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Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC)
PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer

Non-Represented EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Bulletin No:
002409-012
Job Title:
DIVERSITY & ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY REPRESENTATIVE
Specialty:
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Salary Grade:
H1I
Salary Range:
$62,317 - $77,875 - $93,454
External/Internal:
EXTERNAL
Open Until Filled openings may be closed at any time without notice.

At Will**

Other Info:

This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool(QCP)

 

Basic Function

Performs journey-level work to support Metro's Small Business, Certification, Outreach, Project Labor Agreement/ Construction Careers Policy (PLA/CCP), and Labor Compliance Programs.

Example Of Duties

  • Monitors contracts for disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE), small business enterprise (SBE), and disabled veteran business enterprise (DVBE) and labor compliance

  • Develops small business program participation goals for contracts to ensure compliance with regulations

  • Conducts small business bid and proposal evaluations and prepares good faith effort determinations

  • Gathers and reviews documents from applicants requesting certification and determines certification eligibility

  • Audits and verifies information submitted by vendors, including desk audits and onsite interviews

  • Investigates and researches data to resolve inconsistencies and responds to award protests and challenges

  • Provides guidance and counseling to participants on contract compliance, labor compliance, certification, PLA/CCP and outreach requirements

  • Monitors and/or prepares PLA/CCP reports and works with project contractors to correct any deficiencies identified

  • Presents program information to contractors and subcontractors to facilitate compliance with workforce utilization goals

  • Assists with the development and maintenance of the Southern California Cluster DBE database and Metro′s internal small business database 

  • Researches and matches DBE, SBE, and DVBE firms to subcontracting opportunities

  • Attends appeal hearings to respond to issues raised by the panel and allow due process to denied applicants

  • Responds to constituent requests for information

  • Assesses Prime Contractors final compliance with small business, PLA/CCP, and prevailing wage requirements, and conducts contract closeouts

  • Conducts pre-bid and pre-construction conferences to educate and inform contractors and subcontractors of compliance requirements and enforcement

  • Represents department at internal and external meetings to clarify and discuss issues related to contract compliance, labor compliance, certification, PLA/CCP or outreach programs

  • Prepares and distributes reports, including contract compliance reviews, wage underpay evaluations, and certification status correspondence

  • Advises and counsels management and procurement staff on complaints received regarding goal attainment and wage payment

  • Conducts internal and external training workshops to convey changes in regulations

  • Responds to public inquiries about upcoming procurement contracting opportunities and provides information as needed

  • Develop and distribute survey documents post event and coalesces results

  • Participates in bid evaluations to ensure contractor compliance with prevailing wage requirements

  • Monitors and audits contractor payroll to ensure compliance with labor wage requirements

  • Conducts investigative activity to resolve open worker complaints and other identified prevailing wage violations

  • Provides guidance and assistance to new or entry-level employees 

  • Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out

May be required to perform other related job duties

Requirements For Employment

A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes:

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration or a related field


Experience

  • One year of relevant experience implementing, or administering contract compliance, labor compliance, or outreach programs


Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements

  • A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions

  • Perform Commercially Useful Function (CUF) reviews at job sites or office of small business, as required

 

Knowledge:

  • Theories, principles, and practices of contract compliance, labor compliance, or outreach program administration

  • Laws, regulations, and criteria pertaining to contract compliance, labor compliance, certification, project labor agreement/construction careers policy, or outreach program implementation, including Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action

  • Investigative and interview techniques

  • Applicable business software applications


Skill In:

  • Communicating effectively orally and in writing

  • Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives

  • Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence

  • Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions


Abilities:

  • Compile and analyze complex data

  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements

  • Represent Metro before the public

  • Travel to offsite locations

  • Read, write, speak, and understand English

Selection Procedure

Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Application Procedure

To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application.

Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.

All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. KF

*Open to the public and all Metro employees

This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.