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Senior Director, Private Carrier Affairs

Company: nj transit
Location: Newark
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Move forward with us! At NJ TRANSIT, you will join us in transforming the third-largest transportation agency in North America. We are committed to delivering safe, reliable service that gets our customers to their destinations on time - and we are looking to hire talented people with a love of learning to make it all possible! Senior Director, Private Carrier Affairs Lead the development, implementation, and operation of the Private Carrier Affairs Department. -This includes statewide Private Carrier program administration, Contract Carrier Progams, and various Ferry Operations related programs. Roles and Responsibilities: Directs the NJ TRANSIT competitive bus service contracting out program from RFP selection and negotiation to contract performance.Administers oversight of the Contracted Carriers route coverage performance through the use of telematics (currently CleverDevices) systems.Directs the negotiation and administration of NJ TRANSIT's bus lease program with private carriers.Directs the negotiation, allocation of funding and administration of the Private Carrier Capital Improvement Program.Directs NJ TRANSIT's external relations affecting private sector affairs.Recommends policy and administrative measures as related to private carrier affairs including DOL, FTA, and State of New Jersey regulatory implications.Directs the private carrier, FTA-required NTD Uniform System of Accounts (USOA) program (financial and operating data).Directs and administers the private carriers' participation in the Bus Card, Reduced Fare and Student Reduced Fare programs and new service initiatives.Provides leadership, strategic planning, and direction to the Private Carrier Affairs management team, ensuring quality performance in all aspects of program management.1Represents NJ TRANSIT as the lead contact with various ferry operators and the administration of the Ferry Capital Improvement Program. This Position Supervises: --- Manager, PCA --- Executive Secretary --- Manager, Field Services --- Private Carrier Financial Analyst Education, Experience and Qualifications: Baccalaureate Degree in Business Administration or related area (One year of closely related experience can be substituted for each year of education required.Twelve (12) or more years of progressively expansive managerial experience, preferably in the area of public transportation management Preferred: Advanced degree or professional certification (CPA, MBA) can be substituted for 4 years of management experience.Strong financial and analytical skillsLarge contract administration and negotiationStatistical analysisNegotiation skillsExcellent leadership, written and verbal skillsPublic transportation managementKnowledge of NJ TRANSIT fixed route operationsExperience building teams Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Working Environment: Primarily office environment, off site visits requiredMust be willing and able to independently travel throughout the service area including locations not accessible by public transportationPhysical Demands Other ConditionsPosition is on-call 24/7Provides 24 hour, 7 day on call availability and response to operational emergencies including service disruptions, system outages, and major events At NJ Transit you will enjoy a competitive salary and excellent benefit package: --- Comprehensive Family Health Insurance - Prescription, Dental, Vision --- Flexible Spending Account --- Prescription --- Life Insurance --- Paid Leave --- 401(a) and 401(k) Retirement Plans--up to 9% employer contribution --- Tuition Assistance --- Qualified Transportation Expense Plan (QTE) At NJ TRANSIT we support and depend upon the diversity of our staff. NJ TRANSIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: nj transit, Newark , Senior Director, Private Carrier Affairs, Executive , Newark, New Jersey

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