EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES


  • 15 Jun 2021 7:20 AM | Ann Smith (Administrator)

    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?

    Job Description:

    POSITION PURPOSE:
     
    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.

    Essential 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.

    Qualifications

    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.

    Supplemental Information

    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. 

     

    EQUIPMENT USED:

     

    Computer, tablet, phone, fax machine and other office equipment. 


    The City of Racine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




  • 11 Jun 2021 2:39 PM | Ann Smith (Administrator)

    Salary 

    $60,817.64 - $71,607.90 Annually

    Location 

    Madison, WI

    Job Type

    PERMANENT FULL TIME

    Department

    Metro Transit

    Job Number

    2021-00159

    Closing

    6/22/2021 11:59 PM Central

    Comp. Group/Range

    44/05

    General Description

    The Opportunity
    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.

    Metro Transit Safety Coordinator* description image

    IMPORTANT: THERE ARE TWO (2)  SUPPLEMENTAL ESSAY QUESTIONS ON THE JOB POSTING. YOU MUST ATTACH YOUR ESSAY RESPONSES IN THE 'ATTACHMENTS' SECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION. 
    (To view the questions, click on the supplemental question tab OR view the bottom section of the job bulletin)
    **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.

    Examples of Duties and Responsibilities

    Develop, implement, evaluate and maintain mandated safety plans:

    • Coordinate and update existing plans across federal safety, local emergency preparedness and property insurer requirements
    • Coordinate plan implementation with other staff
    • Develop management and evaluation plan for compliance and efficacy
    Administer safety and security plans:
    • Participate in related training
    • Maintain records
    • Perform routine safety and security checks
    • Manage Transit Exclusion Policy
    • Review customer feedback and identify safety and security issues
    Train and Report:
    • Develop related manuals and procedures
    • Develop and deliver training materials
    • Represent Metro on related committees
    • Develop reports for internal and external customers
    Other duties as assigned.

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/madisonwi/jobs/3102798/metro-transit-safety-coordinator?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


  • 10 Jun 2021 1:05 PM | Ann Smith (Administrator)
    • General Information

      • Job Title:

        Customer Service Representative/Telephone Operator - PT

      • Location:

        • 2402 W MICHIGAN STREET

        • Duluth, MN, 55806

        • United States

      • Employee Type:

        Operations

      • Job Category:

        Admin

    • Description

      JOB PURPOSE:

      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:

      • Provides bus route/schedule information to customers.
      • Sells fare media (i.e. bus passes) to customers.
      • Accounts for/reconciles daily cash receipts.
      • Calculates daily deposits and reconciles with the Cashier.
      • Performs required housekeeping duties in maintaining a clean/neat customer service booth and surrounding public-use area.
      • Assists in enforcing Duluth Transit Center rules of conduct.
      • Informs the Director of Safety & Security of any/all Duluth Transit Center facility/conduct issues and completes timely incident reports as necessary.
      • Completes all work tasks in a professional, accurate, and timely manner.
      • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

       

      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.

       

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • High School Diploma
      • Outstanding communication skills
      • Excellent detail orientation
      • Basic PC skills (e.g. MS Office Suite)
      • Ability to understand and perform basic stipulated accounting functions

       

      PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

      • Must be able to sit for an extended period of time.
      • Must have manual dexterity to operate a telephone, computer, and similar office equipment

       

      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.

    • Summary

      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

      AND

      Drug-Free Workplace

    https://www.duluthtransit.com/home/contact/careers/

  • 10 Jun 2021 1:03 PM | Ann Smith (Administrator)
    • General Information

      • Job Title:

        Bus Operator - Full Time

      • Location:

        • 2402 W MICHIGAN STREET

        • Duluth, MN, 55806

        • United States

      • Employee Type:

        Operations

      • Job Category:

        Operations

    • Contact Information

      • Name:

        Human Resources

      • Phone:

        218-623-4369

      • Email:

        jarnold@duluthtransit.com

    • Description

      JOB PURPOSE:

      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.

       

      DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

      Bus Operator:

      • Operates DTA buses in a manner that exemplifies standard DTA defensive driving principles and practices, is safety conscious and follows all DTA safety policies and procedures. Operates the bus in a manner that gives DTA customers a smooth and comfortable ride. Adheres to all traffic regulations. Adjusts personal driving habits to accommodate changing conditions, (i.e., weather conditions, detours, route changes, etc.).
      • Performs pre-trip safety and preventative maintenance inspection and reports the condition of the bus. Performs periodic inspections of the bus while in service and reports any noted defects and/or damage. Completes the bus defect card in a complete, concise, understandable and legible manner. Monitors the mechanical performance of the bus and reports problems in a timely manner. Has a complete working knowledge of the operational characteristics of all models of buses operated by the DTA.
      • Provides DTA customers with reliable and professional service. Gives information regarding schedules, connections, system structure and operational characteristics. Always carries an adequate supply of appropriate printed schedules. Keeps up to date on all system changes including route changes, detours, schedule time changes, etc. Maintains a comfortable environment on the bus. Recognizes and accommodates specific needs of customers, (i.e. senior citizens, disabled, students, etc.). Maintains order within the bus and enforces DTA rules as necessary.
      • Has a complete understanding of the DTA fare structure and collects all applicable fares. Properly prepares transfers and inspects all transfers presented by customers. Inspects all passes presented for currency and proper use. Requires proper identification of senior citizens and disabled customer utilizing special reduced fare programs. Notifies dispatcher of problems regarding fare collections.
      • Keeps dispatcher informed of all operational changes including, but not limited to, delays, mechanical problems, accidents, traffic congestion, passenger connections, load counts, passenger problems and other operational items.
      • Completes in a timely, correct and legible manner all required reporting forms to include day cards, load counts, survey forms, defect cards, accident and incident reports, leave request forms and other forms that may be required.
      • Follows all procedures as identified in the Bus Operators Manual, Station Rules, Operator’s Training Manuals, Union Contract and memoranda.
      • Performs other work of a similar nature as may be required by the Operations Department.

       

      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.

       

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Must have a Minnesota Class B drivers license or equivalent in good standing, accident free for at least the three previous years and no more than one moving violation within the previous three years.
      • Must have the ability to safely and efficiently operate and maneuver large transit-type buses in an urban environment under all types of traffic and weather conditions.
      • Must have the ability to read and interpret written operational memoranda and complete all necessary forms in a legible manner.
      • Must have excellent verbal communications skills. Must be able to verbally communicate service information in a clear, concise and understandable manner. Must have the ability to effectively deal with large numbers of customers of diverse ages, services, needs and expectations.
      • Must have a basic understanding of mechanical functions of the buses and the ability to identify mechanical malfunctions.
      • Must successfully complete the DTA New Bus Operator Training Program.

      PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

      • Must be able to stand intermittently, sit in a confined space for an extended period of time, walk intermittently, push and pull 15 to 25 lbs, bend, kneel, stoop, extend arms to reach bus controls and equipment, twist and turn waist, shoulders and neck, climb stairs and move both legs to reach brake and accelerator pedals and turn signal controls.

       

      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.

    • Summary

      DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY

            FULL TIME DRIVERS

      PAID TRAINING!

      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.

      An Equal Opportunity Employer

      AND

      Drug-Free Workplace

    APPLY FOR JOB


  • 4 Jun 2021 5:44 AM | Ann Smith (Administrator)

    Salary 

    $86,058.18 - $103,602.72 Annually

    Location 

    Madison, WI

    Job Type

    PERMANENT FULL TIME

    Department

    Metro Transit

    Job Number

    2021-00150

    Closing

    7/1/2021 11:59 PM Central

    Comp. Group/Range

    44/14

    General Description
    The Opportunity
    The City of Madison Metro Transit is seeking a qualified Planning and Scheduling Manager to manage the planning and scheduling of bus routes at Metro. This position leads the team responsible for bus routing, bus stops, public schedules, driver shift schedules, long range planning and data analysis.
    Metro Transit Planning and Scheduling Manager* description imageOur Organization
    Metro Transit has strong transit fundamentals with a major university, a constrained street grid, and strong financial support from the local government.  This has allowed Metro to become one of the 20 most productive transit systems in the nation, running 215 buses and providing 13 million rides in 2019.  Metro is a department of the City of Madison, but has contracts with surrounding communities and the University of Wisconsin to provide regional service.  Metro is also in the midst of transformational change and the Planning Manager will be integral to this change.  Some key examples are:
    • Madison's $160 million Bus Rapid Transit system was recently recommended for funding from the FTA and is planned to open in 2024 
    • Metro has contracted with Jarrett Walker and Associates to redesign the route system, which will be implemented in 2022 and 2023
      • Metro is in the process of upgrading the entire technology system to support the system
      • Metro is transitioning to electric buses, with 30 buses expected by 2024
      Our Community
      The City of Madison is regularly included in lists of top places to live. A thriving food scene, more than 200 miles of bike paths and trails, five beautiful lakes, excellent healthcare, and of course great transit work together to help meet Madison’s vision to be inclusive, innovative and thriving.

      See who agrees!
      • #3 Best Places to Live, Livability.com 2020
      • #1 Best Cities for Families by SafeHome.org 2019
      • Top 10 Best Small Cities in America, National Geographic Traveler 2018
      • #1 Best City for an Active Lifestyle, Wallethub 2017
      • #3 America’s Friendliest Cities, Travel & Leisure 2016
      As a member of the Senior Management Team at Metro, members are expected to:
      • Support and promote collaborative efforts to achieve mission requirements
      • Infuse racial equity goals, principles, and tools into all aspects of Metro Transit operations
      • Promote teamwork
      • Communicate openly and candidly
      • Participate fully in discussions
      • Employ techniques for problem solving and decision making
      **REQUIRED: A completed application will include a 1 - 2 page cover letter addressing the following topic: 
      • Describe how you have accomplished immediate service planning needs while still creating and working towards long term objectives.
      This cover letter may be used to determine who moves forward in this process. Failure to submit required materials with your application will result in immediate elimination from the recruitment process.**
      PEOPLE OF COLOR, PEOPLE OF DIVERSE GENDERS AND INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLYExamples of Duties and Responsibilities

      Service Planning:

      • Monitor and analyze bus routes and stops for needed changes/improvements
      • Establish public schedules and coordinate with Metro Customer Service
      • Conduct equity analyses of any service changes with respect to both Title VI and the City's Racial Equity and Social Justice Initiative
      • Conduct passenger surveys in accordance with FTA regulations
      • Submit all National Transit Database (NTD) information
      Strategic Planning:
      • Engage in long-range strategic planning on current and prospective agency projects
      • Provide quantitative and geospatial data analysis to support operations, planning and project development
      • Monitor and report key performance indicators
      • Manage strategic initiatives such as such as agency fare structure and value capture
      • Identify emerging transportation ideas and assess application opportunities
      • Manage stakeholder engagement coordination
      • Present planning reports and proposals to officials and the public
      Staff Leadership:
      • Interview, hire, train and evaluate staff based on equitable goals and recommendations
      • Assign work to and oversee professional staff
      • Maintain high unit morale
      • Provide support and guidance to staff members
      • Coordinate with other Metro units and City departments
      • Help ensure Metro is compliant with regulations, transparent, ethical, teamwork-oriented, public oriented and follows principles of racial equity and social justice
      Other duties as assigned.

    • Minimum Qualifications
      • Six (6) years of progressively responsible professional transit or transportation planning experience which included independent responsibility for developing and coordinating related professional planning activities, AND 
      • One (1) year of the experience must have involved supervisory or leadership responsibility for other professional and lower-level planning staff.
      -OR-

      • Bachelor's degree in transportation planning or other directly related field, AND
      • Three (3) years of responsible professional transit or transportation planning experience which included independent responsibility for developing and coordinating related professional planning activities, AND
      •  One (1) year of the experience must have involved supervisory or leadership responsibility for other professional and lower-level planning staff.

      If an applicant does not possess the experience listed above, HR will review the application materials to determine if the applicant possesses the following equivalent experience:

      Four (4) years experience in applying the following:
      • The principles of transportation planning and scheduling including research designs, service and data analysis, and statistical techniques, practices and principles associated with short and long term transit planning
      • Physical and social aspects of transit planning and data analysis
      • Computers and related information system technology and software applicable to the position
      Two (2) years experience in applying the following:
      • The full range of supervisory principles and practices, labor relations and personnel management
      • FTA regulations and National Transit Database (NTD) requirements
      • Operations of a public transportation system
      The City of Madison strives to provide exceptional customer service to all its residents and visitors. Therefore, successful candidates will have demonstrated ability to work effectively with multicultural communities. 
    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/madisonwi/jobs/3095750/metro-transit-planning-and-scheduling-manager?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs



  • 26 May 2021 1:49 PM | Ann Smith (Administrator)
    SALARY: $31.72 - $41.37 Hourly
    $2,537.21 - $3,309.93 Biweekly
    $5,497.29 - $7,171.52 Monthly
    $65,967.46 - $86,058.18 Annually

    COMP. GROUP/RANGE: 44/08 or 44/10
     
    JOB TYPE: PERMANENT FULL TIME
     
    DEPARTMENT: Metro Transit
     
    OPENING DATE: 05/25/21
     
    CLOSING DATE: 06/14/21 11:59 PM
     

    GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

    Join the Metro Transit Team!  We are looking for an Information Systems Specialist 2 or 3 who has the following:

    • Commitment to building an inclusive and equity focused workplace, which includes engaged and effective teams
    • Advanced ability to analyze technical business needs, problem solve, and provide project management through all steps to successful project implementation
    • Strong technical software and hardware knowledge and experience to support users
    • Ability to work independently, prioritize and organize
    This is exciting full-time professional work in business and technical analysis, project management, and customer support of automated management information systems/services within Metro Transit. This work is characterized by the application of professional skills in providing standardized developmental and support activities, and serving as a lead or member on team efforts. Employees in this class work collaboratively with all staff under the general supervision of the Transit Information Systems Coordinator.

    PEOPLE OF COLOR, PEOPLE OF DIVERSE GENDERS, AND INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. 

    The successful candidate will be hired as a Transit Information Systems 2 or 3 level based on qualifications and the level will be determined at the time of hire.  Starting salary at the Transit Information Systems Specialist 2 is $65,967; and at the Transit Information Systems Specialist 3 is $71, 607.

    Progression from a Transit Information Systems Specialist 2 to 3 is normally contingent upon the availability of budgeted position vacancies and is normally accomplished by competition or position study.  It should be noted that higher level positions within the series are characterized by increasing independence, expertise, judgment, discretion, responsibility, initiative, coordination, planning, conflict resolution and leadership.
     

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Transit Information Systems Specialist


    • Analyze requirements and translate application design specifications to current development language including inputs, processing and outputs 
    • Lead or participate in team development of user applications and/or the enhancement of existing applications 
    • Write database applications using current development language(s)
    • Prepare, or assist in preparing, system documentation
    • Assist in testing user applications, hardware and systems software
    • Actively participate on internal teams to improve departmental programs and services
    • Present/participate in related customer training
    • Perform project support for Intelligent Transportation projects, as assigned, e.g., Automatic Vehicle Locators (AVL), Automatic Passenger Counters (APC), Automatic Fare Boxes, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) scheduling, and other technology improvements
    • Support new activities with the existing systems, and all internal databases
    • Perform related research and development, write technical specifications and work with consultants to ensure contract compliance
    • Provide liaison to the City Information Technology Department
    • Support the installation and implementation of software and general personal computer applications for users
    • Participate in Metro Transit web page development and maintenance.
    • Provide insight and knowledge towards upcoming transit initiatives
    • Support those implementations using technical and business analysis expertise and project management principals
    • Provide day-to-day operational support along with efficiencies and enhancements to the business processes and systems
    • Act as primary backup for Metro IS in support of the systems and applications used in day-to-day operations by all transit units
    • Ensure application designs, systems software and networks are compatible and in alignment with the practices and goals of the department.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned
    In order to be considered for the Transit Information Systems Specialist 3 position, the candidate must have advanced level proficiency in the above listed skills and the ability to work with a greater level of autonomy and independence.
     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Training and Experience (at the Transit Information Systems Specialist 2):
     

    • Two (2) years of professional experience in the development of computerized information systems comparable to that gained as a Transit Information Systems Specialist 1 with the City of Madison, or other comparable entry level IT Specialist position
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in information technology, computer science or a related field
    -OR-
    • Associate's Degree in information technology, computer science or a related field
    • Two (2) additional years of directly related professional information systems experience 
    If an applicant does not possess the specific requirements outlined above, HR will review the application materials to determine if the applicant possesses the following equivalent experience: 

    Four (4) years of professional experience applying the following:
    • Progressively responsible information systems management, which includes at least two (2) years  as a team lead or project manager. 
    Two (2) years of professional experience applying the following: 
    • Desktop and server computer system technology (hardware and software) and its effective application.
    • Computer system design and database programming languages such as Microsoft SQL, Visual Basic, Access, etc. 
    • Relevant networking considerations.  

    The City of Madison strives to provide exceptional customer service to all its residents and visitors. Therefore successful candidates will have demonstrated ability to effectively work with multicultural communities and to:
     
    • Think critically and creatively, and a willingness to innovate and test new solutions, and use a data-driven approach to achieve City goals
    • Provide strong leadership skills and build consensus among a diverse group of stakeholders
    • Balance multiple priorities and coordinate numerous activities, communications, and projects while maintaining strategic focus
    • Work effectively as a part of a diverse, multidisciplinary team and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with a variety of individuals, groups, and organizations
    • Communicate professionally and effectively both orally and in writing
    • Maintain adequate attendance
    For a full list of knowledge, skills and abilities, please review the class specification.
     

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Ability to meet the transportation requirements of the position.
     
    Physical Requirements:
     

    Work is primarily sedentary in nature and performed in an office environment. Employee will be expected to:
    • sit/stand looking at a computer for extended periods
    • lift/carry up to 25 pounds
    • push a cart with computer equipment
    • access areas needed to provide software and hardware support in multiple agency locations, under desks, etc. 
    • work in open areas with average noise and environmental distractions
    *Payroll title for this position is Transit Information Systems Specialist 2

     
    THE CITY OF MADISON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER FUNCTIONING UNDER AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN. WE ENCOURAGE PEOPLE OF COLOR, WOMEN AND INDIVIDUALS WITH A DISABILITY TO APPLY.

    It is your responsibility to list all related jobs, correct dates of employment, average number of hours worked per week, etc. Be sure to place the complete job title on your application. If you wish to provide additional or supplemental information, please provide a resume in addition to the formal application. If you are still employed please indicate this. Failure to provide accurate and complete information may result in you not being considered for this position.

    All applicants are notified by email of the status of their application in each selection process. Those applicants invited to exams will receive an email notice of the date, time, and location. Alternate exam dates/times are not available except in the case of an emergency. Emergency situations are reviewed on an individual basis. Conflicting work hours are not considered an emergency. Exams are job specific and are developed based on the duties to be performed and the criteria listed under the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities section of the job announcement . Exam results are generally available within 2 weeks of the exam, and will be emailed or may be accessed through your NEOGOV account. Due to the volume of exams given by our office, exam scores are not available via telephone.

    As an employer, the City of Madison places a strong emphasis on customer service and strives to provide a working environment where: Engagement and equity are supported; Diversity and differing opinions are valued; Teamwork and open and honest communication are encouraged; Meeting customer needs through quality service is a common goal; Creativity is encouraged; Continuous learning and improvement is fostered. Come be a part of the team!
    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
    http://www.cityofmadison.com/jobs

    215 Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd.
    MMB Rm 261
    MADISON, WI 53703
    (608) 266-4615

    hr@cityofmadison.com
    Position #2021-00115
    TRANSIT INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST 2 OR 3
    AS

    https://agency.governmentjobs.com/madisonwi/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=3070673


  • 13 May 2021 3:47 PM | Ann Smith (Administrator)

    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.  


  • 4 May 2021 5:44 AM | Ann Smith (Administrator)

    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.


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