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CONSTRUCTION MANAGER - TRANSIT
SALARY: $94,482.00 - $118,103.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 04/05/17
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
Under general direction, manages, supervises,
and coordinates the activities and operations of the
construction management team and/or other professional services contracts assigned to Sound Transit
systems projects that include a series of inter-related
contracts of significant complexity; manages the assigned systems construction contracts in accordance
with established procedures; responsible to deliver
assignments within the applicable scope, schedule,
and budget; prepares and reports status of project,
costs, and schedule; identifies and resolves project
issues including those that may impact other areas of
work; ensures quality and safety of work; coordinates
assigned activities and projects with other entities,
disciplines and departments, and provides administrative support as requested.
Note: This posting may be used to fill multiple
Education and Experience:
Bachelors Degree in engineering, construction
management, or closely related field and six years
of systems construction management experience
that includes integrated transit systems (signaling,
traction power, communications and rail vehicles),
buildings, underground facilities, contract administration, estimating, negotiations, project and design
management, including two years of supervisory,
budgetary, and management responsibility, in a transit/transportation related environment; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
For more job details and to apply go to http://
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC
PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND
How would you like to be an agent of change for a
transit authority that is poised for growth and success? How would you like to lead an organization
that offers an invested Board, a supportive business
community, a constructive labor relationship, and
vibrant and engaged communities? How would
you like to live and work in a beautiful and culturally
diverse New England city that in recent decades has
enjoyed a profound and sustained renaissance? KL2
Connects LLC has been retained by The Rhode Island
Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) to recruit its next
Chief Executive Officer. With an eight-member Board
of Directors, an annual budget of about $120 million,
and approximately 800 employees, RIPTA provides
mass transit and paratransit services throughout the
State of Rhode Island. Subject to the direction of the
Board, RIPTA's new CEO will be responsible for transit
operations and implementation of the authority's
mission, goals, and policies.
RIPTA seeks a bold visionary who will see beyond
the day-to-day challenges to conceptualize a strategic vision and to make that vision a reality. Delivering
RIPTA's bright future will require a dynamic, entrepreneurial, confident, and highly effective executive
with a bias for action, a willingness to explore new
ways of working, the ability to define priorities, and
the confidence to make difficult decisions. This is
an outstanding opportunity to shape the future of
RIPTA and to play a key role in the region through the
application of strategic leadership, sound judgment,
and the highest ethical standards. At a minimum,
candidates should have an accredited Bachelor's
Degree (Master's preferred) in business, transportation, public administration, or a related field, plus 10
years of transit-related managerial (or comparable)
RIPTA offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, relocation allowance, and equal opportunity. Diversity at all levels of RIPTA's workforce is
valued - women and minorities are encouraged to
apply. While exceptional candidates outside of public
transit will be considered, related experience will be
To be considered, please go to https://jobs.
kl2connects.com/recruit/Portal.na, select the RIPTA
CEO listing, and upload your letter of interest, resume, 4-5 professional references, and salary history.
If you have additional questions please contact Paul
Muldoon directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SANTA CRUZ METRO -
SANTA CRUZ METROPOLITAN
SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER
Salary Range: $108,647 - $138,689, depending
upon qualifications and experience.
Excellent benefits and relocation assistance with
authorization of CEO/General Manager
Santa Cruz METRO was formed in 1969 as the sole
public transit operator for Santa Cruz County. It is a
medium-size transit agency that links its communities to employment, schools, activity centers and
tourism destinations. Santa Cruz METRO provides
safe, reliable transit services to over 262,000 citizens
within a geographic area encompassing 441 square
The Human Resources Manager (HRM) is appointed by and reports directly to the Chief Executive
Officer/General Manager and serves as a key member
of the executive team. Santa Cruz METRO has approximately 300 employees and the HRM is responsible
for the agency's personnel system and assists the
CEO with employee/labor relations, training, insurance and benefit programs, EEO/affirmative action,
recruitment and examination and classification and
compensation policies/studies, among other duties.
The position oversees the work of four staff members
and an Assistant HRM position has been allocated for
selection by the new HRM.
The successful candidate must possess an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or
university with a major in human resources, public/
business administration or a related field, plus at least
six (6) years of progressively responsible experience
in human resource administration or a related field
that includes at least two years of supervisory experience. Previous experience within a public sector/government agency is required and previous experience
with a public transit operator is considered a plus. A
post-graduate degree from an accredited college or
university is desirable.
Electronic submissions required. For more detailed information and submission instruction,
applicants are encouraged to view and download a
comprehensive brochure at www.mercergroupinc.
com. Please submit your cover letter explaining why
you believe you are a good "fit" for the position, resume, salary history, and four professional references
no later than September 4, 2017 to:
The Mercer Group, Inc.
Tel.: (530) 637-4559; Fax: (650) 240-3933
Santa Cruz METRO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all level of its workforce.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CITIZENS'
INDEPENDENT TRANSPORTATION TRUST
Salary to be determined
The Citizens' Independent Transportation Trust
("Trust") and Miami-Dade County are seeking a
visionary professional to serve as the Executive Director of the Trust. The Trust is a 15-member body
created to oversee the People's Transportation Plan.
The Trust currently oversees a $250 million annual
budget which funds major transportation and transit
infrastructure projects such as the purchase of a new
fleet of Metrorail vehicles and the Tri-Rail Downtown
Miami Link. The Trust also funds 34 municipalities
within Miami-Dade County including 27 municipal
shuttle systems. The Trust is also a major partner in
the Strategic Miami Rapid Transit (SMART) Plan and
is currently funding Project Development and Environmental Studies as well as developing the financial
strategies for the implementation of the SMART Plan.
The Executive Director reports to the Trust Board
of Directors and oversees the staff and activities
of the CITT. This includes strategic and financial
planning, development of a Five-Year Plan, contract
review, municipal coordination, audit and financial
management, and community outreach and education.
A Bachelor's degree is required, an advanced
degree is preferred. A minimum of eight years of
progressively responsible professional administrative
experience in transit/transportation planning and
management, business/public administration, fiscal
management, or economic development. Significant
experience in dealing with a broad range of elected
officials, governmental entities and the public is
Miami-Dade County offers fringe benefits that
include full medical, dental, vision and disability
insurance; an optional 457 pre-tax savings plan, optional flexible spending accounts, 13 paid holidays;
vacation and sick leave; and employee contributory
membership in the Florida Retirement System.
Resumes and other information submitted in
response to this advertisement are public records
pursuant to Chapter 119 Florida Statutes. Hiring decisions are contingent upon results of a background
check and pre-employment physical with alcohol/
Apply online to JO # 45765 by September 8,
2017 at www.miamidade.gov/jobs and send resumes to Lee-Ann Dizon, Human Resources, 111 NW
First Street, 21st Floor, Miami, FL 33128 or e-mail at
For additional information, please contact Ms.
Dizon at (305) 375-3031 or via e-mail at ldizon@
BRAZOS TRANSIT DISTRICT
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
1759 N. EARL RUDDER FWY
BRYAN, TX 77803
Brazos Transit District seeks to hire a qualified CFO to
head the accounting department of our political subdivision. This position reports directly to the Executive Vice President/Vice President for Administration.
This position is responsible for the Accounting Office
functions; maintaining accurate financial records
and internal controls in accordance with generally
accepted accounting principles. The CFO will ensure
that BTD has the systems and procedures in place
to support effective program implementation and
conduct flawless audits. The CFO will work closely
with senior leadership team and their staff, not only
to educate them regarding finance and accounting
procedures but also to explore how the finance function can support program operations. Must have
personal qualities of integrity, credibility and unwavering commitment to BTD's mission; to provide affordable and convenient transportation services and
infrastructure to allow the general public access to
goods and services, as well as to provide public transportation as a high quality, attractive, convenient,
and efficient alternative to the automobile.
* Routinely prepare and present financial forecasts on the agency regarding future financial
status, agency financial health and opportunities to leverage funds in both the public and
private sectors for agency projects.
* Serve as chief liaison between the agency's bank
and other financial institutions to include bonding authorities and other financing entities.
* Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring recommended and enforcing policies and
* Protects assets by establishing, monitoring and
enforcing internal controls.
* Monitors and confirms financial condition by
conducting audits; providing information to
* Supervises the Accounting Office staff by coaching, counseling and disciplining employees;
planning, monitoring, and apprising job results;
rotation of job functions with staff.
* Maintain financial system integrity.
* Protects operations by keeping financial information and plans confidential.
* Prepare and present the budget to Executive
Vice President/Vice President for Administration
with preparation of final budget for presentation
to the Board of Directors.
* Meeting all statutory, regulatory and financial
* Allocate costs among various funding sources.
* Supervise and submit monthly reimbursement
requests and monthly and quarterly reports to
funding sources by required date.
* Inform Executive Vice President/Vice President
for Administration of all budgetary and financial
* Assist in completing various proposals submitted to funding sources.
* Maintain record of fixed assets; inventory equipment.
* Meet with elected officials and community leaders, as requested by Executive Vice President/
Vice President for Administration.
* Inform Executive Vice President/Vice President
for Administration of all matters associated with
job duties or anything that could jeopardize the
integrity of BTD.
* Continue professional development by participating in job related training such as CPA CEU's
seminars, workshops, and conferences.
* Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor.
* Maintain compliance with all company policies
* Ensure that DBE program operates efficiently.
Must have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting,
Business or related field. Apply online at www.btd.
Salary: $70,000 - $87,420
For a complete position profile and to apply
online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/
and click on "Current Searches." For questions, please
The Lewis Public Transportation Benefit Area,
also known as Twin Transit, is located in Lewis County,
Washington, halfway between Seattle and Portland,
Oregon. Twin Transit provides transit services in
the cities of Centralia and Chehalis, and operates
four fixed bus routes, along with complementary
paratransit service for persons with disabilities. The
agency employs a staff of 28 and has a 2017 operating budget of $2,251,637.
Appointed by and serving at the pleasure of the
Board of Directors, the General Manager is responsible for the overall administration of Twin Transit,
supports and evaluates the performance of supervisory personnel, and performs other related work
as needed, including Human Resources, Accounting,
Procurement, Grant Management and Clerk of the
A bachelor's degree in Public Administration,
Human Resources, Urban Planning, Accounting,
Finance, or Business Management, and a minimum
of four years of experience as a local government
manager or supervisor is required. A master's degree
in Public Administration or Business Administration,
and demonstrated experience in public transit is
First review: August 27, 2017 (open until filled).
NORWALK TRANSIT DISTRICT (NTD)
CHIEF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
OFFICER, DBE OFFICER
Chief Finance and Administration Officer is responsible for the activities related to maintaining all
accounting and financial records including but not
limited to budgets, audits, grants and procurement
administration. The responsibilities are focused
primarily on monitoring, administration, audits, and
financial analysis. Manage the internal and external
financial or grant-related audits and reviews of the
District's capital, grant, fixed asset, inventory or other
* A minimum of 8 years of experience in public
* A bachelor's degree in accounting. A CPA is a
* Exp. in government sector accounting including
Federal and State grant accounting
* Exp. with federal and state single audit requirements
DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE AND FACILITIES
Director of Maintenance and Facilities is responsible for the overall management of Maintenance
and Facilities Department. Develops policies, procedures, programs, and initiatives to ensure safe, cost
effective and efficient management of NTD's revenue and non-revenue fleet and facilities and related
equipment. Manages the department's capital and
operating budgets; manages the warranty program
of new equipment, systems, and contractual services
to maintain equipment and facilities. Plans, directs
and coordinates workload and establish priorities in
the maintenance, repair, overhaul, and cleaning of
mass transit vehicles and facilities.
* Bachelor's degree in a related field
* 10 or more years of experience with large fleets
* 5 or more years of staff supervisory experience.
* Fully knowledgeable of the occupational hazards and safety precautions
MANAGER OF PLANNING AND MARKETING
Manager of Planning and Marketing is responsible for all aspects of fixed-route and paratransit
planning and marketing initiatives of the Norwalk
Transit District. Direct and oversee implementation
of plans, projects and initiatives in support of delivering high-quality fixed-route and paratransit services.
It is additionally responsible for District's response
to all customer service inquiries for all modes. The
position also serves as a member of NTD's executive
* Bachelor's degree in a related field
* 6 years of progressive experience in a related
* Knowledge in modern transit system operating
principles and practices
* Excellent interpersonal and communication
For a complete job description and to apply please visit http://www.norwalktransit.com/
The Norwalk Transit District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
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