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 Classifieds for October 6, 2014

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

Table Of Contents

  • Bids/Proposals

    • City of Norwalk - RFP

      (RFP) NO. 15-441

      NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Norwalk invites prospective Proposers to compete for the opportunity to provide the Norwalk Transit System (NTS), a department of the City of Norwalk, a municipal government, Permit Parking Program Management at the City of Norwalk / City of Santa Fe Springs Transportation Center.

      A pre-proposal conference will be held on Monday, October 20, 2014, 10:00 a.m., at the Norwalk Transportation and Public Services Facility, 12650 E. Imperial Hwy., Norwalk, CA. Attendance at the conference is not mandatory.

      All requests for clarification, questions and comments must be clearly labeled “Written Questions for RFP No. 15-441” and faxed to (562) 929-5966, Attention: Darlene Mena, Purchasing Division. The City is not responsible for failure to respond to a request that has not been submitted in accordance with the RFP.

      The successful Proposer will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Opportunity Laws and Regulations. The City of Norwalk hereby notifies all prospective Proposers that the City will require each Proposer affirmatively demonstrate that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises are afforded full opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts and sub-contracts financed in part or in whole under this RFP, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, gender, age, or national origin in consideration for an award.
      Proposals must be in writing and must be received by the City of Norwalk Purchasing Division by 11:00 a.m., on Monday, November 10, 2014 via U.S. Mail, FedEx, UPS or courier or in person. Proposals received after the above listed date and time will not be considered, regardless of postmark.

      Copies of the RFP may be obtained from the City’s website at

      All contacts concerning this RFP must be referred to the City of Norwalk Purchasing Division, (562) 929-5712.

    • City of Norwak - RFP

      (RFP) NO. 15-432

      NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Norwalk invites prospective Proposers to compete for the opportunity to provide the Norwalk Transit System (NTS), a department of the City of Norwalk, a municipal government, digital video recorder replacements.

      A pre-proposal conference will not be held. Should a potential Proposer desire to perform an on-site inspection of the NTS bus fleet, the potential Proposer may schedule an inspection with the Purchasing Division at (562) 929-5712. All on-site inspections must be completed on or before Thursday, October 23, 2014. Any request made after this date will not be considered nor granted an on-site inspection.

      All requests for clarification, questions and comments must be clearly labeled “Written Questions for RFP No. 15-432” and faxed to (562) 929-5966, Attention: Darlene Mena, Purchasing Division. The City is not responsible for failure to respond to a request that has not been submitted in accordance with the RFP.

      The successful Proposer will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Opportunity Laws and Regulations. The City of Norwalk hereby notifies all prospective Proposers that the City will require each Proposer affirmatively demonstrate that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises are afforded full opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts and sub-contracts financed in part or in whole under this RFP, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, gender, age, or national origin in consideration for an award.
      Proposals must be in writing and must be received by the City of Norwalk Purchasing Division by 11:00 a.m., on Monday, November 17, 2014 via U.S. Mail, FedEx, UPS or courier or in person. Proposals received after the above listed date and time will not be considered, regardless of postmark.
      Copies of the RFP may be obtained from the City’s website at

      All contacts concerning this RFP must be referred to the City of Norwalk Purchasing Division, (562) 929-5712.

    • San Diego Metropolitan Transit System - RFP


      The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) is accepting proposals under a negotiated procurement process for BUS SHELTERS, for up to a five-year period.
      Proposal documents will be available on or about September 19, 2014 by registering at
      The Contract Officer’s contact information is:
      Rebekah Atkinson
      MTS Procurement Department
      1255 Imperial Avenue, Suite 1000
      San Diego, CA 92101
      Telephone: (619) 595-4918
      Facsimile (619) 696-7084

      A Pre-Proposal Meeting will be held on October 2, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., prevailing local time at, MTS, 1255 Imperial Ave., Ste. 1000, San Diego, CA 92101. Proposals will be due on October 30, 2014 by 2:00 p.m., prevailing local time, unless otherwise amended, at MTS, 1255 Imperial Ave., Ste. 1000, San Diego, CA 92101. Proposals received after that time or at any other place other than the place stated herein will not be considered.

      MTS hereby notifies all proposers that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement; Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (as defined in 49 C.F.R. Part 26) will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in consideration for an award.

      MTS reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and to re-advertise for proposals.

    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - IFB

      Metro will receive Bids for IFB No. OP39603359 - Blue Line Signal System Rehabilitation per specifications on file at the Office of Procurement, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (9th Floor).

      All Bids must be submitted to Metro and be time stamped and filed at the reception desk of the Office of Procurement on or before 2:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at which time bids will be opened and publicly read. Bids received after the above date and time may be rejected and returned unopened. Each Bid must be sealed and marked Bid No. OP39603359. A Site-visit will not be held.

      You may obtain Bid specifications, Invitation for Bid, or further information, by visiting or request via email to Ruth DeWitt, Contract Administratorat

    • Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority - RFP


      Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide executive search consulting services to identify and recruit qualified candidates for the position of Chief Executive Officer.

      We will be accepting bids for Executive Search Firm until Friday, October 31, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. If you are interested in receiving a copy of the RFP, please contact Chloe Campbell at All other questions should be directed IN WRITING to Michelle Whitlow, Manager of Purchasing at

    • Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority - RFP

      RFP #2015-09 INTELLIGENT

      Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide ITS (CAD/AVL).

      We will be accepting bids for ITS (CAD/AVL) until Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. If you are interested in receiving a copy of the RFP or have any questions, please contact Michelle Whitlow, Manager of Purchasing IN WRITING at

    • Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority - RFP

      RFP #2015-01 NIGHT RIDE

      Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (AAATA) request proposals for providing Night Ride Paratransit Service in accordance with the terms and conditions detailed in the RFP. Any contract to be awarded as a result of this RFP is subject to a financial assistance contract between AAATA and the USDOT.

      The RFP and all addenda that may develop are accessible at the Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network (MITN) Bid System which may be found at:
      Registration is free for all vendors and you will also have access to any addendums/updates relative to the RFP.
      To register for free, click on “Search Registration” found in the left margin in Step 4: Account Activation of the Registration process. Continue to follow all instructions related to “Search Registration”. If you require assistance, MITN’s Vendor Support staff may be reached at 800-835-4603, Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm.

      If you do not wish to register with MITN, specifications may be picked up from the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority offices.

      Proposals are due by 12:00 PM Eastern Time, Friday, October 24, 2014. Please direct all questions IN WRITING to Michelle Whitlow at

  • Help Wanted

    • Rio Metro Regional Transit District - RFP

      PROCUREMENT NO. 2014-06

      PROPOSALS DUE: November 13, 2014, 12:00 p.m. (MST)
      Proposals from individuals and firms to provide contracted bus services for the Rio Metro Regional Transit District (RMRTD) service area will be accepted until the date and time shown above at:
      Rio Metro Regional Transit District
      c/o Mid-Region Council of Governments
      809 Copper N.W.
      Albuquerque, NM 87102

      The RMRTD invites qualified individuals and firms to submit proposals to provide contracted bus services for the RMRTD service area. A pre-proposal meeting for this procurement is scheduled for Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 2:00 p.m. (MDT) at the location referenced above. This project may be funded in part by federal and state funds. Therefore, this solicitation and resulting contract are subject to any related federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines.

      Interested parties may receive a complete copy of this solicitation by accessing the following websites:

      Questions or correspondence related to this procurement should be submitted to Kim Gardner, Procurement Officer, at

    • Milwaukee County Transit System - Chief Administrative Officer

      The Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) is seeking dynamic, results oriented candidates for the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). The CAO is an executive level position responsible for the overall leadership and strategic direction of multiple administrative functions in support of MCTS’s mission. Areas of responsibility include Human Resources (HR), Information Technology (IT), Procurement/Materials Management (Procurement), and Risk Management. The CAO will establish and achieve measurable business objectives and oversee companywide controls, systems, and administrative infrastructure necessary to support the delivery of high quality, cost-effective service.
      The ideal CAO candidate will be a strategic as well as process-minded leader with experience scaling an organization, working with an executive management team, and developing a performance oriented culture focused on continuous improvement. We are seeking candidates who have consistently left areas of responsibility, whether departments or organizations, stronger than how he or she found them. MCTS desires to become a ‘best-in-class’ transit system, and will reward an ideal candidate with the opportunity to join an executive team focused on achieving this critical mission.

      A complete position summary and candidate specification can be found at:

    • Alexandria Transit Company - Director of Maintenance

      Award winning Alexandria Transit Company (DASH) seeks a Director of Maintenance, who is responsible for managing and directing all maintenance operations & programs, consisting of transit vehicles, support vehicles, and department employees. Plans, directs, coordinates, and evaluates effective repair and maintenance of buses, equipment, and facilities. Candidate must have extensive experience implementing and analyzing sound preventive maintenance programs; establishing maintenance procedures, training, safety programs and practices; planning, forecasting and supervising personnel, and proficient w/computers/fleet programs. Demonstrated knowledge in shop safety standards, OSHA, environmental issues, quality assurance.

      Successful candidate will have proven technical skills, effectiveness overseeing total scope of maintenance programs, be people-oriented, motivated, and an innovative team player, w/ demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, written/oral comm. skills.

      Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field. Ten years exp. in heavy duty diesel transit fleet repair, w/ min. 5 yrs. progressively responsible maintenance supervision/management of a 10+ person dept. An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for degree. CDL pref. Competitive salary (DOQ), excl. benefits and future w/ a growing, progressive company. Submit cover letter, resume, salary history, and references in confidence to: ATC 3000 Business Center Dr., Alexandria, VA 22314 by October 31, 2014. EOE

    • Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority - Power & Way Positions

      As the recipient of North America’s Best Public Transportation System Award in 2007, we continue to be a well-recognized and high-performing public agency that provides public transportation to the greater Cleveland area. We are a financially-sound transit agency that is nationally recognized for the quality of services it provides. We offer 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.
      Manager Of Power & Way
      Reporting to the Rail District Director, this leader is responsible for ensuring the safety and reliability of our ancillary systems within the Power & Way Section. Units include Line (Overhead), Signals, Substations and Track Departments. Duties encompass maintenance of 80 miles of rail, tracks, property and structures and oversees 120 employees. HSD/GED with minimum 8 years of progressively responsible experience working with the construction, maintenance and repair of rail infrastructure, including track structure, signal systems and propulsion power distribution systems OR have an Associate Degree in Business Management, Electrical-Electronic Engineering Technology, Civil and/or Signal Engineering or related field with a minimum 5 years of experience and include supervision of union and non-union employees required.
      Salary Range: $70,606 to $93,551

      Supervisor of Track & Structures
      Reporting to the Manager of Power & Way, this unit leader provides direction to the Track Department management and employees. Minimum 7 years of experience maintaining, inspecting and constructing track and structures for a Freight, Commuter, Passenger or Rapid Transit environment including 5 years supervision experience required.
      Salary Range: $61,121- $80,984

      Supervisor of Power & Way
      Reporting to the Manager of Power & Way, this position leads and directs the flow of structure maintenance duties for the Line, Signals, Substations and Track Departments and supports Power & Way management and employees. Minimum 7 years of experience in Transit, Passenger Railroad, Freight Railroad or Heavy Construction/Industry is required. Supervision experience desired.
      Salary Range: $55,612 to $73,687

      For complete job announcement details, minimum requirements and to apply online, go to or email with any questions.

    • Lane Transit District - Senior Transit Planner

      LANE TRANSIT DISTRICT is now accepting applications for the position of SENIOR TRANSIT PLANNER
      Lane Transit District, named best mid-sized transit system in North America for 2014, is one of the most successful and highly regarded public transit systems in the nation; has received numerous national, state, and local awards for service to the community; and, for transit districts its size, is consistently ranked among the nation’s leaders in the successful implementation of Bus Rapid Transit, bus ridership, and service efficiency. LTD is committed to the values of working together, taking initiative, being professional, and practicing safety.

      If you are interested in joining us as we endeavor to provide and improve services to all our diverse communities in ways that are sensitive and responsive to cultural differences, including accessibility for persons with disabilities, we urge you to apply for this position.

      This position is responsible for conducting research, planning, scheduling, and adjustment of routes for LTD’s fixed-route transit system and making presentations and representing LTD in a variety of forums.

      The essential functions of this position include:
      • Coordinating and evaluating workload of transit planners and distributing work according to abilities; coordinating, planning, and leading weekly staff meetings; and providing liaison with other departments.
      • Communicates effectively with other departments including operators in resolving service issues and conflicts.
      • Managing the Bid process; overseeing staff involved and creating schedules, timetables and route maps for Graphics, the public and bus operators.
      • Overseeing the bus stop and shelter programs.
      • Managing an annual comprehensive evaluation of service and any other service redesigns.
      • Monitoring performance of transit planners and providing input to performance evaluations prepared by department manager.
      • Initiating, evaluating and coordinating software program upgrades for customized scheduling and data retrieval systems.
      • Initiating/responding to requests that require technical expertise in Hastus software and the interface to Midas and TransitMaster.
      • Managing specific route assignments.
      • Evaluating system-wide service issues and making appropriate adjustments to address concerns.
      • Coordinating review of land use developments from cities and counties.
      • Representing the District in meetings with citizens, neighborhood groups, and public officials to receive and provide input into service planning.
      • Overseeing transit planners working on the design and management of service for special events.
      • Taking the lead on developing alternate routes and facilities related to Eugene, Springfield, LCC and UO Station service detours.
      • Designing, coordinating, and evaluating various studies and preparing reports.
      • Coordinating with consultants and interns, and managing temporary staff.
      • Assisting mid and long-range transit plans, capital improvement programs, and fleet planning.
      • Representing the department on technology-related projects.
      • Assisting the department manager in the selection and training of planning staff.
      • Assisting the department manager in the development of the departmental budget.
      • Making presentations to the Board of Directors, public boards and councils, and other community groups.
      Qualified candidates must have:
      • Knowledge of the transit field and physical ability sufficient to perform thoroughly and accurately the full scope of responsibility as illustrated by example in the above essential job functions of this job description.
      • Knowledge of transit planning principles, survey design, implementation, analysis, and awareness of trends in transit and recent transit research; transit facility design principles; computer applications for transit operations; principles and practices of supervision; public relations concepts; marketing concepts; public planning and involvement processes; occupational hazards and safety precautions and regulations; and District policies and procedures.
      • Ability to utilize GIS software such as ArcView and ArcMap.
      • Ability to exercise independent judgment in the analysis and solution of complex route and schedule problems, using logical reasoning and prudent judgment.
      • Ability to effectively lead and coordinate team projects; select, assign, train, and supervise, transit planners; develop and produce written reports; deliver effective oral presentations to a variety of audiences; set agendas and chair meetings; work on several projects at the same time, with periodic interruptions; remain flexible in work assignments and respond rapidly to changing priorities; recognize opportunities to complete work more efficiently and economically; develop creative solutions within a predefined set of constraints; understand and analyze data, recognize the need for additional data, synthesize data from many sources, and conduct statistical studies and other numerical analyses; use a personal computer in a LAN environment, including word processing, spreadsheet programs, scheduling, and data bases; conduct professional surveys, with consideration to questionnaire design, sampling methodology, data analysis, and report writing; take a broad perspective on planning issues, considering impacts on the entire organization and community; understand specifications and drawings for construction projects; deal with conflict and seek appropriate avenues of resolution; interpret and implement applicable federal and state mandates; work as an effective team member and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; meet position attendance requirements; work safely; perform job functions in a timely and accurate manner; communicate effectively with other employees and the general public, using courtesy, tact, and good judgment; and act as a positive representative of the District.

      Qualified candidates should have:
      • A bachelor’s degree in planning or related subject from a recognized college or university. A master’s degree is preferred.
      • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in transit service planning and scheduling.
      • A minimum of five years of experience in run cutting techniques including proficiency in computerized run cutting methods.
      • A minimum of five years of experience in transportation planning techniques.
      • A minimum of seven years of experience in manual and computerized schedule making techniques.
      • Experience with Hastus or Trapeze or scheduling software, two years preferred.
      Underfill Requirements:
      This position may be underfilled by a less-qualified candidate at the Transit Planner level ($57,327-$76,436) or at the Planner Associate level ($50,073-$66,763), which requires a bachelor’s degree in planning or related field from a recognized college or university; minimum 2 years of experience in planning, specific transit planning experience preferred; and experience with scheduling software preferred.
      Compensation for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and includes an attractive, comprehensive benefits package. The annual salary range for this position is $61,341 to $81,788.
      HOW TO APPLY: Visit our website to submit your resume and complete the required application and assessments. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 20, 2014. For additional information call (541) 682-6100.

      The Lane Transit District is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

    • Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit - Deputy Operations Manager

      Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) is a voter‐approved passenger rail and bicycle‐pedestrian pathway project located in Marin and Sonoma counties in Northern California.. We are seeking a highly experienced and motivated individual who enjoys working with new equipment, creating new processes and systems, and motivating a staff to maintain and operate a first class public service.

      The Deputy Operations Manager assists in the management of the Operations Department, including Vehicle Maintenance, Signals and Way, and Transportation Divisions. A bachelor’s degree in engineering, business administration, public administration, transportation or a closely related field from an accredited college or university and six (6) years professional experience in managing and directing complex railroad and/or rail transit operations and maintenance that includes four (4) years of supervisory, budgetary and management experience required. Experience in a public agency desired. Up to two years of college or university graduate study leading to an advanced degree in one of the fields noted above may be substituted for part of the required experience.

      For a detailed job description please visit our website

      To apply: EOE.

    • Regional Transportation District - Assistant General Superintendent

      RTD has a position open in our Bus Maintenance group for an Assistant General Superintendent. This position assists the General Superintendent in the organization’s bus maintenance activities, placing a high priority on safety and cost effective maintenance with specific emphasis on developing and delivering the highest level of customer service and performance. This position will be in charge of all staff hiring, training, coaching, mentoring and performance reviews. It will also develop and implement strategies to ensure program goals are met as well as develop policies and procedures for bus maintenance programs. It is in charge of the annual budget and reviewing and approving bus specifications.

      The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a technical field (mechanical, electrical, etc) and a minimum five years of experience in upper management of maintenance operating activities for a large metropolitan transit organization. Five years managing in a union environment and minimum of five years of experience in heavy duty diesel repair and maintenance, gasoline vehicle repair and maintenance, to include major overhauls.

      For a complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit our website at
      Please apply no later than October 17, 2014 to IRC23357.

      Regional Transportation District
      Attn: Human Resources
      1600 Blake Street
      Denver, CO 80202
      EOE/AA/Drug Free

    • Sound Transit - Deputy Director Construction Management

      JOB #14-00614
      SALARY: $96,786.00 - $120,983.00 Annually
      OPENING DATE: 09/17/14
      CLOSING DATE: 10/17/14, 5:00 PM
      Under the direction of the Director of Construction Management, manages, supervises, and coordinates the activities and operations of assigned construction staff and resources for specific projects; ensures that personnel assigned to projects have the appropriate skills and training required for the assignment; ensures that policies, procedures and guidelines related to construction management tasks are consistently applied, are appropriate for the needs of the project and that staff is knowledgeable of the policies and procedures required for each assignment. assures that the Construction Management Consultant (CMC) services assigned to a project perform as necessary to ensure the quality of the work, conformance to budget, schedule and documentation requirements, and compliance with applicable codes, standards and contract documents; ensures that the general and special conditions and the general requirements for each construction contract are current, consistent with Agency policies, and appropriate for the specific work under each contract; and provides expert reviews and input on construction issues including constructability, bidability, risk assessment, claims, and other relevant areas of construction management. Coordinates assigned activities with other programs, divisions, departments/offices, and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support.

      Education and Experience:
      Bachelors Degree in civil engineering, construction management, or closely related field and 10 years of construction and/or construction management experience on large complex projects including heavy civil, transit, structures and/or underground structures. Experience is to include planning, involvement with design development, contract procurement, and contract execution, including field operations, contract administration, start-up and testing, and closeout. Experience must include at least 6 years of supervisory, budgetary and management responsibility, preferably in a transit/transportation related environment; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
      For complete job details and to apply visit
      Sound Transit is an equal opportunity employer. We place a high value on, and are committed to, diversity within our organization and leadership.

    • Napa County Transportation and Planning Agency - Administrative Assistant or Technician

      The Napa County Transportation and Planning Agency (NCTPA) is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant or Technician (depending on qualifications) to perform a wide variety of administrative support duties. Incumbent in this position must be a highly motivated, self-starter individual who is flexible and detailed oriented. Proficient in MS Office mandatory, Bi-Lingual in Spanish preferred. Salary range DOE. Please submit application, cover letter and résumé to: NCTPA Human Resources, 625 Burnell Street Napa CA 94559 by 4:00 p.m. October 10, 2014. Application and full job description available at

    • City of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (Department of Public Works) - Transit Manager

      The City of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (pop. 66,000), a university community that serves as a regional center in northwest Wisconsin, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Transit Manager. The Eau Claire Transit system provides public transportation to one million riders per year on a 15-route hub bus system, together with a paratransit program operated under a private vendor contract. The Transit system consists of 33 employees that include 25 full-time bus operators.

      Desirable qualifications include a minimum of five years supervisory experience in public transportation or a related field and a Bachelors Degree. Experience managing the operational aspects of a paratransit and fixed-route bus program similar in scope and complexity is preferable.
      Salary range is currently $62,183 to $79,155 DOQ. The online application and full job description are available on the City website at Application deadline: November 10, 2014. Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • City/Borough of Juneau - Transit Superintendent

      Partially Exempt Full-Time Position
      $84,593.60 - $90,313.60 Annually (DOQ)
      For more information:
      Visit and click on ‘Jobs’
      Call (907) 586-5250

    • Central Ohio Transit Authority - Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

      The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA), headquartered in Columbus, Ohio is seeking a highly-motivated financial leader to join its executive leadership team. COTA is a well-funded transit authority with a combined approved operating and capital budget authorization of $182.8 million for 2014. COTA serves a population of 1.2 million with its fixed route and mobility services, covering 562 square miles in Franklin County and portions of contiguous counties. Ridership in 2013 equated to approximately 18.5 million rides and continues to grow.

      The Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer Position is the Authority’s financial executive who also serves as a corporate officer and the Secretary Treasurer reporting directly to the President & CEO of the authority. This position leads and oversees a diverse portfolio of finance and corporate functions with authority-wide strategic influence including Finance Administration, Facility Maintenance, Information Technology, Supply Management and Procurement Administration, Risk Management, and General Services. As a key strategic partner to the President/CEO and the executive leadership team, the Vice President of Finance/CFO is a vital participant in the development and implementation of the authority’s corporate policies and strategic initiatives, ensuring that the initiatives are both fiscally prudent and are aligned with COTA’s overall mission, goals and objectives.

      Key Accountabilities:
      • Acts as the authority’s senior advisor in financial matters, including working directly with the CEO, Leadership Team, Board of Trustees (Audit and Finance Committee), Independent Auditors and other public sector organizations;
      • Oversees all aspects of the financial activities of the authority including the development of appropriate policies, procedures, and internal controls over financial management and reporting;
      • Ensures compliance with all relevant federal/state/local reporting requirements, and generally accepted accounting principles;
      • Properly and timely interprets financial information and provides appropriate reporting and analysis to the leadership team and Board highlighting critical risks and opportunities and recommending a strategic course of action;
      • Provides direction for the annual budget preparation, financial forecasts, preparation of financial statements, and oversees and manages actual results to budgets;
      • Engages in enterprise-wide strategic planning and shares accountability for the overall achievement of the organization’s results;
      • Oversees the authority’s Treasury administration, including management of cash portfolio, working directly with investment banks, and responsibility for debt, interest, risk, insurance, and capital structure;
      • Oversees the IT function and directs the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems to meet the business needs of the Authority while ensuring technologies initiatives are aligned with the authority mission.

      The successful candidate will be required to have 10+ years of senior level financial management experience in a mid to large size public or private sector environment. Similar experience with a transit organization is a plus. The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business with an MBA and/or CPA preferred. Knowledge of public authority and government accounting, audit theory and practices, internal control procedures, budget principles and practices, and forecast modeling is required. Prior experience should demonstrate proactive problem solving and decision making abilities while exercising sound judgment. Strong oral and written communication is required. The successful candidate will be a collaborative leader who is able to build consensus around issues and has proven results in moving organizations forward through change. Salary commensurate with experience.

      Central Ohio has been named one of the top local economies in the U.S. and the third fastest-growing major metropolitan area in the Midwest. This region is ranked nationally and internationally as a strong economy due largely to the fact that the types of jobs for which there is greatest demand are the jobs available in this marketplace. Fifteen of the top 40 employers in the central Ohio region are in the high-growth industries. Columbus is home to 14 Fortune 1000 companies, four nationally recognized healthcare systems, 20 colleges and universities and an atmosphere that nurtures innovative and entrepreneurial small businesses.

      COTA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. To apply, please visit COTA’s applicant website @, click on ‘business section’.

    • Hatch Mott MacDonald - National Practice Leaders Rail and Transit

      Hatch Mott MacDonald is seeking highly qualified Rail and Transit leaders, with an outstanding reputation in the US marketplace to lead the continuing growth of our industry leading Rail/Transit practice for our East and West Units. The practice portfolio includes a wide span of expertise in rail systems and infrastructure, including planning, design, design-build, construction support and management, condition and safety inspections and program management. The individuals have the opportunity to help develop and implement a strategic effort that will enhance the current vision to position HMM for continued success now and in the future. HMM’s goals are to increase our market share especially in the growing freight business, enhance current service offerings, build and expand the current client base, and be a leader in providing solutions. Demonstrated client relationship building is a must.
      Location: Any principal US HMM office.
       • Approximately 20 Years of increasing responsibilities within the rail transit or railway industries; preferably in engineering, program management or construction.
      • A minimum of 5 Years of senior responsibility in a major Project Management, Program Management, or similar Rail Practice role, with multiple clients in the designated region.
      • Ideally a Professional Engineer…multi-state designations preferred.
      • Active in industry organizations…AREMA, APTA, TRB, or RSSI.
      • Demonstrated experience in a leadership role with responsibility for developing and implementing effective business development programs, strategic plans, skill development programs, and staff mentoring.
      • Demonstrated capability to recruit qualified known staff is also an essential attribute.
      Please send resume to, resumes can also be uploaded to our website at, job reference: 16059Hatch Mott
      MacDonald is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    • City and County of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency - Manager VIII-Deputy Director of Transit Management

      Recruitment #PEX-9182-064106
      Salary: $137,878.00 – $175,994.00 annually
      Position Description:
      Under the policy direction of the SFMTA -Director of Transit, the Deputy Director of Transit Management provides leadership and management for the Transit Management Section. As such, the Deputy Director oversees management, administrative and operational staff engaged in providing transit operations services for all modes of transportation offered by the SFMTA, including scheduling, dispatching, and workforce planning. The Transit Management Section is comprised of approximately 2,170 employees; including operations support positions and transit operators, and has an annual operating budget in excess of $274 million.

      To view the full job posting in detail and apply online, please click on the following link:

    • Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments - Executive Director


      Job Description
      The Executive Director is responsible for such administrative duties as: budget preparation, program planning, and implementation of COG policies, grant proposals and administration, preparation of regional documents, purchasing, risk management, human resources and supervision of staff. Handles Transportation & Land Use Planning Projects.
      Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Planning/regional planning, Transportation, Urban/Community Development or some closely related field and 10 years of progressively responsible experience in regional or municipal planning functions or organizations.

      See website for detailed profile about position.
      Email your cover letter and resume ASAP or by 10/24/14 deadline to:
      Ms. Randi Frank
      Randi Frank Consulting, LLC
      7 Promontory Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492

    • Hill International - Host Career Info Sessions at APTA Houston

      Hill International will host career information sessions throughout exhibit hours at APTA’s Annual Meeting & EXPO on October 13-15. Hill is looking for talented transit men and women to help meet our growing portfolio of projects around the world. The sessions will focus on North America and international opportunities at Hill, with scheduled times to meet with Hill recruiters.
      You will have the opportunity to talk with Hill’s global recruiting professionals and find out about career opportunities at Hill in North America, Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Asia and Australia.
      If you are interested in meeting with Hill please contact Gregg Metzinger, Senior Vice President, Global Recruiting at: or telephone: 856-810-6279 to schedule a time to meet on October 13th-15th (Visit our booth at 4307).
      If you have an interest in joining Hill but are not able to attend, please visit our web site at Click on the employment section then follow instructions to upload your resume.
      Positions currently available:
      • Sr. Rail Project Manager
      • Resident Engineer Rail
      • Project Controls Manager Rail
      • Systems Manager
      • Rail Operations Manager
      • Train Control Engineer / Manager
      • Traction Power Engineer / Manager
      • Fare Collection Engineer / Manager
      • Track Engineer / Manager
      • Signal Engineer / Manager
      • Sr. Rail Construction Manager
      • Transit Scheduling Engineer
      • Stations Engineer / Arch CM
      • QA Manager Transit Field
      • Transit Field Inspectors (Track/Structural/Bridge/Civil/Utilities/ Stations)
      • Senior BRT Manager PM / CM
      • Street Car PM / CM
      APTA's Annual Meeting & EXPO
      October 13th - 15th, 2014
      George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010

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