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DIRECTOR OPERATING PRACTICES

Metro’s Director Operating Practices is a forward-looking leader that delivers on the effort to refresh Metro’s Safety Rules and Procedures Handbook in alignment with the current operating environment, industry best practices, company policy, and regulatory requirements, in support of the implementation of a Safety Management System (SMS). The incumbent is highly experienced in leading an Operating Practices team in support of transit or railroad operations; managing rules committees; writing and revising rules, processes, and procedures; and implementing efficiency and proficiency testing programs. Additionally, the Director is regarded as a subject matter expert with hands-on experience in the areas of Roadway Worker Protection (RWP), Electrical Safety Protocols, and Blue Signal Protection.

For additional details and to apply, please visit: www.WMATA.com/careers

JOB ID: 210131
WMATA is an equal opportunity employer.


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.


POSITIONS AVAILABLE

MARTA is the ninth largest transit system in the U.S. and the largest of its kind in the Southeast that provides bus, rail and paratransit service.  As the leading transit provider for the region for over twenty-five years, MARTA has contributed to the development of a booming convention industry and the attraction of numerous businesses and corporations.

There are approximately 4,500 MARTA employees and our employees are our most important asset.  This is why we hire the best talent we can find and offer opportunities to expand and develop their skills while working at MARTA.

We are currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

Sr. Manager of Systems Engineering – IRC69518

Civil Engineer VI – IRC71158

Electrical Engineer VI – IRC71759

Sr. IT Program Manager – IRC71799

System Safety Engineer III – IRC67905

Sr. Specifications Writer – IRC69559

Journeyman Bus Technician – IRC69759

Journeyman Track Maintainer – IRC68186

Regional Planner III – IRC71801

Bus Stop Planner II – IRC71499

Transit Police Officer – IRC68520

Bus Operator – IRC70079

Sr. IT Compliance Analyst – IRC71359

Certification Analyst – IRC70658

Virtual Customer Service Representative – IRC72159

If you are interested in any of these exciting career opportunities, please visit our website at www.itsmarta.com and/or send your resume to Jim Stephanopoulos, E-Mail: jstephanopoulos@itsmarta.com to get more information and to apply.

MARTA is an Equal Employment Opportunity – Affirmative Action Employer & E-Verify Participant


KANAWHA VALLEY REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (KVRTA)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/GENERAL MANAGER

The Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority (KVRTA) located in Charleston WV,  is searching for a strategic leader to direct the programs, services, and its staff. KVRTA employs 140 individuals, serving a 913 square mile area with 20 fixed routes, operates a fleet of 49 buses and carried 1.6 million passengers a year (pre-COVID).  Additionally, KVRTA provides ADA Complementary Paratransit Service with 13 specially equipped vans.  KVRTA’s annual operating budget is approximately $13.3 million, and the Authority is supported locally by an excess property tax levy in effect until June 30,2024.  This position answers directly to the KVRTA Board of Members (which is appointed by local governments) and is responsible for overseeing all KVRTA personnel.  For other information on KVRTA please visit our website at www.RideonKRT.com

Education/Knowledge
A bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Public Administration, or a comparable equivalent is preferred. Experience and education related to a transit setting or a related field is required.  A thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, and equipment related to public transportation is also required. Knowledge and application of federal, state, and local government regulations 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 at a senior management level. An additional requirement is experience preparing and monitoring budgets, services, experience in labor relations, union negotiations, and system performance monitoring as well as the ability to prepare and present reports.

Compensation
KVRTA offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KVRTA plans to fill this position in the summer of 2021.

Interested candidates should submit cover letter (with salary requirements), resume, and three professional references to: KVRTAGMsearch@rideonkrt.com – Attention Todd Goldman, President KVRTA Board of Members.

KVRTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION (FRA)

The Federal Railroad Administration is seeking a highly qualified executive to serve as the agency’s Executive Director (ED).  The ED will provide leadership and direction over programs and managers to include policy direction in the areas of high speed rail, grants management, research and development, policy and legislative issues, strategic planning, financial integrity, human resources, etc.

Additional information regarding this vacancy as well as how to apply can be found at url: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/599530900


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/VICE PRESIDENT, ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATION

LONG BEACH TRANSIT

Known as a progressive and innovative agency, Long Beach Transit fosters, drives and maintains an effective, collaborative team environment and value driven organization.  Actively embracing the values of “Customer First,” “Integrity,” “Continuous Improvement,” “Be Proactive,” and “Cultivate Employee Potential,” Long Beach Transit serves over 100 square miles across 14 cities accumulating over 6.9 million service miles and 700,000 service hours each year.  Approximately 800 staff in the agency collectively support 250 fixed-route buses, water taxi services, demand-responsive paratransit services, special seasonal services and commuter service.

To be “a leading provider of transportation options delivering innovative and high-performing services within a multi-modal network that transforms the social, environmental and economic well-being of the diverse communities we serve,” Long Beach Transit seeks an Executive Director/Vice President of Organizational Development and Administration (formerly known as Employee and Labor Relations) to advance the agency’s human resources strategy and talent development programs.  The Executive Director/Vice President oversees a $10.5 million budget and 28 professionals encompassing the 5 operational divisions of Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, Risk, Training and Development, and Environmental Health and Safety.

The ideal candidate has the qualities of an innovator, motivating team builder, and problem solver who likes change, an action oriented environment, and collaborative leadership.  The successful candidate will be relied upon to introduce new perspectives and experiences for enhancing department operations, implementing continuous improvement strategies, achieving agency goals, facilitating change, recruiting high performing individuals, and fostering customer service.  The ideal candidate is a change agent to refocus the organization.

Candidates must have general Human Resource knowledge and supervisory experience.  A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business Management or related field is required.  Applicants must additionally have a minimum of 10 years of human resources management experience with at least five years in a senior managerial role.  Some public sector experience is preferred, and a Master’s degree is highly desirable. The annual salary range of the position is $160,000 – $185,000, and Long Beach Transit provides competitive executive level benefits.

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit our website at:

Peckham & McKenney
www.peckhamandmckenney.com

Resumes are acknowledged within two business days.  Call Tony Dahlerbruch at (866) 912-1919 for more information. A detailed brochure is available at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Filing deadline is May 28, 2021.


SENIOR DIRECTOR, SPECIAL PROJECTS (BETTER BUS)

Closing Date: 14-MAY-21
Salary Range: $125,425 – $156,770 – $188,115

The Senior Director will lead Metro’s interdepartmental Better Bus Program to deliver improved service to Metro bus riders in the areas of speed, reliability, safety, and comfort. The improvements include everything from bus-only lanes and bus stop shelters to personal security and on-board cleanliness.

Apply online at jobs.metro.net


TRANSIT DIRECTOR – JACKSON, WY

$87,000 – $143,000 DOQ. 

START seeks a qualified individual to lead a county wide transit system carrying over a million riders each year.  Position works closely with a 7 member Joint Powers Board and reports to the Town Manager, manages a department comprised of 18 full time staff members and approximately 70 winter seasonal drivers, and oversees an annual operating budget of approximately $6 million.

BA/BS degree, Masters preferred + 5 years of increasingly responsible transit management experience at the top level. For a complete job description and to apply, visit: www.jacksonwy.gov/jobs

Deadline: Friday, May 28, 2021 at 12:00 PM Drug Free Workplace /Equal Opportunity Employer


TRANSIT PLANNER

BALTIMORE METROPOLITAN COUNCIL

The Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC) is a private, non-profit planning entity in the Baltimore region. The BMC’s primary function is to support the Baltimore Regional Transportation Board (BRTB), the metropolitan planning organization (MPO) and its regional transportation planning activities. BMC is seeking a full time mid-level planner to coordinate and assist transit planning efforts in the Baltimore region.

Typical duties will include acting as a liaison between the BMC and the transit agencies in the region including the Maryland Transit Administration and seven other smaller transit agencies. The position will oversee the implementation of the FTA required Transit Asset Management Plan and monitor the Federal Register and FTA Circulars for FTA funding sources and regulation requirements.

The Minimum Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in city/regional/transportation planning, engineering or a related curriculum, plus three years of responsible experience. A Master’s Degree may be substituted for one year of experience.

To view the job announcement and for application materials, please visit: https://www.baltometro.org/about-us/careers. Send cover letter and resume to Kathy Renzi, via-email to (krenzi@baltometro.org). Position will remain open until filled. BMC is an EOE/M/F/H.


SACRAMENTO REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT

SENIOR PROGRAMMER ANALYST

$86,304 – $120,840 annually
(Plus Excellent Benefits)

The purpose of this position is to design, develop, configure, and implement software applications, perform complex and analytical assignments, manage multi-tasking projects, and create, modify, and maintain business applications.  This is accomplished by analyzing and designing existing systems and programs, developing or recommending new systems or modifications, managing development and implementation of multi-site, web-enabled applications, performing system analysis of programs and processes, and interfacing with end users to determine system requirements to improve efficiency, accountability, and workflow.  Other duties include assisting with application architectural design, technology research, and developing prototypes for proof of concept.

Final Filing Date: Open 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 is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action EOE/AA Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.


Bids/Proposals

COMMUNITY TRANSIT
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

RFP #2021-012, HEAVY DUTY TRANSIT BUSES (40FT, 60 FT, AND BRT 60 FT)

Issue Date: May 7, 2021
Bid Due Date: August 25, 2021

Full notice and specifications can be viewed at: http://www.communitytransit.org/procurement


HART REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) 21-02

ARCHITECTURAL, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES

The Housatonic Area Regional Transit District (HARTransit) will accept requests for qualifications from vendors with requisite experience to provide architectural, engineering and construction management consulting services.  HARTransit is a small urban bus system located in Danbury, CT.  The period of performance will be for five (5) years.

All RFQ responses must be submitted by June 7, 2021 by 3pm, EDT.

For more information, email Richard ­Schreiner at ricks@hartransit.com, or visit www.HARTransit.com


UNIFIED PARATRANSIT/MICROTRANSIT SCHEDULING SOFTWARE
(RFP 21-46)

Notice is hereby given that City of Glendale, Arizona (Glendale Transit) is soliciting proposals from qualified companies to provide a customer-focused unified paratransit and microtransit scheduling software solution.

Detailed specifications will be available online beginning Thursday, April 29, 2021 by visiting: https://www.glendaleaz.com/cms/One.aspx?portalId=15209085&pageId=15784272

There will be an optional virtual pre-offer conference held on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 10:00 AM (MST) via GoToMeeting. Information on how to access this meeting can be found in the proposal. Attendance is not required but strongly encouraged.

Any questions should be submitted by calling or emailing Elmer Garcia at 623-930-2866 or Egarcia1@glendaleaz.com.  Please put RFP 21-46 on the subject line.

All bids must be submitted in accordance with requirements set forth in this Bid documentation and must be received by the City through the Vendor Self-Service (VSS) Online Bid System on or before June 14, 2021 by 2:00 p.m. (MST).


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Request for Proposals for Assistance in the Establishment and Implementation of a Safety Management System (SMS) by the Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA)

Reply to: Annie Powell, CARTA, 1617 Wilcox Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37406
Telephone 423-629-1411, Facsimile 423-698-2749, E-mail: anniepowell@gocarta.org

Proposers must respond to CARTA’s RFP, which will be mailed by request.

Proposal Due Date: June 14, 2021 at 2 p.m.

See CARTA’s RFP for additional requirements. No proposer will be discriminated against because of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, or disability.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)

REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT (RTD)
RFP NO. 121FK002

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide:

Forty Foot Battery Electric Transit Buses
for the Regional Transportation District

RFP documents are available to view and/or download at http://www.rtd-denver.com/currentsolicitations. For assistance contact RTD Contracts and Procurement purchasing.help@rtd-denver.com

Inquiries concerning the content of the RFP should be directed to:

Leo Fautsch, Senior Buyer
Regional Transportation District
1900 31st Street
Denver, CO 80216
(303) 299-3315
leo.fautsch@rtd-denver.com

Written proposals will be received by Contracts and Procurement, RTD, 1900 31st Street, Denver, Colorado 80216 until 2:00 p.m. prevailing local time on August 18, 2021.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

WeGo Public Transit (Nashville MTA) has received an FTA COVID-19 Research and Demonstration Grant to use crowd data to develop predictive algorithms to improve transit service, routing, and scheduling and requires a qualified firm to provide independent third party evaluation services as required by the grant.  Firms that have previous experience serving as third-party evaluators for FTA-funded research and demonstration projects are requested to contact: Denise.Richardson@nashville.gov to obtain the solicitation documents.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

TRANSIT PLANNING STUDIES

Knoxville-Knox County Planning, an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer, is soliciting proposals to conduct three transit studies. The studies will be part of one contract.  The studies are:

  1. Comprehensive Operational Analysis of Knoxville Area Transit;
  2. Coordination Study of three different transit agencies;
  3. Urban Area Transit Study that identifies areas that might support higher capacity transit services.

Knoxville-Knox County Planning is located in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Proposals are due Friday, June 4, 2021 by 4:00 p.m. EST.  The RFP is available at https://knoxplanning.org/rfp.


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