San Mateo County Transit District

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

 

10 job(s) at San Mateo County Transit District

SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, USA
Apr 03, 2020
Part Time
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, also is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal development and professional advancement of its staff. The Transit District's core values include integrity, customer focus, respect, quality, teamwork, leadership and accountability. Excellent benefits are provided. DIVISION Communications (Government and Community Affairs) EMPLOYMENT TYPE Non-Exempt (Internship) APPLICATION DEADLINE Online applicatins will be accepted unitl 11:59 pm on Friday,April 24, 2020. Other Information INTERNSHIP PROGRAM MISSION: The Internship Program gives students the opportunity to apply the skills that they have learned in the classroom. In addition, the program gives students the opportunity to consider a career in the transit industry. The interns will gain invaluable experience by partnering and learning from our team of professionals. WORK LOCATION : 1250 San Carlos Avenue, San Carlos, California JOB SUMMARY The Government and Community Affairs Intern will organize outreach events, research and draft documents, work with stakeholders, and assist in identifying community concerns/issues. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : Must be currently enrolled as a Junior or Senior undergraduate majoring in either Communications, Public Relations, Political Science, Marketing or similar field. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Must be proficient in Microsoft Word. Must have effective research and analytical skills. Must have effective written and oral communication skills. Must be able to work collaboratively with technical and non-technical stakeholders. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES : Organize community outreach events and participate in outreach activities associated with capital projects and planning efforts (may require working early evening meetings) Interact with community stakeholders on behalf of SamTrans, Caltrain, and/or the San Mateo County Transportation Authority Assist in identifying and addressing community concerns/issues that impact SamTrans, Caltrain and/or the San Mateo County Transportation Authority Research and draft public meeting materials (ex. factsheets, FAQs, etc.) Participate in the review of legislative policies and regulations Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one's self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned How To Apply Although we encourage applicants to apply online, we are still accepting paper applications. Apply online or complete a SamTrans Employment Application per instructions printed on the application. When completing the online application, please follow instructions on the Prospective Employee Reference Guide found at www.smctd.com/jobs.html. When completing the paper application, please specify the position for which the application is being submitted. Incomplete or improperly completed online or paper applications may be rejected even if you are qualified for the position for which you are applying. It is your responsibility to ensure that the online or paper application reflects the work experience and education needed to meet the requirements for the position(s) for which you are applying. Your completed application package must be received by the District's Human Resources Department by the specified deadline to receive consideration. Paper applications must be received by the Human Resources Department by 4:30 pm on the application deadline date. Online applications must be submitted prior to midnight on the application deadline date. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: Applications will be screened for completeness and minimum qualifications. Finalists will be interviewed by an election panel. Successful candidates must be approved by college or university. PAY RANGE $20.00/hour CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS Free transportation on SamTrans buses. Incentives are offered for riding other forms of public transit and for carpooling to and from work. Equal Employment Opportunity The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for accommodation, please call (650)508-6308. The District is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply.
SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, USA
Mar 29, 2020
Part Time
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. Located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, we are the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal development and professional advancement of its staff. The District's core values include transparency, excellence, empathy, and accountability. DIVISION Bus (Accessible Transit Services) EMPLOYMENT TYPE Nonexempt (Internship) APPLICATION DEADLINE Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm on Friday, April 24, 2020. Other Information INTERNSHIP PROGRAM MISSION : The Internship Program gives students the opportunity to apply the skills that they have learned in the classroom. In addition, the program gives students the opportunity to consider a career in the transit industry. The interns will gain invaluable experience by partnering and learning from our team of professionals. JOB SUMMARY The Accessible Transit Services Intern will report to the Accessible Coordinator and will assist with accessibility research and with customer service. The ideal candidate should enjoy working wtih and talking to seniors and people with disabilities. This internship offers teh ability to interact with the community to foster connections, and make a diiference in the lives of our customers by helping them go places. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be currently enrolled as a Junior or Senior undergraduate, or a graduate student in Urban/City Planning, Sociology, Psychology, Public Policy or related fields. Must be organized and able to work independently once sufficient direction has been given. OTHER REQUIREMENTS Candidate should have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Strong focus on customer service. Experience working with or volunteering with senios or people with disabilities. Be organized and able to flexible. Proficiency in MS Words and Excel. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES Update the San Mateo County Senior Mobilty Guide, inclidig verfiying information and researching additional transportation alternatives. Collect data, research and assist with analyze and interpret transportation data. Participate in community outreach efforts and assist with public/community engagements. Assist with developing training materials. Perform occassional field work off-site. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one's self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follows safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned How To Apply Although we encourage applicants to apply online, we are still accepting paper applications. Apply online or complete a SamTrans Employment Application per instructions printed on the application. When completing the online application, please follow instructions on the Prospective Employee Reference Guide found at www.smctd.com/jobs.html . When completing the paper application, please specify the position for which the application is being submitted. Incomplete or improperly completed online or paper applications may be rejected even if you are qualified for the position for which you are applying. It is your responsibility to ensure that the online or paper application reflects the work experience and education needed to meet the requirements for the position(s) for which you are applying. Your completed application package must be received by the District's Human Resources Department by the specified deadline to receive consideration. Paper applications must be received by the Human Resources Department by 4:30 pm on the application deadline date. Online applications must be submitted prior to midnight on the application deadline date. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and completeness. Finalists will be interviewed by a selection panel. Selected candidate will be subject to background investigation. PAY RANGE $20.00/hourly (400 hours maximum) CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS Free transportation on SamTrans buses. Incentives are offered for riding other forms of public transit, and for carpooling to and from work. Equal Employment Opportunity The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for accommodation, please call (650)508-6308. The District is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply.
SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, USA
Mar 28, 2020
Part Time
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. Located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, we are the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal development and professional advancement of its staff. The District's core values include transparency, excellence, empathy, and accountability. DIVISION Communications EMPLOYMENT TYPE Nonexempt (Internship) APPLICATION DEADLINE Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm on Friday, April 24, 2020. Other Information INTERNSHIP PROGRAM MISSION : The Internship Program gives students the opportunity to apply the skills that they have learned in the classroom. In addition, the program gives students the opportunity to consider a career in the transit industry. The interns will gain invaluable experience by partnering and learning from our team of professionals. JOB SUMMARY The Communications intern will work directly with the Communications and Digital Communications teams in promoting the transit agencies that reside under San Mateo County Transit District - Caltrain, SamTrans and Transportation Authority. The nature of the Communications and Digital Communications teams is cross-functional and the intern will have the opportunity to work on various projects covering all areas of the Transit District. The intern will participate in various duties across events, print and online publications and digital arms of the Communications and Digital Communications teams. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be currently enrolled as a Junior or Senior undergraduate, or a graduate student majoring in either Communications, Digital Communications or Journalism. Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editing skills Self-motivated, detail-oriented with strong analytical and organizational skills Excellent computer skills with experience in social media and Microsoft Office Ability to work independently and with others Openness to learning and growing within the internship experience ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES Support staff with Transit District-related community outreach and special events Write original content for Transit District's internal and external publications Assist in developing digital content for Transit District's social media accounts, including Facebook and Instagram, web and videos Attend planning and strategy meetings Complete other office duties as assigned How To Apply Although we encourage applicants to apply online, we are still accepting paper applications. Apply online or complete a SamTrans Employment Application per instructions printed on the application. When completing the online application, please follow instructions on the Prospective Employee Reference Guide found at www.smctd.com/jobs.html . When completing the paper application, please specify the position for which the application is being submitted. Incomplete or improperly completed online or paper applications may be rejected even if you are qualified for the position for which you are applying. It is your responsibility to ensure that the online or paper application reflects the work experience and education needed to meet the requirements for the position(s) for which you are applying. Your completed application package must be received by the District's Human Resources Department by the specified deadline to receive consideration. Paper applications must be received by the Human Resources Department by 4:30 pm on the application deadline date. Online applications must be submitted prior to midnight on the application deadline date. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and completeness. Finalists will be interviewed by a selection panel. Selected candidate will be subject to background investigation. PAY RANGE $20.00/hourly (400 hours maximum) CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS Free transportation on SamTrans buses. Incentives are offered for riding other forms of public transit and for carpooling to and from work. Equal Employment Opportunity The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for accommodation, please call (650)508-6308. The District is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply.
SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, USA
Mar 25, 2020
Part Time
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. Located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, we are the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal development and professional advancement of its staff. The District's core values include transparency, excellence, empathy, and accountability. DIVISION Communications( Marketing & Research Development) EMPLOYMENT TYPE Nonexempt (Internship) APPLICATION DEADLINE Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm on Friday, April 24, 2020. Other Information INTERNSHIP PROGRAM MISSION : The Internship Program gives students the opportunity to apply the skills that they have learned in the classroom. In addition, the program gives students the opportunity to consider a career in the transit industry. The interns will gain invaluable experience by partnering and learning from our team of professionals. JOB SUMMARY The Market Outreach intern will organize outreach events, research and draft documents, work with stakeholders and assist with identifying community concerns/issues. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be currently enrolled as a Junior or Senior undergraduate majoring in either Communications, Journalism, or Marketing. Strong communication and interpersonal skills required to interact with the general public. Ability to coordinate multiple projects, organize priorities and manage flexible schedule. Must be proficient in MS Words. Must possess effective written and oral communication skills. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES Assist with organizing marketing outreach events and participate in outreach activities. Attendance in events associated with promotions and planning efforts requires working some weekends. Reseach and draft marketing materials; update website, social media, email and newsletter. Plan, coordinate adn staff a wide range of community meetings and events. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one's self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned. How To Apply Although we encourage applicants to apply online, we are still accepting paper applications. Apply online or complete a SamTrans Employment Application per instructions printed on the application. When completing the online application, please follow instructions on the Prospective Employee Reference Guide found at www.smctd.com/jobs.html . When completing the paper application, please specify the position for which the application is being submitted. Incomplete or improperly completed online or paper applications may be rejected even if you are qualified for the position for which you are applying. It is your responsibility to ensure that the online or paper application reflects the work experience and education needed to meet the requirements for the position(s) for which you are applying. Your completed application package must be received by the District's Human Resources Department by the specified deadline to receive consideration. Paper applications must be received by the Human Resources Department by 4:30 pm on the application deadline date. Online applications must be submitted prior to midnight on the application deadline date. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: Applications will be screened for completeness and minimum qualifications. Finalists will be interviewed by an election panel. Selected candidates will be subject to background investigation. PAY RANGE $20.00 per hour. (400 hours maximum) CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS Free transportation on SamTrans buses. Incentives are offered for riding other forms of public transit and for carpooling to and from work. Equal Employment Opportunity The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for accommodation, please call (650)508-6308. The District is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply.
SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, USA
Mar 25, 2020
Part Time
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. Located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, we are the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal development and professional advancement of its staff. The District's core values include transparency, excellence, empathy, and accountability. DIVISION Planning, Grants, and Transportation Authority EMPLOYMENT TYPE Nonexempt (Internship) APPLICATION DEADLINE Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm on Friday, April 24, 2020. Other Information INTERNSHIP PROGRAM MISSION : The Internship Program gives students the opportunity to apply the skills that they have learned in the classroom. In addition, the program gives students the opportunity to consider a career in the transit industry. The interns will gain invaluable experience by partnering and learning from our team of professionals. JOB SUMMARY The Grants Intern will report to the Manager, Grants and Fund Programming. The Intern will assist the Grants Department staff with the administration of Federal, State and local grants that fund a variety of SamTrans and Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain) operating and capital improvement projects. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be currently enrolled as a Junior or Senior undergraduate, or a graduate student in Business Administration, Finance or closely related field. Must be organized and able to work independently once sufficient direction has been given. OTHER REQUIREMENTS The ideal candidate will be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word. Will be familiar with basic research methods. Should have the ability to interpret data using appropriate analytical techniques. Have excellent written and oral communication skills. The candidate should also have a strong interest in public transportation projects. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES Preparation of grant applications. Research and assist in the analysis of financial data. Preparation of reports on the status of various capital projects. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one's self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follows safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned How To Apply Although we encourage applicants to apply online, we are still accepting paper applications. Apply online or complete a SamTrans Employment Application per instructions printed on the application. When completing the online application, please follow instructions on the Prospective Employee Reference Guide found at www.smctd.com/jobs.html . When completing the paper application, please specify the position for which the application is being submitted. Incomplete or improperly completed online or paper applications may be rejected even if you are qualified for the position for which you are applying. It is your responsibility to ensure that the online or paper application reflects the work experience and education needed to meet the requirements for the position(s) for which you are applying. Your completed application package must be received by the District's Human Resources Department by the specified deadline to receive consideration. Paper applications must be received by the Human Resources Department by 4:30 pm on the application deadline date. Online applications must be submitted prior to midnight on the application deadline date. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and completeness. Finalists will be interviewed by a selection panel. Selected candidate will be subject to background investigation. PAY RANGE $20.00/hourly (400 hours maximum) CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS Free transportation on SamTrans buses. Incentives are offered for riding other forms of public transit, and for carpooling to and from work. Equal Employment Opportunity The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for accommodation, please call (650)508-6308. The District is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply.
SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, USA
Mar 25, 2020
Part Time
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, also is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal development and professional advancement of its staff. The Transit District's core values include integrity, customer focus, respect, quality, teamwork, leadership and accountability. ExcellebUSnt benefits are provided. DIVISION Bus (Financial Analysis) EMPLOYMENT TYPE Non-Exempt (Internship) APPLICATION DEADLINE Online applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm on Friday, April 24, 2020. Other Information The Internship Program gives students the opportunity to apply the skills that they have learned in the classroom. In addition, the program gives students the opportunity to consider a career in the transit industry. The interns will gain invaluable experience by partnering and learning from our team of professionals. Other Information WORK LOCATION : 1250 San Carlos Avenue, San Carlos, California JOB SUMMARY The Operations Cost Analysis Intern will verify and document fixed-route bus ridership and develop reporting by fare category and type, and document NTD (National Transit Database) Monthly and Annual Reports. Assist with the development of service cost per mile/hour. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The Operations Cost Analyst Intern must be currently enrolled as a Junior or Senior undergraduate, or a graduate student in economics, accounting, business administration, or other related program with an interest in transit. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft processing and spreadsheet programs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES Assist in the development, documentation and implementation of the reporting ridership by Adult Pass, Adult Single-ride, Youth Pass, Youth Single-ride, and Eligible Discount, including information of fare payment method. Prepare a User Manual for submitting the NTD Monthly Report and the NTD Annual Report, including the operating data for SamTrans bus and Paratransit services and Caltrain rail and shuttle bus services. Assist in the development and documentation of determining cost per vehicle mile/hour by type of service - System, Mainline, Local, Community, Multi-City, and Coastal, and for bus bridge services. Conduct internal stakeholder interviews and collect information to verify and map the process and procedures. Develop ridership report, and generate historical data for trend analysis and present to stakeholders. Enter operating data into the NTD, review and resolve NTD generated Issues and process the Submit button. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one's self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned How To Apply Although we encourage applicants to apply online, we are still accepting paper applications . Apply online or complete a SamTrans Employment Application per instructions printed on the application. When completing the online application, please follow instructions on the Prospective Employee Reference Guide found at www.smctd.com/jobs.html. When completing the paper application, please specify the position for which the application is being submitted. Incomplete or improperly completed online or paper applications may be rejected even if you are qualified for the position for which you are applying. It is your responsibility to ensure that the online or paper application reflects the work experience and education needed to meet the requirements for the position(s) for which you are applying. Your completed application package must be received by the District's Human Resources Department by the specified deadline to receive consideration. Paper applications must be received by the Human Resources Department by 4:30 pm on the application deadline date. Online applications must be submitted prior to midnight on the application deadline date. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: Applications will be screened for completeness and minimum qualifications. Finalists will be interviewed by a selection panel. Successful candidates must have college or university approval. PAY RANGE $20.00 per hour. (up to 400 hours) CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS Free transportation on SamTrans buses. Incentives are offered for riding other forms of public transit and for carpooling to and from work. Equal Employment Opportunity The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for accommodation, please call (650)508-6308. The District is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply.
SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, USA
Mar 25, 2020
Part Time
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, also is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal development and professional advancement of its staff. The Transit District's core values include integrity, customer focus, respect, quality, teamwork, leadership and accountability. Excellent benefits are provided. DIVISION Finance (Treasury) EMPLOYMENT TYPE Non-Exempt (Internship) APPLICATION DEADLINE Online applications accepted until 11:59 pm on Friday, April 24, 2020. Other Information INTERNSHIP PROGRAM MISSION : The Internship Program gives students the opportunity to apply the skills that they have learned in the classroom. In addition, the program gives students the opportunity to consider a career in the transit industry. The interns will gain invaluable experience by partnering and learning from our team of professionals. JOB SUMMARY The Treasury Intern will assist various Treasury personnel with day-to-day operations in Cash Management, Banking, Investments and other processes as assigned. Intern will provide analysis support on Treasury projects including cash forecasting, debt compliance review, and sales tax administration. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The Treasury Intern shall be currently enrolled as a Junior or Senior undergraduate, or a graduate student in college majoring in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics or related majors. Some knowledge to financial Enterpreise Reporting Program (ERP)/ database system. Be proficient with Excel spreadsheets, Word documents, and PowerPoint presentations. Must be able to handle confidential information and exercise good judgment in decision making. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES Various assignments of account analysis, review of document process. Assist with month-end close, interim and annual audits. Work closely with Treasury personnel to prepare and update daily cash positioning, cash reconciliation and cash forecasting. Assist in the preparation of bank reports by reviewing bank fee analysis and other commercial banking processes. Research, review and analyze investment positions and prepare analysis reports. Provide analytical support and obtain a comprehensive understanding of the department and its needs. Project related work involving confidential and sensitive financial information that is analytical in nature. Perform other duties as assigned. How To Apply Apply online at www.smctd.com/jobs.html or complete a SamTrans Employment Application per instructions printed on the application. When completing the online application, please follow instructions on the Prospective Employee Reference Guide found at www.smctd.com/jobs.html . When completing the paper application, please specify the position for which the application is being submitted. Incomplete or improperly completed online or paper applications may be rejected even if you are qualified for the position for which you are applying. It is your responsibility to ensure that the online or paper application reflects the work experience and education needed to meet the requirements for the position(s) for which you are applying. Whether applying online or with a paper application, your completed application package must be received by the District's Human Resources Department by the specified deadline to receive consideration. Paper applications must be received by the Human Resources Department by 4:30 p.m. on the application deadline date. Online applications must be submitted prior to 11:59 p.m. on the application deadline date. You may call (650)508-6308 to verify that your online or paper application package has been received. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: Applications will be screened for completeness and minimum qualifications. Finalists will be interviewed by a selection panel. Successful candidates must be approved by college or university. PAY RANGE $18.00/hourly CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS Free transportation on SamTrans buses. Incentives are offered for riding other forms of public transit, and for carpooling to and from work. Equal Employment Opportunity The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for accommodation, please call (650)508-6308. The District is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply.
SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, USA
Mar 06, 2020
Full Time
Founded in 1992, Caltrain provides commuter rail service through the San Francisco Peninsula, extending from the South Bay to San Jose and to Gilroy. It is owned and operated by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, which is comprised of nine representatives from San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Caltrain's vision is to provide a safe, reliable, sustainable modern rail system that meets the growing mobility needs of the San Francisco Bay Area region. DIVISION Rail (Caltrain Planning) APPLICATION DEADLINE Apply 24 hours a day through our on-line application system: www.smctd.com/jobs This position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED with first resume review on ( Friday, November 1, 2019). Posting may close without notice. If interested, apply immediately. Please submit a completed on-line application and attached resume to be considered for this position. Incomplete or late submission will not be considered. JOB SUMMARY The Director, Rail Network and Operations Planning will report to the Deputy Chief, Caltrain Planning and is responsible for developing, managing, and implementing all rail network operating plans for the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain) including long-range plans, short-range operational plans, scheduling, fleet planning, and day-to-day station access plans and projects, performance reporting, and system access planning for construction activities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Development of the required knowledge and abilities is typically obtained through but not limited to: Bachelor's degree in urban planning, transportation planning, operations planning, engineering, or related field. Seven years fulltime progressively responsible project management experience. Three years' experience managing professional and technical operations and planning staff. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with commuter rail operations is desirable. Experience in an electrified environment is preferred Experience working with FRA regulations is desirable. Must have effective analytical, written and verbal communication, and presentation skills. Must have effective organizational and project management skills. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES Responsible for all long-range network planning as indicated in the Caltrain Business plan including blended service with all Peninsula Corridor rail tenants including California High Speed Rail Capitol Corridor, ACE, Amtrak and UP freight. Responsible for megaregional and state rail plan network planning initiatives including extensions to Salinas, connections across the Dumbarton Bridge and new Crossbay tunnels. Responsible for developing and implementing the required tools to support both long and short term network planning including simulators, scheduling software and other tools as necessary. Oversee all rail scheduling and system access activities. Responsible for all Caltrain operational data collection, performance reporting, and evaluation. Responsible for development, management, and implementation of all special service plans for the provision of additional Caltrain service. Manage all fleet planning activities including the development and maintenance of the Fleet Management Plan. Direct the management, implementation, and enforcement of all track and system access policy and procedures in accordance to state and federal regulations. Direct terminal operations analyses for future blended planning including related to the opening of the San Francisco DTX and the development of the new San Jose terminal. Supervise staff. Hire, mentor and take appropriate corrective and/or disciplinary action. Ensure EEO and affirmative action policies and procedures are followed. Participate in selection, coordinates staff training and professional development, Establish performance objectives, monitor and evaluate employee performance. Examples of Duties: Oversee the development and implementation of the post-electrification operations plan including an evaluation of fleet and crew/staff resourcing from an operational and maintenance perspectives. Oversee the development of construction schedules and operations plans to continue Caltrain commuter service to customers during construction. Provide support for all Caltrain Modernization program activities. Oversee the development of analytical tools and reports to assess Caltrain operational performance and recommendations for improvement. Oversee the development of scopes of work, selection, and performance evaluation for technical consultant contract services. Oversee the development of reports and presentations at various stakeholder venues. Oversee modeling and ridership analyses. Evaluate job performance of staff which also includes the professional development of staff through the identification of on-the-job and other professional development opportunities. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned. How To Apply 1. Complete an online application at http://www.caltrain.com/about/Jobs.html 2. Resumes are encouraged, but will not be considered unless attached to a completed online application. Incomplete or improperly completed online applications may be rejected even if you are qualified for the position for which you are applying. Please make sure to complete each section of the online application to ensure that your information is accurately captured during our screening process. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and completeness. Written and/or skills assessment examination. Finalists will be interviewed by screening and selection panel. Background investigation. CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS The salary range is $149, 062 - $223,592 annually, commensurate with experience and qualifications. District's Benefits: 26 days of paid time off per year to start Seven paid holidays, plus up to five floating holidays per year Medical, dental, vision care, group life insurance and Flexible Savings Account Free Bus Transportation for employees and qualified dependents Social Security benefit 457 Deferred Compensation Plan for retirement Tuition Reimbursement Program for career advancement CalPERS Retirement Benefit Classic Employees - 2.0% @ 60 benefit, 3 year average of highest compensation New Employees - 2.0% @ 62 benefit, 3 year average of highest compensation For more details on SamTrans Benefits, click on the following link: http://www.smctd.com/jobs.html#benefits Equal Employment Opportunity The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for accommodation, please call (650)508-6308. The District is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply.
SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, USA
Mar 06, 2020
Full Time
Founded in 1992, Caltrain provides commuter rail service through the San Francisco Peninsula, extending from the South Bay to San Jose and to Gilroy. It is owned and operated by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, which is comprised of nine representatives from San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Caltrain's vision is to provide a safe, reliable, sustainable modern rail system that meets the growing mobility needs of the San Francisco Bay Area region. DIVISION Rail - Caltrain Planning EMPLOYMENT TYPE Exempt APPLICATION DEADLINE Apply 24 hours a day through our on-line application system: http://www.caltrain.com/about/Jobs.html . This position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED with first resume review on Friday, November 1, 2019 . Posting may close without notice. If interested, apply immediately. Please submit a completed on-line application and attached resume to be considered for this position. Incomplete or late submission will not be considered. Other Information WORK LOCATION: 1250 San Carlos Avenue, San Carlos, California WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time JOB SUMMARY The Director, Rail Program Integration, will report to the Deputy Chief, Caltrain Planning with a dotted line report to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), Rail and will develop, manage and oversee the scope, schedule, and budget required to transition the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain) commuter railroad to a mixed diesel and electrified operation. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Development of the required knowledge and abilities is typically obtained through but not limited to: • A Bachelor's degree in engineering, transportation planning, public policy, public administration or related field. • Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in managing rail systems delivery, civil engineering, construction, or railroad operations. • Three (3) years full-time management experience. Preferred Qualifications: • Experience in an electrified railroad is desirable. • Experience in a commuter railroad is desirable. • Experience in facility and rolling stock commissioning is desirable. • Experience in leading and management organizational transformation is desirable. • Must have excellent analytical, written and verbal communication and presentation skills. • Must possess a valid California driver's license with a safe driving record. • Must have effective organizational and project management skills. • Must be effective in building consensus across departments. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES Examples of Essential Functions: Responsible for interfacing with all departments to identify all activities required for phased implementation of electrified service and diesel decommissioning including but not limited to safety plans, fleet and OCS operating and maintenance plans, infrastructure investment plans, short-term and long-term storage plans, commissioning and decommissioning plans, and training plans. Responsible for convening the rail activation committee (RAC) for the electrification program and ensuring the safe and successful implementation of electrified service on the Caltrain right of way Responsible for ensuring that the rail engineering and construction departments are prepared to support an electrified railroad including the development of construction and engineering standards, construction guidelines, and state of good repair programs. Identify programmatic gaps and risks and develop mitigation strategies. Responsible for interfacing with all District management to ensure organizational readiness to assume electrified service. Coordinate with other District efforts related to electrified service including the ongoing Caltrain Business Plan, the electrification construction, the EMU car procurement, and systems projects including positive train control and the constant warning system. Responsible for interfacing with the electrification program to monitor project progress and modify plans to ensure safe and timely launch of new services. Responsible for the development and implementation of a procurement plan for the procurement of goods and services required for the operation and maintenance of the electrified system. Responsible for the development of programs required by federal and state regulatory agencies, including Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs). Supervise staff. Hire, mentor and take appropriate corrective and/or disciplinary action. Ensure EEO policies and procedures are followed. Participate in selection of staff. Coordinate staff training and professional development. Establish performance objectives. Monitor and evaluate employee performance. Examples of Duties: • Develop an integration program schedule and implement the delivery of all scheduled items. • Develop and lead a cross-functional team to advise the COO on all matters related to transitional activities. • Provide regular program reviews to the COO and organization for accurate program tracking. • Work with policy makers, stakeholders, and the public on system-wide electrification transition issues. • Coordinate with the Human Resources department to ensure that the appropriate types of experience and expertise required for staffing the electrification program are consistent with the Business Plan to enable the timely launch of the electrified service. • Input to on-going contractual negotiations with contract providers (e.g. TASI, Stadler, and BB). • Lead the effort to determine how power will be purchased for the electrified system. • Lead the effort to develop new operating rules and a new rulebook. • Coordinate marketing and public relations activities associated with project implementation. • Manage and oversee consultants. • Evaluate job performance of staff which also includes the professional development of staff through the identification of on-the-job and other professional development opportunities. • Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. • Perform other duties as assigned. How To Apply • Apply online or complete a SamTrans Employment Application per instructions printed on the application. • When completing the online application, please follow instructions on the Prospective Employee Reference Guide found at http://www.caltrain.com/about/Jobs.html . • Incomplete or improperly completed online or paper applications may be rejected even if you are qualified for the position for which you are applying. It is your responsibility to ensure that the online or paper application reflects the work experience and education needed to meet the requirements for the position(s) for which you are applying. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: Applications will be screened for completeness and minimum qualifications Written and/or skills assessment examination Finalists will be interviewed by a screening and selection panel Background investigation PAY RANGE $2,867 - $4,300 per week ($149,062 - $223,592 estimated annual) CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS SALARY: The salary range is $149,062 - $223,592 annually , commensurate with experience and qualifications. SamTrans offers generous and competitive benefits package including: TIME OFF: 26 days of paid time off (PTO) per year to start HOLIDAY: Seven paid holidays, plus up to five floating holidays per year INSURANCE: Medical, dental, vision care, group life insurance and Flexible Savings Account FRINGE: Annual Bus Transportation for employees and qualified dependents Annual Caltrain (Go-Pass) for employees Tuition Reimbursement Program for career advancement RETIREMENT: Social Security benefit 457 Deferred Compensation Plan for retirement CalPERS Retirement Benefit Classic Employees - 2.0% @ 60 benefit, 3 year average of highest compensation New Employees - 2.0% @ 62 benefit, 3 year average of highest compensation Equal Employment Opportunity The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for an accommodation, please call (650)508-6308. SamTrans is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Persons with Disabilities/Veterans
SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT San Mateo, CA, USA
Feb 25, 2020
Full Time
Bus Operations Information SamTrans operates 76 bus routes throughout San Mateo County and into parts of San Francisco and Palo Alto. The Bus Operator safely transports passengers along assigned routes, making designated stops. Bus Operator Job Summary The Bus Operator is a full-time, hourly and deemed to be a Safety Sensitive position. The work location is either in South San Francisco, CA and/or San Carlos, CA. The work schedule is determined by seniority, therefore, it will include: Days, Swing shifts, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Other Information FY2020 Bus Operator Trainee Class Schedule Our class schedules are tentative subject to change based on the hiring needs for the District. Below are the schedule for 2020: Class No . Class Start Date Training Duration Graduation Date 2020 162 January 2020 8 weeks March 2020 163 March 2020 10 weeks May 164 June 2020 10 weeks August 2020 165 August 2020 10 weeks October 2020 166 November 2020 10 weeks January 2021 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS No previous Bus Operator or commercial driving experience required . We will provide paid training consisting of both classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction. Come drive with us, all you need is the following: High school diploma or equivalent. One year of fulltime customer service or public contact experience. A valid Class "C" California Driver's License with two years of continuous good driving record. Other Requirements : Must be able to obtain and present a Class "B" Commercial Driving Permit (with Passenger and Air Brakes Endorsements) on the first day of employment. Successful in the pre-employment process. Must be able to operate and clearly communicate over District radio communications system. Must have effective written and verbal communication skills. Must meet the Samtrans' good driving record at the time of application. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: 1.) Application will be screened for minimum qualifications and completeness. Include the submission of the supplemental questionnaire. 2.) Email invitation will be sent to those that are continuing in the selection process. The process can include written assessment, structured panel intervew, and seat test. DMV Record Check Review of your K4 driving record from the DMV to determine if you meet the "Good Driving" record standard set by SamTrans. You may be disqualified or rejected for one of several reasons. Your DMV record may not meet District driving standards If you have more than 3 moving violations in the last 5 years If you have an at-fault accident in the last 5 years If your license was suspended for moving violations If you have violations such as reckless driving or DUI within the last 7 years If your DMV record shows a pattern of irresponsible driving or repeat offenses, even if violations do not fall within the automatically disqualifying time limit Panel Interview If qualified, you will be scheduled for a 20 minute oral interview with a panel consisting of three individuals Assessment of your oral communication skills and other required competencies are deemed critical to be a high quality Bus Operator for the District Seat Test Assessment of physical condition in one of our buses to determine your ability to operate the vehicles and equipment. 3.) Conditional Job Offer and Pre-Employment Process Upon acceptance of a conditional offer, you will proceed to the following steps: Criminal background and Employment/Education reference checks Schedule for Medical Examination and Drug & Alcohol assessments License/Permit - You must obtain your Class B permit with Passenger & Airbrakes endorsements; if you have a class A license, you must obtain a Passenger endorsement Department of Transportation (DOT) Drug & Alcohol history check You must pass each step to be eligible for a conditional offer for a position as a Bus Operator Trainee. The Bus Operator position is considered to be a safety-sensitive position by the U.S. Department of Transportation. All Bus Operators must participate in the District's drug and alcohol testing program. The District is a drug and alcohol-free work place. Any candidate who fails the pre-employment drug test will not be eligible to continue in the employment process. PAY RANGE Training Program A Bus Operator Trainee is required to attend classroom and behind-the-wheel training for up to a 10-week period, five days a week, at a pay rate of $25.00/hour . Bus Operator Salary Schedule When trainees successfully complete the District's training program, they advance to a full-time Bus Operator position and their pay rate is increased. Completion of training thru 6th month - $26.01/hourly Beginning 7th mo thru 12th month - $27.75/hourly Beginning 13th mo thru 18th month - $29.48/hourly Beginning 19th mo thru 24th month - $31.21/hourly Beginning 25th mo thru 30th month - $32.95/hourly Beginning 31st month - $34.68/hourly Employee Retention Program - Up to $1,500 Newly hired Bus Operators are eligible for the retention payout contingent on having no chargeable accidents, unexcused absences, or written passenger complaints during timeframe of the program. The pay-out schedule: After completion of Probationary Period - $500 Completion of 1st year from date of employment - $500 Completion of 18th months from date of employment - $500 CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS SamTrans has an excellent compensation and benefits package. Below are the highlights of our benefits. For more details informations, please visit: http://www.smctd.com/jobs.html#benefits Retirement and Pension Plan Our employees are eligible for both Social Security Benefits and CalPERS Pension Plan. Including lifetime medical benefits upon retirement. https://www.calpers.ca.gov/ California Public Employees Retirement Systems (CalPERS) • Classic Members - 2% @ 60 benefit formula • New Members - 2% @ 62 benefit formula Cafeteria Health Plans District paid 100% premium coverage for Employee's Dental, Vision and Life insurance. Medical Plans (Selection include Anthem, Blue Shield, HealthNet Smart, Kaiser, PERS Choice PPO and PERS Select PPO) Dental Care (Delta Dental) Vision Care (VSP) Life Insurance (Group Life Insurance and Optional Life Insurance) State Disability Workers Compensation Additional Fringe Benefits 457 Deferred Compensation Plan Flexible Spending Accounts (eligible Health and Dependent Care Expenses) Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement Programs (College Education and Professional Training/Certifications) Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Computer Purchase Loan Program Credit Union (San Mateo Credit Union) Holidays and Paid-Time-Off (PTO) District recognized Holidays (7) Up to (5) Floating Holidays Up to (21) days of accrued PTO Equal Employment Opportunity The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for accommodation, please call (650)508-6308. The District is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply.