Skip to Content

Public Transit Coordinator

Bachelor’s degree in public transportation, public administration, planning or business.  Minimum of five years of experience in public transportation or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid Oklahoma driver's license and satisfactory motor vehicle record. Ability to understand regulations relating to the provision of public transit including but not
limited to the Urban Mass Transit Act (FTA) and American with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Pertinent Federal, State, and
local laws, codes, and regulations.  Monitors the management agreement for the operation of the public transit program with a
private transit provider. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print ALL documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Posting Information
Department: 
Public Works - Fleet Management
Location: 
1301 DaVinci
Shift: 
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, or as required
Salary: 
$28.31 - $40.31 per hour (DOQ)
Date Posted: 
Fri, 07/05/2019 - 8:00am
Closing Date: 
Thu, 07/25/2019 - 5:00pm
Job Description
Duties: 
Monitors the management agreement for the operation of the public transit program with a private transit provider. Ensures program expenditures are in accordance with the management agreement and FYA regulations. Attends committee meetings relating to public transit and other meetings as assigned. Applies for, monitors and maintains grants relating to the public transit program. Prepares and maintains required reports and correspondence pertaining to the Transit Program, to include reporting to the FTA and COTPA/Embark. Assists in monitoring special transit programs and bus maintenance records. Maintains bus routes/schedules and keeps records on all buses. Stays familiar with equipment on each bus and requirements to be kept on each bus. Assists the Public Works Director in preparing and monitoring both current and long-range public transit and related projects. Reviews, responds to, and resolves program and customer inquiries and complaints. Prepares and maintains required reports, files, correspondence and minutes for applicable meetings and agencies. Performs data entry into spreadsheets and/or databases relating to the program. Performs research on special topics, projects or problems and compiles data on findings for review as directed. Performs other related work as required.
Working Conditions: 
Primarily indoors in climate controlled environment, occasionally exposed to outside environment.
Job Requirements
Education and Experience: 
Bachelor’s degree in public transportation, public administration, planning or business. Minimum of five years of experience in public transportation or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Knowledge: 
Understand regulations relating to the provision of public transit including but not limited to the Urban Mass Transit Act (FTA) and American with Disabilities Act (ADA). Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Procedures of grant writing and administration. Principles and practices of program development and administration. Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration.
Skills: 
Management skills to analyze programs, policies, and operation needs. Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with internal staff, citizens, contractors, and government agencies in a proactive manner. Ability to develop and administer goals, objectives and procedures. Ability to identify and respond to community and City Council issues, concerns and needs. Ability to prepare clear and concise administrative reports. Mathematical abilities to calculate figures and amounts; ability to apply concepts such as fractions, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
License and/or Certification: 
Valid Oklahoma driver's license and satisfactory motor vehicle record.
Mental & Physical: 
Regular, predictable and punctual attendance is a necessary and essential function. Mental effort required due to sustained periods of concentration and working under pressure of deadlines. Near vision enough to see a computer screen and printouts, and to read and draft written documents such as reports. Speech and hearing enough to communicate clearly and distinctly both in person and be telephone.
Additional Information: 

Selected applicant must pass background investigation and drug screen.