San Mateo County Transit District

The San Mateo County Transit District is the administrative body for the principal public transit and transportation programs in San Mateo County: SamTrans bus service, including Redi-Wheels paratransit service, Caltrain commuter rail and the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Caltrain and the TA have contracted with the District to serve as their managing agency, under the direction of their boards of directors.

 

21 job(s) at San Mateo County Transit District

SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, United States
Oct 25, 2021
Full Time
Caltrain is the commuter rail system serving San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties that spans 77 miles and is governed by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (PCJPB), which consists of agencies from the three Caltrain counties. Each member agency has three representatives on a nine-member Board of Directors. The member agencies are the City and County of San Francisco, SamTrans and the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority. Caltrain operates a fleet of 29 locomotives and 123 passenger cars. The average weekday ridership for Caltrain is over 60,000 passengers. Currently, Caltrain is going through a modernization program, The Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project (PCEP). The electrification of the railway is a transformative change, and this is the most exciting time in the 150 year history of the railway. The primary purpose of the Project is to improve Caltrain system performance, reduce long-term environmental impact by reducing noise, improve regional air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. APPLICATION DEADLINE CalTrain This is a Continuous Recruitment with first resume review on (Friday, October 1, 2021). Posting can be closed without notice. Please submit a completed on-line application and attached resume to be considered for this position. Incomplete or late submission will not be considered. JOB SUMMARY CalTrain The Talent Management Analyst, Rail will report to the Chief of Staff, Rail and will be responsible for the execution of effective talent acquisition and development efforts including recruitment and selection strategies and techniques to build a pipeline of qualified candidates, onboarding, and training and organizational development for professional, technical, managerial and administrative positions for the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain). MINIMUM QUALIFICATION CalTrain Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Industrial Psychology, and/or other related field from an accredited college or university. Four years of full-time professional level in a human resources program, preferably in the public sector. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in a public agency desirable. Knowledge of current human resource laws Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with others in the workplace and the public Effective written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with applicant tracking software; PeopleSoft desirable. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS&DUTY CalT Develop effective relationships within the organization to have influence and impact the recruiting process and hiring. Coordinate with San Mateo County Transit District (District) Human Resources Department (HR) to ensure that recruitment strategies and programs are being implemented in a timely and effective manner in service to Caltrain. Administer the onboarding process for all new Rail employees. Administer Rail training activities, including identifying training needs, arranging for internal/external training facilitators, working with trainer to ensure the Caltrain’s needs and expectations are addressed. Oversee the administration of the Office of Chief of Staff, Rail including performance management, position management, and document control processes to ensure compliance with established District policies and procedures. Liaise and respond to internal and external stakeholders on Rail related program management and processes. May supervise staff. Hire, mentor and take appropriate corrective and/or disciplinary action. Ensure EEO policies and procedures are followed. Participate in selection, coordinate staff training and professional development, objectives, monitor and evaluate employee performance. Work closely with District HR to collect and coordinate aggregate data for the talent pipeline and translate the data into insights through data analysis that drives deliberate action plans at the appropriate levels. Consult with hiring managers to obtain input on recruitment needs, selection methods, interviews and examination content. Collaborate with hiring managers to develop and update position descriptions, identify essential functions and duties, establish minimum qualifications, and develop interview questions in accordance to District policies and procedures. Lead coordination activities with District HR staff in supporting Caltrain’s hiring needs through the job postings, advisement, skills testing, pre-employment screening, interviews, reference checks, and salary recommendations. Ensure that new Rail employees are properly on-boarded and have proper network access and training on procedures for their roles. Coordinate with District training department on addressing Rail training and development needs. Ensure that employment laws, classification, policies, and fair and consistent employment practices are followed. Makes recommendations for action; prepares narrative and/or statistical reports, including implementation strategies; makes presentations to senior staff/management. Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), manuals, training materials, and templates. Work with the Chief of Staff and Caltrain Executive Officer on status and follow-up with department managers on performance management documentation for all Rail employees. Coordinate with Human Resources on Rail position control and management and updating of Rail organizational charts. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one’s self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follows safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned. How To Apply CalTrain To apply, please visit the www.caltrain.com/about/Jobs.html . This is a continuous recruitment with the first resume review on Friday, October 1, 2021. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of the application and supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete application will not be considered. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at (650) 508-6308. Caltrain celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive, and welcoming workplace environment. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Persons with Disabilities and Veterans are encourage to apply. SELECTION PROCESS INCLUDE:CalT The process will include a panel interview and may include written and skills test assessments or supplemental questions. Only those candidates who are the most qualified will continue in the selection process. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to continue in the process. Selected candidate must successfully complete a background investigation. PAY RANGE -CalTrain $1,914- $2,871 per week ($99,511 - $149,267 est. annual) CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BEN:CalT For further benefit details please go to: https://www.smctd.com/jobs.html#benefit Holidays: Seven (7) paid holidays, plus up to four (4) floating holidays per year Time Off: Paid Time Off: Up to 26 days per year Cafeteria Plans: Medical, dental, vision care, group life insurance, and more Transportation: Free bus transportation for employees and qualified dependents Retirement: Social Security and California Public Employees Retirement Systems (CalPERS): Classic Members - 2% @ 60 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation New Members - 2% @ 62 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation
SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, United States
Oct 25, 2021
Full Time
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, also is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal development and professional advancement of its staff. The Transit District’s core values include integrity, customer focus, respect, quality, teamwork, leadership and accountability. Excellent benefits are provided. DIVISION Rail (Chief of Staff Office) APPLICATION DEADLINE Online appliations will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, November 12, 2021. Other Information Work Location: San Carlos, California JOB SUMMARY The Business Operations Project Manager (Rail) will report to the Chief of Staff, Caltrain, and will manage projects and work with and across departments to align teams, set goals, execute initiatives, and improve processes — helping the organization run efficiently and effectively for the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain). MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Development of the required knowledge and abilities is typically obtained through but not limited to: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, planning or related discipline. Five (5) years full-time experience in project management. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a public agency setting to improve internal business processes and support executive teams. Experience in organizational development and change management. Effective communication skills both orally and in writing. Strong prior experience with Microsoft Office suite, scheduling software (MS Project or Primavera). ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES Manage projects to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of specific departments and cross departmental activities (including design of plans and outlining the materials needed to bring proposed projects to completion). Work with departments to align their activities with larger, organization-wide goals. Collaborate closely with Rail Division and SamTrans staff to implement and track progress on business and process improvement initiatives. Provide strategic advice and analysis to the Chief or Staff concerning ways to seize new opportunities and improve the effectiveness of the organization. Supervise staff. Hire, mentor and take appropriate corrective and/or disciplinary action. Ensure EEO policies and procedures are followed. Participate in selection of staff. Coordinate staff training and professional development. Establish performance objectives. Monitor and evaluate employee performance. Implement and monitor a performance management system to align departmental activities with the Board of Director’s short-term goals and Mission Excellence key performance indicators. Project manage internal cross departmental projects including structuring the project process, convening stakeholders, tracking a schedule and deliverables and keep the Chief of Staff informed of progress. Oversee the monthly Board of Directors agenda development process, including review of Board materials, deadline reminders and staffing agenda preparation meetings. Develop presentations, memos and spreadsheets using Microsoft Office and Adobe software to communicate business improvement concepts, processes and tracking of progress to internal stakeholders and Board Members. Manage shared data and documents using Microsoft Teams and SharePoint applications. Analyze existing business processes including engaging stakeholders, identify recommended improvements and an implementation plan. Evaluate job performance of staff which also includes the professional development of staff through the identification of on-the-job and other professional development opportunities. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one’s self, fellow employees, and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned. How To Apply To apply, please visit the www.caltrain.com/about/Jobs.html . Complete an online employment application and if required the supplemental questionnaire. Online applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm on Friday, November 12, 2021. Cover letter and resume will not be accepted in lieu of the application and supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete application will not be considered. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at (650) 508-6308. Caltrain celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive, and welcoming workplace environment. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Persons with Disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: The process will include a panel interview and may include written and skills test assessments or supplemental questions. Only those candidates who are the most qualified will continue in the selection process. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to continue in the process. PAY RANGE $2,117 - $3,176 per week ($110,089 - $165,134 estimated annual) CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS For further Benefits Details please go to: https://www.smctd.com/jobs.html#benefits Holidays: Seven (7) paid holidays, plus up to four (4) floating holidays per year Time Off: Paid Time Off: 26 days per year Cafeteria Plans: Medical, dental, vision care, group life insurance, and more Transportation: Free bus transportation for employees and qualified dependents Retirement: Social Security and California Public Employees Retirement Systems ( CalPERS ) Classic Members - 2% @ 60 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation New Members - 2% @ 62 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation
SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, United States
Oct 19, 2021
Full Time
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, also is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal development and professional advancement of its staff. The Transit District’s core values include integrity, customer focus, respect, quality, teamwork, leadership and accountability. Excellent benefits are provided. DIVISION Planning, Grants, and Transportation Authority EMPLOYMENT TYPE Exempt (Fulltime) APPLICATION DEADLINE Online application will be accepted until 11:59pm on Friday, November 5, 2021. Other Information Location: San Carlos, CA. JOB SUMMARY The Real Estate Administrator (Contract/Lease) will report to the Director, Real Estate & Property Development and will be responsible for property management and capital project real estate support for the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans), and the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain), and San Mateo County Transportation Authority (TA). MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Development of the required knowledge and abilities is typically obtained through but not limited to: Bachelor’s degree in real estate, accounting, business, planning, public administration, or a related field. Five years full-time progressively responsible public agency experience negotiating, drafting, overseeing and managing contracts or leases. One years of supervisory experience. Preferred Qualifications: Must communicate effective orally, and in writing. Valid California Driver’s License with a safe driving record is required. Experience with Caltrans’ right-of-way certification processes and/or Federal Transit Administration real estate policies and procedures is desirable. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES Responsible for negotiating, preparing and managing district lease, contracts and rental accounts with the objective of maximize return (including right of entry permits). Research and analyze locals rental rates for inclusion in agency leases. Develop policy and procedure for handling district real property assets; administers programs; monitors legislative changes; makes changes as needed to policies and procedures. Work to terminate leases to support agency capital projects schedules. Coordinate with legal staff in the prosecution of Unlawful Detainer and Trespass actions. Identifies Agency needs in rental tracking and accounting and helps enhance the Agencies’ property management and accounting data bases. Work to clear identified encroachments from agency property. Prepare and present reports and resolutions for approval of real property agreements for consideration by Boards of Directors. Assist in the management of lease portfolios; administers and enforces lease and contract compliance including rental payments/adjustments, insurance sufficiency and tenancy terminations. Assist in the implementation of Transit Oriented Development ("TOD") program, including analyzing and evaluating developer proposals and negotiation of land leases and development agreements. Coordinate with developers, local governmental agencies, and other real estate stakeholders. Evaluate job performance of staff which also includes the professional development of staff through the identification of on-the-job and other professional development opportunities. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one’s self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned. How To Apply To apply, please visit the www.smctd.com/jobs.html . Complete an online employment application by 11:59 pm on Friday, November 5, 2021. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at (650) 508-6308 or email written request to hr@samtrans.com. SamTrans celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive, and welcoming workplace environment. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Persons with Disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: The selection process may consist of an evaluation of the applicant’s qualifications, panel interview, practical exercise and/or internal Department interviews. Upon completion of the selection process, an offer of employment may be conditionally based upon the successful completion of employment and education verification and criminal background check. PAY RANGE $2,117.10 - $3,175.65 per week ($110,089 - $165,134 estimated annual) CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS For additional information on SamTrans benefits, please visit, https://www.smctd.com/jobs.html#benefits Holidays: Seven paid holidays, plus up to four floating holidays per year Paid Time Off: Up to 26 days (PTO) per year Cafeteria Plans: Medical, dental, vision care, group life insurance and more Transportation: Free Bus Transportation for employees and qualified dependents Pension: Social Security and California Public Employees Retirement Systems (CalPERS) Classic Members - 2% @ 60 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation New Members - 2% @ 62 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation
SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, United States
Oct 19, 2021
Full Time
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, also is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal development and professional advancement of its staff. The Transit District’s core values include integrity, customer focus, respect, quality, teamwork, leadership and accountability. Excellent benefits are provided. DIVISION Communications EMPLOYMENT TYPE Non-exempt APPLICATION DEADLINE Friday, November 12, 2021 JOB SUMMARY The Public Affairs Specialist reports to the Manager, Communications and will perform activities supporting internal and external communications for the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans), the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain) and the San Mateo Transportation Authority (TA). MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Development of the required knowledge and abilities is typically obtained through but not limited to: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or a closely related field. Two (2) years’ experience in communications, public relations or media fields. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with audio production. Experience working for a public agency. Effective oral and written communications skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES Assist in the development and dissemination of strategic communications and messaging about projects, plans, programs to raise the District’s profile. Act as a liaison between the District and news media, pitching stories, researching and responding to inquiries. Plan, coordinate and conduct special events that publicize and promote the District’s projects, plans and programs through community events and press conferences. Reviews and edits Web copy for all District-related websites (SamTrans, Caltrain, and TA) as a member of the Copywriting Taskforce. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Research, write and edit collateral materials, including fact sheets, annual reports, newsletters, brochures and news releases. Create innovative ways to communicate and interact with the public through District blog, podcast and social media. Research, write, and edit copy for the District’s three websites. Lead, plan, organize and coordinate special events, such as the annual Caltrain Holiday Train, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Train, groundbreakings, ribbon cuttings and other public events. Coordinate activities that build awareness and effectively promote the agency’s overall activities, policies, and goals. Attend or make presentations to community groups that may be at night and on weekends. Maintain distribution database lists. Provides on-call support for the Manager, Communications including some nights and weekends. Staff and coordinate at special events, make presentations to community groups, and interact with public at agency-hosted events. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one’s self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned. How To Apply To apply, please visit the www.smctd.com/jobs.html . Complete an online employment application by 11:59 pm on Friday, November 12, 2021. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at (650) 508-6308 or email written request to hr@samtrans.com . SamTrans celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace environment. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Persons with Disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: The selection process may consist of an evaluation of the applicant’s qualifications, panel interview, practical exercise and/or internal Department interviews. Upon completion of the selection process, an offer of employment may be conditionally based upon the successful completion of employment and education verification and criminal background check. PAY RANGE $31.94/hour - $48.77/hour ($66,432 - $101,441 estimated annual) CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS For additional information on SamTrans benefits, please visit, https://www.smctd.com/jobs.html#benefits Holidays : Seven paid holidays, plus up to four floating holidays per year Paid Time Off : Up to 21 days (PTO) per year Cafeteria Plans : Medical, dental, vision care, group life insurance and more Transportation : Free Bus Transportation for employees and qualified dependents Pension : Social Security and California Public Employees Retirement Systems (CalPERS) Classic Members - 2% @ 60 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation New Members - 2% @ 62 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation
SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, United States
Oct 19, 2021
Full Time
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, also is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal development and professional advancement of its staff. The Transit District’s core values include integrity, customer focus, respect, quality, teamwork, leadership and accountability. Excellent benefits are provided. DIVISION Information Technology (Finance) EMPLOYMENT TYPE Exempt APPLICATION DEADLINE Continuous Recruitment (Open until filled-1 st Cut off November 12, 2021) JOB SUMMARY The Business Systems Analyst III reports to the Manager, IT Technology and Telecommunications and is responsible for managing information technology business systems and supporting business processes for the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans), the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB), and the San Mateo County Transportation Authority (TA). MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Development of the required knowledge and abilities is typically obtained through but not limited to: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information System (MIS), or other related fields. Five (5) years of experience in developing and designing applications and systems such as Adobe Creative Suite 6 (CS6), SharePoint and Office 365 Suites, including Visio and Project, etc. One (1) year of lead or supervisory experience. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with any combination of the following technologies: web application development, Oracle and/or SQL server-based systems, Supply Chain Management, SaaS (Software as a Service), .NET, JavaScript, and Hastus. Must have effective verbal and written communication skills. Experience in implementing Enterprise Content Management Systems (ECMS). Experience in Transit Scheduling or Transit Asset Management Systems. Experience in BI ( Power BI or Tableau). Experience in Agenda/Board Management Systems. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES Manage the development and implementation of and provide support for business applications, integrations, interfaces, and utilities. Collaborate with internal customers and consultants to define the business requirements, scope definition, and project timelines. Participate in new release feature and functionality reviews to provide ongoing technical guidance and support. Integrate business systems to optimize business solutions and provide technical support. Provide technical systems support for database administrators, analysts, and system support staff. Demonstrated ability to establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Manage enterprise resource planning Transit Application Systems, ERP systems, fare collection systems, inventory management systems, and scheduling systems. Develop workflows, integrations, custom code, custom queries, and custom reports. Translate business requirements into design documents. Train internal users on IT business applications. Monitor user compliance to applicable guidelines. Perform technical feasibility and user-acceptance testing. Data analysis, troubleshooting, debugging and providing production support for Purchasing, eProcurement, HCM, FSCM, and Time & Labor modules. Perform security reviews for access as an Application Administrator. Coordinate with other departments on integrated applications as needed. Manage Technical Project from inception to completion. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect yourself, your fellow employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned. How To Apply To apply, please visit the www.smctd.com/jobs.html . Complete an online employment application by 11:59 pm on Friday, November 12, 2021 (1 st -cut off). A resume will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at (650) 508-6308 or email written request to hr@samtrans.com. SamTrans celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive, and welcoming workplace environment. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Persons with Disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: The selection process may consist of an evaluation of the applicant’s qualifications, panel interview, practical exercise and/or internal Department interviews. Upon completion of the selection process, an offer of employment may be conditionally based upon the successful completion of employment and education verification and criminal background check. PAY RANGE $2,117.10 - $3,175.65 per week ($110,089 - $165,134 estimated annual) CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS For additional information on SamTrans benefits, please visit, https://www.smctd.com/jobs.html#benefits Holidays: Seven paid holidays, plus up to four floating holidays per year Paid Time Off: Up to 26 days (PTO) per year Cafeteria Plans: Medical, dental, vision care, group life insurance and more Transportation: Free Bus Transportation for employees and qualified dependents Pension: Social Security and California Public Employees Retirement Systems (CalPERS) Classic Members - 2% @ 60 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation New Members - 2% @ 62 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation
San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) San Carlos, CA, USA
Oct 18, 2021
Full Time
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Responsible for negotiating, preparing and managing district lease, contracts and rental accounts with the objective of maximize return (including right of entry permits). Research and analyze locals rental rates for inclusion in agency leases. Develop policy and procedure for handling district real property assets; administers programs; monitors legislative changes; makes changes as needed to policies and procedures. Work to terminate leases to support agency capital projects schedules. Coordinate with legal staff in the prosecution of Unlawful Detainer and Trespass actions. Identifies Agency needs in rental tracking and accounting and helps enhance the Agencies’ property management and accounting data bases. Work to clear identified encroachments from agency property. Supervise Staff. Hire, mentor, and take appropriate corrective and/or disciplinary action.  Ensure EEO policies and procedures are followed. Participate in selection of staff.  Coordinate staff training and professional development. Establish performance objectives. Monitor and evaluate employee performance.    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Prepare and present reports and resolutions for approval of real property agreements for consideration by Boards of Directors. Assist in the management of lease portfolios; administers and enforces lease and contract compliance including rental payments/adjustments, insurance sufficiency and tenancy terminations. Assist in the implementation of Transit Oriented Development ("TOD") program, including analyzing and evaluating developer proposals and negotiation of land leases and development agreements. Coordinate with developers, local governmental agencies, and other real estate stakeholders.  Evaluate job performance of staff which also includes the professional development of staff through the identification of on-the-job and other professional development opportunities.  Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one’s self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm.  Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned.
San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) San Carlos, CA, USA
Oct 18, 2021
Full Time
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assist in the development and dissemination of strategic communications and messaging about projects, plans, programs to raise the District’s profile. Act as a liaison between the District and news media, pitching stories, researching and responding to inquiries. Plan, coordinate and conduct special events that publicize and promote the District’s projects, plans and programs through community events and press conferences. Reviews and edits Web copy for all District-related websites (SamTrans, Caltrain, and TA) as a member of the Copywriting Taskforce.   EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Research, write and edit collateral materials, including fact sheets, annual reports, newsletters, brochures and news releases. Create innovative ways to communicate and interact with the public through District blog, podcast and social media. Research, write, and edit copy for the District’s three websites. Lead, plan, organize and coordinate special events, such as the annual Caltrain Holiday Train, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Train, groundbreakings, ribbon cuttings and other public events. Coordinate activities that build awareness and effectively promote the agency’s overall activities, policies, and goals. Attend or make presentations to community groups that may be at night and on weekends. Maintain distribution database lists. Provides on-call support for the Manager, Communications including some nights and weekends. Staff and coordinate at special events, make presentations to community groups, and interact with public at agency-hosted events. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one’s self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents.  Perform other duties as assigned.
San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) San Carlos, CA, USA
Oct 18, 2021
Full Time
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Manage the development and implementation of and provide support for business applications, integrations, interfaces, and utilities. Collaborate with internal customers and consultants to define the business requirements, scope definition, and project timelines. Participate in new release feature and functionality reviews to provide ongoing technical guidance and support. Integrate business systems to optimize business solutions and provide technical support. Provide technical systems support for database administrators, analysts, and system support staff. Demonstrated ability to establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Manage enterprise resource planning Transit Application Systems, ERP systems, fare collection systems, inventory management systems, and scheduling systems. Develop workflows, integrations, custom code, custom queries, and custom reports.  Translate business requirements into design documents. Train internal users on IT business applications. Monitor user compliance to applicable guidelines. Perform technical feasibility and user-acceptance testing. Data analysis, troubleshooting, debugging and providing production support for Purchasing, eProcurement, HCM, FSCM, and Time & Labor modules. Perform security reviews for access as an Application Administrator. Coordinate with other departments on integrated applications as needed. Manage Technical Project from inception to completion. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect yourself, your fellow employees and the public from injury or harm.  Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned.
SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, United States
Oct 10, 2021
Full Time
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, also is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal development and professional advancement of its staff. The Transit District’s core values include integrity, customer focus, respect, quality, teamwork, leadership and accountability. Excellent benefits are provided . DIVISION Executive Division (Office of Civil Rights) EMPLOYMENT TYPE Exempt (Full-Time) APPLICATION DEADLINE This is a Continuous Recruitment (1st Cut-off September 24, 2021) Other Information Work Location: San Carlos, CA JOB SUMMARY The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program Administrator reports to the Manager of Civil Right Programs and will be responsible for investigating complaints of discrimination, monitoring the Districts EEO program, and developing strategies to promote equitable policies related to the hiring, promotion, discipline and recruiting activities. The position will primarily work for and the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) and the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain). The Office of Civil Rights is responsible for the administration and enforcement of local, state, and federal civil rights laws and regulations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Development of the required knowledge and abilities is typically obtained through but not limited to: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources, Industrial Relations, or a related field. Professional experience such as assisting in administering an EEO program may be substituted for the education on a year for year basis. Three (3) years full-time experience with implementing and monitoring EEO programs, which must have investigation experience and report writing. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience in a public agency. Completion of EEO Investigator Training Experience indicating knowledge of methods and techniques used in conducting investigations and complaint resolution. Familiarity with federal triennial reviews and report submission. Experience in identifying and responding to sensitive community and organizational issues. Developing and implementing training programs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES Provide oversight and recommendations for selection and hiring processes to ensure a fair and equitable hiring process. Investigates internal agency discrimination complaints and employment inquiries involving the Equal Pay Act, Title VII, Executive Order 11246, ADEA, Rehabilitation Act, Veterans Readjustment Act and the ADA. Develops and conducts various types of training and guidance and guidance to employees, supervisors, and managers on harassment, hostile work environment, and other prohibited conduct as needed. Develop and implement a District investigation plan and procedure with case management system. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Develop, monitor, and administer the District’s EEO/AAP to ensure compliance with federal/state regulations, policies, and guidelines. Provide recommendations to reflect diversity, equity, and inclusion. Provide training to all employees on the District’s EEO and Prevention of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace polices. Provide guidance and consulting with executive management on the interpretation and implementation of the EEO/Affirmative Action Plan and annual goals. Identify trends or patterns data that support policy and procedural recommendations. Assists in organizational development in assigned areas by identifying equity issues, collecting data, analyzing alternatives, and making recommendations. Monitor, investigate, and resolves complaints of alleged discrimination. Prepares findings and OCR response and recommendations. Prepare reports for management including data on hiring, terminations, discipline, promotions, and recruitment activities. Create and maintain computer reports for employee tracking activities. Collaborate with other departments and OCR staff to ensure federal and state compliance on EEO related matters. Works with the Districts Employee Resource Groups to develop and implement diversity programs. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect yourself, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned. How To Apply To apply, please visit the www.smctd.com/jobs.html . Complete an online employment application and supplemental questionnaire. This is a Continuous Recruitment (1st Cut-off May 28, 2021). . A resume will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at (650) 508-6308. SamTrans celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive, and welcoming workplace environment. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Persons with Disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: The selection process may consist of an evaluation of the applicant’s qualifications, panel interview, practical exercise and/or internal Department interviews. Upon completion of the selection process, an offer of employment may be conditionally based upon the successful completion of employment and education verification and criminal background check. PAY RANGE $1,914- $2,870 per week ($99,511 - $149,267 estimated annual) CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS For additional information on SamTrans benefits, please visit: https://www.smctd.com/jobs.html#benefits Holidays: Seven paid holidays, plus up to four floating holidays per year Paid Time Off: Up to 26 days (PTO) per year Cafeteria Plans: Medical, dental, vision care, group life insurance and more Transportation: Free Bus Transportation for employees and qualified dependents Pension: Social Security and California Public Employees Retirement Systems (CalPERS) Classic Members - 2% @ 60 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation New Members - 2% @ 62 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation
SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, United States
Oct 08, 2021
Full Time
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, also is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal development and professional advancement of its staff. The Transit District’s core values include integrity, customer focus, respect, quality, teamwork, leadership and accountability. Excellent benefits are provided . DIVISION Bus (Operations Training) EMPLOYMENT TYPE Exempt (Full-TIme) APPLICATION DEADLINE Online applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 2021. Other Information Work Location: South San Francisco, CA JOB SUMMARY The Manager, Transit Operations Training reports to the Director, Maintenance and is responsible for the development and implementation of training programs associated with the safe operation and maintenance of transit vehicles for SamTrans. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Development of the required knowledge and abilities is typically obtained through but not limited to: Bachelor’s degree in transportation, education, Organizational Behavior or related field. Five (5) years of in the development, administration, and/or implementation of operation training programs, with specific experience in transit operations or maintenance is preferred. Two (2) years of managerial experience. PREFERRED QUALIFICATION: Ability to obtain a valid California commercial driver license within 180 days of assuming the position. (Class A or B, with air brake and passenger endorsements). Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to lead department and organization in training excellence. Good interpersonal relationship skills. Must be able to cover training classes or conduct training as appropriate; hands-on management approach. Must have a valid California driver's license with exemplary safety record, K-4 printout required. Proficient in computer skills, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and audio-visual equipment. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES Manages and develops training staff who provide training for Coach Operators, Maintenance Workers, and Staff personnel, including corporate development. Oversee the procurement, maintenance, upgrade, and utilization of the District’s state-of-the-art training equipment, required tooling, and training aids and modules Responsible for the District’s full compliance of new bus operators and maintenance employee certifications with the Department of Motor Vehicles under the Employers Testing Program for commercial drivers. Collaborate with the Safety Division and Bus Maintenance to identify and resolve fleet safety related issues. Develop and implement curriculum for Operations and Maintenance training on all new bus equipment and designs. Assume responsibility for program deployment. Oversee development and deployment of all hands-on and classroom training for maintenance personnel. Work closely with Maintenance Management and staff to develop training criteria that meets current changes or advancement in technology. Annually conduct on-site evaluations to review compliance of programs for all Contract Services. Manage the three annual bus roadeos: local, regional and national. Supervise staff. Hire, mentor and take appropriate corrective and/or disciplinary action. Ensure EEO and affirmative action policies and procedures are followed. Participate in selection, coordinate staff training and professional development, Establish performance objectives, monitor and evaluate employee performance. Develop, organize and manage an effective bus operator training program. Determine the nature of classroom and behind-the-wheel training for all District employees who require commercial driver license and bus driving certification. Supervise course conducted to provide commercial driver’s licenses for bus operator trainees and other commercial vehicle drivers. Interview bus operators and maintenance department personnel involved in accidents and returning from leave. Determine and provide retraining needed for safe return to duty. Oversee selection, training, professional development, and deployment of adjunct training staff (Bus Operator Trainers), and manage their activities in accordance with the CBA. Monitors performance and guides staff to ensure a quality training regiment. Thoroughly document all training activities. Review, evaluate and discuss all reports submitted by instructors on trainees, full-time/part-time operators and maintenance personnel. Prepare and monitor capital and operating budgets for training department. Develop Standard Operating Procedures for Bus Transportation and Bus Maintenance as needed. Oversee in-house operations and maintenance training programs, as well as program conducted in cooperation with colleges and special training agencies. Coordinate in-house orientation for new programs. Formulate effective partnerships with the ATU and Teamsters labor unions to organize, develop, and sustain joint labor management training committees. Evaluate job performance of staff which also includes the professional development of staff through the identification of on-the-job and other professional development opportunities. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned . How To Apply To apply, please visit the www.smctd.com/jobs.html . Complete an online employment application. Application will be accepted until 11:59pm on Friday, October 29,2021. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at (650) 508-6308. SamTrans celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive, and welcoming workplace environment. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Persons with Disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: The process will include a panel interview and may include written and skills test assessments or supplemental questions. Only those candidates who are the most qualified will continue in the selection process. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to continue in the process. (This is a safety sensitive position and is subject to medical, drug/alcohol, DMV, and a background investigation). PAY RANGE $2,117- $3,175/per Wk ($110,089 - $165,134/Est Ann) CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS For additional information on SamTrans benefits, please visit, https://www.smctd.com/jobs.html#benefits Holidays: Seven paid holidays, plus up to four floating holidays per year Paid Time Off: Up to 26 days (PTO) per year Cafeteria Plans: Medical, dental, vision care, group life insurance and more Transportation: Free Bus Transportation for employees and qualified dependents Pension: Social Security and California Public Employees Retirement Systems (CalPERS) Classic Members - 2% @ 60 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation New Members - 2% @ 62 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation
San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) South San Francisco, CA, USA
Oct 07, 2021
Full Time
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Manages and develops training staff who provide training for Coach Operators, Maintenance Workers, and Staff personnel, including corporate development. Oversee the procurement, maintenance, upgrade, and utilization of the District’s state-of-the-art training equipment, required tooling, and training aids and modules Responsible for the District’s full compliance of new bus operators and maintenance employee certifications with the Department of Motor Vehicles under the Employers Testing Program for commercial drivers. Collaborate with the Safety Division and Bus Maintenance to identify and resolve fleet safety related issues. Develop and implement curriculum for Operations and Maintenance training on all new bus equipment and designs.  Assume responsibility for program deployment. Oversee development and deployment of all hands-on and classroom training for maintenance personnel. Work closely with Maintenance Management and staff to develop training criteria that meets current changes or advancement in technology. Annually conduct on-site evaluations to review compliance of programs for all Contract Services. Manage the three annual bus rodeos: local, regional and national. Supervise staff.  Hire, mentor and take appropriate corrective and/or disciplinary action.  Ensure EEO and affirmative action policies and procedures are followed. Participate in selection, coordinate staff training and professional development, Establish performance objectives, monitor and evaluate employee performance.  EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:    Develop, organize and manage an effective bus operator training program.  Determine the nature of classroom and behind-the-wheel training for all District employees who require commercial driver license and bus driving certification.  Supervise course conducted to provide commercial driver’s licenses for bus operator trainees and other commercial vehicle drivers. Interview bus operators and maintenance department personnel involved in accidents and returning from leave.  Determine and provide retraining needed for safe return to duty. Oversee selection, training, professional development, and deployment of adjunct training staff (Bus Operator Trainers), and manage their activities in accordance with the CBA.  Monitors performance and guides staff to ensure a quality training regiment. Thoroughly document all training activities.  Review, evaluate and discuss all reports submitted by instructors on trainees, full-time/part-time operators and maintenance personnel. Prepare and monitor capital and operating budgets for training department.  Develop Standard Operating Procedures for Bus Transportation and Bus Maintenance as needed. Oversee in-house operations and maintenance training programs, as well as program conducted in cooperation with colleges and special training agencies.  Coordinate in-house orientation for new programs. Formulate effective partnerships with the ATU and Teamsters labor unions to organize, develop, and sustain joint labor management training committees. Evaluate job performance of staff which also includes the professional development of staff through the identification of on-the-job and other professional development opportunities. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm.  Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned.
SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, United States
Oct 05, 2021
Full Time
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, also is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal development and professional advancement of its staff. The Transit District’s core values include integrity, customer focus, respect, quality, teamwork, leadership and accountability. Excellent benefits are provided. DIVISION Finance (Contracts & Procurement) EMPLOYMENT TYPE Exempt (Fulltime) APPLICATION DEADLINE Friday, October 29, 2021 Other Information Location: San Carlos, CA JOB SUMMARY The Procurement Administrator II reports to a Procurement Administrator III in Contracts and Procurement, and is responsible for preparing and processing Invitations for Bids (IFBs), Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Quotations (RFQs), and Purchase Orders (PO’s) for the procurement of goods, materials, equipment, professional services, and public works. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Development of the required knowledge and abilities is typically obtained through but not limited to: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, or related field. Three (3) years relevant full-time professional-level experience with procurement and administration of equipment, material, maintenance, public works, and professional or other services-type contracts. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in public agency purchasing is highly desired. One or more of the following Professional procurement certifications is desired: Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO), Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), or Certified Professional Supply Management (CPSM). Working knowledge of an Enterprise Resource Program (ERP) such as PeopleSoft, SAP, JD Edwards, and Oracle. Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel Effective verbal and written communication skills. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES Manage all phases of the procurement process in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws, rules, regulations, and policies governing public agency purchasing (e.g. California Labor Code, Prevailing Wage, and California Contract Code). Review solicitation requirements for reasonableness, recommend contract type, determine appropriate procurement strategy, and method of compensation. Develop terms and conditions and solicitation provisions. Lead contract negotiations to achieve best overall value for the agency. Perform contract administration (e.g., administer contract amendments, prepare in-house memoranda, and correspond with vendors and legal staff). EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Authorize award of contracts and approve purchases, contract amendments, and work directives consistent with District policy and procedures. Prepare and issue professional service agreement work directives. Negotiate and maintain rate agreements and any adjustments in mark-ups or indirect rates with consultants in coordination with project managers. Maintain contract records that includes print and website advertising, leading pre-bid/proposal meetings, lead site walk-throughs, respond to requests for approved equals, address questions and requests for clarification, conduct public bid openings, analyze bids received, determine responsiveness and responsibility of apparent low bidders, check references and perform cost/price analyses. Manage and perform contract activities using PeopleSoft. Develop contract language by collaborating with subject matter experts from such areas as Risk Management, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Labor Compliance, Project Management, Finance, Capital Grants, and Legal Counsel. Research and evaluate sole source procurement requests. Provide guidance to Project Managers on all aspects of the procurement solicitation and contracting process. This includes evaluating scope of work, identifying evaluation criteria, and developing timelines. Prepare written reports and contract award recommendations. Provide guidance and administration on a wide variety of contracts. Interface with government, and transit agencies. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one’s self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned. How To Apply To apply, please visit the www.smctd.com/jobs.html . Complete an online employment application and supplemental questionnaire by 11:59 pm on Friday, October 29, 2021. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of the application and supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete application will not be considered. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at (650) 508-6308. SamTrans celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive, and welcoming workplace environment. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Persons with Disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: The selection process may consist of an evaluation of the applicant’s qualifications, review of the supplemental questionnaires, panel interview, practical exercise and/or internal Department interviews. Upon completion of the selection process, an offer of employment may be conditionally based upon the successful completion of employment and education verification and criminal background check. PAY RANGE $1,730 - $2,595 per week ($89,949 - $134,924 estimated annual) CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS For additional information on SamTrans benefits, please visit, https://www.smctd.com/jobs.html#benefits Holidays: Seven paid holidays, plus up to four floating holidays per year Paid Time Off: Up to 26 days (PTO) per year Cafeteria Plans: Medical, dental, vision care, group life insurance and more Transportation: Free Bus Transportation for employees and qualified dependents Pension: Social Security and California Public Employees Retirement Systems (CalPERS) Classic Members - 2% @ 60 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation New Members - 2% @ 62 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation
San Mateo County Transit District 1250 San Carlos Avenue, San Carlos, CA, USA
Oct 04, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Essential Functions: Manage all phases of the procurement process in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws, rules, regulations, and policies governing public agency purchasing (e.g. California Labor Code, Prevailing Wage, and California Contract Code). Review solicitation requirements for reasonableness, recommend contract type, determine appropriate procurement strategy, and method of compensation. Develop terms and conditions and solicitation provisions. Lead contract negotiations to achieve best overall value for the agency. Perform contract administration (e.g., administer contract amendments, prepare in-house memoranda, and correspond with vendors and legal staff).  Examples of Duties: Authorize award of contracts and approve purchases, contract amendments, and work directives consistent with District policy and procedures. Prepare and issue professional service agreement work directives. Negotiate and maintain rate agreements and any adjustments in mark-ups or indirect rates with consultants in coordination with project managers. Maintain contract records that includes print and website advertising, leading pre-bid/proposal meetings, lead site walk-throughs, respond to requests for approved equals, address questions and requests for clarification, conduct public bid openings, analyze bids received, determine responsiveness and responsibility of apparent low bidders, check references and perform cost/price analyses. Manage and perform contract activities using PeopleSoft. Develop contract language by collaborating with subject matter experts from such areas as Risk Management, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Labor Compliance, Project Management, Finance, Capital Grants, and Legal Counsel. Research and evaluate sole source procurement requests. Provide guidance to Project Managers on all aspects of the procurement solicitation and contracting process. This includes evaluating scope of work, identifying evaluation criteria, and developing timelines. Prepare written reports and contract award recommendations. Provide guidance and administration on a wide variety of contracts. Interface with government, and transit agencies. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one’s self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm.  Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned. Supervision: Works under the supervision of a Procurement Administrator III who monitors and evaluates performance, with input from the Director, Contracts and Procurement.
Caltrain San Carlos, CA, USA
Sep 28, 2021
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY :     The Manager, Traction Power Engineering reports to the Deputy Director, Systems Engineering and is responsible for the engineering and oversight aspects of the commuter rail Traction Power (TP) and Overhead Catenary Systems (OCS) for Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain).   EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:   Responsible for configuration management of TP/OCS systems, their subsystems, and assets, along with any updates/changes to their configuration. Responsible for design development, design review, update and approval of Caltrain technical specifications and standards for assigned systems. Responsible for identity assigned systems assets and accountable for tracking asset conditions and developing asset refresh or replacement plans for assigned systems. Ensure proper interface management and integration of TP/OCS with internal and external systems and subsystems. Represents TP/OCS for System Integration activities for all Caltrain projects. Represents TP/OCS Engineering for all Caltrain projects, to stakeholders, and other Caltrain matters including providing recommendations and solutions for TP / OCS Systems. Ensure that TP/OCS systems are compliant with California Public Commissioning Utility Commission (CPUC) requirements, local and national codes, and Caltrain standards across different projects. Responsible for all documentation of assigned systems, including the signal book of plans, test plans/procedures, cutover plans, and as-built. Ensure the delivery of the assigned tasks on time, on budget, and compliant with Caltrain standards. Responsible for the development of asset maintenance plans for assigned assets. Understands and integrates applicable AREMA, AAR, MIL, and IEEE standards, etc. Supervise staff.  Hire, mentor, and take appropriate corrective and/or disciplinary action.  Ensure EEO policies and procedures are followed. Participate in selection of staff.  Coordinate staff training and professional development. Establish performance objectives. Monitor and evaluate employee performance.   EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:   Develop test procedures and engineering work packages. Coordinate all TP / OCS design, installation, testing, and cutover requirements to ensure compliance with regulations and Caltrain Standards. Develop engineering cost estimates related to TP / OCS. Review configuration changes for assigned assets, Systems, and Subsystems. Assist with technical oversight of TP / OCS system operations, perform advanced troubleshooting, system usage, and performance analyses. Develop and update TP / OCS engineering standards, policies, and procedures.  Act as liaison on TP / OCS matters with internal (operations) and external stakeholders and agencies such as California Public Utilities Commission, the Federal Railroad Administration, Cities, and other parties as required. Identify and resolve TP / OCS engineering and technical issues. Provide prompt support to Caltrain operations and other engineering teams for matters related to TP / OCS Review operating manuals and procedures developed by various system providers or vendors. Develop spare part lists and part specifications for TP/OCS. Manage implementation of TP / OCS hardware and software upgrades/updates and associated test plans without interfering with Railroad Operations. Perform design reviews for Caltrain and regulatory compliance, constructability, and cost-effectiveness. Evaluate job performance of staff which also includes the professional development of staff through the identification of on-the-job and other professional development opportunities. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one’s self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm.  Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned.
Caltrain San Carlos, CA, USA
Sep 28, 2021
Full Time
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:   Manage the scope, schedule, and budget of Caltrain capital systems projects. Responsible for the whole project lifecycle from planning, design, procurement, construction, integration, commissioning, and closeout.   Develop and maintain the project execution plan for assigned projects. Work closely with the assigned project engineer(s) to ensure that all deliverables are compliant with Caltrain standards. Acts as liaison with internal and external stakeholders for assigned projects. Provide oversight and directives for Consultants, Resident Engineer, and Construction Management Staff throughout the project. Manage assigned projects and support Senior Project Managers and Program Managers as needed. Support and embrace the Asset Management process in the organization. Manage coordination and communications with all involved parties, including internal and external stakeholders, other agency departments, senior management, consultants, and contractors.  Collaborate with key stakeholders and builds consensus. Investigate, negotiate, and resolve project issues. Identify the root cause of problems and present appropriate solutions. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:   Represent assigned Caltrain projects at meetings, including monthly internal project reviews. Perform the following project management duties; develop the scope of work, prepare and review cost estimates; monitor and produce status reports, schedules, and budgets; monitor work in progress; approve, negotiate and execute, funding agreements and consultant contracts, authorize contract payments per contract. Prepare staff reports and presentations for Management, the Board of Directors, and other stakeholders on assigned projects Negotiate and resolve project issues. Work closely with the assigned project engineer(s) to ensure all deliverables are compliant with Caltrain standards Work collaboratively with key stakeholders to represent Caltrain for assigned projects.    Perform all job duties and responsibilities safely to protect oneself, fellow employees, and the public from injury or harm.  Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned   SUPERVISION : Works under the general direction of the Director, Capital Program Delivery's supervision or her/his designee who establishes goals, objectives and evaluates performance.  
San Mateo County Transit District San Carlos
Sep 28, 2021
Full Time
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Support the track and structures engineering tasks for design/construction of Caltrain Capital and SOGR projects, and planning of moderate to large Grade Separation projects. • Assist with the development of the annual, short-term, and long-term Caltrain track engineering and maintenance plans. • Ensure third-party designs that impact the Right of Way (ROW) are in compliance with Caltrain Engineering Design Criteria and Standards. • Ensures railroad track complies with FRA, Caltrain Engineering Standards, including Positive Train Control (PTC), and are in a state of good repair, and all construction activities follow return-to-service requirements. • Independently performs all the tasks necessary to complete primary design elements for track engineering works. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: • Prepare calculations, plans, and specifications to support track design and analysis using relevant design criteria, codes and standards for new and rehabilitation type projects. • Assist with review drawings, construction cost estimates, specifications, technical reports and other contract documents. • Provide technical guidance to Project Manager(s) and other projects as required by responding to RFI, construction submittal and site specific work plan. • Perform site inspections during construction and maintenance projects to determine if they are within tolerance levels established by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and other applicable regulations. • Develop solutions and provide technical input for design optimization for cost effectiveness, risk management challenges, and constructability improvements for capital and maintenance projects. • Review with design of track alignment geometrics and special track work. • Update railroad track-related engineering standards. • Conduct project meetings and field meetings with internal and third party personnel. • Provide 24/7 on-call construction and maintenance support. • Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one’s self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. • Perform other duties as assigned.
San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) San Carlos, CA, USA
Sep 28, 2021
Full Time
Responsible for overall management of scope, schedule, budget and quality of assigned capital projects from initiation to closeout. Manage projects through design, procurement and construction. Manage consultant and in-house staff in formal design reviews of bridges, track and structures projects. Manage coordination and communications with all involved parties. Collaborate and build consensus. Respond to others and seek to understand by asking questions and active listening.  Represent JPB at Board, Commission, Council, and Community Meetings. 
San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) San Carlos, CA, USA
Sep 28, 2021
Full Time
Develop effective relationships within the organization to have influence and impact the recruiting process and hiring.  Coordinate with San Mateo County Transit District (District) Human Resources Department (HR) to ensure that recruitment strategies and programs are being implemented in a timely and effective manner in service to Caltrain.  Administer the onboarding process for all new Rail employees. Administer Rail training activities, including identifying training needs, arranging for internal/external training facilitators, working with trainer to ensure the Caltrain’s needs and expectations are addressed. Oversee the administration of the Office of Chief of Staff, Rail including performance management, position management, and document control processes to ensure compliance with established District policies and procedures. Liaise and respond to internal and external stakeholders on Rail related program management and processes. May supervise staff.  Hire, mentor and take appropriate corrective and/or disciplinary action.  Ensure EEO policies and procedures are followed. Participate in selection, coordinate staff training and professional development, objectives, monitor and evaluate employee performance.
San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) San Carlos, CA, USA
Sep 28, 2021
Full Time
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Responsible for the overall management of scope, schedule, budget and quality of assigned large complex capital projects through all phases of project development (e.g. planning, environmental, design, procurement and construction)  Assign and manage the work of a team of consultant and SMCTA project managers in support of the delivery of capital projects. Support the development and implementation of the SMCTA Highway Program and prepare staff reports and make recommendation for funding before the SMCTA Board.   Manage tracking and reporting for capital projects, including program progress and financial status.  Acts as liaison with Internal/External stakeholders for assigned SMCTA capital projects.  Supervise staff.  Hire, mentor and take appropriate corrective and/or disciplinary action.  Ensure EEO and affirmative action policies and procedures are followed. Participate in selection, coordinates staff training and professional development, Established performance objectives, monitor and evaluate employee performance.   EXAMPLES OF DUTIES : Provide oversight of capital projects that are SMCTA funded and locally administered. Represent assigned SMCTA projects at meetings, including monthly internal project reviews. Develop work directive proposal requests that include scope of work and independent cost estimates to solicit consultant proposals.   Review cost estimates, monitor project schedules and budgets, monitor work in progress, approve, authorize, negotiate and execute contract changes, consultant invoices and process payments. Investigate, negotiate and resolve project issues. Conduct peer review various project planning, environmental and design documents. Evaluate job performance of staff which also includes the professional development of staff through the identification of on-the-job and other professional development opportunities.  Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one’s self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm.  Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned.   SUPERVISION :  Works under the general supervision of the Deputy Director, Transportation Authority Program, who establishes goals and objectives, monitors and evaluates performance.  
SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, also is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal development and professional advancement of its staff. The Transit District’s core values include integrity, customer focus, respect, quality, teamwork, leadership and accountability. Excellent benefits are provided. DIVISION Finance (Budget) EMPLOYMENT TYPE Exempt (Full-time) APPLICATION DEADLINE Online application will be accepted until 11:59 pm on Friday, September 17, 2021. Other Information Location: San Carlos, CA JOB SUMMARY The Budget Analyst III is a senior level Budget Analyst position that will report to the Manager, Budgets and is responsible for analyzing and preparing the operating and capital budgets for three agencies: the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans), the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain), San Mateo County Express Lanes Joint Powers Authority (SMCEL-JPA), and the San Mateo County Transportation Authority (TA). MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Development of the required knowledge and abilities is typically obtained through but not limited to: A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or related field. Three (3) years full-time increasingly responsible experience in budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis, or related field. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with grant budgeting is desirable. Experience with enterprise financial management system (e.g. PeopleSoft) is desirable. Experience with Government Finance Officer Association (GFOA) reporting is desirable. Effective written and oral communication skills. Effective research and analytical skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES Receive, review, and monitor cost center manager budget requests for SamTrans, Caltrain, and TA capital and operating programs. Prepare the budget report in the monthly financial statement and staff reports for Board approval. Review and verify budget authority for both operating and capital projects for all three agencies, including monthly and quarterly staff reports. Review and analyze year-over-year budget changes, historical and future trends, and project budget assumptions. Liaison with internal staff and external stakeholders to provide and/or retrieve budget information. Assist with development of annual budget process; development of baseline budgets, and processing new budget requests for approval by executive team Analyze and process the activation of funds for capital projects. Monitor the implementation of the funding plan for capital projects. Provide operating and capital analysis for current budget year activities. Process budget transfer requests. Prepare the monthly financial statement presented to the Board of Directors. Prepare the annual budget book based on the Government Finance Officer Associations’ (GFOA) standards and best practices. Prepare budget presentations for Citizen’s Advisory Committees and Board of Directors approval. Prepare funding application to Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) for State Transit Assistance and Transportation Development Act funds. Prepare statistical portion of Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for all three business units. Conduct training for Cost Center Managers for budget process as needed. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one’s self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned. How To Apply To apply, please visit the www.smctd.com/jobs.html . Complete an online employment application by 11:59 pm on Friday, September 17, 2021. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at (650) 508-6308. SamTrans celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive, and welcoming workplace environment. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Persons with Disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: The selection process may consist of an evaluation of the applicant’s qualifications, panel interview, practical exercise and/or internal Department interviews. Upon completion of the selection process, an offer of employment may be conditionally based upon the successful completion of employment and education verification and criminal background check. PAY RANGE $1,913.76 - $2,870.51 weekly ($99,511 - $149,267 estimated annual) CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS For additional information on SamTrans benefits, please visit, https://www.smctd.com/jobs.html#benefits Holidays : Seven paid holidays, plus up to four floating holidays per year Paid Time Off : Up to 26 days (PTO) per year Cafeteria Plans : Medical, dental, vision care, group life insurance and more Transportation : Free Bus Transportation for employees and qualified dependents Pension : Social Security and California Public Employees Retirement Systems (CalPERS) Classic Members - 2% @ 60 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation New Members - 2% @ 62 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation