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


Bulletin No:
Job Title:
Labor Compliance
Closing Date:
Salary Grade:
Salary Range:
$77,334 - $96,658 - $115,960

At Will**

Other Info:
Project Employees occupy a budgeted position and are hired for projects that have a specific time frame of at least one year and up to five years (reviewed on a year-to-year basis). Employment in a Project position does not lead to regular status.

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


Basic Function

Performs and leads highly complex work in support of Metro's Small Business, Certification, Outreach, Project Labor Agreement/ Construction Careers Policy (PLA/CCP), and Labor Compliance Programs.

Example Of Duties

  • Oversees staff in the negotiation, daily administration, and review of contracts for professional, support, and technical engineering projects and systems to ensure conformance with Metro Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Small Business Enterprise (SBE), disabled veteran business enterprise (DVBE) and labor compliance programs procedures, certification, and applicable regulations as well as other agency programs
  • Oversees, reviews, and comments on goal setting, compliance submittals, consultant and other support contracts and small business contract language for Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation for Bid (IFB) packages
  • Initiates action to resolve problems with consultants and other professional service firms; provides guidance in determining compliance; reviews and monitors the plans of prime contractors and consultants as they relate to meeting DBE, SBE and DVBE commitments
  • Performs project management lead oversight over compliance review audits and new program elements
  • Provides business advisement to Project Management on upcoming and current solicitations and contracts for small business opportunities and inclusion
  • Provides guidance to internal departments and external stakeholders on Diversity and Economic Opportunity (DEOD) programs and small business program guidelines and regulations
  • Conducts presentations on small business at small business workshops, forums, Board of Director meetings, legislative briefings and community groups as appropriate
  • Recommends, reviews, updates, and implements department policies and procedures
  • Oversees small business program reporting systems
  • Monitors, reports and briefs management on legislative changes that impact department programs
  • Responds to governmental agencies regarding DBE and certification matters
  • Oversees preparation of written documentation regarding audits, disputes, findings, hearings, and appeals
  • Represents department at meetings, conferences, and public events
  • Approves daily review of small business program activities for goal setting, contract compliance monitoring, certification and reporting
  • Attends, conducts, and oversees small business meetings, project briefings, program meetings and informal dispute resolution meetings with contractors, consultants and subcontractors
  • Develops small business programs and oversees process improvements
  • Drafts scopes of work and oversees procurement process contracts for small business support services
  • Prepares reports and gives oral presentations to management and the Board of Directors as applicable
  • Prepares various letters and notices to internal departments, contractors, consultants and subcontractors
  • Reviews and approves SBE, DBE and DVBE certification determinations and conducts certification appeal hearings
  • Manages Subrecipient monitoring and reporting
  • Attends progress meetings to review contract issues, ensures prompt payment, and makes adjustments to compliance administration
  • Investigates contractor small business complaints and renders findings
  • Conducts and oversees contract closeouts and imposes administrative sanctions for non-compliance
  • Prepares monthly status reports, summaries, and other correspondence
  • Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate 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:


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


  • Five years of relevant experience performing complex small business programs administration; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected.

The following are the preferred qualifications:

  • Experience complying with State of California approved Labor Compliance Program (LCP)
  • Experience monitoring and enforcing State and Federal Prevailing Wage requirements
  • Experience implementing Disadvantaged Business Enterprise programs
  • Experience conducting investigations and presentations

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

  • Contract Compliance Administrator (CCA) or Master Compliance Administrator (MCA) certification preferred

  • Travel to project sites and examination of the work sites may be required

  • May be required to work irregular hours, split shifts, weekends, holidays, or 24-hour-a-day on-call assignment


  • Theories, principles, and practices of small business program development, contract compliance administration, and certification for public agencies

  • Federal and state laws and regulations and Metro policies governing small business program compliance and certification

  • Public policy governing public procurement and contract administration processes

  • Principles of supervision

  • Applicable business software applications

Skill in:

  • Performing small business program administration for professional services, design/build, and heavy construction contracts

  • Preparing comprehensive contract language, reports, and correspondence

  • Analyzing situations, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes

  • Exercising judgment and creativity in making decisions

  • Communicating effectively orally and in writing

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

  • Mediating and negotiating


  • Oversee large-scale small business and certification programs

  • Determine strategies to achieve goals

  • Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data

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

  • Supervise, train, and motivate assigned staff

  • 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 and complete an online Employment Application.

Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:

METRO Headquarters, Employment Office
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

(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. (TW)

*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.