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DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER–CAPITAL PROGRAMS

Metro Transit is hiring a Deputy General Manager – Capital Programs. The position serves as a senior advisor to the General Manager and as a member of the Metro Transit executive team to develop and implement a strategic vision for Metro Transit and for the five departments within this division: Bus Rapid Transit Projects, Engineering and Facilities, Transit Systems Development (Light Rail Projects), Transit Oriented Development, and Asset Management.

To learn more about this position please see the full description at: www.metrotransit.org/Data/Sites/1/media/about/jobs/127831_dgm_flyer_v2.pdf

To apply visit www.governmentjobs.com/careers/metrocouncil/jobs/2690038/


TRANSIT DIRECTOR

Blacksburg Transit (BT) provides safe, courteous, reliable, accessible and affordable public transportation to the citizens of Blacksburg, Virginia Tech, and partnering communities within the New River Valley. The department serves a diverse customer base in Blacksburg and Christiansburg through a variety of public transportation services including: fixed route, demand response/paratransit and commuter services.  Blacksburg is a highly progressive community with substantial resources, but one that faces challenges and opportunities now  and in the future.

Education and Knowledge
A bachelor’s degree with coursework in business or public administration, transportation planning or a related field is required.   A thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and equipment related to public transportation is also required, along with a general knowledge of the geography of the service area. General knowledge of federal, state and local funding and laws governing vehicular movements is required.

Experience
Extensive experience in public transportation planning/management with a minimum of 7 to 10 years of progressively responsible experience, including a minimum of 5 years in senior management. An additional requirement is experience preparing and monitoring budgets, services, and performance as well as the ability to prepare and present reports.

Application and Selection Process
A Town of Blacksburg application, cover letter, resume, and three professional references must be submitted via https://www.blacksburg.gov/departments/departments-a-k/human-resources/employment-opportunities/blacksburg-transit-director/.

An initial application review will begin on Thursday, April 1, 2021.

The Town of Blacksburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Link Transit meets an essential part of the transportation needs of the communities and citizens of Chelan and Douglas Counties.  Our Mission is to provide safe, reliable, and cost effective public transportation services that promote citizen access to work, recreation, commerce and public services.

Link is looking for a Planning & Development Manager to help move us forward into the next 30 years of public service.  The right person for this position will be able to work collaboratively with Link staff, local officials, agencies and organizations.  Create and present reports, presentations, and recommendations to internal stakeholders, governmental agencies, and the community.  Manage projects and programs such as the implementation of recommendations from the current transportation study.  Develop cost-effective improvement strategies that will increase efficiency to meet the needs of our community.

A bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Transportation Planning/Engineering, or related field and 5 years’ experience with bus planning, transit operations and infrastructure design is required.

Link is a leading edge public transportation provider with our battery electric buses and inductive charging system.  We offer superior health and retirement benefits as well as a solid commitment to work-life balance, which provides employees the tools to thrive both at work and outside of work.

Salary range $94,658 to $118,215 annually.  Starting wage DOE.  Closing date:  Tuesday, April 2, 2021 @ 4 PM.

For more information and to apply online go to www.linktransit.com.

Link is an EOE and has a Drug/Tobacco/Marijuana Free workplace. For more information on Link’s EEO policy go to www.linktransit.com.


CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

Port Authority is seeking a Chief Strategy Officer to work with the CEO charting the agency’s course for the next 25 years.  This includes long range financial and capital planning across various funding scenarios; support for over 20 years of fleet and facility plans; stewardship of asset management policies; responsive, dynamic, and inclusive financial policies to include community- and project-focused procurement and investment; strategic planning; and ensuring that the agency’s outlooks builds and boost equity as an employer, business partner, and transit agency.

This division includes Finance, Procurement/Purchasing, Strategic Planning, and Project Management.

Essential Functions:   

  • With the CEO, C-Suite, community partners, and the Board of Directors develops the agency’s long-range plans to include financial, service, and capital projections, to steer the growth of excellent, equitable transportation in Allegheny County.
  • Develops, monitors, and sustains strategies and policies pertaining to review, adjustment, and implementation of short- and long-term plans. Addresses strategic issues and establish direction for areas such as Procurement.
  • Adjusts those strategic plans to meet unexpected situations, new developments, and changes in the business environment; prepares for emergencies; anticipates events; understand the factors and conditions affecting the organization and responds appropriately to ensure strategic, capital, and fiscal responsibility.
  • Plans and implements investment opportunities and financial strategies to improve Port Authority’s financial stability and cash position. Establishes and effectively maintains strategic relationships with local, state, and federal agencies, investment bankers, credit analysts, commercial bankers, and other members of the financial community.

Job requirements include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible accounting or finance experience that includes five (5) years of experience in the administration of complex financial departments or projects in a large public or private organization. Demonstrated success in strategic planning and execution.
  • Minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience.
  • Effective and professional communication skills.
  • Valid PA driver’s license.
  • Availability for overnight traveling.
  • Ability to coordinate various complex work assignments on short notice.
  • Ability to function in a rapidly changing work environment.
  • Ability to interpret, analyze and create complex federal and state funding formulas.
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of Windows, and Microsoft Word and Excel. Proficient in the use of enterprise-wide Financial Programs.

Preferred attributes:

  • MBA
  • CPA
  • Familiarity with transit or transportation system activities and functions is highly desirable.

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.  Interested candidates should forward a cover letter (with salary requirements) and resume to:

K&A
Attn: Gregg Moser
7101 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1210
Bethesda, MD 20814
gmoser@kapartners.com

EOE


EQUITY FOR ALL–SEARCH FOR A VISIONARY CEO

The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) is celebrating its 50th year as the nation’s premier multimodal advocacy organization for minority professionals and businesses in the transportation industry. Standing on the shoulders of our founders and the contributions of an international membership comprised of devoted transportation professionals, COMTO serves as the leading voice for minorities in the transportation industry.

We are now seeking a new CEO to take the reins and leverage our role on the national stage to accomplish our mission:

“To ensure opportunities and maximum participation in the transportation industry for minority individuals, veterans, people with disabilities and certified MWDBE businesses through leadership training, professional development, scholarship and internship funding, political advocacy, partnership building and networking opportunities.”

The successful candidate will bring:

  • Visionary leadership and the ability to carry out policy direction from the Board of Directors
  • A strategic mindset to achieve the goals of developing a new Strategic Plan
  • A spirit of collaboration that will produce an innovative, high-performing organization
  • Unity and a respect for and intentional emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Chief executive skill set that maintains and enhances COMTO’s network of stakeholders
  • Accountability for the organization’s finances and fiduciary responsibilities

Qualifications for the position include:

  • 10 years of senior or executive management experience in the transportation industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in management, planning, public administration, or related field
  • Experience identifying and acquiring federal grants and other funding sources
  • Proven track record in fundraising
  • Highly effective communication and soft skills to nurture relationships and maintain a positive organizational culture
  • Experience working with elected and other government officials at the federal, state, and local levels
  • Knowledge of and experience working with minority-owned businesses and DBE programs
  • Prior experience in association management helpful but not required

COMTO offers a competitive salary and benefits. A complete position description can be found at www.comtonational.org/ceosearch. Interested individuals are invited to email a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to comtoceo@comto.org.


TRANSIT PLANNER/GRANT PROGRAM SPECIALIST

KFH Group, a Bethesda Maryland-based public transit consulting firm, is seeking to hire a Transit Planner or Grant Program Specialist with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. The staff member will be based at a state agency in downtown Baltimore although there is an opportunity to work remotely.

We are looking for a self-starter with excellent technical, verbal, written communication, and quantitative skills. The position responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, assisting with the management of state transit grants, managing state transit program databases, providing technical assistance and support to the local transit systems in the state, and writing various reports. This position is an excellent opportunity for persons interested in the field of transit consulting and planning.

The firm offers a competitive salary, full benefits, parking/transit benefits, and a flexible working environment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  If you are interested in a career in transit and have the skills described above, please send your resume to Laurie Schwartz, by mail: KFH Group, Inc., 4920 Elm Street, Suite 350, Bethesda, MD 20814, fax: (301) 951-0026, or e-mail: Lschwartz@kfhgroup.com.


POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Are you seeking a job where your work is rewarding and provides excellent benefits? The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) invites you to apply today to be considered for a position that provides customer service to the citizens of Maryland every day.  The MTA is one of the largest transit systems in the United States and is seeking dynamic and energetic individuals to join the MTA team.

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Director, Office of Labor Relations
Director of Light Rail
Director of Mobility
Director of Training

Apply today at www.mdot.maryland.gov/employment.


MANAGER OF FACILITY ENGINEERING

VIA Metropolitan Transit, in San Antonio, is hiring for a Manager of Engineering. This position reports to the Vice President Fleet and Facilities and is responsible for managing VIA’s Fleet and Facilities Division (FFD) architectural, engineering, and construction management functions. Minimally assists the Vice President with: divisional level program design and execution; agency-wide facility feasibility, conception, design and construction; and division level operational plans and budgets. Applies independent, professional expertise, judgment, and leadership in the development of a broad range of agency projects that begin with site feasibility and end with a finished operational facility. Manages VIA’s Architectural and Engineering consultants in site and facility planning, budgets and schedules, architectural and engineering design, and construction management. Must have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, and at least 7 years of successful high level management experience in design, construction, or an acceptable combination thereof, preferably in the design and/or construction of transit facility and equipment related projects. This experience must include 5 years of project management experience. Registration as a professional engineer in the state of Texas is required or must be obtained, within first 6 months if held in different state.

For a full job description and to apply please visit our website at www.viainfo.net.

Equal Opportunity Employer
VIA values diversity and inclusion.


DIRECTOR, WAYSIDE SYSTEMS (TRACTION POWER)

Bulletin No:  007213-013

Basic Function
Directs and controls the overall activities of one or more units in Rail Operations such as Track, Traction Power, Signal, Rail Communications, or multi-craft Rail Facility Maintenance, including electronic systems, equipment installation, rail service support, and building and grounds maintenance for all rail lines.

Application Procedure
To apply, visit Metro’s website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application.


HILLSBOROUGH AREA REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY (HART),
TAMPA, FL–CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

WWW.GOHART.ORG

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) is recruiting for a Chief Financial Officer who will be responsible for developing, managing, guiding the fiscal sustainability and strategy efforts of the organization. If you are seeking an inclusive, innovative, diverse culture where talented and dedicated people are proud to work toward a common mission or enjoy being of service to others and its community, a career with HART is just what you are looking for.

To view and apply to this great opportunity here at HART, please visit www.gohart.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer


PLANNING AND MARKETING MANAGER

This position is responsible for all aspects of transit operation planning and marketing initiatives of the Norwalk Transit District in CT.

  • Primary responsibilities will consist of compilation and data analysis of bus ridership, ridership trends, performance metrics and other related data for use in making service system changes and enhancements. The job also involves field checks, National Transit Database, and other reporting.  Frequent contact with the public.
  • Direct and oversee implementation of plans, projects and initiatives in support of delivering high-quality transit operation services aimed at increasing ridership.

NTD is an EEO Employer.

For more information and to apply go to: www.norwalktransit.com/employment


SACRAMENTO REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT

ADA COMPLIANCE OFFICER

$117,780 – $164,844 annually
(Plus Excellent Benefits)
Final Filing Date: Until Filled

The purpose of this position is to manage, implement, and monitor accessible services programs which may include paratransit eligibility program, service contracts, staff support for disabled and elderly public advisory council, oversight and policy direction on compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable state and federal laws.  This is accomplished by planning and budgeting for the unit, overseeing and delegating work, establishing department policy, developing, managing, coordinating, and  monitoring District policy as it relates to ADA compliance, participating as a member of management in meetings and committees, coordinating and collaborating with other departments on accessibility requirements, identifying, monitoring, and evaluating activities that affect ADA requirements, administering and staffing disabled and elderly public advisory council, developing, managing, and supervising appeals program, and representing the District to disabled/senior groups and agencies on issues pertaining to persons with disabilities and older adults.

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 encourages women and minorities to apply and will make reasonable efforts to accommodate applicants with disabilities.

SacRT is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action EOE/AA Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.


Bids/Proposals

RFP NO. AS-4143

SPECIALIZED ADA TRANSPORTATION SERVICES–ANTELOPE VALLEY REGION

LOS ANGELES COUNTY

Access Services, the state-mandated agency that manages paratransit service providers and eligibility contractors in Los Angeles County, has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) on March 9, 2021 for Specialized ADA Transportation Services for the Antelope Valley Region of Los Angeles County.

A non-mandatory pre-proposal meeting will be held on March 31, 2021 by videoconference via Zoom at 11:00 A.M. (PT).  Proposers who are interested in attending should register through the following link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJArdeyprjMjHtVlegK602mJaRyet8jh14ag or contact purchasing@accessla.org.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email which includes information about joining the meeting.  All potential Proposers, and those interested in possible sub-contracting opportunities, are encouraged to attend.

Proposals submitted in response to the RFP are due by 3:00 P.M. (PT) on May 26, 2021.

The RFP documents are available for download at Access Services’ website: https://accessla.org/cms/view/current_opportunities.  To download the documents, you must be a registered vendor. To register as a vendor, please visit: https://accessla.org/cms/user/register.

For further information, please contact the Access Services’ procurement department at purchasing@accessla.org.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
FOR
MOBILITY ON DEMAND RIDESHARE SERVICE

VIA RFP #21-201

VIA Metropolitan Transit is seeking proposals from responsible firms for Mobility on Demand Rideshare Service. Proposals will be accepted until 4:45 PM, April 13, 2021. Proposals received after that time and date will not be considered.

A Pre-proposal Conference will be held at 10:00 AM, March 5, 2021, via Microsoft Teams. Vendors interested in attending the pre-proposal conference must email albert.gonzalez@viainfo.net for participation instructions prior to 4:45 PM, March 4, 2021.

Proposal documents may be obtained from VIA’s Procurement Department, 800 W. Myrtle, Suite 203, San Antonio, Texas 78212. Please visit via.diversitycompliance.com to register with VIA and to download the document. Information on current solicitations is listed under the View Procurement Opportunities section.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Notice is hereby given that the City of Gainesville, Florida will receive electronic submittals for “Digital Signage and Content Management Software”, Request for Proposal #RTSX-210030-DS.

A pre-bid meeting will be held on April 6, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. (local time) via Zoom.  Question submittal deadline is April 16, 2021.

Only responses (in pdf format), uploaded electronically to DemandStar, before 3:00 p.m. (local time) on April 29, 2021 will be accepted.  Paper copy submittals will not be accepted.  The DemandStar platform does not accept late submittals.  The solicitation will be publicly opened within DemandStar via a Zoom meeting.  Registration through Zoom is required.

The City utilizes DemandStar to perform bid notification, document fulfillment, and e-bidding.  Interested bidders may download our solicitations for free, but you must still register with DemandStar.  They can be reached at 1-800-711-1712, hello@demandstar.com, or www.demandstar.com.  For additional information, please contact the Procurement Division at (352) 334-5021.

Pursuant to the City’s Financial Services Procedures Manual Section 41-424, the Cone of Silence period is in effect until the contract is awarded (including City Commission approval, if required). “Violation of this provision shall result in disqualification…”

The City of Gainesville reserves the right to reject any and all electronic submittals received in response to the solicitation as determined to be in the best interest of the City of Gainesville.


INVITATION TO BID

Notice is hereby given that the City of Gainesville, Florida will receive electronic submittals for “Gasoline and Diesel Fuel for Regional Transit System”, Invitation to Bid #RTSX-210028-DS.

A pre-bid meeting will not be held.  Question submittal deadline is March 29, 2021.

Only responses (in pdf format), uploaded electronically to DemandStar, before 3:00 p.m. (local time) on April 14, 2021 will be accepted.  Paper copy submittals will not be accepted.  The DemandStar platform does not accept late submittals.  The solicitation will be publicly opened within DemandStar via a Zoom meeting.  Registration through Zoom is required.

The City utilizes DemandStar to perform bid notification, document fulfillment, and e-bidding.  Interested bidders may download our solicitations for free, but you must still register with DemandStar.  They can be reached at 1-866-273-1863, hello@demandstar.com, or www.demandstar.com.  For additional information please contact the Procurement Division at (352) 334-5021.

Pursuant to the City’s Financial Services Procedures Manual Section 41-424, the Cone of Silence period is in effect until the contract is awarded (including City Commission approval, if required). “Violation of this provision shall result in disqualification…”

The City of Gainesville reserves the right to reject any and all electronic submittals received in response to the solicitation as determined to be in the best interest of the City of Gainesville.


MTA Construction & Development

SSE #: 342645

DUE DATE: Information Packages only 3/18/21

TITLE: MS21001 Request for Information and Request for Proposals for Operation and Maintenance of Infrastructure and Structures Supporting Long Island Rail Road (“LIRR”) access into Grand Central Terminal: Rail Facilities, Passenger Facilities, and Retail Development and Management.

DESC: MTA Construction & Development Company (“MTA C&D”) is seeking proposals for one or more qualified service providers to operate and maintain infrastructure and related structures supporting LIRR access into the new East Side Access Grand Central Terminal (“GCT”), and the rail facilities, passenger facilities, and retail development and management. There are three distinct scopes of work for this contract: (i) master lessee; (ii) facility maintenance and operations; and (iii) rail infrastructure maintenance and operations.

Info for the above solicitation can be found online at: http://web.mta.info/capconstr/procurement/cc_solicitations.htm.


Notices

LEGAL NOTICE

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

BUS STOP PASSENGER SHELTERS

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 Tuesday, April 13, 2021 by 9:00 AM.

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: Bus Stop Passenger Shelters RFP#2021-3


 

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