Note: Jobs will be posted here for at least 60 days unless filled. If you wish to post a job, please email allen@txtransit.org.


Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission has the following positions available, Posted on 05/11/22

Information and Technology Support Specialist I

Performs routine (journey-level) customer service work. Work involves providing internal staff support and receiving and responding to staff inquiries for information and/or information technology (IT) services. Works under moderate supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Salary range: $15.90-$20.99

Public Transportation Planner I

The Public Transportation Planner performs routine (journey-level) planning services and technical assistance work. Work involves the development, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of the Golden Crescent region’s 5-year Regionally Coordinated Transportation Plan. The Public Transportation Planner coordinates project development tasks and reporting across departments for regional public transportation activities.

Salary Range: $40,955 – $54,059


Capital Metro in Austin has the following positions available, Posted on 5/6/22

CapMetro Dispatcher, Public Safety

CapMetro Director, Zero-Emission Vehicle Program

CapMetro Technical Program Project Manager II – Rail Projects

CapMetro Business Intelligence Analyst – Service Planning

CapMetro Supplier Portal Administrator

CapMetro Business Intelligence Developer and Operations Analyst

PAY RATE COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE

Capital Metro EEO Policy Statement

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Capital Metro is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued but prioritized. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating a welcoming and diverse environment. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. Capital Metro makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and organization needs at the time.


Director of Maintenance – Hill Country Transit District Human (The HOP), Posted on 4/30/22

SUMMARY

The Director is responsible for the overall leadership of the maintenance department, for determining departmental priorities and program management design to attain HCTD’s goals. Further, the Director is responsible for managing a team of professionals committed to making HCTD a transportation provider of choice and the development of the annual maintenance budget, maintenance of capital assets, lease agreements, and warranty enforcement.

The Director of Maintenance must have the foresight to determine future mechanical requirements and implement continuous improvement programs to ensure the professional team is educated, equipped, and positioned to meet those futuristic requirements. The Director is expected to lead the department in a proactive format utilizing technology and other necessary resources.

The Director will be responsible for instituting methods for proactive and reactive determination of trends in all aspects of maintenance and must possess the ability to analyze the feasibility of various options to successfully implement cost-effective resolutions. The Director is further charged with improving the public’s perception of HCTD in the community by maintaining the vehicles and buildings in the best possible visual and mechanical condition.

The Director ensures that employees are utilized in the most effective way possible and ensures the safety of all employees through positive enforcement of safety rules and regulations. The Director will provide oversight, direction, and support for the overall maintenance activities of all operating elements to ensure all aspects of the operation are performing at or above planned goals and objectives.

The candidate will have a proven track record of strong leadership skills and motivating continuous staff improvement and will possess a fundamental knowledge of vehicle and building maintenance.

 


Associate Transportation Researcher – TEXAS A&M TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE, Posted on 4/27/22

Job Summary

Enhance and support public transportation and shared mobility by conducting applied research in a support role while quickly developing the skills needed to lead increasingly complicated research tasks and projects. Learn skills and techniques needed to develop new research opportunities and expand your personal research portfolio. Specific duties include coordinating and collecting data from a wide variety of quantitative and qualitative sources, analyzing data (including data from surveys, the Census, intelligent transportation systems, databases, agency workbooks, interviews, and other sources), writing reports, planning and conducting research activities, performing literature reviews, preparing and delivering presentations, participating in conferences, supporting public and stakeholder engagement activities, and others. Continued employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding and satisfactory performance.

This position is in the Transit Mobility Program at Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI). The Transit Mobility Program delivers practical, data-driven, innovative, person-centered solutions to improve the accessibility, equity, efficiency, effectiveness, and safety of public transportation through research, education, and technology transfer. The Transit Mobility Program team conducts research and provides technical assistance and training for national sponsors (e.g., the Transit Cooperative Research Program), for the Texas Department of Transportation, and regional and local transportation agencies both inside and outside of Texas.

TTI has Texas offices in College Station, Austin, Houston, Dallas, Arlington, and El Paso; one of these locations would be preferred. However, location and working arrangement (i.e., on site, hybrid, or remote) is negotiable with the ideal candidate.


Administrative Assistant  – FORT BEND COUNTY, Posted on 4/18/22

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for assisting the Procurement & Contracts Manager with preparation of solicitations and contracts according to Federal, State, and Local regulations. Maintain procurement, contract and DBE files. Coordinate annual desk review of third party contractors and sub-recipients. Creates requisitions and submit OnBase request. Assist with maintaining the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program. Participates in planning of programs, policies, or objectives for own workgroup and department.


SALARY RANGE: Administrative/Clerical Grade 9, $17.80 – $21.44 hourly based on qualifications
CLOSING DATE: Upon filling position


All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.


Grants & Budget Manager – FORT BEND COUNTY, Posted on 4/18/22

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for overall management of grants, direction and coordination of all budget activities and supervision of relevant processes and staff within the department. Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.

SALARY RANGE: Professional/Management – Exempt – Grade 12, $57,357.36 – $69,091.92 annually based on qualifications
CLOSING DATE: Upon filling position


All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.


Operations Manager – FORT BEND COUNTY, Posted on 4/18/22

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for the planning, implementation, evaluation, documentation and budgeting of contracts and services. Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.

SALARY RANGE: Professional/Management Grade 13, $2,532.00 – $3,050.40 biweekly based on qualifications
CLOSING DATE: Upon filling position

All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.


Technical Specialist – FORT BEND COUNTY, Posted on 4/18/22

JOB SUMMARY:
Provides Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) maintenance in the daily operation of the Fort Bend County Public Transportation Department. Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.

SALARY RANGE: Administrative/Clerical Grade 11, $20.60 – $24.80 hourly on qualifications
CLOSING: Upon filling position

All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.


Community Planner, Fort Worth, TX., Federal Transit Administration Region VI, Posted on 4/3/22

Federal Transit Administration Region VI is excited to announce a job posting for a Community Planner in Fort Worth, TX.  You have an opportunity to join a highly motivated team of public transportation professionals in one of the most interesting and connected communities in Texas.  Our team supports public transit agencies in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas operating all modes of public transportation.  Fort Worth is the home to the oldest stock show and rodeo in the country located in the Stockyards National Historic District, Water Gardens, Zoo, Botanic Garden, Sundance Square, many neighborhoods and districts including Downtown Fort Worth, Cultural (Arts and Entertainment), Near Southside, CAMP Bowie,  and West 7th all within five miles of the office, and Trinity Trails with over 100 miles of trails accessing 31 neighborhoods, 21 parks, urban fishing, kayak launches, horse trails and geocaching, From the Fort Worth Central Station in downtown you can reach the many neighborhoods and communities in and surrounding Fort Worth via Trinity Metro, Dallas-Fort Worth Airport via Trail, Dallas via the Trinity Rail Express, Chicago and San Antonio and many points in between including Austin via Amtrak, and many communities throughout the state via Greyhound, as well as rent a car.

This position is perfect for a mid-level planner seeking fulfillment from experiencing the benefit of public transportation to people, experience with projects ranging from transit access to new rail investments, the excitement and challenges of the largest and sustained investment by the federal government in public transportation ever, and a career with the Federal Transit Administration.  The successful planner will have the opportunity to: actively participate in public transportation planning from concept to grant award; apply project development and project management skills in the management and oversight of grants program; provide technical assistance in grant development; administer and review the transit/transportation planning process for state, rural and urban areas; conduct planning certification reviews and planning findings; ensure compliance with all applicable federal laws, regulations, policies and guidance; assist in meeting the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) responsibilities for proposed public transportation projects and plans.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, then apply online at USAJOBS – Job Announcement.  Be sure to choose Fort Worth, TX, but don’t hesitate to apply for the other opportunities in Denver, CO, Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, Fort Worth, TX, and Seattle, WA.  Your application must be completed on-line and submitted with all requested documents by 11:59 PM EST on 04/11/2022.


Assistant Director Assistant Director, West Central Mass Transit District, Posted on 4/1/22

West Central Mass Transit District is seeking a full-time Assistant Director to join our team located in West-Central Illinois. WCMTD provides demand response public transportation services to all residents and visitors in our six-county MTD.

The Assistant Director reports to the Executive Director and performs a variety of professional, technical, management, and administrative duties supported by three System Managers, Human Resource, Safety & Security and Maintenance Managers, 25 drivers, 6 dispatchers and a four-member support staff.

This position promotes best practices, creates and sustains policies and procedures, and oversees all transit development and operations.

The Assistant Director must consistently demonstrate a commitment to the mission and vision of WCMTD and the ability to work with WCMTD partners to enhance the system, resolve differences, and to produce a service that meets the requirements and expectations of the traveling public and funding partners.

Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in Transportation, Public Administration, Organizational Management, Business Administration or a related field from an accredited university is preferred.

Experience: The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years increasingly responsible experience in Public Transportation Management or a closely related field with supervisory experience; be able to work flexible hours; analyze, evaluate and develop solutions to departmental issues; formulate and administer a budget; develop and produce written reports; deliver effective oral presentations; have experience working with people with disabilities and senior citizens.

Must have Driver’s License with ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License with passenger endorsement.

Proven experience in the administration of state and federal grants, budgeting and financial planning, is a plus.

West Central Mass Transit District is a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Pre-employment drug testing and random drug and alcohol tests are a condition of employment. Rotating weekends on call and regular attendance are required. Residency within the District within 180 days of acceptance of the position is preferred.

The starting salary for this position is $60-$75,000 +/- commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. West Central Mass Transit District provides benefits including paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and personal days, employer matched 401(k), and health insurance stipend. Visit our website at www.wcmtd.org

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to: execdirwcmtd@gmail.com to receive the full job description, hiring requirements, and application instructions.

Initial Review of Applications will begin April 1, 2022. Position will remain open until filled.


Marketing Manager, Citi Bus, Lubbock, Tx., Posted on 3/31/22

Summary of Position: This position is responsible for outside sales, leading marketing communication efforts, and coordinating marketing projects, activities, and services.

Salary: $55,000 – $65,000 per year, Job Type: Full-time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and create marketing materials for internal and external uses including both print and digital forms.
  2. Plan and manage marketing and communication outreach to increase public awareness and ridership.
  3. Head community outreach and build relationships with community organizations (United Way, South Plains Food Bank, Junior League of Lubbock, etc.).
  4. Monitor activity and create content for website and social media platforms.
  5. Plan, write and edit written materials for advertisements, news releases, promotional events and campaigns for internal and public communications.
  6. Engage and build relationships with area businesses (new and existing) to maintain, generate and increase advertising sales revenues.

Benefits: Citibus has an attractive benefits package, which includes medical, dental and vision insurance, short-term disability, 401(k) plan participation, and paid time off.

The successful applicant must pass a non-DOT drug screen and physical.

Citibus is an AA/Equal Opportunity/Disability/Veteran Employer.

Submit Resume to Norma Perea, Human Resources Manager, NPerea@citibus.com


Transit Planning Specialist, Citi Bus, Lubbock, Tx., Posted on 3/31/22

Summary of Position: This position is responsible for studying, analyzing and evaluating the performance of current and proposed transit services, analyzes system performance and develops recommendations for improvements by modifying services, and/or methodologies that increase service efficiencies, productivity and ridership.

Salary: $45,000 – $50,000, Job Type: Full-time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Contributes planning expertise to the development and implementation of projects, identifies and recommends action on planning and project risks and opportunities.
  2. Prepares, analyzes and plans programs that address all aspects (physical, economic, geographic, etc.) of the community’s public transportation needs.
  3. Interprets Geographic Information System (GIS) data to analyze, evaluate and plan services.
  4. Demonstrates familiarity and knowledge of transit planning concepts, to include, transit operation and route planning, and data analysis.
  5. Plans new routes, alterations to routes and route eliminations. Estimates cost or savings from proposed service changes.
  6. Measures and evaluates route performance to assure conformance with adopted standards; develops creative solutions for any services not achieving desired standards.
  7. Researches and compiles data for inclusion in planning studies and reports.
  8. Develops opportunities for ridership enhancement through new and improved fixed routes, paratransit, on-demand, and other modes of travel.
  9. Designs transportation surveys to identify areas of public concern.
  10. Conducts field surveys of transit patrons and potential riders to gather supportive information for completion of special projects.
  11. Makes oral presentations to coworkers, colleagues, and/or various committees.
  12. Assists with public hearings concerning the consideration and implementation of new or revised transportation services, the deletion of existing services and other service changes.
  13. Works with Marketing and Communications to ensure the accurate dissemination of information to the general public.
  14. Works with the Operations Department to maintain and develop scheduling timetables to incorporate with and update the General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS).
  15. Assists with compiling data for monthly and annual NTD reports.
  16. Maintains Citibus’ Title VI and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) plan and serves as the DBE Liaison Officer.
  17. Makes recommendations to management to improve operations, decrease inefficiencies and streamline work processes; work cooperatively with all customers, internal and external.
  18. Participates in company community activities to promote transit.
  19. Perform other responsibilities, as assigned.

Benefits:

Citibus has an attractive benefits package, which includes medical, dental and vision insurance, short-term disability, 401(k) plan participation, and paid time off.

The successful applicant must pass a non-DOT drug screen and physical.

Citibus is an AA/Equal Opportunity/Disability/Veteran Employer.

Submit Resume to Norma Perea, Human Resources Manager, NPerea@citibus.com


Transit Operator, The City of Galveston, Posted on 3/22/22

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Under general supervision, a Transit Operator operates buses and vans over fixed routes and shuttles. Collects fares, issues transfers, switches routes to meet the needs of passengers, maintains timely routes, inspects vehicles prior to starting routes, may perform dispatch duties, and provides information regarding transit schedules and times. Knowledge of principles and practices of customer service is required.

Minimum Requirements: A High School Diploma or equivalent AND one year of experience operating passenger buses and vans is required. Must possess a valid Texas Class B Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger Endorsement.

Department: Island Transit

Salary Range: $32,319-$48,478

A City of Galveston employment application is required and may be completed online at https://www.galvestontx.gov/519/Employment


Network Administrator, Posted on 3/16/22

This position works under the general supervision of the Director of Technology. The role of this position is to ensure the secure operation of the in-house computer systems, servers, and network connections.

This position has responsibility for assisting in managing the planning, implementation, installing, testing, and maintenance of software, hardware, and various other technologies used in the day-to-day business operations to ensure ongoing and uninterrupted work functions necessary in the performance of tasks related to providing transportation services. Responsible for complying with all Hill Country Transit District (HCTD) policies and procedures and all funding source regulations and requirements.

Salary range:  $30,000 to $40,000 depending on qualifications

A Hill Country Transit District employment application is required and may be completed online at https://takethehop.applicantpro.com/jobs/


Board Administrator, Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Posted on 3/15/22 

The Board Administrator provides support to the Board, serves as Trial Board Secretary for the grievance process for DART employees and provides administrative oversight for the Office of Board Support. The Board Administrator reports directly to the Board of Directors on a variety of administrative and executive duties, special projects and initiatives involving the Office of Board Support and Board of Director priorities. The Board Administrator serves as liaison between the Board of Directors, DART, its advisory bodies and the public, ensuring that all matters are handled effectively. This position ensures quality control for Board Agendas, Agenda Planner, Board Portal and Policies and Resolutions. This is a highly strategic and facilitative role which requires a high level of understanding of DART¿s operations and deft political acumen.

For a job description and instructions on how to apply visit: DART Board Admin Posting

 


Director of Finance & Grants / Office Manager San Saba, Posted on 3/11/22

Under the direction of the HCTD General Manager, this position is responsible for oversight of the HCTD budget. Primary duties include allocation of costs between multiple funding sources, preparation of monthly reports, reimbursement requests, and quarterly reports for all funding sources in an accurate and timely manner, and continuous monitoring of budget. Responsible for preparing or assisting General Manager in preparing various funding proposals. Responsible for general management of the San Saba office and staff.

Salary range: starting at $70,000 + depending on qualifications

A Hill Country Transit District employment application is required and may be completed online at https://takethehop.applicantpro.com/jobs/


Senior IT Specialist, Program Analyst, and Senior Transportation Program Specialist, FTA- Posted on 3/4/22

FTA is seeking candidates for positions in its headquarters office. The agency is introducing new programs and expanding existing initiatives following the passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Open positions include Senior IT Specialist, Program Analyst, and Senior Transportation Program Specialist. See USAJobs for more information and deadlines to apply.

 


 

Note: Jobs will be posted here for at least 60 days unless filled. If you wish to post a job, please email allen@txtransit.org.