Transit Services Coordinator

Compensation: Hiring salary range: $25.58 - $34.56/hour D.O.E.

General Description/Information

Coordinates the submittal of transit grant applications and manages contracts, programs and the grant management system. Serves as a liaison with contractors and community groups.

Responsibilities/Duties

This is a lead position affording guidance to other positions performing the same tasks. This lead position also reviews workloads, assigns work and coaches employees with specialized instructions and practices for job accomplishments. Lead personnel may contribute to other employees’ performance evaluations, assist with the hiring process by interviewing and making recommendations and providing input to supervisory staff.

Serves as the liaison with contractors, community groups, and government organizations to resolve issues and provide information.

Monitors contracts to ensure compliance with agreements and requirements.

Assist with the grant management process by cooperating with regional jurisdictions and City departments, directing regulatory compliance of local governments and monitoring expenditures of funds.

Assists with the development of capital and operating budgets, programs and projects.

Monitors and evaluates contractor compliance for the City’s fixed route, paratransit and streetcar services.

Assists with the development and coordination of Intergovernmental Agreements (IGAs), and transit grant applications for funding assistance.

Develops, reviews and organizes a variety of high-level written correspondence.

Develops, reviews and organizes a variety of financial analysis utilizing Excel.

Serves as staff liaison for community groups, such as the Department’s Transit Task Force.

Participates in long range transit planning efforts with local and regional partners.

Must have initiative and desire to work in a team environment while achieving individual and City goals.

Coordinates, develops, and updates various transit plans as necessary (e.g. transit asset management plans, fleet management plans, etc.).

Qualifications/Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Business Management or closely related field.

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years of experience in managing and/or overseeing public transit grants and overseeing contracted fixed route, paratransit and streetcar services.

An equivalent combination of experience training and certification that provides desired knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in in Planning, Public Administration, Business Management or closely related field.

At least 3 years of experience in managing contract and/or grant compliance, managing complex projects and overseeing contractors preferred.

Experience in public transportation operations and service management preferred.

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