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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.
Maintenance & Engineering
Pay and Benefits
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.
AFSCME Pay Band I
Minimum: $129,246.45/year - Maximum: $168,020.13/year
Note: The starting salary offer will be between $129,246.45/year - $140,000.00/year (commensurate with experience)
October 22, 2019
November 22, 2019
This announcement will be used to establish a pool of eligible candidates for vacancies that may occur within the next 12 months.
Who May Apply
All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees.
This position will report to the Senior Manager of Financial Analysis and Administration for BART’s Maintenance and Engineering Department. The selected incumbent will be responsible for managing a team of up to eleven people and coordinating the capital project control and financial administration activities for more than $3 billion in engineering projects.
In addition to meeting the minimum requirements, the ideal candidate will demonstrate knowledge of public-sector capital finance or project controls and the principals of staff supervision and management.
Primary duties will include:
This is also a capital position and is subject to time and funding limitations.
Essential Job Functions
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, public administration, economics, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Five (5) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable capital program and grant development or financial management experience which must have included at least two (2) years of supervisory experience.
Substitution: Additional professional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
Operational characteristics, services and activities of a capital project control program, including grant agreement development and compliance, and capital project control analysis.
Principles and practices of financial systems management and business processes.
Principles and practices of program development and administration.
Principles and practices of general, fund, and government accounting.
Methods and techniques of capital procurement and acquisition activities.
Methods and techniques of financial analysis.
Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
Specialized financial computer applications.
Principles and practices of District accounting.
Principles and practices of project materials and equipment procurement.
Related Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.
Overseeing and participating in the financial management of a comprehensive capital project control program.
Overseeing, directing and coordinating the work of lower level staff.
Selecting, supervising, training and evaluating staff.
Participating in the development and administration of division goals, objectives and procedures.
Performing project/program financial analysis on cash flows, forecasts, and audits.
Preparing financial reports, studies, and documents.
Preparing and administering large program budgets.
Preparing clear and concise administrative and financial reports.
Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions and implementing recommendations in support of goals.
Researching, analyzing and evaluating new service delivery methods and techniques.
Interpreting and applying Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations.
Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
This position is represented by American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). 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/or an individual or panel 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 includes 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)
The selection process for this position will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
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.
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.
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