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American Public Transportation Association

 Classifieds for November 2, 2018

Passenger Transport classified ads are the leading marketplace for the public transportation industry. In every biweekly issue, transit systems and businesses place their requests for bids and proposals, help wanted notices, and for sale advertisements - and they get results. All classifieds that appear in print also appear in the online electronic version of Passenger Transport, reaching more than 18,000 readers. 

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Table Of Contents


  • Bids/Proposals

    • Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

      The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority d/b/a The COMET (referred to as either The COMET or the Authority) will accept proposals from qualified persons or firms that can provide Public Relations professionals. The contract resulting from this RFP shall be known as the “Public Relations Services” contract.

      All proposals must be submitted by November 13, 2018. Please reference the RFP document(s) for submission requirements. The COMET encourages the use of recycled paper, and where practicable, printed on both sides, for all submittals.

      For a copy of the RFP, please contact Ms. Virginia Goodson, Procurement Officer, at virginia.goodson@catchTheCOMET.org. A copy of the RFP is also posted on The COMET website. Please include your name, contact information (e-mail and mailing addresses, telephone number), including how you want to receive a copy of the RFP, and the name of the organization you are representing.


    • Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas - RFP

      NOTICE TO BIDDERS

      The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas (METRO) is planning to issue the procurement documents listed in this advertisement.
      RFP No. 4019000013: Disparity Study. Solicitation will be available on or about 10/29/2018.

      Prospective bidders/proposers can view and download these solicitations by visiting METRO’s website at https://www.ridemetroapp.org/procurement/

      If you are unable to download the documents or having difficulty, please contact METRO Plan and Bid Room at (713) 739-4881.


    • National Transit Institute - RFP

      NATIONAL TRANSIT INSTITUTE
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL # 19-002
      FTA REAL ESTATE REQUIREMENTS (TPM15) AND AN OPTION TO DEVELOP AN ADVANCED REAL ESTATE
      REQUIREMENTS COURSE

      RFP Release Date: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018
      Date for receipt of proposals: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2018 by 2:00 PM (EDT)

      The National Transit Institute (NTI) is seeking proposals from qualified providers for an FTA Real Estate Requirements Course with an option to develop an Advanced Real Estate Requirements Course.
      NTI’s FTA Real Estate Requirements solicitation seeks responses from organizations to:
      * Deliver NTI’s 2-day training course entitled FTA Real Estate Requirements.
      * Modify the course as required by NTI to enhance the effectiveness of the course and/or keep it current with FTA regulations, legal and administrative rulings, best practices, etc.
      * Continue to maintain the goal of the FTA Real Estate Requirements course, which is to assist FTA grantees in understanding and complying with the Uniform Act and additional regulatory guidance pertaining to the acquisition of real estate and the displacement of persons for an FTA assisted project.
      * Additionally, NTI in cooperation and consultation with FTA anticipates developing an Advanced Real Estate Requirements course that will provide more detailed instruction on more complex requirements.
      Rutgers University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to provide opportunities to small business, minority-owned businesses and/or female-owned businesses. These businesses are encouraged to submit proposals.

      To obtain a copy of the complete Request for Proposal, email Caitlin Carter at ccarter@nti.rutgers.edu .The request must contain “RFP# 19-002 – “FTA Real Estate Requirements (TPM15) And an Option to Develop an Advanced Real Estate Course” in the subject line. Telephone requests are unacceptable.

      Agency: Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
      National Transit Institute
      120 Albany Street – Tower 2 – Suite 250
      New Brunswick, NJ 08901
      ATTN: Caitlin Carter, Accounting Assistant ccarter@nti.rutgers.edu


    • Pioneer Valley Transit Authority - Director, Transit Operations

      DIRECTOR OF TRANSIT OPERATIONS
      PIONEER VALLEY TRANSIT AUTHORITY, SPRINGFIELD, MA

      The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority, located in Springfield, Massachusetts, has excellent career opportunity for a seasoned public transit professional. Reporting directly to the Authority’s Administrator, the Director of Transit Operations oversees all public transit service activities including fixed-route bus and paratransit van service providers, totaling 174 buses and 144 vans within its 24-member community service area. Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred; Strong management experience within a public transit system, including related federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to public transit system operations. Annual Salary range $75,000-$80,000, with excellent benefits package.

      Prior to submitting your resume and cover letter, please review a detailed position description and qualification requirements on our website at www.pvta.com under Careers. Upload your resume and cover letter via our website or mail directly to: PVTA, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 2808 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01107. EEO/DF/AA


    • VIA Metropolitan Transit Authority - RFP

      ​VIA Metropolitan Transit Authority (VIA) is requesting information regarding the availability and capability of software that identifies vehicle locations and predictive arrival times.

      VIA is currently a bus only public transportation system with a fleet of over 460 vehicles operating 90 fixed-route lines. VIA is researching software/modules currently available that provide software/solutions as outlined in the enclosed scope of services.
      Submittals in response to this RFI are due no later than November 13, 2018. Responses can be sent via e-mail to terry.dudley@viainfo.net or mailed to the following address:
      Terry Dudley
      Manager of Procurement
      VIA Metropolitan Transit
      P. O. Box 12489
      San Antonio, TX 78212
      We hope to receive a response from you.  Should you have any questions, you may telephone Terry at 210-362-2409.

  • Help Wanted

    • METROLINK - SSE-Coordinator, Marketing

      SSE – COORDINATOR, MARKETING
      METROLINK

      $26.29 - $41.08 Hourly
      METROLINK is seeking a full time, Temporary Special Services Employee who will provide planning, coordination, implementation and supervision of a variety of marketing activities.

      Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or a field with emphasis on customer communications skills, and a minimum of three years of experience in marketing communications and/or customer relations management, working in a team-focused environment.

      This is a continuous recruitment, interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. For additional information and to apply, visit: www.metrolinktrains.com/careers. EEO/ADA


    • Georgia Department of Transportation - Transit Program Delivery Manager

      TRANSIT PROGRAM DELIVERY MANAGER

      Job Specific Duties: Under the supervision of the Transit Program Manager, performs work at the advanced working level and supervises other professionals engaged in the delivery of transit program activities involving rural and urbanized area transit systems in Georgia receiving assistance from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) transit programs. These programs currently include assistance to carry out metropolitan, rural and urbanized area transit activities which may include the implementation of capital projects, including vehicle procurement for urbanized areas, facility improvements, other capital projects, transit system operations, and mobility management activities. These activities may be funded and implemented through FTA assistance under a variety of funding sources, including FTA Section 5303, 5304, 5307, 5311 and 5339 funding, among others, as authorized. This position serves in a key role to oversee the initiation, guidance, monitoring, and reporting of progress in carrying out transit activities contracted and funded by GDOT using federal and/or state funds.

      For additional information and to apply please click the link below: https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=TRA01H5&tz=GMT-04%3A00


    • Sound Transit - Program Manager, Risk Engineering

      SOUND TRANSIT
      PROGRAM MANAGER - RISK ENGINEERING
      JOB #17-01163

      SALARY: Negotiable
      CLOSING DATE: Continuous
      GENERAL PURPOSE:
      Under general direction, directs, manages, and coordinates the development and implementation of robust and best project risk management practice, tools and appropriate software models, vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures for all Sound Transit capital programs; manages, coaches and develops a formalized project risk assessment, risk mitigation, and risk management process and systems that support the Agency’s capital program objectives and which deliver best practice results, added value and continuous improvements; coordinates value engineering activities and workshops; ensures application of inter-agency lessons learned program; updates, maintains, and manages project risk registers to reflect current risk conditions; prepares materials for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the New Starts reporting process, including periodic in-depth analysis and reporting in the Agency Progress Report (APR), and at quarterly FTA meetings; manages consultants and consultant contracts relating to risk assessments and value engineering; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Project Controls Director of Scheduling, Estimating, Risk and VE, and the Deputy Executive Director of Project Control and VE.

      Minimum Qualifications
      Education and Experience:
      Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, or closely related field and eight years of experience administering and performing a formalized project risk assessment, risk mitigation, and risk management program including cost and schedule risk identification, tracking, and mitigation processes, preferably in a transit or transportation capital program environment; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

      Apply online: http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=145537

      Sound Transit is an equal opportunity employer. We place a high value on, and are committed to, diversity within our organization and leadership.


    • Regional Transportation District - Service Planner/Scheduler I

      SERVICE PLANNER/SCHEDULER I

      At the Regional Transportation District of Denver, CO (RTD) our mission is to meet our constituents’ 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.

      RTD is currently seeking a motivated individual with a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or a related field and two years of experience in transit service planning and scheduling. Also required is one year of experience in run cutting techniques and two years of experience in manual and computerized schedule making techniques.

      We currently have the following position available:
      Service Planner/Scheduler I
      Job # IRC41152

      Description of Work: This position is responsible for compiling and analyzing a wide variety of ridership, scheduling, operations, and field data to develop and maintain efficient fixed transit routes and regular and complex schedules.

      Please apply no later than November 9, 2018. For a complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.rtd-denver.com/careers.

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


    • Minnesota Department of Transportation - Transit and Active Transportation Director

      TRANSIT AND ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR
      ST. PAUL, MN

      Up to $128,203 annually
      The Transit and Active Transportation Director leads and manages Minnesota’s public transportation (transit and intercity bus) activities and pedestrian and bicycle programs as well as MnDOT-owned ABC Ramps in downtown Minneapolis. The person will direct an annual operating budget of $3 million and a capital budget of $195 million and lead a team of 40 staff in order to improve transit services and connect people in both urban and rural areas to jobs and services. The next Transit and Active Transportation Director should seek innovative ways to bring new mobility services into the transit program so that more Minnesotans have access to multiple modes of travel.

      MnDOT is seeking an experienced or emerging leader to oversee the implementation of its Transit and Active Transportation plans, programs, and projects. This senior manager plays a leadership role in innovative state and local multi-year capital and operating program. Providing improvement priority-setting, budgeting, scheduling, and constituent response and interacts with City and County staff, elected officials, transit providers, private developers and federal, state, and regional funding agencies and community groups on the implementation of a broad array of transit and active transportation products and services.

      MnDOT is looking for a leader that is forward-thinking in delivering transit, bicycle and pedestrian programs that are integrated and innovative pieces of a multimodal transportation system. MnDOT is seeking a change agent that can implement mobility as a service and shared mobility concepts and pilot programs; mobility hubs; Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) for first/last mile and rural transit options; implementation of statewide pedestrian and bicycle plans as they integrate within transportation project development; and optimization of transit systems to accommodate and increase ridership and meet ridership needs at the best value to both customers and transit providers.

      Interested candidates or for additional information email Lena by 11/18/2018 at lena.garcia@state.mn.us.


    • Port Authority of Allegheny County - Chief Operating Officer

      CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

      Port Authority is seeking a Chief Operating Officer to direct all aspects of bus and light rail operations and maintenance, service implementation, and delivery to ensure the provision of excellent, efficient, and safe transportation services for the public.

      Essential Functions:
      * With the CEO, sets vision and direction for long and short-range operations of all Port Authority service.
      * Directs the development and implementation of all operations/maintenance programs and projects for bus and rail systems and equipment.
      * Directs activities of the Operations Division senior management staff. Monitors performance and conducts annual performance reviews; initiates personnel actions.
      * Develops Operations direct staff. Works with Human Resources to develop and implement succesPROPOSALSsion plans and career ladders. Coordinates with Port Authority University on curriculum development. Coordinates with Safety officer/Department on development and implementation of overall safety and security plans.
      Job requirements include:
      * BA/BS in Business Administration, Transportation, Public Administration or a related field. Directly related experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.
      * Minimum of ten (10) years progressively responsible operations management experience, with at least five (5) years in a senior level position.
      * Knowledge of and/or experience with transit technology including scheduling systems and vehicle technology.
      * Experience in the administration and management of a budget for a complex organization.
      * Experience working with a represented workforce.
      * Strong customer service focus.
      * Strong leadership skills.
      * Professional and effective communication.
      Preferred attributes:
      * Masters degree in Business Administration, Transportation or a related field.

      We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter (with salary requirements) and resume to:
      Inez Colon
      Employment Department
      345 Sixth Avenue, 3rd Floor
      Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2527
      IColon@portauthority.org

      EOE


    • Port Authority of Allegheny County - Director of Planning

      DIRECTOR OF PLANNING

      Port Authority is seeking a Director of Planning to direct planning and integration as the outward face of the Port Authority. Advances the strategic planning for regional transportation goals through integration with community and transportation leaders. Fosters positive policies relating to land use and environmental stewardship. Coordinates efforts with capital development projects with bus and rail service delivery.

      Essential functions:
      * Manages the daily activities of the Planning & Evaluation Department employees. Establishes and aligns departmental and individual goals and objectives with corporate goals. Evaluates performance and promotes growth through mentoring and development.
      * Manages and evaluates studies of major corridor investments, which include, but are not limited to, analysis of alternatives, environmental analysis and community interface, and development of public consensus for these investments.
      * Directs the department’s analytical functions and prepares environmental assessments to obtain federal environmental approval for Port Authority capital projects, and works with engineering staff to ensure commitment to environmental mitigation measures for these projects. Prepares and updates, on a regular basis, an assessment of Port Authority capital needs.
      Job requirements include:
      * BS Degree in Planning, Community Development, Transportation, Public Policy or directly related field from an accredited school. Directly related experience may substitute for education.
      * Minimum of six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in Transportation Planning for mass transit, primarily in the area of corridor analysis and planning.
      * Demonstrated ability to develop/interpret statistical/analytical studies, and to describe this information orally and in writing.
      * Demonstrated ability in the use of modern office software such as the Microsoft Office package.
      * Experience with GIS and transportation planning applications.
      * Professional and effective communication skills.
      Preferred attributes:
      * Masters Degree in Urban Planning, Community Development or related field from an accredited school.
      * ACIP Certified Urban Planner certification.
      * Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience.
      * Experience with traffic engineering.

      We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter (with salary requirements) and resume to:
      Robyn Taylor
      Employment Department
      345 Sixth Avenue, 3rd Floor
      Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2527
      RTaylor@portauthority.org

      EOE


    • King County Metro Transit - Contract Mobility Manager

      KING COUNTY METRO TRANSIT (SEATTLE)
      CONTRACT MOBILITY MANAGER

      OPENING DATE/TIME: 10/15/18 12:00 AM (GMT -8:00)
      CLOSING DATE/TIME: Continuous
      SALARY: $121,329.31 - $146,678.48 Annually

      This is an exciting time for King County Metro, which was just named the best large transit agency in North America. The person in this position will play a leadership role as Metro continues its transformation into a mobility agency, with high capacity transit at the center, and shared mobility services complementing the regional system.

      Our ideal candidate will have strong leadership qualities, a customer focus, and experience in transit operations with the ability to bring out the best in teams. They will also support a diverse group while exemplifying fairness, strong listening skills, approachability, and promoting a collaborative work environment. This person should be passionate and innovative, working with employees, regional employers and community partners to stay abreast of changes in the transportation industry. This is a pivotal position in developing and operating new mobility services that complement our fixed route service.

      For more details, see our posting at www.kingcounty.gov/jobs and apply online today.


    • City of Culver City - Training and Safety Instructor

      TRAINING AND SAFETY INSTRUCTOR

      The City of Culver City is accepting applications for the following position: Training and Safety Instructor – Filing Deadline: 5:00 pm, Thursday, November 8, 2018. The person in this position develops, coordinates, conducts and monitors the training needed for Bus Operator Trainees and other City employees to attain and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License, Passenger Endorsement, and Verification of Transit Training (VTT) when applicable in accordance with all state and federal regulations. Trains and evaluates Bus Operators and conducts refresher training courses and post-accident follow-ups that comply with all City, State, and other external mandates or regulations. Assesses on-the-job performance through observation and training. Provides behind the wheel/on the road training for new and existing Bus Operators and other City personnel including those seeking specialized licenses.

      Applicants must submit an application online to receive consideration. Please refer to the City’s employment opportunities web page at www.culvercity.org/jobs for more information and to apply.


    • Metropolitan Transportation Commission - Executive Director

      METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION (MTC)
      ASSOCIATION OF BAY AREA GOVERNMENTS (ABAG)
      EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

      Salary: Negotiable DOQ DOE
      Application Deadline: Open until filled.
      The first review of resumes: 11/12/2018
      Submit your cover letter with resume (reflecting years and months of employment, as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed), and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues) by applying on our website: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=398

      Pam Derby
      CPS HR Consulting
      Ph: 916-263-1401
      Online brochure for this position visit: www.cpshr.us Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) website: www.mtc.ca.gov Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) website: www.abag.ca.gov

      EOE


    • AC Transit - Senior Capital Planning Specialist

      ​SENIOR CAPITAL PLANNING SPECIALIST

      AC Transit is actively recruiting for the position of Senior Capital Planning Specialist. Under general direction, provides professional financial and analytical support to develop capital funding plans, and administer grants. Some duties in this classification involve assessing legislation and maintaining on-going relationships between the District and external funding agencies and transit associations to advocate for funding and legislation that facilitates the improvement of transit services provided by the District.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      Education: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, public policy, transportation planning, or a directly related field. A Master’s degree in a related field is preferred.
      Highly Desirable: Educational background in urban/city planning and/or finance.

      Experience: Four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience performing professional administrative support work such as financial analysis, capital or transportation planning, and/or grants administration.

      To apply: http://apptrkr.com/1315254


    • Arlington County Virginia - Transit Capital Program Manager

      TRANSIT CAPITAL PROGRAM MANAGER
      ARLINGTON COUNTY, VA

      Salary: $77,438.40 - $125,112.00
      Arlington County is seeking an experienced Transit Capital Program Manager to oversee the implementation of its transit capital projects. This senior manager plays a leadership role in multi-year capital improvement priority-setting, budgeting, scheduling, cost estimating, design, construction management, quality control, and constituent response and interacts with County staff, elected officials, transit providers such as WMATA, private developers and federal, state, and regional funding agencies and community groups on the implementation of a broad array of transit projects.

      The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Engineering, Construction Management, or related discipline, plus progressively responsible experience in transportation planning, design, and/or construction management with senior level project management experience managing teams responsible for complex public transportation infrastructure projects. Candidates should have experience managing infrastructure projects associated with bus and rail transit operations; federal, state, and regional funding and reporting requirements; transportation procurements/contracting; effective communication and building strong relationships with a variety of partners and stakeholders in an active, diverse community.

      A Master’s Degree in Urban Planning, Engineering, Construction Management, or related discipline plus experience managing capital budgets and real estate acquisitions and leveraging technology and tools to support project management efforts is desirable. For more information about this opportunity please visit https://careers.arlingtonva.us/ or to apply for Transit Capital Program Manager go to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/arlington/jobs/2226256/transit-capital-program-manager?page=5&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs. This position is open until filled.

      As an Employer of Choice, Arlington County offers a generous benefit package. For details about our benefits please follow the County Benefits link here: https://careers.arlingtonva.us/working-arlington/benefits/


    • Broward County Transportation Department - Transit Manager, Grants

      BROWARD COUNTY TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT
      TRANSIT MANAGER (GRANTS)

      Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
      Job Status: Full-Time
      Salary: Commensurate with experience
      Job ID: 1404118
      Website: http://www.broward.org/careers

      Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking a Transit Manager (Grants) for Broward County Transit (BCT). Broward County Transit (BCT), the second largest transit system in Florida, is seeking an innovative, highly qualified Transit Manager of Grants to oversee the administration of our federal and state grant programs and initiatives. The role of the Transit Manager of Grants is to ensure that our division is strategically focused to deliver and optimize the financial resources required to continue our capital project plans while ensuring accountability. The incumbent will identify both traditional and non-traditional funding sources, manage funding activities including procurement, evaluation and contract compliance of DOT/FTA grants using industry accepted regulatory practices and procedures.
      Do you possess the strategic business acumen, leadership, management and relationship building skills necessary to lead and direct this dynamic administrative team? Come be a part of the team lead ing the effort to deliver the highest level of passenger service, safety and satisfaction to the citizens and visitors of Broward County. Check out our benefits at http://www.broward.org/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx If interested, please submit an application at http://www.broward.org/careers/Pages/Default.aspx

      This position will be open until filled.

      Broward County Board of County Commissioners is an equal opportunity employer and provider of services.


    • Toronto Transit Commission - Chief of Infrastructure and Engineering

      CHIEF OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENGINEERING

      Guided by a new and ambitious Corporate Plan, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), North America’s third largest transit system, has embarked on a 5-year journey to transform into a transit system that makes Toronto proud. Our ongoing recruitment efforts are strategically aligned with the TTC’s corporate mission “to provide a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar, and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service and courtesy.”
      We are currently seeking a Chief of Infrastructure and Engineering on a permanent full-time basis.

      KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
      Reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer, the Chief of Infrastructure and Engineering (CIE) is responsible for the operations and maintenance of the TTC’s transit infrastructure including all TTC facilities, elevating devices, track, tunnels, signals, power, communications, fare gates, and all other fixed equipment, providing safe, reliable and efficient service to TTC customers, employees and the public. The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to maintain the TTC’s infrastructure and assets in a state of good repair and introduce improvements and upgrades based on industry best practices.

      The CIE is responsible and accountable for the following Departments: Plant Maintenance, Track & Structure, Signals Electrical & Communications, Automatic Train Control, and Budgets & Controls. The CIE may be required to substitute for the Deputy Chief Executive Officer.
      • Strategically plan, direct and manage the areas or responsibility to ensure effective and efficient operations/services.
      • Ensure that a complete system of procedures, protocols, tools, and training are developed, implemented, maintained and adhered to that support the safety of both employees and passengers.
      • Work with the Executives, Department Heads and stakeholders to ensure that TTC’s transit infrastructure meets or exceeds the operating requirements.
      • Monitor the current state of all infrastructure and take appropriate action to address negative trends before they have an impact on safety, operations or the budget.
      • Lead or assist in the TTC’s response to extraordinary situations including emergencies, derailments, accidents, serious service delays, and severe weather in order to ensure the safety of TTC customers, employees and assets and maintain or restore service as quickly as possible.
      • Oversee and participate in the review of system failures, identifying root causes and ensuring the implementation of corrective actions.
      • Lead a unionized environment, responsible for department heads, directors, managers, engineers, technicians, tradespersons and other professionals responsible for the daily maintenance and repair of the TTC’s infrastructure.
      • Lead the development of metrics and other analytical tools to measure the performance of the Infrastructure and Engineering (I&E) Group and establish performance goals for the various I&E Departments.
      • Lead and guide the I&E Group in the procurement of consultant services, participating, as required, in the review and selection of vendors, the negotiation of terms and conditions, and the resolution of disputes.
      • Ensure the timely and accurate reporting of IE performance, including any significant cost, security, safety, human resources, and ridership/revenue issues to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer.
      • Participate in the development of collective bargaining proposals for the I&E Group.
      • Oversee the Department of Budgets and Controls, and their collaboration with the Chief Financial Officer and the Finance Department in the development of business cases, annual operating and capital budgets.
      • Make presentations and provide updates to the Executives, the Board, City Council, regulatory agencies and other stakeholders.
      • Ensure compliance with all audit recommendations (internal, external consultants, City of Toronto Auditor and APTA) and regulatory demands associated with maintenance activities, including inspection and preventative maintenance schedules.
      • Select and/or approve the selection of senior staff and conduct performance reviews of department heads.
      • Responsible for providing leadership in overseeing the work of Department staff ensuring that accessibility/accommodation needs of TTC passengers and/or employees are effectively met in a timely fashion in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer.

      SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE
      • A completed University Degree in a related discipline, or a combination of education, training, and experience, deemed to be equivalent.
      • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario is not mandatory but would be considered an asset.
      • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in the operation and maintenance of transit infrastructure and equipment in a major rail-based transit agency.
      • Significant experience with technical issues, rules, procedures, and operational issues related to areas of responsibility.
      • Significant professional level experience in the field of transit rail operations, combined with progressively responsible leadership experience in a transit infrastructure environment including facilities, maintenance and operations, preferably in a unionized environment.
      • Sound knowledge of the principles and practices of electrical, civil or mechanical engineering.
      • Comprehensive knowledge of business administration, fiscal and human relation, concepts/practices combined with a thorough knowledge and understanding of applicable human resources policies and legislation/regulations regarding safety, employment, human rights, etc.
      • Effective organizational, analytical, multi-tasking and time management skills.
      • Demonstrated ability to manage the development and strategic implementation of both short and long-term objectives, projects, and programs, in a complex corporate environment.
      • Demonstrated ability to communicate within a variety of mediums, and present effectively to senior executives and politicians.
      • Demonstrated ability working with, and achieving results within, large budgets.
      • Ability to motivate peers, subordinates, and senior staff, and effectively manage the performance of a large group of employees in a complex unionized environment.
      • Ability to coordinate diverse areas of responsibility with due regard for quality, quantity, effectiveness and deadlines.
      • Requires a valid, Province of Ontario, class “G” driver’s licence.
      • Must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees.

      This is a permanent full-time position located in Toronto, Ontario and reports to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer.

      Language of Work: English
      Current Annual Salary Range: $213,000 to $285,000 CAD annually. Salary ranges are subject to change from time to time in accordance with TTC policies. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is also available (subject to eligibility criteria) including Healthcare and Dental Benefits, Disability Benefits, Life and AD&D Insurance Benefits, Pension Plan Benefits, Out of Country insurance coverage, and Discretionary Allowance.

      To apply, please submit your application/resume and related materials to TTCCIE@boyden.com and state the title of the position in the subject line of your email.
      TTC Business Address and Work Location:
      Toronto Transit Commission
      1900 Yonge Street
      Toronto, Ontario
      M4S 1Z2

      We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

      The TTC is committed to fostering a positive workplace culture with a workforce that is representative of the communities it serves. Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, the TTC encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodation is available for applicants, including those with disabilities, throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Boyden at TTCCIE@boyden.com.


    • Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority - Director of Safety

      Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
      Atlanta, GA 30324
      Director of Safety 

      Develops, implements, and maintains Authority wide safety programs to include system safety, hazard management, fire/life safety, employee, construction, industrial and environmental safety policies and programs. 

      DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
      -Directs the development, implementation, and monitoring of comprehensive safety programs, policies, and standards.
      -Utilizes hazard mitigation, risk reduction, cross-functional partnerships, historical analysis, and trend analysis methodologies to increase the safety footprint.
      -Ensures the effectiveness of safety controls on work carried out by MARTA employees, consultants, contractors, and subcontractors in accordance with established standards. 
      -Has primary responsibility for the development and implementation of the Authority’s hazard management program to identify risks and effectively manage hazards to ensure the safety of employees, patrons, contractors, and the public.
      -Provides safety related reports and information to MARTA Executive Staff, and federal, state, and local authorities. 

      EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
      Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Safety Management, the Physical Sciences, or a related technical field.  Ten years of professional experience in the management, planning, compliance, and monitoring of operational safety, fire/life safety, industrial safety, construction safety, environmental safety, accidents/incidents & investigations, and safety project management activities.  Rail State Safety Oversight experience preferred.  A minimum of five years of management experience as well as, a proven background in developing and implementing safety or safety-related programs in a transit, transportation, public safety or engineering environment.  Professional certification or registration in a safety discipline (PE or CSP), WSO, or CSSD– Bus or Rail is desired. 

      Resume to: Jim Stephanopoulos   
      E-Mail: jstephanopoulos@itsmarta.com 
      P-404-848-4087.

      Apply: www.itsmarta.com

    • Metropolitan Council (Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota) - Director of Contract and Procurement

      Metropolitan Council – Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota -  Director of Contract and Procurement 

      Metropolitan Council, the regional government for the seven-county Minnesota Twin Cities metropolitan area.  We plan 30 years ahead for the future of Minnesota’s metropolitan area and provide regional transportation, wastewater, and housing services. 
      The Director of Contracts and Procurement develops and implements a strategic approach to the Metropolitan Council’s contracting and procurement for goods, construction and other services. In a leadership role and as the chief procurement official, this position develops and administers procurement policies and procedures that add value and efficiency to the Council. This executive level position aligns procurement processes with industry best practices and assures sufficient internal control and compliance with state and federal rules, regulations and laws.
      At the Metropolitan Council, your work makes a difference.
      To apply, submit cover letter and resume to: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/metrocouncil  

      Position is open until filled – initial review will begin Wednesday. November 28th.

  • Notices

    • Kitsap Transit - Drivers Wanted

      FRIENDLY DRIVERS WANTED

      Req: HS diploma/GED. Must be at least 18 years old, have a valid WA driver’s license, 12 months of driving experience and an excellent driving record. ROUTED OPERATORS: drive a bus on regularly scheduled routes. You’ll receive paid and professional training which may be up to ten weeks at $17.90/hr and graduate to $19.98/hr after successfully completing your training and receiving your CDL. Post probationary wage is$20.31/hr. ACCESS OPERATORS: drive a bus providing on-demand, door-to-door service for elderly and disabled passengers. You’ll start off receiving paid, professional training which may be up to eight weeks at $16.13/hr and graduate to $17.97/hr after successfully completing your training and receiving your CDL. Post probationary wage is $18.33/hr. Please visit our employment link at
      http://kitsaptransit.appone.com/ to apply. Applications accepted until positions are filled. EEO/AA


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