Passenger Transport March 2021 Vol 79 No 6 - 13

ANN ARBOR AREA TRANSPORTATION
AUTHORITY (THERIDE)
DEPUTY CEO, FINANCE AND
ADMINISTRATION
The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority
(TheRide), which operates fixed-route bus,
commuter bus, paratransit, vanpool and airport service in the thriving Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti
area -- home of the University of Michigan -- is
looking for an experienced transportation professional to serve as Deputy CEO, Finance and
Administration.
With over 120 buses, paratransit, and service vehicles, and 270 employees, TheRide's
$43M operating and $6.4M capital budgets
support 35 routes carrying over 6.4 million
riders/yr to over 1,500 stops throughout the
region.
Reporting directly to the CEO, the DCEO-FA
will oversee, coordinate, and direct TheRide's
financial, planning (service development),
purchasing, and information technology departments.
He/she will work with the CEO and other
Deputy CEOs to provide leadership, management, and oversight necessary to ensure TheRide has appropriate processes, procedures and
systems in place to make informed decisions,
achieve its overall aims, and run efficiently,
while remaining financially sustainable.
He/she will also foster excellent relationships with staff, as well as with regional and
community partners, and the State and Federal governments, to advance TheRide's mission to provide first-class service that is safe,
affordable, and reliable.
AAATA/TheRide offers a competitive salary and benefits and is an equal opportunity
employer.
For a complete job description and details
on how to apply, go to www.harrisrand.com
and click on " Current Searches, " or submit a
cover letter, resume and salary requirements
in confidence to Christopher Boylan, at Harris
Rand Lusk Executive Search: cboylan@harrisrand.com

DIRECTOR, PLANNING AND
SCHEDULING; JOB NUMBER: 40509
Get the inside scoop on this exciting opportunity by listening to Carrie Hotton-MacDonald,
Branch Manager of Edmonton Transit Service
and Sarah Feldman, Director of Business Integration and Workforce Development at ETS in
this exclusive podcast (bit.ly/3bPJU8q). Hone
in on the valuable insights they share with
our listeners, with topics ranging from the
mandate of the branch and position, to the
different ways the Director will be supporting
the Bus Network Redesign. To view a transcript
of the conversation, visit bit.ly/2QcqsKH.
The Role:
Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) is a fully
integrated, progressive, easy-to-use public
transit system that provides over 80 million
rides each year. Transit plays an important
role in city building and ETS service includes
conventional bus, LRT and paratransit service.
The Director, Planning and Scheduling is
an integrator that is accountable for building
a transit system that advances the City's vision
by supporting ridership growth, modal shift
and changing urban form. This involves the
development of optimally designed transit
routes and schedules to meet the objectives of
Edmonton's Transit Strategy and provide safe,
fast and convenient service for customers;
determining capital and operating budget requirements related to service plans; planning
service interventions to respond to detours;
and managing activities related to special
events and regional partnerships.
The Director, Planning & Scheduling provides leadership and strategic management
for three (3) units/functions including: planning (service planning, facility design and
operations, detour planning/implementation,
accessibility planning and travel training);
scheduling (scheduling, shift design, maps,
data management and analytics); regional and
special services (regional contracted service,
special events and charters). Reporting to
the Director are three managers and support
staff with over thirty full time employees in
the section.
First year goals and deliverables:
*	Direct the planning and scheduling of
Edmonton Transit Service routes and
schedules ensuring efficient and responsive routes for the users, managing within
approved budgeted service hours, vehi-

cles and full time employees.
*	Direct service planning input to development of the annual service plan, outlining
changes that will be introduced in the
upcoming year.
*	Ensure service standards are met and
decisions comply with the Transit Service
Policy approved by Council
*	Ensure integration of long-term mass transit plans with ETS service plans, in support
of City Plan goals
*	Lead the team in review of service related
components of LRT expansion, such as
approval of the Annual Operations Plan
for the Valley Line Southeast and coordinating review of LRT expansion projects
*	Lead activities related to regional transit
service including building relationships
with regional stakeholders, contract management and regional service planning
*	Implementation of service planning components from the Transit Strategy and advancing related infrastructure and capital
requirements
*	Actively participate in the development of
strategies for the Branch and in alignment
with the City's Service Innovation and
Performance Branch, Council, the City Plan
and the budget
*	Providing relevant business data to guide
decision making to meet the goals of citizen-centered service delivery
*	Anticipate business opportunities, influence policy, planning and initiatives, and
foster a culture of accountability through
performance measurement
*	Integrate multi-disciplinary teams to work
collaboratively with stakeholders supporting corporate priorities
*	Build new and innovative collaborative
partnerships with external agencies, orders of government, community organizations, and internal departments and
branches
What does success look like?
*	Apply knowledge or training and/or education in Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, Transportation or Transit Planning or
other related disciplines
*	Utilize experience in senior leadership
roles with a large, complex organization
*	Integrate multi-disciplinary teams to work
collaboratively with stakeholders supporting corporate priorities
*	Think strategically to address large, complex issues, to manage emergent projects
while steering dynamically
*	Actively participate in the development of
strategies for the Branch and in alignment
with the City's Service Innovation and Performance Branch
*	Build a respectful workplace culture
through a values-based influencer approach and work collaboratively
*	Balance strategic planning with executive
level consulting and communication skills
*	Understand complex municipal subject
matter and build influential relationships
with Council, external agencies, orders of
government, community organizations,
and internal departments and branches
*	Communicate with strong political acumen, strategic planning, issue resolution
and decision-making skills
*	Present complex ideas to diverse audiences, build positive relationships and
establish clear expectations
*	Service excellence, embracing diversity
and promoting inclusiveness
*	Align leadership, organizational climate
and resources to support the corporation's
strategic management framework
*	Demonstrate alignment with the Cultural
Commitments of Safe; Helpful; Accountable; Integrated; and Excellent, fostering
an environment for others to do the same.
For more information on the City's Cultural
Commitments, please visit (http://bit.
ly/3bH2Ztv).
*	Demonstrate the foundational competencies, key behaviours and attributes of the
City's six leadership competencies: Courage, Inclusivity, Values-Based Influencer,
Collaborative Networker, Systems Thinker
and Creative Innovator. For more information on the City's leadership competencies, please visit (http://bit.ly/2PLbz1w).
We are an equal opportunity employer.
We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.
1 Permanent, Full-time position
Hours of Work: 36.9 hours per week, Monday - Friday

Salary: $130,111 - $162,640 (Annually)
Talent Acquisition Consultant: JM/JB Classification Title: Director, Service Development
Posting Date: Mar 17, 2021
Closing Date: Apr 6, 2021 11:59:00 PM
(MDT) Number of Openings (up to): 1 - Permanent Full-time Union: Management
Department: Edmonton Transit Service
Work Location(s): 15th Floor Edmonton
Tower, 10111 104 Avenue, Edmonton T5J 0J4
Visit www.edmonton.ca/careers for information on how to apply

GENERAL MANAGER

relations. This is an excellent opportunity that
offers attractive compensation, relocation, and
equal opportunity. SMART values diversity at
all levels of its workforce - women and minorities are encouraged to apply. To be considered, please go to https://www.KL2connects.
com/openings, select the SMART listing, and
upload your letter of interest, resume, salary
expectations, and 4-5 professional references
(preferably supervisory and including name,
title, phone, email address, and relationship to
you). For more information on this exciting opportunity contact KL2 Connects LLC's Christian
Kent at Christian@KL2connects.com. Thank
you for your interest in SMART!

SUBURBAN MOBILITY AUTHORITY FOR
REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION (SMART)
How would you like to work alongside a
committed staff, in a vibrant and engaged
community, in one of the most culturally diverse areas of the country? KL2 Connects LLC
has been retained by the Suburban Mobility
Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART)
to identify candidates for the position of
General Manager. SMART is the public transit
operator serving suburban Metro Detroit in
partnership with the Detroit Department of
Transportation. The Authority operates 44
linehaul and three park-and-ride bus routes in
Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb Counties. As of
2008, SMART has the third highest ridership of
Michigan's transit systems. SMART is at an exciting point in its history and this position will
play a key role in its future. Reporting directly
to the Board of Directors the General Manager will be a charismatic, effective, proactive
communicator and relationship builder with
political acumen and good judgment. He/she
will have proven track record of bringing communities together, building consensus, and
advocating for diversity. As the Chief Executive
Officer he/she will be directly responsible for
all Authority operations and activities, subject
to legislation, by-laws, and policies, limitations,
and budgets established by the Board. This
position requires a Bachelor's (Master's or Juris
Doctor preferred) in public administration,
business administration, urban or regional
planning, transportation management, or
similar field. It requires at least five years in
a senior management public/private sector
agency position; effective verbal/written
communication skills; a willingness to meet
with the public on matters of transportation
planning, demand management, and transit
programs; and experience in union relations,
financial management and budgetary controls, and intergovernmental and community

MANAGER OF SERVICE PLANNING
AND SCHEDULING
VIA Metropolitan Transit, in San Antonio, is
hiring for a Manager of Service Planning and
Scheduling. This position reports to the Director of Capital and Service Planning for VIA's
service planning and scheduling functions.
Assists the Director in divisional operations,
including prioritization of major work assignments. Aides the Director in preparation of
the division's manpower and budget activities.
Organizes, directs, and monitors the work in
Service Planning and Scheduling Department.
This position supervises and directs the activities of the service planners, service analysts,
schedulers, and service checker staff. Responsible for VIA's annual and five-year transit
service plans, triannual transit service changes
and annual National Transit Database (NTD)
and transit performance reports. Coordinates
Long Range Comprehensive Strategic Plan
and High-Capacity Transit Corridor planning
with the Strategic Planning department.
A Bachelors (Master's Degree preferred) in
Business Administration, Planning, Engineering, Economics, Finance, Transportation, or
related field and at least 7 years of applicable
work experience in transit and transportation
planning and policy analysis, or an equivalent
combination. This experience must include 3
years of transit service planning, and transit
scheduling. Must be able to organize and
direct the technical work of other planners,
schedulers, and analyst.
For a full job description and to apply
please visit our website at www.viainfo.net.
Equal Opportunity Employer
VIA values diversity and inclusion.

Three Exciting Caltrain Career Opportunities
with the San Mateo County Transit District

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Director of Engineering
Director, Capital Program Delivery
Deputy Director, Railroad Systems Engineering
How would you like to work for a progressive transit agency, alongside a committed staff, in a vibrant and
engaged community, in one of the most beautiful areas of the country? KL2 Connects LLC has been retained
by the San Mateo County Transit District to identify candidates for three Caltrain positions: (1) Director of
Engineering, (2) Director, Capital Program Delivery, and (3) Deputy Director, Railroad Systems Engineering.
Caltrain provides commuter rail service along the San Francisco Peninsula, through the South Bay to San Jose and Gilroy. Its vision is to provide
a safe, reliable, sustainable modern rail system that meets the growing
mobility needs of the San Francisco Bay Area region.
Our railroad has a 150-year history of serving the San Francisco Bay
Area peninsula, and in recent years, we have become a regional and
national force and a key link in the future high-speed rail (HSR) network. Our most exciting chapter is being written -- Caltrain is going electric!
The $1.9 billion Caltrain Modernization Program will electrify Caltrain and upgrade its performance, operating
efficiency, capacity, safety, and reliability. The Caltrain Modernization Program includes the electrification of
the existing Caltrain corridor between San Francisco and San Jose and the replacement of Caltrain's diesel trains
with high-performance Electric Multiple Units. This is the first step to realizing Caltrain's 2040 Service Vision
that anticipates delivering more than 180K daily rides for the Bay Area.
Come be a part of one of the transit industry's most consequential public projects in the nation! SMCTD is
an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that values diversity at all levels of its workforce - women
and minorities are encouraged to apply.
For more information, go to https://www.KL2connects.com/openings. There you will find a full brochure
on the positions with job description and other relevant information. To apply, select the appropriate
26, 2021
Caltrain listing, and upload your letter of interest, resume, salary expectations,MARCH
and 4-5 professional
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