Transportation Mobility Administrator

Open Until Filled
Job Class: Transportation Mobility Administrator
Status: Active
FLSA: Exempt

General Description:

Under general direction, implements and oversees the RTA transit Element projects, including the Sun Shuttle and Sun Shuttle Dial-a-ride operations contracts. This includes budget development, short- and long-term service and cost forecasting. Develops and implements and coordinates the travel demand management and mobility elements of the Overall Work Program (OWP) including but not limited to the rideshare, vanpool, school pool, Guaranteed Ride Home, and other programs designed to expand the range of viable transportation options within the community, improve system operations, reduce congestions, and auto emissions as create cost effective transportation options. Must possess knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to Transit Grants and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategic plans and manage activities related to the region’s Travel Demand Management Program which includes Sun Rideshare, the vanpool program, school pool program and Guaranteed Ride Home.

  • Prepares and monitors contracts for the operation of the Sun Shuttle fixed-route and dial-a-ride services.

  • Seeks and responds to grant opportunities for both rural and urban transit services, including but not limited to FTA Sec 5307, 5311, 5339 and Lo-No grant opportunities, received as sub-recipients, as well as managing their implementation.

  • Leads the Transit Working Group, which develops the transit component of the PAG region 5-year Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) and presents the transit TIP to the Transportation Planning Committee and Region Council/RTA Board for approval.

  • Collaborate and coordinate service providers with local organizations and jurisdictions to identify transportation options and strategies that improve access to jobs for low wage and disabled workers.

  • Manage development and implement of various TDM concepts, strategies, projects, and programs to reduce congestion and auto emissions.

  • Develop and manage annual overall work plan and budget for the Travel Demand and Mobility Management elements of the Overall Work Program.

  • Monitor and assess the potential application of relevant practices and technologies that advance TDM programs and make them more accessible and user friendly.

  • Identify and monitor related issues of local, regional, and statewide interest.

  • Oversee and manage activities necessary to meet agency responsibilities as the designated recipient for implementation of the 5310 programs, including oversight of the required National Transit Data (NTD) reporting.

  • Assist with the development of multi-modal plans and new infrastructure that advance the use of alternative transportation and accessible transportation options throughout the region.

  • Represent the agency in meetings with various assigned committees.

  • Manage activities to assure compliance of the TDM program with federal and state regulations and funding requirements.

  • Develops policies, guidelines, and procedures for all TDM related activities including air quality, mobility management, job access and transportation for disadvantaged populations.

  • Oversees other planning tasks as needed to implement the varied elements of a continuing, coordinated, and comprehensive, multi-modal transportation planning program.

  • Provides technical assistance to various PAG committees, subcommittees and task forces as assigned, including other agencies conducting transportation planning and programming.

  • Work requires considerable personal initiative, sound independent judgment and ability to develop consensus among diverse stakeholders in resolving regional transportation planning and programming issues.

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of and sensitivity to the structure, role, and interests of PAG member jurisdiction and associated decision-making bodies.

  • Ability to communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences, both written and orally.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with regional transportation planning professionals engaged in regional transportation planning and programming.

  • Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously, and to carry out complex work assignments in a team environment in a timely manner with a minimum of supervision.

  • Supervisors are eligible for telework with minimum two days a week at the office.

  • Performs related work as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervises assigned staff. Serves as a project manager for contracted consultant services. Carries out supervisory responsibilities as assigned in accordance with the agency’s policies and applicable laws.

Minimum Education and/or Experience Requirements:

At a minimum, requires combination of knowledge, skills and abilities to perform duties AND EITHER a graduate degree with two years of related experience OR an undergraduate degree with four years of related experience OR equivalent.

Computer Skills:

Exceptional computer skills advanced knowledge of word processing, database and other software. Some familiarity with travel demand models and GIS applications related to work.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk.  The employee is occasionally required to stand.  The employee is frequently required to drive to locations and participate in outreach events

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essentials functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is required to carry promotional materials to events.