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Community Transit provides a tobacco-free and drug-free work environment.
As a recipient of federal funds, Community Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on any basis prohibited by Federal, State or Local law. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
All new Community Transit employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within 60 days of hire or be granted an accommodation as outlined in our policy. Effective January 1, 2022, all new employees must provide proof of fully vaccinated status on or before their first day of work. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees or applicants may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an accommodation. This directive applies to all employees of Community Transit. If you would like more information regarding our Vaccine Policy, please contact Employee Engagement at 425-348-2315 to speak with a representative.
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Interested persons must submit a resume and cover letter to: https://karrasconsulting.net/
Community Transit is seeking a credible, communications professional who is deeply committed to the success of the agency and is a strategic, big-picture thinker. The new Chief Communications Officer will be a collaborator who brings knowledge of multiple communication channels and genres and is committed to understanding the mission and culture of Community Transit and is able to articulate it in creative and meaningful ways. The CCO will have the capacity to be a thought leader in elevating Community Transit’s ability to communicate its strengths and take a proactive approach to communication. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated experience in media relations, crisis management, marketing and integrated, interdisciplinary communications strategy and implementation.
- Persons interested in this job must submit a cover letter and current resume by visiting www.karrasconsulting.net and clicking on “view open positions.” Resumes should indicate the size of staff and budgets managed. Follow this link to view the detailed job announcement.
- If you have questions regarding this announcement, please call Marissa Karras at 360-956-1336. The position will remain open until filled; however the screening process will move quickly. In order to be considered for the first round of interviews please submit your application materials as soon as possible but no later than January 13th, 2023.
Compensation: $134,959/Yr. (Min) - $202,438/Yr. (Max)
The position manages and directs all aspects of the agency's finance division, including budget and special projects, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and asset management teams and processes. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and working closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and executive team, oversees, analyzes, and interprets the agency's financial position, and directs the development and administration of the agency’s annual budget to align with the agency’s long-term financial strategies and transit development plan.
Responsible for high-level interactions with the State Auditor's Office. Manages the accuracy and timely completion of the agency’s quarterly and annual financial reporting requirements, ensuring state and federal regulatory compliance. Develops agency accounting policies and internal controls; interprets and ensures compliance with applicable regulations; oversees automated accounting, budgeting and payroll systems and all financial systems upgrades and testing; and researches new finance/accounting initiatives including public debt issuance.
Prepares and presents the agency’s financial information to internal and external audiences, including agency-wide employee meetings, senior executive team meetings, and the Board of Directors meetings and workshops, and represents the agency to regional public financial officers and peer agencies.
Community Transit has an annual operating budget of $175 million, a Net position of $664 million, and 720 full time equivalents (FTEs) covered by three different labor contracts and some non-represented employees.
The finance division team has earned 27 consecutive years of zero audit findings, earned 32 consecutive Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Certificates of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, and 3 consecutive GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Awards.
This position is being sourced by Arch Staffing, please apply at: https://www.indeed.com/job/project-manager-bus-rapid-transit-812389f4f7227fd4
Responsible for planning and managing assigned capital projects within the constraints of scope, quality, time, and cost, to develop specified requirements for project construction. Position is responsible for writing proposals, estimating costs, developing budget proposals, developing schedules, drafting contracts, overseeing consultants, and interacting with staff, consultants, and members of the public for assigned projects. Position requires strong project management and communications skills, the ability to coordinate with both internal and external committees, understanding of contract administration and oversight in a public setting, and the ability to ensure all aspects of the project mature in the same timeline.
The bus rapid transit (BRT) program oversees planning, environmental review, design, and construction of multimillion dollar bus rapid transit infrastructure projects. This includes conceptual development of new lines as well as evaluations of existing lines for improvements over time. Swift BRT projects typically involve incorporation of transit priority infrastructure in and along the roadway as well as substantial station structures along the corridor. These projects may also include modification of transit centers to facilitate strong transit connections.
Under minimal supervision a Service Ambassador will provide customers with a superior customer experience. A Service Ambassador will greet customers, answer questions, solicit feedback and provide information about fares and all Community Transit services while on the bus, at a transit center or other similar location. They will also verify fare payment on our Swift routes and issue warnings to customers who do not pay. The Service Ambassador works closely with all departments and helps ensure any customer issues are quickly corrected or reported for resolution.
This position is being sourced by Arch Staffing, please apply at:
Under the general guidance, the Transit Security Officers (TSO’s) in Community Transit’s Office of Physical Security Services (OPSS) provides security services twenty-four hours per day, three hundred and sixty-five days a year, for employees, contractors, customers, and visitors. Primarily working in the Security Operations Center (SOC) and on Community Transit property, vehicles, and throughout the service area. TSO’s, with the support of the Transit Police Unit (TPU), the Social Worker Program and customer service positions across the agency, help provide a safe and secure environment.
TSO’s handle complex interactions using their most important tools of interpersonal communication, verbal de-escalation, customer service, conflict resolution and incident assessment. This includes providing uniformed and undercover services in a calm, respectful, trauma informed, ethical, and diplomatic manner. TSO’s work with a diverse group of individuals and must apply an equity and culturally appropriate approach to their work.
As authorized by Community Transit, may be required to wear, carry, and utilize defensive equipment, communication equipment, audio / video recording equipment, ballistic vests, flashlight, PPE, and similar security equipment while on duty.
This is an hourly union position covered by the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) 1576 bargaining agreement.