TRANSIT PROGRAM MANAGER
SALARY RANGE: $7,483 - $9,096
Solano Transportation Authority (STA) is looking for a highly motivated person with the ability to identify, secure and administer federal, state and regional grant funding. Must be a leader who can cooperatively work as a liaison with the Federal Transportation Administration, CalTrans, MTC, and other transit agencies, advisory groups and committees. A strong analytical background in the development and management of budgets and expenditures is also required.
FINAL FILING DATE: 5:00 P.M. – WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017*
*IMPORTANT NOTE: WHEN A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED, THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME
AT THE DISCRETION OF THE AUTHORITY.
Oral Interviews are tentatively scheduled December 6th, 2017
Benefits: PERS Retirement dependent on employment status at time of hire
Employer paid health insurance, dental, vision, and life insurance
Holidays, Vacation and sick leave, FLSA-Exempt
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Transit Program Manager will provide support to the Director of Programs and the Executive Director and will assist with the management and implementation of transit programs, projects, and studies. The Transit Program Manger must be a motivated self-starter with excellent organizational and communication skills, have a positive attitude, and be a flexible team player who enjoys a fast-paced and challenging environment. This position reports to the Director of Programs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Depending on assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Manages and monitors multiple contracts and transit agreements.
Coordinates and works cooperatively with Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Caltrans, Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and other transit operators on a variety of transit and para-transit issues.
Manages staff and provides support for transit and para-transit services, including Solano Express, within Solano County.
Manages the agency’s role in transit related programs and projects.
Develops policies and procedures and submits updates as needed.
Assists in identifying, securing, and administering federal, state, and regional grant funds.
Acts as a liaison on various advisory groups and committees.
Manages organization of special transit events, and develops and distributes public information materials.
Develops proposals assists the in selection of project consultants and coordinates contract documents.
Coordinates and tracks programs through in-house resources or consultants by tracking service performance, measures of service quality, identifies market trends and makes recommendations for corrective action as needed.
Ensures that service meets all requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in terms of equivalent service (not ADA complementary paratransit requirements).
STA is an equal opportunity employer.
Develops and manages budgets and expenditures; coordinates responses to projected shortfalls.
Prepares reports and presentations for STA Board meetings, other meetings and programs.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities
as listed below is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be a minimum
of four years of increasingly responsible experience with a minimum of two years in the areas of transit or
transportation operations, or a closely related field. A four-year college degree in transportation, planning, business
administration, or a related field is required.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
In addition to the experience and education described above, the ideal candidate will be:
• Knowledgeable understanding of transportation programs and regulations, including but not limited to, the
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA);
• A strong leader and team player with positive energy;
• Understanding of the public process;
• Understanding of grant funding processes;
• Effective in developing and maintaining cooperative relationships with multiple stakeholders, including
other employees, representatives of various public and private agencies, and the general public;
• An excellent communicator (both oral and written);
• An effective listener who is able to build consensus;
• Able to work with and complement existing staff;
• Flexible, unbiased and a person of high integrity;
• Committed to customer service;
• Effectively manage assigned operations and work tasks;
• Analytical and capable of administering complex work programs;
• Prepare clear, concise and accurate project reports, correspondence and other written documents;
• Identify problems with data and reports and develop appropriate solutions;
• Proficient in using various software for documents, presentations, and data analyses;
• Work cooperatively as a team member and a variety of representatives of the public.
• Work with minimum supervision.
• Interact courteously and tactfully.
• Manage multiple priorities.
• Supervise staff and provide clear instructions.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for extended
periods of time; may require walking for short periods; may require occasional bending, stretching, reaching,
twisting, kneeling, squatting, and extension of the arms; reach at and above shoulder level; generally inside work
with occasional outside work with exposure to weather, odors, dust and pollen; lifting and/or carrying of light to
moderate equipment/supplies; hand and finger dexterity sufficient to operate computer keyboard for extended
periods of time. This classification also emphasizes speech, hearing and vision; ability to see well enough to read
handwritten and typed documents and view computer monitors for extended periods of time; ability to hear well
enough to communicate on the telephone and in person over office noise; ability to speak well enough to be easily
understood over the telephone and in public meetings; ability to comprehend at the level required for the job. The
physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this position. Able to travel to and function at scheduled external meetings and
events as well as work variable hours on occasion (evenings and weekends). Able to lift 20 pounds, drive a van and
handle event equipment.
STA is an equal opportunity employer.
DRIVING REQUIREMENTS: Driving of personal and STA vehicles is necessary as many meetings and other
job-related activities will be out of the STA offices. Use of a personal vehicle is reimbursed in accordance with
IRS mileage regulations. Proof of insurance of personal vehicles is required and must be maintained during
employment with STA. The hire for this position must have a valid California Class C driver’s license and have a
satisfactory driving record such that the employee is eligible for coverage by STA’s insurers. All new hires will be
subject to an initial DMV “pull notice” check and, following employment, annually thereafter.
A completed Solano Transportation Authority (STA) Employment Application must be submitted to:
Attention: Human Resources
One Harbor Center, Suite 130
Suisun City, CA 94585.
Applications must be received not later than 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, however when
a sufficient number of applications are received, this announcement may be closed at any time at the
discretion of the Authority.
Additional information regarding the application and job description can be found online at www.sta.ca.gov.
Application packets may also be requested in-person at the above address or by calling 707-424-6075.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application packet. Applications can be submitted in one
of several ways: 1) faxed to the HR Department at (707) 424-6074 or 2) delivered/mailed to the Solano
Transportation Authority Attn: Human Resources, One Harbor Center, Suite 130, Suisun City, CA 94585 or 3)
Emailed to email@example.com (this option is available through the ‘submit’ button at the bottom of
the online application).
SELECTION PROCESS AND TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:
All applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications and only the best qualified will be invited to
continue in the examination process. The examination process may consist of an assessment panel and/or an
oral interview. Tentatively, the Oral Board is scheduled on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 and the
departmental interviews will be scheduled for the week of December 11th, 2017.
Other Important Information:
It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Resumes
submitted in lieu of an application will not be accepted. Applications may be rejected if incomplete or
not signed. Applicants selected to interview, may also be required to submit a supplemental
questionnaire to proceed in the process. Those applicants will be notified directly and are required to
complete and return the supplemental questionnaire on or before November 27th, 2017 for further
If you believe you may need accommodations during the testing process, please contact Human Resources at
(707) 424-6075. Requests for accommodations must be received no later than five (5) calendar days before
the oral board date on the recruitment.
If the recruitment requires documents to be submitted with your application (certifications, DMV printout,
etc), these can be submitted in one of several ways: 1) faxed to the HR Department at (707) 424-6074, or 2)
delivered/mailed to the Solano Transportation Authority Attn: Human Resources, One Harbor Center, Suite
130, Suisun City, CA 94585 or 3) Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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