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 Classifieds for August 18, 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.


Table Of Contents

  • Bids/Proposals

    • Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association - RFP


      Proposals are hereby requested by the Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association (PPTA) for Executive Director Services.

      Proposals addressed to Robert J. Fiume, Chairman, Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association, marked: “EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SERVICES” will be received until 5:00p.m prevailing time, September 11, 2017. Instructions for submitting qualifications statements may be obtained from PPTA, c/o from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. PPTA reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.

      Proposers must submit one electronic copy of its proposal and all attachments in PDF format. The responsibility for submitting proposals (including all documents requested herein) are solely and strictly that of the proposer. PPTA is not responsible for delays in the delivery of the email, server failures or delays caused by any other occurrence. PPTA does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, age, national origin, religion or disability in its employment opportunities, programs, services, contracting opportunities or activities. It is the PPTA’s policy to ensure compliance with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in its contracting opportunities. The RFP can be accessed at the following: The RFP will be for a minimum three (3) month period and an opportunity for renewal until the end of the fiscal year. Information can be found on PPTA’s website at

      Robert J. Fiume

    • City of Gainesville - RFP


      Notice is hereby given that the City of Gainesville, Florida will receive sealed proposals for “Gainesville Autonomous Transit Shuttle (GAToRS)”. The bid identifier number is not currently available but the proposal is expected to be available for download on August 28, 2017.

      A pre-bid conference will not be held. However, questions may be submitted via email by September 14, 2017. Sealed proposals will be received by the City of Gainesville until 3:00 p.m. (local time), on October 3, 2017 at which time bids will be publicly opened.

      The City utilizes to perform bid notification and document fulfillment. They can be reached at 1-800-711-1712 or 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

    • Central Ohio Transit Authority - RFP


      Pursuant to Central Ohio Transit Authority Resolution No. 1980-66, Proposals will be received by the Supply Management Department of the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA), 33 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215, until 2:00 p.m. on September 19, 2017 for a Five Year Contract for the Purchase of Heavy Duty Transit Coaches, RFP #2017-10. Prospective Proposers can obtain a copy of the specifications/scope of work and RFP documents at the address above.

      Proposers will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations.

      COTA hereby notifies all Proposers that disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response to this invitation, and no Proposer will be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, physical handicap, religion or national origin in consideration of an award of contract.

      The Central Ohio Transit Authority reserves the right to reject any and all submittals.

      Proposers are hereby notified that the goods or services for purchase are to be purchased with financial participation from the Federal Transit Administration.

      A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held at 33 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215 on August 23, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. to answer any questions regarding the solicitation.

      Kevin Christopher
      Director of Supply Management.

  • For Sale

    • Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority - Buses for Sale


      The Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority is requesting bids for the sale of Six (6) Model Year 2004 Gillig buses.

      The buses will be sold as is and where is with no warranty expressed or implied.

      Sealed bids must be accompanied by a certified bank check in the amount of the bid.

      All bids must be received at the MVRTA Administrative Offices no later than Tuesday, 9/12/2017 and must be submitted on forms supplied by the Authority.

      The Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids, and to waive informalities and irregularities as it deems in its best interest. Complete instructions are contained in a bid package available from the MVRTA at this email address:

      Joseph J. Costanzo

  • Help Wanted

    • San Mateo County Transit District - Executive Officer


      San Mateo County Transit District is seeking a Deputy Chief, Executive Officer. You should be a dynamic and strategic individual who will work to provide highly responsible and complex assistance and support to the General Manager/CEO in the direction and day-to-day management for all three agencies, SamTrans, Caltrain and the TA and leadership of the Executive Team. Due to the unique structure of the organization–a single staff serving three agencies-the Deputy CEO must be highly skilled at monitoring, directing and motivating employees to ensure the goals, objectives, and requirements of all three agencies are appropriately supported and resourced. For a complete view of the job description and to apply online, please visit our website at: This posting is Open Until Filled but may close without notice. If interested, apply immediately.

    • Public Transportation Services Corporation - Senior Director, Vehicle Engineering & Acquisition


      PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer
      Job Title: Senior Director, Vehicle Engineering & Acquisition (Vehicle Technology)
      Closing Date: August 18, 2017
      Salary Range: $122,970 - $153,691 - $184,434
      This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority.
      To Apply, Visit:

      Basic Function

      Directs the Bus Acquisition and Integration functions within Metro’s Vehicle Engineering & Acquisition Operations.

      Requirements for Employment

      • Bachelor’s degree - Business, Management, Public Administration, Engineering or other related field
      • 5 years’ management-level experience overseeing the procurement, overhaul, systems, maintenance operations and bus and equipment engineering activities within a transit operations environment
      • Valid California Class C driver’s license
      • Master’s degree is desirable

    • San mateo County Transit District - Superintendent, Bus Transportation


      The Bus Transportation Department is dedicated to ensure that SamTrans achieves its goal to supply the public with a high-quality, safe and efficient transportation system that should enhance quality of life. Join us and be a part of an organization that provides transportation choices and a sustainable future that meets the needs of our diverse communities. We are currently seeking a Superintendent, Bus Transportation. Please follow the link to read about the position and to apply online:

    • Public Transportation Services Corporation - Deputy Executive Director, Countywide Planning & Development


      PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer
      Specialty: Transit Corridors
      Closing Date: 5-SEPT-17
      Salary Grade: HAA
      Salary Range: $136,011 - $171,018 - $205,005
      External/Internal: EXTERNAL
      At Will**

      Basic Function:
      Plans, directs, and manages the performance of an assigned organizational unit or function within Countywide Planning and Development
      How to apply: To apply, visit Metro’s website at and complete an online Employment Applicationof

    • Central Midlands Transit - Compliance/Civil Rights Officer


      Location: Columbia, South Carolina
      Salary: $65,000 - $85,000

      The COMET is seeking a Compliance/Civil Rights Officer (CCRO) to prevent unethical, illegal or improper conduct within the organization, and among its contractual entities. The CCRO will interact with individuals from various areas within the organization and must be able to communicate effectively with them regarding concerns related to DBE, ADA, Title VI, EEO compliance and Civil Rights.

      Under the supervision of The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority d/b/a/ The COMET’s Executive Director, the Compliance/Civil Rights Officer (CCRO) will plan, organize, manage, coordinate and direct compliance activities involved with contractual oversight, contract disputes, deficiencies and lack of supported documentation required for reporting purposes. The CCRO will also be responsible for ensuring adherence to COMET policies and procedures, as well as required local, state and federal guidelines and regulations.

      To view the complete job description and requirements and apply go to

      The COMET is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • Sound Transit - Job Opportunities


      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:
      • Quality Assurance Engineer (Design & Construction Projects) - Job #17-01029
      • Senior Quality Assurance Engineer (CIVIL ENGINEERING) - Job #16-100600
      • Senior Quality Assurance Engineer (Transit/Traffic or Systems Engineering) - Job #16-100580
      • Transit Systems Testing Manager - Job #17-01120
      • Senior Systems Engineer (Rail Vehicles) - Job #17-01129
      • Construction Manager (Transit Systems) - Job #17-01015
      • Engineering Standards Manager - Job #17-01107
      • System Safety & Assurance Specialist (Rail Vehicles) - Job #17-01135
      • Train Control Engineering Manager - Job #17-01074
      • Project Manager (East Link) - Job #17-01134

      For complete job details and to apply, go to:

      Sound Transit is an equal opportunity employer. We place a high value on, and are committed to, diversity within our organization and leadership.

    • City of Tempe - Facility Maintenance Team Leader


      (Public Works/ Transportation Division - Transit)
      The Facility Maintenance Team Leader assigned to the Transit in the Transportation Division leads and participates in the work of Public Works’ Transit Facilities staff; coordinates related activities and projects; and identifies, analyzes and resolves problems related to daily operations and maintenance
      Salary Range:  $24.543 - $33.133 per hour
      Work Schedule:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

      For the complete job bulletin, job description and minimum requirements please visit our website at

    • Community Transit - Executive Board Administrator

      Salary Range:  $83,239 TO $116,534 Annually

      First Consideration given to applications submitted by September 4, 2017

      This newly created position will provide professional support to the Board of Directors and Office of the CEO, researching and preparing information and materials for board members. The ideal candidate will be familiar with applicable state and federal laws and regulations as well as other official guidance and will advise the board of directors, accordingly. Having experience working with elected officials, governing boards or as a paralegal is a plus, as is being certification as a Municipal Clerk. If you believe that you can capably provide direction, guidance, administrative office support and have the strong writing skills to support our Board of Directors, CEO and Executive Department Staff, visit our website for the complete job description and qualifications and apply today!
      Visit us online for the complete job description and to apply!
      Community Transit provides a tobacco-free and drug-free work environment.  As a recipient of federal funds, Community Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on any basis prohibited by Federal, State or Local law.  We value and encourage diversity in our workforce.   EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

    • American Public Transportation Association - President & CEO

      ​American Public Transportation Association (APTA)
      President & CEO

      The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) headquartered in Washington, DC is seeking a dynamic and experienced transportation executive who has proven leadership, management and advocacy skills to serve as its President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO). APTA is a non-profit organization that serves 1,500 members including both public and private sector organizations across North America. APTA’s mission is to strengthen and improve public transportation, and serve and lead its diverse membership through advocacy, innovation and information sharing.

      This position serves as the Chief Executive for the Association and is the face of the public transportation industry. The President/CEO reports to a 104-member Board of Directors, manages approximately 86 employees and oversees an operating budget of $25 million.

      The President & CEO must be a strong communicator, have a high degree of integrity, be open and transparent and capable of unifying a large and diverse community with varying needs and interests. While addressing member needs, the President & CEO must be the industry’s voice and have a strong and visible presence at the US DOT, Congress and other federal agencies. The President & CEO must manage the needs of  both public and private sector members  including those of large legacy systems, midsize urban and rural systems and small transit properties.. Additionally, the President & CEO must be a good manager who is capable of delegating, empowering, motivating and encouraging the success of all APTA employees.
      Interested candidates should have a minimum of 10 years of senior and executive management experience in a public or private transportation related business, organization, association or otherwise.

      Candidates with experience reporting directly to a Board of Directors or working regularly with a Board of Directors in their executive capacity is a plus. Additionally, candidates should have extensive government relations experience and possess a proven ability to lead advocacy efforts nationally.  Interested candidates must be able to travel extensively both nationally and internationally.

      To obtain additional information or to submit a resume, please contact Gregg A. Moser at

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

      LOCATION: Golden Gate Bridge Administration Building (near Toll Plaza)
      San Francisco, CA
      SALARY RANGE: $81,929.12 - $99,025.68 Annual Salary + Benefits (40 Hour Workweek)

      Employee pays up to 7% of salary/wage toward CalPERS retirement plan
      OPEN TO: ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS OPENINGS: 1 and to Create an Eligibility List
      DATE POSTED: August 1, 2017
      CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled (First Review of Applicants 8/22/17)
      NOTE: This position is being reposted. Applicants who have already applied need not reapply. All applications will be considered for this position.
      Under general direction of the Director of Capital and Grant Programs, performs a variety of complex financial, analytical and administrative functions to support development, implementation, and management of the District’s capital and grant programs. Department work activities include: long-range capital program and fixed asset planning; annual capital budget development, accounting, monitoring, analysis, and reporting; grant program development, implementation, accounting and administration; and, related legislative monitoring, analysis and reporting. This position collaborates with District and outside agency staffs in order to meet program goals and objectives.
      MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: A combination of college level training and position related experience equivalent to:
      • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field. Additional qualifying experience on a year per year basis may be substituted in lieu of degree.
      • Minimum of one year of recent (must be within the last three years), progressive and verifiable professional experience in financial or management analysis or equivalent experience including capital budget, capital program planning or grants administration.
      • Must possess intermediate level of skill using computers and application software, specifically all Microsoft Office application (Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word).
      • Responsible for assisting in activities related to capital and grant program development and administration. The responsibilities are focused primarily on grant and capital programming, monitoring, administration, audits, financial analysis, and specifically include, but are not limited to, the following:
      • Develop the District’s Annual Capital budget in Excel using pivot tables, macros and advanced Excel formulas (Lookup, SumIf, etc.), including coordinating annual capital budget project solicitation & review with Division Managers & staff, and review and analyze project costs, justifications & schedules
      • Manage ongoing tracking and internal/external reporting of capital project budgets and expenditures, including preparing monthly capital expenditure reports for the Board of Directors through District’s financial management system (IFAS)
      • Maintain the District’s ten-year capital and fixed asset replacement plan including coordinating development of project-level descriptions, budgets, cash flow, implementation schedules, and program-level descriptions, priorities, financial analyses, and reports
      • Assist in planning, programming, organizing and implementing the District’s grant program activities including: researching potential grant opportunities, developing grant funding strategies and identifying projects for specific grant programs; completing necessary grant programming and application materials; preparing grant related reports for the Board of Directors; tracking the drawdown of funds by grant program and project; and coordinating lobbying activities associated with earmark funds
      • Assist in grant contract administration activities including: developing grant contract documents; administering grant rules, regulations and requirements; developing grant amendment requests; tracking project activities, and preparing project status reports for granting agencies, District management, and the Board of Directors
      • Assist in the development of the District’s capital element of Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), Regional Transit Capital Inventory (RTCI), Program of Projects (POP), Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Transit Asset Management (TAM), including development and input of project and fixed asset replacement information
      • Assist with internal and external financial or grant-related audits and reviews of the District’s capital, grant, fixed asset, or other related programs and facilitate the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Triennial Review
      • Assist in writing and reviewing staff reports for the Board of Directors that may impact the capital budget and/or the District’s grant funds
      • Work with project managers, department heads, accounting and finance staff to resolve any grant, project, or budget discrepancies or issues
      • Evaluate and develop standardized procedures for internal capital and grants related functions to streamline work processes and maximize office efficiency and productivity
      • May represent the District’s interests at federal, state, and local meetings
      • Regular and reliable attendance and high-level job performance is required
      • Ability to work collaboratively in a team atmosphere as well as perform tasks independently
      • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative professional work relationships with District and outside agency staff
      • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
      • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple work tasks while meeting critical deadlines
      • Must be detail-oriented as well as able to understand the “big picture”
      • Must be open to learning new concepts in an ever-changing environment
      • Ability to carry out short- and long-range assignments and see them through to completion
      • Ability to understand, interpret, and apply complex rules, regulations, and legal provisions governing fiscal functions and grant programs
      • Ability to interpret and analyze legislative proposals and their potential impact on the District’s capital and operating programs and grant opportunities
      • Ability to write in a clear, concise and persuasive manner
      • Ability to learn principles and practices relating to budget programs and systems management
      • Ability to identify & research issues & develop sound strategies and options for implementing solutions
      • Ability to use personal computer spreadsheet and word processing software to develop spreadsheets, graphs, and reports – intermediate/advanced Excel
      • Must possess and maintain a current, valid California driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
      Failure to meet any of the requirements stated below may result in rejection of your application.
      TO APPLY:
      For directions and general information, visit our website
      Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. NO PHONE CALLS.
      Applicants must apply online by the deadline date. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
      • GGBHTD Online Employment Application
      • Supplemental Questionnaire (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)
      • Cover Letter (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)
      • Resume (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)
      • Supplemental Questionnaire
      • Skills Assessment Examination (Excel)
      • Oral Panel Interview
      • Department interview for final candidates
      • Background, Employment and Security Investigation
      ** The District will invite only those candidates whose qualifications MOST CLOSELY MATCH the position requirements to continue in the selection process. CAPITAL AND GRANT PROGRAMS ANALYST (PS101123)

      It is the policy of the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District to take all personnel actions on the basis of merit and other job-related factors, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), disability: physical or mental, age (40 and older), genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation and identity, medical condition, political affiliation or military status.
      Applicants with Disabilities: The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts to accommodate applicants with disabilities to complete the Employment Application and in any job-related examination process. If you have special needs, please call (415) 257-4521 (Human Resources). The District’s telecommunications device (TDD) for Persons with Hearing Disabilities is (415) 257-4554.
      Revised 03/17/2014 SS

    • Metrolink - Job Opportunities


      Senior Contract and Compliance Administrator
      $78,048.00 - $121,965.00 Annually
      Seeking a temporary Senior Contract and Compliance Administrator who will perform professional and complex contract administration, and ensure compliance by assisting SCRRA departments with the development and evaluation of contract proposals, and providing guidance in the ongoing administration and compliance of a variety of existing contracts. Requires BA/BS and six years of experience performing professional contract administration and compliance work. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.

      Train Control Network Engineer

      $78,048.00 - $121,965.00 Annually
      The Train Control Network Engineer will provide oversight of the CAD/PTC network and communication systems. The ideal candidate for this position will define strategic and tactical technology solutions; justify and implement these solutions and assure the computing infrastructure in place is stable and available to meet the needs of the organization. Requires BA/BS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Network Engineering or a closely related field and five years of experience as a Network Engineer performing similar job duties. This is a continuous recruitment with the first review of applications occurring on 08/11/17. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.

      Director, Train Control Systems

      $118,554.00 - $185,251.00 Annually
      The Director, Train Control Systems will provide strategic and tactical direction to the railroad’s advanced train control and communication systems. The ideal candidate will have experience with various train control systems and processes necessary to support the safe, reliable and efficient operation of the trains. Requires BA/BS in Technology, Engineering, Computer Science or a closely related field, ten years of experience for a Class 1, Intercity Passenger, or Commuter Railroad employee and five years of supervisory level work experience in a 24/7 railroad operations center directing a team that provides operational support. This is a continuous recruitment with the first review of applications occurring on 08/10/17.

      Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. For additional information and to apply, visit:

    • Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation - Director of Engineering & Construction


      The Director of Engineering & Construction will play a key role in shaping major capital projects for IPTC in support of the 70% expansion, 3 new rapid transit lines, and redeploying the entire local bus network to a high frequency grid for the City of Indianapolis and Marion County. The incumbent will oversee the final engineering and construction phases for capital projects including the oversight of consultants and IPTC employees.

      To see a full job description and complete an application,
      please visit:

    • City of Charlottesville - Assistant Operations Manager, Maintenance


      Application Deadline: September 1, 2017 at 5pm EST.
      Apply online at:

      Under the direction of the Transit Manager, performs complex technical and administrative work supervising the daily servicing, maintenance and repair of the City of Charlottesville’s transportation division’s vehicles. Ensures assigned division’s focus on efficiencies, customer service, compliance and safety. Primarily and most frequently the work done here is performed independently, with diverse functional
      areas and more specialization and ability to train others. The starting hiring range is $54,870.40 to $71,364.80 annually.

      Minimum Qualifications:

      - Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college. (Minimally, a high school diploma or GED plus four years of highly relevant experience may be substituted as equivalent.)
      - At least three years of supervisory/management experience in transit, heavy vehicle maintenance or related field.
      - Must obtain a Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia within 6 months of hire. (To view our driving eligibility
      requirements, go to the ‘About City Jobs’ section of our FAQs on the HR webpage)
      - Depending on assignment, one or more of the following endorsements may be required: Air Brakes, Passenger Bus, School Bus.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      - Experience in procuring buses funded by federal and state grants preferred.

      To view a more complete job posting and to apply, visit our employment website at Applications are only accepted online through our website listed and only until the closing date of the position on September 1, 2017 at 5pm EST. The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • North Central Texas Council of Governments - Senior/Principal Transportation Planners, Transit


      The Transportation Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking Senior- or Principal-level Transportation Planners to assume leadership roles in planning for public transportation and in implementing transit projects. Applicants wishing to be considered for either the Senior- and/or Principal-level positions should apply online at To be considered for any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings. All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience as well as a current resume.

      The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG’s purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG)
      has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning
      area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.

      The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility and innovation.

    • Capital Area Transportation Authority - CEO/Executive Director


      How would you like to live and work in a vibrant and extremely affordable part of the country? In 2015 ranked Lansing fourth out of its Ten Most Affordable Places to Live, citing a cost of living eight percent below the national average and a median home value of $85,000 (nearly 33% below most major cities). KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by CATA to recruit its next CEO/Executive Director. This is an exciting opportunity in which an exceptional candidate will implement the strategic vision of CATA’s Board; assume responsibility for the planning, direction, and coordination of staff and the development, operation, maintenance, and enhancement of services, facilities, and equipment; and liaise with local, regional, state and federal entities including Michigan State University relating to public transportation. The new CEO will supervise all CATA employees with direct reporting by the Deputy CEO, Director of Operations, Director of Maintenance, Director of Finance, Director of Marketing, Director of IT Services, Human Resources Manager, Executive Secretary, Safety Manager and the Customer Service Manager. At a minimum, candidates should have a Bachelor’s (Master’s preferred); ten years of progressive management and leadership experience (five-plus in all phases of public transit); knowledge of federal/state/local laws, legislative mandates, policies,
      and guidelines related to public agency administration; knowledge of principles and practices of leadership (including employee and labor relations, motivation, training, delegation, and discipline); and the ability to communicate effectively, handle details, meet deadlines, and work effectively to serve the communities in the CATA service area. A combination of experience, education, and training may be considered. CATA offers an attractive compensation, benefits, and relocation package. As an equal opportunity
      employer CATA values diversity at all levels of its workforce — women and minorities are encouraged to apply. To be considered, go to, select the CATA listing, and upload a letter of interest, resume, 4-5 professional references, and a salary history. Additional information about the region, organization, and desired leadership skills and attributes is available on the KL2 site. If you have additional questions please contact Jeff Popovich directly at

    • Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District - Budget and Program Analyst

      Position is located in San Francisco, CA
      SALARY RANGE: $96,387.20 - $116,500.80 annually plus excellent benefits

      Employee pays up to 7% of salary/wage toward
      CalPERS retirement plan
      DATE POSTED: August 3, 2017
      CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled (First Review of
      Applications is on 8/24/17)
      OPEN TO: All Qualified Applicants
      OPENINGS: 1 Vacancy and to Create an Eligibility List


      Under general direction of the Director of Budget
      and Electronic Revenue Collection and the Auditor-Controller, responsible for assisting with the preparation of the District’s budget and participating in complex, sensitive, and detailed analytical work in the areas of budgets, finances, program operation and economic, regulatory and administrative policy. Provides internal customer service by assisting managers and executive level staff in complex analysis, operational problem-solving, and budget preparation/monitoring. Performs other position-related duties as assigned.
      • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Public or Business Administration or related field from an accredited college or university. Master’s Degree in a related field is highly desirable. Additional qualifying position-related experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis in lieu of the education requirement.
      • Minimum of 3-5 years of progressive full-time, recent position-related experience in budget preparation, budget analysis, financial analysis, operations analysis, or relevant administrative policy analysis.
      • Experience in the public sector, working with teams and facilitation skills is desirable.
      • Experience in examining large capital contracts is desirable.
      • Must possess and maintain a current, valid California Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record.
      • Must have sufficient strength to lift and carry boxes of materials weighing up to 30 pounds
      • Most work is conducted in an office environment
      • Must be flexible in working to meet short turnaround deadlines
      • Performs a wide variety of financial analysis, including financial forecasting, revenue projection, revenue analysis, modeling and cost/benefit analysis.
      • Performs special studies for the District, and coordinates assigned activities with other District departments, divisions, and outside agencies.
      • Coordinates and creates the annual financial projections for the District.
      • Analyzes financial impacts of District plans, facilities, services, operations, expenditures, funding programs, and strategies.
      • Coordinates and assists in the preparation of the District’s budget including baseline projections, objectives and performance measures.
      • Works with other managers to assist in preparing the departmental budgetary requests.
      • Maintains and tracks the budget issues in financial systems that include budget transfers, budget adjustments, and monthly budget reports.
      • Examines current program operations and makes recommendations to management on efficiency and effectiveness improvements as well as implement the solution as assigned.
      • Reviews contracts and provides technical assistance to staff on financially related policies, procedures, and requirements.
      • Analyzes existing and proposed administrative financial policies and procedures.
      • Performs regular and year-end budgetary analysis for management and the Board of Directors.
      • Provides cost evaluations and financial advice to District management, and written reports that provide Board of Directors, District Officers, and managers with alternative action plans to make sound fiscal decisions.
      • Provides financial analysis of operating systems.
      • Assists in examining all fiscal analysis performed on decisions before the Board of Directors for clarity and accuracy.
      • Reviews District operations relative to cost and benefit and industry benchmarks.
      • Plans, coordinates, researches, and prepares reports for special studies such as impact on revenues, cost reduction, and operating and capital budget analysis.
      • Performs complex administrative and financial analyses, including problem identification, selection of methodology, evaluation of alternative solutions, and presentation of findings to management.
      • Creates and maintains complex data sets to trend, analyze, and make recommendations.
      • Leads, advises, or supports others when assigned to special projects.
      • Performs additional related duties as assigned.
      • Regular and reliable attendance and performance is required.
      • Governmental fiscal and financial management principles, methods, and systems.
      • Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration; statistical techniques; pertinent federal, state, and local regulations; principles and procedures of financial record keeping and reporting; and technical report writing styles.
      • Principles, procedures, and methods of government auditing desirable.
      • Implementing or converting to enterprise wide automated budgeting and accounting systems desirable.
      • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint),Microsoft Access, and computerized accounting systems and controls.
      • Understand business operations, administrative functions, and support functions in the context of analyzing the data.
      • Make practical and operations recommendations or financial recommendation after reviewing the data.
      • Ask the appropriate question to get to the resolution of the issue or topic.
      • Reason logically and creatively as well as utilize a variety of analytical techniques to resolve complex and specialized managerial issues; develop sound solutions to management problems; persuade, justify, and project consequences of decisions and/or recommendations; consult with and advise management on a wide variety of issues; deal tactfully and persuasively with others in controversial situations; plan, organize, and conduct work assignments under minimal direction; collect, interpret, and evaluate data of a complex and specialized nature.
      • Demonstrate High level of analytical skills required to find solutions to complex budget, financial, administrative, and technical issues.
      • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills; strong management and organizational ability; knowledge of District financial functions; critical and analytical thinking, and time management abilities.
      • Collect, synthesize, and analyze a wide variety of information while using discretion.
      • Plan, prepare, review, and present clear and concise findings and reports to management.
      • Maintain effective professional relationships at all organizational levels, with District Officers, managers, and with other agencies.
      • Demonstrate business acumen, integrity, and good judgement.
      • Effectively use a personal computer and learn the software applicable to the department.
      • Demonstrate exceptional analytical aptitude, be detail oriented as well as understand broad perspectives.
      • Work in a team environment as well as independently.
      • Work in a fast-paced environment.
      Failure to meet any of the requirements stated may result in rejection of your application.
      TO APPLY:
      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
      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.
      1. GGBHT Online Employment Application
      2. Resume (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)
      3. Supplemental Questionnaire (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)
      • Assessment of education, training, and experience
      • Oral Panel Interview
      • Department 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.
      08/03/2017 MP

      Human Resources Administration Human Resources
      Department GGBHTD
      1011 Andersen Drive
      San Rafael, CA 94901-5318

    • Transdev - Vice President of Safety


      The Vice President of Safety will provide overall strategic direction and leadership in establishing a safety sensitive culture for all divisions of Transdev North America, which includes Transit, Rail, IntelliRide and OnDemand. This role will be primarily responsible for the creation of Safety policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with all FTA, DOT, and OSHA standards, and the development and implementation of training and safety programs. All of which will reinforce our safety efforts and contribute to a system-wide reduction of accidents and injuries.

      The successful candidate will have proven ability to drive safety strategy through the use of data collection and synthesis. Additionally, you will have executive level experience within safety with a proven ability and desire to collaborate with key internal stakeholders, influence senior leadership, and positively impact business results.

      Education, Licensing, and Certifications:
      • Bachelor’s degree in business, advanced degree preferred.
      • Certified Safety & Security Director, WSO-CSSD or transit specific certification preferred.
      • 5 years of Executive Level experience in Public Transportation safety.
      • 8 years of Management experience within Public Transportation.
      Skills and Knowledge Required:
      • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
      • Ability to analyze safety and financial data.
      • Knowledgeable of FTA, DOT, and OSHA standards.

      Travel requirement outside of immediate area 75%

      Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.

      Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

      Apply Link:

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