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

Non-Represented EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Bulletin No:
009894-046
Job Title:
SENIOR MANAGER, TRANSPORTATION PLANNING (SHARED MOBILITY)
Specialty:
SHARED MOBILITY
Closing Date:
06-MAR-19
Salary Grade:
H1O
Salary Range:
$100,048 - $125,070 - $150,072
External/Internal:
EXTERNAL

At Will**

Other Info:

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

 

Basic Function

To oversee, manage, and execute all work activities associated with, multi-modal project and program implementation, and technical analysis for all assigned projects as well as coordinate the work of other staff on related projects in the Shared Mobility unit of Countywide Planning and Development.

Example Of Duties

  • Manages, and executes all programmatic aspects of the Regional Rideshare/Shared Mobility and Vanpool workgroups
  • Conducts rideshare/vanpool analysis and makes policy recommendations on program development
  • Administers local, state, federal funding agreements and compliance
  • Prepares and reviews TDM/Rideshare/Vanpool outreach and marketing strategic plans
  • Develops work group goals, objectives, annual work plan, and budget proposal
  • Coordinates advertising, outreach, and public information campaigns
  • Manages external communications and media networks
  • Oversees database and information management systems
  • Prepares analysis of commute markets including employer sites to be served by mobility services
  • Prepares technical service solicitations; reviews and evaluates proposals, negotiates contracts, and ensures contract compliance
  • Formulates and appends transportation program policies, strategies, and guidelines
  • Coordinates the work of subordinate employees and consultants involved with various major projects and/or programs in multiple geographic areas
  • Leads and facilitates meetings to develop agency-wide and departmental strategies, processes, and policies
  • Conducts complex transportation planning, implementation, funding, and analytical projects and programs
  • Develops, negotiates, and executes major cooperative and service agreements, Memorandum of Understanding, and interagency funding plans to include scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, and contracts with other agencies and private developers
  • Develops, forecasts, and monitors budgets for plans, programs, and projects
  • Provides technical support and policy guidance to management on Metro plans, programs, and projects
  • Applies, develops, and evaluates analytical, quantitative, and statistical tools and their result
  • Represents Metro, provides consultation services, and makes presentations to local, regional, state, and other agency committees and boards
  • Coordinates and disseminates information to various agencies, groups, and departments
  • Reviews and evaluates contractor proposals; negotiates award amounts, operating standards, and work projects; ensures productive use of contractors; participates and takes leadership position in regional forums; leads interagency task forces and technical advisory groups
  • Participates in regional and statewide transportation forums
  • Evaluates proposed legislation for impact on shared mobility plans, programs, and projects
  • Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks of alternative funding plans, programs, and projects
  • Develops and evaluates transportation programs and projects
  • Analyzes and manages contractor/consultant contracts and budgets
  • Prepares comprehensive reports, correspondence, and cost estimates
  • Supervises, trains, and provides technical assistance to 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 - Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Economics, or other related field
  • 5 years' progressively responsible experience in transportation planning, project management, or other related area, with a minimum of one year manager-level experience in rideshare, vanpool or other shared mobility programs, and or other related area
Preferred Qualifications

Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a related field is desirable
  • Experience managing rideshare, vanpool, or similar mobility programs
  • Knowledge of Rule 2202 On-Road Motor Vehicle Mitigation Options
  • Experience managing and developing budgets and contracts
  • Experience implementing Transportation Demand Management (TDM) practices and principles of transportation
  • Experience managing transportation planning programs and projects
  • Experience utilizing the National Transit Database (NTD) reporting and auditing/ reporting functions

Knowledge:

  • Theories, principles, and practices of shared mobility/rideshare project and program management, transportation and land use planning and regulations, contract, and funding
  • National Transit Database (NTD) policy, reporting and regulations
  • Software Programs, e.g. Microsoft Suite and Programmatic Databases
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies funding, and planning for a public agency
  • Organization and processes of local, regional, state and federal government, including legislative and funding processes and policies
  • Financial, analytical, statistical, and mathematical methods and procedures
  • Modern management theory

Abilities:

  • Manage the activities of a major transportation mode, project, or program
  • Determine strategies to achieve goals
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • Understand complex planning concepts
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Mediate and negotiate
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome
  • Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets
  • Represent Metro before the public
  • Think and act independently
  • Conduct comprehensive studies and analyses
  • Negotiate consensus solutions
  • Make financial decisions within a budget
  • Establish and implement relevant policies and procedures
  • Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data
  • Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
  • Supervise, train, and provide expert technical assistance to subordinate 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 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. (CM)

*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.