The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) is the county’s primary transportation agency. OCTA creates, funds, and delivers efficient transportation for Orange County. We keep Orange County moving with extensive bus and paratransit service, Metrolink commuter rail service, the 91 Express Lanes Toll Road, motorist services and freeway, street and road improvement projects. OCTA began in in 1991 with the consolidation of seven separate transportation agencies. OCTA is dedicated to its organizational mission and core values. OCTA’s mission is to develop and deliver transportation solutions to enhance quality of life and keep Orange County moving. OCTA’s core values consist of integrity, teamwork, communication, customer focus, and can-do spirit.
Under minimal guidance, responsible for planning, directing, negotiating, implementing, and evaluating the agency's contract transportation services including fixed route, paratransit service, and vanpool services, and partnerships with other agencies to provide specialized transportation services. Oversees the analysis, research, negotiation, budgeting, cost tracking, etc., of the agency’s contract transportation services’ budget and contracts in collaboration with multiple departments, divisions, and outside resources, in support of agency and division goals and objectives.
This is an exempt position in Salary Grade V: Min $112,673.60– Mid $140,129.60 – Max $167,585.60 annually. The starting salary will be within this range based on qualifications.
The application deadline for this position is Wednesday, June 27, 2018.
This list is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification and is not designed to be interpreted as an exhaustive listing of all tasks required of employees assigned to this job.
Any combination equivalent to a bachelor's degree in transportation management, business, public administration, project management or related field with a minimum of approximately eight years progressively responsible experience in transportation, project management, public participation, and/or community relations programs, four years of which are in management. Knowledge of Orange County demographics, private contract management, and senior transportation issues is desirable. An advanced degree is preferred.
Working Conditions/Physical Activities:
(The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. OCTA provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Positions in this class typically require:
Compensation and Benefits:
OCTA offers an attractive compensation and benefits package. The specific features of this package include: medical, dental and vision insurance; retirement; vacation and holiday pay; life insurance; deferred compensation plan; short-term and long-term disability plans; flexible spending accounts; educational reimbursement; ergonomic/wellness programs. Salary is dependent upon qualifications.
OCTA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and ensures that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.