DC Job Alert: Lead Business Strategy Analyst

Amtrak
This position is located in Washington, DC

Position Overview

This position leads the Service Planning & Costing group’s efforts to clearly communicate our route and service financial evaluations, analysis, and state payment forecasts to a broad range of audiences, both internal and external. The position is the primary support to the Senior Manager and Director in working with the State Supported Service Committee through the State Corridors Service Line and other Amtrak departments in evaluating and applying revisions to the PRIIA 209 Cost Methodology and application to state corridor service plans and capital investment plans.

This position conducts analysis and evaluations as required for route and service change proposals, service and asset line plans, and Staff Summaries. The incumbent communicates the results and basis used to develop financial forecasts.The position also serves as financial lead for state supported routes in designated region, preparing annual forecasts and service change evaluations.

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Bay Area Job Alert: Bay Area Field Team Member

Bay Area Field Team Member
Motivate

This position is located in San Francisco, California.

Description

Motivate International, parent company of Bay Area Bike Share, is the global bike share leader and a partner to governments and nonprofits in some of the largest cities in the world. We have unparalleled expertise in building and operating large, complex bike share systems.

Led by a group of seasoned urban visionaries, creative leaders and technology innovators, our mission is to revolutionize the landscape of our cities. In an effort to completely transform the urban experience, Motivate is leading the way in making cities more accessible, healthier and sustainable. We create safe and dependable systems that help make cities great by connecting individuals to the people and places they love.

We also bring this ethos to the workplace. We encourage and value diversity, creativity, open communication, and a shared sense of responsibility all while having fun.

About Bay Area Bike Share

Bicycle sharing is a sustainable, healthy, and community-based transport option that enhances urban livability and mobility. Bay Area Motivate currently operates 700 bikes & 70 stations in the Bay Area with plans to expand the system – tenfold – with 7000 bikes by the end of 2018.

Overview of Position:

As a Field Team Member, you will play a fundamental role in Bay Area Motivate bike share operations. You will be responsible for maintaining the overall functionality and ride-ability of the Bay Area bike share system. Working under the primary guidance of the Operations Leadership Team, a Field Team Member will assist and support redistribution of bikes, maintain and repair all stations and related equipment, while supporting general bike share operations across the System.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Operate a large vehicle or bike train (large tricycle with cart) to redistribute bikes as required, based on real-time demand data
  • Load/unload vehicles with bikes and dock/undock bikes at stations which requires repetitive motion and individual responsibility for lifting up to 50lbs
  • Evaluate bike condition, document and record data regarding bikes and related equipment, and escalate if needed
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently using verbal, written or typed communications with supervisors, managers and support related positions
  • Partner and work collaboratively with Operations Leadership, fellow employees and related positions to assess, evaluate and determine inventory management and control

For the full job description and to apply for this position visit theMotivate Careers Portal website.

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Portland Job Alert: Operations Manager

Operations Manager
Trillium

This position is located in Portland, Oregon.

Trillium works with over 200 public transit agencies. We have multiple SaaS and consulting business lines, and need a professional ready to help us organize and streamline our operations.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee and support all business lines: supervisors of each business line will report to the Operations Manager, who will be responsible for tracking the progress of those business lines with regard to performance metrics, as well as allocating resources to support those business lines.
  • Ensure proper upkeep of process documentation
  • Configure and maintain issue tracking, project management, support ticket, and time tracking platforms/software
  • Coordinate with the Principal and COO on implementing long-term strategic goals
  • Invoicing, payroll, bookkeeping
  • Administrative operations (insurance, compliance, contracts, etc.)
  • HR management (hiring support, contact person for staff for issues like health care, maintenance of employee handbook, etc.)

For the full job description and to apply for this position please click here.

NYC Job Alert: Multiple Positions at MTA Headquarters, Department of Capital Program Management

MTA Headquarters, Department of Capital Program Management is hiring a Deputy Director and a Senior Manager.

The Senior Manager will be responsible for administering, monitoring, reporting and evaluating select areas of the MTA’s capital program for the MTA’s various operating agencies, and for leading certain departmental, interdepartmental, and/or interagency initiatives related to program evaluation, reporting and management.  This work supports the division’s capital program development and oversight missions, enabling the MTA to plan for and award long- and short-term projects in a cost-effective and timely manner and in adherence to MTA Capital Program guidelines and objectives.

For more information and to apply, click here.

The Deputy Director position will oversee the project Gates process and best value analysis including life cycle analysis, alternative analysis, cost-benefit analysis and benchmarking.  The Deputy Director will work closely with MTA Headquarters staff, the MTA Agency capital program management staff and third party consultants to develop and implement these initiatives.  The end result will be to ensure that the capital program and proposed projects offer an effective and efficient approach to maximize investments and meet strategic goals and specific benefits at the lowest cost.

For more information and to apply, click here.

YPT Board and Members Participate in #NerdTrain

YPT International’s Vice Chair for Finance Aaron Zimmerman, YPT San Francisco’s Vice Chair for Membership Jaime Fearer, and numerous other YPT members recently took an Amtrak train trip across the country.

Photo Credit Ashley Robbins
Photo Credit Ashley Robbins

Read about their exciting journey here: http://cs.trains.com/trn/b/observation-tower/archive/2015/08/07/nerdtrain-an-annual-rolling-hangout-for-transit-buffs.aspx.

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