Is responsible for managing the operations and staff in the Oakland County Transit Division. Develops a county wide strategy for improving all forms of transit services throughout the county. Ensures accountability of all millage proceeds and seeks to leverage those resources with state and federal resources. Serves as a top-level interface with Transit providers. Interfaces with the Oakland County Executive’s Office and Board of Commissioners in the development of transit priorities and policy. Prepares reports, summaries, and lists of accomplishments for the Oakland County Transit program. Advocates with local, regional, state, and federal agencies and staff for their support and participation in County transit programs and projects. Works cooperatively with other County departments and divisions to address the community, economic and workforce development aspects of transit. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.
Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:
Thoroughly documented work history
Transcript with degree and award date
Professional license, registration, or certification from a recognized licensing agency as an engineer, accountant, architect, landscape architect, planner, or related profession.
The application is incomplete in ANY capacity
Valid Driver's License Number
At the time of application, applicant must:
1. Possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in City, Urban or Regional Planning, Transportation Planning, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Economics, Public Administration, or a closely related field.
NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html). The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.
2. Have had at least seven (7) years of full-time professional work experience in the public or private sector in transit planning, urban or regional planning, development, or a closely related area of which at least three (3) years were in an administrative capacity involving supervisory, budgetary, and related administrative functions.
3. Possess a professional license, registration, or certification from a recognized licensing agency as an engineer, accountant, architect, landscape architect, planner, or related profession.
NOTE: A Master’s Degree in one of the education programs listed above may be substitute for one (1) year of experience.
4. Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator’s or chauffeur’s license. Out of Country driver’s license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver’s license before the hire date.
5. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this classification.
6. Successfully complete the six month probationary period.
Work History You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications.
College Transcripts If you have completed education higher than a high school diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your official/unofficial transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date awarded/conferred, institution name, and applicant name; and is in a format that cannot be modified or edited. Your application will not be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information. If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required. Transcripts from outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html).
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