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Assistant Director of Bus Operations

Close Date:

06/30/2022

Employer:

Colorado Department of Transportation

Job Location (City, State):

Denver

Description

This position is only open to Colorado state residents.

About CDOT

Do you want to make a difference in Coloradans’ lives? Do you have a passion for helping people and keeping them safe? At the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), you’ll have the opportunity to do just that. The work our people do contributes to keeping Coloradans and visitors safe and provides freedom, connection, and experience through travel. Please visit our careers page to learn about CDOT and how we are making Colorado a great place to live, work and play, now and for the future! Also, check out our excellent benefits package!

CDOT for All

CDOT’s strength is our people, and our commitment to our people is to shape, support, and sustain the employee experience, and ultimately, create a supportive workplace where everyone, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, education, disability, socio-economic status, or any other identity, has the opportunity to thrive.

Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, go to https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service?

The eligible list created from this announcement may be used to fill one or more positions.

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DESCRIPTION OF JOB:

About the Work Unit

The Division of Transit and Rail (DTR) is responsible for the planning, development, finance, operation, and integration of transit and rail services into the statewide transportation system.

Within the Division of Transit and Rail, this position leads the Bus Operations Unit, which is responsible for the strategy, planning, implementation, and expansion of the Bustang Family of Services, including Bustang, Bustang Outrider, Pegasus, Snowstang, etc. More information can be found at https://ridebustang.com/.

About the Position

As the Assistant Director of Bus Operations, you will serve as the principal strategist and steward of resources for bus operations, including annual budgeting, capital improvement programming, and all associated contracts. You will direct and manage the strategic planning, implementation, day-to-day operation, safety, customer service, service monitoring and adjustments, and expansion, when appropriate, of transit bus operations in Colorado. You will be expected to provide visionary yet practical leadership, build trust, and openly communicate to deliver credible and sustainable public service without compromising quality. Other job duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

Your schedule will primarily be 8:00 am – 5:00 pm work hours, Monday-Friday, but we are flexible to meet your work/life balance needs while ensuring CDOT business needs are met.

You will likely work a hybrid schedule with a combination of in-office and remote work.

Travel required throughout the state to locations where the Bustang operates for inspection of the contractor's maintenance facility, bus inspections and occasional bus rides and road safety checks.

Required to operate CDOT vehicles

Operate in a politically sensitive environment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SUBSTITUTIONS, CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & APPEAL RIGHTS:

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in in any field of study, although business administration, communications, public administration, political science, transportation planning, or finance are preferred. (A copy of your transcript must be submitted to verify this requirement.)

AND

Six years of professional experience in a management position that included transit operations. Two of of the six years must have included experience with public or business administration establishing goals and objectives, as well as developing and managing budgets to achieve program goals and objectives.

Substitutions:

Additional work experience that provided the same kind, amount and level of knowledge acquired in the required education, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required bachelor’s degree but not for the specific experience.

A graduate degree in business administration, communications, public administration, political science, transportation planning, or finance will substitute for the required transit operations experience on a year-for-year basis, but not the specific two years of experience.

Please Note: The required experience must be substantiated within the work experience section of your application. “See Resume” statements on the application or resumes in lieu of a complete application may not be accepted. Additional information submitted after the closing date of this announcement will not be considered in the review of your application. In addition, part-time work will be prorated.

College Transcripts: If you are using education to qualify, a legible copy of your official or unofficial college transcript(s) or a foreign credential evaluation report must be submitted with your application. Transcripts must show the name of the school and that a degree was conferred. Transcripts from colleges or universities outside of the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES educational credential evaluation service. Failure to provide a transcript or foreign credential evaluation report may result in your application being rejected and you will not be able to continue in the selection process for this position.

Conditions of Employment

Must pass a pre-employment screening which may include social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records check, educational records, and driving records checks. More information in the supplemental information section.

A current valid driver license is required for all Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) positions which require operating a state or personal motor vehicle to perform one or more essential functions of the position.

Effective September 20, 2021, employees will be required to attest to and verify whether or not they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Employees who have not been fully vaccinated may be required to submit to serial testing in the future. Upon hire, new employees will have three (3) business days to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination. Vaccinated employees must provide proof of vaccination. Note: Fully Vaccinated means two (2) weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series of the COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two (2) weeks after the single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, as defined by the most recent State of Colorado’s Public Health Order and current guidance issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment. (3/14/22)

Preferred Qualifications

The exceptional applicant will be an experienced Transit Manager and will possess the proven ability or accomplishment in the following:

Demonstrated success with the duties listed in the Description of the Job section;

Years of State service experience related to the duties of this position;

Highest work/personal ethics and integrity;

Comprehensive knowledge and experience in all facets of bus operations;

Experience with Intercity and Regional Bus Service;

Fluency in forecasting, service planning, and public engagement;

Knowledge and experience with all transit related rules and regulations (FMCSA, FTA, etc);

Leadership and vision across multidisciplinary groups;

Excellent analytic and strategic thinking skills;

Ability to lead diverse groups to make policy decisions;

Skilled in data analysis, including revenue forecasts, program allocations, and performance metrics;

Ability to effectively interpret and address requests from executive leadership and political entities;

Proven ability to manage multiple assignments, priorities, and projects in a demanding environment;

Ability to work under tight deadlines and be adaptable to changing conditions and assignments;

Ability to take initiative to solve problems in an innovative manner;

Ability to partner with public and private organizations, special interest groups, elected and appointed officials, in situations which may be politically sensitive;

Ability to work with the general public, professionals, consultants, and staff, with sensitivity to their needs, priorities, promises made and commitments;

Ability to negotiate mutually acceptable solutions and build consensus through give and take;

Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills;

Experience demonstrating effective supervision of professional and support staff;

Strong time and project management skills, including prioritization and multi-tasking ability;

Excellent reasoning, investigative, analytical, and problem solving ability;

Excellent facilitation, presentation, and communication skills, both written and oral;

Passion for customer service and safety;

Ability to work effectively in both independent and team situations;

Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Gmail and Google Applications, SAP and the ability to quickly learn other software systems.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Applicant Checklist

Complete Applications must include the following documents:

A complete CDOT Application for Announced Vacancy (please submit online using the green 'APPLY' button at the top of this announcement)

A complete Supplemental Questionnaire (The questionnaire is part of the online application. You will be prompted to answer them as you are completing your online application.)

A cover letter that describes your interest in this position, how your experience aligns with the minimum and preferred qualifications of this position. Cover letters must be uploaded as an attachment to your online application. Cover letters will not be accepted after the closing date and time of the announcement.

A detailed chronological resume. Resumes must be uploaded as an attachment to your online application.

If you are using education to qualify, a copy of your official or unofficial transcript showing that your degree has been conferred and the name of your school, or your NACES accreditation. Please submit this as an attachment to your online application.

If you are a veteran, a copy of your DD214. Please submit this as an attachment to your online application.

Only complete applications submitted by the closing date for this announcement will be given consideration. Every effort must be made to submit all application materials by the announcement close date. Where unusual circumstances prevent timely acquisition of transcripts, they must be submitted within five business days of the announcement close date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Failure to submit properly completed documents by the closing date of this announcement may result in your application being rejected.

Notifications:

All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be via email. Include your current working email address on your application and check your email frequently as you could receive time sensitive correspondence regarding this position. We highly recommend that you set up your email to accept messages from "state.co.us" and "info@governmentjobs.com" addresses. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email. Immediately after you submit your application you should receive an email that confirms that you successfully submitted an application for this position. If you do not, try submitting again until you receive the confirmation email. Be sure to also check your junk folder for email communications from the State of Colorado's website.

The Hiring Process:

All applications that are received by the closing of this announcement will be reviewed against the minimum qualifications in this announcement. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications proceed to the next step.

Colorado Revised Statutes require that state employees are hired and promoted based on merit and fitness through a comparative analysis process.

Part, or all, of the comparative analysis for this position may be a structured application review, which involves a review of the information you submit in your application materials by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) against the preferred qualifications.

Be sure your application materials specifically address your qualifications, experience, work products, and accomplishments as they relate to the Major Duties, Minimum Qualifications, and Preferred Qualifications sections as listed above. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions by the deadline for application may result in your application not being accepted for this position and may affect your inclusion as a qualified candidate in any step of the selection process and placement on the eligible list.

A top group, up to six candidates, will be invited to schedule an interview with the hiring manager.

Transfer, Non-Disciplinary Demotion or Reinstatement

If you believe that you are eligible to be considered as a transfer, non-disciplinary demotion, or reinstatement to this vacancy, you must submit a completed application following the directions in this job announcement and you will be included in the selection process along with other qualified applicants. If you are the finalist for this position after the selection process, Human Resources will confirm your eligibility to be appointed as a transfer, non-disciplinary demotion, or reinstatement applicant.

Employment Screening

If an applicant reaches the finalist stage of the hiring process, the Colorado Department of Transportation may procure a consumer report and/or investigative consumer report on the applicant in connection with his/her application for employment purposes, as defined under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. These reports may be obtained at any time after receipt of the applicant's authorization. As part of the employment screening an applicant will be requested to disclose any deferred judgments and convictions as well as an explanation of the circumstances around any arrest or conviction. In the event that a screening returns information that the applicant believes is not accurate, he or she will have an opportunity to dispute the information with “Info Cubic”.

Info Cubic, a consumer reporting agency, will obtain the report for CDOT. Further information regarding Info Cubic, LLC, including its privacy policy, may be found online at www.InfoCubic.com. Info Cubic is located at 116 Inverness Drive East, Suite 206, Englewood, CO 80112, and can be reached at 877.360.4636.

The report may contain information bearing on the applicant's character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living. The information that may be included in the report includes: social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records checks, educational records, and driving records checks. CDOT will only request credit reports insofar as they relate to the position for which the applicant is applying. The information contained in the report will be obtained from private and/or public record sources. The applicant will have the right, upon written request made within a reasonable time after receipt of a notice, to request disclosure of the nature and scope of any investigative consumer report.

Appeal Rights

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State Personnel Director. An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered to the State Personnel Board by email (dpa_state.personnelboard@state.co.us), postmarked in US Mail or hand delivered (1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203), or faxed (303.866.5038) within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the department’s action. For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board go to spb.colorado.gov; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance at 303.866.3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at spb.colorado.gov under Rules.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

Discrimination and/or harassment against any person is prohibited because of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, political affiliation, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity or any other protected class recognized under the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA). This applies to all employment decisions.

ADAAA Accommodations

CDOT is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to Emily Harp at Emily.Harp@state.co.us or call 303-757-9738.

Former State Employees

Former employees of the Colorado Department of Transportation System or any other State of Colorado Department or Agency, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on his/her application.

EHarp (SAP #50003368/PCR #46938)

Job Link:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3597791/assistant-director-of-bus-operations

Emily Harp

(303) 757-9738

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Transit Project Coordinator

Close Date:

06/24/2022

Employer:

Colorado Department of Transportation

Job Location (City, State):

Denver, CO

Description

This position is only open to Colorado state residents.

About CDOT

Do you want to make a difference in Coloradans’ lives? Do you have a passion for helping people and keeping them safe? At the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), you’ll have the opportunity to do just that. The work our people do contributes to keeping Coloradans and visitors safe and provides freedom, connection, and experience through travel. Please visit our careers page to learn about CDOT and how we are making Colorado a great place to live, work and play, now and for the future! Also, check out our excellent benefits package!

CDOT for All

CDOT’s strength is our people, and our commitment to our people is to shape, support, and sustain the employee experience, and ultimately, create a supportive workplace where everyone, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, education, disability, socio-economic status, or any other identity, has the opportunity to thrive.

Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, go to https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service?

The eligible list created from this announcement may be used to fill one or more positions.

#LI-POST

DESCRIPTION OF JOB:

About the Work Unit

The Division of Transit and Rail (DTR) is responsible for the planning, development, finance, operation, and integration of transit and rail services into the statewide transportation system.

Within the Division of Transit and Rail, this position is part of the Project Coordination Unit, which is responsible for managing, implementing, and monitoring all transit funding projects that flow through the Division of Transit and Rail, to include Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and State funded programs. The Project Coordination Team is responsible to ensure that the funding is appropriately used and that the sub awardees have the tools they need to be successful.

About the Position

As the Transit Project Coordinator, you will manage, monitor, and implement transit projects that are a direct result of the division’s planning process. This includes ensuring compliance with federal and state requirements, offering technical assistance, processing requests for payment, providing project level guidance, and reporting out on project progress. The Transit Project Coordinator must attend, participate in and report out on internal CDOT meetings as well as external ones with the Local Coordinating Council (LCC) and Regional Coordinating Council (RCC). Other job duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

Your schedule will primarily be 8:00 am – 5:00 pm work hours, Monday-Friday, but we are flexible to meet your work/life balance needs while ensuring CDOT business needs are met.

You will likely work a hybrid schedule with a combination of in-office and remote work.

Travel required throughout the State, including site visits to transit agency locations.

Required to operate CDOT vehicles.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SUBSTITUTIONS, CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & APPEAL RIGHTS:

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in any field of study. (A copy of your transcript must be submitted to verify this requirement.)

AND

Two years of full-time professional work experience where the primary purpose was in any of the following areas. (A focus in transportation or transit in the areas listed below is preferred, but not required.)

grants administration (federal or state grants preferred)

project coordination

planning
compliance oversight

program administration

funding management

Substitutions:

Additional work experience that provided the same kind, amount and level of knowledge acquired in the required education, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required bachelor’s degree but not for the specific experience.

A graduate degree in City, Urban, or Transportation Planning, Business/Public Administration, or a closely related field of study will substitute for the required professional experience on a year-for-year basis.

Please Note: The required experience must be substantiated within the work experience section of your application. “See Resume” statements on the application or resumes in lieu of a complete application may not be accepted. Additional information submitted after the closing date of this announcement will not be considered in the review of your application. In addition, part-time work will be prorated.

College Transcripts: If you are using education to qualify, a legible copy of your official or unofficial college transcript(s) or a foreign credential evaluation report must be submitted with your application. Transcripts must show the name of the school and that a degree was conferred. Transcripts from colleges or universities outside of the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES educational credential evaluation service. Failure to provide a transcript or foreign credential evaluation report may result in your application being rejected and you will not be able to continue in the selection process for this position.

Conditions of Employment

Must pass a pre-employment screening which may include social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records check, educational records, and driving records checks. More information in the supplemental information section.

A current valid driver license is required for all Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) positions which require operating a state or personal motor vehicle to perform one or more essential functions of the position.

Effective September 20, 2021, employees will be required to attest to and verify whether or not they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Employees who have not been fully vaccinated may be required to submit to serial testing in the future. Upon hire, new employees will have three (3) business days to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination. Vaccinated employees must provide proof of vaccination. Note: Fully Vaccinated means two (2) weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series of the COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two (2) weeks after the single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, as defined by the most recent State of Colorado’s Public Health Order and current guidance issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment. (3/14/22)

Preferred Qualifications

The exceptional applicant will be an experienced grants professional and will possess the proven ability or accomplishment in the following:

Demonstrated success with the duties listed in the Description of the Job section;

Years of State service experience related to the duties of this position;

Highest work/personal ethics and integrity;

Experience managing and overseeing transit fund grants;

Knowledge of FTA, FASTER and state rules and regulations;

Knowledge and experience with intermodal statewide transportation planning concepts and processes;

Knowledge and experience with data management and reporting;
Knowledge and experience with federal and state procurement rules and regulations;

Expertise and understanding of the state of transit in Colorado, transit operations statewide;

Experience directing or facilitating Local and Regional Coordinating Councils;

Ability to work under tight deadlines and be adaptable to changing assignments;

Ability to take initiative to solve problems in an innovative manner;

Ability to work with a variety of stakeholders with sensitivity to their needs, priorities, promises made and commitments;

Effective interpersonal and relationship-building skills;

Strong time and project management skills, including prioritization and multi-tasking ability;

Excellent reasoning, investigative, analytical, and problem-solving ability;

Excellent facilitation, presentation, and communication skills, both written and oral;

Strong attention to technical detail and accuracy;

Passion for safety;

Ability to work effectively in both independent and team situations;

Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Gmail and Google Applications, SAP, Salesforce and the ability to quickly learn other software systems.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Applicant Checklist

Complete Applications must include the following documents:

A complete CDOT Application for Announced Vacancy (please submit online using the green 'APPLY' button at the top of this announcement)

A complete Supplemental Questionnaire (The questionnaire is part of the online application. You will be prompted to answer them as you are completing your online application.)

A cover letter that describes your interest in this position, how your experience aligns with the minimum and preferred qualifications of this position. Cover letters must be uploaded as an attachment to your online application. Cover letters will not be accepted after the closing date and time of the announcement.

A detailed chronological resume. Resumes must be uploaded as an attachment to your online application.

If you are using education to qualify, a copy of your official or unofficial transcript showing that your degree has been conferred and the name of your school, or your NACES accreditation. Please submit this as an attachment to your online application.

If you are a veteran, a copy of your DD214. Please submit this as an attachment to your online application.

Only complete applications submitted by the closing date for this announcement will be given consideration. Every effort must be made to submit all application materials by the announcement close date. Where unusual circumstances prevent timely acquisition of transcripts, they must be submitted within five business days of the announcement close date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Failure to submit properly completed documents by the closing date of this announcement may result in your application being rejected.

Notifications:

All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be via email. Include your current working email address on your application and check your email frequently as you could receive time sensitive correspondence regarding this position. We highly recommend that you set up your email to accept messages from "state.co.us" and "info@governmentjobs.com" addresses. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email. Immediately after you submit your application you should receive an email that confirms that you successfully submitted an application for this position. If you do not, try submitting again until you receive the confirmation email. Be sure to also check your junk folder for email communications from the State of Colorado's website.

The Hiring Process:

All applications that are received by the closing of this announcement will be reviewed against the minimum qualifications in this announcement. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications proceed to the next step.

Colorado Revised Statutes require that state employees are hired and promoted based on merit and fitness through a comparative analysis process.

Part, or all, of the comparative analysis for this position may be a structured application review, which involves a review of the information you submit in your application materials by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) against the preferred qualifications.

Be sure your application materials specifically address your qualifications, experience, work products, and accomplishments as they relate to the Major Duties, Minimum Qualifications, and Preferred Qualifications sections as listed above. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions by the deadline for application may result in your application not being accepted for this position and may affect your inclusion as a qualified candidate in any step of the selection process and placement on the eligible list.

A top group, up to six candidates, will be invited to schedule an interview with the hiring manager.

Transfer, Non-Disciplinary Demotion or Reinstatement

If you believe that you are eligible to be considered as a transfer, non-disciplinary demotion, or reinstatement to this vacancy, you must submit a completed application following the directions in this job announcement and you will be included in the selection process along with other qualified applicants. If you are the finalist for this position after the selection process, Human Resources will confirm your eligibility to be appointed as a transfer, non-disciplinary demotion, or reinstatement applicant.

Employment Screening

If an applicant reaches the finalist stage of the hiring process, the Colorado Department of Transportation may procure a consumer report and/or investigative consumer report on the applicant in connection with his/her application for employment purposes, as defined under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. These reports may be obtained at any time after receipt of the applicant's authorization. As part of the employment screening an applicant will be requested to disclose any deferred judgments and convictions as well as an explanation of the circumstances around any arrest or conviction. In the event that a screening returns information that the applicant believes is not accurate, he or she will have an opportunity to dispute the information with “Info Cubic”.

Info Cubic, a consumer reporting agency, will obtain the report for CDOT. Further information regarding Info Cubic, LLC, including its privacy policy, may be found online at www.InfoCubic.com. Info Cubic is located at 116 Inverness Drive East, Suite 206, Englewood, CO 80112, and can be reached at 877.360.4636.

The report may contain information bearing on the applicant's character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living. The information that may be included in the report includes: social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records checks, educational records, and driving records checks. CDOT will only request credit reports insofar as they relate to the position for which the applicant is applying. The information contained in the report will be obtained from private and/or public record sources. The applicant will have the right, upon written request made within a reasonable time after receipt of a notice, to request disclosure of the nature and scope of any investigative consumer report.

Appeal Rights

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State Personnel Director. An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered to the State Personnel Board by email (dpa_state.personnelboard@state.co.us), postmarked in US Mail or hand delivered (1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203), or faxed (303.866.5038) within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the department’s action. For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board go to spb.colorado.gov; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance at 303.866.3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at spb.colorado.gov under Rules.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

Discrimination and/or harassment against any person is prohibited because of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, political affiliation, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity or any other protected class recognized under the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA). This applies to all employment decisions.

ADAAA Accommodations

CDOT is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to Emily Harp at emily.harp@state.co.us or call 303-757-9738.

Former State Employees

Former employees of the Colorado Department of Transportation System or any other State of Colorado Department or Agency, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on his/her application.

EHarp (SAP #50003312/PCR #46939)

Job Link:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3591321/transit-project-coordinator

Emily Harp

(303) 757-9738

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CASTA Program Manager

Close Date:

12/01/2022

Employer:

CASTA

Job Location (City, State):

Denver, Colorado

Description

We are the Colorado Association of Transit Agencies (CASTA) – a small, busy, professional trade association located in downtown Denver. We are currently searching for an experienced program manager to join our ranks and continue our tradition of success. The ideal candidate will have a sharp business mind and a proven ability to strategize and implement high-level program initiatives, have a strong talent for project coordination and be motivated by the desire to optimize productivity and nurture program success from inception to completion. This position will manage the organization’s communications strategy, coordinate and manage various programs including the CASTA Training Program, Ozone Season Transit Grant Program and Rural Transportation Assistance Program, and provide support in the successful completion of two conferences a year.
This is a full time, in office, position with normal working hours from 8 am – 5 pm Monday thru Friday.

Duties and Tasks
- Strategize, implement, and maintain program initiatives that adhere to organizational objectives.
- Provide support to the Program Director in the successful execution of CASTA training and grant programs.
- Manage the communications strategy as set by the Board of Directors and Executive Directors,
- Manage organization and conference websites, weekly e-newsletter, social media postings, blogs, telephone coverage, and email.
- Maintain the Transit Resource Library.
- Manage completion of conference brochures and marketing materials, conference logistics (including food, AV, session rooms and sleeping room blocks), and special events.
- Support the Program Director in the successful fulfillment of Business Member benefits.
- Manage the Agency Membership process.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Advanced proficiency in Microsoft suite, Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Adobe Acrobat
- Experience with Adobe InDesign, Constant Contact, database programs and WordPress
- Ability to speak and write in a professional manner appropriate for government agencies, businesses, media, and other associations on the local, state and national levels
- Extremely organized with good time management skills
- Desired Education and Experience
- Excellent customer service skills
- Grant and Training Program experience
- Event management experience a plus
- Experience prioritizing a varied workload and ability to learn new skills as needed
- Attention to detail

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Work Environment
- Normal office environment including telephone and telephone conference calls
- Some evening and weekend work and travel related to both conferences required
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, CASTA does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, national origin, or gender
- The dress code is mostly business casual. The two conferences and some other days will require professional dress
- We like to work hard but efficiently, have fun, and make the world a little better place for the people we come in contact with

Compensation
Salary commensurate with experience. Salary: $55,000 annually.
Benefits include a pre-tax health insurance reimbursement ECO pass, 10 holidays a year, 2 weeks PTO and 5 days of sick time.

Close Date
When we have found the right fit for our organization and staff!

Apply
If this sounds good to you, submit the following:
- Cover Letter that answers the following questions:
- What about CASTA interests you as a program manager?
- What qualities do you possess that make you the right person for this position?
- How does a program manager contribute to the success of a company?
- Resume
- Name, relationship, email & phone number for three references

Ann Rajewski

(303) 839-5197

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STIP Coordinator/Transit Performance Planner

Close Date:

06/15/2022

Employer:

Colorado Department of Transportation

Job Location (City, State):

Denver

Description

This position is only open to Colorado state residents.

About CDOT

Do you want to make a difference in Coloradans’ lives? Do you have a passion for helping people and keeping them safe? At the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), you’ll have the opportunity to do just that. The work our people do contributes to keeping Coloradans and visitors safe and provides freedom, connection, and experience through travel. Please visit our careers page to learn about CDOT and how we are making Colorado a great place to live, work and play, now and for the future! Also, check out our excellent benefits package!

CDOT for All

CDOT’s strength is our people, and our commitment to our people is to shape, support, and sustain the employee experience, and ultimately, create a supportive workplace where everyone, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, education, disability, socio-economic status, or any other identity, has the opportunity to thrive.

Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, go to https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service?

The eligible list created from this announcement may be used to fill one or more positions.

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DESCRIPTION OF JOB:

About the Work Unit

This position is located in the Transit Planning and Delivery Branch in the Division of Transit and Rail at CDOT. The Division of Transit and Rail is responsible for planning, developing, operating, and integrating transit and rail into the statewide transportation system. The Transit Planning and Delivery Branch is responsible for the developing long-range transportation plans for capital asset needs for both CDOT and sub-recipient-owned assets.

About the Position

As the STIP Coordinator/Transit Performance Planner, your duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

Manages and implements the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) process for all transit projects.

Develops and manages the annual Unified Planning Work Program for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funded projects.

Serves as the performance planner for the Division of Transit and Rail.

Participates in the development, organization, execution, and completion of the planning projects as a part of annual Call for Projects, carrying the “call” process through to project selection and approval. Following approval, the position prepares and updates the planning Scope of Work templates, then “run” to create the scope of work to be used in the contracting / grant agreement process.

Plays a role in the development of the Statewide Transit Plan and associated plans.

Other job duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

Your schedule will primarily be 8:00 am – 5:00 pm work hours, Monday-Friday, but we are flexible to meet your work/life balance needs while ensuring CDOT business needs are met.

You will likely work a hybrid schedule with a combination of in-office and remote work.

Occasional travel required to various locations throughout the State.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SUBSTITUTIONS, CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & APPEAL RIGHTS:

Minimum Qualifications (May need to update the following based on the published MQs)

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, finance, planning (regional, transportation or urban), political science, public administration, or a closely related degree. (A copy of your transcript must be submitted to verify this requirement.) .

AND

Two years of full-time professional work experience with a primary focus in grant management and/or transit or transportation planning

Substitutions:

Additional work experience that provided the same kind, amount and level of knowledge acquired in the required education, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required bachelor’s degree but not for the specific experience.

A graduate degree in one of the fields above will substitute for the required professional experience on a year-for-year basis.

Please Note: The required experience must be substantiated within the work experience section of your application. “See Resume” statements on the application or resumes in lieu of a complete application may not be accepted. Additional information submitted after the closing date of this announcement will not be considered in the review of your application. In addition, part-time work will be prorated.

College Transcripts: If you are using education to qualify, a legible copy of your official or unofficial college transcript(s) or a foreign credential evaluation report must be submitted with your application. Transcripts must show the name of the school and that a degree was conferred. Transcripts from colleges or universities outside of the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES educational credential evaluation service. Failure to provide a transcript or foreign credential evaluation report may result in your application being rejected and you will not be able to continue in the selection process for this position.

Conditions of Employment

Must pass a pre-employment screening which may include social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records check, educational records, and driving records checks. More information in the supplemental information section.

Effective September 20, 2021, employees will be required to attest to and verify whether or not they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Employees who have not been fully vaccinated may be required to submit to serial testing in the future. Upon hire, new employees will have three (3) business days to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination. Vaccinated employees must provide proof of vaccination. Note: Fully Vaccinated means two (2) weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series of the COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two (2) weeks after the single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, as defined by the most recent State of Colorado’s Public Health Order and current guidance issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment. (3/14/22)

Preferred Qualifications

The exceptional applicant will possess the proven ability or accomplishment in the following:

Demonstrated success with the duties listed in the Description of the Job section;

Years of State service experience related to the duties of this position;

Highest work/personal ethics and integrity;

Knowledge and experience in statewide and regional transit planning, transit planning techniques, multimodal corridor studies, and financial & economic analysis;
Experience with grant administration;
Knowledge and experience with Federal and State rules and regulations, including Federal Transit Administration (FTA);
Proven ability to manage multiple assignments, priorities, and projects in a demanding environment;
Ability to operate in a politically sensitive environment;
Ability to work under tight deadlines and be adaptable to changing assignments;
Ability to take initiative to solve problems in an innovative manner;
Ability to work with the public, professionals, consultants, and staff, with sensitivity to their needs, priorities, promises made, and commitments;
Strong time management skills, including prioritization and multi-tasking ability:
Excellent reasoning, investigative, analytical, and problem-solving ability;
Strong listening, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills;
Excellent facilitation, presentation, and communication skills, both written and oral;
Strong attention to technical detail and accuracy;
Ability to work effectively in both independent and team situations;
Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Gmail, and the ability to quickly learn other software systems.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Applicant Checklist

Complete Applications must include the following documents:

A complete CDOT Application for Announced Vacancy (please submit online using the green 'APPLY' button at the top of this announcement)

A complete Supplemental Questionnaire (The questionnaire is part of the online application. You will be prompted to answer them as you are completing your online application.)

A cover letter that describes your interest in this position, how your experience aligns with the minimum and preferred qualifications of this position. Cover letters must be uploaded as an attachment to your online application. Cover letters will not be accepted after the closing date and time of the announcement.

A detailed chronological resume. Resumes must be uploaded as an attachment to your online application.

If you are using education to qualify, a copy of your official or unofficial transcript showing that your degree has been conferred and the name of your school, or your NACES accreditation. Please submit this as an attachment to your online application.

If you are a veteran, a copy of your DD214. Please submit this as an attachment to your online application.

Only complete applications submitted by the closing date for this announcement will be given consideration. Every effort must be made to submit all application materials by the announcement close date. Where unusual circumstances prevent timely acquisition of transcripts, they must be submitted within five business days of the announcement close date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Failure to submit properly completed documents by the closing date of this announcement may result in your application being rejected.

Notifications:

All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be via email. Include your current working email address on your application and check your email frequently as you could receive time sensitive correspondence regarding this position. We highly recommend that you set up your email to accept messages from "state.co.us" and "info@governmentjobs.com" addresses. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email. Immediately after you submit your application you should receive an email that confirms that you successfully submitted an application for this position. If you do not, try submitting again until you receive the confirmation email. Be sure to also check your junk folder for email communications from the State of Colorado's website.

The Hiring Process:

All applications that are received by the closing of this announcement will be reviewed against the minimum qualifications in this announcement. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications proceed to the next step.

Colorado Revised Statutes require that state employees are hired and promoted based on merit and fitness through a comparative analysis process.

Part, or all, of the comparative analysis for this position may be a structured application review, which involves a review of the information you submit in your application materials by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) against the preferred qualifications.

Be sure your application materials specifically address your qualifications, experience, work products, and accomplishments as they relate to the Major Duties, Minimum Qualifications, and Preferred Qualifications sections as listed above. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions by the deadline for application may result in your application not being accepted for this position and may affect your inclusion as a qualified candidate in any step of the selection process and placement on the eligible list.

A top group, up to six candidates, will be invited to schedule an interview with the hiring manager.

Transfer, Non-Disciplinary Demotion or Reinstatement

If you believe that you are eligible to be considered as a transfer, non-disciplinary demotion, or reinstatement to this vacancy, you must submit a completed application following the directions in this job announcement and you will be included in the selection process along with other qualified applicants. If you are the finalist for this position after the selection process, Human Resources will confirm your eligibility to be appointed as a transfer, non-disciplinary demotion, or reinstatement applicant.

Employment Screening

If an applicant reaches the finalist stage of the hiring process, the Colorado Department of Transportation may procure a consumer report and/or investigative consumer report on the applicant in connection with his/her application for employment purposes, as defined under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. These reports may be obtained at any time after receipt of the applicant's authorization. As part of the employment screening an applicant will be requested to disclose any deferred judgments and convictions as well as an explanation of the circumstances around any arrest or conviction. In the event that a screening returns information that the applicant believes is not accurate, he or she will have an opportunity to dispute the information with “Info Cubic”.

Info Cubic, a consumer reporting agency, will obtain the report for CDOT. Further information regarding Info Cubic, LLC, including its privacy policy, may be found online at www.InfoCubic.com. Info Cubic is located at 116 Inverness Drive East, Suite 206, Englewood, CO 80112, and can be reached at 877.360.4636.

The report may contain information bearing on the applicant's character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living. The information that may be included in the report includes: social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records checks, educational records, and driving records checks. CDOT will only request credit reports insofar as they relate to the position for which the applicant is applying. The information contained in the report will be obtained from private and/or public record sources. The applicant will have the right, upon written request made within a reasonable time after receipt of a notice, to request disclosure of the nature and scope of any investigative consumer report.

Appeal Rights

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State Personnel Director. An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered to the State Personnel Board by email (dpa_state.personnelboard@state.co.us), postmarked in US Mail or hand delivered (1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203), or faxed (303.866.5038) within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the department’s action. For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board go to spb.colorado.gov; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance at 303.866.3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at spb.colorado.gov under Rules.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

Discrimination and/or harassment against any person is prohibited because of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, political affiliation, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity or any other protected class recognized under the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA). This applies to all employment decisions.

ADAAA Accommodations

CDOT is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to Emily Harp at Emily.Harp@state.co.us or call 303-757-9738.

Former State Employees

Former employees of the Colorado Department of Transportation System or any other State of Colorado Department or Agency, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on his/her application.

EHarp (SAP #50003613/PCR #46746)

Job Link:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3578968/stip-coordinator-transit-performance-planner

Emily Harp

(303) 757-9738

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Bus Operations Specialist

Close Date:

06/13/2022

Employer:

Colorado Department of Transportation

Job Location (City, State):

Denver, Colorado

Description

This position is only open to Colorado state residents.

About CDOT

Do you want to make a difference in Coloradans’ lives? Do you have a passion for helping people and keeping them safe? At the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), you’ll have the opportunity to do just that. The work our people do contributes to keeping Coloradans and visitors safe and provides freedom, connection, and experience through travel. Please visit our careers page to learn about CDOT and how we are making Colorado a great place to live, work and play, now and for the future! Also, check out our excellent benefits package!

CDOT for All

CDOT’s strength is our people, and our commitment to our people is to shape, support, and sustain the employee experience, and ultimately, create a supportive workplace where everyone, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, education, disability, socio-economic status, or any other identity, has the opportunity to thrive.

Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, go to https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service?

The eligible list created from this announcement may be used to fill one or more positions.

DESCRIPTION OF JOB:

About the Work Unit

This position is located in the Bus Operations Unit in the Division of Transit and Rail at CDOT. The Division of Transit and Rail is responsible for the planning, developing, operating, and integrating transit and rail into the statewide transportation system. The Bus Operations Unit is responsible for the operations management of the CDOT bus fleet, which includes the Bustang.

About the Position

As the Bus Operations Specialist, you will provide expertise in bus operations management to directly provide guidance to the contract operator in analyzing and providing performance metrics directly related to customer service, operations, safety and security, and management of the State's assets entrusted to the contractor's care. This role has the ability to take action with the contractor when performance measures in any category are less than acceptable and ensure the contractor is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VI, and all local, State and Federal laws. This role also ensures Safety and Security is at high levels by participating on the Scope of Work and Service Level Agreement for the new INIT Intelligent Transportation System to be installed on all Bustang Buses as well as assist in its development, rollout and User Acceptance Testing. This position requires travel and inspection of the contractor's maintenance facility, bus inspections and occasional bus rides and road safety checks to ensure the Contractors operators are obeying all traffic laws. While this position does not have any direct reports, the position does manage the contract operator's contractual obligations daily to ensure a high quality, responsive transit service. Other job duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

Your schedule will primarily be 8:00 am – 5:00 pm work hours, Monday-Friday, but we are flexible to meet your work/life balance needs while ensuring CDOT business needs are met.

You will likely work a hybrid schedule with a combination of in-office and remote work.

Travel required to locations where Bustang operates.

Occasional overnight travel 1-3 times a year throughout Colorado.

Required to operate CDOT vehicles.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SUBSTITUTIONS, CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & APPEAL RIGHTS:

Minimum Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration, Transportation Planning, Finance, or a closely related degree. (A copy of your transcript must be submitted to verify this requirement.)

AND

Two years of full-time professional work experience with a primary focus in transit operations that included service planning, ensuring customer service, and providing public relations.

Substitutions:
Additional work experience that provided the same kind, amount and level of knowledge acquired in the required education, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required bachelor’s degree but not for the specific experience.

A graduate degree in one of the fields above will substitute for the required professional experience on a year-for-year basis.

Please Note: The required experience must be substantiated within the work experience section of your application. “See Resume” statements on the application or resumes in lieu of a complete application may not be accepted. Additional information submitted after the closing date of this announcement will not be considered in the review of your application. In addition, part-time work will be prorated.

College Transcripts: If you are using education to qualify, a legible copy of your official or unofficial college transcript(s) or a foreign credential evaluation report must be submitted with your application. Transcripts must show the name of the school and that a degree was conferred. Transcripts from colleges or universities outside of the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES educational credential evaluation service. Failure to provide a transcript or foreign credential evaluation report may result in your application being rejected and you will not be able to continue in the selection process for this position.

Conditions of Employment

Must pass a pre-employment screening which may include social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records check, educational records, and driving records checks. More information in the supplemental information section.

A current valid driver license is required for all Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) positions which require operating a state or personal motor vehicle to perform one or more essential functions of the position.

Effective September 20, 2021, employees will be required to attest to and verify whether or not they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Employees who have not been fully vaccinated may be required to submit to serial testing in the future. Upon hire, new employees will have three (3) business days to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination. Vaccinated employees must provide proof of vaccination. Note: Fully Vaccinated means two (2) weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series of the COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two (2) weeks after the single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, as defined by the most recent State of Colorado’s Public Health Order and current guidance issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment. (3/14/22)

Preferred Qualifications

The exceptional applicant will possess the proven ability or accomplishment in the following:

Demonstrated success with the duties listed in the Description of the Job section;

Years of State service experience related to the duties of this position;

Highest work/personal ethics and integrity;

Experience driving for a fixed route bus service;

Experience with contract management;

Comprehensive knowledge and experience with the rules and regulations pertaining to the Federal Transit Administration, Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol requirements and Hours-of-Service regulations;

Comprehensive knowledge and experience in transit operations that included service planning, ensuring customer service, and providing public relations;

Proven ability to manage multiple assignments, priorities, and projects in a demanding environment;

Ability to work under tight deadlines and be adaptable to changing assignments;

Ability to take initiative to solve problems in an innovative manner;

Ability to partner with public and private organizations, special interest groups, elected and appointed officials, in situations which may be politically sensitive;

Ability to work with the general public, professional, consultants, and staff, with sensitivity to their needs, priorities, promises made and commitments;

Ability to negotiate mutually acceptable solutions and build consensus through give and take;

Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills;

Excellent time and project management skills, including prioritization and multi-tasking ability;

Excellent reasoning, investigative, analytical, and problem solving ability;

Excellent facilitation, presentation, and communication skills, both written and oral;

Passion for safety;

Strong attention to technical detail and accuracy;

Ability to work effectively in both independent and team situations;

Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Gmail, SAP, and the ability to quickly learn other software systems.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Applicant Checklist

Complete Applications must include the following documents:

A complete CDOT Application for Announced Vacancy (please submit online using the green 'APPLY' button at the top of this announcement)

A complete Supplemental Questionnaire (The questionnaire is part of the online application. You will be prompted to answer them as you are completing your online application.)

A cover letter that describes your interest in this position, how your experience aligns with the minimum and preferred qualifications of this position. Cover letters must be uploaded as an attachment to your online application. Cover letters will not be accepted after the closing date and time of the announcement.

A detailed chronological resume. Resumes must be uploaded as an attachment to your online application.

If you are using education to qualify, a copy of your official or unofficial transcript showing that your degree has been conferred and the name of your school, or your NACES accreditation. Please submit this as an attachment to your online application.

If you are a veteran, a copy of your DD214. Please submit this as an attachment to your online application.

Only complete applications submitted by the closing date for this announcement will be given consideration. Every effort must be made to submit all application materials by the announcement close date. Where unusual circumstances prevent timely acquisition of transcripts, they must be submitted within five business days of the announcement close date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Failure to submit properly completed documents by the closing date of this announcement may result in your application being rejected.

Notifications:

All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be via email. Include your current working email address on your application and check your email frequently as you could receive time sensitive correspondence regarding this position. We highly recommend that you set up your email to accept messages from "state.co.us" and "info@governmentjobs.com" addresses. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email. Immediately after you submit your application you should receive an email that confirms that you successfully submitted an application for this position. If you do not, try submitting again until you receive the confirmation email. Be sure to also check your junk folder for email communications from the State of Colorado's website.

The Hiring Process:

All applications that are received by the closing of this announcement will be reviewed against the minimum qualifications in this announcement. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications proceed to the next step.

Colorado Revised Statutes require that state employees are hired and promoted based on merit and fitness through a comparative analysis process.

Part, or all, of the comparative analysis for this position may be a structured application review, which involves a review of the information you submit in your application materials by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) against the preferred qualifications.

Be sure your application materials specifically address your qualifications, experience, work products, and accomplishments as they relate to the Major Duties, Minimum Qualifications, and Preferred Qualifications sections as listed above. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions by the deadline for application may result in your application not being accepted for this position and may affect your inclusion as a qualified candidate in any step of the selection process and placement on the eligible list.

A top group, up to six candidates, will be invited to schedule an interview with the hiring manager.

Transfer, Non-Disciplinary Demotion or Reinstatement

If you believe that you are eligible to be considered as a transfer, non-disciplinary demotion, or reinstatement to this vacancy, you must submit a completed application following the directions in this job announcement and you will be included in the selection process along with other qualified applicants. If you are the finalist for this position after the selection process, Human Resources will confirm your eligibility to be appointed as a transfer, non-disciplinary demotion, or reinstatement applicant.

Employment Screening

If an applicant reaches the finalist stage of the hiring process, the Colorado Department of Transportation may procure a consumer report and/or investigative consumer report on the applicant in connection with his/her application for employment purposes, as defined under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. These reports may be obtained at any time after receipt of the applicant's authorization. As part of the employment screening an applicant will be requested to disclose any deferred judgments and convictions as well as an explanation of the circumstances around any arrest or conviction. In the event that a screening returns information that the applicant believes is not accurate, he or she will have an opportunity to dispute the information with “Info Cubic”.

Info Cubic, a consumer reporting agency, will obtain the report for CDOT. Further information regarding Info Cubic, LLC, including its privacy policy, may be found online at www.InfoCubic.com. Info Cubic is located at 116 Inverness Drive East, Suite 206, Englewood, CO 80112, and can be reached at 877.360.4636.

The report may contain information bearing on the applicant's character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living. The information that may be included in the report includes: social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records checks, educational records, and driving records checks. CDOT will only request credit reports insofar as they relate to the position for which the applicant is applying. The information contained in the report will be obtained from private and/or public record sources. The applicant will have the right, upon written request made within a reasonable time after receipt of a notice, to request disclosure of the nature and scope of any investigative consumer report.

Appeal Rights

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State Personnel Director. An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered to the State Personnel Board by email (dpa_state.personnelboard@state.co.us), postmarked in US Mail or hand delivered (1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203), or faxed (303.866.5038) within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the department’s action. For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board go to spb.colorado.gov; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance at 303.866.3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at spb.colorado.gov under Rules.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

Discrimination and/or harassment against any person is prohibited because of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, political affiliation, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity or any other protected class recognized under the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA). This applies to all employment decisions.

ADAAA Accommodations

CDOT is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to HR Specialist Name at Email Address or call Phone Number.

Former State Employees

Former employees of the Colorado Department of Transportation System or any other State of Colorado Department or Agency, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on his/her application.

EHarp (SAP #50003313/PCR #46745)

Job Link:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3577975/bus-operations-specialist

Emily Harp

(303) 757-9738

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