Administrative, Operations, Policy and Planning, Project Management
4 Year Degree
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JOB SUMMARY Under general direction, plans, organizes, oversees, coordinates, and reviews the work of staff performing complex professional support related to transit and rail programs, including public transit and passenger rail planning; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the Director of Transit and Rail in areas of expertise; assists with the development, management, and implementation of County-wide and regional transportation priorities; and performs related work as required.
Supervision Received and Exercised Receives general direction from the Director of Transit and Rail. Exercises direct and general supervision over professional, technical, and administrative support staff.
This is a management classification that manages, directs, coordinates, and participates in transit and rail programs, including public transit and passenger rail planning, programming, and implementation activities. This class provides professional-level assistance to the Director of Transit and Rail in a variety of administrative, coordinative, analytical, and liaison capacities. Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of public policy, SBCTA functions and activities, and the ability to assist in the development and implementation of transit and rail programs, projects, and services. This class is distinguished from the Director of Transit and Rail in that the latter has overall responsibility for all functions of the Transit and Rail Department and for developing, implementing, and interpreting public policy.
EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
Generate, track, and monitor right of use documentation such as notices to property owners, licenses, leases, and agreements that generate revenue.
Work in coordination with the Finance Department to identify methods for tracking and collecting fees that are due.
Review and provide recommendations for issues relating to property management including excess property matters.
Lead and oversee the work of consultants and contractor teams relating to railroad right-of-way efforts and coordination.
Appraise property rights, land acquisition, and management activities.
Work in coordination with a variety of public and private agencies such as Metrolink, cities, railroads, etc.
Regularly attend and make presentations at SBCTA committee meetings as well as attend and provide input for other public meetings in order to address right-of-way issues.
Research and respond to inquiries and requests in support of management staff.
Develop and standardize procedures and methods to improve and monitor the success of assigned programs and identify opportunities for improvement.
Develop requests for proposal and qualifications for professional services related to right-of-way as well as participate in the evaluation and negotiation process.
Monitor consultant contracts for compliance with SBCTA policies and project budgets, review and update contract deliverables, coordinate reviews, track billings, and resolve discrepancies.
Prepare resolutions for abandonment, extinguishment, property purchase, and sale.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Principles and practices of transit and rail program goal setting, development, implementation, and evaluation.
Concepts, principles, and practices of multimodal transit and passenger rail planning, implementation, and operations.
Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review and evaluation, and the training of staff in work procedures.
Basic principles and practices of budget development, administration, and accountability.
Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of projects, programs, policies, procedures, and operational needs.
Recent and on-going developments, current literature, and sources of information related to transit programs and services.
Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility.
Record keeping principles and procedures.
Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.
English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
Techniques for effectively representing SBCTA in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, various business, professional, educational, and regulatory organizations, and the public.
Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and SBCTA staff.
Recommend and implement goals, objectives, and practices for providing effective and efficient services.
Provide administrative and professional leadership for the department and SBCTA.
Develop, plan, coordinate, and implement a variety of transit and rail programs and services suited to the needs of the community and SBCTA.
Conduct complex research projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical reports.
Effectively represent the department and SBCTA in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals.
Manage and monitor complex programs and projects, on-time and within budget.
Interpret, apply, and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
Plan, organize, assign, review, and evaluate the work of staff; train staff in work procedures.
Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques.
Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Education and/or Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Business, Public Administration, Real Estate or a closely related field and at least three (3) years of progressively responsible analytical or administrative experience in management of real property for public use and/or negotiating the leasing and management of properties for commercial revenue or public use. Licenses and Certifications:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License and proof of automobile liability insurance by time of appointment.
Additional Salary Information: Plus benefits
Internal Number: 2018-00022
About San Bernardino County Transportation Authority
San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) is the council of governments and transportation planning agency for San Bernardino County. SBCTA is responsible for cooperative regional planning and furthering an efficient multi-modal transportation system countywide. SBCTA serves the 2.1 million residents of San Bernardino County.As the County Transportation Commission, SBCTA supports freeway construction projects, regional and local road improvements, train and bus transportation, railroad crossings, call boxes, ridesharing, congestion management efforts and long-term planning studies. SBCTA administers Measure I, the half-cent transportation sales tax approved by county voters in 1989.