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Posted: Wednesday, July 5, 2017 10:54 AM

Maryland Transit Administration
Manager of Metro Control Center
Executive Service Administrator IV, (2589)
*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's Maryland Transit Administration is seeking qualified candidates for the position of MTA Manager of Metro Control Center. This position supervises Metro Controllers who monitor and coordinate system wide train movements, including movements in the Wabash Yard. The position reviews and evaluates Controller performance, Operator compliance, and voice communication channels. The incumbent ensures the monitoring of the traction power substations, 14 Metro Stations, and has decision-making authority in the removal and restoration of the third rail power.

The Manager of Metro Control Center designs and implements Control Center work plans, attends project meetings, assigns projects in areas of responsibility, and reviews and evaluates work methods and procedures to ensure compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, Emergency Operating Procedures, General Orders, bulletins, and notices. This position also manages the departmental budget.

The Manager of Metro Control Center works closely with the Bus Operations Control Center and Light Rail Control Center, as well as the Service Delivery Department to address service issues or emergency situations that impact our customers.

The current vacancy is located in Baltimore City, MD and may require daily local travel only.


Preferred Qualifications:
Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of experience in administrative or professional work. One year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures. Five (5) years of this experience must have been in Rail Operations.

*This statement contains a Selective Qualification, which is more focused in scope than the Preferred Qualifications for this classification. Selective Qualifications are utilized when the position requires specific or bona-fide occupational qualifications (i.e., knowledge, skills, or abilities).

Ideal candidate will possess experience in a Control Center environment and experience managing a departmental budget.


1. Additional experience in administrative or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-to-year basis for the required general 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.




1. Selected candidates may 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, 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 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 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; the potential employer must assume all sponsorship fees.

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