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org) or call (785) 730-8621 to arrange for
pickup or mailing.
The proposers will be required to comply
with all applicable state and federal Equal
Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws and
regulations. Metro, in accordance with Title VI
of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related regulations, hereby notifies all proposers that minority business enterprises will be afforded full
opportunity to submit proposals in response
to this invitation and will not be discriminated
against on the grounds of race, creed, color,
religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, familial status, national origin or ancestry,
age, physical or mental handicap unrelated to
ability, or military status in consideration for
Any agreement resulting from this RFP
is subject to financial assistance agreements
between Metro, the Kansas Department of
Transportation, and the Federal Transit Administration.
In order to be eligible to submit a proposal, the proposer must not be included
on the United States Comptroller General's
Consolidated List of Persons or Firms currently
debarred or suspended from participating in
Metro reserves the right to accept any
proposal or any part or parts thereof. Metro
reserves the right to reject any or all proposals
and to waive irregularities therein, and all
proposers must agree that such rejection shall
be without liability on the part of Metro for
any penalty brought by a proposer because
of such rejections, nor shall the proposer seek
any recourse of any kind against Metro because of such rejections, and the filing of any
proposal in response to this solicitation shall
constitute an agreement of the proposer to
Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority
201 North Kansas Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603
DIRECTOR OF FLEET MAINTENANCE
VIA Metropolitan Transit, in San Antonio, is
hiring a Director of Fleet Maintenance. 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 VIA's success!
This is an executive level position. The
Director is responsible for planning, development, execution, and management of all
activities within the fleet maintenance department to ensure the agency's objectives of
efficiency, effectiveness and top performance
are achieved. The minimum responsibilities
of this position include the repair, servicing,
body work and painting, of over 650 heavy and
medium-duty transit and para-transit vans,
as well as 200 non-revenue support vehicles.
Additionally, this position is responsible for
the oversight and management of VIA's Parts
department. The Director is also responsible
for the administration of a diverse workforce of
represented and non-represented employees.
The position is responsible for operations performed around the clock (24 hours a day every
day of the year) to meet strict service quotas
and performance standards. A Bachelor's Degree is preferred in a field related to Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or
Business Administration. Ten years' experience
in progressively responsible positions with an
extensive background in transit fleet maintenance, preferably in a multi-modal mass
transit property, is also preferred. Five years'
experience in a senior management position
is 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 MANAGER, ENVIRONMENTAL
HEALTH & SYSTEM SAFETY
$101,124 - $141,600 Annually
(Plus Excellent Benefits)
The Senior Manager, Environmental Health
and System Safety implements, and administers a comprehensive rail and bus safety
management system and environmental program for Sacramento Regional Transit (SacRT).
The incumbent provides functional oversight
and auditing of safety activities for SacRT and
construction/capital and facility improvement
projects; responds to accidents/incidents/
occurrences; provides audits/inspections
including safety certification of RT field activities for compliance with safety and security
requirements; interfaces with California Public
Utilities Commission, Cal-OSHA, and other
State and Federal regulatory agencies; has the
authority and responsibility for the day-to-day
implementation and operation of the agency's
SMS and all levels of the organizational safety
culture. This position reports to an executive
manager, with dotted line reporting to the
General Manager/CEO who acts as RT's FTA
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. RT encourages women and minorities to apply and
will make reasonable efforts to accommodate
applicants with disabilities.
RT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EOE - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans
HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR
Salary: $100,056 - $134,076
WTA provides public transportation services throughout Whatcom County, located
in the northwest corner of Washington State.
WTA employs 270 FTEs. Working under the
direction of the General Manager, the Human
Resources Director is responsible for developing and administering a full range of human
resource programs. For a full job description
and to apply, visit Prothman at https://www.
prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". WTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
First review of applications: May 24, 2020
(open until filled).
CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO
MUNICIPAL TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
5504 PROJECT MANAGER 2
Salary: $171,392.00 annually
Under the direction of the Project Manager
III (Deputy Director of Project Delivery and
Support), the Project Manager II, will act as
the Deputy Project Manager of the Light Rail
Vehicle 4 Procurement will plan, organize, direct, and manage vehicle production, delivery,
testing and commissioning responsibilities
of Phase II of the Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) Procurement Project. The $1.2 billion project has
already procured 68 expansion LRVs and will
procure an additional 151 replacement LRVs
to replace the legacy fleet which is nearing the
end of its useful life.
The Deputy Project Manager is responsible
for managing the design, production, testing
and commissioning of new vehicles, including
the start of Phase II design and delivery. The
position is responsible for managing a diverse
team of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) technical staff and multiple consultants. This team will be expected to
apply extensive knowledge of transit vehicle
engineering principles in the monitoring and
enforcement of vehicle design specifications.
The LRV4 team is part of the Transit Project Delivery and Support unit. Transit Project
Delivery is comprised of five integrated units:
Transit Capital Planning, Fleet Engineering,
Quality Control and Assurance, Maintenance
Training, and Transit Technology. Transit Project Delivery supports capital projects from
their formation, through development, implementation, and acceptance. This team
advocates for needs of Transit's operations and
maintenance staff, the city's quarter-million
daily riders, and ensures the quality of transit
infrastructure and rolling stock through funding and project support.
Transportation connects us all. That's why
every single day the SFMTA is working hard
to build a safer, more reliable transportation
system for our city. We strive to ensure that our
community, and the nearly 25 million visitors
that our city receives each year, have access to
safe and reliable transportation options. Join
us to be a part of delivering this mission!
To view the full job posting in detail and
apply online, please click on the following link:
COMMUNITY TRANSIT - SCHEDULING
AND OPERATIONAL DESIGN PROGRAM
SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WA
Important leadership position has responsibility for management, guidance and oversight
of scheduling and operational design for the
agency's transit services. Working closely
with Planning, Transportation, Contracted
Services, Maintenance and Information Technology, manages design of service schedules;
monitors operational performance; determines resource needs as impacted by service
requirements, manages scheduling staff and
their gathering and analysis of relevant data
for evaluation of scheduling performance,
maintains comprehensive understanding of
technical and policy requirements, effectively
balances operational feasibility and efficiency;
develops division budget and work plan; oversees the maintenance of data integrity; ensures accuracy of scheduling data interfacing
with all systems dependent upon scheduling
software exports; collaborates with internal
and external stakeholders to provide input as
a subject matter expert on design of critical
Apply online https://www.community
As a recipient of federal funds, Community
Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
does not unlawfully discriminate on any basis
prohibited by Federal, State or Local law.
CITY OF BOULDER, COLORADO
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
PRINCIPAL TRAFFIC ENGINEER
Boulder, CO (108,000) offers an exceptional opportunity to become the next Principal Traffic
Engineer (i.e. City Traffic Engineer) for a community that is internationally renowned for its
commitment to sustainability and innovation
in multi-modal transportation and mobility.
Boulder is located just 30 minutes northwest of Denver, exactly where the plains meet
the Rocky Mountains. Tucked into a picturesque valley below the iconic Flatirons, Boulder is a great place to live, work, grow and play.
Boulder is nationally recognized for its
quality of life, thriving tech and research-based
economy and booming real estate market.
Boulder is also one of the most educated
metropolitan areas in the country. The local
public schools are excellent with Boulder Valley School District consistently ranking among
the best in the state. In addition, Boulder is a
hub of entrepreneurship, particularly for businesses that value the lifestyle that is rooted in a
love of the outdoors, healthy living and access
The Principal Traffic Engineer is responsible for coordinating, managing and directing
community engagement, planning, design
and implementation of a multi-modal transportation system that meets the goals and
objectives of the Transportation Master Plan.
The Principal Traffic Engineer coordinates the
development of the annual Operations work
plan and budget. The Principal Traffic Engineer
is also part of the team that develops the
Capital Improvements Program budget based
upon the goals, objectives, programs and improvements of the Transportation Master Plan.
The Principal Traffic Engineer coordinates the
design and development of specific system
components including traffic signals, signing/
marking, pedestrian cross treatments and
speed management treatments.
Please note the following about this opportunity:
· The Principal Traffic Engineer serves as a
senior liaison to Boulder's Transportation
Advisory Board ( TAB) and must have
highly developed communication and
interpersonal skills and value community
· The Principal Traffic Engineer will lead the
City's efforts to implement the Vision
Zero Action Program and participate in
community engagement, in the analysis
of crash data and other traffic statistics, in
advocacy at the state and national level
and will work on engineering solutions
to reduce the incidence of fatal and severe injury crashes. This work will involve
collaboration with staff from Communications and the Police Department for
enforcement and education.
· The Department of Public Works is undergo-
ing a dynamic transformation to enhance
departmental operating efficiencies, collaboration and employee engagement
and the next Principal Traffic Engineer will
have the opportunity to be part of that
· The City of Boulder provides dedicated
funding for transportation and the community strongly supports multi-modal
Candidates will have exceptionally well-developed leadership and management skills
with the ability to collaboratively establish
goals and objectives and then work effectively
with a wide variety of stakeholders to achieve
those goals and objectives. The Principal Traffic Engineer will demonstrate a commitment
to multi-modal and sustainable transportation planning and knowledge of current best
practices. Experience in planning and design
as well as operations and maintenance would
be desirable. Candidates must have excellent
communications skills and be comfortable and
experiences in community engagement.
Candidates must have a bachelor's degree
in Transportation Engineering or related field
with a minimum of eight years of supervision
experience in transportation planning or any
equivalent combination of education and
experience. Current registration as a Colorado
Professional Engineer, or ability to attain
within the probationary period of employment is required.
Star ting salar y range is $102,714 $130,000. DOQ. The full range extends to
$156,593. As well as offering competitive pay
and a positive work environment, the City offers employees an array of benefits including
excellent healthcare, generous leave accrual,
an ECO pass which allows for free use of the
City's top notch transit service, and Parking
Cash-Out benefits in the downtown campus.
Residency is not required.
The City of Boulder will fill this position
as soon as a qualified candidate is identified,
and applications will be reviewed on a rolling
basis. Interested candidates should apply at
once online at www.GovHRjobs.com with a
resume, cover letter and contact information
for 5 professional references to Charlene Stevens, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA 630
Dundee Rd. Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: (847)
380-3240. The position will remain open until
filled. The City of Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Click Here to Apply: https://govhrusa.
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INNOVATIVE MASS TRANSIT SYSTEM
NEEDS DIVISION DIRECTOR
Danville, Virginia Mass Transit seeks a passionate, customer service-oriented leader for their
next Transit Division Director. This is an operations-focused position that requires someone
who understands the technical demands of mass
transit and has the skills to manage and motivate
a workforce who provide fixed route bus, Handivan (paratransit), Reserve a Ride (dial-a ride),
and coordinated Human Service Transportation
operations to the community.
Check out the recruitment brochure here.
Qualifications: The successful candidate has a
background in diverse front-line transit roles and
three (3) years of recent, verifiable, and increasingly responsible management within transit
operations, including fixed-route, on-demand,
and paratransit services as well as service development in an organization comparable to DMT
at the supervisory, division manager, or assistant
director level. A bachelor's degree is strongly
preferred or some combination of education
and experience. A CDL or ability to acquire one is
desired. Strong preference for supervisory/management level experience within a combination
of these areas and experience managing or supporting departments/functions such as Training,
Safety, Procurement, and Customer Service.
Salary and Benefits: The hiring range is
$62,000 - $80,000 with a full range of $59,369
- $94,991 annually. Starting salary will depend
on experience and qualifications. The City provides an excellent benefits package.
To apply, please go to http://www.devel
opmentalassociates.com and click on the Transit Division Director - Danville, VA link on the
left side of the home page. Application review
begins May 10, 2020. The City of Danville is an
EOE. All inquiries should be emailed to hiring@
and selection services managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.
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