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DIVISION DIRECTOR III – DIRECTOR OF SUPPORT SERVICES (PALM TRAN)

ISSUED:  8-9-21    CLOSES:  8-27-21

Salary Range: $97,437 to $176,361 Annually
Department: Palm Tran
Location: 3201 Electronics Way, WPB
Hours: 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday – Friday, occasional evenings and weekends required
Other: Valid Florida Driver’s License and PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment.

This Is An At-Will Position.
This is a professional senior-level executive position, which directs and oversees a division of highly technical sections each with a professional staff that performs a wide range of functions which include Facility Maintenance, Facilities Services Marketing, Public Relations/Outreach, Information Technology, Security Operations, and other duties supporting the Executive Director and Palm Tran activities. This position is responsible for the overall administrative planning and coordination of functions and activities of the sections overseen. Visit https://www.palmtran.org/ to learn more about the Palm Tran organization.

Work involves providing direction and guidance in formulating and executing administrative policies and practices designed to ensure cost efficient and effective administrative support. Work will include representing Palm Tran at Public hearings and meetings, advisory boards and committees, other governmental agencies, and the public.  The scope and complexity of duties require the exercise of considerable independent judgment with limited supervision.  Work is performed under the general direction of the Executive Director and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and evaluation of results obtained.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Public/Business Administration, Transportation, Facilities Maintenance, Engineering, or closely related field; minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in managing infrastructure and maintenance activities or projects that require extensive coordination with multi-faceted teams that includes three (3) years of experience in a senior management position. Equivalency: Master’s Degree in Public/Business Administration, Transportation, Facilities Maintenance, Engineering or closely related field AND three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in managing infrastructure and maintenance activities or projects that require extensive coordination with multi-faceted teams that includes three (3) years of experience in a senior management position.

Visit www.pbcgov.jobs for job description and to apply online. May upload any Veteran’s Preference documentation to online application (No e-mail applications/resumes accepted). Online Applications are accepted no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 27, 2021.  EO/AA M/F/D/V, Drug Free Work Place; All employees of Palm Beach County may be required to work before, during and/or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane.


KL2 Connects LLC is seeking exceptional candidates for the following exciting career opportunities. Visit us at www.KL2connects.com/openings to apply or obtain more in-formation. KL2 is our industry’s premier executive search firm. With our singular public transit focus, our principals’ transit leadership experience, and our access to seasoned and emerging talent, KL2 is well positioned to meet our industry’s staffing needs for 2021 and beyond.

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Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit
Petaluma CA

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Jaunt, Inc.
Charlottesville VA

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Utah Transit Authority
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Executive Director Safety & Security
TriMet
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Portland OR

Director Safety Mgmt. and Special Services
TriMet
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Portland OR

Director, Capital Program Delivery
Caltrain
San Carlos CA

Deputy Director Systems Engineering
Caltrain
San Carlos CA

Director Of Operations
Catabus
State College PA

Deputy Chief Mechanical Officer
MARTA
Atlanta GA

Procurement Manager
San Joaquin RTD
Stockton CA

Mobility Manager
San Joaquin RTD
Stockton CA


TWO EXCITING RTD MANAGEMENT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

PROCUREMENT MANAGER | MOBILITY MANAGER

SAN JOAQUIN REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT

KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by San Joaquin Regional Transit District to identify candidates for the key positions of Procurement Manager and Mobility Manager. RTD is San Joaquin County’s award-winning regional transit provider, serving the Stockton Metropolitan Area and the County with intercity, interregional, and rural transit services.

Procurement Manager: In addition to managing, planning, and organizing the activities of the Procurement Department, the successful candidate is an energetic individual who seeks to improve processes and systems as it relates to procurement. A dynamic leader who is adept at problem-solving and seeks to remove roadblock to achieve the next level of efficiency, this position will oversee the work of staff performing large or complex bids, contracts, and purchases to meet quality, cost, and delivery standards and compliance with laws, rules, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures.  The incumbent will exercise discretion in carrying out responsibilities independently with an understanding of purchasing policies, procedures, and customer service issues. A typical way of obtaining the outlined knowledge, skills, and abilities is graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, finance, operations management, or a related field, plus seven years of progressively responsible procurement experience (three in a supervisory, program management, public, government, or non-profit contract development administration capacity).

The Mobility Manager manages, plans, and organizes the activities of the Mobility Department. The successful candidate will oversee staff engaged in accessible services functions and alternative programs (operated by RTD or by a third party), mobility training, and applicable mandates of the American with Disabilities Act, as well as leading the regional coordinated transportation planning process. This position is responsible for coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating RTD’s ADA activities and performing complex professional work to ensure compliance. The incumbent is expected to exercise discretion in carrying out responsibilities independently and with a thorough understanding of purchasing policies, procedures, and customer service issues. A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills, and abilities outlined above is graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, communications, sociology, physical therapy, vocational rehabilitation or a closely related field, plus seven years of progressively responsible experience managing public transit accessibility service programs (three in a supervisory or management capacity).

For either position, experience in a public transit agency or governmental setting is preferred, and an equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered. (One additional year of required experience may be substituted for each year, 30 semester hours, of the required education.)

These are excellent opportunities that offers attractive compensation, benefits, and relocation. To be considered, go to www.KL2connects.com/openings, select the RTD listing, and upload a letter of interest, resume, salary expectations, and 4-5 professional references (preferably supervisory and including each reference’s name, title, email, phone, and relationship to you). RTD values equal opportunity at all levels — diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

For additional information on the Procurement position, contact KL2’s Jeff Popovich at Jeff@KL2Connects.com. For additional information on the Mobility position, contact KL2’s Christian Kent at Christian@KL2Connects.com. Thank you for your interest in an exciting career with San Joaquin RTD!


SCHEDULER II

Hampton Roads Transit is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Scheduler II to create vehicle service schedules that meet the demands of service level requirements and create run cuts according to the labor agreement and best practices.

Develop vehicle schedules.  Create headways that take into consideration run times and layover requirements.  Create vehicle service schedules with regards to interlining and vehicle requirements.  Develop routes, time points, variants, headway reports, relief points and other related activities utilizing HASTUS.  Perform periodic ridership surveys to determine adequacy or inadequacy of service being performed. Develop crew schedules.  Create duties in accordance with the labor agreement.  Perform run cutting tasks based on operational requirements.  Produce system reports used to review crew schedule solutions.

Ability to demonstrate analytical, quantitative, oral and written skills.  Proficiency in using Microsoft Office, HASTUS and Adobe Reader. Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Transportation/Logistics, Urban Studies, Geography or related field.  Previous work experience in Transportation or Planning required.

To apply: www.gohrt.com/transitcareers/

HRT is an EOE.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, SIGNAL SYSTEMS

METROLINK is seeking an Assistant Director, Signals Systems, who will provide direction and oversight for the quality, efficiency, maintenance, and performance of the wayside signal, communication, grade crossing, and PTC wayside systems to ensure the safe, reliable and efficient operation of trains. This position will supervise, manage and lead direct reports, as well as negotiate and manage selected contracts with vendors, contractors, and consultants. Additionally, the Assistant Director, Signal Systems will respond to priority/emergency situations and provide on-call assistance on a 24 hour/7 day a week basis.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field, a minimum of eight (8) years’ work experience with rail signal equipment, grade crossings, PTC and communication systems with a Class 1, intercity passenger or major commuter railroad in a 24/7 operations environment, a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in successfully directing, managing, and supervising staff, contractors, and/or consultants and Must be General Code of Operating Rules (GCOR) qualified or become GCOR qualified within the first year of employment.

For additional information and to apply, visit: https://metrolinktrains.com/about/careers/ By August 4, 2021. EEO/ADA


MAINTENANCE MANAGER

GRAYS HARBOR TRANSIT
HOQUIAM, WASHINGTON

Salary: $84,312 – $107,598

Grays Harbor Transit (GHT) provides public transportation services throughout Grays Harbor County in southwestern Washington. Under the direction of the General Manager, the Maintenance Manager is responsible for all fleet and facility maintenance, and serves as the direct supervisor of maintenance employees. For a complete position profile and to apply, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/. For questions, call 206-368-0050. GHT is an EOE. First review of applications: August 22, 2021 (open until filled).


DIRECTOR OF SALES

We have an exciting opportunity for a Director of Sales for our Transit operations!

Amsted Rail is the world’s leading provider of fully integrated bogie systems for the heavy haul freight market, with facilities spanning 40 locations across 10 countries and 6 continents. Through their state-of-the-art manufacturing processes, Amsted Rail is redefining industry standards for innovation and technology, providing customers worldwide with unmatched performance and reliability for the long haul.

The Director of Sales is primarily responsible for growing the company’s revenues through the acquisition of new customers, development and expansion of existing accounts, and identifying new product opportunities in the North American transit rail market.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree a in related field of Engineering or Marketing, with at least 5 years of experience in a customer-facing role within the transit rail industry, a proven track record of accomplishment and experience working effectively at the executive level. Professional and executive presence to interact with customer personnel at all levels; instills trust through consistent behavior and modeling of integrity and ethical values and standards.  Ability to research and analyze new potential market or product opportunities. Problem solving skills related to commercial issues or concerns. Strong analytical and interpersonal skills, understanding of the transit rail marketplace.

For a full job description and to apply please visit our website at www.amstedrail.com/careers!

EOC M/F/D/V/LGBT


COMTO PRESIDENT & CEO

The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO), the nation’s premier advocacy organization for minority transportation professionals, veterans, people with disabilities and MWDBEs, is seeking a new President & CEO.

COMTO’s mission is to seek out, encourage and ensure opportunities for those groups, while providing members with leadership training, professional development, scholarships, internship funding, political advocacy, partnership building, and networking opportunities.

The successful candidate will have 10-plus years of executive or senior management experience in the transportation industry, as well as a bachelor’s degree in management, planning, public administration, or a related field.  Previous association management experience a plus.

S/he will provide visionary and innovative leadership and will work with, advise, and carry out policy direction from COMTO’s Board of Directors.  The individual must also be collaborative and possess strategic planning skills, all while focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion.

While managing the day-to-day operations of the Conference, including fundraising, budgeting, financial planning, and staff development, the President & CEO will have proven communication and presentational skills and experience working with elected officials at the federal, state and local levels, as well as with external stakeholders to develop and maintain positive relationships and a positive organizational culture.

COMTO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive salary and benefits.  For a more detailed job description and information on how to apply, go to: www.harrisrand.com  “Current Searches,” or submit a resume, cover letter and salary history/requirements in confidence to Christopher Boylan, Harris Rand Lusk Executive Search at: cboylan@harrisrand.com


SAN JOAQUIN REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT (RTD)

MARKETING MANAGER

Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary starting at $81,061 to $135,000 (DOQ)

Under general or policy direction, plans, organizes, manages, integrates, oversees, and participates in San Joaquin Regional Transit District’s (RTD) marketing, public information, customer engagement, and outreach programs and activities; provides expert professional assistance in developing, implementing, integrating, and managing comprehensive extraordinary customer service programs and strategies for agency-wide marketing, public information, and customer service programs and strategies; coordinates press and media relations on behalf of RTD; and performs related duties as assigned.

In order to learn more about this position, and to apply online, please visit: http://sanjoaquinrtd.com/careers/

Thank you for your interest in this position.


DIRECTOR OF REVENUE OPERATIONS

Salary Range: $83,960 – $125,940
Job Location: 2424 Piedmont Rd., NE Atlanta, GA 30324

Summary
Directs, plans, controls, and manages all aspects of the Authority’s revenue collection and  processing services including fare collection, fare processing, fare media encoding, revenue administration, Ridestore operations, media sales, fraud analysis, revenue settlement and clearing house functions. Indirectly assists with collection of revenue from  Parking and Central Cashiering Facilities. Directs and institutes revenue and fare media control, manages transactional reporting, revenue and cost apportionment, fraudulent transactional activities, hot listing and system access.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Directs, plans, controls, and manages the revenue collection and processing areas for Breeze Vending Machines, Bus Fareboxes, Parking, Ridestores, Media Encoding, Media Sales, Central Cashiering Facilities, and other MARTA point of sales devices.
  • Directs the fare media encoding branch, which is the central point of distribution and control for all fare media, including regional partners. Directs, plans, and controls fare media inventory, receiving and processing of all bulk fare media orders, including initializing, encoding, quality assurance, printing, packaging and delivering and tracking the receipt of each order.
  • Directs, plans, controls, and manages the revenue administration area, overseeing the reconciling of all coin and currency counts processed by all the revenue operations areas by monitoring, auditing, and controlling transactional fraud and system access rules.
  • Indirectly responsible for the management of fare revenue and cost apportionment related to regional clearing house services.

Experience
A Bachelor’s degree in Finance or a related field is required. Minimum of seven years of progressively responsible managerial positions in revenue operations, including experience in cash management services, cash collection and processing, high speed ticket encoding and/or high-speed check processing, central cash vault experience, central branch bank cash balancing experience, and parking revenue management. Areas of technical specialization include development and implementation of technology and systems for cash services and treasury operations.

Resume to: Jim Stephanopoulos -Mail: jstephanopoulos@itsmarta.com  P-404-848-4087 and/or apply on line: www.itsmarta.com


Bids/Proposals

RFP # 174-2022-2027
Transit Management Services

The City of Raleigh is issuing a Request for Proposals for Transit Management Services. Proposers are to submit proposals for the management and operation of GoRaleigh in Raleigh, NC. Proposals will be evaluated to determine which proposal meets the best interest of the Raleigh Transit Authority and City of Raleigh. All future references in this RFP describing the “GoRaleigh Transit System” shall imply all services operated to include the GoRaleigh Fixed Route Buses, support vehicles, support facilities, GoRaleigh Station, and facility maintenance activities required to operate these systems.

Please contact David.Walker@raleighnc.gov for more information and to receive a full copy of the RFP.


NOTICE TO PROPOSERS

RFP #21- 11 – FINANCIAL AUDITING SERVICES

Notice To Proposers – The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) is soliciting proposals from a qualified person (s) or entities for Financial Auditing Services. The proposal document (RFP) is available for download on the BJCTA’s website, www.maxtransit.org under “WORKING with MAX”; Business Opportunities; Solicitations. DBEs are encouraged to submit proposals.  Please contact Darryl Grayson – dgrayson@bjcta.org or (205) 521-0144, if there are any questions.


MTA NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT

SSE #: 338826
DUE DATE:
8/20/21

TITLE: General Engineering Consulting Contract for Dept of Buses and Dept of Subways.

DESCRIPTION: The New York City Transit Author- ity (the “Authority”, “NYCT” or “NYCTA”), a public benefit corporation organized under the laws of the State of New York, is inviting vendors to participate in an RFP process for the procurement of consult- ing services for Department of Buses (DOB) and Department of Subways (DOS) and plans to award to one or more Proposer(s). The Authority seeks proposals based upon the Scopes of Work and the contract provisions set forth in the RFP.

Info for the above solicitation(s) can be found at: http://web.mta.info/nyct/procure/rfppage.htm


REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
(RFI) #21-030

NEXT GENERATION PARATRANSIT SYSTEM

The Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) is requesting information from the industry on relevant technology and systems currently available, in preparation for implementing their Next Generation Paratransit System, for supporting their vision of improved paratransit and on-demand public transportation services with the highest levels of customer service and operational efficiencies for the State of Delaware.

The complete RFI package may be obtained from Christyn Small by emailing her at christyn.small@delaware.gov.

Questions may be asked in writing until 4:30 PM, EST, August 13, 2021. All questions should be sent by email to christyn.small@delaware.gov.

DTC will accept responses to this RFI until 4:30 pm EST, September 10, 2021.

John T. Sisson
Chief Executive Officer
Delaware Transit Corporation


Notices

LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that Western Reserve Transit Authority (WRTA) is requesting proposals for:

Powertrain Replacement ITB #2021-8

Detailed specifications may be requested on WRTA’s website www.wrtaonline.com/about/procurement-and-surplus/ or by contacting WRTA’s 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 Wednesday, August 25, 2021 by 10:00 AM where proposals will be promptly opened a read aloud.

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: Powertrain Replacement ITB 2021-8


PUBLIC NOTICE

ALEXANDER DENNIS, INC.
CANYON LAKE, CALIFORNIA

In accordance with the requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation, set forth in 49 C.F.R. Part 26, Alexander Dennis, Inc., hereby notifies the public that it is proposing the following Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (“DBE”) goal for applicable professional services, construction and procurement contracts during Fiscal Year 2022, beginning October 1, 2021 and ending September 30, 2022. The overall total DBE goal for Fiscal Year 2022 is 2.5%. Information pertaining to this goal and a description of how it was selected will be available for inspection from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) at DLA Piper, LLP (US), 500 8th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004 for 30 calendar days following the date of publication of this notice. Written comments on this goal will be accepted for 45 calendar days from the date of publication of this notice. The comments are for informational purposes only and may be sent to Daniel Cook, same address, AND to the Regional Civil Rights Officer, Federal Transit Administration, Region IX, 201 Mission Street, Suite 1650, San Francisco, CA 94105-1839 (telephone: (415) 744-3133; fax: (415) 744-2726).


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