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Sr. Executive Officer, Operations/Deputy Chief Operations Officer, LACMTA, Los Angeles, CA. (posted May 18, 2018)

​LA Metro is looking for a Deputy COO to collaborate with the Chief Operations Officer in directing the overall activities of Metro's transit service delivery. This job opportunity is not posted on their website. To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume and letter of interest electronically, as soon as possible to Daphne Le Blanc’s attention at daphne@thehawkinscompany.com. The letter should include budget and staff size; largest workforce supported; and two major accomplishments that illustrate your qualifications and leadership. Resumes received by JUNE 30, 2018 will receive first consideration.

For the complete position description, please visit www.thehawkinscompany.com

Director of Maintenance, AC Transit, Oakland, CA.  (posted May 18, 2018)

AC Transit is looking for an experienced Director of Maintenance who has a vast working knowledge of Public Transit Maintenance and strong leadership skills. The Director of Maintenance is responsible for comprehensive delivery of the District's maintenance operations; providing information and serving as a resource to executive leadership; achieving defined objectives by planning, evaluating, developing, implementing and maintaining fleet services in compliance with established guidelines, codes, and regulations. This is an excellent opportunity to work on amazing capital projects at one of the largest bus agencies in California. In addition to working with some of the best in the business, AC Transit also has an excellent benefits package that includes pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending and a 457 savings plan. The position reports to the Chief Operating Officer  Sal Llamas and is based in Oakland, CA. Closing Date: Continuous

For more information click here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/actransit/jobs/2062850/director-of-maintenance?page=1&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Various ​Positions, Gardena Bus Lines, Gardena, CA. (posted May 10, 2018)

GTrans exists to move people by providing safe, reliable and outstanding public transportation to the communities they serve every day. Explore joining the GTrans team through one of these available positions: 

Transit Operations Manager - closes June 18, 2018

Transit Operations Officer - closes June 4, 2018

Transit Systems Analyst - closes June 7, 2018

Transit Equipment Mechanic - closes June 4, 2018

For more information on the above positions, click here: http://www.cityofgardena.org/employment-opportunities-2/

Deputy Director of Transportation, LYNX, Orlando, FL. (posted May 10, 2018)

LYNX is seeking candidates who have a background in labor relations and operations, and who is strong in the areas of leadership, decision-making and people skills. The Transportation Division has almost 700 drivers and the majority are Latino. This position reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer. Position opened until filled. 

For this and other career opportunities at LYNX, visit https://www.golynx.com/careers/job-postings.stml

Various Management Positions, National Express, FL & PA. (posted March 28, 2018)

A worldwide leader in Fixed Route and Paratransit solutions, National Express Transit (NEXT) has the experience and expertise to make sure there are no bumps along the way. As a subsidiary of National Express Group, we're backed by the strength and history of one of the world's leading transit companies. Every contract is handled by a dedicated local team who delivers the professionalism and personal attention you're looking for. Safety is always Job 1.

A proven thought-leader in safety, National Express has crafted proprietary company-wide programs that establish and enforce strict safety and management standards. Our innovative Frontline Position Candidate Screening ensures a safe, consistent, and pleasurable experience for all riders. With National Express on board, it's an easy road ahead.

National Express’ acquisition of Ecolane adds demand transit scheduling software and dispatching solutions to our growing portfolio of customer-focused products and services. In 2016, National Express Transit grew annual revenues by 60% to $200m.


General Manager
Operations Manager

Maintenance Lead
Maintenance Manager
Safety Manager

Westmoreland, PA (GM, OM, ML, MM, SM)
Philadelphia, PA (GM, OM, MM, SM)
Vero Beach, FL (GM, OM, MM, SM)

For more information, please visit https://www.nationalexpresstransit.com/ or contact Rebecca Hussain, Talent Acquisition Consultant, 630-821-5718, Rebecca.hussain@nellc.com. 

Executive Vice President, Administration, Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Dallas, Tx. (posted February 26, 2018) 

The EVP, Administration directs, oversees, and has ultimate responsibility for the DART’s Administrative functions, including the activities of strategic planning, human resources, procurement, risk management, information services and marketing/communications. This position reports directly to the President/Executive Director and is the highest official responsible for administrative functions. They will also develop and maintain a working relationship with Board Members and represent the President with policy-making groups. The EVP, Administration also holds primary responsibility for the integrated planning activities of the executive staff and assists the Board in formulating strategic priorities and goals.

DART is seeking someone with over 12 years progressively responsible general management experience in a private or public environment to include a minimum of 8 years directing senior-level staff involved with daily operations and administration. The candidate needs to be strategic and visionary with the ability to look ahead and to anticipate trends and potential consequences. They also need to be able to navigate political situations and to rally support for the vision. Empowering people to excel and fostering a positive work environment is also critical. A Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration, Transportation, or related field is required. A Master degree in Public or Business Administration is highly desirable.

If interested in applying, contact Pearson Partners International, Lisa Thompson, Vice President, Recruiting (214) 292-4134 or email lthompson@pearsonpartnersintl.com.

Director of Transportation, Centre Area Transportation Authority, in State College, PA. (posted February 16, 2018)

The Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA) is a Joint Municipal Authority serving nine municipalities. It is the third largest public transit system by ridership in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. CATA’s mission is to deliver safe, reliable, accessible and affordable transportation in a courteous and environmentally, fiscally and socially responsible manner.

The Director of Transportation reports to the Assistant General Manager for Operations and participates as a member of the Executive Management Team in the overall administration of the Authority. The Director of Transportation exercises strategic and visionary thinking, having long-term organization-wide impact.
The Director of Transportation directs the day-to-day operational oversight for the division, collaborating with staff to develop and implement policies, procedures and practices that are focused on safety, efficiency and customer service. This position directly supervises senior staff and administers all provisions of the collective bargaining agreement, including serving as the staff lead on the negotiating committee.
The brochure, which can be found on our website www.srnsearch.com/brochures, provides details about the community, the agency and the position.  The starting salary is open, dependent upon qualifications, and is accompanied by an excellent benefits package. 
Questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to info@srnsearch.com or (850) 391-0000. CATA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ​​