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PASSENGER OPERATIONS SPECIALIST II - 55012591

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: TAMPA, FL, US, 33612

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Requisition No: 49269 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: PASSENGER OPERATIONS SPECIALIST II - 55012591

Position Number: 55012591 

Salary:  $36,534.62 - $47,280.09 

Posting Closing Date: 12/19/2018 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

729 / MODEL DEVELOPMENT

OPEN COMPETITIVE

CAREER SERVICE

 

 

For benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.

 

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.  QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities.  Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Interested persons should contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance.  

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Coordinates and manages department-administered state and federal transit capital, and operations planning related programs and projects. Serves as the district coordinator on assigned federal/state funded program/project administration. Assists local governments, agencies, and other parties of interest to determine best multimodal considerations during the development and monitoring of complex projects. Oversees and ensures consistency regarding program/project grantee-related responsibilities. Ensures procedural guidance and consistency on state/federal funds designated to rural and/or urbanized areas. Responsible for monitoring consultant work orders activities/administration, procurement regulations adherence, and state designed program/project contractors. 

 

Coordinates with internal/external transit planning staff/agencies on multimodal metropolitan transportation planning activities. Supports department processing of Federal Highway Administration funds for transit purpose, in support of and in collaboration with internal (e.g., other department offices’ staffs) and external customers (e.g., metropolitan planning organizations and transit agencies).

 

Ensures the District meets federal and state regulatory compliance documentation as required by the State Management Plan (SMP). Maintains all current state/local grant management system standards.

 

Facilitates local district agencies transit project discussion/implementation standards with the state’s Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged and the Transportation Disadvantaged Program. Pursuant to Florida Administrative Code in association with Chapter 427, F.S., represents the department, on local coordinating boards for the transportation disadvantaged. Achieves department success with rural modal responsibilities and compliance with current Rural Mobility Plan. Develops and ensures both state and federal program data and funding levels are accurately depicted in the 5 Year Tentative Work Program and Adopted Work Program. Provides assistance to the local agencies/grantee, in order to achieve program compliance and ensure proper project balances, to maximize the use of state and federal funds.

 

Develops and processes Joint Participation Agreements (JPA) according to the department’s procedures, production schedules and fiscal year production targets. Reviews and processes project invoices and support documentation for payment to ensure eligibility of costs and to comply with contractual provisions. Reviews and approves change request orders and third-party contracts to ensure consistency of proposed work with project scope(s) of services. Conducts any required site reviews and prepares correspondence to ensure compliance with agreement requirements and department procedures. Ensures department compliance with financial and program management audits. 

 

Provides key support to other state and federal program managers or coordinators. Participates and reviews transportation studies and activities. Represents the department on various committees and other studies or efforts that integrate or elevate transits as a viable mode. Ensures state/federal goals are addressed when addressing public with transportation needs. Maintains compliance required data pertinent to the quarterly submittal of Title VI progress reports. Prepares reports, materials, and correspondence. Plans, organizes and conducts meetings and technical assistance workshops; and makes presentations.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: KNOWLEDGE OF RELEVANT FEDERAL AND STATE PROGRAMS; ABILITY TO USE A COMPUTER AND VARIOUS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS; ABILITY TO MANAGE MULTIPLE TASKS SIMULTANEOUSLY; ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY, BOTH VERBALLY AND IN WRITING; ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY PLAN, ORGANIZE AND WORK INDEPENDENTLY; ABILITY TO WORK AS AN EFFECTIVE MEMBER OF A TEAM OR GROUP TOWARDS COMMON GOALS OR ESTABLISHED OBJECTIVES; ABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN GOOD WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH PEERS, MANAGEMENT AND CUSTOMERS; ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND, INTERPRET AND LOGICALLY APPLY PROCEDURES, PROCESSES AND REGULATIONS.

 

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the field of transportation, planning, public administration, engineering or logistics to which the position is assigned. Equivalent combination of education and experience may include associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school plus experience. Professional or nonprofessional experience (including internships or co-ops) as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

 

As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.

 

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES.  If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


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