The Job Title is: Transit Manager
The Location is: City Hall 730 Washington Ave. Racine, WI 53403
The Job Type is: Permanent Full Time
Salary: $73,049.60 to $93,912.00 Annually
Link to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/racinewi?
Oversees the contractor operating the Belle Urban System / RYDE bus transit system (serving the City of Racine and surrounding villages); provides administrative oversight for a contracted multi-county commuter bus operation providing commuter bus transportation services; Represents the City of Racine and strengthens relationships with other agencies, jurisdictions, state and federal regulatory agencies, local media, citizen interest groups and private businesses. Serves as the principal advisor to the City of Racine Transit Commission and Mayor.
The Belle Urban System (BUS) is a contractor operated bus transit system serving eastern Racine County, providing 360 days per year fixed route bus service and demand-response para-transit services. The BUS operates and maintains 35 low-floor transit coaches and 9 para-transit vans.
Commuter bus operations are performed under a cost-per-mile percentage reimbursement city contract, passing through federal and state transit operating assistance funds.
Plans and develops multimodal, sustainable strategies and programs including alternative fuels, higher fuel efficiency vehicles, and alternative dispatching and service models.
This position reports directly to the Commissioner of Public Works, who reports directly to the Mayor. The position is granted broad discretion in planning, policy analysis, and the discharge of its duties.
(These examples may not list all of the duties assigned.)
Provides policy guidance on transit to elected and appointed city officials. Serves as the Secretary to the City of Racine Transit Commission: drafts monthly meeting agendas; performs analyses; compiles reports; coordinates correspondence with stakeholders; and schedules required attendance of stakeholders, staff and additional people.
Establishes annual goals and objectives, short and long range plans, and policies and procedures to ensure the policy direction of the Transit Commission is carried out in an expeditious and cost-effective manner.
Develops, presents and monitors the $9.0 million annual BUS budget. Develops and executes capital projects and purchases in concert with the Department of Public Works and Purchasing Department to ensure city owned transit and assets are adequately maintained and preserved.
Cultivates and maintains positive working relationships (including negotiations) with federal, state and county agencies; school district representatives; contractors; and the business community.
Acts as City of Racine liaison with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC):
· Assigned as Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) Liaison Officer reporting on Title VI Assessments, DBE and Civil Rights programs.
· Administers FTA and WisDOT capital and operating grants: submits grant applications, reports and reimbursement requests; ensures compliance with all grant requirements; and researches emerging grant opportunities.
· Assigned to the SEWRPC Transportation Improvement Committee and related working groups and task forces.
· Submits monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, including the National Transit Database (NTD) report.
· Oversees City and contractor compliance with all areas of Federal regulatory requirements (23 program review areas).
· Participates in transit system audits and performance reviews.
Develops and maintains positive cooperative relations (including negotiations) with elected officials of three or more surrounding communities that receive services from, and contribute financially toward the operation of the BUS.
Develops and monitors marketing, market research and annual public relations efforts with the assistance of an advertising and public relations consulting firm.
Coordinates public transit planning, and evaluates routes, fare structure and service schedules.
Receives, researches and resolves transit system complaints and concerns from customers, stakeholders and elected officials.
Maintains physical records for all city owned property related to transit operations.
Performs related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Graduate of an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in Civil or Transportation Engineering, Business/Public Administration, Urban Planning and Design, Transportation Planning or a related field.
Three (3) years of planning, administrative or public policy experience in the field of public transportation. A combination of education and experience commensurate with the position may be considered.
Ability to work independently and establish work plans within broadly defined organizational goals and objectives.
Must possess excellent oral and written communications skills and be capable of functioning effectively when dealing with city, state and federal officials, department heads, city employees and the public.
Knowledge of federal/state transit regulations, grant writing, and data reporting procedures and requirements as well as public sector budgeting and accounting, employee relations, technology and planning and analysis principles, and the ability to interpret regulatory requirements and negotiate agreements with impacted parties.
Working knowledge of smart city initiatives as it relates to electric and autonomous vehicles.
Knowledge of innovations in public transit energy use, dispatching, service models.
Extensive knowledge of Excel electronic spreadsheets is required for preparing budgets, State and Federal compliance reports, and grant preparation.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE POSITION:
Ability to complete administrative tasks, standing, sitting, walking and stooping in an office setting. Additionally, needs to be able to lift up to 20 pounds unassisted.
ENVIRONMENTAL/WORKING CONDITIONS OF THE POSITION:
Work will mainly be conducted in an indoor temperature controlled environment.
Computer, tablet, phone, fax machine and other office equipment.
The City of Racine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
$60,817.64 - $71,607.90 Annually
PERMANENT FULL TIME
6/22/2021 11:59 PM Central
The City of Madison Metro Transit is seeking a qualified Transit Safety Coordinator to provide a centralized and uniform approach to coordinating Metro's varied safety and security programming. This position is responsible for development, management and administration of policies and procedures necessary to safeguard employees, customers, facilities and vehicles of Metro Transit as well as adhere to federal, state and local laws and regulations. The incumbent will work under the direction of the Transit Services Manager.
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**APPLICATIONS RECEIVED WITHOUT ATTACHED ESSAY RESPONSES, WILL BE IMMEDIATELY ELIMINATED FROM CONSIDERATION.**
PEOPLE OF COLOR, PEOPLE OF DIVERSE GENDERS AND INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Develop, implement, evaluate and maintain mandated safety plans:
Customer Service Representative/Telephone Operator - PT
2402 W MICHIGAN STREET
Duluth, MN, 55806
The Customer Service Representative/Telephone Operator provides bus route/schedule information and sells fare media (i.e. bus passes) to DTA customers in a friendly/courteous manner.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The performance of the major job functions for this position requires the incumbent to be present at their work setting. Regular, dependable attendance is necessary for the performance of the job duties.
The Duluth Transit Authority reserves the right to assign additional or different duties to employees within this job classification consistent with the changing needs of the Duluth Transit Authority. Any duties described herein are subject to change at any time.
The physical requirements listed in this section include, but are not necessarily limited to, the motor/physical abilities and skills required of this position in order to successfully undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. In accordance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodation may be made to empower individuals with disabilities to undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY
Now Hiring Telephone Operator/Customer Service Representative
The Duluth Transit Authority is seeking a qualified individual for a Part-Time (25 - 30 hours per week) Customer Service Representative/Telephone Operator position. Candidates must possess outstanding communication skills and be able to work evenings and weekends. This position is primarily based out of the Duluth Transit Center, but will also work some shifts at the DTA Operating Center. Starting pay is $13.50 per hour. Visit www.duluthtransit.com for full information.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Bus Operator - Full Time
The Bus Operator operates DTA transit buses in a manner that is safe, provides for a comfortable ride and maintains schedules over pre-determined routes. The Bus Operator also provides DTA customer with courteous and attentive service to include, but not limited to, information, assistance with connections, controlling the environment within the bus and enforcement of DTA policies and procedures. The Bus Operator also performs clerical functions and provides information regarding the performance of the overall on-street operations of the DTA system.
The physical requirement listed in this section include, but are not necessarily limited to, the motor/physical abilities and skills required of this position in order to successfully undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. In accordance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodation may be made to empower individuals with disabilities to undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
FULL TIME DRIVERS
The Duluth Transit Authority is seeking qualified individuals for Full-Time Bus Operator positions. Candidates need to be at least 21 years of age with a good driving record, and must be able to commit to five weeks of training. The training is 7:00a-3:30p M-F. Starting pay $20.21 per hour with excellent benefits. Visit www.duluthtransit.com for full information.
$86,058.18 - $103,602.72 Annually
7/1/2021 11:59 PM Central
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Transit Information Systems Specialist
Training and Experience (at the Transit Information Systems Specialist 2):
Ability to meet the transportation requirements of the position.
Our newly created Transportation Coordinator position is now posted on Milwaukee County’s website: https://milwaukeelearning.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=2148&site=6
Position Description: The Transportation Coordinator will assist County residents, including people with disabilities, veterans, and older adults, to access and navigate available transportation options.
The posting closes at 6 pm on May 17th.
Where customer service skills, service to your community, and a fulfilling job intersect – Eau Claire Transit! We are currently hiring for full-time Bus Operators! This position includes driving city-wide bus routes while maintaining the schedule and obeying traffic laws, providing information to customers regarding the Transit System, tracking passenger count data, and more!
Applicants must be able to work Saturdays and flexible hours on weekdays and weeknights. The ideal applicant will have great customer service skills, a good driving record, and be able to maintain a positive attitude. Candidates must have a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED, etc.), and have the ability to obtain and maintain a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with no air brakes restrictions and “P” endorsement. Our Transit Division will provide training, if needed!
Wage Rate: $15.26 per hour during training and $20.34 - $25.43 per hour after training, plus excellent fringe benefits. The application and full job description are available at www.eauclairewi.gov/jobs. Application deadline: Open until filled with the first review of applications on May 10th, 2021. Equal Opportunity Employer.