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 Classifieds for April 7, 2014

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  • Bids/Proposals

    • Mass Transportation Authority - RFP

      RFP 2013-34: 35’ LPG POWERED LIFT EQUIPPED OPTIONAL MEDIUM DUTY TRANSIT BUSES
      The Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) is seeking Proposals for the purchase and delivery of up to 15, LPG Powered, lift equipped optional, 35’ medium duty transit buses in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in RFP #2013-34.
       
      Sealed proposals must be received by the MTA, located at 1401 S. Dort Hwy, Flint, MI 48503 at the Admin. Bldg. on or before 3:00 P.M. (EST), Friday, May 30, 2014. Proposal documents can be obtained on or after March 28, 2014. For more information and to request a copy of this RFP please visit www.mtaflint.org/Purchasing.
       
      The MTA reserves the right to waive any informality in the request for proposals; to reject any or all proposals; and to make any award which it considers to be in the best interest of the MTA. The MTA reserves the right to use whatever reasonable and prudent evaluation techniques it deems appropriate. Proposals and subsequent offers shall be valid for a period of 90 days.
       
      Funding for this project is provided through Federal and State Grants.

    • Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe - RFP

      ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING DESIGN SERVICES FOR FIXED-ROUTE MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS FACILITY RENOVATION AND EXPANSION

      The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County, Reno, Nevada (RTC) is issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for qualified consultants to provide Architectural and Engineering Design Services for its fixed-route Maintenance and Operations facility Renovation and Expansion project in Reno, Nevada. A copy of the detailed Request for Proposal, including the necessary submittal requirements, became available on April 2, 2014, from www.ebidexchange.com/rtc.
       
      A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the Boardroom at the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County located at 2050 Villanova Drive, Reno, Nevada. Proposals will be accepted until 3:00 PM (PDT), Tuesday, May 13, 2014.
       
      LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

    • County of Rockland - RFB

      NOTICE TO BIDDERS

      Sealed bids will be received by the Director of Purchasing for the County of Rockland, Bldg. A, 2nd Floor, 50 Sanatorium Rd., Pomona, NY 10970 for:
       
      Addendum # 6 for RFB-FTA-RC-2014-009 Paratransit Buses, 22-24’ with 158/159” Wheel Base

      Extended Opening: 4/17/14 @ 3:00 pm

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

      DATED: 4/7/14
      COUNTY OF ROCKLAND, POMONA, NY 10970
      BY: PAUL J. BRENNAN, CPPO
      DIRECTOR OF PURCHASING

  • Help Wanted

    • Sacramento Regional Transit District - Chief Counsel

      The Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief Counsel. The Chief Counsel is appointed by the RT Board of Directors and serves as the District’s chief legal officer, advising the Board and executive staff on a broad range of legal matters and managing the District’s nine-member legal department.

      This is an outstanding opportunity for a visionary leader to play a key role in one of California’s largest public transit districts. RT’s Chief Counsel helps shape our future through proven leadership, critical thinking, sound judgment, and ethical standards. To be considered, please submit an RT application as well as cover letter and resume no later than Friday, May 2, 2014. Please see our website at www.sacrt.com for more details.

    • Montgomery County Department of Transportation - Rapid Transit System Development Manager

      MONTGOMERY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
      ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
      RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
      $78,794 - $143,037

      This position provides overall coordination and program management for the advancement of the Countywide Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) plan, the Purple Line, and the Corridor Cities Transitway (CCT) that are strategic mission critical functions.

      To view the job posting and submit an application, please visit Montgomery County Government’s Career website at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/ careers and click on Search Jobs. You will find the job posting under the Managerial Executive job category – IRC 13997 (Closing Date 4/19/14). EOE:M/F/D.

    • Broward County Transit Division - Transit Complilance Manager

      The Broward County Transit Division, a public transportation service of the Broward County Commission located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is seeking to fill the position of Transit Compliance Manager. This position reports to the Transit Division Director and manages a small staff of professional, technical and clerical support personnel, and is responsible for monitoring all program and grant activity of the Division for Compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations such as the Buy America program, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program (DBE), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action, Title VI (Service/Delivery Benefits), FTA Drug and Alcohol Testing programs, workers’ compensation claims, bus system safety and security plans; responds to compliance reviews and audits, and all Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for the Division and other assigned areas.
       
      This position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meeting with the Division Director, and develops and implements compliance strategies and plans for Broward County Transit, one of the largest transit systems in Florida. The incumbent develops policies, standards and methods to process and implement reporting and audit procedures to measure the effectiveness of Civil Rights plans, such as DBE, Title VI, ADA, and EEO programs; prepares updates to these Civil Rights plans; oversees preparation of position statements for transit employee charges of discrimination filed internally or with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC); reviews all transit procurements for contract compliance with FTA and County requirements; attends pre-bid meetings to explain FTA program requirements; advises on ADA issues relating to transit service. The Compliance Manager uses manual and automated processes to collect the required data, performs analyses of the content for reporting purposes and for initiation of corrective action. The position manages the staff of the unit, providing guidance and direction, performing performance evaluations. S/he interacts regularly and routinely with other units within the Division such as Operations, Maintenance, Customer Relations, Grants Management, Service and Capital Planning, Human Resources, and with other County Departments such as Purchasing, County Attorney, Information Technology, Accounting, and others. The incumbent functions as a representative of the Transit Division and a liaison between the division, Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), other Broward County departments, elected officials, the general public and the media, and is responsible for adhering to FTA, FDOT, and other reporting schedules. This position works in cooperation and collaboration with various governmental agencies including other regional transit systems.

      The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communications skills, a strong analytical background, strong computer skills and familiarity with automated compliant systems and data base use and retrieval. Management experience in a union environment is preferred.

      Requirements include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business or public administration, employment law, accounting, or closely related field, and six (6) years of high level management experience in transit or transportation operations, including four (4) years of relevant experience in the supervisory aspects of the work, or an equivalent combination of relevant training and experience. Previous experience in public transit in the fields of procurement and contract law, and familiarity with 49 CFR Part 26, DBE regulations, and requirements, ADA, EEO/Affirmative Action and/or governmental compliance is preferred. Legal training in contracts or law degree preferred. Candidates must pass a background/criminal investigation and pre-employment physical with drug screening.

      Resumes (profiles) and other information submitted in response to this advertisement are public records pursuant to Chapter 119, Florida Statutes. Profiles should reflect years and months of experience in positions held, and the size of staff and budgets managed with dates for positions held. You may apply for this position online at http://www.broward.org/careers/Pages/welcome.htm. The closing date for the position is April 17, 2014. You may also follow us on Linkedin and Twitter to find out about positions as they become available: LinkedIn Company Page: http://www.linkedin.com/company/11835; LinkedIn Showcase Careers Page: http://www.linkedin.com/company/3606333; Twitter: http://twitter.com/BrowardCareers
      Should there be any questions, contact Alex Little, Human Resources Officer at (954) 357-8307 or by email at alittle@broward.org.

    • Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority - Manager, Rail Maintenance

      MANAGER, RAIL MAINTENANCE
      JOB NUMBER 020-14-N
      The Manager of Rail Maintenance is a highly responsible supervisory position with delegated administrative duties inherent in coordinating a large and extensive rail system, facilities maintenance and repair program.

       
      Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering is preferred, or a related field and five (5) years experience in the operation of a rail maintenance facility, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

      Interested persons should visit www.nfta.com to view complete job description.

      To Apply: Submit an NFTA Employment Application, resume and cover letter to:
      Human Resources
      Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority
      181 Ellicott Street
      Buffalo, NY 14203
      DEADLINE: April 18, 2014
      M/F/D/V/EOE

    • Cape Ann Transportation Authority - Deputy Administrator/Planner

      DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR/PLANNER
      CAPE ANN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
      GLOUCESTER, MA

      Salary: $65,000 plus generous fringe benefits
      Closing Date: By 4:00pm April 30, 2014

      Deputy Administrator/Planner
      - The Deputy Administrator/Planner, under the general direction of the Administrator submits reports to the Federal and State Governments, compiles, analyzes information for the development of fixed route and paratransit bus service, prepares and administers Federal and State Grants, prepares long range programs for expenditures of capital and operating funds.

      Candidate Qualifications - Must have considerable knowledge of transportation management and operation and considerable knowledge of computer operations.

      DESIRABLE TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE - Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Political Science, Government or Business Administration, Two years progressive experience as a planner for a government agency; Transportation experience preferred: (2) years experience may be substituted for (1) year of college or any combination of education and experience.

      Applications may be filed electronically or mail letter to
      Paul F. Talbot, Administrator,
      Cape Ann Transportation Authority
      3 Pond Road
      Gloucester MA 01930
      Phone (978) 283-1886
      Email Ptalbot70@hotmail.com
      Website: www.canntran.com

    • Sound Transit - Commuter Rail Mechanical Superintendent

      SOUND TRANSIT
      COMMUTER RAIL MECHANICAL SUPERINTENDENT
      JOB #13-00437

      SALARY: $79,626.00 - $99,533.00 Annually
      OPENING DATE: 03/25/13
      CLOSING DATE: 04/30/14, 5:00 PM
      GENERAL PURPOSE:
      Under general direction, oversees and coordinates the maintenance and operations of the Sounder system including maintenance strategies and modifications of the equipment, procurement for special projects, signals, and track inspections; responsible for quality assurance/quality control for the Sounder program; ensures adherence to all regulations of the Sounder trains including the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and any other state or local regulations; plans for the future needs for the expansion of the Sounder system including equipment, facility, and overhaul requirements; oversees and ensures contract adherence and requirements for the three major contractors: rail operations, fleet maintenance, and signal maintenance; and provides additional assistance to division/department as assigned.
      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      Education and Experience:
      Bachelors Degree in engineering, transportation planning, business administration, or closely related field and five years of railroad project management/supervisory experience that includes contract administration and compliance functions; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
      For complete job details and to apply, go to http://www.soundtransit.org/About-Sound-Transit/Jobs.xml
      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 - Positions Available

      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:
      • Design and Construction Contracts Specialist (Job# 14-00459)
      • Senior Contracts Specialist (Job# 14-00476)
      For complete job details and to apply, go to http://www.soundtransit.org/About-Sound-Transit/Jobs.xml
      Sound Transit is an equal opportunity employer. We place a high value on, and are committed to, diversity within our organization and leadership.

    • Metrolink - Positions Available

      METROLINK – MECHANICAL COMPLIANCE OFFICER,
      PTC/OPERATIONS COMPLIANCE OFFICER
      Metrolink is now actively recruiting a Mechanical Compliance Officer for the Positive Train Control group and Operations is seeking an Operations Compliance Officer.

      To learn more about these positions, and to apply online, please visit: http://www.metrolinktrains.com/agency/careers.

    • Americans for Transit - Executive Director

      EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, AMERICANS FOR TRANSIT

      Americans for Transit, a non-profit based in Washington DC, founded by the Amalgamated Transit Union and Good Jobs First in 2012 to create, strengthen and unite transit rider-organizing campaigns, seeks next executive director.
       
      Applicants must have: Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice; Knowledge of grassroots community organizing in transit-dependent communities; Knowledge of public transportation policy; Proven non-profit fundraising ability; An undergraduate college degree or equivalent experience; Non-profit experience. Some travel necessary. Salary commensurate with qualifications. Health and dental insurance, retirement contribution, paid vacation and federal holidays. Women and people of color encouraged to apply info@americansfortransit.org.

    • Sound Transit - Central Link Transportation Manager

      SOUND TRANSIT
      CENTRAL LINK TRANSPORTATION MANAGER
      JOB #14-00456
      SALARY: $87,788.00 - $109,735.00 Annually
      OPENING DATE: 03/25/14
      CLOSING DATE: 04/28/14, 5:00 PM

      GENERAL PURPOSE:
      Under general direction, manages, supervises, and coordinates the oversight and auditing of the Agency contractor operator for Central Link light rail train service; develops, manages and audits annual operating budget; responsible for the operational design criteria and identifies and sets up operational requirements for systems and civil designs; establishes train service requirements and associated schedules and headways; reviews design submittals, fire/life safety elements of the system, coordination of design and service elements with both internal and external stake holders, such as cities, county, emergency responder services, and systems interfaces for operational functionality; develops Operations Plans and Fleet Management Plans for the existing lines and plans for future lines; provides leadership to the division in support of department/division goals and assures adherence to goals, policies, and procedures; and represents the division/department in both internal and external venues as assigned.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      Education and Experience:
      Bachelors Degree in engineering, planning, facilities management, business administration, or closely related field and six years of management experience in rail transit system planning and operations, project management, and working with designers of rail transit systems that includes three years of staff supervisory, budgetary, and management responsibility, preferably in a transit/transportation related environment with multiple facility/office locations; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
      For complete job details and to apply, go to http://www.soundtransit.org/About-Sound-Transit/Jobs.xml
      Sound Transit is an equal opportunity employer. We place a high value on, and are committed to, diversity within our organization and leadership.

    • Pioneer Valley Transit Authority - Deputy Administrator of Operations

      DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR OF OPERATIONS
      PIONEER VALLEY TRANSIT AUTHORITY, SPRINGFIELD, MA.

      The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority, located in Springfield, Massachusetts, has excellent career opportunity for a high energy transit professional. Reporting directly to the Administrator, the Deputy Administrator of Operations is responsible for overseeing all transit service activities (operations) and coordinating activities among fixed route and paratransit service providers; acts as PVTA’s primary contact person for all service-related/operational issues and ensures high quality customer service and exemplary, cost-efficient service delivery; establishes and implements comprehensive leadership and development initiatives for staff and service providers using a customer-focused approach consistent with PVTA’s mission and vision. This position provides direct supervision to PVTA’s Transit Services Department including ADA transportation, Mobility Services, Claims Management, and safety and security.

      Bachelors degree required, advanced degree s preferred; knowledge of principles and practices of management within a public transit system; supervision, including employee relations, performance management, employee motivation and training, working knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations related to public transit system operations; basic understanding of procurement and grant application processes; strong contract and project management skills; skilled in professional report writing techniques; at least 5 years of public transit management experience along with demonstrated experience leading, motivating and supervising others. Salary range 95K with excellent benefits package.
      Prior to submitting your cover letter and resume (include salary preference), please review a detailed position description and qualification requirements on our website at www.pvta.com under Careers. Upload resume via our website or mail to: PVTA, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 2808 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01107. EEO/DF/AA

    • Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority - Positions Available

      MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
      Davidson Transit Organization, the employment unit for Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority, is currently seeking candidates for Maintenance Supervisor. Under the direction of the Director of Maintenance, as the Maintenance Supervisor, you will be responsible for the daily supervision of the cleaning, repair and maintenance of buildings and grounds, as well as the maintenance and repair of revenue vehicles, service trucks and cars, and fare boxes.

      The successful candidate will possess a high school diploma and specialized training in facility maintenance as well as mechanical experience, preferably in bus maintenance. Supervisory experience is strongly desired and the ability to solve practical problems and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. The candidate will also be required to acquire the knowledge of the labor contract as well as federal, state, and local regulations.
      DTO is an EOE. Requests for ADA accommodations should be directed to our ADA Coordinator at the address below. Interested candidates should mail their resume to: Davidson Transit Organization, 430 Myatt Drive, Nashville, TN 37115. Fax resumes to 615-862-4126 and/or apply online at www.
      nashvillemta.org.

      OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR
      Under the direction of the Operations Manager, as the Operations Supervisor you will be responsible for the day-to-day monitoring of vehicles in passenger service to ensure highest quality and reliability of the services for our customers, and adherence to schedules and established safety standards and procedures through appropriate supervision. You will also be responsible for directly supervising a team of operators.

      The ideal candidate must have completed high school and/or possession of a GED certificate; have a valid Commercial Driver’s License, either prior to assuming this position or within a timeframe set forth by management. Supervisory experience is highly recommended. Bus operator experience is helpful. You will be required to gain knowledge of all bus routes, fare structures, safety procedures, standard operating procedures and labor contract within timeframe set by Operations Management.

      DTO is an EOE. Requests for ADA accommodations should be directed to our ADA Coordinator at the address below. Interested candidates should mail their resume to: Davidson Transit Organization, 430 Myatt Drive, Nashville, TN 37115. Fax resumes to 615-862-4126 and/or apply online at
      www.nashvillemta.org.

    • MTA NYC Transit - Chief Maintenance Officer

      MTA NYC Transit, which has the largest public agency bus fleet in North America, is searching for a senior transportation executive to serve as its Chief Maintenance Officer.
      The mission of this position is to direct the research, development & implementation of new technologies in bus design resulting in more effective, efficient, environmentally-friendly & safe buses, and an increase in 'Mean Distance Between Failure Rate.'
       
      This will include:
      • Leading both short & long-term planning of bus equipment development & maintenance practices.
      • Directing all activities related to Technical Services, Engineering, Research & Development, Customer Service, Bus Procurement, Vendor Inspection, Warranty, Quality Control, Production Planning & Maintenance program analysis. 
      • Administering state-of-the-art maintenance training and development programs for new and incumbent hourly/supervisory employees.
      • Managing contracts for delivery of training programs for MTA agencies/DOT.
      • Participating in labor/management negotiations.
       
      Requirements:
      Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Transportation Planning or a closely-related field and fifteen years of full time, related, experience, at least ten years of which must have been in a managerial/supervisory capacity or a satisfactory equivalent of the combined education/experience requirements.
       
      The ideal candidate will have:
      • 15 years experience in the inspection, maintenance and repair of vehicles (revenue & non-revenue), which use diesel, gasoline and alternative fuels.
      • Diverse technical knowledge of bus systems and maintenance practices.
      • Knowledge of transportation policies and procedures, contracts, rules and regulations and vehicle specifications.
      • Experience with labor/management negotiations.
      To apply, go to http://web.mta.info/nyct/hr/, click on Job Postings, click on Agree, Select MTA NYC Transit and search for Chief Maintenance Officer, Job ID:  79437
       
      MTA NYC Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
       

    • Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority - Director of Procurement & Grants

      DIRECTOR OF PROCUREMENT & GRANTS NEEDED!!!

      Summary:
        Under administrative direction from the Executive Director or Designee, this position is responsible for developing, projecting and monitoring all grant activities to include reporting of the NTD Data.  This position also is responsible for all activities associated with the agency’s procurement activities, to include supervising, training and insuring that the procurement officer has the tools necessary to complete the job requirements.  In addition, this position is required to perform tasks in the following areas: projection of county and municipality funding, oversight and management; communicate all financial related information and timely reporting to the Director of Finance and the Executive Director as required; and insure that internal or external communications, such as municipality contracts are disseminated timely.  Insures that all related policies and procedures within the Grants and Procurement areas are updated appropriately. Coordinate with other Directors to insure that any budgetary items are incorporated into any upcoming grant opportunities. Attend required workshops and network with peers in to keep up with industry standards.  Update all required grant reports and closeouts in a timely manner and as required by the FTA.  Provides Quality Assurance of all Procurement activities to insure compliance with FTA requirements.  Provides any training necessary to other directors and/or employees associated with grant or procurement activities to insure compliance.  Requirements: Must be able to read, write, and speak English; follow instructions; and pass pre-employment background check including DOT physical and drug screening.  Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Education/Experience: Master Degree in finance, public administration or business administration is preferred.  A Bachelor’s degree in finance, public administration, business administration, or related field from an accredited college or university is acceptable.  However, ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in federal or state grant management, finance and/or procurement may be substituted for a four year degree.  Licenses/Registrations: Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Alabama drivers’ license is required.  Any license that may be applicable such as; procurement certifications, grant writing certifications, project management certifications and etc…  Knowledge & Abilities: Grant development, projections and management principles; FTA Grant Making Rules and Regulations; Federal, state, and local financial management regulations, rules, and guidelines as it relates to public agencies; Federal procurement procedures and processes; Managerial accounting and financial practices as it relates to public agencies; Project Management, accounting, finance, legal, and budgeting/ forecasting processes; Procurement and grant training opportunities; General business practices, finance, accounting, and governmental funding principles; Leadership practices, conflict resolution, and mentoring principles; Supervisory and management responsibilities. For more information:  see description on our website www.bjcta.org. Submit applications and resumes: online at http://www.bjcta.org/director-of-grants-and-procurement/   Deadline: APRIL 18, 2014, 4:30 PM   EOE; BJCTA E-verifies

    • Long Beach Transit - Executive Director/Vice President of Transit Services Delivery and Planning

      CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
      Long Beach Transit is the major public transit carrier for the greater Long Beach area and its surrounding communities, a 98-square mile area south of Los Angeles and set on the coast-line of Southern California, serving nearly 29 million boarding passengers annually.  It is the mission of Long Beach Transit to provide public transportation services that enhance and improve the quality of life for the people in the community. In support of this mission, the Executive Director/Vice President of Transit Services Delivery and Planning is responsible for providing leadership and management of transit service delivery and service planning for the organization. This position is also responsible for the leadership and oversight of system security administration.  This position reports to the Deputy CEO.
       
      DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
      • Plans, organizes and implements work programs to effectively and efficiently ensure that the highest quality transit services are planned, developed and safely delivered by the organization.
      • Oversees the department management of the day-to-day operation of the fixed-route system, including the effective management of personnel and contractors for paratransit and water taxi services.
      • Conducts program, policy, and procedure review; performance analysis, and employee support; department administration; planning and development of current and future transit needs; and project oversight and management.
      • Evaluates, plans, and recommends ways to enhance service delivery, service planning, and the transit system’s effectiveness to manage costs, improve customer service, and increase efficiency.
      • Establishes strategies to enhance performance, improve morale, and engage managers, supervisors, and front-line staff in organizational goals and objectives.
      • Develops and reports performance indicators; reviews performance metrics to ensure achievement of high quality results for all transit services and transit planning related organizational goals and operational functions, including, but not limited to, customer satisfaction, on-time performance, and service delivery metrics.
      • Prepares annual operating and capital budget proposals and ensures monthly budget compliance for the department and the company.
      • Identifies new service opportunities, and participates in short- and long-range strategic planning and the effective implementation of transit service delivery and long term goals and objectives.
      • Directs the implementation of an on-going performance management system for supervisors and coach operators.
      • Advances staff through training, professional development and promotional opportunities.     
      • Reviews rules, policies, and procedures for accuracy, consistency and compliance with federal/state laws and regulations in the achievement of established transit goals, and for reporting performance indicators and other data to regulatory agencies as required.
      • Oversees the administration and implementation of collective bargaining agreements to ensure compliance and effective administration of the provisions and policies.
       
      QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
      • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, or related discipline from an accredited university. 
      • Possess eight (8) years of recent progressively responsible transit management experience in a mass transit environment, public or private. 
      • Experience in a labor union environment. 
      • Strong knowledge of transit management principles, practices, and industry trends. 
      • Knowledge of transportation management systems including AVL, GPS, fare collection and security systems.  Experience with scheduling software program, i.e., HASTUS and Trapeze is highly desirable. 
      • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered by the agency in lieu of the aforementioned. 
       
      SALARY STRUCTURE
      Long Beach Transit offers an excellent benefit package and competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
       
      Please apply on-line or submit application, resume and salary history via FAX:  562.599.8588
      or mail to: Jacqueline Gomez, 1963 E. Anaheim Street, Long Beach, CA 90813.
       
      An Equal Opportunity Employer
      Successful candidate must pass company physical, drug and alcohol test.

      Long Beach Transit 1963 E. Anaheim Street, Long Beach, California  90813
      www.lbtransit.com/Jobs/

  • Notices

    • CSR Qingdao Sifang Co., Ltd, (“CSR”) - MBE & WBE

      CSR QINGDAO SIFANG CO., LTD SEEKS MBE AND WBE SUBCONTRACTORS FOR MBTA RED & ORANGE LINE HEAVY DUTY RAIL VEHICLES – RFP NO. CAP 27-10
       
      CSR Qingdao Sifang Co., Ltd, (“CSR”) a Transit Vehicle Manufacturer with final assembly facilities in Massachusetts, is seeking MBE and WBEs certified by the Massachusetts Supplier Diversity Office to submit technical and commercial proposals for materials and services we may require to manufacture heavy duty rail vehicles. Potential supplier workscopes include interior linings, air conditioning equipment, brake controls, foundation brake equipment, window assemblies, communication equipment, lighting, seating, doors, door actuators and controls, wheelchair lifts and ramps, couplers and draft gear, trucks, journal bearings, axles, hardware, training manuals, transportation of passenger railcars and over-sized components, supplier-engineered and manufactured wire harnesses and metal fabrications, hardware, and other stipulated deliverables for installation on MBTA Red & Orange Line Heavy Duty Rail Vehicles. Potential suppliers of major railcar systems and components must have proven passenger railcar transit service experience. All suppliers’ manufacturing facilities shall be certified or compliant with the Quality Program requirements as directed by ANSI/ AQS Q9001, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, or demonstrate compliance with an equivalent program. Certified MA M/WBEs with these qualifications should contact Amanda Creighton, M/WBE Liaison, at altotech@verizon.net or by phone 609 780 5232.

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