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


Bulletin No:
Job Title:
Closing Date:
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Salary Range:
$82,805 - $103,480 - $124,176

At Will**

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


Basic Function

To develop, plan and oversee the overall functions of Metro’s Transit Security training.

Example Of Duties

  • Plans, develops, and facilitates the training programs in accordance with Metro’s strategic goals and all applicable rules and regulations
  • Facilitates classroom training
  • Evaluates effectiveness of current transit and operations security related training instruction and identifies training needs for all employee/management levels
  • Researches the latest developments in management/staff training methodologies and techniques to develop transit and operations-related training programs that enhances employees’ effectiveness and efficiency
  • Designs the training materials and lesson plans in response to specific requests for training
  • Assesses training needs and identifies appropriate training programs/curriculums for department employees and law enforcement contract personnel
  • Establishes and monitors long-range training needs for security and law enforcement
  • Oversees, monitors, and adheres to department’s budget, goals, and schedules to comply with agency-wide fiscal responsibility
  • Oversees program and project delivery to ensure agency-wide training programs are delivered on-time and within budgetary guidelines
  • Develops, oversees, and implements monthly, quarterly, annual, and tri-annual training schedules for department employees
  • Prepares written and oral reports for supervision and management
  • Participates in departmental training committee meetings in order to establish new practices and policies
  • 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
  • Represents Metro Transit Security at job fairs and other recruitment outlets
  • Determines recruitment needs and develops strategies for targeting appropriate jobs; conducts departmental recruitment and selection processes for union represented jobs; works with Talent Acquisition to establish selection criteria; and evaluates applications, resumes, and physical agility testing
  • Maintains comprehensive electronic database and records related to specific education, training, and certifications

Requirements For Employment

  • Bachelor's degree - Business, Engineering, Public Administration, or other related field
  • 4 years’ senior-level experience developing and maintaining training programs for a law enforcement or transit police/security agency
  • Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis
Preferred Qualifications

Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications:
  • Experience facilitating training programs for a law enforcement, transit police, or security agency
  • Security related certifications such as firearms instructor, verbal judo, defensive tactics, etc.


  • Theories, principles, and practices of Physical Security Critical Infrastructure protection; training program development, and departmental administration
  • Strategies to Mitigate Terrorism Threats
  • Community Policing Principles
  • Department operating policies and procedures
  • Computer and Microsoft Office Software, including Power Point, Word, and Excel
  • Modern management theory
  • Research and report preparation methods


  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and Labor/management agreements
  • Compile and analyze complex data
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Develops and delivers quality projects from inception to close-out n time and within scope and budget
  • Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome
  • Exercise good judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Determine strategies to achieve goals
  • Plan financial and staffing needs
  • Conduct surveys, identify training needs and develop training plans and programs
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Authority employees and outside representatives
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable time frame
  • Supervise subordinate staff
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English
  • Follow rules and instructions
  • Work independently with minimal supervision

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. (JMC)

*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.