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Posted: Wednesday, July 5, 2017 10:36 AM

Maryland Transit Administration
Director of Light Rail
Executive Service –DOT Executive V (Grade 24)
This position serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority

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.

Maryland Department of Transportation Transit Administration is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of Light Rail. The position directs the review and analysis of operations under the direction of the Deputy Chief Operations Officer of Core Operations. The Director of Light Rail has the overall accountability and responsibility for the operations, marketing and budget for the Light Rail Division, which includes exercising effective administrative control of all activities to ensure a safe, reliable and efficient revenue service operation. The Director is directly responsible for ensuring that the Light Rail System is in full compliance with the safety standards as written in the MTA Safety System Program Plan at all times. The Director is directly responsible for managing a large professional and support staff, that includes Managers, Supervisors, Mechanics, Operators, Cleaners, and various Administrative personnel that are required to up keep the Baltimore Metropolitan Light Rail System. The main responsibilities of the Director of Light Rail include, but are not limited to, developing policies, guidelines, procedures, and controls to ensure efficient and effective department activities, and efficient operation and implementation of assigned programs and projects. The Director coordinates the work of divisions within the department and coordinates departmental activities with outside agencies, participates in the Agency's labor relations program to include contract negotiation, administration of collective bargaining agreements, grievance investigations, and arbitration proceedings.

This position is located in Baltimore City



Education : A Bachelor's degree in Transportation Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering or Public Administration, Business Administration, Transportation Studies, Environmental Studies or related field from an accredited college or university

Experience: Seven (7) years of experience in Rail Operations Planning, Maintenance or related areas within a transit or multimodal transportation agency. Experience in a large transit agency that operates both bus and rail services. (2) years of this experience must have involved supervision of professional and paraprofessional technical staff.

Preferred experience
Experience with implementation of transit Collective Bargaining Agreements highly preferred.

1. Additional graduate-level education in these fields or related fields at an accredited college or university, may be substituted at a rate of thirty (30) semester credit hours for up to one year of the required general experience.
2. 2.Additional experience as described above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education
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.





1. Selected candidates will be subject to a background investigation under federal or State laws and regulations. A conviction is not an automatic disqualification to employment. Erroneous, misleading or fraudulent information on an application is sufficient grounds for rejection from the hiring process, removal from the list of eligibles, withdrawal of an offer for employment or immediate discharge.

2. Selected candidates will be subject to emergency recall 24 hours a day and will be required to maintain a reliable communication link (telephone or pager) for the purpose of emergency call back requirements

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. 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, or the Maryland Transportation Authority.

NOTE: Applications not completely filled out will not be considered.
It is highly recommended that applications be completed and submitted online by registering at
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:
American Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers (AACRAO) International Education Services - Tel: 202-296-3359

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 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

• Location: Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

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