Company: CITY OF TURLOCK
Posted on: February 17, 2021
CITY OF TURLOCK
Monthly$6,328.00 - $7,692.00
OPENING DATE: 01/29/21
CLOSING DATE: 02/17/21 05:00 PM
The City of Turlock, Development Services Department, Transit
Division is accepting applications for the position of Transit
The incumbent under general direction, performs a variety of
administrative and analytical duties in support of the City's
Transit system; administers transit-related contracts; develops
grant applications and manages reporting; supports compliance with
state and federal regulations; provides project management support
for transit-related capital improvement and operational projects;
coordinates transportation planning efforts with local and regional
transportation stakeholders; provides staff assistance to the
Transit Manager; and performs related work as required.
This position is assigned to the Turlock City Employees'
Association (TCEA) for labor relation purposes and is subject to
An eligibility list will be established from this recruitment that
will be valid for six (6) months. All employees are required to
serve a twelve (12) month probationary period.
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
- Oversees a variety of transit-related contracts; reviews and
monitors contractor performance through reviews of reports,
surveys, meetings and in person assessments; monitors performance
against key performance indicators and reports findings.
- Conducts in-person evaluations of transit system performance
for quality assurance and contractor accountability
- Prepare and administers a variety of transit-related programs
and grants; coordinates with outside agencies; Monitors grant
milestones and provides analysis and reporting necessary to meet
grant requirements; ensure proper and timely posting of
- Conduct research and analysis related to transit operations and
makes recommendations to improve efficiency of effectiveness of the
transit system (transit planning), to include recommendations for
changes to fixed routes, service spans schedule, fare structures,
vehicles and support equipment, polices, and other related
elements; coordinates with regional transportation partners on
purposed changes to improve regional connectivity and
- Conducts research and analysis on transit-related issues of
significance and summarizes findings and recommendations for
- Manages outreach promotion, and marketing efforts for the
transit systems, with support from the adopted Short-Range Transit
Plan (SRTP); coordinates with the operations contractor for the
posting of materials on buses, in bus shelters, and at the Transit
Center, as applicable.
- Assist in budget preparations and administration; prepares
budget transfer requests; Monitors and controls expenditures for
- Answers questions and provides customer service to members of
the public, both verbally and in writing; investigates complaints
and recommends corrective actions to resolve said complaints;
document customer service activities for filing and future
follow-up, if needed.
- Purchases goods and services in accordance with applicable
rules and regulations, to include consideration of specific grant
requirements when using grant funds.
- Develops reports and provides presentations on transit-related
programs and activities to the City Council, Planning Commission,
City committee or working groups, or other designated groups
prepares and presents information at public hearing for
- Represents the Transit Division on transit-related issues at
meetings of the Planning Commission, City Council, Stanislaus
Council of Governments (StanCOG), or other designated committee,
commission, outside agency or group; represents the Transit
Division at designated festivals, fairs, or other special
- Monitors and reports on the condition of transit assets, to
include revenue and non-revenue vehicles, facilities, bus stop
amenities, assists in periodic updates to the City's Transit Asset
Management (TAM) plan.
- Serves as the Chief Safety Officer (CSO), in accordance with
federal public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP)
requirements, with safety-related roles and responsibilities as
outlined in the City's adopted Agency Safety Plan. The CSO shall
report directly to the Accountable Executives (Transit
- Assists in the development, scheduling, and posting of content
on social media platforms; ensures digital interactions with
members of the public are in accordance with the applicable media
- Ensures transit system compliance with all applicable rules and
regulations and assists with internal or external compliance
audits, reviews, and evaluations.
- Perform related duties as required.
- Analyze highly technical problems, identify alternative
solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement
recommendations in support of goals.
- Interpret and explain pertinent local polices and
- Keep current with modern transit trends.
- Research and analyze program administration problems; make
sound policy and procedural recommendations.
- Prepare and administer grants.
- Coordinate, lead , and present at public meetings involving
individual from various sociological, economic, and educational
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
co-workers and peers.
- Exercise sound judgment throughout the course of performing
work duties, especially when handing sensitive information or
interacting with difficult individual.
- Prepare reports and compile statistical data.
- Operate standard office equipment including computers, copiers,
- Principles and practices of public transportation and public
- Principles and practices of government budget development and
- Principles and practices of grant preparation and
- Principles and practices of of governmental procurement,
including purchases using State Local Transportation Funds (LFT) or
Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5307/5339
- Office procedures, methods , and computer equipment, including
Microsoft Office software products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and
- Transit Award Management System (TrAMS).
- Federal, State, and local laws and regulations governing public
transit system operations and transportation grant funding,
including, but not limited to:
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA);
- Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (FTA Circular
- Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) (49 CFR PART
- Transit Asset Management (TAM) (49 CFR Part 265);
- Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (49 CFR Part
- California's Transportation Development (TDA), the Unmet
Transit Needs (UTN) process, and financial performance requirements
of the TDA.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEEducation:Possession of a Bachelor's degree
with major coursework in public administration, business
administration, transportation planning, or a related
field.Experience:Two years of increasingly responsible
administrative and analytical experience related to transit
programs. Experience with a transit agency in the State of
California is preferred.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Education:Refer to Minimum Qualifications
Section.Experience:Refer to Minimum Qualifications Section.LICENSE
AND/OR CERTIFICATESPossession of a valid, appropriate California
Driver's License at the time of appointment, to be maintained as a
condition of continued employment.DESIRABLE
QUALIFICATIONSPossession of a Transit and Paratransit Management
Program Certificate from the University of the Pacific.PHYSICAL
REQUIREMENTSVision adequate to operate vehicles and office
equipment, read instructions and follow directions; hearing
adequate to converse on the telephone and in person; body mobility
adequate to drive and perform required office duties including
reaching and bending for files and related office items; use of
hand and fingers adequate for operating vehicles, writing, typing,
computer, copier, and fax machines and related functions; ability
to lift office files, binders, and small office equipment as
SELECTION PROCESS:1. All applicants must complete a standard City
of Turlock application for employment form and submit the following
- Verification of educational requirements (submit a copy of
transcripts or copy of degree)
2. You may submit your required certifications using the following
- Attach a scanned copy in the "Add Attachment" option (of the
NeoGov online application) or
- Fax a copy to (209) 668-5529 or
- Email a copy to or
- Hand deliver copies of your attachments to 156 S. Broadway,
Suite 235, Turlock, CA on or before the final filing date.
- Drop off at the drop box located on A Street
If you are applying on line and attaching documentation to your
application, contact Human Resources to assure all of your
documentation was received.
3. Applications will be reviewed for possession of the minimum
qualifications. In the event that a large number of applicants
possess the minimum qualifications, applicants who appear to be the
most qualified based on their breadth and recency of experience
will be invited to compete in the testing process.4. Candidates
invited to compete in the testing process may be required to take a
written examination, which will be based on a pass/fail basis. If a
written examination is conducted and a large number of candidates
receive a passing score, the City reserves the right to invite a
percentage of the top scoring candidates to compete in the next
phase of the testing process, the oral examination.5. Candidates
who are invited to participate in the oral examination and receive
a score of 70% or more will be placed on an eligibility list.
Ranking on the eligibility list will be based solely on the results
from the oral exam.6. Completion of a practical exercise may be
conducted in order to further evaluate skills relating to essential
job functions.7. Top candidates on the eligibility list will be
referred to the Development Services Director for final appointment
consideration.8. Final appointment will be contingent upon passing
the following: reference review, medical examination which includes
a drug screening, hearing exam and vision exam.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE SYSTEMThe City of Turlock has adopted a
veteran's preference system (effective January 1, 2002). The
percentage score achieved through an entrance (non-promotional)
examination which ranks applicants on an eligibility list shall be
adjusted to provide: (a) one (1) percentage point added to the
final test score for each six (6) months of active service during a
time of armed conflict, up to a maximum of five (5) points, and (b)
five (5) percentage points added to the final test score for
veterans who are disabled as a result of active military service
during a time of armed conflict, regardless of length of service.
To receive preference points, applicants must provide supporting
documentation and proof of honorable discharge. In no event shall
an applicant receive more than a five (5) point adjustment. This
request should be made in section #12 of the employment application
form. A copy of your DD214 must be attached for this request to be
considered. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERThe City of Turlock is an
Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Affirmative Action. We are
sincerely interested in receiving applications from qualified
minorities, women and the disabled.Qualified applicants receive
equal consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status,
physical or mental disability, medical condition, political
affiliation or belief except where indicated by requirements of the
job. The City of Turlock will make every effort to accommodate
applicants that have disabilities that would not allow them to
compete in the announced process. Applicants are asked to indicate
their request for accommodation in the application form.MEDICAL
EXAMINATION AND DRUG SCREENING
The incumbent will be required to take a medical examination
including a drug screening and be fingerprinted.
Holidays: Ten (10) paid holidays and three (3) floating
holidays.Vacation: Paid vacation that increases with years of
service.Sick Leave: Accrual of one day (eight (8) hours) for each
month worked.Retirement: Qualified candidates who are currently a
CalPERS member or have been a CalPERS member within the last six
(6) months or are subject to reciprocity with another eligible
retirement plan, may be a "classic member" and may be enrolled in
the City's 2.7% @ 55 plan. Employee pays employee contribution rate
of 9% on a pre-tax basis.Non-classic or "new members" will be
enrolled in the 2% @ 62 plan.Deferred Compensation: The City will
match employee's contribution up to one half of one percent (0.5%)
of the employee's base salary for each pay period in which employee
contributes to the program.Retiree Health Savings (RHS) Vantage
Care: Two (2) percent of the employee's base payroll will be
deposited in each individual's RHS Vantage Care account.Health: The
City offers health, prescription, vision, and dental insurance
plans for employees and dependents, currently at no cost.
Continuous Service Pay:
Beginning with the tenth (10th) year and every year thereafter,
1.5% of base salary.Beginning with the fifteenth (15th) year and
every year thereafter, 1.5% of base salary. Beginning with the
twentieth (20th) year and every year thereafter, 1.5% of base
salary. Additional Benefits:
- Associate/Bachelor/Master's Degree Incentive Pay (If not listed
as a minimum qualification)*
- Educational Reimbursement Program*
- Computer Loan Program*
* Upon completion of probation.The City of Turlock does not
participate in Social Security, although employees hired after
April 1, 1986 participate in Medicare.NOTES:Information contained
herein does not constitute an expressed or implied contract as it
is subject to change.
WHERE TO APPLYCity of TurlockHuman Resources Division156 S.
Broadway, Suite 235Turlock, CA 95380-5454(209) 668-5540
orVisit our website at
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RETURNED TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION
NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2021 BY 5:00 P.M.
POSTMARKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Cell phones are typically incompatible with online application
format or browsers. we recommend using a desktop or laptop
Computer. If your are still having technical difficulties, please
call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627.
Keywords: CITY OF TURLOCK, Turlock , TRANSIT ANALYST, Accounting, Auditing , Turlock, California
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!