Ride BART to a satisfying career that lets you both: 1) make a difference to Bay Area residents, and 2) enjoy excellent pay, benefits and employment stability. BART is looking for people who like to be challenged, work in a fast paced environment, and have a passion for connecting over 400,000 daily riders to work, school and other places they need to go. BART offers a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, and the CalPERS retirement program.
BART offers comprehensive compensation and benefits programs. Benefits include CalPERS pension; excellent medical (effective January 1, 2019 current employee cost $147.14 monthly for most plans), vision, and dental coverage; supplemental insurances; paid holidays and vacation; as well as two investment programs, one of which is entirely funded by BART. BART does not participate in Social Security. Complimentary BART passes for employee and qualifying dependents.
Pay Rate: $133,622.00 / annually - $207,114.00 / annually (Non Represented Pay Band 12)
Days Off: Saturday and Sunday
Who May Apply: All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees.
The incumbent selected for this position will assist in directing and managing the activities and operations of the Executive Office of Capitol Corridor including the management and delivery of Capitol Corridor passenger rail services; management and execution of Capitol Corridor’s capital program; and management of all customer service activities; and providing highly responsible and complex management and support to the Managing Director, Capitol Corridor.
Key responsibilities include negotiations with both Amtrak, the Contract Operator, Union Pacific, the Railroad Owner, on such items as the preparation of the system's annual budget and the development of short-term and long-range service plans; oversight of daily operations, including all on-board services and station operations; coordinating with relevant various federal, state, and local transit agencies essential to running the passenger rail service; oversight of rail equipment servicing and maintenance; development of long-term strategies that improve the efficiency of operations and rail equipment management; implementation of capital maintenance and improvements in coordination with Union Pacific, Amtrak, and station owners; and engagement in fleet planning and equipment procurement activities in coordination with Caltrans and other California intercity passenger rail agencies.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong knowledge and experience in the following areas beyond the minimum qualifications:
Essential Job Functions:
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in business administration, engineering, public administration or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Six (6) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable professional public or private transportation experience which must have included at least three (3) years of management responsibility.
Substitution: Additional professional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. A college degree is preferred.
Applications will be screened to assure that minimum qualifications are met. Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will then be referred to the hiring department for the completion of further selection processes.
The selection process for this position may include a skills/performance demonstration, a written examination, and a panel and/or individual interview.
The successful candidate must have an employment history demonstrating reliability and dependability; provide copies of certificates, diplomas or other documents as required by law, including those establishing his/her right to work in the U. S; pass a pre-employment medical examination which may include a drug and alcohol screen, and which is specific to the essential job functions and requirements. Pre-employment processing will also include a background check. (Does not apply to current full-time District employees unless specific job requires additional evaluations).
External applicants may only apply online, at www.bart.gov/jobs. Applicants needing assistance with the online application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112.
Current employees are strongly encouraged to apply online, either at www.bart.gov/jobs, or on WebBART. Current employees may also apply using a BART paper application by delivering the completed form to the Human Resources Department, or by mailing it to P. O. Box 12688, Oakland, CA 94604-2688.
All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. On line applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information, but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself.
Applications must be complete by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement.
Applicants can apply directly via https://jobs.bart.gov/psc/JOBS/JOBS_EXT/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and above), religion, national origin (including language use restrictions), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer/genetic characteristics and information), or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.
The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by emailing at least 5 days before your examination date at email@example.com.
Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran's credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013). To obtain the credit, veterans must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran's Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran's Preference Policy and Application link at www.bart.gov/jobs.