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 Classifieds for October 21, 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

    • M-1 Rail - RFI

      M-1 RAIL

      M-1 RAIL, a non-profit organization formed in 2007 to lead the design, construction, and future operation of a 3.3-mile circulating streetcar along Woodward Avenue between Congress Street and West Grand Boulevard in Detroit, Michigan, is seeking statements of interest and information for a Mobile Ticketing System for the M-1 RAIL streetcar project. Those interested in submitting a response to this RFI should at a minimum outline a recommended approach or varied approaches to the MTS project that addresses the information and requirements in the published RFI.

      Details are available at:

    • Acadiana Planning Commission - RFQ

      RFQ#: 2016-2

      DUE DATE: November 22, 2016
      Acadiana Planning Commission based in Lafayette, Louisiana requests proposals from qualified firms interested in providing commuter bus services for the public. The Scope of Work covers operations and includes provision and maintenance of transit vehicles. Proposal responses must be received by the Acadiana Planning Commission no later than 12:30PM CST on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. The Request for Proposals may be viewed at:

      For more information contact Paul Casey at

    • Center for Urban Transportation Research - RFP


      Notice is hereby given that the University of South Florida, Center for Urban Transportation Research, representing the Florida Department of Transportation, will receive sealed proposals for the manufacture and delivery of the following 2017 model year vehicle type:
                                                                 Minimum        Maximum
      TYPE TRANSIT VEHICLES                         0                    750

      The quantities reflect the immediate and foreseeable needs of transit agencies within Florida and were determined by using the most recent State of Florida Program of Projects, historical data from previous Florida Department of Transportation contracts, Agency(s) requests, and Agency(s) vehicle replacement schedules. All or part of the quantity of vehicles stated herein may be assigned to other public transit agencies desiring to purchase the same equipment specified in Part 2 of this solicitation. The TRIPS program reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, or any part of any or all proposals.
      A pre-proposal meeting will be held November 10 2016, 10:00 a.m., at Big Bend Transit, 2201 Eisenhower Street, Tallahassee, FL 32305.
      Although optional, it is highly recommended prospective proposers attend, due to the known complexities of this solicitation. The meeting will be held in the conference room. A conference line will be available for those unable to attend; (800) 832-0736: PIN/Room Number #8915826.

      Primary distribution of this Request For Proposal is digital: RFP may be downloaded from the TRIPS website, Upcoming RFP’s tab, at

      Copies of the RFP may also be obtained from Edward Bart, TRIPS Contract Administrator, University of South Florida, Center for Urban Transportation Research, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., CUT 100, Tampa, Florida 33620, (813) 974-6693.

      Sealed proposals, an original and eight (8) copies, must be received at the above address (Attn: Edward Bart) not later than 3:30 PM EST, Friday, December 16, 2016.

      The successful proposer will be required to comply with all Equal Opportunity Laws and Regulations, Buy America Laws, Chapter 287 of the Florida Statutes and all other applicable Federal and State regulations.

    • City of Simi Valley - RFP


      Please be advised: The City of Simi Valley, Department of Community Services/Transit Division, is requesting proposals pursuant to Specification No. CST 2016-05 for professional consultant services to assess and make recommendations regarding the City of Simi Valley Transit (SVT) Division’s: Fixed-Route and ADA/DAR systems, financial sustainability, fare structure, ridership, regional transportation, facilities, equipment, and communications. The consultant’s final report on this project will be utilized as a Comprehensive Five-Year Plan for the future of the City of Simi Valley’s Transit Division.

      RFP document was posted on the City of Simi Valley website on October 11, 2016. Interested bidders are encouraged to frequently check the City’s website, at the link below, from the date and time the RFP is issued up to and including the due date and time of the bid opening for any updates, additional information and/or addenda pertaining to this RFP.

    • San Bernardino County Transportation Authority - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS  16-1001531

      Redlands Passenger Rail Project - Procurement of Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) Rail Vehicles

      The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA), invites proposals from qualified firms to provide Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) Rail Vehicles.

      A Pre-Proposal Conference is scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 27, 2016, at SBCTA’s office located at 1170 W. 3rd Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410, in the 1st Floor Board Meeting Room.
      Proposals are due on or before Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
      RFP is available on All questions regarding this RFP shall be directed to

    • Regional Transportation District - RFP

      RFP NO. 16DH033

      The Regional Transportation District (RTD) is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide:
      Software Inventory
      For the Regional Transportation District

      RFP documents are available to view and/or download at
      solicitations For assistance contact RTD Contracts and Procurement,

      Inquiries concerning the content of the RFP should be directed to:
      Leo Fautsch, Senior Buyer
      Regional Transportation District
      1900 31st Street
      Denver, CO 80216
      (303) 299-3315

      Written proposals will be received by Contracts and Procurement, RTD, 1900 31st Street, Denver, Colorado 80216 until 2:00 p.m. prevailing local time on November 18, 2016.

    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - IFB


      Metro will receive Invitation for Bids (IFB) No. OP33566 to procure eight (8) pressure washer trucks with pressure washer units and two (2) additional pressure washer units per specifications on file at the LACMTA Office of Procurement, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (9th Floor).

      All Bids must be submitted to Metro, and be filed at the reception desk of the Office of Materiel on or before 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Pacific Time, at which time bids will be opened and publicly read. Bids received later than the above date and time will be rejected and returned to the bidder unopened. Each bid must be sealed and marked Bid No. OP33566.

      Bid specifications will be available as of Friday, October 21, 2016 via the website at You may also obtain Bid specifications by calling the PROCUREMENT RECEPTION DESK (9th Floor) at (213) 922-1037, or via Fax at (213) 922-2637.


  • Help Wanted

    • American Public Transportation Association - Chief Counsel


      Washington-based trade association has immediate need for a Chief Counsel responsible for providing oversight for contract preparation, legal advice and counsel to the association and its members. Primary duties include issues concerning Federal regulation, overseeing governance issues, drafting legal opinions, contracts and proposed legislation and providing guidance to members concerning labor protection requirements. Requires Law Degree from an accredited law school and be a member of a State bar or the District of Columbia bar, minimum ten-year experience as an attorney, and familiarity with legal issues related to Federal grant programs/Federal procurement requirements particularly with transit and transportation-related issues. Salary commensurate with experience; range is $153,000 - $268,000. APTA typically pays in the 2nd quartile of the range. 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 or fax resume to 202-496-4326 EOE M/F/D Principals Only

    • Ventura County Transportation Commission - Transit Planner

      ​Ventura County Transportation Commission seeks a Transit Planner to perform professional-level, analytical, and technical duties in support of programming and transit planning, coordination, and operational activities.  To learn more about this exciting opportunity, and to apply please visit our Calopps listing of this job at: 

      Applications received by the first filing date of October 28, 2016 will be given first consideration.

    • City of San Jose - Principal Engineer


      Annual salary: up to $146,668.92
      Application deadline: 11/07/16

      BA from an accredited college or university in the required professional discipline and eight (8) years of progressively responsible, directly related, professional experience, including at least three (3) years of experience at a level equivalent to Senior Engineer and possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of California is required. A Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Public Administration, Urban Planning or similar is desired.

      Submit a cover letter, three work-related references, current salary and a résumé that reflects your organizational experience and size of staff and budgets you have led and managed. Submit the requested materials to:
      Teresa Webster
      CPS HR Consulting
      Ph: (916) 263-1401
      Online brochure:
      San José website: www.sanJosé

    • Pace Suburban Bus - Regional Manager, Paratransit/Vanpool



      Location: Arlington Heights, IL
      Contact: Darius Treadwell – Juristaff 215-383-3515
      Description: Pace is the premier suburban transit provider and backbone of Chicago’s suburbs, servings tens of thousands of daily riders. One of the largest bus services in North America, Pace’s innovative approach to public transportation gives the agency a national reputation as an industry leader.

      Duties: Oversee a fleet of approximately 1300 buses/vans and a staff of over 50. Prepare and implement an annual operating budget in excess of $150 Million. Oversee all outside service provider contracts. Represent Pace in meetings with various officials and constituent groups.

      Qualifications: At least 10 years of progressive responsible experience in transportation, operations, transportation demand management, customer service, fleet operations, program management, policy, budget, financial analysis. Must have working knowledge of ADA laws. Bachelor’s Degree in business, public administration, or a related field required.

    • Park City Municipal Corporation - Sr. Transportation Manager, Transportation Planning

      $57,937.43 - $86,261.89
      ($76,169.25 NEW HIRE MAX)

      Under the direction of the Transit & Transportation Manager, provides professional expertise, project management and professional level analysis in compiling, planning and analyzing complex pedestrian, bicycle, transit and traffic data. Develops recommendations and professional level reports and presentations. Plans and manages road improvement, traffic signage, road striping, and traffic calming projects.

      • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University in transportation planning, urban planning, engineering or a related field.
      • 5 years experience in a traffic engineering, transportation planning\engineering, urban planning, and\or traffic management field.
      • Advanced computer literacy in GIS\CAD applications and Microsoft Office software
      • Valid Utah State Driver’s License.
      • Ability to obtain City NIMS certifications.
      • Public sector experience.
      • Demonstrated experience.
      • Master’s Degree in a related field from an accredited college or university.

      For a complete job description and to apply online please follow the link to our webpage:

    • NJ Transit - Deputy Chief, System Safety


      Develops and implements Rail and system-wide Operations System Safety Program to reduce hazards/risk to employees, customers, and trespassers. Develops and implements Federal Railroad Administration, Federal Transit Administration, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Public Employee Occupational Safety & Health Administration regulations and recommendations. Develops and implements Rail Operations and Light Rail System Safety Program Standards in accordance with New Jersey DOT guidelines. Investigates catastrophic failures, major accidents and incidents, and coordinates corrective actions. Serves as a liaison and/or representative on safety issues to various state and federal agencies/commissions.

      Bachelor’s Degree in safety, engineering, physical or social sciences, public administration, occupational or industrial safety, construction management, or similar field, and 10 years of progressively responsible, broad-based management experience in transportation system safety, with increasing responsibilities for multi-faceted direction and planning. A thorough knowledge of safety procedures; excellent communication, leadership, organizational, and analytical skills are required. Knowledge of applicable Federal and State safety regulations and requirements, such as FRA, FTA, FMCSA, PEOSHA, ANSI, NFPA, USDOT, NJDOT is required.

      TO APPLY
      Please email your resume along with salary requirement to:

      Equal Opportunity Employer

    • City of Tempe - Sr. Planner

      SR. PLANNER (RC#900647)

      Open until the needs of the City are met. First review date will be Monday, November 7, 2016. This position may close at that time.
      The Sr. Planner participates as an effective member of the Transit administrative team and is responsible for transit systems planning and operations oversight in coordination with regional transportation organizations. Reviews, monitors, and reports on regional system service standards and performance. Interprets analysis results and provides summary information to design affordable, cost-effective and efficient system improvements; and provides responsible staff assistance to a Principal Planner, or Transit Manager.

      ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $65,898 - $88,962
      Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Some evening or weekend work will be required as needed.


      Requires the equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in architecture, city planning, public or business administration or degree related to the core functions of this position.

      The term “equivalent” means that directly related work experience exceeding the required work experience will substitute in equal time increments for college-level education, for example: one year of additional directly related work experience will substitute for one year of college educations (30 credit hours).

      Work Experience:
      Requires three years of increasingly responsible professional urban planning experience. Some positions may require three years of increasingly responsible professional architectural and landscape planning and design or transportation planning experience. Some positions, depending on assignment, may require three years of real estate acquisitions, project or construction management experience.
      Candidates must have the minimum amount of work experience. Education will not substitute for the required work experience; however, related unpaid and/or volunteer work experience may be used as qualifying work experience.


      Successful completion of initial probationary period is contingent upon passing an FBI background investigation. Based on position, referred applicants may be subject to additional testing which may include pre-employment polygraph, physical and drug screening.


      For the complete job description go to:

      This position is FLSA Exempt – not eligible for overtime compensation and/or compensatory time.

      Employees in this position are represented by the United Arizona Employee Association (UAEA).

    • American Public Transportation Association - Director, Safety & Security


      The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is seeking a dynamic Director-Safety & Security to lead the delivery of its Rail and Bus Safety Management Programs which include management of the Safety Audit Program as well as support of the Risk Management and Safety committees. He/she will represent APTA on industry safety efforts and serve as a liaison to relevant government agencies as well as industry partners and institutions. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or a minimum of seven years of related safety experience; prefer Master’s degree and/or 10+ years of direct transportation industry experience in operations, safety assurance or safety engineering as well as experience in the development and oversight of Safety Management Systems (SMS) in a complex operating environment similar to the transit industry; or an equivalent combination of college education and industry-related work experience will also be considered. Other requirements are direct knowledge of and job related experience in the transit industry, 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. 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, 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 Only

    • Loop Trolley Company - Executive Director


      The Loop Trolley Company, Inc. is seeking candidates to serve as its first Executive Director. This is an opportunity for someone who is passionate about the economic growth potential of a historic trolley, and who is ready to help build a small organization, lead the internal team operating the trolley, and serve as an ambassador to the public served by the trolley and the wider regional community.

      Loop Trolley Project Overview: The trolley is currently under construction, with opening for revenue service in Spring 2017. The Project will feature historic electric trolleys running a 2.1 mile route from the Delmar Loop in University City to the History Museum in Forest Park. For more information and a detailed job description see:

      Executive Director: The Executive Director of the Loop Trolley Company will be responsible for running the “business” of the Loop Trolley, leading internal staff and engaging the external community as the face of the Loop Trolley. The job will include preparation and management of a budget, office management, working with support services including accounting, legal, procurement, and marketing. The role also includes public speaking on behalf of the Loop Trolley, working with media, the Board of Directors, and leading fundraising strategies and implementation efforts. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors.

      Salary & Benefits: The salary range for the position begins at $75,000. The LTC provides a comprehensive package of benefits.

      Qualifications and Education:
      • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university supplemented by management experience in a senior position; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • Ability to both manage details and serve the bigger picture and mission of the Trolley.
      • Demonstrated writing ability and public speaking skills.
      • Fundraising experience with a nonprofit organization.
      • Passion for the mission of Loop Trolley and flexibility to manage challenges of a small startup organization.

      To apply:
      Send a comprehensive resume, including salary requirements, via email to: Questions should be directed to Tom Sehr at or (314) 740-3907. Applications will be received until further notice.

      Loop Trolley Company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Pre-employment drug screening and background check is required.

    • New Orleans Regional Transit Authority - Executive Director


      About the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority
      The RTA develops, operates, and maintains a mass public transit system to serve residents and visitors. The agency is supported by dedicated sales and use taxes in a 75-square mile area with a population of approximately 378,000 people. RTA’s service area includes the City of New Orleans and City of Kenner located in Jefferson Parish. RTA has a well-established transit system, including a fleet of 138 buses, 64 paratransit vans, and 66 streetcars. New Orleans has the oldest continuously operating streetcar system in the world (St. Charles Streetcar).

      The RTA’s transit system is a multi-modal system consisting of the following services:
      1) Local Bus System - the local bus system covers the urban core and extends into suburban areas of New Orleans on 33 bus routes;
      2) Streetcar - five streetcar lines which account for 39% of its annual fixed route ridership. The newest route opened in 2013 with a 1.6 mile extension which opened in October 2016.
      3) Paratransit Service - The Authority’s “Lift” paratransit service provides service to almost 1,200 active clients using both RTA owned lift‐equipped vans and contractor owned and operated accessible minivans.
      4) Ferry Service - two ferry routes crossing the Mississippi River. New efficient pedestrian- and bicycle-only vessels are under development.
      In the last six years, ridership has grown 63%, service 36% and efficiency 19%. The RTA Board has set a course to continue to revitalize its services, increase its markets and increase customer satisfaction. Looking forward, the RTA is at the very beginning of developing a long-range strategic plan to set a bold new course for more equitable transit, including improving the efficiency of service and network, meeting regional needs of the area’s workforce, and priorities for future capital investments.

      General Purpose:

      To serve as the Executive Director for the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (“RTA”) by providing effective management of (1) the RTA employees and (2) the contract governing the terms of management of the RTA by a third party, Transdev. He or she will serve as a champion for improving transit in New Orleans and surrounding region. The Executive Director shall adhere to the policies and directions of the Board of Commissioners, as well as all applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
      Pursuant to Article VI, Section 9 of the by-laws of the RTA, the Executive Director has the following powers, duties, and responsibilities:
      • The active, general management of the business of RTA, consistent with the purposes and the general policies of the RTA as expressed in the resolutions and actions of the Board, these by-laws and the law under which the RTA is organized;
      • The hiring, discharge and general superintendence and direction of any employees of RTA, to the end that any qualified individual is employed when and as needed and that the respective duties are properly performed; provided, however, that the hiring and discharge of any employees by the Executive Director shall not be based on race, creed, sex, age, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, marital status, being a disadvantaged person, or on political services or affiliations, but shall be based upon qualifications and capabilities in accordance with affirmative action policies adopted from time to time by RTA and all applicable statutes, rules and regulations relating to equal opportunity in employment;
      • Reporting to the monthly meeting of the Board on the operations and progress of the projects of the RTA and upon all other matters within his knowledge, which may be of concern to the Board;
      • Reviewing all monthly progress estimates of the Engineers, Consultants, Contractors and others doing business with RTA and taking such action as is indicated, including approval of payment, except as may be limited by the RTA Act (La. Rev. Stat. 48:1651 et seq.).
      Reports to: Board of Commissioners of RTA
      FLSA Status: Exempt
      Salary Range: $150,000 - $185,000
      Benefit Package: Yes
      Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Public Administration, Planning, or Transportation; Master’s Degree or other advanced degree highly preferred
      Position Status: Full time

      Minimum Qualifications

      • Minimum of 8 years experience in a senior management position
      • Knowledge of grant and budget development and administration
      • Experience in project planning and management
      • Demonstrated ability to lead effectively and to direct subordinate staff
      • Demonstrated experience in labor relations and contract development
      • Possess excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
      • Available to travel as may be required

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Minimum of 15 years experience in a senior management position
      • Management of applicable laws and regulations governing transit systems
      • Experience in transit operations and functions (fixed route, para-transit operations, maintenance, finance, planning, marketing, customer service, and human resources)
      • Experience in developing regional and intergovernmental partnerships
      • Knowledge of local, state, and federal funding for public transportation
      • Knowledge of lobbying regulations and protocol
      • Possess strong analytical and decision-making skills


      • Formulate necessary policies and present to the Board with staff recommendations
      • Execute all policies adopted by the Board
      • Lead a community-wide strategic planning process and recommend to the Board both short and long range plans, goals, and actions for efficient, effective transit operations
      • Serve as the official RTA representative to the public and governmental agencies, including City Council, State and Federal legislature, Federal Transit Administration (FTA), local businesses, news media, trade associations, and other transit organizations
      • Promote, participate in, and monitor public relations activities of transit authority and the local community
      • Monitor system-wide implementation and compliance of applicable local, state, and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) rules and regulations
      • Collaborate with Transdev on important operational issues and policies
      • Direct and oversee the delegated management agreement with Transdev to ensure all contractual obligations are met
      • Supervise and manage all RTA employees
      • Collaborate with Transdev on labor relations activities, including union negotiations and contracts
      • Collaborate with Transdev on the development and implementation of transit safety and security systems and safety plans required by governmental agencies

      To apply for this position, please submit the following to the Chairperson of the RTA Board at
      1. A letter of interest specifically written for this position
      2. Current resume detailing years of relevant experience, including salary history
      3. Three professional references, including at least one from a Supervisor

      The application deadline is November 11, 2016.

    • City of Phoenix - BRT Administrator


      The City of Phoenix is seeking a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Administrator, who will be responsible for directing all activities and personnel involved in the implementation and completion of BRT projects for the City of Phoenix (City); this includes managing the City’s BRT planning, design, capital, operations, and community and media outreach. The BRT Project Manager provides executive-level stakeholders and City Council with thorough and compelling analysis of BRT projects and policy options and formulates effective action plans and strategies to ensure smooth operations and long-term sustainability of BRT programs. For qualifications and an online application go to Only online applications will be accepted.

    • Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission - Director, Strategic Planning


      The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission, a dynamic and innovative public transit agency in suburban Washington, DC, seeks a top quality professional to fill its Director of Strategic Planning position. Reporting to the Executive Director, the position is responsible for developing PRTC’s Strategic Plan (including evaluating/incorporating novel service approaches, such as Transportation Network Companies, and advanced vehicle technologies) and maintaining the agency’s six-year Transportation Development Plan. The Director of Strategic Planning also leads PRTC’s Transportation Demand Management (TDM) program and represents the organization in regional forums involving transit and TDM planning. The ideal candidate will have experience demonstrating: depth and breadth of transit and TDM principles, concepts, and applications; collaborative planning and problem solving; exceptional organizational and communication skills; and proven supervisory, mentoring, and consultant management abilities. Local area familiarity and experience working with governing boards is highly desired. Requires combination of education and experience equivalent to a related-field Master’s Degree and five years’ directly-related public transit industry experience. Salary and benefits dependent on qualifications. Mail or email resume and salary history to M. Reid, PRTC, 14700 Potomac Mills Rd., Woodbridge, VA 22192, Open until filled. Successful candidate will be subject to fingerprinting and background check. EOE.

    • Napa Valley Transportation Authority - Accounting Technician


      The Napa Valley Transportation Authority (NVTA) is seeking a part-time Accounting Technician. The incumbent in this position will perform technical and clerical financial duties for the NVTA; record, review and report on financial transactions; process A/P and A/R; maintain and track financial information in manual and automated systems; and perform other duties as assigned. Salary range DOE. Filing deadline 4:00 p.m. November 11, 2016. Job description and application is available at 625 Burnell Street Napa CA or at

    • Montgomery County Government - Manager II, Chief of Operations

      SALARY RANGE: $86,224 TO $156,525

      The employee will be responsible for managing the operations of a comprehensive, countywide public transit bus system and overall delivery of bus service provided by Ride On as well as the safety, efficiency and responsiveness of the system to the public. Duties include supervising the activities of all Ride On depots, Central Communications, and Safety and Training; planning, managing and directing the development of policies and procedures; enforcement of standard operating procedures and safety regulations; ensuring sufficient operating personnel and equipment to fulfill bus service requirements for operations; identifying, formulating and recommending budgetary requirements, including personnel, materials, and capital equipment to ensure sufficient resources; directing the development of strategic contingency plans, coordinating emergency procedures and ensuring that personnel are properly trained and appropriate equipment is made available to respond to matters having a potentially adverse impact on bus operations and safety; directing the investigation and response to inquiries from federal, state, local government officials and the general public; implementing and administering the collective bargaining agreement by addressing complaints and grievances with employees or their representatives, resolving disputes and presenting oral and written reports and recommendations for higher level management.

      As a manager/supervisor of unionized employees, this position has a responsibility for fostering a positive labor relations environment based on mutual trust, respect and cooperation.

      Minimum Requirements:
      Experience: Seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in a public transit environment, three years of which were in a supervisory or executive capacity. An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be substituted.
      Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.
      Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

      Preferred Criteria:

      1. Experience with current trends and issues affecting public transit bus systems.
      2. Experience in planning, budgeting, and managing operating and capital budget programs associated with the operations of a public transit bus systems.
      3. Experience presenting complex and/or technical information to high level officials and the public both orally and in writing.
      4. Experience supervising and evaluating staff, particularly in a union environment.
      5. Experience in public transit management procedures including but not limited to, operations, personnel staffing, training and dispatching.
      6. Experience with Maryland State and federal laws applicable to public transit bus system.
      7. Experience in Labor negotiation and monitoring.

      To apply go to the website will take you to our careers – you have to create an account to apply online.

    • The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority - Project Director

      ​Company:  The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
      Job Title:    Project Director, Metrorail Phase 2, Package A
      Salary:     $153,961 - $246,338
      Posting Date:  10/4/16 – 11/04/16

      The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s Office of Engineering in Herndon, VA has an immediate need for a Project Director, Metrorail Phase 2 Package A.   This role is responsible for directing all planning, design and construction of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Phase 2 Package A.  Supervises and serves as Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative for the Project Package A design-build contractor Capital Rail Constructors.   Coordinates and works closely with the Project Director, Metrorail Phase 2 Package B and design-build contractor (Hensel Phelps) and the Phase 2/Package S design-build contractor (Atlantic Contracting and Material Company).   Package A requirements include all work necessary to design-build the Silver Line from the Phase 1 endpoint to Virginia Route 772.  Minimum Qualifications:  BS in Engineering or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training that totals 4 years.  Ten years of progressively responsible experience (with emphasis in civil and structural engineering with specialized experience in heavy rail engineering and construction). Licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the Commonwealth of Virginia or ability to obtain licensure within 180 days from the date of the Final Offer Letter; and ability to perform successfully as a second level supervisor.   To apply, visit:

  • Notices

    • Capital Metro - SOQ


      Solicitation packages are downloadable via, under Business – Purchasing – Current Solicitations. Check our website often for updates. For more information, contact the Procurement Department at 512.389.7460, Capital Metro, 2910 E. 5th St., Austin, TX 78702.

      SOQ 301863
      Pre-submittal Conference: October 25, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.
      Site Visits: October 25 - 27, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
      Offers Due: November 29, 2016, prior to 3:00 p.m.

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