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.

 

 

 

   

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

Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 25, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Oversees, directs, and coordinates Metro's capital project construction delivery. Example Of Duties Oversees contractor activities and major construction projects Develops and implements policies and procedures for the planning, organizing, coordinating, and controlling of major construction projects Coordinates Metro construction engineers and agency support teams, such as Safety, Environmental, Quality, and Engineering. Coordinates rail design and construction activities with utilities, public and private organizations, and other individuals Assists in negotiating with contractors regarding changes to design, construction work scope, and schedules Monitors compliance with construction contract terms to ensure that contracted work is on schedule, within budget, and complies with technical and legal requirements Oversees preparation of final design documents, bid forms, pre-bid conferences, and evaluation of received proposals Prepares construction project status reports and updates Has budget accountability for assigned area or more than one specialty area 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 consultants and consultants in the execution of DS and CMSS Manages assigned staff directly and through subordinate management team Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or a related field Experience Five years of relevant management-level experience in construction management or engineering, requiring management experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements State of California Professional Engineer or Architecture certificate may be required A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Occasional exposure to weather, physical, mechanical, electrical and chemical hazards during site visits Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience managing heavy rail transit projects that include underground stations and tunnels for Design-build and Design-bid-build projects. Experience utilizing geotechnical instrumentation to monitor, review, and interpret geotechnical baseline reports Experience performing construction and Design-build management of mechanical; electrical; plumbing; and wall, floor, and ceiling finishes Experience reviewing and maintaining schedule, schedule activities, and project budgets, to ensure the timely processing of submittals, requests for information, and contract changes and modifications Experience coordinating construction and design activities with contractors, consultants, outside agencies, local municipalities, and other stakeholders Professional certificates/licenses: State of California Professional Engineer (PE) or Professional Architecture (PA) or other similar certification Knowledge: Construction means and methods Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations governing the design, procurement, and construction of heavy civil transportation projects for a public agency Contract language and bidding process Theories, principles, and practices of construction techniques, and engineering related to the construction of heavy civil transportation projects Industry accepted project management and construction management practices and principles Human resources practices and modern management theory Budgets and budgeting process Business computer use and applications related to contract scheduling and financial recordkeeping Skill In: Planning, organizing, and directing the activities of design, construction, consultant, and other project personnel in a matrix organization Reviewing and analyzing complex construction proposals, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations, and evaluating outcomes Negotiating contract terms, administering contracts, and monitoring multiple contracts to ensure compliance with schedule, budget, and specifications Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees, the Board of Directors, and outside representatives Communicating effectively orally and in writing Leadership Effective meeting management Reading and understanding complicated documents Time management Abilities: Manage all phases of a major construction project from planning through closeout Develop and implement an effective Project Management Plan Deal with confrontational discussions Resolve complex construction changes, claims, and other project issues Handle sensitive information Work effectively with both internal and external parties to the project Provide effective direction and manage assigned staff Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Speak in public Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Determine strategies to achieve goals Plan financial and staffing needs Establish and implement policies and procedures 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. 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: 30-MAR-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Performs information systems support and analysis for a specified function or area within a department and ensures that all concerns are addressed and closed within the prescribed practices and required timeline. This particular position is assigned to Metro's Warehouse and 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. Example Of Duties Performs systems analysis and provides systems support in a specified application area Develops, oversees, and maintains information systems Produces various reports for functional areas Consults with staff from functional areas and users to determine information processing needs and to design/identify specific training programs Designs technical systems specifications describing information processing functions required by the users Evaluates and recommends use of commercial software in application area Provides input to consultants regarding user needs and acceptability of alternatives for development of assigned systems Coordinates with systems programmers Evaluates systems to ensure that user requirements are properly satisfied Troubleshoots, analyzes, and resolves user and systems problems Monitors system performance and integrity Designs and implements upgrades to user interface Communicates system upgrade needs to ITS (Information Technology Services) Responds to system emergencies Researches and prepares reports, systems training manuals, and technical systems documentation Monitors historic data to ensure proper records retention Participates in the department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field One year of relevant experience performing work within a department leading to an understanding of systems for computerization or programming in FOCUS and other user-oriented languages A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience utilizing warehouse and inventory management systems Experience utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Business Intelligence (BI) Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of specified application areas and systems analysis and design Applicable software, such as Crystal Reports, .NET Framework, etc. Analysis, research procedures, and reconciliation of information Capabilities of large-scale computer systems Personal computer hardware and software System administration, security practices, and user management Query generation, data organization, and database design Statistical analysis and data interpretation Skills: Analyzing and designing information systems in a specified application area Listening to users, interpreting needs, and providing support Managing database information and developing data warehouses, using systems such as Oracle Database Application utilization, maintenance, planning, troubleshooting, and upgrades, such as Crystal Reports Basic programming languages, such as SQL (Structured Query Language), Crystal Syntax, etc. Troubleshooting system problems and developing solutions Preparing easily consumable reports, professional e-mails, and correspondence Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Abilities: Compile, analyze, and communicate system information and data Think and act independently Find creative solutions to problems Handle highly confidential information Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Read, understand, interpret, clarify, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Train users in implemented systems 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: 19-MAR-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function To establish, coordinate, and supervise maintenance personnel in the installation, removal and maintenance of transit stops and terminals, and to establish restrooms agreements throughout Metro's service area. Organizes activities leading to solutions pertaining to issues concerning present and future bus stops. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, and assigns maintenance tasks such as the installation or removal of transit posts, signs, and zones, including layover zones, to ATU maintenance personnel Monitors and evaluates work performance of maintenance personnel in accordance with established policies and procedures to ensure that goals are met and assesses discipline when necessary Assesses training needs and develops training programs for maintenance personnel Provides technical advice and prepares complex technical reports and studies on stops and zones and related matters Evaluates transit zone sites to determine the best location for transit stops and informs appropriate personnel of the changes and/or modifications Establishes agreements with businesses to grant restroom privileges to bus operators Interacts with local government agencies to investigate and resolve complaints about transit stops Organizes and maintains inventory of various signs and orders stock as needed Reviews public utility and building construction engineering plans to determine impact on Metro operations Prepares proposals to various government agencies to obtain funds to improve transit stop and terminal facilities Supervises subordinate staff Conducts safety meetings on subjects related to tasks performed by maintenance personnel Accounts for subordinate and personal compliance with all of Metro's safety rules, polices, and procedures Contributes to and promotes compliance with Metro's EEO policies and programs Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field 2 years transit stops and zones experience OR 2 years of supervisory experience in transit operations Valid California Class C driver's license Traffic engineering experience desirable Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of establishing and maintaining public transportation stops and zones Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing the maintenance of transit stops, terminals, and restrooms Safety procedures related to transit stops and zones, their installation and maintenance Traffic engineering Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan, organize, and monitor the work of maintenance department Sketch stops and zones using fundamental drafting techniques Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Represent Metro before the public Supervise subordinate staff 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. (SA) *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-FEB-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Provides intermediate-level engineering support to Operations and support department projects in order to deliver service that is reliable, safe, and efficient for Metro customers and employees. Example Of Duties Compiles and analyzes data for engineering projects; recommends materials and equipment Provides engineering support for various departments Reads and interprets system drawings for all lines Assists in preparing feasibility studies/engineering reports and in managing smaller projects Develops scopes of work for projects Prepares plans, sketches, specifications, and estimates for design, construction, and modification of Metro facilities Reviews consultants' plans, sketches, certifications, and related documents for compliance with Metro standards and requirements Troubleshoots, modifies, and repairs engineering systems, software, and equipment issues Develops and researches permanent and sustainable solutions for issues; plans and implements preventive maintenance programs Prepares project reports and correspondence Performs project control activities, such as budget and schedule reviews Develops procedures for maintaining remote terminal units and computer systems for various applications Provides guidance and assistance to new or entry-level employees in operating engineering systems, software, and equipment Updates databases and maintains records of changes Represents Metro with construction/engineering/supplier community May respond to site emergencies Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Engineering, Electronics, Computer Science, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience One year of relevant experience performing engineering work in appropriate discipline; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience performing Civil Engineering work Experience designing roads, curbs, sidewalks, and/or drainage Experience providing engineering support during construction, including review of submittals, response to requests for information (RFIs), and/or assistance in evaluating requests for change Experience preparing plans and specifications for construction and/or maintenance engineering projects Experience designing according to the standards and approval processes of the City of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles, and/or local utility agencies Experience utilizing Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) software Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certification or Professional Engineer certification Knowledge: Design, construction, installation, and maintenance of electrical equipment Theories, principles, and practices of engineering Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Engineering hardware and software Local building and zoning codes Industry standard drawings Microsoft Office Suite applications Skills: Performing engineering work and calculations Performing diagnostic tests and repairs on engineering systems Reading, interpreting, and applying plans and specifications Comprehending electrical wiring diagrams and drawings Compiling and analyzing complex data Communicating effectively orally and in writing Abilities: Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Provide guidance and assistance to new or entry-level staff Adapt to a flexible work schedule Learn in a fast-paced environment and with on-the-job training and experience Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Travel to project sites 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. (JD) *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
Feb 15, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Directs overall activities associated with the daily operations and service delivery aspects of Metro′s Information Technology Services (ITS) Department. Example Of Duties Plans, directs, and coordinates the unit′s activities which operates and maintains the various delivery systems for voice, data, video, and other forms of electronic communications within the agency Directs and coordinates, through subordinate management and staff, the planning, design, engineering, implementation, installation, and maintenance of computer, network, and telecommunication systems; the administration of voice telephony systems; the operations of a Data and Network Operations Center; and the ITS Help Desk Develops and enforces policy and administrative procedures to govern the daily activities of assigned functional areas and resolution of technical issues; provides direction to subordinate staff on such matters Develops short- and long-range plans; establishes priorities, goals, and objectives for department and functional areas Develops studies and reports to evaluate productivity of functional areas and eliminate impediments to peak performance Plans and directs continuous technology and application systems support for Metro′s mission critical systems Develops and manages the preparation of the department's operating and capital budgets, monitoring and controlling expenditures, initiating procurements, approving payment of invoices, and developing financial and administrative studies and reports Directs and manages the preparation of requests for proposals; participates in proposal evaluation, vendor selection, and contract negotiation processes; monitors progress of consultant firms; and recommends payment for their services Enforces and participates in the department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs Coordinates and executes the business continuity and disaster recovery plan in the event of system or other catastrophic failure Reviews, approves, and delegates requests for IT related services Oversees the system compliance status of internal and external interfaces Ensures compliance with all applicable standards to ensure interoperability between different systems on the network Ensures adherence to all security measures required to protect the safety and integrity of all information contained within agency systems from attacks by internal and external forces Prepares monthly reports for Metro′s Board of Directors, Executive Committees, Service Sector Counsel Members, and Finance and Budget Committee Prepares and presents monthly status briefing for Metro′ s executive management and compiles monthly published reports for financial staff, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and Metro′s executive office Supervises, trains, and motivates assigned 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 assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business, Public Administration, Electrical Engineering, or a related field; Master's degree in a related field preferred Experience Five years of relevant management-level experience in information systems or telecommunications Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Project management experience for the construction of telecommunications rooms, technology infrastructure, radio towers/shelters or other related areas Experience managing projects in safety sensitive areas such as rail yards and right-of-ways, roof structures, and radio antenna towers Experience managing environmental systems including Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS), Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), and Fire and Life Safety (FLS) systems Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices associated with information and communications technologies, including hardware, software, storage, and distribution systems Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems for a public agency Advanced capabilities of large-scale and real-time computer systems Systems development life cycle using information engineering techniques Project management techniques and tools Local Area Networks (LANs) and Wide Area Networks (WANs), including associated data communications technologies Telecommunications transmission and switching systems Wireless technologies, including fixed and mobile systems Modern management theory Skills: Planning, organizing, and directing an information technology department Managing large-scale projects from inception to culmination Determining strategies to achieve goals utilizing a project management approach Thinking critically Analyzing situations, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of employees and outside representatives Promoting leadership in subordinate management staff Mediating and negotiating Abilities: Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Make verbal presentations supplemented by written materials Plan financial and staffing needs Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Supervise, train, coach, 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. (JD) *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-FEB-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 15, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Assists the Senior Executive Officer for Long Range Transportation and Mobility Corridor Planning in directing the mission, goals, and objectives of transit planning and programming, policy analysis, integration of systemwide elements, and capital planning in support of the strategies and programs in an assigned department within Countywide Planning and Development. Directs staff in the development of mobility corridor transit planning programs and studies, including the planning, designing, environmental clearing, and public engagement processes for new and substantially upgraded transportation corridors; these corridors include Heavy and Light Rail Transit, Bus Rapid Transit, Active Transportation and Rail Connectivity Projects. Example Of Duties Assists the Senior Executive Officer for Long Range Transportation and Mobility Corridor Planning in directing the overall programs of Metro's multi-modal planning and programming services by establishing goals, major priorities, and developing strategies and resolutions to major transportation issues of an assigned department Consults with and makes recommendations to Metro senior management, Board of Directors, and municipal and transportation officials on the direction, progress, and preparation of specific Countywide Planning and Development policies, programs, and projects within the assigned operational unit(s) Works with outside agencies and policy makers to secure support for programs and projects and create partnerships; chairs and serves as a member of inter-departmental and inter-agency committees Works with all departments in Countywide planning to coordinate systemwide elements of transit planning, including bus/rail interface, rail integration, location and adequacy of support facilities Directs the development of work plan goals, objectives, policies, procedures, budgets, and work standards while monitoring progress and areas for improvement Oversees and reviews funding applications for various programs Tracks and analyzes changes in local, state, and federal legislation and funding programs that affect assigned operational units as well as Metro's overall goals; and advocates for these programs as necessary and appropriate Develops new programs, projects, and plans in coordination with other Metro departments and outside agencies Monitors capital and operating budgets and adherence to policies and procedures Interacts with and represents Metro before elected officials, business, professional, civic, government, and community groups regarding Metro's plans, policies, programs, and services Directs the conduct of studies, investigations, and analyses; presents oral and written reports of findings and recommendations Maintains and updates long-range resource needs and contingencies to support Metro projects Develops short- and long-term staffing plans; supervises, motivates, mentors, and develops staff while maintaining a positive and productive work environment for growth, cooperation, and employee professional development Contributes to ensuring that Metro policies, programs, and initiatives are carried out Communicates Metro's safety vision and goals; oversees the implementation of agency and departmental safety rules, policies, and procedures; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration, Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Eight years of relevant senior management-level experience in transportation planning, programming, and project development or project planning, and management of new business opportunities Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) or other professional certification in Transportation Engineering, Environmental Planning, or a related field preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience directing the planning, design, and environmental clearance of regionally significant transit corridor projects and programs Experience managing transportation planning teams to ensure work is completed on-time and within budget Experience ensuring compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and/or the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Experience presenting complex information effectively and concisely both orally and in writing to board members, committees, and/or the public Knowledge: Theories, principles and practices of planning and development applicable to assigned area, which may include transportation planning, environmental planning, land use and urban planning, community development, affordable housing, and/or real estate development Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, and various transportation and/or community development funding sources Financial, analytical, and statistical procedures applicable to assigned area, which may include research, geo-spatial, and mathematical processes Administrative principles and methods, including goal setting, program and budget development and implementation Social, political, and environmental issues influencing transportation programs Principles of adaptive management and leadership Skill in: Planning, organizing, and implementing an integrated work program of for a major departmental division involving multi-modal planning, countywide planning, integration of all systemwide elements (bus/rail interface), grants management, and/or programming services Analyzing situations, identifying problems, implementing strategic solutions, and evaluating outcomes Providing detailed policy analysis and establishing and implementing comprehensive detailed policies, procedures, plans, work standards, internal controls, and other protocols Understanding, analyzing, and developing solutions to complex planning and design concepts Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Managing staff and budget resources toward realizing complex and multi-faceted work programs Determining strategies to achieve goals Communicating effectively orally and in writing to a wide variety of audiences Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees, outside representatives, elected officials, and the general public Mediating and negotiating complicated conversations, with a variety of stakeholders Abilities: Develop and implement policies, programs, and studies that realize agency goals Conduct planning studies and projects Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, contracts, and labor/management agreements Represent Metro before a variety of stakeholders, both internal and external Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships 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 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: 16-MAR-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 14, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Manages and oversees the planning and execution of communications, public relations, and marketing campaigns on Metro social media channels and across all paid media. This position specifically manages relationships with local, state and national traditional and non-traditional media outlets, coordinates media inquiries and conducts media interviews, writes news releases, articles, speeches and organizes press events. Example Of Duties Plans, prepares and oversees the execution of Metro advertising campaigns, including social media, digital, out of home (OOH), print, and broadcast Plans and executes annual department and ad hoc project-level strategic plans and campaigns Plans, prepares, and oversees the design, typesetting, and printing of publications Plans, prepares, and oversees the conceptual design, production, and distribution of video programs Manages, reviews, and edits content on Metro social media platforms Oversees special event production and execution Manages VIP (Very Important Person) tour program of the agency and construction projects Develops and manages relationships with print, electronic, and digital media providers/vendors Coordinates with social media content producers and community managers across the agency to implement best practices and train staff Writes, edits, and proofreads copy for all public information materials and video productions Oversees commercial filming program and manages vendor Plans and acquires photography and graphics for publications, and footage and other video-related elements for use in video productions Develops and monitors budgets and costs Collaborates with staff in other units of the communications department and outside departments Analyzes production contracts and vendors' performance and identifies solutions to minimize production and printing costs Prepares reports and recommendations on communications and promotional goals and activities Conducts surveys and research on publications; prepares reports and recommendations Prospects and generates new sales leads Supervises, trains, mentors, and motivates assigned 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 assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience performing work in marketing, advertising, or other communications programs; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications : Experience working in a media relations position Experience conducting live and telephonic interviews with print and electronic media Experience developing talking points and speeches for executives and elected officials Ability to read, write, speak, and understand Spanish Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of communications and public relations Mass communication techniques and promotional program management Digital marketing strategy and channels, content marketing, and social media Electronic media materials and processes, including advertising, copywriting, scriptwriting, production techniques, distribution, and placement Advertising and promotional tactics Special event production Video and print production processes and formats Print media materials and processes, including photographic, video, and graphic media Media planning and buying Finance and budget analysis Data research techniques Maintaining compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act Editing techniques; proofreading symbols and terminology English composition, grammar, and punctuation Modern management theory Skills: Planning strategic campaigns/programs for multiple focus areas Leading strategy, planning, and development of media campaigns Defining channels for use in campaigns, and where the approach is paid, earned, or owned Critical thinking Understanding the dynamics of today′s media landscape and its impact on Metro′s business and customers Reviewing, understanding and reporting data using analytics Performing data and statistical analysis Navigating Metro billing system Analyzing situations, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and evaluating outcome Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees, outside representatives, and public officials Mediating and negotiating Abilities: Distinguish best practices and approaches to various social media platforms Prioritize competing tasks Think and act independently Work independently and lead a team Make financial decisions within a budget; resolve budget discrepancies and reconcile invoices Synthesize complex information Apply and evaluate publication strategies Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, contracts, and labor/management agreements Represent Metro before the public and governmental entities Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Travel to offsite locations Supervise, train, 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. (SA) *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
Feb 13, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Performs journey-level analytical work in a human resources function, which may include recruiting and selection, hiring, compensation, training, benefits, leave management, and/or disability compliance in accordance with federal and state laws and guidelines, to meet the agency's needs; may be responsible for coordinating and maintaining programs in assigned area. Example Of Duties Performs journey-level analytical work related to one or more areas within Human Resources, including classification/compensation, recruitment/selection, or leave programs Analyzes, interprets, and remains up to date on applicable federal, state, and local regulations, policies, and procedures Conducts research, formulates recommendations, and prepares reports on various human resources subjects and studies Represents department on internal committees and/or task forces Gathers data for and prepares management for meetings Presents information during meetings Works with internal and external partners to determine needs and develops strategies to streamline processes Responds to human resources inquiries from employees and public Conducts recruitment and selection processes for non-union and union-represented jobs, works with hiring department representatives to develop selection criteria and materials, creates recruitment and selection plan, and reviews and evaluates applications, resumes, and other application materials Responds to departments on classification and compensation requests and issues, recommends compensation adjustments, makes recommendations for allocation or reallocation of positions, and develops and updates job descriptions Performs functions specific to the administration of Metro′s Medical Leave, Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Reasonable Accommodation, Fitness-for-Duty, and Employee Assistance Program policies; assists with the management of non-occupational medical leave of absence cases that are over 30 days old and facilitates employees′ return to work Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field Experience One year of relevant experience in Human Resources; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ′s) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA′s) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ′s will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ′s will not automatically be selected. Experience complying with Federal Drug and Alcohol Testing regulations 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 40 & 655 Experience administering an FTA Drug and Alcohol Program within a government agency with a large safety-sensitive population Experience working with onsite/mobile drug and alcohol testing vendors Successful completion of the Substance Abuse Management and Program Compliance training by the Transportation Safety Institute within the past two years Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of human resources management as they relate to the assigned unit, e.g., recruitment, selection, compensation, workforce well-being, disability compliance, etc.li> Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources management for a public agency EEO and Affirmative Action rules and regulations Collective bargaining agreements Research and report preparation methods Skills: Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making conclusions and recommendations Researching, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data Communicating effectively orally and in writing Various forms of communication, including non-verbal, formal, informal, face-to-face, internet, etc. Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Abilities: Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and labor/management agreements Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Handle highly confidential information Utilize applicable business software applications Compile, analyze, and manage data Apply mathematical computations and formulas 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 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: 26-FEB-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 13, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Performs journey-level analytical work in a human resources function, which may include recruiting and selection, hiring, compensation, training, benefits, leave management, and/or disability compliance in accordance with federal and state laws and guidelines, to meet the agency's needs; may be responsible for coordinating and maintaining programs in assigned area. Example Of Duties Performs journey-level analytical work related to one or more areas within Human Resources, including classification/compensation, recruitment/selection, or leave programs Analyzes, interprets, and remains up to date on applicable federal, state, and local regulations, policies, and procedures Conducts research, formulates recommendations, and prepares reports on various human resources subjects and studies Represents department on internal committees and/or task forces Gathers data for and prepares management for meetings Presents information during meetings Works with internal and external partners to determine needs and develops strategies to streamline processes Responds to human resources inquiries from employees and public Conducts recruitment and selection processes for non-union and union-represented jobs, works with hiring department representatives to develop selection criteria and materials, creates recruitment and selection plan, and reviews and evaluates applications, resumes, and other application materials Responds to departments on classification and compensation requests and issues, recommends compensation adjustments, makes recommendations for allocation or reallocation of positions, and develops and updates job descriptions Performs functions specific to the administration of Metro′s Medical Leave, Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Reasonable Accommodation, Fitness-for-Duty, and Employee Assistance Program policies; assists with the management of non-occupational medical leave of absence cases that are over 30 days old and facilitates employees′ return to work Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field Experience One year of relevant experience in Human Resources; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ′s) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA′s) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ′s will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ′s will not automatically be selected. Experience overseeing employee Leave of Absences cases. Experience complying with state and federal leave laws (Family Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, Pregnancy Disability Leave etc.) and other statutorily mandated leave is desirable Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of human resources management as they relate to the assigned unit, e.g., recruitment, selection, compensation, workforce well-being, disability compliance, etc.li> Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources management for a public agency EEO and Affirmative Action rules and regulations Collective bargaining agreements Research and report preparation methods Skills: Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making conclusions and recommendations Researching, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data Communicating effectively orally and in writing Various forms of communication, including non-verbal, formal, informal, face-to-face, internet, etc. Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Abilities: Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and labor/management agreements Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Handle highly confidential information Utilize applicable business software applications Compile, analyze, and manage data Apply mathematical computations and formulas 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 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-MAR-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 13, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Performs entry-level work in support of various human resources functions, which may include recruiting and selection, hiring, compensation, leave management, and/or disability compliance in accordance with federal and state laws and guidelines to meet the agency's needs; may be responsible for coordinating and maintaining programs in assigned area. Example Of Duties Performs entry-level work in support of one or more areas within Human Resources including classification/compensation, recruitment/selection, or leave programs; assists with administering current program Maintains confidential paper and electronic files Schedules and coordinates meetings Provides assistance in the interpretation of assigned human resources program procedures and regulations to management Acts as a resource for employees regarding policy and procedures questions and assists in resolving human resources related problems Researches information as it relates to assigned area Conducts research, formulates recommendations, and prepares reports on various human resources subjects and studies Assists with the preparation of reports, presentations, and documentation; maintains accurate records and files Supports functions specific to assigned unit, including drafting and processing correspondence; contacting internal and external customers via phone, e-mail, and fax; scheduling meetings; and opening and maintaining case files Responds to human resources inquiries from employees and public Stays up to date on new trends, legislation, and innovations in the field of human resources Conducts analyses involving compensation and classification, recruitment and selection strategies, or leave program administration; assists with responding to and resolving concerns Coordinates recruitment and selection processes for non-union and union-represented jobs, works with hiring department representatives to develop selection criteria and materials, creates recruitment and selection plan, and reviews and evaluates applications, resumes and other application materials Assists departments on classification and compensation requests and issues, recommending compensation adjustments, making recommendations for allocation or reallocation of positions, and developing and updating job descriptions Assists with the administration of Metro′s Medical Leave, Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Reasonable Accommodation, Fitness-for-Duty, and Employee Assistance Program policies; assists with the management of non-occupational medical leave of absence cases that are over 30 days old and facilitates employees′ return to work Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field Experience None required Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ′s) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA′s) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ′s will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ′s will not automatically be selected. Experience supporting ADA, disability, or return to work programs in a unionized environment Experience complying with Americans with Disabilities Act and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of human resources management as they relate to the assigned unit, e.g., recruitment, selection, compensation, well-being services, disability compliance, etc.li> Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources management for a public agency EEO and Affirmative Action rules and regulations Collective bargaining agreements Research and report preparation methods Skills: Analyzing situations and identifying problems Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Researching, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data Communicating effectively both orally and in-writing Interacting professionally with various levels of the organization and external entities Preparing reports and correspondence Abilities: Understand, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, contracts, laws, regulations, and labor/ management agreements Prioritize and manage work to meet deadlines Handle highly confidential information Utilize applicable business software applications Compile, analyze, and manage 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. 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 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-MAR-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Oversees, directs, and coordinates Metro's capital project construction delivery. Example Of Duties Oversees contractor activities and major construction projects Develops and implements policies and procedures for the planning, organizing, coordinating, and controlling of major construction projects Coordinates Metro construction engineers and agency support teams, such as Safety, Environmental, Quality, and Engineering. Coordinates rail design and construction activities with utilities, public and private organizations, and other individuals Assists in negotiating with contractors regarding changes to design, construction work scope, and schedules Monitors compliance with construction contract terms to ensure that contracted work is on schedule, within budget, and complies with technical and legal requirements Oversees preparation of final design documents, bid forms, pre-bid conferences, and evaluation of received proposals Prepares construction project status reports and updates Has budget accountability for assigned area or more than one specialty area 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 consultants and consultants in the execution of DS and CMSS Manages assigned staff directly and through subordinate management team Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or a related field Experience Five years of relevant management-level experience in construction management or engineering, requiring management experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements State of California Professional Engineer or Architecture certificate may be required A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Occasional exposure to weather, physical, mechanical, electrical and chemical hazards during site visits Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience managing new rail transit projects Experience managing integration between different transit rail systems and existing environment Experience detailing and recording operational performance requirements of the overall rail transit system and translating these into interface design requirements Experience participating in or overseeing the testing, commissioning, and start-up/activation of new rail transit lines Experience managing or overseeing the design of a new rail transit system, including traction power, Overhead Catenary System (OCS) or Third Rail, signaling/train control, communications, mechanical, and system-wide electrical systems Experience managing or overseeing the construction of a new rail transit systems, including traction power, Overhead Catenary System (OCS) or Third Rail, signaling/train control, communications, mechanical, and system-wide electrical systems Knowledge: Construction means and methods Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations governing the design, procurement, and construction of heavy civil transportation projects for a public agency Contract language and bidding process Theories, principles, and practices of construction techniques, and engineering related to the construction of heavy civil transportation projects Industry accepted project management and construction management practices and principles Human resources practices and modern management theory Budgets and budgeting process Business computer use and applications related to contract scheduling and financial recordkeeping Skill In: Planning, organizing, and directing the activities of design, construction, consultant, and other project personnel in a matrix organization Reviewing and analyzing complex construction proposals, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations, and evaluating outcomes Negotiating contract terms, administering contracts, and monitoring multiple contracts to ensure compliance with schedule, budget, and specifications Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees, the Board of Directors, and outside representatives Communicating effectively orally and in writing Leadership Effective meeting management Reading and understanding complicated documents Time management Abilities: Manage all phases of a major construction project from planning through closeout Develop and implement an effective Project Management Plan Deal with confrontational discussions Resolve complex construction changes, claims, and other project issues Handle sensitive information Work effectively with both internal and external parties to the project Provide effective direction and manage assigned staff Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Speak in public Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Determine strategies to achieve goals Plan financial and staffing needs Establish and implement policies and procedures 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. 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: 09-MAR-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Conducts complex senior-level analytical work in support of a human resources management function, which may include recruiting & selection, hiring, compensation, training and benefits, leave management and/or disability compliance in accordance with federal and state laws and guidelines that will ultimately contribute meaningfully to the goals and mission of the organization; provides exceptional customer service to internal and external stakeholders. Example Of Duties Performs complex senior-level analytical work related to one or more areas within Human Resources including classification/compensation, recruitment/selection, or leave programs Provides guidance to other team members on complex human resources management projects and programs Analyzes various human resources problems and provides solutions Researches and writes responses to inquiries from executive officers, department heads, employees, and other sources regarding human resources practices of assigned area Conducts complex recruitment and selection processes for non-union and union-represented jobs, works with hiring department representatives to develop selection criteria and materials, creates recruitment and selection plan, and reviews and evaluates applications, resumes and other application materials Responds to departments′ complex classification and compensation requests and issues, recommends compensation adjustments, makes recommendations for allocation or reallocation of positions, and develops and updates job descriptions Performs complex functions specific to the administration of Metro′s Medical Leave, Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Reasonable Accommodation, Fitness-for-Duty, and Employee Assistance Program policies; assists with the management of non-occupational medical leave of absence cases that are over 30 days old and facilitates employees′ return to work Calculates and analyzes costs related to assigned area Conducts and responds to complex human resources surveys Investigates and resolves complex grievances and/or complaints from employees regarding human resources practices Communicates and interacts effectively with representatives, both internal and external of Metro, regarding various human resources policies, issues, etc. Prepares reports and memoranda for management and outside agencies Performs special projects as required Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred Experience Three years of relevant experience in Human Resources; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ′s) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA′s) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ′s will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ′s will not automatically be selected. Experience supporting ADA, disability, or return to work programs in a unionized environment Experience complying with Americans with Disabilities Act and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of human resources, especially as they relate to the assigned unit, e.g., recruitment, selection, compensation, workforce well-being, etc. Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources management for a public agency EEO rules and regulations Collective bargaining agreements Research and report preparation methods Skills: Performing complex human resources work in a specialty area assigned Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making conclusions and recommendations Researching, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data Communicating effectively orally and in writing Various forms of communication, including non-verbal, formal, informal, face-to-face, internet, etc. Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Abilities: Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and labor/management agreements Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Handle highly confidential information Utilize applicable business software applications Compile and analyze data Apply mathematical computations and formulas Think and act independently Create and revise job specifications 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 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: 03-MAR-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Conducts complex senior-level analytical work in support of a human resources management function, which may include recruiting & selection, hiring, compensation, training and benefits, leave management and/or disability compliance in accordance with federal and state laws and guidelines that will ultimately contribute meaningfully to the goals and mission of the organization; provides exceptional customer service to internal and external stakeholders. Example Of Duties Performs complex senior-level analytical work related to one or more areas within Human Resources including classification/compensation, recruitment/selection, or leave programs Provides guidance to other team members on complex human resources management projects and programs Analyzes various human resources problems and provides solutions Researches and writes responses to inquiries from executive officers, department heads, employees, and other sources regarding human resources practices of assigned area Conducts complex recruitment and selection processes for non-union and union-represented jobs, works with hiring department representatives to develop selection criteria and materials, creates recruitment and selection plan, and reviews and evaluates applications, resumes and other application materials Responds to departments′ complex classification and compensation requests and issues, recommends compensation adjustments, makes recommendations for allocation or reallocation of positions, and develops and updates job descriptions Performs complex functions specific to the administration of Metro′s Medical Leave, Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Reasonable Accommodation, Fitness-for-Duty, and Employee Assistance Program policies; assists with the management of non-occupational medical leave of absence cases that are over 30 days old and facilitates employees′ return to work Calculates and analyzes costs related to assigned area Conducts and responds to complex human resources surveys Investigates and resolves complex grievances and/or complaints from employees regarding human resources practices Communicates and interacts effectively with representatives, both internal and external of Metro, regarding various human resources policies, issues, etc. Prepares reports and memoranda for management and outside agencies Performs special projects as required Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred Experience Three years of relevant experience in Human Resources; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ′s) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA′s) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ′s will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ′s will not automatically be selected. Experience overseeing employee Leave of Absences cases. Experience complying with state and federal leave laws (Family Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, Pregnancy Disability Leave etc.) and other statutorily mandated leave is desirable Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of human resources, especially as they relate to the assigned unit, e.g., recruitment, selection, compensation, workforce well-being, etc. Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources management for a public agency EEO rules and regulations Collective bargaining agreements Research and report preparation methods Skills: Performing complex human resources work in a specialty area assigned Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making conclusions and recommendations Researching, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data Communicating effectively orally and in writing Various forms of communication, including non-verbal, formal, informal, face-to-face, internet, etc. Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Abilities: Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and labor/management agreements Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Handle highly confidential information Utilize applicable business software applications Compile and analyze data Apply mathematical computations and formulas Think and act independently Create and revise job specifications 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 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: 03-MAR-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Performs complex analytical work in support of the pension and benefits and unemployment insurance administration functions. Example Of Duties Directs preparation of the design, Request for Proposal (RFP), written communication instruments, and implementation procedures for Metro′s Flexible Benefits Program, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and other insurance programs, and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) Oversees annual review process for all group insurance plans, which includes negotiating proposed rates, plan changes, and changes in providers Meets with Group Plan Providers and Benefit Consultants to coordinate preparation, printing, and distribution of books, certificates, and contracts for all group plans, and to discuss relevant federal and state legislation that may affect group plans Administers Unemployment Insurance Program, including processing claims and attending appeal hearings Provides technical information relating to employee benefit plans for labor negotiations, as needed Designs, coordinates, and implements Retirement and Financial Planning Seminars for Metro employees Completes benefit surveys from other employers, benefit consulting firms, and healthcare consulting firms Ensures timely processing of invoice payments for unemployment Insurance, benefits consultants, and Retirement and Financial Planning Seminars Assists employees in resolving issues relating to their benefits and pension plans Researches and writes responses to inquiries from executive officers, department heads, employees, consultants, brokers, and account executives Prepares reports to the Board of Directors, management, and outside agencies Performs special projects as requested by management Acts as Pension and Benefits Supervisor when assigned Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Business, Public Administration, or a related field Experience Three years of relevant experience in the area of benefits administration for a public agency; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment; experience administering an unemployment insurance program and lead or supervisory-level experience preferred Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ′s) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA′s) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ′s will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ′s will not automatically be selected. Experience analyzing eligibility and calculating contributions for a union represented Health and Welfare Trust Fund Experience utilizing an HRIS System such as Oracle Advanced Benefits module Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of pensions, benefits and unemployment insurance administration Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing pension and benefits administration and unemployment insurance for a public agency Research and report preparation methods Skills: Performing complex pension, benefits, and unemployment insurance administration work Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making conclusions and recommendations Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Abilities: Manage a project from inception to culmination Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Compile and analyze complex data Handle highly confidential information Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Lead staff members providing work direction and guidance, when required 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 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-FEB-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Performs analytical work in support of the pension and benefits and unemployment insurance administration functions. Example Of Duties Participates in the preparation of the design, Request for Proposal (RFP), written communication instruments, and implementation procedures for Metro′s Flexible Benefits Program, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and other insurance programs, and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) Oversees annual review process for all group insurance plans, plan changes, and changes in providers Meets with group plan providers and benefit consultants to coordinate preparation, printing, and distribution of books, certificates, and contracts for all group plans, and to discuss relevant federal and state legislation that may affect group plans Prepares and reviews historical data to generate retirement benefit estimates, vested benefits, withdrawals and rollovers, death benefits, pension refunds, and other related information; provides accurate information during personal retirement counseling meetings Calculates pension benefits by utilizing the concepts of interpolation and actuarial equivalency to verify accuracy of benefit Designs, coordinates, and implements retirement and financial planning seminars for Metro employees Assists employees in resolving issues relating to their benefits and/or pension plans Maintains active and retiree files, and makes necessary updates as reported Administers the Unemployment Insurance Program, including processing claims and attending appeal hearings Reviews forms, medical documents, and pension documents for accuracy Provides technical information relating to employee benefit plans for labor negotiations, as needed Completes benefit surveys from other employers, benefit consulting firms, and healthcare consulting firms Ensures timely processing of invoice payments for unemployment Insurance, benefits consultants, and Retirement and Financial Planning Seminars Researches and writes responses to inquiries from executive officers, department heads, employees, consultants, brokers, and account executives Prepares reports for the Board of Directors, management, and outside agencies Performs other major projects as assigned by department leadership Acts as Pension and Benefits Supervisor when assigned Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Business, Public Administration, or a related field Experience One year of relevant experience in the area of benefits administration for a public agency; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment; experience administering an unemployment insurance program preferred Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ′s) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA′s) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ′s will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ′s will not automatically be selected. Experience analyzing eligibility and calculating contributions for a union represented Health and Welfare Trust Fund Experience utilizing an HRIS System such as Oracle Advanced Benefits module Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of pension and benefits, and unemployment insurance administration Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing pension and benefits administration, and unemployment insurance for a public agency Research and report preparation methods Mathematical concepts Applicable business software applications Skills: Performing pension, benefits, and unemployment insurance administration work Managing and prioritizing multiple tasks or projects from inception to completion Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making conclusions and recommendations Communicating effectively orally and in writing Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Listening to and understanding complex situations Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Abilities: Compile and analyze complex data Handle highly confidential and sensitive information Lead staff members providing work direction and guidance, when required Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements 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) 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: 25-FEB-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Performs highly complex analytical and sensitive work related to one or more areas within a human resources (HR) function, including recruiting and selection, hiring, compensation, training, benefits, leave management, and/or disability compliance in accordance with federal and state laws and guidelines; may supervise, assign, review, and participate in the work of staff responsible for a personnel services program. Example Of Duties Performs highly complex and sensitive work related to one or more areas within Human Resources, including classification/compensation, recruitment/selection, or leave programs Provides guidance for other team members on complex human resources management projects and programs Gathers data and identifies and forecasts program costs Communicates with various levels of management and external vendors Plans, conducts, and takes the lead or project management role on major projects; reviews and evaluates results Administers and oversees human resources programs Coordinates and leads committee meetings and/or other established meetings Recommends new policies or programs to meet unforeseen or unmet agency-wide needs Conducts training on HR policies and procedures agency-wide Prepares monthly and annual required reports Researches and writes responses to inquiries from executive officers, department heads, and employees Investigates and resolves complex grievances and/or complaints from employees regarding human resources practices Conducts highly complex recruitment and selection processes for non-union and union-represented jobs, works with hiring department representatives to develop selection criteria and materials, creates recruitment and selection plan, and reviews and evaluates applications, resumes, and other application materials Responds to departments highly complex classification and compensation requests and issues, recommends compensation adjustments, makes recommendations for allocation or reallocation of positions, and develops and updates job descriptions Performs highly complex functions specific to the administration of Metro′s Medical Leave, Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Reasonable Accommodation, Fitness-for-Duty, and Employee Assistance Program policies; assists with the management of non-occupational medical leave of absence cases that are over 30 days old and facilitates employees′ return to work Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred Experience Five years of relevant experience in a human resources function, including recruiting and selection, hiring, compensation, training, benefits, leave management, and/or disability compliance; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ′s) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA′s) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ′s will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ′s will not automatically be selected. Experience generating reports, conducting data analytics, and program trending and analysis Experience consulting strategically in regards to confidential, high-risk, and complex issues Experience complying with state and federal leave laws (Family Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, Pregnancy Disability Leave etc.) and other statutorily mandated leave is desirable Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of human resources, especially as they relate to the assigned unit, e.g., recruitment, selection, compensation, workforce well-being, etc. Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources management for a public agency EEO and Affirmative Action rules and regulations Collective bargaining agreements Research and report preparation methods Forecasting and planning methods Item Analysis techniques Applicable business software applications Skills: Performing complex human resources work in a specialty area assigned Managing a project from inception to culmination Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making conclusions and recommendations Communicating effectively orally and in writing Various forms of communication, including non-verbal, formal, informal, face-to-face, internet, etc. Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervising, training, and mentoring staff Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Abilities: Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and labor/management agreements Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Handle highly confidential information Utilize applicable business software applications Compile and analyze data Apply mathematical computations and formulas Think and act independently Create and revise job specifications 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 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: 03-MAR-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Performs information systems support and analysis for a specified function or area within a department and ensures that all concerns are addressed and closed within the prescribed practices and required timeline. Example Of Duties Performs systems analysis and provides systems support in a specified application area Develops, oversees, and maintains information systems Produces various reports for functional areas Consults with staff from functional areas and users to determine information processing needs and to design/identify specific training programs Designs technical systems specifications describing information processing functions required by the users Evaluates and recommends use of commercial software in application area Provides input to consultants regarding user needs and acceptability of alternatives for development of assigned systems Coordinates with systems programmers Evaluates systems to ensure that user requirements are properly satisfied Troubleshoots, analyzes, and resolves user and systems problems Monitors system performance and integrity Designs and implements upgrades to user interface Communicates system upgrade needs to ITS (Information Technology Services) Responds to system emergencies Researches and prepares reports, systems training manuals, and technical systems documentation Monitors historic data to ensure proper records retention Participates in the department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field Experience One year of relevant experience performing work within a department leading to an understanding of systems for computerization or programming in FOCUS and other user-oriented languages Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience administrating Project Management and Service Management tools and methodologies Experience configuring and administrating Project Portfolio Management (PPM), and Service Management Tools Experience designing business rules, workflows, and requirements documentation Experience developing ad-hoc and template reports in Excel, in Access, and in Business Intelligence (BI) tools, such as, Power BI, Tableau, Domo, and Oracle BI. Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of specified application areas and systems analysis and design Applicable software, such as Crystal Reports, .NET Framework, etc. Analysis, research procedures, and reconciliation of information Capabilities of large-scale computer systems Personal computer hardware and software System administration, security practices, and user management Query generation, data organization, and database design Statistical analysis and data interpretation Skill in Analyzing and designing information systems in a specified application area Listening to users, interpreting needs, and providing support Managing database information and developing data warehouses, using systems such as Oracle Database Application utilization, maintenance, planning, troubleshooting, and upgrades, such as Crystal Reports Basic programming languages, such as SQL (Structured Query Language), Crystal Syntax, etc. Troubleshooting system problems and developing solutions Preparing easily consumable reports, professional e-mails, and correspondence Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Abilities Compile, analyze, and communicate system information and data Think and act independently Find creative solutions to problems Handle highly confidential information Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Read, understand, interpret, clarify, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Train users in implemented systems 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.(EB) *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-FEB-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 07, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Directs the overall operation of the Facilities Engineering Department and directs and administers all Operations Bus Facilities′ Capital Projects to ensure projects are conducted on schedule and within budget. Example Of Duties Directs and plans departmental functions such as Capital Projects, Engineering Service Requests, the Permit Desk, and Facilities Engineering departmental support system-wide Directs and oversees the development and administration of the annual Capital and Operating budgets for Facilities Engineering Directs all Bus Facilities Capital Projects, including all aspects of engineering and construction, technical support, schedules, budget, funding, grants management, staffing, agency reporting, and prioritization of work Directs the development and implementation of work plan goals, objectives, policies, procedures, budget, and work standards for the Facilities Engineering Department Directs, plans, assigns, monitors, and evaluates the work of assigned staff Establishes, maintains, implements, and audits cost and schedule management activities for all Bus Facilities Capital projects to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and plans Develops procurement and contract strategies for professional services or construction contracts that result in optimal execution and delivery of the project scope Analyzes federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations to determine impact on engineering and construction of capital projects Coordinates with other Engineering Directors to plan and prioritize the department′s work and to provide staff assignment to each project Reviews, analyzes, and interprets project design and construction budgets, schedules, and costs to ensure conformance with authorized scope, time, and dollar requirements Reviews, analyzes, and monitors actual project performance related to budget, cost, and schedule management activities Identifies problems and recommends resolutions to budget, cost, and schedule-related activities Prepares and presents reports to management, the Board of Directors, outside agencies, and the public Directs performance and evaluates work of consultants to ensure compliance and consistency with agency, department, and project objectives Confers with Metro management, staff, government officials, contractors, and consultants regarding engineering and construction matters relating to bus facility improvements Represents Metro before the public, governmental entities, associations, professional organizations, and at other meetings Directs, supervises, and mentors assigned staff comprised of engineers, architects, and other technical trades Directs, 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 assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction, Business, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Five years of relevant management-level experience in project management of transit-related or heavy civil projects Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements California license as a Professional Engineer (PE), Geologist, or Architect may be required A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience working in a transportation environment with a focus in regional rail such as Class 1 railroads, Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA), California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA), Caltrans, and other related local jurisdictions Experience managing multiple capital projects Experience supervising personnel on multiple capital projects Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of engineering and project management, including budget cost management Capital and operating budgets Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing the construction of transit facilities for a public agency Engineering and construction concepts Public agency procurement procedures and contract administration Applicable business software applications Modern management theory Skill In: Directing, planning, and organizing all the activities of an engineering and construction department for a large public agency Developing, directing, and implementing major capital and operational programs Determining strategies to achieve goals Preparing complex comprehensive reports and correspondence Establishing and implementing policies and procedures Analyzing situations, identifying problems, developing and recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees, Board of Directors, and outside representatives Directing, supervising, training, mentoring, and motivating assigned staff Mediation and negotiation Abilities 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 Make financial decisions within a budget Plan financial and staffing needs Compile, analyze, and interpret 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. 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. (JMC) *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: 05-MAR-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 04, 2020
Full Time
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 15, 2020 to July 22, 2020 Monday through Wednesday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Fall semester follow up meetings on Saturdays (Tentative): September 12, October 10, November 14 and December 12, 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 2020 at a middle school or high school within LA County Principal recommendation for Fall 2020 assignment 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 be considered, online applications must be submitted by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, March 13, 2020. Selected candidates will be notified by May 1, 2020. Please note: upload a signed letter of recommendation and commitment from the school principal for the Fall 2020 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: 13-MAR-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Feb 01, 2020
Full Time
*Full-time status and wage available contingent on staffing needs and seniority* Basic Function Under close supervision, operates public transit buses, collects fares, transports passengers, and performs safety inspection of bus equipment. 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 a K-4 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: 28-FEB-20