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

Non-Represented EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Bulletin No:
009900-054
Job Title:
MANAGER, TRANSPORTATION PLANNING (FEDERAL AND STATE POLICY AND PROGRAMMING)
Specialty:
FEDERAL AND STATE POLICY AND PROGRAMMING
Closing Date:
19-JUL-19
Salary Grade:
H1N
Salary Range:
$90,813 - $113,526 - $136,219
External/Internal:
EXTERNAL

At Will**

Other Info:

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

 

Basic Function

To manage and execute activities associated with state transportation funding policy, grant-seeking, local agency project delivery support, plan development, system wide planning, multi-modal project implementation, capital management, and technical analysis in all Countywide Transportation Planning & Development disciplines.

Example Of Duties

  • Participates in regional and statewide transportation forums
  • Participates in developing program guidelines, strategies, and policies
  • Provides technical support and makes presentations to public agencies, including Southern California Association of Government, L.A. County, Caltrans, and cities within Los Angeles County
  • Evaluates proposed legislation for impacts on specific plans, programs, and projects
  • Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks of alternative funding plans, programs, and projects
  • Conducts analysis and makes policy recommendations on state and federal transportation programming Applies, develops, and evaluates analytical, quantitative and statistical tools and their results
  • Negotiates and executes cooperative agreements and Memorandums of Understanding with various agencies
  • Provides technical and policy guidance on Metro plans, programs and projects
  • Develops and monitors forecasts, impacts and budgets for plans, programs and projects
  • Develops and negotiates scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, contracts, and agreements
  • Conducts analyses and makes recommendations supporting project/program development
  • Reviews, discusses, and describes transportation plans and projects, transit operations plans, services, and schedules
  • Manages contractor/consultant contracts; prepares invoices and allocates to accounts
  • Analyzes and manages contractor/consultant budgets
  • Reviews, discusses, and describes documents supporting the development of transportation programming along transit lines and transportation corridors
  • Prepares comprehensive reports, correspondence and presentations
  • Conducts complex planning, implementation, funding, and analytical projects and programs related to Federal and State policies and programming
  • Assumes management responsibility on major transportation and research studies and projects
  • 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 - Urban or Transportation Planning, Business, Public Administration, Social Science, Political Science, Urban Studies, Public Policy, Economics, or other related field
  • 5 years' progressively responsible experience in transportation planning, transportation program or project management, transportation finance, or other related area, which includes a minimum of two years' experience managing state and/or federal transportation programming activities
  • Master's degree in a related field is desirable
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:
  • Experience advocating in a statewide, region wide, or countywide transportation forum or similar activity

Knowledge:

  • Theories, principles, and practices of transportation planning and land use, business and public administration State transportation funding programs
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies and funding sources 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:

  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
  • Represent Metro before the public and in statewide forums
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome
  • Think and act independently
  • Review, analyze, and discuss comprehensive studies and analyses
  • Develop and negotiate consensus solutions
  • Make financial decisions within a budget
  • Establish and implement relevant policies and procedures
  • Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Supervise 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.