Administrator of Transit, Jefferson City MO
Open Until Filled
Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT)
Administrator of Transit
Date Posted: 08/14/2014 - Open Until Filled
District/Division/Office: MoDOT / Central Office / Multimodal Operations Division
Location of Vacancy: 105 West Capitol Avenue, Jefferson City
Min. Monthly Salary: $5,641.00
Notice: This position will remain opened until filled. Please be informed that the first review of the applicant pool will be done within a month of the position being posted. In order to be considered for this position you must apply online at www.modot.org.
The administrator of transit leads and supervises the work activities of the transit section staff and provides technical assistance as well as federal and state financial assistance to public transit agencies, specialized mobility providers, and metropolitan planning organizations. Responsibilities are performed under general supervision.
- Bachelor's Degree: Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field.
- Nine years of experience in positions relating to transportation, administration or financial assistance programs.
Special Working Conditions/Job Characteristics:
The ideal candidate has a positive attitude, is passionate about public service, has strong leadership skills, and has strong work ethic. Must be a quick learner, strategic thinker who has good public speaking skills, and is well organized.
Examples of Work:
- Responds to transit related inquiries from transit agencies, United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO's), other department sections, state agencies, other states, and the general public.
- Supervises the transit staff in planning, analyzing and project implementation activities; ensures program adherence to federal and state requirements.
- Analyzes proposed federal and state transportation legislation and provides reports regarding potential transit implications of the proposed legislation.
- Monitors and reviews the progress towards completion of state and federal grants administered by department's transit section.
- Reviews bid solicitations, addendums, tabulations, evaluations, and bid awards for transit vehicles, equipment, and facilities directly or indirectly procured by the department.
- Reviews and documents transit information for inclusion in department performance measures, the State Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP), and special reports.
- Testifies on behalf of department on issues related to state transit appropriations/legislation; completes response routing record responses from legislative inquiries.
- Performs supervisory responsibilities in a manner consistent with the department's Affirmative Action Program.
- Performs other responsibilities as required or assigned.
To Apply Please Go To: http://www.modot.org/jobs/Central_District_and_Headquarters/index.htm
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