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01-07-2006, 01:07 PM
Note: Please include resume, cover letter, application, and five years of salary history application packet.

Salary: Dependent Upon Qualifications

Interested applicants apply at the Personnel Department, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Application packets will be accepted from January 9, 2006 until the position is filled. Initial consideration will be given to applications received by January 31, 2006.

This position is located in the Transit Services Department of The City of Oklahoma City and is under the direction of the Transit Services Director. The Assistant Director will be responsible for overseeing transportation operations including: fixed route and paratransit transportation, fleet maintenance, facilities management, and contracted transit services. Essential job functions include: representing the Director on various boards and committees and at meetings; analyzing and implementing various departmental productivity improvement measures; coordinating the preparation of annual budgets; researching, preparing and presenting reports for the City Council and COTPA Board of Trustees; determining long-range organizational, fiscal, and community impact of departmental changes and decisions; providing the Director with an objective analysis of current legislation impacting departmental activities and the City organization; representing the Director in labor/management relations with the transit union; coordinating division activities with other City departments and tenants; assisting the Director in determining long range organizational impact of departmental goals, changes, and decisions; conducting public outreach and promoting community relations; and working with state and federal legislators to advance public transit issues. Duties may vary in nature from writing special reports, conducting research assignments of a complex nature, presenting written and verbal reports, analyses, and recommendations on a variety of matters to maintaining a constant and effective interface between the department, City organization, and outside agencies.

A five-point preference will be awarded on the initial scored selection process for honorably discharged veterans of the United States Armed Forces not currently employed full time by the City of Oklahoma City. Qualified applicants must submit a copy of their DD Form 214 indicating discharge type/character of service in person, mail, or fax at 405-297-2137.

-Knowledge of and skill in applying management principles and techniques.
-Skill in coordinating activities of professional, technical, and clerical staff.
-Skill in verbal and written communication.
-Skill in critically assessing and organizing a wide variety of information.
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, municipal officials,
outside agencies, and the public.
-Ability to plan, design, implement, and evaluate current systems and systems improvements.
-Ability to develop long-range plans and evaluate work accomplishments.
-Willingness to assume responsibility for work performed and decisions made.

-Bachelorís Degree in Transportation, Business, or Public Administration.
-Knowledge and experience in Union/Management relations and conducting labor negotiations.
- Eight or more years of progressively increasing responsibility in senior management managing a
multi-million dollar budget and supervising 100+ employees.

-Primarily inside.
-Occasionally required to work beyond normal working hours.
-Occasional local and out-of-town travel.

-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 by telephone.


Vacation: 96 hours per year.
Sick Leave: 130 hours per year.
Holidays: 10 regular holidays per year.
Injury Insurance: Effective day of employment.
Retirement: Jointly paid by The City and employee.
Credit Union: Full banking services.
Life Insurance: City provides $5,000 term coverage; optional, supplemental and dependent coverage available at low rates.
Health Insurance or Health Maintenance Organization: Several plans are available for employee and dependent coverage.
Dental Insurance: Dental plan options are available for employee and dependent(s) coverage at reasonable rates.
Disability Plan: City pays 60% of pre-disability income.