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VP/CHIEF TRANSPORTATION OFFICER
JACKSONVILLE TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) is seeking a highly qualified, dynamic and innovative Vice President and Chief Transportation Officer. The JTA is an independent state agency serving Duval County with multi-modal responsibilities that include express and regular bus service, paratransit services, a downtown Skyway monorail, the St. Johns River Ferry, ReadiRide neighborhood shuttles, regional service in Baker, Clay and Nassau counties, and micro-transit options. Through the JTAMobilityWorks initiative, the JTA also constructs bridges, highways and other infrastructure improvements in Duval County.

Under the general direction of the CEO, this position is responsible for the safe, secure, effective, and efficient operation of JTA passenger transportation services to include the planning, management, operation and maintenance of all transport vehicles related to JTA’s public transit system. The VP is also responsible for the productivity and accountability of the workforce engaged in providing passenger transit service and service planning on behalf of JTA.

Interested candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in a related field plus at least 10 years of progressively increased responsibility in the management of resources and staff. Prior Executive Management experience with a focus on operations and safety with an advanced degree is preferred. Proven success in organizational transformation resulting in improved efficiency, effectiveness and enhanced brand value is a plus. For more information or to submit a resume, please contact Gregg Moser, K&A at gmoser@kapartners.com.


OPERATIONS & SCHEDULES ANALYST BUS DIVISION (PS101443)
GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE, HIGHWAY & TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT

(Position is located at the Bus Transit Division in San Rafael)
Salary Range: $102,252.80 – $123,593.60
40 hour work week

(Employee pays 7% of salary/wage toward CalPERS retirement plan)

Application Procedure:

Failure To Meet Any Of The Requirements Stated Below May Result In Rejection Of Your Application
To Apply: www.goldengate.org/jobs

The Following Documents Must Be Submitted At Time Of Application:
1. GGBHT Online Employment Application
2. Resume (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)
3. Cover letter demonstrating applicable work experience (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)
The Selection Process For This Position Will Include:
• Assessment of education, training and experience
• Oral Panel Interview
• Department interview for final candidates
• Background, Employment and Security Investigation
* The District will only invite those candidates whose qualifications Most Closely Match the position requirements to continue in the selection process.


CHIEF AUDIT OFFICER
VIA METROPOLITAN TRANSIT

VIA Metropolitan Transit, in San Antonio, is hiring a Chief Audit Officer. VIA was named the Outstanding Metropolitan Transit Agency for 2017 by the Texas Transit Association. VIA is focused on building a public transportation system that includes a better bus system, rapid transit corridors, and innovative services; come be a part of this success. The qualified candidate plans, develops, recommends and implements audit procedures and systems consistent with requirements set forth by VIA’s Board of Trustees, through the Audit Committee, regulatory agencies and industry best practices. Responsible for also determining and reporting on the reliability and integrity of financial information and the means used to identify, measure, classify and report such information. Responsible for the administration of VIA’s Fraud, Waste and Abuse Program, for receiving and investigating allegations of ethics/standards of conduct violations, and for the facilitation of actions to resolve vendor protests of VIA procurement solicitations. Serves as the focal point for all audits, evaluations, reviews, appraisals, etc. conducted by external agencies. Serves as a reporting point for ethics complaints and as staff liaison to Ethics Committees. Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business, with at least 30 hours of accounting. Master’s degree is preferred. Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). Must have at least 10 years’ experience in Internal Auditing and/or Audit/Management Advisory or Consulting Services with a public accounting firm, including a minimum 5 years supervisory experience. Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and/or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) a plus. Governmental accounting/auditing and transit industry experience preferred. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be acceptable. For a full job description and to apply, please visit our website at www.viainfo.net.

Equal Opportunity Employer
VIA values diversity and inclusion.


SENIOR TRANSIT PLANNER
PIONEER VALLEY TRANSIT AUTHORITY

PVPC seeks a highly qualified and experienced transit professional to work in our transit planning program and provide extensive technical support services to the region’s transit authority. Candidates must be technically sound and able to handle multiple projects as the primary liaison to the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority. Requires minimum of bachelor’s degree and 3 or more years of relevant experience. Candidates must have excellent analytical, communication (including public engagement), leadership, computer skills and be familiar with federal transit programs and requirements. Starting salary of $53,000 to $75,000 depending upon qualifications and experience. Submit resume with cover letter, writing sample and starting salary expectation by December 5, 2019 target date to: Kimberly H. Robinson, Executive Director, Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, 60 Congress Street, Springfield, MA 01104. An AA/EOE Employer. Position will remain open until filled.


DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
VIA METROPOLITAN TRANSIT
(SAN ANTONIO, TX)

How would you like to live and work in an affordable city that U.S. News & World Report ranked in its top 25 out of 100 best places to live? KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by VIA Metropolitan Transit to recruit the agency’s next Deputy Chief Executive Officer. VIA provides San Antonio and surrounding communities with bus and paratransit services. With local support, a strong financial position, and excellent growth potential, VIA is at an exciting point in its history, and this position will play a key role in its future. Reporting to VIA’s President/CEO, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer assists in managing all line and staff functions and activities; plans, organizes, directs, and administers internal functions of the Business Support Services Group; provides support to the CEO in efforts to build greater support among stakeholders and the public for existing and advanced transit systems; and provides leadership in developing recommendations to the CEO and Board. This position requires a Bachelor’s (Master’s preferred) in Public Administration, Business Administration, Urban or Transportation Planning, or related field plus ten years of experience (seven in a senior management position) in progressively responsible positions across a broad range of mass transit functions. (Equivalent education and experience may be acceptable.) The Deputy CEO must have knowledge of: transportation operations, management, labor relations; personnel management; budgeting and financial controls; transit performance; service policy; governmental regulations; federal, state, and local laws; management principles; and procurement. This is an excellent opportunity with a progressive agency that offers attractive compensation, relocation, and equal opportunity. VIA values diversity at all levels of its workforce — women and minorities are encouraged to apply. To be considered, go to https://jobs.kl2connects.com, select the VIA Deputy CEO listing, and upload your cover letter, resume, and 4-5 professional references (preferably supervisory and including each reference’s name, title, relationship to you, phone, and email address). For more information contact KL2’s Christian Kent at Christian@KL2connects.com.


GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT, TRANSPORTATION (COMMUTER RAIL)
REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT OF DENVER, CO (RTD)

At the Regional Transportation District of Denver, CO (RTD) our mission is to meet our constituents’ present and future public transit needs by offering safe, clean, reliable, courteous, accessible and cost-effective service throughout the District. We look for candidates to join our team in creating a legacy for current and future generations.
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in transportation, business administration or management, Master’s Degree preferred.
• A minimum of five years of supervisory experience in transportation rail operations, FRA regulated passenger rail operations preferred preferably in a union environment.
• A minimum of ten years of experience in the proper operation of and associated equipment in all phases of the passenger rail industry.
• A minimum of three years of experience working with SCADA and train control systems, TMDS and Interoperable- Electronic Train Management System (I-ETMS) preferred, radio equipment and video equipment.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule, which can include the ability to be ‘on-call’ on a 24-hour basis.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
• Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
• Ability to use sound judgment.
• Ability to manage time and workload effectively, which includes planning, organizing, and prioritizing with attention to details.
OR
• An equivalent combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities.

We currently have the following position available:
General Superintendent, Transportation (Commuter Rail)

Description of Work: This position is responsible for directing the transportation activities of the Commuter Rail Transportation Department and the control and direction of all revenue service vehicles and support vehicles. This is a safety sensitive position subject to the rules and regulations of the RTD/ Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Drug and Alcohol Policy.
Please apply on or after November 10, 2019, but before December 6, 2019. For a complete job description, and to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.rtd-denver.com/careers.

Regional Transportation District (RTD)
Denver, CO 80202
EOE/AA/Drug Free


TRANSIT GRANTS COORDINATOR
CITY OF ASHEVILLE

Salary: $21.95 -$26.34 Hourly
About our opportunity:
The City of Asheville’s Transit Division of the Transportation Department is seeking a full-time Grants Coordinator. The purpose of this position is to provide professional support and ongoing management of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grants and any other grants of the Transit Division.

Under direction of the Transit Planning Manager, the Grant Coordinator will coordinate internally with various departments, sub-recipients, and the Metropolitan Planning Organization. The Grant Coordinator is responsible for preparing grant funding applications and proposals for Federal, State, and other non-government grants to support various aspects of Asheville’s transit operations. The Grants Coordinator will manage all the details of the pre- and post-award grant administration for both City of Asheville transit and sub-recipients of grants. Sub-recipients include four counties within the region for which the City provides administrative services and oversight.

Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Grant Management, Finance, Project Management or a related field, with at least three (3) years of progressively responsible related experience; OR Associate’s degree in a related field, with at least five (5) years of progressively responsible related experience; OR a High School Diploma or equivalent with at least eight (8) years of progressively responsible related experience.

Please apply with an application at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ashevillenc/jobs/2603331/transit-grants-coordinator?page=4&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
RESEARCH TRIANGLE REGIONAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by the Research Triangle Regional Public Transportation Authority (GoTriangle) to identify candidates for the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Reporting directly to the Board of Trustees, the CEO will be a thought leader for regional public transportation issues, responsible for implementing Board policies and for directing the Authority toward current and long-range goals. The CEO will articulate the Authority’s vision, foster a culture of internal and external collaboration, and work creatively to help shape the transportation future of the Research Triangle region of NC. Exhibiting the highest standards of ethics, accountability, and transparency, the CEO will report to the Board on finances; operations; construction; project management; political and administrative activities; garnering support and advancing the Authority’s interests at the federal, state, and regional levels. The CEO will have the interpersonal, communication, and emotional intelligence skills required to counsel, interact with, and explain complex information to the public; employees; governmental entities; the business community; and judicial personnel. At all times, the CEO will maintain an emphasis on collaboration; safety; quality; cost efficiency; and being a supportive partner in advancing regional mobility.
The ideal candidate will have an accredited Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree in Business, Public Administration, or a related program desired); at least 10 years of progressively responsible senior management experience in an organization of comparable size and complexity (a minimum of 5 years of experience as a CEO desired); knowledge of Federal funding programs including New/Small Starts and CIG programs; commuter rail and BRT experience desired; and a thorough understanding of planning, financing, implementing, and organizing a regional transportation program. (An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted.)

To be considered, please go to: https://www.kl2connects.com/openings, select the GoTriangle listing, and upload your letter of interest, resume, and 4-5 professional references (preferably supervisory and including name, title, relationship to you, phone, and email address). GoTriangle values diversity and inclusion and offers equal opportunity at all levels of its workforce — women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Thank you for your interest in GoTriangle!


FINANCIAL SERVICES DIRECTOR
BEN FRANKLIN TRANSIT

Richland, Washington
Salary: Up to $130,573

Ben Franklin Transit has a 2019 operating budget of $42,022,300 and a capital budget of $22,012,566. As a member of the executive leadership team, the Financial Services Director supervises 12 department staff and is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and administering the functions of the Finance Department, including all Financial, Public Records, Information Technology, and Procurement functions. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related field and 5 years of increasingly responsible financial and management level experience required.

For complete position profile and to apply, visit Prothman at www.prothman.com. For questions, call 206-368-0050. First review: 12/8/19 (open until filled).


 

DIRECTOR, ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
PALM TRAN

Salary Range: $94,660 Annually, negotiable depending on qualifications
Department: Palm Tran/Administrative Services
Location: 3201 Electronics Way, West Palm Beach
Hours: 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday – Friday
Other: Valid Florida Driver’s License and PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment.
This Is An At-Will Position.

Highly responsible supervisory and administrative work directing and coordinating the revenue generating finance and fiscal activities of Palm Tran’s finance, accounting, revenue, budget, contracts, grants, and purchasing sections. Responsible for developing and reviewing contracts, inter-local service agreements, and state and federal grants. Manages grants accounting and compliance, fixed asset accounting and control, and inventory accounting and controls. Also responsible for developing fiscally sound labor contract provisions and participating in labor contract negotiations, as well as overseeing the reporting and tracking of all financial data for purposes of cost analysis, forecasting, compliance, budgeting, and fiscal planning. Represents Palm Tran at public hearings and meetings, advisory boards and committees, other governmental agencies, and the general public. This is a senior-level executive position that reports to the Executive Director of Palm Tran.

The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, tuition reimbursement and participation in the Florida Retirement System.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree with major course work in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a closely related field; eight (8) years of progressively responsible administrative or managerial experience including four (4) years of supervisory experience. Equivalency: Related Master’s Degree and six (6) years of related experience including four (4) years of supervisory experience.
Preference For: Five (5) years of public transportation management experience; current, related finance certifications (e.g., Certified Public Accountant – CPA, Certified Public Finance Officer – CPFO, Certification for Government Finance Officers – CGFO); (COPY of certification[s] must be uploaded to online application or received in PBC HR by 5:00 P.M. on the closing date).

Visit www.pbcgov.jobs for job description and to apply online. May submit scannable application/resume with any Veteran’s Preference documentation to Palm Beach County Human Resources, 100 Australian Avenue #300, West Palm Beach, Florida 33406 Info 561/616-6888 Fax 561/616-6893 (No e-mail applications/resumes accepted). Applications/resumes must include Job ID number and will be accepted no later than 5:00 p.m. on December 20, 2019. EO/AA M/F/D/V, Drug Free Workplace; All employees of Palm Beach County may be required to work before, during and/or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane.


 

Bids/Proposals

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)
TUOLUMNE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COUNCIL (TCTC)

The Tuolumne County Transportation Council (TCTC) is soliciting proposals to conduct their triennial performance audits of the TCTC and Public Transit System. Requirements to submit a proposal are contained in the Request for Proposal (RFP) documents, which are now available on the TCTC’s website: http://tuolumnecountytransportationcouncil.org. Proposals will be received at the TCTC office located at 975 Morning Star Dr., Suite A, Sonora, CA 95370 until December 30, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

Please send your proposal either by email to me: LShinn@co.tuolumne.ca.us or through the mail to: Tuolumne County Transportation Council, Laura Shinn, Sr. Administrative Analyst, 2 South Green Street, Sonora, California 95370.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
FOR PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF HEAVY-DUTY TRANSIT BUSES
FOR THE MERRIMACK VALLEY REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY AND OTHER SPECIFIED AGENCIES

Notice Is Hereby Given That sealed proposals will be received by the Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority (MVRTA), on behalf of a consortium of Massachusetts Regional Transit Authorities and The Steamship Authority of Woods Hole, MA, at 85 Railroad Avenue, Haverhill, MA 01835, until 2:00 PM, January 31, 2020, for Purchase and Delivery of Heavy-Duty Transit Buses: Diesel, Diesel/Electric Hybrid and Electric, in accordance with requirements of the Contract Documents.

The RFP Documents and detailed specifications may be obtained free of charge at the MVRTA Offices, located 85 Railroad Avenue, Haverhill, MA 01835. The RFP Documents may also be requested by email to staff@mvrta.com or downloaded from www.commbuys.com


REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
NATIONAL TRANSIT INSTITUTE
RUTGERS UNIVERSITY

The National Transit Institute (NTI) is searching for a subject matter expert (SME) to assist NTI and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in the development of a 1.5-day, instructor-led course titled “Transit Asset Lifecycle Management.” The purpose of the course is to assist transit agencies in making Transit Asset Management (TAM) a regular and fully integrated part of agency practice and to help transit agencies mature their TAM programs to go beyond the minimum rule requirements to include risk and lifecycle analysis.

This course will feature a flipped classroom approach, where instructional content will be delivered in advance of and during the course, and much of the time in the classroom will be spent on activities that would traditionally be considered “homework.” It will include some required pre-reading and a live webinar to be held before the classroom portion of the course.
The SME will share their technical expertise with NTI and the FTA as course content is developed. Course content will include read-ahead materials, instructional slides, handouts, and classroom activities. The SME may, subsequently, also participate in or lead a pilot of the course, and/or may have the opportunity to serve as the instructor for the course once course development is complete. The SME should have experience in:
• Developing agency TAM policies and asset-level decision-making processes,
• Managing assets for one or more transit agencies (preferably at agencies diverse in size and scope),
• Collecting and managing asset information,
• Risk management, preferably related to risks associated with transit assets,
• A range of information technology systems aimed at managing asset information,
• Asset lifecycle analysis and management, and
• Course instruction and managing group activities, preferably using a flipped classroom approach.

Please submit qualifications packets (up to 12 pages including attachments) to Billy Terry at bterry@nti.rutgers.edu by December 20, 2019. When submitting qualifications packets please label subject line “Transit Asset Lifecycle Management Qualifications.” Each packet must include:
• Resume (if submission is from an individual) or an organizational description (if submission is from a firm),
• A listing and description of TAM-related projects/initiatives completed within the last four years,
• A listing and description of instruction and course development projects/initiatives completed in the last four years, and
• Recommendation letters (at least two).


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR
PREFABRICATED: CUSTOMER SERVICE BOOTH AND BUS SHELTERS
LOWELL REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY GALLAGHER TRANSPORTATION CENTER
115 THORNDIKE ST., LEVEL 3B, LOWELL, MA 01852

The Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA) invites qualified firms to submit Proposals to provide Prefabricated: Customer Service Booth (1) and Bus Shelters (5) in accordance with specifications and requirements contained within the Proposal Documents. The Prefabricated: Customer Service Booth and Bus Shelters shall be delivered by the manufacturer to the Project’s General Contractor at the LRTA’s Gallagher Transportation Center (GTC), 115 Thorndike Street, Lowell, MA 01852.

The LRTA will accept separate sealed Proposals for the Prefabricated: Customer Service Booth and Bus Shelters at the LRTA Administrative Office, Gallagher Transportation Center (GTC), 115 Thorndike St., Third Floor, Lowell, MA 01852 until 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, December 18, 2019.

The performance of any contract which may arise from this Proposal is subject to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and all applicable equal employment requirements as may be generally appropriate to this type of solicitation. DBE/MBE/WBE firms will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals and will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in the LRTA’s consideration of an award of Contract.

This Project and any Contract arising from this solicitation will be subject to financial assistance agreements from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDot). All proposers will be required to certify that they are not on the United States Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors.

The LRTA’s procurement of the Prefabricated: Customer Control Booth and Bus Shelters is subject to grant regulations of the Federal Transit Administration and Federal Procurement requirements and any appropriate regulation within the requirements of the General Laws of Massachusetts-Chapter 149: Section 44E.

The LRTA reserves the right to waive any formalities, to reject any and all proposals and to award the Contract to any proposer whose proposal is deemed the most advantageous to the interest of the public and the LRTA. The LRTA, when appropriate, reserves the right to conduct a cost and price analysis.

RFP documents and detailed specifications may be obtained at the LRTA Administrative Office in the GTC. These documents may also be requested by mail or telephone by contacting Mr. Tom Henderson, LRTA Procurement Officer at the LRTA Office, (978) 459-0164-Ext. #210 or obtained via Email: gamgee@lrta.com

James H. Scanlan LRTA Administrator
Dated: November 19, 2019


 

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