Transit Systems 2022-11-22 2022-12-27

Director, Light Rail Operations

Sacramento Regional Transit District
Sacramento, California

Job ID: 145953
Job Status: Full-time

SALARY: $121,308.00 - $169,788.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Light Rail Operations

OPENING DATE: 11/22/22

RECRUITMENT TYPE: Internal/External

THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED. APPLICATIONS ARE REVIEWED AS RECEIVED, AND INTERVIEWS WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR MOST QUALIFIED CANDIDATES, AS APPLICATIONS ARE REVIEWED.

DMV PRINTOUT IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION
Only DMV printouts issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles are acceptable. As a result of the current COVID-19 State of Emergency, SacRT will accept online DMV printouts until further notice.

DESCRIPTION:
The purpose of this position is to direct the District's light rail vehicle operations. This is accomplished by evaluating and supervising operations personnel, creating and updating operating rules and procedures, preparing operating plans for expanded service, monitoring the application of labor agreements for work assignments, preparing and monitoring operating and capital budgets, and developing and reviewing appropriate training programs. Other duties include performing administrative tasks.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Directs the light rail operations department by evaluating and supervising transportation personnel, reviewing performance statistics, preparing division notices referencing operation practices, creating and updating operating rules/procedures, preparing an operating plan for expanded service, and developing training criteria.
  • Performs administrative duties by participating in contract negotiations for bargaining unit agreements, verifying employees are paid in accordance with labor agreements, interpreting labor agreements, preparing and monitoring budgets, reviewing expenditures, and developing and reviewing training programs. Attends meetings on a variety of topics involving other departments and agencies.
  • Develops, implements and manages programs, policies, and procedures by setting annual goals and standards, measuring and reporting monthly progress, reviewing existing department policies and procedures, and developing needed plans and procedures for improvements.
  • Supervises personnel by developing the department's management team, overseeing department training and daily functioning, performing periodic performance evaluations, organizing and prioritizing department work, directing and empowering subordinate staff, and communicating effectively to the department. Responds to, contains, and manages emergency situations 24/7.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. SacRT reserves the right to determine the equivalences of education and experience.

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Management or a related field.

Experience: A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in public transportation, with four (4) years of experience in a rail operations or maintenance environment, and three (3) years of supervisory experience.

Certification & Other Requirements:
Possession of a valid California C driver's license is required.

Candidates must submit a DMV printout at time of application, dated no more than ten (10) days prior to the date you submit your application, in order to be considered. Only DMV printouts issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles are acceptable. As a result of the current COVID-19 State of Emergency, SacRT will accept online DMV printouts until further notice.

Proof of required education beyond high school, such as college transcripts, diplomas, and/or certificates must be submitted at the time of application, if not substituting experience for the education requirement.

FILING INSTRUCTIONS/SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
The minimum qualifications as stated on this job announcement represent only the basic requirements of the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited to participate in other examination segments of the selection process. An employment application, proof of education and DMV printout, as outlined above, is required for this position. Applications, job announcements, and the complete job description are available at our website at www.sacrt.com.

A completed employment application, DMV printout and proof of education, as outlined above, must be submitted online. Applications are reviewed as received, and interviews will be scheduled for most qualified candidates. SacRT will not process incomplete applications. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application, but may be included with the application. For more information on benefits, a summary sheet is available from the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment process to accommodate candidates with disabilities. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at (916) 556-0298.

SacRT has a stand-alone pension plan which is not part of, nor does it have reciprocity with CalPERS.

SacRT is an Equal Opportunity EOE Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.

This position falls under Management and Confidential Employee Group (MCEG).

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Transit Job Listing - Director, Light Rail Operations