MARYLAND TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION
SUPERINTENDENT TRANSPORTATION - FIELD (9685)
Open to all qualified applicants
**Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply**
Are you seeking a job where your work is rewarding and provides excellent benefits?
The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) invites you to apply today to be considered for a position that provides customer service to the citizens of Maryland every day. The MTA is one of the largest transit systems in the United States and is seeking dynamic and energetic individuals to join the MTA team.
This recruitment is being used to create an eligibility list that will be used to fill vacancies in this specific job classification as they occur.
The Maryland Department of Transportation's Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is recruiting for Superintendent - Field. The Superintendent is responsible for managing the safe, efficient, and reliable operation of all Bus Operations within the districts of the system. The Superintendent ensures adequate manpower is available. The Incumbent ensures that operator' compliance and adherence to the published schedules to ensure equipment functionality and that all transit facilities are properly maintained. This critical function allows for management to be available 24/7 due to the nature of the unit's responsibilities and the mission of the organization.
The Superintendent reviews and evaluates operating personnel assignments to ensure adherence to schedules, routes and tariffs as well as coordinates emergency services and initiate practical and constructive solutions to minimize disruptions to services.
The incumbent in this position will manage the activities of the Street Supervisors and oversee the operation of 51 MTA fixed bus routes, which includes the Metro Subway, the Central Light Rail Line (serving the Baltimore Metropolitan area) and the Maryland region. In addition, the Superintendent works closely with Managers of Bus, Metro and Light Rail Control Centers in the coordination and operation of regular service in the field as well as during service disruptions and emergency situations. The Field Superintendent performs other duties of related nature as required.
Education: Graduation from a standard high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Six (6) years of experience in the operation of a mass transit system and/or related operations that required the resolution of operational problems related to scheduled service, equipment failure, inclement weather or other service disruptions. Two (2) years of the required experience must have involved supervising lower operations personnel in a mass transit operation.
1. Additional experience as defined above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Additional education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at a rate of thirty credit hours for each year of the required experience for up to four years of the required non-supervisory experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policies, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.
If you have held more than one (1) position at the same employer, please list each position (and the duties of that position) that you held and the length of time that you held each position.
1. Employees are subject to call-in 24 hours a day and will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached. Employees must be willing and available for duty at such hours, day or night, as may be require din order to maintain continuous and safe operation of a facility.
2. Employees may be required to work shifts, evenings and weekends.
3. Employees in this classification are considered "Essential Employees" and may be required to sign and agree to all policies and procedures relating to "Essential Employees" status.
4. Employees in this classification are subject to pre-employment drug testing and substance abuse testing in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations 49- Federal Department of Transportation Drug Alcohol Testing Protocols and Federal Transit Administration Alcohol Testing Rules, and Transportation Code of Maryland Regulations 11.02.11, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.
Employees in this classification will be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
Employees in this classification who assigned to Field Operations (Bus Transportation) will be assigned duties that require a valid State of Maryland Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class B with a Passenger (P) Endorsement.
Applicants must submit a CURRENT copy of their Complete Driving Record (NOT more than 30 days old), (NOT the 36 months driving record) available from MVA with their application to be considered for this position.
You must complete a Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) application (Form DTS-1) to be considered for this recruitment. Resumes may not be substituted for the application. Since the examination for this recruitment may be an evaluation and rating of the information you provide on your application, it is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant experience in detail and addressing the specific requirements shown above. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for within MDOT, one of the Transportation Business Units, or the Authority.
NOTE: If you submit your application online you must attach your complete driving record, or your application will not be considered for this position. Applications not completely filled out will not be considered. The selected candidate will be subject to background and reference checks. Employees are subject to the State Substance Abuse Policy to include possible drug testing.
It is highly recommended that applications be completed and submitted online by registering at www.mdot.maryland.gov/employment. Make sure you meet the minimum and selective qualifications and follow the instructions on MDOT's Online Employment Center website.
Applicants not applying online may obtain a DTS-1 Application form by calling (410) 767-3860 and mail to: MTA Office of Human Resources, 6 Saint Paul Street, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202. Applicants may also submit their application directly to the Office of Human Resources.
Applicants with degrees granted outside of the United States will be required to provide a written evaluation of education documentation by a credentialing organization such as: International Credential Evaluation (WES), https://www.wes.org/.
MTA Does Not Discriminate Based On: Age, Ancestry, Color, Creed Gender Identity or Expression, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Mental or Physical Disability, National Origin, Race, Religious Affiliation, Belief or Opinion, Sex or Sexual Orientation.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided as requested.
The incumbent in this position may be a member of a covered bargaining unit and may be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.
The Maryland Department of Transportation is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees; all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.
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The MTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Issue Date: 6/14/18