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DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS AND PLANNING

STANISLAUS REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY
MODESTO, CALIFORNIA

SALARY: $135,491.20 – $ 173,576.00

The Director of Operations and Planning directs, manages, and oversees the programs/activities of the contracted operations and maintenance groups.

The successful candidate is preferred to have a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in public transit operations, at least five of which were in a management/supervisory capacity.

For a complete job description and to ­apply go to: https://www.stanrta.org

http://jobs.apta.com/jobs/17254712


VALLEY METRO

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Valley Metro is seeking a highly qualified and dynamic Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to lead, manage and direct agency-wide fiscal functions, strategic financial planning and contribute to the overall operational plan of the agency. With a core mission of “Connecting Communities and Enhancing Lives,” Valley Metro provides safe and efficient public transportation in and around Maricopa County. The CFO functionally reports to the Chief Executive Officer, and through a shared partnership to the Boards of Directors for Valley Metro RPTA and Valley Metro Rail.

The CFO is responsible for financial matters as they relate to accounting and reporting, budget management, cost-benefits analysis, forecasting, procurement and the application and allocation of regional financial resources through the Transit Life Cycle Program (TLCP). The CFO is an effective administrator, communicator, and a key member of the Valley Metro executive leadership team. In addition, the CFO is responsible for providing sound fiscal leadership and fiduciary oversight to facilitate organizational accountability, transparency, and efficiency.

The FY23 combined operating and capital budgets for the Regional Public Transportation Authority and Valley Metro Rail are $795,369,000. Funding of the agency is provided by local, regional and federal funds.  While much of the budget supports bus, rail and paratransit operations, Valley Metro is also planning, designing and building future transit corridors and delivering critical, regional services, including vanpool, customer service, marketing and fare technology upgrades.

The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field required AND a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible financial management experience that includes five (5) years in a senior level management role with significant responsibility for the financial affairs of a complex organization and staff. A master’s degree is desirable as well as CPA, CMA and/or CPFO certifications and experience in public agency and/or transit agency is also highly desirable.

For more information or to submit a cover letter and resume, please contact Gregg Moser, Principal at K&A, at gmoser@kapartners.com.


KFH GROUP, INC.

TRANSIT PLANNER/GRANT PROGRAM SPECIALIST

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree required. Position is based at state agency in downtown Baltimore; there is opportunity to work remotely.

Self-starter with excellent technical, verbal, written communication, and quantitative skills. Responsibilities include management of state transit grants, managing state transit program databases, providing technical assistance and support to local transit systems in the state, and writing reports.

http://jobs.apta.com/jobs/17182777


EXPERT HUMAN RESOURCES LLC

COO of Planning/Grant Planning/Innovation/External Affairs provides leadership/strategic direction to Planning and Innovation department, Marketing/ Customer Service department, and Rides to Wellness at MTA. Responsible for program development, research analysis, project management, fund development, policy strategy; and supervises key staff. Supports short/long term strategic goals of MTA.

http://jobs.apta.com/jobs/17244949


ACCT III (GRANTS – BUDGET – FTA COMPLIANCE OFFICER)

CITY OF HUNTSVILLE

Accountant III (Grants – Budget – FTA Compliance Officer)
Salary Range:  $51,563 – $87,505
Position Closes:  9/23/2022

Apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/huntsville

Huntsville Alabama, named by U.S. News & World Report as the Nation’s Best City to Live and Work, is seeking a transit professional experienced in FTA Transit Grants Administration, Budget Management, and FTA Compliance.

http://jobs.apta.com/jobs/17208288


SACRAMENTO REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT

SENIOR COMMUNITY RELATIONS OFFICER

$107,280.00 – $150,228.00 Annually
(Plus Excellent Benefits)

The purpose of this position is to provide support to the General Manager/CEO and other executives in the areas of communications, public affairs, and community relations.

Final Filing Date: Until filled. For complete information on positions and application filing instructions, please visit Sacramento Regional Transit District’s website at www.sacrt.com or contact the Human Resources Department at (916) 556-0298. SacRT will make reasonable efforts to accommodate applicants with disabilities.

SacRT is an Equal Opportunity EOE Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.

http://jobs.apta.com/jobs/17270610


Bids/Proposals

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)

LIGHT-DUTY LOW FLOOR TRANSIT BUSES NO. 23-1-18100

Notice is hereby given that the Madison County Mass Transit District will be accepting proposals until October 6, 2022 at 1:00 PM CDT for the manufacture and delivery of a base order quantity of four (4) light-duty low floor cutaway chassis gasoline powered transit buses along with training, test equipment and special tools, with an option to purchase up to seven (7) additional buses over a contract term of three years. The RFP (excluding proposal submittal forms), all issued addenda, and the plan holders list can be downloaded for free at https://bit.ly/2SrWfW3. The forms required for proposal submission will be provided to bus manufacturers and dealers upon request by calling the District’s procurement department at (618) 797-4600.

SJ Morrison, Managing Director
Madison County Mass Transit District
1 Transit Way
Pontoon Beach, IL 62040


TULSA METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY (MTTA)

LEGAL NOTICE TO PROPOSERS

Tulsa Transit is soliciting proposals from firms that provide Microtransit software for MTTA Flexible Fixed Route, ADA Lift service, and Microtransit (Other Services).

Microtransit Software
Proposals must be in accordance with the RFP 23-04 which is on file at the MTTA office. Copies of the RFP can be obtained by contacting Jack Van Hooser, the MTTA Procurement Specialist at jvanhooser@tulsatransit.org or (918) 704-1880. The RFP is also available on the MTTA website at https://www.tulsatransit.org/rfps/openbids/.

Minority and disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, age or national origin in consideration of an award. Any firm listed on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors is not an eligible proposer. The contractor will be required to comply with all Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations. MTTA reserves the right to reject any and all proposals in whole or part.

Award of a contract will be made to the responsible and responsive proposer offering the best value to MTTA. Proposals must be received in the MTTA office at 510 Rockford Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74120 not later than September 30th, 2022, at 4:30 PM CST to be considered.


CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE

ADMINISTRATION OF A STATEWIDE DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING ­PROGRAM (CONSORTIUM)

The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (“CTDOT”), is seeking proposals for the Administration of a Statewide Drug and Alcohol Testing Program (Consortium) This program provides for the administration of drug and alcohol tests in conformance with United States Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration 49 Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 40 and 655 for drivers, mechanics and other safety-sensitive personnel. The affected operators include transit districts, private operating companies, including all divisions of the Connecticut Transit bus system, and other qualified operating entities subject to the federal requirements. These program services are currently provided for 26 member locations involving approximately 2,300 safety-sensitive personnel.

Functions of the Administrator include, but are not limited to, the following: oversee compliance with federal regulations regarding the testing for prohibited drug use and prevention of alcohol misuse in the workplace; manage random and situational testing; arrange for and maintain laboratory testing services; provide Employee Assistance Program services; coordinate the proper follow-up of all Consortium activities, and, in coordination with and approval from CTDOT, engage third-party contractors as needed to provide these services.

The Request for Proposal documents, including instructions to submit your proposal, are available at the State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services (DAS) website at: https://portal.ct.gov/DAS/CTSource/BidBoard

Potential proposers must submit a letter or email of intent to propose, which must be either postmarked by, or, if hand delivered, received at the CTDOT Security Desk at CTDOT Headquarters by 4:00 p.m. (E.D.S.T.), on Friday, September 9, 2022.

Submit proposals in a sealed package labeled “Proposal(s) for the Administration of Statewide Drug and Alcohol Testing Program (Consortium)” Five (5) copies of the proposal are required, and must be either postmarked by, or, if hand delivered, received by 2:00 p.m. E.D.S.T. Monday, September 26, 2022. Mailed copies are to be sent to: Connecticut Department of Transportation, Bureau of Public Transportation, Office of Transit and Rideshare, P.O. Box 317546, Newington, CT 06131-7546 Proposals received after this time and date will be returned unopened. Hand-delivered copies are to be delivered to the Security Desk at CTDOT Headquarters, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, Connecticut.

CTDOT intends to notify responsive parties by Friday, November 4, 2022 as to whether they have been selected to enter into negotiations with CTDOT.

CTDOT will negotiate a contract with the successful proposer. This contract will have a term of one (1) and a half years, commencing January 1, 2023 and ending June 30, 2024 (the “expiration date”), with the option of CTDOT to renew for a maximum period of three (3) one-year extensions beyond the expiration date. The successful proposer must demonstrate the ability to provide service no later than Sunday, January 1, 2023.

CTDOT reserves the right to accept and/or reject any and all proposals.

Please be advised that a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) goal of 9 percent has been assigned for this project. If a responding firm determines that subcontracting opportunities exist, the firm must document their good faith effort to provide opportunities for these types of firms to participate. All firms are advised that the prime consultant, utilizing its own employees, must perform all the administrative duties and satisfy all contractual state and/or federal requirements to engage third-party contractors. Joint venturing assignments will not be allowed.

All firms/entities are advised that one copy of each of the required “Ethics Affidavits & Certifications for State Contracts” form(s), as it may be applicable, must be completed and should be submitted with your proposal package for those contracts having an anticipated total value to the State of more than fifty thousand ($50,000) in a calendar or fiscal year. CTDOT will not shortlist or select a prospective firm/entity without this affidavit(s). The affidavit form(s) can be found at the Office of Policy and Management web site at: www.ct.gov/opm/cwp/view.asp?a=2982&q=386038&opmNav_GID=1806

Please do not staple or bind the affidavit in your submittal package.

CTDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer


TULSA METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY (MTTA)

LEGAL NOTICE TO PROPOSERS

Tulsa Transit is soliciting proposals from firms that provide Protective Driver Barriers for MTTA Fixed Route buses and Lift vehicles.

Protective Driver Barriers
Proposals must be in accordance with the RFP 23-05 which is on file at the MTTA office. Copies of the RFP can be obtained by contacting Jack Van Hooser, the MTTA Procurement Specialist at jvanhooser@tulsatransit.org or (918) 704-1880. The RFP is also available on the MTTA website at http://tulsatransit.org/about-mtta/procurements-and-dbe/.

Minority and disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, age or national origin in consideration of an award. Any firm listed on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors is not an eligible proposer. The contractor will be required to comply with all Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations. MTTA reserves the right to reject any and all proposals in whole or part.

Award of a contract will be made to the responsible and responsive proposer offering the best value to MTTA. Proposals must be received in the MTTA office at 510 Rockford Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74120 not later than September 16th, 2022, at 4:30 PM CST to be considered.


NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)

METRO BLUE LINE LIGHT RAIL (BLRT) ­EXTENSION PROJECT 22P103

The Metropolitan Council “Council”, Metro Transit Division, Saint Paul, Minnesota, is soliciting proposals for Engineering Services, Project Management Services and Risk Management Services. Consultants can propose on one, two or three parts: Part 1 – Engineering Services: civil design, station architecture, utilities, track and guideway, systems, structures, traffic; Part 2 – Project Management Services – outreach and engagement, quality, project controls, project management; Part 3 – Risk Management Services – Risk Assessment, Value Engineering, Constructability Review, Peer Review.

For this project, proposals will ONLY be accepted via QuestCDN.com by September 28, 2022, at 5:00 PM CST. Complete digital project documents are available at the Council’s Contracting Opportunities page by clicking on “22P103”.

Register on QuestCDN.com to submit a proposal. To register – input the QuestCDN project number 8279012 on the website’s project search page to access and download digital documents. Contact QuestCDN Customer Support at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance.

All questions are to be directed only to Laron Weddington, Principal Contract Administrator: 651-602-1032, laron.weddington@metc.state.mn.us TTY: (651) 229-3760.


CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE

ADMINISTRATION OF A STATEWIDE RURAL TRANSIT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (RTAP CONSORTIUM)

The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (“CTDOT”), is seeking proposals for the Administration of a Statewide Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP Consortium). This federally funded program provides for the administration of training, technical assistance, research and related support activities being provided to RTAP Consortium participants as necessary for the promotion of safe and effective delivery of public transportation in nonurbanized areas.

Functions of the Administrator include, but are not limited to, the following: provide direction and management oversight of consortium to ensure compliance with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5311(b)(3) regulations, conduct the annual statewide bus roadeo, review and approve annual scholarship requests, provide annual training program to consortium participants, and, in coordination with and approval from CTDOT, establish an RTAP advisory committee dedicated to providing guidance on the state’s program development and delivery.

The Request for Proposal documents, including instructions to submit your proposal, are available at the State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services (DAS) website at: https://portal.ct.gov/DAS/CTSource/BidBoard

Potential proposers must submit a letter or email of intent to propose, which must be either postmarked by, or, if hand delivered, received at the CTDOT Security Desk at CTDOT Headquarters by 4:00 p.m. (E.D.S.T.), on Friday, September 9, 2022.

Submit proposals in a sealed package labeled “Proposal(s) for the Administration of Statewide Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP Consortium)” Five (5) copies of the proposal are required, and must be either postmarked by, or, if hand delivered, received by 2:00 p.m. E.D.S.T. Monday, September 26, 2022. Mailed copies are to be sent to: Connecticut Department of Transportation, Bureau of Public Transportation, Office of Transit and Rideshare, P.O. Box 317546, Newington, CT 06131-7546. Proposals received after this time and date will be returned unopened. Hand-delivered copies are to be delivered to the Security Desk at CTDOT Headquarters, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, Connecticut.

CTDOT intends to notify responsive parties by Friday, November 4, 2022 as to whether they have been selected to enter into negotiations with CTDOT.

CTDOT will negotiate a contract with the successful proposer. This contract will have a term of one (1) and a half years, commencing January 1, 2023 and ending June 30, 2024 (the “expiration date”), with the option of CTDOT to renew for a maximum period of three (3) one-year extensions beyond the expiration date. The successful proposer must demonstrate the ability to provide service no later than Sunday, January 1, 2023.

CTDOT reserves the right to accept and/or reject any and all proposals.

Please be advised that a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of 5 percent has been assigned for this project. If a responding firm determines that subcontracting opportunities exist, the firm must document their good faith effort to provide opportunities for these types of firms to participate. All firms are advised that the prime consultant, utilizing its own employees, must perform all the administrative duties and satisfy all contractual state and/or federal requirements to engage third-party contractors. Joint venturing assignments will not be allowed.

All firms/entities are advised that one copy of each of the required “Ethics Affidavits & Certifications for State Contracts” form(s), as it may be applicable, must be completed and should be submitted with your proposal package for those contracts having an anticipated total value to the State of more than fifty thousand ($50,000) in a calendar or fiscal year. CTDOT will not shortlist or select a prospective firm/entity without this affidavit(s). The affidavit form(s) can be found at the Office of Policy and Management web site at: www.ct.gov/opm/cwp/view.asp?a=2982&q=386038&opmNav_GID=1806

Please do not staple or bind the affidavit in your submittal package.

CTDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer


CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE

ADMINISTRATION OF A STATEWIDE INSURANCE PROGRAM (CONSORTIUM)

The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (“CTDOT”), is seeking proposals for the Administration of a Statewide Insurance Program (Consortium)which provides vehicle insurance coverage for eligible transit providers. This Consortium currently provides Automobile Liability and Bodily Injury insurance coverage for approximately 550 transit and service vehicles, operated by, or leased from those eligible public transit providers throughout the State of Connecticut.

Functions of the Administrator include, but are not limited to, the following: conducting bids among insurance carriers, acquiring appropriate levels of insurance coverage, managing incidental claims, processing cash claims invoices and submitting required reports.

The Request for Proposal documents, including instructions to submit your proposal, are available at the State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services (DAS) website at: https://portal.ct.gov/DAS/CTSource/BidBoard

Potential proposers must submit a letter or email of intent to propose, which must be either postmarked by, or, if hand delivered, received at the CTDOT Security Desk at CTDOT Headquarters by 4:00 p.m. (E.D.S.T.), on ­Friday, September 9, 2022.

Submit proposals in a sealed package labeled “Proposal(s) for the Administration of Statewide Insurance Program (Consortium)” Five (5) copies of the proposal are required, and must be either postmarked by, or, if hand delivered, received by 2:00 p.m. E.D.S.T. Monday, September 26, 2022. Mailed copies are to be sent to: Connecticut Department of Transportation, Bureau of Public Transportation, Office of Transit and Rideshare, P.O. Box 317546, Newington, CT 06131-7546. Proposals received after this time and date will be returned unopened. Hand-delivered copies are to be delivered to the Security Desk at CTDOT Headquarters, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, Connecticut.

CTDOT intends to notify responsive parties by Friday, November 4, 2022 as to whether they have been selected to enter into negotiations with CTDOT.

CTDOT will negotiate a contract with the successful proposer. This contract will have a term of one (1) and a half years, commencing January 1, 2023 and ending June 30, 2024(the“expiration date”), with the option of CTDOT to renew for a maximum period of three (3) one-year extensions beyond the expiration date. The successful proposer must demonstrate the ability to provide service no later than Sunday, January 1, 2023.

CTDOT reserves the right to accept and/or reject any and all proposals.

Please be advised that a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) goal of 0 percent has been assigned for this project. If a responding firm determines that subcontracting opportunities exist, the firm must document their good faith effort to provide opportunities for these types of firms to participate. All firms are advised that the prime consultant, utilizing its own employees, must perform all the administrative duties and satisfy all contractual state and/or federal requirements to engage third-party contractors. Joint venturing assignments will not be allowed.

All firms/entities are advised that one copy of each of the required “Ethics Affidavits & Certifications for State Contracts” form(s), as it may be applicable, must be completed and should be submitted with your proposal package for those contracts having an anticipated total value to the State of more than fifty thousand ($50,000) in a calendar or fiscal year. CTDOT will not shortlist or select a prospective firm/entity without this affidavit(s). The affidavit form(s) can be found at the Office of Policy and Management web site at: www.ct.gov/opm/cwp/view.asp?a=2982&q=386038&opmNav_GID=1806

Please do not staple or bind the affidavit in your submittal package.

CTDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer


LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that Western Reserve Transit Authority (WRTA) is requesting proposals for: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Procurement Project RFP #2022-6.

Detailed specifications are available by contacting Rebecca Koenig, Procurement Specialist at (330) 941-5761.  A request may also be made by emailing rkoenig@wrtaonline.com.

All proposals must be submitted in accordance with requirements set forth in this documentation and must be received in the offices of WRTA on or before Friday, October 14, 2022, by 12:00 PM.  There will be NO public bid  opening.

The Western Reserve Transit Authority reserves the right to reject any and/or all proposals, to re-advertise 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 Proposers that all submissions 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: ERP Procurement Project  RFP 2022-6.


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