experience in government affairs, public administration, public policy, or related fields.

      Knowledge of the federal surface transportation programs a plus. Should have strong organizational, management and interpersonal skills with knowledge of legislative, regulatory and political processes. Previous experience with association policy development a plus.

      How to Apply:
      Send resume with salary history to: APTA, HR, 1300 I Street, NW, Suite 1200 East, Washington, DC 20005 or email or fax to 202-496-4326. EOE. Principals Only

    • MARTA - Multiple Positions

      Chief Information Security Officer
      Director of Rail Transportation
      Chief Technical Training (Transit Operations)
      Bi-lingual Customer Information Operator
      Manager IT Security
      Sr. Technical Services
      Manager of Service Planning Scheduling
      Track Maintainer
      Instructor Railcar Mechanic
      Sr. IT Program Manager
      Manager IT Compliance
      General Superintendent Control Center
      Right of Way Database Specialist

      EMPLOYER PROFILE: MARTA is the 9th largest transit system in the U.S. and North America that provides bus, rail and mobility services for the elderly & disabled. MARTA’s service population is 1.65 million in the city of Atlanta, Fulton and DeKalb Counties. MARTA provides service for nearly half a million passenger boardings each weekday.
      With 38 rail stations and over 91 bus routes, MARTA is the key to getting around Atlanta. Whether you are coming in from the airport, commuting to work, biking, walking, parking, visiting, going to an event, or enjoying Atlanta nightlife, MARTA is the easiest and most cost-effective way to get around the city - and the region.

      To apply to your next opportunity, read the complete job description, and to create a profile please go to:

    • Palm Tran - Manager, Performance Management

      SALARY RANGE: 74,904.96 - $122,778.24
      CLOSING DATE: 07/01/2016

      We have an excellent opportunity for an individual with an aptitude for data analytics and the desire to be part of an elite transit operation.
      This high level position reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for assisting in the collection, analysis, documentation, and dissemination of service and performance data in cooperation with other Subject Matter Experts in support of Palm Tran’s Strategic initiatives to identify operating efficiencies and improve customer service. Responsibilities include preparing and delivering regular reports, providing management support in the area of complex statistical analysis, performance measurement and service compliance review for Executive Director and the Executive Leadership Team. This is a hands on position where substantial judgment, flexibility and initiative are essential for addressing challenges and making recommendations with regard to effectively using performance based management.

      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.

      QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Math/Operations Research, Engineering, Statistics, Finance, Accounting, Business administration or related field; five (5) years of progressively responsible management experience in data analysis or data research; or an equivalent combination of related training and experience sufficient to carry out the duties of the position. Master’s Degree in Economics, Math/Operations Research, Statistics, Finance, Accounting, Business or similar field; experience in public sector transportation industry and/or transit organization; excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills; experience with specialized software used to facilitate statistical analysis 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. All applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be subject to a thorough background investigation.

      Please visit Palm Tran’s website for full information and to submit an application or resume by closing date

      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.


    • Palm Tran - Director of Paratransit

      SALARY RANGE: 75,666.24 - $137,625.28
      CLOSING DATE: 07/01/2016

      This professional management position will work under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer; the Director of Paratransit is responsible for organizing, developing, planning and directing all of Palm Tran’s Paratransit functions and ensuring alignment of these functions with the goals and critical business outcomes of Palm Tran. The Director of Paratransit manages the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Paratransit program, and ensures full compliance with ADA regulations with the respect to operations, client certification, call center operations and revenue service. This position verifies the contracted vendor/s are in compliance with all State, Local and Federal regulations. The Director of Paratransit also prepares operating and capital budgets, monitors service performance, conducts community outreach, represents Palm Tran on disabled advocacy and transportation committees, and evaluates existing and proposed transit services.

      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 Business or Public Administration or related field; five (5) years experience in paratransit administration or transit operations; or an equivalent combination of related training and experience sufficient to carry out the duties of the position. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Master’s Degree in Public Administration or similar field; experience in public sector transportation industry and/or in transit organization; detailed knowledge of ADA regulation and applicable FTA guidelines with respect to ADA Paratransit services; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; knowledge of Florida Statute (427), Transportation Disadvantaged Program, State Regulations for operating Government Transit Vehicle Selection 14 - 90 and Federal Transit Administration regulation; 49 CFR Part 40, 653 and 654 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 full information and to submit an application or resume by closing date.

      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.


    • Mendocino Transit Authority - Operations Manager


      Finally, a chance to work in Mendocino County with the best rural transit system in California. Mendocino Transit Authority is a Joint Powers Agency formed by Mendocino County, and four incorporated cities, and operates over 40,000 annual service hours in general public dial-a-ride, local and commute fixed route and intercity bus service. MTA has 60 employees, a relatively new fleet of 43 vehicles, and a FY 16/17 operating budget of $4.6 million. Mendocino County has a population of 90,000 in its rugged 3,500 square miles including 100 miles of the greatest coastline in the country.

      The Operations Manager is responsible for transportation, contracting functions, budgeting, & long range planning for fixed route and dial-a-ride services. Must possess excellent communication, leadership, and organizational skills. Extensive and progressively responsible experience in public transit operations, including sufficient experience in supervision, dispatch, and scheduling is required. Bachelor’s degree in transit management, public or business administration is desired. Salary $70,034-89,107. Good benefit package. For further information, please contact Finance & Personnel Manager, 707-234-6449.

    • American Public Transportation Association - Director, Engineering and Transit Technology


      Washington-based trade association has an immediate opening for a Director-Engineering & Transit Technology to direct work related to technology in public transportation including technologies across a broad spectrum such as rail, bus, high-speed rail, transit rail and electronic fare systems, in coordination with initiatives within the industry, academia, and federal partners. Also, lead transportation technical committees by providing key expertise in the development of new research programs and standards, U.S. government federal rule development, and major rail programs.

      Candidate must have 10 years minimum of related management experience, including demonstrated project and/or technical management expertise. B.S. degree in Engineering is required and a PE license is preferred. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with people and organizations as well as work independently and under pressure meeting multiple deadlines. Excellent fringe benefits package.

      How to Apply:
      Send resume with salary history to: APTA, HR, 1300 I Street, NW, Suite 1200 East, Washington, DC 20005 or email to or fax to 202-496-4326. EOE. Principals Only

    • Capital Area Transit - Assistant Operations Manager


      Capital Area Transit, Harrisburg, PA, is seeking an individual to assist in managing daily operations of fixed route services. Responsibilities to include supervision of Dispatchers, Service Supervisors, Schedulers and fixed route transit operators to ensure safe, reliable and efficient service delivery; directs, monitors and evaluates the performance of all Direct Reports against CAT Performance Management Process Objectives; provide field and base operations supervision as required; supervises scheduling, payroll and job bidding of Operators; liaison between Agency employees and customers or customer care providers; assists in creating and implementing policies and procedures to enhance safety of agency employees, property and public; work closely with Planning Department for site plan reviews and future routing and stop placement. Should have Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Transportation or related field and five years experience in transportation, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. To indicate your interest visit our website at and go to the appropriate link on our employment tab for an application, apply in person at 901 N Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, or request an application via email. Requests and applications can be sent to Applications accepted through June 27, 2016 EEOE/AA

    • City of Simi Valley - Transit Superintendent


      $6,997 – $8,990 per month, plus an excellent benefits package.

      The City of Simi Valley is recruiting for Transit Superintendent. The ideal candidate should possess the following expertise and attributes:
      • Strong leader with the ability to develop staff and navigate confidential and complex personnel matters
      • Collaborative, results-oriented
      • Proactive approach to meeting passenger and community transportation needs, while embodying a passion for public service
      • Demonstrates integrity in performance, leadership, and decision-making
      • Proven performance in managing operations

      Under general direction, supervises, reviews and participates in the work of staff responsible for overseeing daily transit fixed-route and paratransit operations; ensures work quality and adherence to established federal, state and local safety policies and procedures; and provides highly responsible and complex staff assistance to the Deputy Director/Transit.

      Requires: Any combination of education and experience that would provide required knowledge and abilities. Such as, equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work in business administration, transportation planning, or a related field and four years of increasingly responsible experience in transportation administration, including one year of supervisory responsibility.

      Also Requires: Possession of a valid Class B driver license with Passenger (P) Endorsement and a valid Medical Examination Certificate; possession of, or ability to obtain within one year of employment, a valid California Verification of Transit Training Certificate (VTT) or School Bus Driver Certificate; possession of, or ability to obtain within one year of employment, a valid Transportation Safety Institute Mass Transit Instructor Orientation and Training Certificate (Train-the-Trainer) or a valid California Department of Education Bus Driver Instructor Certificate.

      This recruitment is open until filled and may close at any time. The first review of applications will occur on June 20, 2016. Contact HR at or (805) 583-6743. EOE

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


      LOCATION: Golden Gate Bridge - San Francisco, CA
      SALARY RANGE: $90,854.40 - $109,824.00 Annual Salary + Benefits (40 Hour Workweek)
      (Employee pays up to 8% of salary/wage toward CalPERS retirement plan)
      OPENINGS: 1 Vacancy and to Create an Eligibility List
      DATE POSTED: June 1, 2016
      CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled (First Review 6/27/16)

      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.
      • Four years of 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).


      Responsible for assisting in activities related to capital and grant program development and administration. The responsibilities are focused primarily on grant and capital programming, monitoring, administration, audits, financial analysis, and specifically include, but are not limited to, the following:
      • Develop the District’s Annual Capital budget in excel using macros and advanced Excel formulas (Lookup, If, SumIf, etc.), including coordinating annual capital budget project solicitation & review with Division Managers & staff, and review and analyze project costs, justifications & schedules
      • Manage ongoing tracking and internal/external reporting of capital project budgets and expenditures, including preparing monthly capital expenditure reports for the Board of Directors through District’s financial management system (IFAS)
      • Maintain the District’s ten-year capital and fixed asset replacement plan including coordinating development of project-level descriptions, budgets, cash flow, implementation schedules, and program-level descriptions, priorities, financial analyses, and reports
      • Assist in planning, programming, organizing and implementing the District’s grant program activities including: researching potential grant opportunities, developing grant funding strategies; completing necessary grant programming and application materials; preparing grant related reports for the Board of Directors; and coordinating lobbying activities associated with earmark funds
      • Assist in grant contract administration activities including: developing grant contract documents; administering grant rules, regulations and requirements; developing grant amendment requests; tracking project activities, and preparing project status reports for granting agencies, District management, and the Board of Directors
      • Assist in the development of the District’s capital element of Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Regional Transportation Plan, Regional Transit Capital Inventory, and Transit Asset Management, including development and input of project and fixed asset replacement information
      • Assist with internal and external financial or grant-related audits and reviews of the District’s capital, grant, fixed asset, or other related programs and facilitate the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Triennial Review
      • Assist in the preparation and coordination of local, state and federal financial and operating reports such as the Federal National Transit Database report, Transportation Development Act claim, and State Controller’s Report
      • Work with project managers, department heads, accounting and finance staff to resolve any grant, project, or budget discrepancies or issues
      • Evaluate and develop standardized procedures for internal capital and grants related functions to streamline work processes and maximize office efficiency and productivity
      • Manage invoicing, reimbursement and related accounting activities for all District and pass-through grant-funded projects
      • May represent the District’s interests at federal, state, and local meetings
      • Regular and reliable attendance and high-level job performance is required

      • Ability to understand, interpret, and apply complex rules, regulations, and legal provisions governing fiscal functions and grant programs
      • Ability to interpret and analyze legislative proposals and their potential impact on the District’s capital and operating programs and grant opportunities
      • Ability to comprehend engineering plans, cost estimates, analyses, and reports
      • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
      • Ability to write in a clear, concise and persuasive manner
      • Knowledge of principles and practices relating to budget programs and systems management
      • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
      • Ability to identify & research issues & develop sound strategies and options for implementing solutions
      • Ability to work collaboratively in a team atmosphere as well as perform tasks independently
      • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative professional work relationships with District and outside agency staff
      • Ability to use personal computer spreadsheet and word processing software to develop spreadsheets, graphs, and reports – intermediate/advanced Excel
      • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple work tasks while meeting critical deadlines


      • Must possess and maintain a current, valid California driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.



      TO APPLY:

      For directions and general information, visit our website

      Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. NO PHONE CALLS.
      Applicants must apply online by the deadline date. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.


      • GGBHTD Online Employment Application
      • Supplemental Questionnaire (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)
      • Cover Letter (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)
      • Resume (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)


      • Supplemental Questionnaire
      • Skills Assessment Examination (Excel)
      • Oral Panel Interview
      • Department interview for final candidates
      • Background, Employment and Security Investigation
      * The District is a drug free workplace. Applicants under consideration will be required to undergo and pass drug testing prior to District employment.

      ** The District will invite only those candidates whose qualifications MOST CLOSELY MATCH the position requirements to continue in the selection process.


      It is the policy of the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District to take all personnel actions on the basis of merit and other job-related factors, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), disability: physical or mental, age (40 and older), genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation and identity, medical condition, political affiliation or military status.

      Applicants with Disabilities: The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts to accommodate applicants with disabilities to complete the Employment Application and in any job-related examination process. If you have special needs, please call (415) 257-4521 (Human Resources). The District’s telecommunications device (TDD) for Persons with Hearing Disabilities is (415) 257-4554.

      Revised 03/17/2014 SS
      Revised 6/1/16 LG
      Human Resources Administration
      1011 Andersen Drive
      San Rafael, CA 94901-5318

    • American Public Transportation Association - Sr. Program Manager, Business Member/International Programs


      Washington-based trade association has an immediate opening for a dynamic, self-directed Senior Program Manager to serve as the primary point of contact and staff advisor to the association’s business members and its governing board, and subcommittees. Also responsible for the coordination of the association’s international outreach program, managing the activities and relationships with international members and related organizations.

      Must be able to establish and maintain professional contacts within the business member-related and international transportation industries as well as with relevant/related government agencies, trade associations and other stakeholder groups. Prior experience in international business relations is highly desired. Must exhibit exceptional interpersonal, customer service, and managerial skills. Requires bachelor’s degree in international affairs, public policy, business management or related degree. Requirements include a minimum of seven years of project management experience – preferably in the public transportation industry. Proven competency in oral and written communication is required. Proficiency in more than one language is desirable. Strong computer skills are required across the Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent fringe benefits package.

      How to Apply:
      Send resume with salary history to: APTA, HR, 1300 I Street, NW, Suite 1200 East, Washington, DC 20005 or email or fax to 202-496-4326. EOE. Principals Only

    • Arlington County Government - Senior Transit Project Manager


      Arlington County's Department of Environmental Services (DES) has an opportunity for a qualified individual to join a nationally recognized organization as the Senior Transit Project Manager in the Facilities Design and Construction Bureau. The employee is responsible for planning and directing major new construction, design engineering, and renovation projects; administering and coordinating complex transit-focused facility construction projects from initial development through final inspections which includes the turnover to owners; monitoring and overseeing project budgets and dispersal of funds; directing the project design team in the preparation of construction documents, specifications, and project contract scope of work; managing the construction contract to ensure that a quality product is delivered on time and within budget; and preparing required compliance reports for Federal, State, and regional grants.
      TO APPLY:  Submit REQUIRED Internet Employment Application at 
      Arlington County (VA) Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
      EOE/Reasonable Accommodation Upon Request

    • Dallas Area Rapid Transit - AVP Transportation Services


      Job Title*: AVP Transportation Services
      Pay Grade*: E1/ Starting Salary: $105,176
      Section*: Bus Transportation Support
      Job Code: 0312
      Division*: East Dallas Transportation
      FLSA/EEO: Exempt/Official Administrators
      Department*: Transportation
      (* indicates requisition 4984)

      All applicants must apply online:
      DART is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, supporting diversity in the workplace. M/F/D/V

    • Metro Bus - Fixed Route Operations Manager


      Metro Bus in St. Cloud, MN is seeking an experienced operations professional to manage the day-to-day fixed route transit operations. The Fixed Route Operations Manager directly supervises the Street Supervisor staff and over 70 Fixed Route drivers. Secondary supervisory responsibilities include directing Dial-a-Ride staff. Responsibilities include resolving operational and customer service issues, enforcing Metro Bus operations rules and policies, and managing transit safety systems.

      The successful applicant will have strong management, supervisory, and interpersonal skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships with coworkers and subordinates, union officials and the general public. Must be available to work a rotating schedule including nights and weekends. A degree in transportation, business, or related field with a minimum of five years of operations management experience desired. Excellent wage, benefit package and relocation assistance available. Visit our website at for a complete job announcement, job description, and application. Metro Bus is an equal opportunity employer and drug free workplace.

      Interested applicants may submit their resume and application by 4:00 pm Friday, June 17, 2016 in confidence to:
      Director of Human Resources
      665 Franklin Ave NE
      St Cloud, MN 56304

    • Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority - District Director, Rail


      The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority is looking for a dynamic leader for our District Director-Rail position in our Operations Division. We are a well-recognized and high performing public agency (North America’s Best Public Transportation System in 2007) providing public transportation to the greater Cleveland area. We are proud to be one of northeast Ohio’s major employers with over 2,300 employees. The GCRTA service area is 460 square miles. We serve approximately 200,000 customers on a typical weekday, or about 50 million rides annually, through a variety of modes (Bus, BRT, Paratransit, Light and Heavy Rail). Our mission is to provide safe, reliable, clean and courteous public transportation.

      GCRTA is a financially-sound transit agency that is nationally recognized for the quality of services it provides and for its innovate management practices. It offers a wide range of comprehensive benefits and programs to support the health and wellness of employees and family members including Health Benefits and a very attractive pension plan.

      Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Transportation Management, or a closely related field and six (6) years progressive experience in a middle or senior-level management position in a public or private rail transportation organization, including responsibilities which have an impact on the structure and operations of a department or organization. In lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree, applicants must have a high school diploma with an additional six (6) years of progressive experience in a middle or senior-level management position in a public or private rail transportation organization. Applicants must have experience managing rail transportation and maintenance operations (i.e. service delivery, rail equipment, power & way, signals). This experience must include strategy planning, analyzing problems, and evaluating alternatives to improve efficiency and productivity, crisis resolution, handling labor / management issues, managing interrelationships between organizational units, managing and developing staff, dealing with employee problems and group interaction.

      For more details and to apply, visit our website:

    • Miami-Dade County - Chief, MDT Field/Systems Engineering


      Miami-Dade County, Transportation and Public Works Department is looking for Chief, MDT Field/Systems Engineering (Job Opening 38734)

      Salary $100,837 to $160,785

      Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field. A minimum of five years of experience in the planning, design, testing and/or maintenance of train control systems, electro-mechanical and electronic communications systems in a transit (transportation) system is required.


    • Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority - Executive Director


      The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) located in Cleveland, Ohio, is searching for a skilled, transformative, energetic leader to join its executive team in the capacity of Executive Director of the Office of Management & Budget. Reporting to the CEO and with a staff of 9, this leader will provide organizational and strategic leadership that will continue to propel RTA forward.

      This position will provide vision and leadership as head of the Office of Management & Budget. As a member of Executive Management Team reporting directly to the CEO, General Manager/Secretary-Treasurer, this position directs and coordinates the activities of all personnel in the Office of Management & Budget; allocates the Authority’s resources through the development of operating and capital budget plans; and supervises the execution and administration of the budget. The position evaluates the budgetary impact of operational recommendations/decision and controlling costs and develops the Authority’s financing strategies and plans. The incumbent will provide management consulting services to all departments of the authority on behalf of the CEO, General Manager/Secretary-Treasurer, organizational and strategic leadership and consultation for the CEO, General Manager/Secretary-Treasurer and the Board of Trustees.
      Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Financial Management, Business, Economics, Public Policy or a related field. A Master’s Degree in these areas is strongly preferred. Applicants must have ten (10) years of experience and a proven track record in a financial related position of increasingly greater responsibility, including five (5) years of experience in budgeting, financial planning, financial reporting, or similar positions. Five (5) years of experience in public sector or transit organizations is preferred. Applicants must also have at least five (5) years of experience in a supervisory capacity. Applicants are required to be proficient with business software applications, such as MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), with an emphasis on advanced MS Excel skills. Experience with financial management software packages is required; Oracle Financials Software is preferred.

      To learn full details and apply, visit our website:

    • Norwalk Transit District - Positions Available

      POSITIONS (2)

      Position Description: The Director of Transportation Operations has responsibility for the day-to-day management and oversight of Norwalk Transit District’s Bus Operations, and Paratransit (ADA/Shuttle) departments. Responsibilities include continuing analysis of the respective departments’ operations, efficiencies and effectiveness; development of supervisory staff and monitoring of goals and performance; development of operation policies and procedures and enforcement of same; review and oversight of administrative, technology and communication systems; ensuring conformance with regulatory requirements; reviewing discipline to ensure consistency; investigating customer complaints; working cooperatively with all other Directors and Managers; and, other duties that may be assigned.

      Education/Experience: College Degree highly preferred. Eight years of progressively responsible experience in public transit operations, the application of policies, procedures, rules and contractual requirements and customer service skills. At least four years in a supervisory position. Experience working with unionized employees.

      Position Description: Directs, supervises and provides the accounting and financial services necessary to satisfy internal and external requirements for record keeping, reporting, planning and control in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Federal Transit Administration, (FTA) and Connecticut Department of Transportation. Work activities include: annual operating and capital budget development, accounting, monitoring, analysis, and reporting; grant program development, implementation, accounting and administration; payroll oversight; fixed asset management; capital grant procurement implementation and administration. Additionally has direct responsibility for the Department of Human Resources and Information Technology. Serves as the Chief Executive Officer in the absence of the CEO.

      Education/Experience: A minimum of 8 years of experience in public accounting with at least two years of supervisory experience. A bachelor’s degree in accounting. A CPA is desirable. Experience in government sector accounting including with Federal and State grant accounting, reporting requirements and internal control practices.

      For more information and to apply online, go to and email resume to

    • Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation - Project Manager


      The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation is recruiting for a Project Engineer, responsible for conducting oversight of design and construction activities for major rail and transit projects within the Commonwealth of Virginia. The candidate must have a solid understanding of engineering and construction practices; and significant experience procuring and managing architectural and engineering consultant contracts for transportation projects. Significant experience managing freight rail, passenger rail, rail transit, and bus facilities projects is highly desired. A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related transportation field, or a combination of equivalent experience, education, and/or training is required. A Professional Engineer’s license is preferred. To be considered for this position you must complete a state application through the on-line employment system at

    • Santa Barbara County Association of Governments - Executive Director


      Regional planning agency seeks contemporary leader with broad perspective and vision for transportation/regional issues. CEQA, Brown Act, Conflict of Interest Code, Public Records Act knowledge essential. Salary range open, DOQ. Apply online at Brochure available. Contact Gary Phillips at (916) 784-9080 with questions. Closing date July 1, 2016.

    • Hampton Roads Transit - Maintenance Engineer


      Hampton Roads Transit is currently seeking a Maintenance Engineer to manage all technical, engineering, project management responsibilities and duties necessary to support revenue service; including but not limited to Bus, Paratransit, Ferry, Light Rail, System Support and Facilities disciplines. Manage HRT staff, contractors and consultants by providing general leadership on all engineering projects and activities. Develop performance goals, monitor progress, evaluate methodologies, identify performance trends and design corrective actions. Provide technical expertise in support of all transportation modes of service.

      Essential Job Functions: Review and validate procedures and processes recommended by manufacturers, consultants or staff to ensure safety, quality and effectiveness and work collaboratively to resolve concerns. Engineer/Design “one of a kind” test devices, fixtures, mock-ups, and jigs not commercially available or cost prohibitive. Work with manufacturers, consultants and staff to analyze, troubleshoot, and modify software and/or hardware to resolve problems and/or improve performance. Design, build and test prototype systems and equipment. Track high maintenance cost assets and find ways to reduce costs or excessive maintenance through Root Cause Analysis and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis. Identify and manage asset reliability risks that could adversely affect business operations, including loss elimination, risk management and Life Cycle Asset Management. Able to use ladder or application configuration skill set to modify and control a wide range of programmed logic controllers. Conduct detailed “trend analysis” to identify potential operational weaknesses and propose proactive methods to circumvent negative outcomes. Work with staff to develop effective KPIs and ensure that legacy information systems provide the necessary data. Develop technical specifications or scope of services for procurement of materials/services that best meet the needs of the organization. Manage and oversee procurements of equipment and/or services to ensure that the technical specifications of the contract are satisfactorily met, uniform quality is delivered, warranties honored and equipment and services are delivered on time and within budgetary limits, such as for new vehicle procurements, equipment overhauls/rebuilds, equipment or systems upgrades. Provides oversight on all Preventive Maintenance Plans and Programs and works with staff to incorporate recommendations.

      Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing. Able to learn new and diverse information systems. Ability to effectively work with others in an operating, governmental and unionized environment. Knowledge of Operating, Maintenance and Safety Rules and Regulations.
      Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electronic Technology, or equivalent. Five years experience in applied maintenance engineering in support of an operating environment. Experience in budgeting, scheduling, change order implementation and contract management is required. Five years progressively more responsible experience with demonstrated competence in managing technical and engineering activities, particularly in railroad or rail transit, is preferred. Professional Engineering Registration in Virginia and light rail transit project experience is desired.

      Apply online at

      Hampton Roads Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • Hampton Roads Transit - Director, Transit Development


      Hampton Roads Transit is currently seeking a Director of Transit Development to conduct the planning and project management for multimodal transit service, High Capacity Corridor expansion activities and fixed guideway improvements at the corridor level throughout the Hampton Roads Transit service area that may become eligible for Federal Transit Administration New Starts funding or other state or federal program resources. Coordinate with federal, state, and local governments, and other agencies to secure guidance and approvals through the planning, design, and implementation processes. Work with HRT senior leadership team to secure funding for proposed and planned improvements in the regional transit network. Coordination with local governments regarding potential transit-supportive land use strategies and land use planning. This is a position of substantial responsibility and accountability, performing work of a highly complex and difficult nature.

      Essential Job Functions: Coordinates with local governments the long-term transit development for all modes. Directs, conducts and manages assigned corridor planning and project activities. For capital programs, assists the Chief of Planning & Development in establishing multi-year programming and budget needs including the agency’s six year Transit Development Plan and Capital Improvement Plan. Develops project scopes and Request for Proposals to initiate the development of planning and corridor studies and supports the procurement of consulting services for project development activities; provides ongoing development and refinement of projects scopes and budget; and manages and oversees the consultant contract and work. Coordinates with HRT’s grant administration staff and finance department regarding FTA reporting requirements, including American Reinvestment and Recovery Act program requirements. Responsible for coordination of the Transportation Improvement Program, State Transportation Improvement Program, and CMAQ and RSTP funding with local, state and federal partners. Responsible for fulfilling the role of the Title VI Compliance Officer to include the following roles and responsibilities: Development of HRT’s Title VI Program (including the requirements under the Executive Order for Environmental Justice) and LEP program, including coordination with FTA and HRT public involvement staff. Title VI investigation and response for formally submitted Title VI complaints.

      Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Strong knowledge of the principles and practices of multimodal transportation planning and project management with special emphasis on transit desired. Extensive knowledge of the regulatory requirements and practices of federal, state and local governments with regard to transit and environmental planning. Extensive knowledge of land use planning as it relates to transportation. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to prepare, justify and administer budgets.

      Education and Experience:
      Bachelor’s degree in transportation or urban planning, civil engineering, public administration, or closely related field. AICP desired. Six to ten years of progressively more responsible experience in urban transportation planning, environmental planning and project management, preferably in a transit and multimodal environment.

      Apply online at

      Hampton Roads Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Notices

    • Nova Bus and Prevost Car - DBE Program Goal


      Nova Bus and Prevost Car have established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation goal of 5% for all DOT-Assisted contracts completed in Fiscal Year 2017 beginning October 1, 2016 and ending September 30, 2017. Information pertaining to the determination of this goal is available for inspection from 7:00am to 4:00pm (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday at the Nova Bus/ Prevost Car Manufacturing Facility located at 260 Banker Road in Plattsburgh NY 12901 for 30 calendar days following the date of publication of this notice. Written comments on this goal will be accepted for 45 calendar days from the date of publication of this notice and should be sent to the attention of the Diversity Officer at the same address or email

    • Wichita Transit - DBE Goal


      In accordance with requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation as set forth in 49 C.F.R. Part 26, as amended, Wichita Transit notifies the public that it is recommending a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of 2.12% for applicable professional services, procurement and construction contracts during fiscal years 2017, 2018 and 2019. A description of how this goal was obtained is available at the Wichita Transit office (777 E Waterman, Wichita, KS 67202) from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm CST for 30 days after publication of the notice. Written comments will be taken for 45 days after the publication of this notice. Written comments may be sent to the DBE officer, Michelle Stroot, at 777 E Waterman, Wichita, KS 67202.

    • GoDurham - DBE Goal


      GoDurham has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation goal of eight percent (8%) for all FTA-funded transportation programs from FY 2017 (August 2016) through FY19 (August 2018). A description of this goal is available for review 30 days following publication of this notice. Public comments regarding the established goal will be accepted for 45 days from the date of this notice. DBE businesses are encouraged to inform GoDurham of products and services which they have. Any comments should be directed to: The Assistant Director of Transportation, GoDurham, 101 City Hall Plaza, Durham, North Carolina 27701.

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