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

Non-Represented EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Bulletin No:
004228-005
Job Title:
CHIEF ETHICS OFFICER
Specialty:
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Salary Grade:
HBB
Salary Range:
$176,010 - $220,002 - $264,014
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

Plans and directs the overall implementation and execution of Metro's Ethics Policy and Lobby Registration programs.

Example Of Duties

  • Directs the maintenance of Metro's Lobby Registration Program as required under Metro enabling statutes
  • Prepares Conflict of Interest and similar reports for Board meetings and committees pursuant to Government Code section 87103 and 84308, and Pubic Utility Code Secection 130051,20
  • Oversees the interpretation and enforcement of Metro’s Code(s) of Conduct and statutory obligations for board members, contractors, customers, and employees
  • Ensures Statements of Economic Interest Form 700 disclosures are filed by board members, pension investment board members, and designated employees and consultants
  • Reviews agendas for possible conflicts of interest
  • Oversees the training of Metro staff, Board members, consultants, and the public regarding the application of the Ethics Policy, Political Reform Act, Lobby Registration regulations, and conflict of interest
  • Oversees the preparation and distribution of the monthly conflicts of interest and other board reports to the Board of Directors and staff
  • Participates in pre-bid meetings to inform potential vendors of Lobby Registration regulations
  • Prepares written responses to questions regarding Ethics Policy and/or Lobby Registration regulations
  • Keeps abreast of current state laws regarding ethics and conflicts of interest
  • Supervises subordinate staff
  • 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 EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out

Requirements For Employment

  • Bachelor's degree - Political Science, Public Administration, or other related field
  • 8 years of senior management-level experience performing work in support of ethics programs
  • Juris Doctor required
  • Active member in good standing of the California Bar
  • Master's degree in related field desirable
  • Valid California Class C driver license

Knowledge:

  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations regarding conflict of interest, ethics, and lobby registration
  • Theories, principles, and practices of ethics
  • Public administration
  • Metro's policies and procedures
  • California Political Reform Act of 1974 and Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Regulations
  • Public Records Act and Brown Act
  • Modern management theory

Abilities:

  • Oversee the operations of conflict of interest, code of conduct, ethics, and lobby registration programs functions
  • Determine strategies to achieve goals
  • Establish and implement policies and procedures
  • Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
  • Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions
  • Exercise good judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Represent Metro before the public
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • Supervise subordinate staff
  • Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English
  • Use technology and other software applications, including proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, case tracking systems, and ethics related software applications

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.

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

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

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. (sb)

*Open to the public and all Metro employees

**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority.

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.