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American Public Transportation Association

 Classifieds for September 15, 2017

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

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Table Of Contents


  • Bids/Proposals

    • Detroit Transportation Corporation - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS #09-07-2017
      CUSTOMER SATISFACTION SURVEY
      NAICS CODE: 541611

      The Detroit Transportation Corporation (DTC) requests proposals from qualified firms to assist in the development of a Customer Satisfaction Survey.Proposals must be received by the Detroit Transportation Corporation, Purchasing Office, Buhl Building, 535 Griswold, Suite 400, Detroit, MI 48226 on or before 4:00 p.m. (EST), Friday, October 6, 2017. THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC OPENING OF THE PROPOSALS.
      Proposals are to be submitted in accordance with the DTC Request for Proposals (RFP) #09-07-2017. Proposals received after 4:00 p.m. (EST) October 6, 2017 will be returned to the sender unopened. No proposal, once submitted, may be withdrawn for 120 days after the due date.

      The successful proposer will be required to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. The DTC reserves the right to postpone, accept or reject any or all proposals, in whole or in part, at its discretion. The DTC affirmatively assures that no proposers will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, ancestry, marital status, national origin, place of birth, or sexual orientation.

      Written questions related to this RFP must be received via e-mail to dpippin@thepeoplemover.com no later than 4:00 p.m. on September 22, 2017. Firms interested in receiving a copy of the RFP should access the DTC’s website at www.thepeoplemover.com and download the RFP. You can also contact the DTC at the general information telephone number (313-224-2160) and provide your name, company, mailing address and/or email address, phone and fax numbers and request RFP #09-07-2017.

      Posted: September 7, 2017in


    • Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority - RFP

      CHATTANOOGA AREA REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (CARTA)
      RECEIPT OF UNSOLICITED PROPOSALS FOR A MICROTRANSIT DEPLOYMENT PILOT PROGRAM

      CARTA has received unsolicited proposals for a limited term microtransit deployment pilot program, including the use of operations management software and other services in support of deploying and conducting the pilot. CARTA is interested in pursuing such a pilot program and intends to award a contract based on one of the unsolicited proposals, or another proposal submitted in response to this publication. Interested parties may comment or submit a proposal by 5 pm Eastern Time on October 2, 2017. Comments or proposals may be submitted to Annie Powell at anniepowell@gocarta.org.


    • Access Services - RFP

      RFP NO. AS-4039
      LEGAL SERVICES

      ACCESS SERVICES, a state mandated agency that provides complementary paratransit services for individuals covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act in Los Angeles County, issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Legal Services on September 1, 2017.

      Qualified California licensed attorneys/law firms with relevant work experience in ADA, employment/labor law, ethics/public meeting/public information, real estate, public procurement, intellectual property, etc., in both transactional and litigation, representing government agencies are invited to submit a proposal.

      To download the RFP, its attachments, and any other supporting documents or forms related to this procurement, you must register as a vendor on the Access Services e-procurement system. To register, please visit https://www.publicpurchase.com/gems/register/vendor/register (registration is free). For further information, please contact the Access Services procurement department atpurchasing@accessla.org.

      A non-mandatory online pre-bid meeting will be held on September 13, 2017 (please see the RFP for instructions). Note: Those planning to attend the pre-bid meeting are encouraged to send a RSVP e-mail to purchasing@accessla.org with their name and firm name before the pre-bid meeting date.

      Proposals in response to the RFP are due on October 20, 2017.

      9/18/17
      CNS-3049999#
      PASSENGER TRANSPORT C/O AMER


    • Town of Blacksburg - RFP

      LEGAL AD
      TOWN OF BLACKSBURG, VIRGINIA
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL 1049-17

      The Town of Blacksburg, Virginia is requesting sealed proposals for Bus Graphics. The proposal package is available on the Town’s web site, www.blacksburg.gov.

      The Town of Blacksburg encourages participation from businesses certified as small businesses, women owned businesses, minority owned businesses, service disabled veteran owned businesses and disadvantaged owned businesses.

      An Equal Opportunity Employer

      Town of Blacksburg
      Purchasing Administration Office
      Municipal Building
      First Floor
      300 South Main Street
      Blacksburg, Virginia 24060

      Angie Frazier, CPPO, CPPB, VCO
      Purchasing Manager
      afrazier@blacksburg.gov
      p. (540) 443-1076
      f. (540) 961-1514


    • Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority - RFP

      LEGAL NOTICE
      TARTA

      1127 West Central Avenue
      (419) 243-7433
      Toledo, Ohio 43697-0792
      (419) 243-8588 FAX

      Notice is hereby given that the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) is requesting proposals for:
      Vanpool Services – Turnkey Operation

      Detailed specifications are available by contacting Bill Kelly (419) 245-5230 or by emailing wjkelly@tarta.com.

      All proposals must be submitted in accordance with requirements set forth in this Bid/Proposal documentation, and must be received in the offices of TARTA on or before October 19, 2017 by 2:00 p.m. Local Time.

      In connection with the carrying out of this project, the Contractor shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or handicap.
      The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority has not set a DBE goal for this procurement. However, this project will take into account if a DBE is included in the project.

      The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority reserves the right to solicit or to waive a new solicitation, for new proposals if sufficient effort, as determined by the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority, has not been made to comply with the DBE goals and requirements.

      All bidders are certifying that they are not on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible Contractors by signing the proposal page.

      A $50,000 bid bond or cashier check is required at the time of bid submission. Bid security furnished 2017in bond form shall be issued by a surety company or corporation licensed in the State of Ohio to provide said surety.

      The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority reserves the right to reject any and/or all proposals, to readvertise for proposals and to waive any informality in any proposal and to determine the most responsive proposal by its own criteria, as described within the specification.

      The Authority further advises prospective responders that all proposals must be filed on the forms provided by the Authority and that all proposals must be clearly marked on the lower left side of the outermost envelope with the words, ATTN: Proposal # 2017- 03.

      James K. Gee,
      GENERAL MANAGER


    • Westchester County - RFP

      NOTICE TO PROPOSERS
      QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM
      FOR ARTICULATED LOW FLOOR HEAVY DUTY HYBRID TRANSIT BUSES

      The purpose of this request for proposals (RFP) is to solicit from interested parties responses that will assist the County of Westchester in selecting a qualified, experienced consultant to implement Quality Assurance Services including manufacturer adherence to Buy America requirements and review of the manufacturer’s adherence manuals for accuracy and inclusiveness in conjunction with Westchester’s acquisition of Articulated Low Floor Heavy Duty Diesel Hybrid Electric Transit Buses. A final written Buy America compliance report shall be prepared by the consultant and submitted to Westchester upon completion of all quality assurance work.

      An RFP is available at: www.westchestergov.com/transportation/doing_business_with_dot.htm

      Proposals are due by October 10, 2017. The contract award is anticipated to be no later than December 1, 2017.

      Westchester County
      Department of Public Works and Transportation
      100 East First Street, 9th Floor
      Mount Vernon, NY 10550
      Michael Swee, Principal Planner


    • National Transit Institute - RFP

      NATIONAL TRANSIT INSTITUTE
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL #R17-3194
      PERFORMANCE BASED PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING (TPE24)

      Date for receipt of proposals: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017 by 2:00 PM (EST)

      The National Transit Institute (NTI) is seeking proposals from qualified professionals to facilitate its new Performance Based Planning and Programming two (2) day training course. In addition, NTI may periodically request proposers to edit/update the existing course materials.

      NTI’s Performance Based Planning and Programming course is intended to help those entities responsible for the programming and delivery of public transportation projects to understand how to develop a Performance Based Planning and Programming framework and apply it.

      The course plans to achieve the following outcomes for course participants:
      Describe the requirements and elements of a Performance Based Planning and Programming (PBPP) framework.
      Explain how Performance Based Planning and Programming supports the transportation planning and transportation system performance.
      Describe opportunities to engage the public in a Performance Based Planning and Programming process.
      Explain how to integrate various performance based plans using data and information contained within those plans.
      Recognize the role of coordination in developing performance based plans.

      Rutgers University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to provide opportunities to small business, minority-owned businesses and/or female-owned businesses. These businesses are encouraged to submit proposals.

      To obtain a copy of the complete Request for Proposal, email Michael Dunn at michdunn@finance.rutgers.edu. The request must contain “RFP# R17-3194 – Performance Based Planning and Programming – TPE24” in the subject line. Telephone requests are unacceptable.

      Agency: The National Transit Institute
      Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
      University Procurement Services
      33 Knightsbridge Road, 1st Floor, East Wing
      Piscataway, NJ 08854
      ATTN: Michael Dunn
      michdunn@finance.rutgers.edu


    • ​City of Gainesville - ITB

      ​City of Gainesville - ITB

      Notice is hereby given that the City of Gainesville, Florida will receive sealed bids for “Upgrade Wheelchair Restraint Systems”, ITB #RTSX-180037-DS. 
      A pre-bid conference will not be held.  However, questions may be submitted via email by October 19, 2017.  Sealed bids will be received by the City of Gainesville until 3:00 p.m. (local time), on November 1, 2017 at which time bids will be publicly opened.
      The City utilizes Demandstar.com to perform bid notification and document fulfillment.  They can be reached at 1-800-711-1712 or www.demandstar.com.  For additional information please contact the Purchasing Division at (352) 334-5021.
      The City of Gainesville reserves the right to reject any and all bids received in response to the Request for Proposal as determined to be in the best interest of the City of Gainesville.
      Daphyne Sesco, Senior Buyer
      Purchasing Division

  • Help Wanted

    • Roaring Fork Transportation Authority - Chief Operating Officer

      ​Chief Operating Officer
      Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA)

      COO directs, administers, and coordinates the activities of Colorado’s second largest transit authority.  Seven years of senior level management experience, including four years of supervisory experience.  Public transit experience strongly preferred.  BA in Public/Business Administration or related; MA preferred. Wage commensurate with knowledge, skills and experience.  For full job description, benefits information, and application instructions, please visit: https://www.rfta.com/employment/job-openings/, or contact Lawrence at (970) 384-4854.


    • Sound Transit - Job Opportunities

      Sound Transit
      Ride the wave to a new career
       
      Sound Transit is looking for dedicated professionals for our winning team to make more connections for more people, to more places. People who share a commitment to building a sustainable environment, stronger communities, and a better quality of life in the Central Puget Sound will enjoy a fulfilling career at Sound Transit. We are currently recruiting for the following positions:
       
      • Senior Transit Oriented Development Analyst- Job #17-01048
      • Senior Land Use Planner - Job #17-01158
      • Corridor Design Manager (Federal Way Link Extension) - Job #17-01162
       
      For complete job details and to apply, go to
      http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm
       
      Sound Transit is an equal opportunity employer. We place a high value on, and are committed to, diversity within our organization and leadership.


    • Sound Transit - Enterprise Solution Architect

      ​Sound Transit
      ENTERPRISE SOLUTION ARCHITECT
      Job #17-01156

      SALARY:  Negotiable
      OPENING DATE: 08/31/17
      CLOSING DATE: Continuous
      GENERAL PURPOSE:
      Under minimal supervision, performs as technical lead on Sound Transit's new Rider Information Platform, a to-be, event-based system that tracks and responds to events in Sound Transit's Sounder, Link Light Rail and other transit systems, and informs riders of important information they need to know about their journey.  As the architect, you will perform a key, leadership role in the lifecycle of this large, multi-year program.  This will include defining the program activities, working to understand the business needs, lead efforts to develop a high-level design, develop RFPs for vendor engagements, work with other architects to conduct detailed design for an open architecture messaging hub and custom applications, and work with development teams and vendors to deliver a cohesive messaging platform.  In this position, your soft skills will be just as important as your technical skills.  You will need to be a strong communicator and work collaboratively across numerous departments, incorporating the needs of varying business unit disciplines, various technology specialist, executive leaders and the program steering committee.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

      Education and Experience:
      Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, business management information systems, or closely related field, and eight years of progressive experience in a corporate information technology environment, including at least five years of specific Solution Architecture experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    • Central Transportation Planning Staff - Transit Analysis and Planning Group Manager

      CENTRAL TRANSPORTATION PLANNING STAFF
      TRANSIT ANALYSIS AND PLANNING GROUP MANAGER

      The Central Transportation Planning Staff of the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization is seeking a Manager for the Transit Analysis and Planning Group. The selected candidate will provide oversight for a variety of planning projects from inception to completion, while managing full-time professional transit planners and part-time field staff.

      For details about this position, please visit http://ctps.org/employment. Send your resume and cover letter to Recruitment Director, CTPS, 10 Park Plaza, Ste. 2150, Boston, MA 02116, or recruitment@ctps.org. Applicants must have legal status for working in the US. AA/EOE


    • VIA Metropolitan Transit - Vice President, Procurement

      VICE PRESIDENT OF PROCUREMENT

      Salary commensurate with experience

      VIA Metropolitan Transit is currently seeking candidates for the position of Vice President of Procurement. San Antonio is one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. and VIA continues to plan and implement innovative and proactive approaches to support and sustain that growth. This position is responsible for developing and directing the programs and activities of VIA’s acquisition functions, including procurement and contract administration. Will be accountable for all issues and activities relating to the acquisition of equipment, materials, supplies, construction and services. Responsible for the oversight, direction and implementation of the agency’s Small Business/Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program, including compliance, outreach, certification, training, technical assistance and all related activities. Provides leadership and vision in achieving best practices in Procurement and Small Business participation. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field. Minimum ten (10) years management/supervisory experience in the areas of Procurement and Contracts Administration. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be acceptable.

      Apply on-line at: www.viainfo.net.
      Equal Opportunity Employer
      VIA values diversity and inclusion.


    • Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority - Director, Research & Analysis

      METROPOLITAN ATLANTA RAPID TRANSIT AUTHORITY

      DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH & ANALYSIS

      Salary Range: $83,960.00-$125,940
      Job Location: 2424 Piedmont Road, NE
      Atlanta, GA 30324

      SUMMARY
      Responsible for directing the monitoring, evaluation, research and analysis of MARTA’s service and ridership. Under the general direction of the AGM of Planning, manages and directs the Office of Research and Analysis, to include Transit Analysis.
      ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
      * Manages the development and analysis of market studies and surveys to explore issues raised by other departments, the Board of Directors and regional agencies.
      * Oversees the monitoring and forecasting of key performance indicators.
      * Directs the evaluation of system operations performance through various Intelligent Transportation Systems.
      EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
      Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Engineering, Urban Planning, Market Research or a related field. Ten years of experience conducting research and analysis, at least one of which has been related to transit operations. Four years of managerial experience required.

      Send resume to: jstephanopoulos@itsmarta.com


    • Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County in Houston, Texas - Sr. Labor Relations Representative

      SR. LABOR RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE

      Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County in Houston, Texas is looking for a Sr. Labor Relations Representative.

      Basic Function

      Provides counsel to management of bargaining unit employees on matters relating to labor relations to ensure proper implementation, consistency and enforcement of the labor agreement. Chairs and conducts Step Three grievance hearings and post-hearings in accordance with the Labor Agreement. Researches and provides official labor agreement contract interpretation to management team. Investigates issues and renders appropriate decisions and remedies. Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures.

      Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:
      Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field.

      Minimum eight (8) years Human Resources experience to include three (3) years experience in Labor Relations. Experience with a variety of Labor Relations issues; disciplinary actions, investigations, labor rates, job bid process, etc.

      In-depth knowledge of employment related laws. Excellent Communication (written/verbal) skills. Good interpersonal skills and strong problem solving/decision making abilities. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint). Human Resources certifications PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred. Mediation certification preferred.

      Please visit www.ridemetro.org to apply for this excellent opportunity.


    • Sound Transit - System Safety & Assurance Supervisor

      SOUND TRANSIT
      SYSTEM SAFETY & ASSURANCE SUPERVISOR
      JOB #17-01157

      SALARY: $85,698.00 - $107,123.00 Annually
      OPENING DATE: 09/01/17
      CLOSING DATE: 09/29/17, 5:00 PM

      GENERAL PURPOSE:

      Under general direction develops, implements, and oversees assigned staff to administer and update a comprehensive hazard identification, risk assessment, and safety certification program for Sound Transit Link light rail, Sounder Commuter Rail, and associated transit facilities in accordance with federal regulations. Develops procedures, administers, compiles, and verifies support documentation for Safety and Security Design Criteria, Safety and Security Management Plans, Safety and Security Certification conformance, and other related System Safety and Security Certification documentation for Sound Transit projects.
      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      Education and Experience:
      Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, quality control, system safety or closely related field and six years of experience in rail transit, manufacturing, or heavy civil design or construction safety program with two years of supervisory experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

      For more job details and to apply go to https://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1840672


    • Interurban Transit Partnership - Deputy CEO, Finance & Administration

      DEPUTY CEO – FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION
      INTERURBAN TRANSIT PARTNERSHIP (“THE RAPID”)
      GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

      The Rapid, an innovative and award-winning transit system headquartered in Michigan’s second largest city, provides over 11 million annual rides with 28 fixed routes, as well as paratransit, vanpool and BRT service, to a metro area with over a million residents. Ridership, up over 230% since 2000, is expected to remain strong.

      Grand Rapids, named by Forbes magazine as the best place in America to raise a family in 2012, is home to several major corporations in the health care, technology, automotive, aviation, manufacturing and consumer goods industries. The economically and culturally diverse region also boasts a host of educational and recreational entities that make it an exciting place to live, work and play. Some fifteen colleges and universities call the region home and its renowned Art Museum, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids Ballet and award winning international art competition, ArtPrize, makes Grand Rapids a magnet for culture and art.

      In addition to guiding The Rapid’s $44 million annual budget as well as its annual capital program, the C-Suite level Deputy CEO for Finance & Administration position will direct The Rapid’s Finance, Purchasing, Human Resources, Grants & Capital Projects, and I.T. functions.

      The Deputy CEO will also provide strategic vision, analysis, planning and direction, advising the CEO, Board, and other stakeholders using measurable metrics. This person will remain current on emerging industry practices and technologies to maximize the efficiency and service while maintaining The Rapid’s position as a leader in the national transit industry.

      Candidates must have exceptional interpersonal/communication skills and the ability to communicate comfortably, accurately and reliably with external stakeholders, community groups, elected officials and governmental agencies. The Deputy CEO may also be called on to act on behalf of the CEO as necessary.

      A Master’s degree or equivalent preferred, as is 5-10 years of senior management experience in a transit environment.

      The Rapid is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive benefits/salary. For more details, visit: www.harrisrand.com and click on “Current Opportunities,” or submit resume and cover letter in confidence to Christopher Boylan at Harris Rand Lusk Executive Search: cboylan@harrisrand.com.


    • MBTA - Paratransit Dispatchers

      MBTA TRAC
      PARATRANSIT DISPATCHERS
      The RIDE Access Center
      Boston, MA
      Salary: DOQ

      Position Summary:
      GCS operates The RIDE Access Center (TRAC). It assists the MBTA with Customer Service, Scheduling and Dispatch of its Paratransit operations, The RIDE.

      The Dispatch position coordinates travel and logistics for The RIDE customers in and around the Boston area. They work with the service providers to keep trips on schedule, manage changes and other tasks to deliver customer satisfying transit. Problem solving, creativity and a knowledge of the Boston area transit grid are desired.

      Enjoy a new facility, great amenities and benefits, including 401K.

      For a full description of qualifications and benefits, to apply, or for more information, contact: Tammie Rivard (857) 206-6120 or Tammie.Rivardo@GCSagents.com  or visit www.GCSagents.com


    • The State Road & Tollway Authority - Compliance and DBE Officer

      COMPLIANCE AND DBE OFFICER

      Supervises No
      FLSA Status Exempt
      Pay Grade M on Georgia Statewide Salary Plan
      (Salary range is approximately $60K to $70K per year)

      JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

      The State Road & Tollway Authority (SRTA) has a Compliance and DBE Officer opportunity available within the Legal division for a hands-on, detailed, organized, and focused team player.
      Job Summary
      The Compliance and DBE Officer is responsible for assisting the Xpress and vanpools programs with maintaining compliance with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) laws, regulations, rules, etc., Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program requirements, and any other compliance with other State of Georgia laws, rules and regulations as requested by the General Counsel (GC) (collectively, the “Requirements”). The position will assist the various agency units in complying with the Requirements, by providing training, written processes, procedures, policies, to include advice, support, and recommendations.
      Minimum Qualifications
      Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field from an accredited college or university and at least two (2) years of FTA compliance and DBE experience. In addition, applicants must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be self-motivated. Applicants must be detail oriented and capable of working independently. Applicants must possess interpersonal acumen for interacting with a broad range of clients—internally and externally, with a varied education level. Applicants must possess SRTA’s core values of Integrity, Collaboration, Innovation, Customer Focus, and Diversity.
      Preferred Qualifications
      Master’s degree in business or a related field from an accredited college or university and at least three (3) to five (5) years of FTA compliance and DBE experience. Experience in the tolling, transit, or transportation industry within the public sector.
      To Apply For This Position
      Interested applicants should submit a resume via e-mail to recruiter@srta.ga.gov by Friday, October 6, 2017, along with a completed State of Georgia employment application (downloadable from the SRTA website at http://www.srta.ga.gov/about-srta/careers/). All applicants MUST include the title “Compliance and DBE Officer” in the subject line of the e-mail message.

      Due to the volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail.

      Applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted to arrange an appointment for an interview.

      Applicants who are not selected for an interview will not receive notification.

      Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      The State Road and Tollway Authority reserves the right to close this recruitment process at any time during the announcement period once a sufficient, qualified applicant pool has been identified.
      Company Information

      SRTA is an independent Authority created by the Georgia General Assembly to operate tolled transportation facilities and act as the transportation financing arm for the State of Georgia. SRTA operational brands include Peach Pass and Xpress. Visit our website at www.srta.ga.gov for more information.

      SRTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of color, race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or veteran status.


    • Palm Tran - Senior Manager, Fixed Route Operations

      ​SENIOR MANAGER OF FIXED ROUTE OPERATIONS

      Starting Salary: $74,904 to $82,395 depending on qualifications; annual maximum $122,788

      Division/Section:  Operations/ Fixed Route

      Location:  3201 Electronics Way, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

      Travel throughout the different facilities for transit training, and transit events as required/necessary

      Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

      Evenings and weekends as required/necessary
      Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

      Palm Tran is searching for a well-rounded and highly experienced fixed route operations manager with decision making abilities, strong verbal and written communication skills, solid  leadership, and public transportation knowledge.

      This is a professional specialized administrative and management position directly responsible for the  direction and supervision of all fixed route operation employees throughout various facilities. The incumbent works closely with the Director of Operations and is a key contributing member of the Management Leadership Team. The ideal candidate will demonstrate working knowledge of transit operations and the ability to effectively manage and direct a large and complex operations system, multi-site project management, budgeting practices, labor relations, strategic planning and employee development and supervision.
      Work involves interacting with all levels of employees, outside agencies and other county departments, and includes coordinating and performing necessary administrative tasks ensuring proper daily delivery of bus transportation services and road supervision; supervise and oversee the development of operation bus and supervisor route and schedule assignments; participates in the preparation and development of the annual operating budget; directs various personnel actions including, but not limited to, hiring, terminating, grievance processing, disciplinary actions, performance appraisals, promotions and demotions.
      Examples of Works (included but not limited to)
      • Planning, managing, and leading the coordination of daily transit system functions and staff.
      • Assuming delegated responsibility in the absence of the Director of Operations.
      • Participate in the selection of assigned staff; training assigned employees in their areas of work including methods, procedures and techniques of transportation operation, conduct employee evaluations; investigate, prepare, and conduct counseling, disciplinary and/or termination actions as required.
      • Work with Human Resources and Safety and Training Sections to identify and develop training programs to further cultivate and reeducate staff.
      • Plan, organize and manage the work of subordinate staff to ensure that the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with organizational requirements; verify the work of assigned staff for accuracy, proper work methods, techniques and compliance with applicable standards and specifications.
      • Reviews significant disciplinary actions given by subordinate staff assuring compliance with the Labor Management Agreement (LMA) and any policies; insures progressive discipline is administered in accordance with the LMA and within the framework of procedural justice. 
      • Participates in the preparation and development of the annual operating budget, including conducting analysis, forecasting operating revenue; monitoring expenses and revenues throughout the fiscal year and providing budgetary information and guidance to department leadership.
      • Coordinate with Planning section for the preparation and the establishment of route and schedule changes.
      • Investigates and responds to interdepartmental issues, employee issues and grievances; attends Labor Management meetings and grievance hearings as necessary; recommends terminations and assists in Pre-Termination hearings related to the Fixed Route Section.
      • Prepares monthly report on performance indicators and other operations data and participates in the FTA triennial review and F.D.O.T. inspections.
      • Working with emergency response agencies having jurisdiction over the communities and operating environment, through which Palm Tran operates. This includes coordinating emergency drills, simulations, training, and table-top exercises, coordinates activities with the Palm Beach County Emergency Operations Center (E.O.C.) during declared emergency situations.
      • Review Camera video contents for accident investigations Bus Operator conduct, legal claims, customer complaints, and operational procedures.
       
      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 Business Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field and five (5) years of related work experience in transit/transportation operations preferably in a large public transit setting, with over (three) 3 years in a leadership role of day to-day road supervisors, dispatchers, and bus operators. Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) class B with passenger endorsement.
      EQUIVALENCY:
      Unrelated Bachelor’s Degree and eight (8) years of related work experience in transit/transportation operations, with over (three) 3 years in a leadership role of day to-day road supervisors, dispatchers, and bus operators. Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) class B with passenger endorsement.
      PREFERENCES:
      Previous experience working with multiple collective bargaining agreements, knowledge of transportation funding sources and reporting requirements, working understanding or Trapeze software.

      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 www.palmtran.org for more information and to submit an application and/or resume
      EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/DRUG FREE WORKPLACE/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/VETERANS' PREFERENCE EMPLOYER M/F/D/V

    • Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District - Director of Human Resources

      ​GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE, HIGHWAY & TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT

      Director of Human Resources (PS101206)

      $135,366.40 - $163,612.80 annually plus excellent benefits Employee pays up to 7% of salary/wage toward CalPERS retirement plan. This job posting is open from August 31, 2017 until September 21, 2017.

      ABOUT THE POSITION:

      The Human Resources Director serves a strategic role in a fast-paced, highly-unionized environment undergoing cultural change. The Human Resources Director plans, develops, interprets, and implements all activities of the Human Resources Department through subordinate staff, in collaboration with the District’s Officers, Deputy General Managers, and department heads to support the District’s operations and objectives. Key areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to,  employee  recruitment, selection, and retention; records management; labor and employee relations; organizational development and training; benefits administration; job classification and compensation; and performance management and recognition.

      MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

      Must have any combination of education, training and experience equivalent to:
      • Bachelor’s degree with major course work in human resources management, industrial relations, public or business administration, social sciences, psychology, or related curriculum.
      • At least five years experience in a significant leadership role (either in a managerial or executive capacity) in a full-time HR professional level position.
      • Demonstrated experience in recruitment and selection; classification and compensation; performance management; training and development; benefits administration; employee and labor relations; risk management; and worker’s compensation.
      REQUIRED LICENSE(S):
      • Must possess and maintain a current, valid California Drivers’ License and satisfactory driving record. (Operates District vehicles on a regular basis).
      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
       Oversees maintenance of an accurate, efficient HRIS (Human Resources Information System) system in coordination with the Finance and Payroll Departments.
       Oversees maintenance of personal records management systems; including records and procedures, controlling personnel transactions, and reporting personnel data.
       Establishes system for tracking grievances throughout the District.
       Oversees employee classification and compensation programs, including periodic review with peer agencies.
       Oversees management of employee recruitment and selection activities in accordance with District policies and labor agreements.
       Oversees management of comprehensive and competitive benefits programs in accordance with District policies and labor agreements.
       Manages and coordinates disciplinary matters throughout the District for consistency and compliance with policies and labor agreements.
       Assists with administration of diversity programs to meet EEOC guidelines and District objectives. May investigate and resolve EEOC/employee complaints.
      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
       Assists with labor negotiations and maintain a constructive working relationship with recognized employee and labor groups.
       Supports  and  implements  training  and  development  opportunities  for  District employees.
       Assists with safety and training programs and employee return-to-work programs for both industrial and personal medical leaves
       Maintains a strong commitment to the organizational culture and encourage the HR Department to work effectively as change agents for the organization.
       Regular and reliable attendance and performance are required.
      REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
      Knowledge of:
      • Principles, policies and practices of human resource management including: policy development and implementation; EEOC requirements; budget and contract administration; supervision; training, and organizational development; leadership; team building; motivation; conflict resolution; business report writing; pertinent local, state and federal laws and regulations relating to public Human Resources administration and labor.
      • Principles and practices of labor relations including negotiation techniques and contract administration.
      Skill in or Ability to:
       Demonstrate excellent communication with strong interpersonal skills.
       Apply principles and techniques related to interpersonal and intercultural group dynamics.
       Demonstrate strategic and innovative thinking that is results-oriented and flexible.
       Use  computer  software  and  other  office  technology  applicable  to  business requirements.
       Be proactive, problem solve and develop creative solutions.
       Provide strong commitment to customer service.
       Multi-task and establish priorities.
       Analyze  systems  and  develop  processes  to  assure  that  programs  are  being carried out and aligned with Board policy.
       Understand  the  budget  process,  implement  innovative  cost  control  measure, performing cost/benefit analysis in decision making.
       Plan, prepare, review, analyze, and present clear and concise findings and make decisions that will stand up to critical scrutiny.
       Effectively coach, develop, and evaluate staff.
       Apply collaborative work strategies and gain the cooperation of employees at all levels of the organization.
      APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
      FAILURE TO MEET ANY OF THE REQUIREMENTS STATED BELOW MAY RESULT IN REJECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION
      Applicants must apply online by the deadline date. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
      For directions and general information, visit our website www.goldengate.org.
      The District’s primary and official means of application notification is via EMAIL. Thus, applicants are advised to check their email for their application status updates.
      THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT(S) MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION:
       GGBHTD Online Employment Application
       Resume (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)
      THE SELECTION PROCESS FOR THIS POSITION will include:
      • Assessment of education, training, and experience
      • Oral Panel Interview
      • General Manager interview for final candidates
      • Background, Employment and Security Investigation

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

      The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District recognizes that our employees and customers come from many diverse backgrounds. We respect these backgrounds. We are committed to achieving a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of our region and ensuring that our employees and customers are treated fairly and free from  intolerance  and  discrimination.  The District is an Equal Affirmative Action Employer. More information can be found at http://goldengate.org/jobs/documents/jobs_FAQs.PDF.

       

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