Help Wanted

Help Wanted


Reports to: Board of Directors
The Mandate
As the founding Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of RTSC, the successful candidate has the challenging and exhilarating opportunity to steward an entity’s growth from a single employee to a fully-operational service-delivery organization responsible for innovative transit-service delivery for the second-fastest growing region in Canada. Reporting to the Board, the CEO will oversee and direct the start-up and operation of the Commission, building a progressive, modern organization. The CEO will create a vision of success to inspire a leadership team and workforce that will deliver over 6,000 estimated weekly conventional transit service hours.

The CEO will work with the Board to create a strategic plan to guide the start-up and operations of the Commission. The CEO will build their leadership team and surround themselves with talented leaders who can deliver on the vision and mission of the RTSC. The CEO, as a forward-thinking executive leader, will drive innovative solutions for mobility in the region and build a diverse and inclusive workplace culture to deliver on these plans. The CEO will be savvy and skilled at partnering with unions and non-union workforce groups, and an expert in aligning and achieving optimal outcomes with a wide range of stakeholders. The successful candidate will be fiscally prudent and oversee a capital program related to transit assets as well as develop a multi-year operating budget.

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The Maintenance Shop Manager is responsible for assigning and supervising the maintenance staff that maintains the Norwalk Transit District’s fleet of vehicles and equipment, as well as buildings and facilities; schedules preventive maintenance services and repairs; oversees inventory and fuel and lubricant management; and, participates in the procurement of vehicles, equipment, parts, tools, fuels, lubricants, and other materials necessary to the operations of the company.

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Position is located in San Rafael, CA.
Salary Range: $102,252.80 to $123,593.60 annually plus excellent benefits, 40-hour workweek
Employee pays 7% of salary/wage toward CalPERS retirement plan

Application Procedure: Failure To Meet Any Of The Requirements Stated Below May Result In Rejection Of Your Application.

To Apply:

Applicants must apply online by the deadline date. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

For directions and general information, visit our website


The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) seeks candidates who are experienced and passionate about public transportation to fill an important Senior Executive Service (SES) level position at the agency. FTA is recruiting candidates with both transit experience and strong executive leadership skills in hopes of attracting a diverse pool of candidates to the position of:

Associate Administrator for Budget and Policy/Chief Financial Officer, located in Washington, D.C.

The Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Associate Administrator (AA) for Budget and Policy is the agency’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and principal fiscal officer for FTA, providing executive leadership for overall transit policy development, budgetary, and financial matters. As such, the Associate Administrator for Budget and Policy is vital to agency operations providing policy leadership and financial oversight in the planning, administering, and coordination of FTA programs and program planning related to the policy and budget process. This position is critical for FTA’s mission to improve public transportation for America’s communities.
The AA for Budget and Policy/CFO provides financial advisory services to all levels of FTA, including the Administrator, Deputy Administrator, and Executive Director, to ensure efficient and effective program delivery. The CFO provides agency guidance on strategic planning, performance measurement, and data analysis by managing FTA’s National Transit Database.
This senior executive serves as the official coordinating FTA’s overall policy review and development process, and advises the Administrator on all FTA financial management and budgetary matters, including the availability of appropriations and allocation of grants and other program funds, audit issues, financial management initiatives, and any matter that could affect the financial resources of FTA.
The AA for Budget and Policy/CFO serves as FTA’s principal representative for administrative matters and working relationships with the Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Further, the incumbent provides executive leadership, direction, and management in the development and administration of a system of accounting for the resources and programs of FTA and provides policy analysis and direction on FTA programs and authorizations.
Individuals with outstanding leadership qualities and a strong interest in public transportation may apply for this FTA vacancy, which can be found on the Office of Personnel Management’s USAJOBS website:

Please share the vacancy announcement with the most promising and qualified leaders you know through your professional and business networks.


This position is responsible for developing and analyzing transit service planning, scheduling, capital planning, data reporting and analysis, improvements and innovative projects for near-term and intermediate range service plans using traditional transit service delivery options.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Familiar with local, state, federal laws and regulations governing public transit system operations and transportation grant funding.
• Knowledgeable in modern transit system operating principles and practices.
• Experience working with ArcGIS and Microsoft Office. Prefer experience with Adobe Creative Cloud, Remix planning software, DoubleMap CAD software and TransLoc Architect.
• Experience in grant writing.
• Strong organizational and analytical skills to interpret complex Excel datasets.
• Must have excellent communication skills, oral and written, strong analytical skills, and understanding of service cost and budget impacts.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Topeka Metro staff, members of state/federal agencies, local government, and the general public.
• Proficient with statistical principles and survey techniques.
• Ability to analyze and interpret data regarding ridership, demographics, traffic surveys, maps, costs, and revenues.
• Proficiency in quality assurance methods used in schedule production.
• Ability to exercise independent judgment in the analysis and solution of complex route and schedule problems, using logical reasoning and prudent judgment.
• Possess a Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework in urban planning, transportation, or related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
• Two years of experience in transportation planning, public transit operations, or closely related field.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Topeka Metro offers great benefits and KPERS. Salary will commensurate with experience.
Submit cover letter, resume and references to:
Topeka Metro
201 N. Kansas Ave.
Topeka, KS 66603

Resumes will be accepted until position is filled. Drug Free Workplace and EOE.


Salary: $135,000.00 Annually
Location: Boston, MA

This position will assist the Director of Maintenance of Way in providing oversight to approximately 350 employees.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities
The following is only a brief summary of the primary duties and responsibilities.
• Responsible for the ongoing enhancement of the customer experience through the oversight and direction of all activities associated with the repair, maintenance and modification of all track infrastructures.
• Supervise in a heavily unionized environment and through Superintendents, Supervisors and Forepersons all maintenance, engineering and administrative staff responsible for the inspection, maintenance, repair, modification, design, installation and all other activities associated with the track infrastructure.
• Review all specifications and RFPs associated with the selection of consultants and/or vendors for services and materials related to track infrastructure maintenance, repairs and modifications.

For a complete job description and to apply, please visit:

The MBTA/MASSDOT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Hampton Roads Transit is seeking a Rail Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor to assign, monitor and train technical personnel in connection with the inspection, maintenance, repair, installation and alteration of all Light Rail Vehicles (LRV) and sub-systems to ensure safe and reliable operation.

Job Functions:

Oversee and execute maintenance actions within schedule and budget. Develop plans to meet unexpected situations, emergencies and unusual events. Performs inspections of LRV’s and sub-systems. Recommends and executes maintenance schedules and supervisory procedures. Oversees, reviews, and accepts or rejects work performance by contractors. Trains employees in the safe and efficient performance of LRV system maintenance and proper operation of equipment/tooling. Responsible for monitoring productivity and quality of maintenance personnel performance. Develop, administer and maintain records of instruction programs for safety, preventative maintenance and shop equipment.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
Lead and supervise maintenance repair, troubleshooting, rebuilds and overhaul of LRV’s. Provide technical training and guidance for maintenance personnel in the diagnosis, repair, preventive maintenance and service of LRV’s. Able to read and interpret construction plans, specification and electronic, electrical and electromechanical schematics, and diagrams.
Software applications:
Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to learn the SPEAR Maintenance Management System
Associates Degree/Vocational Training certificate in the Electrical/Electronic technical field and 4 years of related trade experience with a Journeymen electrician license. OR High School Diploma/GED with 6 years of related trade experience.
CDL or CLP class B with air brake and passenger endorsement.

Apply online at

Hampton Roads Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Chicago, IL Metra is a nationally recognized commuter rail system serving the City of Chicago and surrounding suburbs. The system operates 242 stations on 11 rail lines. Metra is seeking a progressive, innovative, experienced leader who will provide executive leadership over the departments of Engineering, Mechanical, Transportation and Safety and Environmental Compliance. Visit to see full description and how to apply.


FLSA Classification: Exempt
Salary Range: $112,902.40- $169,312.00
Position Status: Full-Time
Closing Date: Open until filled

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This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a qualified list of candidates
The Regional Transit Authority gets people moving around New Orleans. Our transit services bring hard-working commuters to their jobs, students to their schools and fun seekers to entertainment, shopping areas and restaurants. We provide mobility to residents of the city as well as tourists, taking them to and from their hotels to historical neighborhoods and countless attractions. RTA’s system includes five streetcar lines, 34 bus routes, two ferry routes and paratransit services. Our passengers take more than 19 million rides every year.

Reports To
Deputy CEO Chief Operations Officer
Titles Of Postions Reporting Directly To This Job
Director of Data Science
Director of Scheduling & Service Planning
Manager of Operations Training
Administrative Analyst

Supervisor Responsibilities
• Supervises and manages a team and/or management processes including the full range of management duties
• Recruits, interviews, hires, and appraises employees (performance evaluations) on their productivity
• Delegates and oversees the daily workflow of the department
• Motivates, guides, mentors, and coaches employees on their development
• Recommends to senior management internal promotions and changes including discipline and terminations of employees in accordance with company policy
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Job Summary
The Senior Director of Operations reports directly to the Deputy CEO Chief Operations Officer and is responsible for executive oversight ensuring Transportation business units/functions and staff service providers perform in a manner consistent with the requirements and standards defined in the RTA’s goals, missions and contracts through monitoring of key performance indicators; vehicle condition and readiness; monitors and evaluates Operations’ activities; on time performance; missed runs; revenue/cost data; total work hours; total pay hours; customer complaint and resolves data; accident data; road call data; and other operations related functions.

Essential Functions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request
• Develops and maintains a timely and accurate reporting system designed to keep the Deputy CEO Chief Operations Officer informed of division progress. Directly oversees all Transportation business units/functions, contracted services and specialists, monitoring quality assurance and quality control, cost analysis and adherence, data management, long range fleet requirements, long range capital asset plan, maintenance information systems, and operational use of ITS and radio systems, and other related functions.
• On-call 24/7 and notified of accidents and incidents involving RTA customers and employees. Notifies Deputy CEO Chief Operations Officer of major accidents and incidents.
• Directs studies, investigations, and analyses at the direction of the Deputy CEO Chief Operating Officer preparing verbal and written reports of findings and recommendations.
• Assists with the planning and oversight of RTA’s Bus Operations, Streetcar, Paratransit and Maintenance departments to ensure appropriate levels of service to the public; determines and implements short/long-term strategies needed to support agency goals and plans.
• Develops and implements strategic business plans focusing on transportation needs in cooperation and coordination with internal/external stakeholders.
• Participates in monthly joint labor-management meetings. Confers with service vendor(s) and CBA representatives to resolve current and prevent future employee relations issues, ensuring compliance with Federal obligations relative to protection of workers’ rights and labor agreements.
• Maintains, supports, and promotes a safe work environment. Ensures Operations/Maintenance safety training and enforces all regulations relative to employee and public safety within the public transit system, contributes to the coordination of Risk Management, Safety and Security functions.
• Assists to formulate policy recommendations for the Board of Commissioners and may be required to attend Board and sub-committee meetings.
• Directs the activities of RTA services in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), providing accommodation to qualified individuals.
• Assists in responding to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Triennial Reviews and comments.
• Assumes the duties and responsibilities of the Deputy CEO Chief Operating Officer in the event of an absence and as required. Other duties and departmental supervisions as may be assigned.
• Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs are carried out.
• Exhibit, personal and professional integrity at all times, consistent with the organization’s vision, mission and goals.

Other Functions
• Performs other job related duties which are in keeping with the goals and objectives of RTA.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Excellent interpersonal and public communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to partner and collaborate with a diverse staff, address complex or sensitive situations, to advance the goals and strategies of RTA.
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience in coordinating transit safety and service delivery, field operations, labor relations, staff development, and collective bargaining negotiation skills in a union environment strongly preferred
• Demonstrated ability to manage a large and diverse workforce, especially in a unionized setting that requires intense attention to customer service and the customer experience.
• Demonstrated ability to manage people in operational and corporate support programs for a large organization.
• Demonstrated ability to budget, plan, and allocate corporate resources in a large organization.
• Demonstrated ability to exercise critical thinking, analysis and managerial judgement.
• Demonstrated ability to inspire, create and establish effective working relationships with peers, staff, customers and diverse constituents.
• Ability to develop and implement strategic plans.
• Ability to effectively organize, access, and have produced a variety of written materials for different audience and consistently meet deadlines.
• Ability to communicate with effectively with diverse audience, including the media and external stakeholders concerning operation issues.
• Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with employees, subordinate managers, consultants, and the general public, including those from culturally diverse backgrounds, the elderly, persons with disabilities, or other vulnerable populations.
• Ability to convey confidence and self-awareness with regard to interpersonal and communication skills.
• Ability to establish credibility and influence constituencies quickly.
• Demonstrated ability to lead the implementation of strategic and operational initiatives.
• Demonstrated skills in managing large, complex organizations that are multi-modal, decentralized, and use multiple technologies.
• Demonstration of intense commitment to customer service.
• Results orientation with a strong work ethic in a multi-tasking environment.

• Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Management, Transportation or related field is required
OR: Equivalent combination of training and experience.

• Requires eight (8) + years of total experience managing in an executive or senior level position in the operations and maintenance areas of a multi-modal urban transit system with a unionized workforce.
• Experience in coordinating transit safety and service delivery, field operations, labor relations, staff development, and collective bargaining negotiation skills in a union environment strongly preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to partner and collaborate with a diverse staff, to address complex or sensitive situations, and to advance the goals and strategies of RTA.
• Experience with the Trapeze software suite and Clever Devices CAD strongly preferred.
• Experience with the operation and maintenance of alternative fuel source vehicles preferred.
• Experience with the development and operation of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) lines strongly preferred.
• Experience within public transit or transportation industry is very desirable.

Licensing Requirements/Demands
None required

Must submit to criminal background check, the results of which must meet hiring criteria for the role.
Work Environment/Physical Requirements
• Must be able to work various hours in excess of eight (8), seven (7) days per week.
• Must be available twenty four (24) hours per day, in emergency situations.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings and weekends.
• Must be able to work in various types of weather conditions.
• Extended periods sitting at a table, desk or workstation with use of a computer; normal visual acuity and field of vision; hearing, speaking and color perception; work involves periodic bending, stooping, reaching, standing and walking; requires dexterity in operating office machines and equipment; periodic need to carry items for short distances weighing up to 10 lbs. (This position is Non –Safety Sensitive)

NORTA is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. All employment decisions are based on job-related standards and must comply with the principles of equal employment opportunity.

This classification is at-will and the incumbent serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority. This job specification is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Salary: $103,778.22 Annually
Location: Boston, MA

The Superintendent of Maintenance of way will prioritize, plan, allocate and monitor personnel, equipment and materials necessary to perform the maintenance, inspections and construction tasks and the handling of materials and scrap of the Maintenance of Way Division.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities
The following is only a brief summary of the primary duties and responsibilities.
• Supervise directly or indirectly, the activities of a large workforce by determining goals and objectives.
• Remain current with the MBTA’s Safety Plan as well as the position’s outlined responsibilities. Prepare and administer the section’s annual budget.
• Establish engineering designs and maintenance standards.
• Plan, direct and coordinate projects related to transit system tracks and Right-of-Way and force account projects.

For a complete job description and to apply, please visit:

The MBTA/MASSDOT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Port Panama City is a growing regional port, in Northwest Florida, currently handling 1.8 million tons of cargo annually. The Port operates two deep-water terminals and an off-port industrial park. All three facilities are rail-served. The Port’s West Terminal includes six berths, four cranes, a container terminal, 290,000 square feet of general cargo warehouses, and a wood pellet export facility. The new East Terminal has one berth with a 260,000 square foot forest products warehouse and a forty car rail-yard. The East Terminal will support a second berth and up to 500,000 square feet of additional warehouses. The Port’s Intermodal Distribution Center includes a 250,000 square foot distribution warehouse, a bulk rail transfer facility, and 140 acres available for future development.

The Port Authority is a dependent special district of the City. The Panama City Commission appoints community leaders to the Port Authority Board. The Port Authority plays an active role with local and regional economic development organizations. In FY2019/2020 the Port operations generated $16 million in annual revenues. Over the last ten years, the Port has invested an average of $9 million per year in new facilities and equipment. Currently the Port has $150 million in total assets and $27 million in liabilities.

The Executive Director reports to the Port Authority Board and is responsible for the operations of the Port, including the development of professional staff and oversight of the operations managers and workforce. The Executive Director of the Panama City Port Authority has “hands-on” responsibilities for business development, terminal operations, tenant relations, strategic planning, facilities development, and financial performance. The Executive Director will represent the Port in the community and with State and Federal agencies.

Requires an educational background that contributes to the candidate’s ability to do the job. In addition, candidates should have: Experience in the maritime industry with a good understanding of cargo markets and shipping trends and experience with grant funding and relative agency compliance. Candidates from the public and private sector are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary: DOQ. Please apply on-line by December 18, 2020 at For questions, contact David McDonald at or Sherrill Uyeda at or (562) 901-0769. EEO/ADA.



Project Name: Cutaway Barriers for Transit Fleet

RFP #: TMF-20-21-14

Proposals Due: December 16, 2020

Last Day for Questions: December 4, 2020

Project Description: Santa Clarita Transit is seeking to contract with the most responsive and responsible vendor for the highest quality protection barrier solution for the City’s cutaway fleet. The proposer will retrofit Santa Clarita Transit’s fleet with bus driver protection barriers to enhance both bus operator and passenger safety. Santa Clarita Transit fleet is composed of a mixed fleet of 33 vehicles.

Wage Requirements: Federal Prevailing Wage

Pre-Bid Meeting: November 23, 2020 at 9:30 AM at the Transit Maintenance Facility (TMF) located at 28250 Constellation Rd, Santa Clarita, CA 91355

DBE Goal: 0% Race Neutral

Labor Compliance: Yes

Contact Information: Christine Saunders, Administrative Analyst

Proposals questions and complete specifications for this RFP may be downloaded from the City’s Purchasing website at: The specifications in this notice shall be considered a part of any contract made pursuant thereto. A paper copy of the RFP documents is available upon request in the City Clerk’s office, Suite 120.



VIA Metropolitan Transit is seeking proposals from responsible firms for VIA Scobey Storage Complex Development. Proposals will be accepted until 4:45 PM, December 10, 2020. Proposals received after that time and date will not be considered.

A Site-Visit will be held at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM, November 5, 2020. A Pre-proposal Conference will be held at 10:00 AM, November 6, 2020, via Microsoft Teams. Vendors interested in attending the pre-proposal conference must email for participation instructions prior to 4:45 PM, November 5, 2020.
Proposal documents may be obtained from VIA’s Procurement Department, 800 W. Myrtle, Suite 203, San Antonio, Texas 78212. Please visit to register with VIA and to download the document. Information on current solicitations is listed under the View Procurement Opportunities section.


Metro will receive Proposals for RFP No. PS73193 for P2550 Midlife Modernization Consultant Support Services per specifications on file at the Office of Procurement, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (9th Floor).
All Proposals must be submitted to Metro, and be filed at the reception desk of the Office of Procurement on or before December 8th, 2020, 10:00 A.M. Pacific Time. Proposals received after the due date and time may be rejected and returned unopened. Each Proposal must be sealed and marked Proposal No. PS73193. Due to COVID-19, an electronic PDF proposal may be submitted to before the due date and time. A Pre-Proposal teleconference will be held on November 18, 2020 at 10:00am PST. Please email for the call-in number.

You may obtain Proposals specifications/a copy of the RFP, or further information, by emailing Nicole Banayan at



The Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK) is seeking proposals from qualified vendors to provide Paratransit Scheduling Software. The solicitation will be issued on November 2, 2020. Proposals are due by 2:00PM on December 10, 2020. To obtain a copy of the RFP contact Lyndi Whiteker at 859-814-2129 or


Notice is hereby given that the City of Gainesville, Florida will receive electronic bid submittals for “Cellular Service for Transit Buses”, Invitation to Bid #RTSX-210906-DS.

A pre-bid meeting will not be held. The question submittal deadline is November 30, 2020. Only bid responses (in pdf format), uploaded electronically to DemandStar, before 3:00 p.m. (local time) on December 10, 2020 will be accepted. Paper copy submittals are not acceptable.

The City utilizes DemandStar to perform bid notification, document fulfillment, and e-bidding. Interested bidders may download our solicitations for free, but you must still register with DemandStar. They can be reached at 1-800-711-1712 or For additional information please contact the Procurement Division at (352) 334-5021.

The City of Gainesville reserves the right to reject any and all electronic bids received in response to the Invitation to Bid as determined to be in the best interest of the City of Gainesville.


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