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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.


MANAGER, RAIL

NFTA-METRO career opportunity Manager, Rail. This is highly responsible supervisory and delegated administrative duties inherent in coordinating rail transportation and maintenance functions for the Metro Rail system.  Duties include performing all delegated administrative activities involving such areas as developing and establishing goals and objectives, assisting in the evaluation of existing service levels together with making recommendations relative to service level improvements.  Responsibilities include coordinating productivity studies and improvement efforts and performing benchmarking and special analyses to monitor and evaluate performance, utilization, and operations.

A Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, engineering, or related field and ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in transportation (rail-related preferred), including at least four years of supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

For more information and to apply online visit: Jobs.nfta.com


PURCHASING MANAGER

SANTA CRUZ METROPOLITAN TRANSIT DISTRICT

$83,657.60 – $106,766.40 annually.  Salaries are on a six-step salary range schedule.

Under general direction of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Purchasing Manager plans, organizes, directs, develops, and coordinates the activities of the Purchasing department, including contracting and purchasing;  ensures compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations; performs complex procurement activities;  performs other duties as assigned.

For more information and a complete job description and to apply, please go to our website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/scmtd


DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/PROGRAM MANAGER

The Tri-Valley – San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority is a relatively new transit authority created by the State of California to plan, design, and deliver the proposed 42 mile, 7-station Valley Link passenger rail project connecting the Dublin/Pleasanton BART station in Alameda County with the approved ACE North Lathrop Station in San Joaquin County, with a potential second phase to Stockton.  Over the past three years the Rail Authority has completed a Feasibility Report and will complete CEQA in the next few months.  Near future next steps include NEPA and 30% design.

The Deputy Executive Director/Program Manager directs and oversees the design and construction of the $2.5 billion Valley Link project.  The position oversees internal staff and the general engineering contractor and program management support services consultants.

The salary range is $200,000 to $260,000.  Starting salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.  The ideal candidate will be someone who is visionary, a strong leader, and who has experience in delivering a mega passenger rail project, which includes the development of effective and external partnerships.

This position is open until filled, with the first review of applicants on April 2, 2021.  For more information on the position and the full job description visit www.valleylinkrail.com/employment.


ACCESSIBLE SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR

VIA Metropolitan Transit, in San Antonio, is hiring an Accessible Services Administrator. This position is responsible for administration of the ADA Complementary Paratransit eligibility determination process, to include the supervision of professional staff engaged in the review and assessment of applicants for ­VIAtrans service and the Reduced Fare program. Also participates in the evaluation of requests for reconsideration of eligibility determinations. Improves and maintains contacts in the local medical, mental health and human service fields and the local disability community. Develops and directs the VIA travel training program and implements the VIAtrans Late Cancellation/No Show Policy. Assists in the review of service delivery policies, procedures, and new initiatives. Creates and distributes statistical and narrative reports. Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts, Public Administration or a health-related field; two (2) years of public transportation service planning or ADA policy experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

VIA values diversity and inclusion.


SACRAMENTO REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT

CLERK TO THE BOARD

$74,148.00 – $103,800.00 Annually
(Plus Excellent Benefits)

The purpose of this position is to assist the Board of Directors and District staff in the conduct of its business by performing duties mandated by state law, agency ordinances, administrative code and Board directives.  This is accomplished by managing meeting agendas, coordinating meeting ancillaries, overseeing subcommittees, writing, editing, maintaining and recording resolutions, minutes, motions, and information items, maintaining calendars, preparing documents and correspondence, filing, distributing and retrieving documents, preparing payroll, tracking information, and recording, analyzing and interpreting and reporting data.

This position will remain open until filled with an anticipated start date of May 1, 2021. 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.


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.


ANN ARBOR AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (THERIDE)

DEPUTY CEO, FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide), which operates fixed-route bus, commuter bus, paratransit, vanpool and airport service in the thriving Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti area—home of the University of Michigan—is looking for an experienced transportation professional to serve as Deputy CEO, Finance and Administration.

With over 120 buses, paratransit, and service vehicles, and 270 employees, TheRide’s $43M operating and $6.4M capital budgets support 35 routes carrying over 6.4 million riders/yr to over 1,500 stops throughout the region.

Reporting directly to the CEO, the DCEO-FA will oversee, coordinate, and direct TheRide’s financial, planning (service development), purchasing, and information technology departments.

He/she will work with the CEO and other Deputy CEOs to provide leadership, management, and oversight necessary to ensure TheRide has appropriate processes, procedures and systems in place to make informed decisions, achieve its overall aims, and run efficiently, while remaining financially sustainable.

He/she will also foster excellent relationships with staff, as well as with regional and community partners, and the State and Federal governments, to advance TheRide’s mission to provide first-class service that is safe, affordable, and reliable.

AAATA/TheRide offers a competitive salary and benefits and is an equal opportunity employer.

For a complete job description and details on how to apply, go to www.harrisrand.com and click on “Current Searches,” or submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements in confidence to Christopher Boylan, at Harris Rand Lusk Executive Search: cboylan@harrisrand.com


DIRECTOR, PLANNING AND SCHEDULING; JOB NUMBER: 40509

Get the inside scoop on this exciting opportunity by listening to Carrie Hotton-MacDonald, Branch Manager of Edmonton Transit Service and Sarah Feldman, Director of Business Integration and Workforce Development at ETS in this exclusive podcast (bit.ly/3bPJU8q). Hone in on the valuable insights they share with our listeners, with topics ranging from the mandate of the branch and position, to the different ways the Director will be supporting the Bus Network Redesign. To view a transcript of the conversation, visit bit.ly/2QcqsKH.

The Role:
Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) is a fully integrated, progressive, easy-to-use public transit system that provides over 80 million rides each year. Transit plays an important role in city building and ETS service includes conventional bus, LRT and paratransit service.

The Director, Planning and Scheduling is an integrator that is accountable for building a transit system that advances the City’s vision by supporting ridership growth, modal shift and changing urban form. This involves the development of optimally designed transit routes and schedules to meet the objectives of Edmonton’s Transit Strategy and provide safe, fast and convenient service for customers; determining capital and operating budget requirements related to service plans; planning service interventions to respond to detours; and managing activities related to special events and regional partnerships.

The Director, Planning & Scheduling provides leadership and strategic management for three (3) units/functions including: planning (service planning, facility design and operations, detour planning/implementation, accessibility planning and travel training); scheduling (scheduling, shift design, maps, data management and analytics); regional and special services (regional contracted service, special events and charters). Reporting to the Director are three managers and support staff with over thirty full time employees in the section.

First year goals and deliverables:

  • Direct the planning and scheduling of Edmonton Transit Service routes and schedules ensuring efficient and responsive routes for the users, managing within approved budgeted service hours, vehicles and full time employees.
  • Direct service planning input to development of the annual service plan, outlining changes that will be introduced in the upcoming year.
  • Ensure service standards are met and decisions comply with the Transit Service Policy approved by Council
  • Ensure integration of long-term mass transit plans with ETS service plans, in support of City Plan goals
  • Lead the team in review of service related components of LRT expansion, such as approval of the Annual Operations Plan for the Valley Line Southeast and coordinating review of LRT expansion projects
  • Lead activities related to regional transit service including building relationships with regional stakeholders, contract management and regional service planning
  • Implementation of service planning components from the Transit Strategy and advancing related infrastructure and capital requirements
  • Actively participate in the development of strategies for the Branch and in alignment with the City’s Service Innovation and Performance Branch, Council, the City Plan and the budget
  • Providing relevant business data to guide decision making to meet the goals of citizen-centered service delivery
  • Anticipate business opportunities, influence policy, planning and initiatives, and foster a culture of accountability through performance measurement
  • Integrate multi-disciplinary teams to work collaboratively with stakeholders supporting corporate priorities
  • Build new and innovative collaborative partnerships with external agencies, orders of government, community organizations, and internal departments and branches

What does success look like?

  • Apply knowledge or training and/or education in Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, Transportation or Transit Planning or other related disciplines
  • Utilize experience in senior leadership roles with a large, complex organization
  • Integrate multi-disciplinary teams to work collaboratively with stakeholders supporting corporate priorities
  • Think strategically to address large, complex issues, to manage emergent projects while steering dynamically
  • Actively participate in the development of strategies for the Branch and in alignment with the City’s Service Innovation and Performance Branch
  • Build a respectful workplace culture through a values-based influencer approach and work collaboratively
  • Balance strategic planning with executive level consulting and communication skills
  • Understand complex municipal subject matter and build influential relationships with Council, external agencies, orders of government, community organizations, and internal departments and branches
  • Communicate with strong political acumen, strategic planning, issue resolution and decision-making skills
  • Present complex ideas to diverse audiences, build positive relationships and establish clear expectations
  • Service excellence, embracing diversity and promoting inclusiveness
  • Align leadership, organizational climate and resources to support the corporation’s strategic management framework
  • Demonstrate alignment with the Cultural Commitments of Safe; Helpful; Accountable; Integrated; and Excellent, fostering an environment for others to do the same. For more information on the City’s Cultural Commitments, please visit (http://bit.ly/3bH2Ztv).
  • Demonstrate the foundational competencies, key behaviours and attributes of the City’s six leadership competencies: Courage, Inclusivity, Values-Based Influencer, Collaborative Networker, Systems Thinker and Creative Innovator. For more information on the City’s leadership competencies, please visit (http://bit.ly/2PLbz1w).

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

1 Permanent, Full-time position

Hours of Work: 36.9 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Salary: $130,111 – $162,640 (Annually)

Talent Acquisition Consultant: JM/JB Classification Title: Director, Service Development Posting Date: Mar 17, 2021

Closing Date: Apr 6, 2021 11:59:00 PM (MDT) Number of Openings (up to): 1 – Permanent Full-time Union: Management

Department: Edmonton Transit Service

Work Location(s): 15th Floor Edmonton Tower, 10111 104 Avenue, Edmonton T5J 0J4

Visit www.edmonton.ca/careers for information on how to apply


GENERAL MANAGER

SUBURBAN MOBILITY AUTHORITY FOR REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION (SMART)

How would you like to work alongside a committed staff, in a vibrant and engaged community, in one of the most culturally diverse areas of the country?  KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) to identify candidates for the position of General Manager. SMART is the public transit operator serving suburban Metro Detroit in partnership with the Detroit Department of Transportation. The Authority operates 44 linehaul and three park-and-ride bus routes in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb Counties. As of 2008, SMART has the third highest ridership of Michigan’s transit systems. SMART is at an exciting point in its history and this position will play a key role in its future. Reporting directly to the Board of Directors the General Manager will be a charismatic, effective, proactive communicator and relationship builder with political acumen and good judgment. He/she will have proven track record of bringing communities together, building consensus, and advocating for diversity. As the Chief Executive Officer he/she will be directly responsible for all Authority operations and activities, subject to legislation, by-laws, and policies, limitations, and budgets established by the Board. This position requires a Bachelor’s (Master’s or Juris Doctor preferred) in public administration, business administration, urban or regional planning, transportation management, or similar field. It requires at least five years in a senior management public/private sector agency position; effective verbal/written communication skills; a willingness to meet with the public on matters of transportation planning, demand management, and transit programs; and experience in union relations, financial management and budgetary controls, and intergovernmental and community relations. This is an excellent opportunity that offers attractive compensation, relocation, and equal opportunity. SMART values diversity at all levels of its workforce — women and minorities are encouraged to apply. To be considered, please go to https://www.KL2connects.com/openings, select the SMART listing, and upload your letter of interest, resume, salary expectations, and 4-5 professional references (preferably supervisory and including name, title, phone, email address, and relationship to you). For more information on this exciting opportunity contact KL2 Connects LLC’s Christian Kent at Christian@KL2connects.com. Thank you for your interest in SMART!


MANAGER OF SERVICE PLANNING AND SCHEDULING

VIA Metropolitan Transit, in San Antonio, is hiring for a Manager of Service Planning and Scheduling. This position reports to the Director of Capital and Service Planning for VIA’s service planning and scheduling functions. Assists the Director in divisional operations, including prioritization of major work assignments. Aides the Director in preparation of the division’s manpower and budget activities. Organizes, directs, and monitors the work in Service Planning and Scheduling Department. This position supervises and directs the activities of the service planners, service analysts, schedulers, and service checker staff. Responsible for VIA’s annual and five-year transit service plans, triannual transit service changes and annual National Transit Database (NTD) and transit performance reports. Coordinates Long Range Comprehensive Strategic Plan and High-Capacity Transit Corridor planning with the Strategic Planning department. A Bachelors (Master’s Degree preferred) in Business Administration, Planning, Engineering, Economics, Finance, Transportation, or related field and at least 7 years of applicable work experience in transit and transportation planning and policy analysis, or an equivalent combination. This experience must include 3 years of transit service planning, and transit scheduling. Must be able to organize and direct the technical work of other planners, schedulers, and analyst.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

VIA values diversity and inclusion.


THREE EXCITING CALTRAIN CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH THE SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT

Director of Engineering

Director, Capital Program Delivery

Deputy Director, Railroad Systems Engineering

How would you like to work for a progressive transit agency, alongside a committed staff, in a vibrant and engaged community, in one of the most beautiful areas of the country? KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by the San Mateo County Transit District to identify candidates for three Caltrain positions: (1) Director of Engineering, (2) Director, Capital Program Delivery, and (3) Deputy Director, Railroad Systems Engineering.

Caltrain provides commuter rail service along the San Francisco Peninsula, through the South Bay to San Jose and Gilroy. Its vision is to provide a safe, reliable, sustainable modern rail system that meets the growing mobility needs of the San Francisco Bay Area region.

Our railroad has a 150-year history of serving the San Francisco Bay Area peninsula, and in recent years, we have become a regional and national force and a key link in the future high-speed rail (HSR) network. Our most exciting chapter is being written—Caltrain is going electric!

The $1.9 billion Caltrain Modernization Program will electrify Caltrain and upgrade its performance, operating efficiency, capacity, safety, and reliability. The Caltrain Modernization Program includes the electrification of the existing Caltrain corridor between San Francisco and San Jose and the replacement of Caltrain’s diesel trains with high-performance Electric Multiple Units. This is the first step to realizing Caltrain’s 2040 Service Vision that anticipates delivering more than 180K daily rides for the Bay Area.

Come be a part of one of the transit industry’s most consequential public projects in the nation! SMCTD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that values diversity at all levels of its workforce—women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

For more information, go to https://www.KL2connects.com/openings. There you will find a full brochure on the positions with job description and other relevant information. To apply, select the appropriate Caltrain listing, and upload your letter of interest, resume, salary expectations, and 4-5 professional references (preferably supervisory and including their name, title, phone, email address, and relationship to you). For more information, please contact KL2’s Robert Babbitt at bob@KL2connects.com.


Bulletin No: 003806-058

Job Title: 

SENIOR ENGINEER (COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS)

Basic Function
Performs complex engineering work and oversees engineers through the review of project submittals with the goal of achieving compliance with Metro standards, directives, and project objectives.

Experience

  • Six years of relevant experience in appropriate engineering discipline, including design and construction of public transit projects or major public agency projects; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment

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


Bulletin No: 006800-002

Job Title: 

SENIOR MANAGER, RAIL FLEET SERVICES WARRANTY/QUALITY ASSURANCE

Basic Function
Provides rail fleet quality assurance (QA) and warranty support services by ensuring compliance with established policies, procedures, and Metro’s standards.

Experience

  • Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in warranty administration, materials management, contract administration, or maintenance management

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


Bids/Proposals

PUBLIC NOTICE

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) 1-3379

RAIL TOW VEHICLE

Orange County Transportation Authority invites proposals from qualified contractors to provide one rail tow vehicle.

Proposals are due at or before 2:00 p.m., Pacific Time, April 14, 2021.

The RFP may be downloaded at https://cammnet.octa.net


EUPTA Ferry Fare Collection System—Request for Proposals

Due Date: April 23, 2021

The Eastern Upper Peninsula Transportation Authority (EUPTA) is soliciting proposals from one or more firm(s), to implement a cloud-based, hosted mobile ticketing solution on its ferry services, along with all related project delivery services and ongoing operations and maintenance.

EUPTA operates ferries to Drummond, Sugar and Neebish Islands in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, providing a combined total of approximately 500,000 vehicle trips per year.

EUPTA is seeking creative and cost-effective solutions to serve the needs of its ridership year-round, which includes permanent island residents and highly variable tourist traffic primarily in the summer season.

A virtual pre-proposal meeting is planned for March 30, 2021.  All information related to this solicitation is posted to the EUP Transportation Authority’s website: www.eupta.net


For Sale

FOR SALE

GENFARE ODYSSEY FAREBOX SPARE PARTS

Items to be sold preferably as a complete lot. Individual parts purchase will be considered. For a detailed parts list please contact:

Gary Korneck, Procurement Manager
St. Cloud Metropolitan Transit Commission
665 Franklin Avenue N.E.
St. Cloud, MN 56304
Phone: 320-529-4488
Email: gkorneck@stcloudmtc.com


 

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