The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is North America’s foremost organization dedicated to the advancement of public transit. APTA is a nonprofit international association of over 1,500 member organizations which include transit systems, planning, design, construction and finance firms, product and service providers, academic institutions, and state associations and departments of transportation.
The American Public Transportation Association offers a convenient Metro location (orange, blue, silver, and red lines), competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a hybrid work model. Our hybrid work environment currently consists of two specific days, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, while granting you the flexibility to select your third in-office day. The remaining two days of your work week can be conveniently worked remotely, offering you a balanced work model. To apply for any of the positions listed below, please send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at email@example.com. Principals Only.
American Public Transportation Association
ATTN: Human Resources Department
1300 I Street NW
Suite 1200 East
Washington, DC 20005
Director – Rail Transit
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) seeks an individual to report to directly to the Chief Operating Officer and serve as its’ resident expert on rail transit issues, including light rail transit (LRT), streetcar, and heavy rail. The individual supports APTA’s rail transit system operators; provides expertise and recommendations on rail transit policy and technical issues; manages several committees focused on rail operations, maintenance, and policy; supports programming for several APTA conferences; manages APTA’s standards development work for the rail transit industry; and interfaces with Federal regulatory agencies including the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement
American Public Transportation Association is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is the Association’s policy to ensure equal employment opportunity in all aspects of employment. The company strives to employ and promote the best qualified person for each job and in so doing will comply with all legal requirements.
It is the Association’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity in full compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, appropriate provisions of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, the federal Executive Orders in connection with, but not limited to, hiring, placement, upgrading, transfer or demotion, recruiting, advertising or solicitation, compensation, training, layoff or termination, participation in social and recreational functions, and use of employee facilities. Further, it is APTA’s policy to maintain and promote nondiscrimination regarding race, color, creed, national origin or ancestry, marital status, gender, physical or mental handicap or other status protected by law unrelated to ability, sexual orientation, religion, political philosophy, unfavorable discharge from military service or age in all phases of employment practices in accordance with all applicable laws and Executive Orders.
It is also the Association’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity in compliance with the DC Human Rights Act of 1977.
Periodic analyses of all personnel actions will be conducted to ensure fair employment practices are followed. Breach of these policies by any employee will be grounds for disciplinary actions.
A Diversity Plan has been adopted to reaffirm the Association’s longstanding and continuing commitment to diversity goals that result in diversity being encouraged, promoted and celebrated throughout all levels of the Association during the normal course of the Association’s business and programs.
Benefits available to all full-time employees
- Bereavement Leave
- Education Assistance
- Fitness Center
- Family Medical Leave
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Medical and Dental Insurance
- Jury Duty
- Legal Resources
- Life Insurance
- Long Term Care Insurance
- Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Military Leave
- Paid Time Off
- Short-Term Disability Insurance
- Tax Deferred Savings 401(k) Plan
- Training and Professional Development
- Transportation Assistance
- Travel and Accident Insurance
- Unpaid Leave of Absence
- Worker’s Compensation