Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - LA Metro

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is unique among the nation’s transportation agencies. It serves as transportation planner and coordinator, designer, builder and operator for one of the country’s largest, most populous counties. More than 9.6 million people – nearly one-third of California’s residents – live, work, and play within its 1,433-square-mile service area.  Our goal is to provide safe, clean, reliable, on-time, courteous service dedicated to providing Los Angeles County with a world class transportation system.

Metro moves Los Angeles County. Our team operates one of the country’s largest transportation systems – and is planning, designing and constructing its expansion. We are a comprehensive transportation agency, with programs in transit, highways, active transportation and more. The agency’s internationally recognized sustainability programs are based on visionary environmental policies and are part of everything we do.

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Join Metro’s team of dedicated transportation professionals and help provide the people of Los Angeles County with one of the most effective and efficiently operated mass transit systems in the entire country. Metro offers a variety of employment opportunities that present exciting challenges and growth opportunities in an outstanding work environment.

 

 

 

21 job(s) at Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - LA Metro

Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jan 21, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform advanced-level complex work in support of contract administration activities for major capital projects, capital improvement projects, and professional services in support of those projects Example Of Duties Develops, reviews and comments on Request for Proposals (RFPs), Invitation for Bids (IFBs) and other issues; prepares and issues solicitation amendments as necessary Leads other RFPs and IFB team members and stakeholders in planning, developing strategies, answering questions and correcting errors and/or inconsistencies in the solicitations Prepares packages for advertising, printing, and distribution Conducts pre-bid and pre-proposal meetings to summarize solicitation requirements, answer questions and set schedules Establishes evaluation criteria Receives bids and proposals; leads the bid/proposal evaluation processes; acts as chairperson on bid/proposal evaluation team; recommends contract awards to management Prepares various contract letters and notices Responds to bid and proposal protests over content or award Participates in initial contractor and consultant conferences Prepares final conformed contracts Reviews and approves invoices and payments Negotiates and approves change orders, task orders, contract work orders and contract modifications Establishes negotiation strategies Performs cost analyses Coordinates escrow agreements Attends progress meetings to review contract issues, payment schedules, and make adjustments to contract Monitors and enforces contract compliance to ensure compliance with contract terms Assists in developing claim avoidance and resolution strategies designed to minimize damage assessment and effect on schedules Assists with final inspection punchlists and prepares closeout documents Prepares monthly status reports, summaries, and other correspondence Briefs management on assigned projects and give oral presentations as applicable Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals Contributes to ensuring that the EEO, Small/Disadvantaged Business, and Labor policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Economics, Business, Public Administration, or other related fields 4 years' senior-level experience performing complex heavy construction contract administration work Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience in supporting procurement processes Experience supporting major engineering and/or heavy construction contracts Master's degree in Economics, Business, Public Administration, or other related field Possess a Certified Professional Contract Manager certification Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of contract administration for public agencies Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations, and policies governing public procurement and complex heavy construction contract administration processes Statistical and cost/price analyses Abilities: Plan, organize, and coordinate the work of an integrated project team to perform contract administration functions Perform complex professional services or heavy construction contract administration work Mediate and negotiate Interview and evaluate contract proposal respondents Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive reports, contracts, specifications, correspondence, RFPs, and RFBs Communicate effectively orally and in writing Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Determine strategies to achieve goals Compile and analyze complex data Perform and document cost/price analyses Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. TW *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Mar 16, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform systems analysis and coordinate the computerization of a specified function or area within a department. Example Of Duties Researches functional areas to determine information systems needs Performs requirements analysis, feasibility studies, and prepares project proposals for the development, enhancement, and maintenance of an information system specific to assigned department Designs technical systems specifications Provides input to consultants regarding systems needs and acceptability of alternatives Evaluates systems to ensure that requirements are properly satisfied Verifies vendor compliance with contract and work plan Monitors system performance Responds to systems emergencies Troubleshoots, analyzes and resolves system problems Prepares cost/benefit analysis reports for information processing systems and develops associated justifications for the acquisition of systems products and services Prepares reports, systems training manuals, and technical systems documentation Creates and modifies microcomputer programs Develops advanced microcomputer analytical models and report programs using specified software packages Designs advanced decision support tools and models used for decision making Participates in department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs Participates in evaluation and awards of contracts to Information System vendors Supervises subordinate staff Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field 4 years' experience performing systems analysis or computer programming work Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience utilizing Crystal Reporting Software (or any comparable reporting software) and Microsoft Office Experience forecasting and estimating to develop operational and capital budgets Experience working in an operations environment utilizing an Enterprise Asset Management System Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of specified application areas, systems analysis, and statistical methods Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems Capabilities of large-scale computer systems Principles of supervision Abilities: Perform complex systems analyst work Analyze and design data processing systems in a specified application area Troubleshoot system problems Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Determine strategies to achieve goals Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Think and act independently Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (FR) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 29-MAR-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Mar 14, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Under direction, assists with the overall management of activities of an operating rail transportation division focused at accomplishing goals and objectives to support the strategic plan of the agency, efficiency of operation, cost effectiveness, and positive management-labor relations. Example Of Duties Assists with developing goals, establishing plans and priorities, and assigning and monitoring work Supervises the assignment of operating and supervisory staff and resources to ensure that service objectives are achieved within budgetary constraints; conducts division shake-ups and bidding procedures Assists with monitoring staff compliance with policies, rules, procedures, regulations, practices, and labor agreements; directs the maintenance of employee records and division statistics Supervises the review and analysis of transit operations and monitors system performance to identify and resolve problems while ensuring efficiency and cost-effectiveness Supervises the investigation and resolution of customer complaints Provides direction to Rail Operators during accident investigation, schedule and route changes, and emergency situations Supervises the administration of workers' compensation program activities Assists with conducting disciplinary investigations, hearings, and counseling sessions; testifies at unemployment and workers compensation hearings and court cases Supervises the investigation of accidents to minimize recurrence and determine if accidents are chargeable according to labor agreement mandates Oversees vehicle service for seasonal and special events, including projecting equipment and staffing demands, scheduling appropriate personnel, and tabulating related statistics if assigned to Vechicle Operations Oversees the re-routing of rail lines and detour notices during major road construction projects, civil and tactical emergencies, and other situations affecting street operations; coordinates services with police, fire, road, and flood control agencies if assigned to Vehicle Operations Prepares written incident reports, correspondence, bulletins and standard operating procedures Interacts with various departments and outside agencies to coordinate schedule and procedural improvements to ensure quality service Works closely with Rail Operators, Transit Operations Supervisors, and other staff members in support of the goal to provide safe, courteous, and reliable transit service Acts as Manager/Director in the manager's absence Supervises staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Assists in developing goals and establishing plans and priorities for Operations Central Instruction and Division Training Creates monthly and daily instructor schedules and manages training resources Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration(FTA) drug and alcohol regulations. Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field 3 consecutive years working as a Transit Operations Supervisor or Rail Transit Operations Supervisor, OR 5 years working as a full-time public transit supervisor and/or management-level experience in bus or rail operations Must possess valid Class C drivers' license Experience as outlined above may be substituted for education on a one-for-one- year basis Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience in National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) / Incident Command Systems (ICS) Experience in the following: Conflict Resolution, Customer Service, Accident Investigations and Interviewing, Grievance Processes, working with Unions, and Disciplinary Actions Master's degree - Business Administration, Public Administration, or other related field EB Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of public rail transit operations Applicable local, state, and federal law, rules and regulations governing public transit systems Applicable California Vehicle Code, California Code of Regulations and Public Utility Commission (PUC) regulations Metro transit operations, including lines, routes, fares, policies and procedures Modern management theory Abilities: Plan, organize, and monitor the work of a Transportation operations division Understand, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor agreements; compile, analyze and interpret complex data Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend and enact solutions Interact professionally with various levels of Metro personnel, outside agencies and the community Communicate effectively orally and in writing Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Determine strategies to solve problems and achieve goals Plan financial and staffing needs Effectively supervise and motivate assigned staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 27-MAR-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Mar 14, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To provide advanced-level planning and programming support in activities associated with plan development, system wide planning, multi-modal project implementation, program operations and maintenance, capital project development and management, and technical analysis in the Union Station Operations & Management Unit of the Countywide Planning & Development Department. Example Of Duties Collects data and prepares reports for Union Station operations and management financial records, project delivery, and safety information to ensure compliance with program requirements Supports the development of and manages the budget for capital projects at Union Station Develops, applies, and evaluates technical planning analytical methods and procedures Supports analysis, both quantitative and qualitative, of transportation projects, programs, and policies Manages contracts to ensure completion of projects within scope, on-time and within budget Develops Request for Proposals and participates in contractor/consultant selection Develops transportation service standards and policies Executes cooperative agreements, memorandums of understanding and certification requirements with other entities Represents staff at meetings to facilitate and implement planning projects Prepares comprehensive reports and correspondence inquiries Serves as lead with responsibility for transportation studies and research projects Provides technical and policy guidance to local jurisdictions and agencies on Metro programs Acts as liaison with outside agencies, public and private organizations Conducts analyses and makes recommendations supporting station site development Participates in special task forces, committees, panels, transportation forums and peer groups Assists in developing program guidelines and strategies Develops and monitors forecasts, budgets, and financial plans for transportation programs and projects Coordinates and disseminates information to various departments, agencies, organizations, and the public Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks associated with alternative funding plans, programs, and projects Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Economics, or other related field 4 years progressively responsible experience in transportation planning, project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, transportation finance, operations planning, or other related area, including a minimum of one year of experience in real property management Master's degree in a related field is desirable Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience developing and managing the budget and financial forecast for real estate projects, including real property management and lease revenue projection Experience analyzing complex data, compiling executive summary reports, and making recommendations Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of real property management, transportation and land use planning, capital planning, project management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, urban development practices and funding sources for public agencies Methods and procedures for data collection and analysis Financial, analytical, statistical, and mathematical processes and procedures Regulatory, municipal, county, transit, highway and agency policies, plans, and procedures Business computer programs and applications Modern management theory Abilities: Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Represent Metro before the public Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Compile and analyze complex data Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (CM) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 28-MAR-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Mar 12, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To manage contract administration and compliance activities related to procurement, heavy construction, and professional services contracts, supplies and equipment. Example Of Duties Develops and implements project assignments, contract administration goals, objectives, procedures, and work requirements Directs subordinate staff in the negotiation, daily administration, and review of contracts for construction, professional, support, Architectural and Engineering Services and technical engineering projects and systems to ensure conformance with Metro procedures, specifications, and applicable regulations Operates within an integrated project delivery team requiring coordination of contract administration efforts among several functional departments Develops internal controls to maintain compliance of procurement activities in accordance with Grant Management Guidelines Oversees preparation of Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Invitation for Bids (IFB); prioritizes RFP and Requests for Information and Qualification (RFIQ); oversees bid process and proposal analysis; coordinates review of change orders, modifications, and payments; and oversees contract completion and termination process Reviews and recommends approval for awarding contracts Negotiates new contract awards and change orders by preparing detailed cost analysis and pre-negotiation plans Tracks cycle time of change orders for compliance with Metro Construction Change Order Policy Reviews and approves new award and change order negotiation plans developed by subordinate staff, including assessments of cost analyses Negotiates the resolution of claims and develops claim avoidance plans Participates in Contractor/Owner Partnering, and Partnering Task force Teams to address issues and concerns that may effect project delivery Plans, directs, and communicates work requirements and schedules to support staff; monitors contract work to ensure that design and construction schedules are met Initiates action to resolve problems with Architectural and Engineering consultants and other professional service firms; provides guidance in resolving and negotiating construction claims; reviews, monitors, and plans the acquisition of equipment, materials, and selecting construction contractors Analyzes issues and prepares reports, recommendations, and communication about technical and specific contractual matters to the Board of Directors and other committees Supervises subordinate staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Economics, Public Administration, Construction Management or other related field 3 years supervisory-level or 5 years senior-level experience performing contract administration work (pre- and post-award) in heavy construction Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience administering Architectural & Engineering contracts, design contracts, or related contracts Experience administering major engineering and/or construction contracts Experience developing claims avoidance plans and negotiating resolution of claims Experience working with project delivery methods Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of contract administration for public agencies Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing public procurement and contract administration processes Bid/Proposal and contract analysis and preparation techniques Supply Chain Management theories, integration, implementation, and continuous improvement processes and techniques Program and budget development and implementation, including goal setting techniques Modern management theory Knowledge of cost and price analysis Abilities: Oversee the work of a contract administration unit Use and implement historical and predictive data/tools to change and improve current business processes and operations Prepare comprehensive specifications, contracts, reports and correspondence Interview and evaluate contract proposal respondents Perform detailed cost analysis and price analysis Mediate and negotiate Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Determine strategies to achieve goals Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Plan financial and staffing needs Provide leadership in directing and supervising subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (TS) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 18-MAR-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Mar 09, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform complex operational, compliance audits to ensure the adequacy of internal controls and the accountability of Metro departments. Example Of Duties Examines, verifies, analyzes, and evaluates organizational procedures and performs financial, operational, compliance, and IT audits to the extent necessary and sufficient Obtains and analyzes accounting records, systems data, background information, management reports and all other documents necessary in conducting complex audits Interviews departmental management and personnel Reviews, analyzes, monitors and audits internal controls, relating to information systems and/or procedures Prepares audit workplans, develops audit techniques, and tests controls in a diverse data processing environment Analyzes and evaluates operational policies and procedures, management and organizational structures, and control environments of departments processing information on computers (mainframe, microcomputers, and personal computers) Documents audit findings and compiles and organizes work papers in accordance with audit guidelines Conducts surveys and studies on complex fiscal or management issues Responds to supervisory and quality assurance review notes Prioritizes audit findings and prepares audit reports that prompt appropriate departmental management actions Reviews audit findings with appropriate departments and recommends improvement of procedures and methods of control Coordinates with departmental management on replies to audit reports and corrective action plans Follows up on audit recommendations to ensure corrective actions are taken Prepares and presents audit reports to management and the Board of Directors Performs other related duties Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Accounting, Business, Public Administration, or other related field 3 years' journey-level experience conducting internal and information system audits Valid Class C driver license Preferred Qualifications Experience in a public or governmental entity Professional certificates/licenses: CPA, CIA, CFE or CISA Special Conditions May require long hours and day or overnight travel Must possess a valid California Class C driver license EB Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of performance auditing, attestation engagements, and information systems auditing Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing internal auditing of a public agency Relevant computer business software applications Institute of Internal Auditors Professional Practices Framework, ISACA IS Auditing Standards, ISACA COBIT and Government Accountability Office Government Auditing Standards Project Management tools, techniques and skills Abilities: Perform statistical and financial analyses Communicate effectively orally and in writing Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions Exercise sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Operate computers and general office equipment Handle highly confidential information Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Think and act independently Determine strategies to achieve goals Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and fiscal practices Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable time frame Read, write, speak, and understand English Complete audit projects on-time and within budget Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 22-MAR-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Mar 09, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To provide technical leadership and support in the transit service data collection, reporting and advanced modeling activities for Metro's scheduling and planning functions; performs critical program or project evaluations and provides recommendations. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, and supervises a work unit and/or large scale projects in the development, implementation, maintenance, and support of computer application systems for schedule planning, schedule building and data collection systems Designs, reviews, and monitors complex computer programs for scheduling and operations planning application systems Designs data warehousing/data mining business intelligent systems application Oversees the development, testing, and implementation of new application systems and enhancement of existing systems Conducts feasibility studies for scheduling and operations planning computer application systems Participates in financial committees, project decisions, and budget and specification change orders Conducts special projects and studies and assists in establishing departmental plans and schedules Acts as team leader for complex and highly specialized applications Prepares correspondence and project reports such as technical overviews, recommendations, and alternatives to business requirements Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Complies with all of Metro safety rules, policies, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Business, Statistics, or other related field 4 years' senior-level experience designing and maintaining complex information systems in a specified application area including at least 2 years of project management experience Preferred Qualifications Experience in public transportation system operations, particularly scheduling. Experience designing and maintaining complex information systems in a data warehouse environment Experience using business applications such as Power BI and Tableau Special Conditions Overtime, on-call, weekend/holiday work required when necessary Travel to offsite locations when necessary Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of application systems development, advanced capabilities of client/server computer networks, personal computers and hand-held computers Principals of data warehousing/data mining systems application development Relational database design and programming Applicable federal, state and local regulatory requirements and standards Administrative principles and methods, including goal setting and monitoring, budget development and implementation and personnel administration Modern management theory and practice Project management techniques and tools Mathematics used in complex business applications and public sector financial systems Abilities: Plan, organize, and monitor the work of a specialized work unit Oversee development and implementation of new application systems and enhancement of existing systems Coordinate application development and programming activities Write complex computer programs Identify unique opportunities to collect new data Implement strategies to identify new uses for data and interaction with data design Communicate effectively orally and in writing Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcomes Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Manage strategic and sensitive programs and projects Determine strategies to achieve operational goals Understand, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, policies and procedures Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Plan financial, schedule, and staffing needs Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Prepare reports and correspondence Lead staff and conduct training Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 30-MAR-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Mar 07, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To provide leadership in Information Technology auditing to ensure that IT-related risks and opportunities are appropriately identified and independently reviewed across processes, systems, and new business initiatives. Example Of Duties Leads the planning, scheduling, and management of assigned IT audit projects Oversees and monitors projects to ensure compliance with scope and schedule Plans and performs reviews of IT controls, identifies, recommends, and implements new and improved audit approaches, tools, and techniques related to information technology Reviews all audit work and reports completed by subordinate staff and ensures auditors' work papers comply with audit standards (Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards and IIA International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, COSO, Cobit, ISACA) Establishes and monitors goals, work plans, schedules, and strategies Assists in the planning and review of technology enabled internal control systems that are relevant to audit objectives Provides IT technical audit services and consulting related to IT internal control practices for applications in an Oracle ERP environment with major ancillary systems supporting transportation operations Represents department at meetings, conferences, and public events Develops statement of work for out-sourced or co-sourced audits and monitors work performed by Metro consultants Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Education Required Bachelor's degree - Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, Information Systems, or other related field Experience Required 5 years senior-level or level experience reviewing complex IT processes and related controls to include 3 years experience supervising staff and leading projects Preferred Qualifications Professional certificates/licenses such as CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, CISSP Masters degree in business administration or public administration Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of accounting, IT auditing, and budgeting and information systems Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing internal auditing of a public agency Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards; IIA International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing; COSO; Cobit; ISACA Research and statistical methods, and program evaluation Auditing concepts (sampling, creating controls, testing controls) and current IT controls and security and trends, developments, and risks related to the area of information technology Principles of Supervision Technology to include data analytics, Microsoft Office, and TeamMate Abilities: Manage staff and the operations of an auditing function Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Manage projects' completion on-time and within budget Effectively manage multiple or highly complex audits Communicate effectively orally and in writing Establish constructive working relationships with agency management, while maintaining objectivity, independence, and credibility throughout the audit process Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Produce superior quality analysis and written products on multiple, complex projects with minimal supervision and short timelines Assume initiative in identifying substantive issues, devising analytic strategies, exercising critical thinking, and providing creative solutions to issues Establish and implement policies and procedures Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 27-MAR-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Mar 06, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function The Sr. Director will direct, manage, and execute the performance of the Grants Management and Oversight Subrecipient Assistance and Subregional Grants Management unit in Countywide Planning and Development department associated with the development, implementation and management of related ongoing policies, programs, plans, and projects countywide. Example Of Duties Directs the development and implementation of transportation policies, plans, programs, projects and services, including but not limited to development and update of Measure M Multi-Year Subregional Program Plan(s), FTA Section 5310 Program, and Transit-Oriented Development Grant Programs Plans, develops, and administers department policies, procedures, work plans and budgets Develops scopes of work for contracts; resolves legal, contractual, and technical issues Provides policy, planning and program support to internal management, staff and various internal departments and outside agencies Directs the technical management, analysis and evaluation of transportation systems, regulatory developments, policy trends, and other related transportation options/opportunities Coordinates within Countywide Planning and with other Departments, including but not limited to Accounting, Finance & Budget, Office of Civil Rights and Communications to ensure consistency in the planning, analysis, and prioritization of transportation projects and programs Coordinates with Councils of Governments, local jurisdictions, non-profit agencies and other sub-regional stakeholders Negotiates and executes major cooperative agreements, interagency funding plans and agreements Represents Metro before various public, private and government audiences Manages agency policies, plans, programs and projects to ensure compliance with appropriate laws and regulations Manages competitive countywide grant programs from application development, project selection through implementation and close-out including internal and external coordination Administers funding policy and allocations for various programs Evaluates transportation programs; develops service and operating alternatives, and financial and funding recommendations Develops sub-regional plans in coordination with outside agencies, jurisdictions and other affected parties Coordinates policy, technical and funding interaction with local, regional and state entities Directs the development, application and evaluation of analytical, quantitative and statistical methods and tools Directs, prepares, and presents written and oral reports for management and Board policy decisions Develops, supervises, and manages priorities of work for staff and consultants Develops, reviews, and evaluates contractor proposals; negotiates award amounts; evaluates operating standards and work products; ensures productive use of contractors Directs and prepares comprehensive studies, evaluations, cost estimates, and reports needed to support Board of Directors' policy decisions; advocate funding needs of Metro's transportation programs; and assess future financial trends, opportunities, and constraints Develops, forecasts, and manages budgets to complete various plans, projects, and programs Evaluates proposed/enacted legislation for impacts on Metro programs and projects Develops and trains subordinate staff to prepare next generation of managers Develops and delivers completed staff work to ensure quality projects, plans and programs from inception to close-out on time and within scope and budget, and that meets federal, state, and local laws and requirements Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Manages departments including developing, managing and adhering to Metro's policies/procedures, budget and achieving units goals and objectives Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Urban Planning, Public Administration, Engineering, Business Administration, or other related field 5 years' management-level experience managing transportation planning or programming, project management, grants management or multi- faced transportation financial programs or projects with a minimum of one year of senior management-level experience managing transportation planning or programming, project management, grants management or multi- faced transportation financial programs or projects Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Master's degree in related field preferred Experience supervising and managing staff and/ or consultants, work with internal (i.e. Accounting, Finance & Budget) and external entities (i.e. local jurisdictions, council of governments) Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of project management, grants management, funds programming, contract administration and negotiation, and business and public administration Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation planning and programming for a public agency Financial, analytical, statistical, and mathematical processes and procedures Organization policies and procedures of local, state, and federal government entities, including legislative and funding policies and procedures Modern management theory Abilities: Manage the activities of a transportation grant programs Plan, organize, and direct the work of specialized transportation projects and programs Mediate and negotiate Analyze complex situations with competing interests, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcomes Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls Understand, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Formulate strategies to achieve goals and objectives Establish and implement relevant policies and procedures Plan financial and staffing needs; make financial decisions within a budget Communicate effectively orally and in writing to both internal and external partners Interact professionally with various levels of employees and outside representatives Represent Metro before the public Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Think and act independently Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (CM) *Open to the public and all Metro employees**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority. This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 19-MAR-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Mar 05, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To oversee, manage, and execute all work activities associated with plan development, system wide planning, multi-modal project and program implementation, joint development and transit oriented development projects, capital management, and technical analysis for all assigned projects as well as coordinate the work of other staff on related projects in a major transportation mode or program. Example Of Duties Coordinates the work of subordinate employees and consultants involved with various major projects and/or programs in multiple geographic areas Assists with the Start-up/Activation phases on new rail projects Leads and facilitates meetings to develop agency-wide and departmental strategies, processes, and policies Conducts complex transportation planning, implementation, funding, and analytical projects and programs; manages operating/capital projects and programs Participates and promotes the development of programming, planning, strategies, and policy guidelines for land use programs and projects along transit lines and transportation corridors and in other viable areas Directs analyses and makes recommendations supporting the planning, offering, marketing, or disposition of Metro properties and station sites Develops, negotiates, and executes major cooperative and service agreements, Memorandum of Understanding, and interagency funding plans to include scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, and contracts with other agencies and private developers Develops, forecasts, and monitors budgets for plans, programs, and projects Provides technical support and policy guidance to management on Metro plans, programs, and projects Applies, develops, and evaluates analytical, quantitative, and statistical tools and their result Represents Metro, provides consultation services, and makes presentations to local, regional, state, and other agency committees and boards Coordinates and disseminates information to various agencies, groups, and departments Reviews and evaluates contractor proposals; negotiates award amounts, operating standards, and work projects; ensures productive use of contractors; participates and takes leadership position in regional forums; leads interagency task forces and technical advisory groups Participates in regional and statewide transportation forums Evaluates proposed legislation for impact on specific plans, programs, and projects Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks of alternative funding plans, programs, and projects Develops and evaluates transportation plans and projects, transit operations plans, services and schedules Conducts analysis and makes policy recommendation on state of good repair and asset management Analyzes and manages contractor/consultant contracts and budgets Prepares and reviews engineering studies and specifications Prepares comprehensive reports, correspondence, and cost estimates Supervises, trains, and provides technical assistance to subordinate staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Economics, or other related field 5 years' progressively responsible experience in transportation planning, rail and/or bus operations experience, project management, transportation system design and research, transportation finance, operations planning, or other related area Master's degree in a related field is desirable Preferred Qualifications : Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience managing large operations projects, developing budgets and hiring schedules Experience creating large scale operations project tracking tools Experience working in rail and/or bus operations Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of project and program management, transportation and land use planning and regulations, contract, and funding Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies funding, and planning for a public agency Organization and processes of local, regional, state and federal government, including legislative and funding processes and policies Financial, analytical, statistical, and mathematical methods and procedures Rail safety training procedures Rail contract construction safety training procedures Modern management theory Abilities: Manage the activities of a major transportation mode, project, or program Determine strategies to achieve goals Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Understand complex planning concepts Communicate effectively orally and in writing Mediate and negotiate Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Represent Metro before the public Think and act independently Conduct comprehensive studies and analyses Negotiate consensus solutions Make financial decisions within a budget Establish and implement relevant policies and procedures Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Supervise, train, and provide expert technical assistance to subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SDR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 18-MAR-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Mar 03, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To supervise a work unit responsible for developing and modifying bus and rail service schedules. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, and supervises a work unit in the development and production of transit operating schedules, work runs, and related materials Trains schedule-making staff in all facets of maintaining and building schedules, using manual and computerized techniques Conducts complex schedule-making or work run production assignments Oversees preparation of proposals for improving efficiency of schedule-making and runcutting work based on ridership trend reports Identifies operational and service problems, determines data requirements, and requests and analyzes passenger count studies to resolve problems and increase efficiency Reviews operating schedules, work runs, and all work assignments for accuracy and compliance with Metro policies, labor provisions, and regulations Meets with representatives of other departments, operating divisions, and agencies to discuss work projects, improvement of service, procedures, production of transit schedules, and resolve problems Supervises subordinate staff Accounts for subordinate and personal compliance with all of Metro's safety rules, polices, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment 2 years' experience performing journey-level schedule-making and runcutting work using a computerized scheduling or runcutting system Bachelor's Degree - Planning, Statistics, Business, or other related field desirable Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis. Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transit schedule-making and work run development Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies for a public agency Schedule-making computer software applications Metro transportation operations and service areas Advanced statistical and data collection methods Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan, organize, and monitor the work of a bus and rail service schedule department Perform complex schedule-making and runcutting work Utilize computerized scheduling and runcutting systems and tools Develop schedule building methods and procedures Compile, analyze, and interpret complex schedule data Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Operate computers and general office equipment Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Manage projects from inception to culmination Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 25-MAR-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Mar 01, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To provide leadership in an audit team environment while managing multiple complex audits and special projects. Example Of Duties Plans and manages contract (pre-award and incurred cost), financial, operational efficiency and effectiveness, compliance, and performance audits Participates in the completion of Annual-Agency-wide Risk Assessment Participates in the development of the Annual Audit Plan for Board approval Recommends and develops audit policies, procedures, and programs Reviews all audit work and reports completed by subordinate staff and ensures auditors' work papers comply with audit standards (Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards and IIA International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing) Establishes and monitors goals, work plans, schedules, and strategies Analyzes and resolves audit-related issues; investigates and determines causes of irregularities and errors Ascertains the reliability of accounting and operational data within the scope of audit engagements Prepares audit reports and presents findings to management, executive staff, and Board members Performs complex audit technical work Coordinates and monitors external audits performed by Metro consultants Represents department at meetings, conferences, and public events Develops annual performance plan for staff, monitors staff performance against the plan, and assists in developing staff professionally Writes statement of work for out-sourced or co-sourced audits Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelors degree - Business, Communications, Economics, Engineering, Finance, or other related field 5 years experience leading contract (pre-award and incurred cost), financial, operational efficiency and effectiveness, compliance, and/or performance audits to include 3 years' experience supervising staff and leading projects Valid California Class C driver license Professional certificates/licenses such as CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, etc are desirable Masters degree in business administration or public administration highly desirable Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of compliance, financial, contracts, and performance audits Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards; IIA International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing; and Information System audit standards Research and statistical methods, and program evaluation Controls and accountability required of large public agencies Modern management theory Project Management best practices Technology to include data analytics, Microsoft Office, and TeamMate Abilities: Manage staff and the operations of an auditing function Manage projects' completion on-time and within budget Effectively manage multiple or highly complex audits Communicate effectively orally and in writing Establish constructive working relationships with agency management, while maintaining objectivity, independence, and credibility throughout the audit process Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Produce superior quality analysis and written products on multiple, complex projects with minimal supervision and short timelines Handle highly confidential information Assume initiative in identifying substantive issues, devising analytic strategies, exercising critical thinking, and providing creative solutions to issues Think and act independently Plan financial and staffing needs Establish and implement policies and procedures Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Write Statement of Work for co-sourced or out-sourced audits Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 21-MAR-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 25, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To provide technical leadership in project management, systems integration, web/mobile development, and systems architecture and to perform complex Systems Development Life Cycle tasks on large, complex projects. Example Of Duties Develops, enhances, and provides production support for business application systems on behalf of client departments Identifies, diagnoses and resolves system problems, of varying complexity levels, involving programming logic, interoperability between several technical components, and client interface Researches, identifies, and refers complex technical problems related to platform management, database administration, network connectivity and desktop support to the appropriate ITS operating unit for resolution Advises user departments and other Information Technology Services support teams on system requirements and enhancements Prepares project reports such as technical overviews, client recommendations, alternatives to business requirements, feasibility studies, project proposals, and requests for proposals for the purchase of new software and hardware Monitors and guides consultant firms in the development and implementation of application systems Participates in the evaluation of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software Configures, implements, and integrates commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software Develops software and hardware specifications and standards Acts as team leader for projects as assigned, including complex and highly specialized applications Organizes and conducts project and status meetings with clients, consultants or other external entities Ensures that clients have the necessary training and documents to properly utilize computer systems Participates in the department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other related field 5 years of professional/analyst-level experience in managing, designing and implementing complex IT infrastructure systems in a large enterprise environment Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Master's degree in Computer Science, Business Information System Technology, Computer Engineering, or other technically related field Experience developing software applications in a transit operations environment Experience developing mobile web applications (iOS, Android, Windows or related) Experience with integration (HTML, XML, XLS, PL/SQL) and programming (ASP.NET, C#, Angular JS, JQUERY, REACT) Experience utilizing servers, dbases and cloud-based solutions Special Conditions On 24-hour call, 7 days a week Overtime, weekend/holiday work required when necessary Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices related to information systems and supported business areas Project management techniques and tools Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems for a public agency Data communications involved in LANs, WANs, and gateways Advanced capabilities of computers such as IBM RISC 6000 Systems and microcomputers, including specified software products such as UNIX Script, AIX, Microsoft Networking, Microsoft Proxy, IIS, Linux and Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista, Apache and other Web tools Mathematics used in complex business applications Business process and system process modeling and problem solving techniques Knowledge of change control systems and other Information Technology best practices Abilities: Guide and perform the development and implementation of complex information systems using software engineering techniques Proficient in ASP.NET, C#, Angular JS, JQUERY and REACT Build applications and interfaces on/with SharePoint Function as a technical lead, providing technical project management across multiple projects and concurrent tasks Develop and implement web-based computer applications including mobile applications for Transit Operations Analyze and evaluate system changes to determine feasibility Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend and implement solutions in a cost effective manner Clearly define system integration and interface requirements using Dell Boomi or similar middleware Identify and resolve conflicting project and/or client requirements Understand, interpret, and apply laws, business rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements to support business processes Prepare reports, proposals, presentations and correspondence in a professional manner Interact professionally with various levels of employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Meet tight time constraints and frequent deadlines Operate a personal computer, computer terminal, and general office equipment Multi-task on multiple concurrent projects Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (TS) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 29-MAR-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 25, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To oversee, manage, and coordinate design and construction activities of major Metro capital rail transit projects Example Of Duties Develops and implements policies and procedures for the planning, organizing, coordinating, and controlling of major construction projects Plans, assigns, monitors, and evaluates work of subordinates Coordinates rail design and construction activities with utilities, public and private organizations, and other individuals Directs staff in the review of contracts and documents Oversees preparation of final design documents, bid forms, pre-bid conferences, and evaluation of received proposals Assists in negotiating with contractors regarding changes to design, construction work scope and schedules Ensures contracted work is on schedule, within budget, and complies with technical and legal requirements Represents Metro before the public and other governmental agencies Negotiates scope of work and associated costs for Design Services (DS) consultants and Construction Management Support Services (CMSS) consultants Oversees the Design Services consultants and Construction Management Support Services consultants in the execution of DS and CMSS Supervises subordinate staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or other related field 5 years' management-level experience in construction management or engineering Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience managing rail transit projects Experience coordinating construction activities with outside agencies and other stakeholders Experience overseeing construction management consultant staff Experience performing construction management for a public agency Experience making presentations to the public and governmental agencies Professional certificates/licenses: State of California Professional Engineer (PE) or Professional Architecture (PA) Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of equipment operations and maintenance, construction techniques, and engineering related to the construction of rail transit facilities Final Design process Contract and bidding process Design-Build project delivery method Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations governing the design and construction of rail transit facilities for a public agency Business computer use and applications related to contract scheduling and financial recordkeeping Construction management processes and procedures Modern management theory Abilities: Plan, organize, and direct the total activities of a design and construction department for a large public agency Review and analyze complex construction proposals, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and evaluate outcome Negotiate contract terms and monitor multiple contracts to ensure compliance with schedule, budget, and specifications Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets and labor/management agreements Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Determine strategies to achieve goals Plan financial and staffing needs Establish and implement policies and procedures Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees, the Board of Directors, and outside representatives Supervise subordinate staff Prepare comprehensive reports and other correspondence Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (KD) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employees**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority. This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 20-MAR-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 13, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform complex engineering work and oversee a work group or project team in performing engineering projects and oversee design work performed by consultants. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, assigns, implements and manages engineering projects in accordance with budget and schedule requirements Interacts with user departments in response to service requests; researches and gathers all necessary details to determine engineering functional requirements to meet project user's needs Provides engineering design services and design support during construction; provides support for project bid and award phase, construction management, closeout, activation and startup activities for bus and rail transit projects Supports development of workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs for design projects Assures project compliance with design criteria and standards, workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs Participates in the engineering configuration management process to maintain current engineering records for bus and rail facilities and systems Reviews contract documents for compliance with design codes and standards, design criteria and policies and procedures; and substantiates contractor invoices Supports development of safety, security systems, facilities, and quality assurance certification standards Reviews designs for quality, constructability and cost effectiveness; recommends design changes Works with in-house engineering and construction disciplines, consultants and/or contractors to identify and resolve problems which may impact the progress of the project or users existing or planned operational performance Provides technical support during contract bidding, negotiation, and award processes Provides resident engineer/quality control inspection services Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Engineering or other related field 5 years' professional engineering experience or project management experience in design and construction of public transit projects or major public agency projects Experience as outlined above may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Master's degree in Civil Engineering Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Professional Engineer Working knowledge of Metrolink, Amtrak, LOSSAN, and High Speed Rail, or similar standards, guidelines, policies, and procedures Knowledge: Metrolink, Amtrak, Los Angeles-San Luis Obispo-San Diego Rail Corridor Agency (LOSSAN), and High Speed Rail, or similar standards, guidelines, policies, and procedures Theories, principles, and current practices of engineering design and construction in appropriate discipline Fundamentals of architectural design, structural, mechanical, electrical, vehicle, systems and environmental engineering as they relate to assigned engineering discipline Engineering mathematics and computer applications Contract administration and budgeting Project management and control practices Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing engineering design, construction, and safety practices, local building and zoning codes Abilities: Perform complex engineering design work in assigned discipline Review complex engineering design work in assigned discipline Serve as project management lead for rail transit engineering projects from conception to completion Monitor and evaluate work by consultants and construction contractors Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Compile, analyze and interpret complex data in order to prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Use computer-aided tools and products Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (TW) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 04-APR-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jan 23, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Installs, maintains and repairs lock systems and related equipment. Example Of Duties Installs all types of locks and lock hardware and performs the carpentry necessary for such installation Adjusts, maintains, repairs, and replaces conventional door locks, padlocks, tumbler locks, and various other lock hardware such as panic bars, door checks, latches, catches, fasteners, and door closers Establishes and maintains master key systems Opens locks which cannot be opened by ordinary means Operates machine tools such as key-cutting machine, drill press, grinder, hand drill, electric drill, and electrical hammer to duplicate keys and change locks Selects key blanks, cuts keys, and fits keys to locks Issues keys and locks and keeps related records Maintains a supply of locks, lock parts, and key parts Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment 4 year's journey-level experience as a locksmith or successful completion of departmental Personnel Qualification Standards for Locksmith Up to 2 years' of full-time training or education in the locksmith trade at a recognized trade school or apprenticeship program may be substituted for 2 years' equivalent experience Valid California Class C driver's license Special Conditions: Must provide own tools of the trade Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required Must be available to respond to emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week May work different locations, shifts and weekends Knowledge: Methods, materials, and safety procedures of the locksmith trade Vehicle operations and safety Abilities: Install, maintain, and repair locks Safely operate a variety of hand tools and power equipment Safely operate Metro vehicles Follow oral and written instructions Work with minimal supervision Travel to off-site locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (SA) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jan 21, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform complex civil/roadway engineering work related to major rail transit projects and oversee a work group or project team in performing engineering projects and oversee design work performed by consultants. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, assigns, implements and manages engineering projects in accordance with budget and schedule requirements Interacts with user departments in response to service requests; researches and gathers all necessary details to determine engineering functional requirements to meet project user's needs Provides roadway engineering design services and design support during construction; provides support for project bid and award phase, construction management, closeout, activation and startup activities for bus and rail transit projects Supports development of workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs for design projects Assures project compliance with design criteria and standards, workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs Participates in the engineering configuration management process to maintain current engineering records for bus and rail facilities and systems Reviews contract documents for compliance with design codes and standards, design criteria and policies and procedures; and substantiates contractor invoices Reviews designs for quality, constructability and cost effectiveness; recommends design changes Works with in-house engineering and construction disciplines, consultants and/or contractors to identify and resolve problems which may impact the progress of the project or users existing or planned operational performance Provides technical support during contract bidding, negotiation, and award processes Provides resident engineer/quality control inspection services Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Civil Engineering 5 years' professional engineering experience in civil engineering, including design and construction of public transit projects or major public agency projects Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience in roadway design, grading, drainage, and utility relocation Experience leading or managing engineering projects Knowledgeable of City of Los Angeles and Caltrans standards and procedures Knowledge: Theories, principles, and current practices of engineering design and construction in general civil engineering, engineering, roadway design, drainage and grading disciplines City of Los Angeles design standards and permitting requirements Design related to rail facilities, underground utilities, roadway design, grading, drainage design, and utility relocations Engineering mathematics and computer applications Contract administration and budgeting Project management and control practices Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing engineering design, construction, and safety practices, local building and zoning codes Abilities: Perform complex civil engineering design work related to rail facilities, underground utilities, and utility relocations, roadway, grading, and drainage for major rail transit projects Serve as lead for in-house specialized engineering activities for bus and rail transit engineering projects from conception to completion Monitor and evaluate work by consultants and construction contractors Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Compile, analyze and interpret complex data in order to prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Use computer-aided tools and products such as InRoads, AutoCAD, or MicroStation Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (KD) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Mar 02, 2019
Full Time
*Full-time status and wage available contingent on staffing needs and seniority* Example Of Duties Memorizes routes, transfer points, and fare structures for all lines assigned divisions Performs a complete pre-pull-out inspection of bus, safety checks equipment, and informs mechanic when adjustments or repairs are necessary Refers to and implements route maps, time schedules, and instructions for pull-outs, line service, pull-ins, and off-route trips Collects and counts fares, issues transfer tickets, and transports passengers on public transit buses Provides schedule, route, and fare information to passengers seeking assistance Operates wheelchair lift and assists passengers with disabilities in boarding, riding, and alighting in a safe manner which may include pushing a wheelchair up & down the ramp Secures wheelchairs of passengers with disabilities and clearly communicates the action being taken Receives and transmits two-way radio messages involving accidents, emergencies, criminal activities, or other authorized Metro business Line instructs student trainees and regular operators learning specific bus line routes Reports hazardous or dangerous conditions along bus route and at passenger loading zones, including such hazards as unusual traffic, road conditions, obstructions, construction, and potential criminal activity Writes reports and completes forms Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration(FTA) drug and alcohol regulations. Requirements For Employment 21 years of age 6 months of public contact or customer service experience Valid California Class C driver's license Possess a valid US driver's license for at least two years Good driving record as verified by an H-6 DMV printout Able to obtain a BP Permit prior to offer of employment and a BP License before completion of training Must have satisfactory attendance and work performance records as verified by reference check prior to offer of employment Knowledge: State and local traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations involved in the operation of vehicles Vehicle safety rules and regulations Basic money and time concepts Abilities: Operate Metro vehicles and equipment safely and efficiently Work independently in a highly-structured environment Exercise sound judgment in stressful situations Understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions Communicate courteously and effectively with other employees and the public Decipher and successfully encounter traffic patterns flows and potential road hazards Recognize existing or potential mechanical defects, problems, or maladjustments Push, pull and lift up to 35 pounds Push and pull wheelchair up to 275 pounds Bend with both knees and back, squat and/or kneel when securing a wheelchair Quickly and accurately count money at a glance Read small printed material Perceive patrons at bus stops from great distances Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. RLM Metro/PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 01-APR-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Mar 08, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To direct and oversee an independent project specific cost estimating and analysis group within Metro's Office of Program Management. Example Of Duties Develops, directs, and manages the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the cost estimating function Coordinates major cost estimating and cost/price analysis activities Assists in the development and modification of Metro's long and short range transit plans Directs the preparation and administration of the division budget for area of responsibility Confers with Metro management regarding cost estimating and cost/price analysis Ensures compliance with federal, state, and Metro rules, regulations, and policies Analyzes complaints occurring in performance of cost estimates and cost/price analysis Develops strategies to resolve potential problems on major cost estimates and cost/price analysis Represents Metro in meetings with representatives of governmental agencies and professional and business organizations Monitors developments related to Estimating Department and evaluates the impact upon Metro operations; recommends and implements policy and procedural improvements Schedules and participates in scope definition and fact finding meetings Negotiates resolution of cost estimating and pricing issues Prepares comprehensive reports and correspondence Develops, manages, and conducts training Supervises subordinate staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Engineering, Construction Management, or other related field 3 years' principal or supervisory-level experience working directly on the design and construction of large or major civil or facilities projects as a construction cost estimator with a minimum of 1 year in the transit industry Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience negotiating the resolution of cost estimates on behalf of a construction contractor Experience collaborating with owner representatives to resolve all outstanding issues Experience developing and refining scope of work for Design-Build type projects Experience directing and overseeing an independent project specific cost estimating and analysis group State of California Professional Engineering License, State of California Class A Contractor's License, ASPE Professional Estimator Certification, or AACE Estimating Professional Certification Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of construction, engineering, cost estimating, parametrics, price/cost analysis, and government contract pricing Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Engineering and construction concepts and techniques Construction methods for rail transit guideways, highways, streets, and bridges Construction methods for buildings, reinforced concrete and steel structures, and equipment relating to transportation systems Construction Industry Codes and Unit Cost Data Sources of estimating data in the construction industry Personal computers, including use of cost estimating and spreadsheet software Modern management theory Abilities: Oversee and direct the work of the Cost Estimating Department Analyze situations, identify problems, implement solutions, and evaluate outcome Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Understand, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Establish and implement policies and procedures Determine strategies to achieve goals Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Supervise and motivate subordinate staff and consultants in several project field offices Provide technical training and direction, commitments, and recommendations for action to be taken by Metro Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (KD) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employees**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority. This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 04-APR-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 01, 2019
Full Time
"To Provide Excellence in Service and Support" Basic Function Metro's Teacher Externship is a pilot program that allows teachers to connect theory and practice by aligning classroom content to workplace practices and policies within the transportation industry. This six-week paid externship will provide 10 selected teachers within LA County schools an opportunity to learn about the transportation infrastructure industry and develop a project-based learning experience for their middle or high school students. Example Of Duties Externship will cover, but not be limited to: An overview of the global transportation infrastructure industry Site visits to Metro operation centers and construction sites Rail safety training Sessions focused on environmental sustainability Project-based learning instruction Hands-on training within assigned Metro department(s) Externship Schedule June 17, 2019 to July 25, 2019 Monday through Wednesday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Fall semester follow up meetings on Saturdays: September 28, October 26, November 16 and December 7, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Compensation Teachers will be compensated at $4,923.36 during the summer based on $34.19 per hour for 24 hours per week, and up to $410.28 during the fall semester. Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Communication, Education, Organizational Development or other related field Two years of experience in developing, facilitating and evaluating training or instruction programs Preferred Qualifications : Clear credential in good standing Confirm full-time teaching assignment for Fall 2019 at a middle school or high school within LA County Principal recommendation from Fall 2019 assignment Application Procedure To be considered, online applications must be submitted by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, March 15, 2019. Selected candidates will be notified by May 1, 2019. Please note: upload a signed letter of recommendation and commitment from the school principal for the Fall 2019 teaching assignment, indicating support for the integration of the project-based learning experience within the assigned class(es). When attaching your Letter of Recommendation, please upload in the Certifications, Licenses, Resume, and Other Information option. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 01-APR-19