The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is North America’s foremost organization dedicated to the advancement of public transit. APTA is a nonprofit international association of over 1,500 member organizations which include transit systems, planning, design, construction and finance firms, product and service providers, academic institutions, and state associations and departments of transportation.
The American Public Transportation Association offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. We are on the orange/blue and red Metro lines. To apply for any of the positions listed below, please send cover letter and resume to:
Manager - Web & Database Support
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) seeks a Manager, Web & Database Support to provide support, training, and project management for our web-based platforms. The position requires strong customer service and communication skills and previous association experience is preferred.
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Program Manager - Safety & Security
The American Public Transportation Association seeks a Safety & Security professional to perform work related to safety, security, risk and emergency management activities consistent with APTA business plan objectives and APTA members’ requirements. This individual will be responsible for supporting the safety, security, risk and emergency management programs as well as standards development program and will be a liaison with government agencies. They will also provide support to committees, workshops, safety audits and peer reviews, as assigned. This individual will handle the ongoing development and management of information and resource tools to support the safety, security, risk and emergency management functions of the Technical Services and Innovation Department.
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The American Public Transportation Association has an immediate need for an individual to assist our Government Affairs team in advocating for the public transportation industry's interests on federal legislative issues to members of Congress, the executive branch and others. Duties include: conduct meetings with members of Congress, congressional staff and administration officials to communicate industry positions on federal legislative and regulatory issues; assist in developing association strategies to implement federal policies; prepare written materials, such as letters, congressional testimony, issue briefs, etc., to help convey industry positions; analyze and communicate federal activities to association members; and work with the association’s members to develop consensus on industry positions for legislation and other congressional or administration activities.
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Equal Opportunity Employment Statement
American Public Transportation Association is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is the Association's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity in all aspects of employment. The company strives to employ and promote the best qualified person for each job and in so doing will comply with all legal requirements.
It is the Association's policy to provide equal employment opportunity in full compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, appropriate provisions of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, the federal Executive Orders in connection with, but not limited to, hiring, placement, upgrading, transfer or demotion, recruiting, advertising or solicitation, compensation, training, layoff or termination, participation in social and recreational functions, and use of employee facilities. Further, it is APTA’s policy to maintain and promote nondiscrimination regarding race, color, creed, national origin or ancestry, marital status, gender, physical or mental handicap or other status protected by law unrelated to ability, sexual orientation, religion, political philosophy, unfavorable discharge from military service or age in all phases of employment practices in accordance with all applicable laws and Executive Orders.
It is also the Association's policy to provide equal employment opportunity in compliance with the DC Human Rights Act of 1977.
Periodic analyses of all personnel actions will be conducted to ensure fair employment practices are followed. Breach of these policies by any employee will be grounds for disciplinary actions.
A Diversity Plan has been adopted to reaffirm the Association's longstanding and continuing commitment to diversity goals that result in diversity being encouraged, promoted and celebrated throughout all levels of the Association during the normal course of the Association's business and programs.