The Human Resources Department creates, encourages, and maintains an environment that supports, develops and sustains the wellbeing of RCTC’s employees. This is accomplished by being a knowledgeable, approachable, and professional resource in providing quality services in the areas of employee relations, benefits, recruitment and retention, organizational development, compensation, and human resource information management. Human Resources develops and communicates sound policies and procedures that balance the needs of employees and the needs of the Commission while ensuring compliance with federal and state law. RCTC implements human resource best practices and innovative solutions while providing a high quality service, efficiency, employee growth and enrichment. The Human Resources Department maintains a dedicated focus on customer service and continuous improvement and is committed to fostering an environment that sustains RCTC’s collaborative and entrepreneurial culture.

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Current job opportunities.

Salary Range: $10,263 - $13,855 per month
Application Deadline: Closed

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a closely related field and at least five (5) years of professional engineering experience involving project delivery, program evaluation, project management, and various contract and administrative analyses, including experience involving transportation programs is required.

The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC/Commission), established through California State law, oversees funding and coordination of all public transportation services within Riverside County. The Commission’s responsibilities have grown in the 41 years since its inception from coordinating highway and transit planning and identifying projects for state and federal funding to responsibility for all aspects of region-wide planning for Riverside County’s mobility and operating toll facilities. Join an amazing team at RCTC and help plan and deliver transportation solutions!

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision, this contracted position manages all activities related to delivery of major highway and/or rail projects. Incumbents plan, organize, and deliver major transportation projects from initial project initiation through the construction process to ensure compliance with State and Federal environmental statutes, California public contract codes, the Department of Transportation, and industry standards. The scopes of assignments managed are highly complex with large budget responsibilities and provide significant external oversight to external contractors, vendors, and suppliers.

This project management classification manages activities related to capital project delivery. Incumbents manage transportation capital projects and programs, as well as oversee the work of external and in-house consultants. Responsibilities include performing diverse, specialized, and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making responsibility. Incumbents organize and oversee day-to-day activities and are responsible for providing professional-level support to the Project Delivery Director in a variety of areas. Successful performance of the work requires an extensive professional background as well as skill in coordinating program work for large transportation projects.

EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Illustrative Only):

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.  

  • Plans, organizes, implements, and controls capital highway and/or rail projects that may be associated with but not limited to Measure A, the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), and other state and federal funding sources; ensures timely use of funds and adherence to program guidelines.
  • Serves as a project manager on capital improvement projects, which includes providing oversight, analysis, and input through all phases of project development; coordinates preparation and compliance of project delivery schedules with consultants and project team; provides direction on a variety of technical issues to ensure successful completion of projects; investigates and resolves problems related to scope of work or cost issues; ensures that projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Incorporates principles of risk management as part of overall management of projects and programs; provides timely communication of project status and issues to Project Delivery Director.
  • Oversees the development of consultant requests for proposals and qualifications for professional services; evaluates proposals and recommends project award; develops and reviews contract terms and amendments; ensures contractor compliance with RCTC standards and specifications and time and budget estimates; reviews and updates deliverables; analyzes and resolves complex problems that may arise.
  • Reviews and monitors capital improvement plans; works with programming, right of way, and other staff in planning, funding, design, and related construction activities.
  • Tracks project expenditures, reviews invoices for accuracy and consistency with contractual obligations, and recommends appropriate dispersals of allocated funds.
  • Develops and manages fund programming and project budgets for federal, state, and local funds; prepares agenda items; communicates and assists local agencies in delivery of state and federally funded projects; resolves project delivery issues between local agencies and funding agencies.
  • Develops, negotiates, and manages a variety of agreements and contracts with government agencies and private entities necessary for project development and execution.
  • Approves and signs off on project documents, correspondence, and permits required for project completion.
  • Develops, negotiates, and manages a wide variety of permits with federal, state, and local government agencies.
  • Interprets and applies federal and state funding and project delivery laws, protocols, guidelines, standards, policies, and procedures to ensure RCTC compliance with program standards and intergovernmental funding requirements.
  • Oversees the preparation, review, and approval of plans, specifications and estimates for public works construction contracts.
  • Monitors compliance with contract requirements and identifies areas of non-compliance and potential claims; interprets and applies contracting principles, applicable laws, regulations, and policies and procedures.
  • Initiates and/or conducts meetings with consultants concerning contractual issues.
  • Prepares or directs the preparation of various periodic and special reports; makes recommendations for improving operating procedures and policies.
  • Provides updates and gives presentations on behalf of RCTC to City Councils and local business organizations.
  • Attends and participates in monthly Commission, committee, joint powers, governmental, staff, and citizen advisory meetings; presents awards, amendments, and other contract changes to the management team and Commissioners.
  • Manages, coordinates, and completes other special projects as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Caltrans’ project delivery policies and procedures, gained through experience either with Caltrans or a consultant as a project manager delivering projects on the State Highway system.
  • Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation, and evaluation, and project management.
  • Principles and practices of capital project development as applied to the environmental clearance, design, cost estimating, and construction of a wide variety of transportation systems. Principles and practices used in the acquisition of professional services in accordance with current California public contract codes, the Department of Transportation Standard Specification for highway and/or rail construction, federal, local agency, and industry standards.
  • Fundamentals of environmental laws, source emissions analysis, air quality conformity issues, and financial analysis.
  • Principles and practices of budget development and administration, contract administration, and sound financial management policies and procedures.
  • Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures related to assigned area of responsibility.
  • Recent and on-going developments, current literature, and sources of information related to the operations of assigned programs.
  • Record keeping principles and procedures.
  • Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.
  • English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
  • Techniques for effectively representing RCTC in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and RCTC staff.

ABILITY TO:

  • Recommend and implement goals, objectives, and practices for providing effective and efficient services.
  •  Manage and monitor complex programs and projects, on time and within budget.
  • Prepare Project Reports, plans, estimates, bid documents, and specifications.
  • Negotiate contracts and contract changes and resolve contractual disputes.
  • Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
  • Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods.
  • Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
  • Analyze, interpret, summarize and present technical information and data in an effective manner.
  • Conduct complex research projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical staff reports.
  • Effectively represent the department and RCTC in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals.
  • Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
  • Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS: Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds
The employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. The employee interfaces with staff, management, other departmental representatives, transportation and government officials, business representatives, and the general public in explaining RCTC policies and requesting and providing information.

Summary of Benefits Available


  • CalPERS Retirement System
  • Classic: 2.7% @ 55/PEPRA: 2% @ 62
  • Up to $750/month towards Medical Plans
  • Dental & Vision fully paid by RCTC
  • 401(a) Money Purchase Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation
  • $100,000 Group Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • 9/80 Work Schedule
  • Vacation
  • Sick leave
  • 12 Holidays/Year
  • Transportation Assistance Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

An RCTC employment application and resume must be submitted for consideration.

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Salary Range: $6,147 - $8,298 per month
Application Deadline: Friday, December 4, 2020 at 4:00 P.M.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade and five (5) years of varied administrative support experience involving the use of computerized information systems and office technology products; public sector administrative support experience in a Clerk of the Board’s or City Clerk’s office is desirable. Associate’s degree or equivalent is preferred.

The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC/Commission), established through California State law, oversees funding and coordination of all public transportation services within Riverside County. The Commission’s responsibilities have grown in the 41 years since its inception from coordinating highway and transit planning and identifying projects for state and federal funding to responsibility for all aspects of region-wide planning for Riverside County’s mobility and operating toll facilities. Join an amazing team at RCTC and help plan and deliver transportation solutions!

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision, performs a variety of complex administrative, clerical, organizational, and office support duties in support of the daily operations and activities of RCTC’s administrative office support and Clerk of the Board services functions, including serving as deputy clerk of the Board and assisting the Clerk of the Board with all activities related to RCTC’s Board of Directors and committee meetings, public records management, and performing special projects; provides administrative support to senior management staff; acts as the Clerk of the Board in his or her absence; and performs other duties as required.

This is a single-position classification that is responsible for participating in the administration and daily operations of the Clerk of the Board’s functions and activities, under the direction of the Clerk of the Board. This classification performs a variety of administrative duties, including assisting in the development of Board agendas, administration of filings, records management, and coordinating with other departments. The nature, scope, and diversity of responsibilities of this classification require a broader understanding of RCTC’s functions, the role of the Board of Directors, and the capability of relieving the Clerk of the Board of day-to-day office administrative and coordinative duties, as well as fulfilling some of the duties of the Clerk of the Board in his or her absence.

EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Illustrative Only):

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.  

  • Assists in overseeing and performing functions of the day-to-day operations of the Clerk of the Board’s office, including the maintenance of administrative files, resolutions, ordinances, contacts, agreements, and other official documents; performs mandated and other Clerk of the Board duties in the absence of the Clerk of the Board.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for departmental programs; recommends and administers policies and procedures.
  • Assists with preparation of Board and committee meeting agendas, starts the process of creating agendas, reviews for completeness, and submits to the Clerk for final review; assists in the distribution of agenda packets; attends meetings; takes meeting minutes and prepares minutes; assists in preparing public notifications, agendas, minutes, and other documents; publishes, files, and indexes all proceedings of the Board of Directors.
  • Arranges Board room in preparation of Board meetings, sets up audio and visual equipment, and orders refreshments.
  • Supports the Clerk of the Board with the records management program and records retention and destruction; ensures legal compliance with retention schedules; assists in implementing and administering records retention policies and procedures; researches RCTC documents, historical information, and other information as needed.
  • Assists in ensuring compliance with the Public Records Act, the Freedom of Information Act, and the Brown Act; monitors public records requests and escalates to the Clerk as appropriate; ensures that all public records are open to inspection at all times during office hours and that every person’s right to inspect any public record of RCTC is upheld.
  • Prepares State of California Statement of Economic Interest Filings.
  • Receives and responds to difficult and sensitive problems and inquiries in a professional manner; researches information; identifies and reports findings and takes necessary corrective action.
  • Prepares and proofreads correspondence, reports, and other documents from instructions and marginal notes, including confidential materials.
  • Performs complex clerical work involving thorough familiarity with policies, procedures and terminology; locates sources of information.
  • Works with vendors and consultants in addressing issues with computers, office equipment, phone service, and wireless devices.
  • Prepares, organizes, maintains, and publishes information on RCTC’s website.
  • Receives and routes incoming telephone calls and performs receptionist duties.
  • Receives and prioritizes incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Classifies materials by nature of the subject; develops and maintains filing systems as required; maintains informational and operational records.
  • Screens reports and agendas for completeness and arithmetic accuracy.
  • Assists the public by referrals to information sources and by issuing and explaining how to complete standard forms; answers requests for factual information by consulting various available sources.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Principles, practices, and procedures related to office management and general services.
  • Records management principles and practices, including legal requirements for recording, retention, storage, and disclosure.
  • Organization and function of public agencies, including the role of an elected Board and appointed committees and boards.
  • Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, ordinances, and organizational policies and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility, including Public Records Act, Freedom of Information Act, and Brown Act laws, rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
  • Principles and practices of data collection and report preparation.
  • Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and computer applications related to work.
  • Business letter writing and the standard format for reports and correspondence.
  • Record keeping principles and procedures.
  • English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, RCTC staff and staff of member agencies in person and over the telephone.

ABILITY TO:

  • Perform responsible and complex administrative support work with accuracy, speed, and general supervision in assigned timelines, and requiring the use of tact and discretion.
  • Interpret, apply, and explain applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, policies, and timelines, as well as complex administrative and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Understand the organization and operation of RCTC and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities.
  • Prepare official minutes, resolutions, ordinances, clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
  • Research, analyze, and summarize data and prepare accurate and logical written reports.
  • Enter and retrieve data from a computer with sufficient speed and accuracy to perform assigned work.
  • Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
  • Review and maintain complex and extensive records, compiling technical information, and maintaining official records.
  • Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
  • File materials alphabetically, chronologically, and numerically.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Handle confidential information appropriately.
  • Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
  • Use tact, initiative, and prudence within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS: Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds
The employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. The employee interfaces with staff, management, other departmental representatives, transportation and government officials, business representatives, and the general public in explaining RCTC policies and requesting and providing information.

Summary of Benefits Available


  • CalPERS Retirement System
  • Classic: 2.7% @ 55/PEPRA: 2% @ 62
  • Up to $750/month towards Medical Plans
  • Dental & Vision fully paid by RCTC
  • 401(a) Money Purchase Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation
  • $100,000 Group Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • 9/80 Work Schedule
  • Vacation
  • Sick leave
  • 12 Holidays/Year
  • Transportation Assistance Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

An RCTC employment application and resume must be submitted for consideration.

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Salary Range: $8,041 - $10,855 per month
Application Deadline: Monday, December 7, 2020 at 4:00 P.M.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, political science, transportation management, communications, or a closely related field and three (3) years of professional analytical experience, preferably in a government agency.

Licenses and Certifications:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License by time of appointment.

The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC/Commission), established through California State law, oversees funding and coordination of all public transportation services within Riverside County. The Commission’s responsibilities have grown in the 41 years since its inception from coordinating highway and transit planning and identifying projects for state and federal funding to responsibility for all aspects of region-wide planning for Riverside County’s mobility and operating toll facilities. Join an amazing team at RCTC and help plan and deliver transportation solutions!

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision, provides complex analysis and performs a variety of key functions in support of the Commission’s legislative affairs, public affairs, and projects and programs.

This is the advanced journey-level class in the Management Analyst series. Incumbents serve as subject matter experts in assigned functional areas and perform varied research and analysis to support RCTC projects and programs. Incumbents support the work of management staff by providing a professional-level resource for public policy, legislation, public administration, program, budgetary, fund, and operational analyses and studies. Responsibilities include performing diverse, specialized, and complex work involving significant accountability, consequence, and decision-making responsibility. This class is distinguished from the Legislative Affairs Manager in that the latter has full management and supervisory authority in planning, organizing, and directing the full scope of operations within the program.

EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Illustrative Only):

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.  

  • In support of the Legislative Affairs Manager, monitors, tracks, and analyzes federal, state, and local public policy, legislation, and regulations pertaining to transportation and RCTC and regional conservation programs or Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority (RCA).
  • Assists the Legislative Affairs Manager in developing strategies and tactics that support RCTC’s and RCA’s legislative platform and to plan, organize, and implement activities that advance RCTC’s and RCA’s public policy interests at all levels of government.
  • Assists in managing consultants on legislative and, on occasion, public affairs matters.
  • Supports the RCTC’s and RCA’s engagement and outreach with local and regional governments.
  • Prepares reports, policy documents and correspondence.
  • Monitors and communicates RCTC’s and RCA’s positions on legislation, regulations, and other governmental policies and programs pertaining to transportation, habitat and land conservation policy, funding, and operations.
  • Develops educational materials that clearly communicate RCTC’s and RCA’s position on key policy initiatives.
  • Assists the Legislative Affairs Manager and Public Affairs Manager by coordinating the development of materials for RCTC staff participating in intergovernmental meetings, city council meetings, public hearings, groundbreaking and ribbon-cutting events, advocacy association meetings, chamber of commerce meetings, and before transportation special interest groups at the local, regional, state, and national levels.
  • Participates in legislative advocacy team meetings related to local, state, and federal legislation and generates summaries and policy memos pertaining to upcoming events such as hearings, votes, negotiations, and other public meetings.
  • Assists Planning and Programming Department with discretionary grant opportunities at the state and federal levels.
  • Participates in advocacy coalition meetings on behalf of the Commission.
  • Writes letters, responses to inquiries, elected official talking points, award applications, blog posts, news releases, op-ed pieces, and other materials to advance strategic awareness of RCTC’s and RCA’s transportation and habitat and land conservation efforts.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned or required.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Advanced project and/or program management, analytical processes, and report preparation techniques.
  • Advanced organizational and operational practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation, development, and implementation of public policy, legislation, programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Local, state, and federal government, preferably including established relationships and experience dealing with government officials and institutions.
  • News media, social media, video production, and public outreach tools.
  • Writing for and pursuit of grants and awards.
  • Writing letters, press materials, advocacy and communications collateral, content for online publication, and general communications with the public, including diverse communities.
  • Research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
  • Contract management best practices.
  • Event management best practices.
  • Communication techniques and best practices.
  • Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility.
  • Transportation, habitat conservation, and/or associated fields of land use planning, and government funding and finance.
  • Record keeping principles and procedures.
  • Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.
  • Advanced English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
  • Advanced knowledge in developing presentation materials.
  • Techniques for effectively representing RCTC in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
  • Techniques for providing high quality customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and RCTC staff.
  • The Spanish language sufficiently to provide written and verbal translation is desirable though not required. Riverside County and Inland Empire intergovernmental issues is desirable though not required.

ABILITY TO:

  • Demonstrate a high standard of personal integrity.
  • Effectively plan, conduct, and present complex and difficult research to RCTC management containing credible information that can be easily communicated externally on a wide variety of topics.
  • Deliver clear and concise written and verbal presentations and documents of technical information to a wide variety of audiences such as RCTC management, elected officials and their staff, and community stakeholders
  • Analyze, interpret, summarize, and present administrative and technical information and data in a time-efficient and thorough manner.
  • Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
  • Make strategic, politically-sound recommendations to RCTC management and elected officials based on data, analysis, and personal integrity.
  • Effectively coordinate with and/or manage consultants and contracts.
  • Effectively represent the External Affairs Department and RCTC in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, businesses, professional and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality regarding politically sensitive matters.
  • Receive constructive feedback and adapt while also providing constructive feedback to other team members.
  • Be comfortable and professional in a variety of highly visible situations, such as internal department meetings throughout the organization, external meetings with influential stakeholders, public meetings and public presentations.
  • Establish brand and message consistency across a variety of platforms, such as written correspondence, advocacy and communications collateral materials, public presentations, testimony, and website content.
  • Work independently with minimal direction and strong instinct about what needs to be done.
  • Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
  • Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Operate and maintain modern office equipment, including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, via phone and video, and in writing.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines in politically sensitive situations.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS: Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various RCTC meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, over the telephone, and via video meeting technologies. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds.
This is primarily a sedentary classification and the employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. The employee interfaces with staff, management, other departmental representatives, transportation and government officials, business representatives, and public in explaining RCTC policies and requesting and providing information.

Summary of Benefits Available


  • CalPERS Retirement System
  • Classic: 2.7% @ 55/PEPRA: 2% @ 62
  • Up to $750/month towards Medical Plans
  • Dental & Vision fully paid by RCTC
  • 401(a) Money Purchase Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation
  • $100,000 Group Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • 9/80 Work Schedule
  • Vacation
  • Sick leave
  • 12 Holidays/Year
  • Transportation Assistance Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

An RCTC employment application and resume must be submitted for consideration.

DISCLAIMER - If you are using Chrome or Firefox, please download a copy of the PDF first, then submit, print, or save using Adobe Acrobat.

Salary Range: $8,041 - $10,855 per month
Application Deadline: Monday, December 7, 2020 at 4:00 P.M.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, transportation management, communications, or a closely related field and five (5) years of professional analytical experience, preferably in a government agency.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License by time of appointment.

The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC/Commission), established through California State law, oversees funding and coordination of all public transportation services within Riverside County. The Commission’s responsibilities have grown in the 41 years since its inception from coordinating highway and transit planning and identifying projects for state and federal funding to responsibility for all aspects of region-wide planning for Riverside County’s mobility and operating toll facilities. Join an amazing team at RCTC and help plan and deliver transportation solutions!

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision, provides complex analysis and performs a variety of key functions in support of the Commission’s public affairs program.

This is the advanced journey-level class in the Management Analyst series. Incumbents serve as subject matter experts in assigned functional areas and perform varied research and analysis to support projects and programs administered by RCTC and the Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority (RCA). Incumbents support the work of management staff by providing a professional-level resource for program, budgetary, fund, and operational analyses and studies. Responsibilities include performing diverse, specialized, and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making responsibility. This class is distinguished from the Public Affairs Manager in that the latter has full management and supervisory authority in planning, organizing, and directing the full scope of operations within the program.

EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Illustrative Only):

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.  

  • Provides support to the Public Affairs Manager to increase public awareness and understanding of:
    • The delivery of multiple highway and passenger rail projects, commuter services, and other programs, including the challenges associated with securing funding and the changing landscape of transportation in the 21st century, and
    • The largest multiple species habitat conservation plan (MSHCP) in the United States, which protects 146 plant and animal species as part of an integrated countywide plan to advance environmental, transportation, and local economic development goals in western Riverside County.
  • Provides support to the Commuter & Motorist Assistance Manager to increase awareness and consideration of alternative transportation:
    • Directs consultant team in development and implementation of outreach and marketing activities, campaigns, events, and strategies to promote commuter assistance programs to area employers, commuters, and residents.
    • Creates and manages commuter assistance program reports including trend analyses of key performance indicators; leads program and outreach analysis and provides recommendations to the Commuter & Motorist Assistance Manager and commuter assistance consultant team.
    • Performs varied research, budgetary analyses, and contractor analyses to ensure alignment with commuter assistance strategies and budget.
    • Serves as RCTC Employee Transportation Coordinator by promoting ridesharing among staff and surveying progress toward ridesharing goals.
  • Participates in project team meetings and outreach team meetings related to project development and programs pertaining to transportation and habitat conservation; through attending these meetings the incumbent promotes opportunities for public feedback to RCTC and RCA through public meetings, public hearings, virtual meetings, and briefings.
  • Attends, facilitates, and leads recurring and periodic meetings within and outside the agency relating to public affairs and habitat conservation.
  • Develops and manages, on a day-to-day basis, the Commission’s social media program, in consultation with the Public Affairs Manager, including developing posts, monitoring activity, and responding to inquiries.
  • Oversees Commission and RCA webpages, including working with consultants on website content, and maintains communications platforms for individual Commission projects and programs.
  • Integrates project and program key messages across all RCTC’s electronic media, when appropriate, and ensures consistent use of RCTC’s brand, logo, templates, stylesheets, etc.
  • Assists in managing contracts pertaining to public affairs.
  • Participates in construction meetings and gathers information pertaining to upcoming work, particularly how this work will affect the public’s travel patterns.
  • Directs work of consultants’ public outreach activities by monitoring strategic plans and goals, ensuring consistent messaging, and reviewing draft materials.
  • Organizes milestone events, such as groundbreakings and ribbon-cutting ceremonies, to ensure recognition of the Commission’s efforts, the role of elected officials, and partnerships with other agencies.
  • Provides support to the Public Affairs Manager to increase public awareness and understanding of western Riverside County habitat and land conservation efforts, including recreational opportunities, school resources, conservation, and development activities.
  • Provides regular reviews of all commuter assistance program marketing campaign collateral, online materials, communications, and outreach.
  • Monitors progress toward habitat and land conservation goals; prepares and presents quarterly data-driven reports to the Commission.
  • Researches and writes news releases, op-ed pieces, blog posts, talking points, award applications, letters, responses to inquiries, and other materials to further the Commission’s public awareness of capital projects delivery, habitat and land conservation goals and programs, commuter assistance programs, and transportation funding challenges.
  • Helps ensure public outreach efforts promote diversity and inclusion throughout Riverside County and within the organization and develops system for tracking and reporting progress.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned or required.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Advanced project and/or program management, analytical processes, and report preparation techniques
  • Advanced organizational and operational practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation, development, and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures.
  • News media, elected office structure, social media, video production and other outreach tools.
  • Research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
  • Contract management best practices.
  • Event management best practices.
  • Communication techniques and best practices.
  • Record keeping principles and procedures.
  • Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.
  • Advanced English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
  • Advanced knowledge in developing presentation materials.
  • Principles of habitat and land conservation.
  • Principles of diversity and inclusion within the public at large and across the workplace.
  • Techniques for effectively representing RCTC in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
  • Techniques for providing high quality customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and RCTC staff.

ABILITY TO:

  • Establish brand and message consistency across a variety of platforms, including website, social media, print, video, and public presentations.
  • Shepherd projects and assignments from concept to completion.
  • Plan and conduct effective research studies applying appropriate and effective methodology.
  • Plan, organize, and carry out complex assignments from management staff with minimal direction.
  • Effectively manage consultants and contracts.
  • Perform difficult and complex analytical research on a wide variety of administrative topics.
  • Analyze, interpret, summarize, and present administrative and technical information and data in an effective manner.
  • Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
  • Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
  • Effectively represent the department and RCTC in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals.
  • Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
  • Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Operate and maintain modern office equipment, including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Bilingual in English and Spanish highly desirable.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines in politically sensitive situations.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS: Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various RCTC meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and
retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds.
This is primarily a sedentary classification and the employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. The employee interfaces with staff, management, other departmental representatives, transportation and government officials, business representatives, and the public in explaining RCTC policies and requesting and providing information.

Summary of Benefits Available


  • CalPERS Retirement System
  • Classic: 2.7% @ 55/PEPRA: 2% @ 62
  • Up to $750/month towards Medical Plans
  • Dental & Vision fully paid by RCTC
  • 401(a) Money Purchase Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation
  • $100,000 Group Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • 9/80 Work Schedule
  • Vacation
  • Sick leave
  • 12 Holidays/Year
  • Transportation Assistance Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

An RCTC employment application and resume must be submitted for consideration.

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Salary Range: $8,041 - $10,855 per month
Application Deadline: Continuous

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, real estate, finance, or a closely related field and five (5) years of professional experience in ROW activities, preferably in highway, rail, and other transportation modes. A Senior Right of Way Professional (SR/WA) designation from the International Right of Way Association and an Associate’s degree in business administration, real estate, finance, or a closely related field may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License by time of appointment.

The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC/Commission), established through California State law, oversees funding and coordination of all public transportation services within Riverside County. The Commission’s responsibilities have grown in the 41 years since its inception from coordinating highway and transit planning and identifying projects for state and federal funding to responsibility for all aspects of region-wide planning for Riverside County’s mobility and operating toll facilities. Join an amazing team at RCTC and help plan and deliver transportation solutions!

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision, provides complex analysis and program support in the acquisition and delivery of right of way (ROW) for construction projects; manages and disposes of remaining property; provides a variety of analytical and technical support to program managers and director level positions to achieve department and RCTC goals; performs related work as required.

This is the advanced journey-level class in the Management Analyst series. Incumbents serve as subject matter experts in assigned functional areas and perform varied research and analysis to support RCTC projects and programs, including acquisition and delivery of ROW, management and disposal of property, and program evaluation. Incumbents support the work of management staff by providing a professional-level resource for program and operational analyses and studies. Responsibilities include performing diverse, specialized, and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making responsibility. This class is distinguished from the ROW Manager in that the latter has full management and supervisory authority in planning, organizing, and directing the full scope of operations within the division.

EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Illustrative Only):

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.  

  • Develops and administers the performance of technical tasks in the areas of ROW acquisition, relocation of displaced individuals and business, ROW engineering, valuation, business goodwill estimation, property clearance, environmental site assessment, sale of surplus properties, utility relocation, and eminent domain support; ensures that ROW is certified on time, prior to construction.
  • Oversees consultant progress and services including ensuring consultants provide regular updates, adherence to established deadlines, adequate communication, and conduct of recurring status meetings; reviews and recommends all consultant prepared agreements and documents for approval.
  • Prepares for, attends, and participates in ROW meetings on all projects and property-related matters.
  • Reviews various ROW related documents, including appraisal maps and appraisal reports, environmental site assessments, ROW mapping, deeds, records of survey, and other documents for adequacy and accuracy.
  • Order and review preliminary title reports or litigation guarantees for property encumbrances to be cleared during the escrow process.
  • Tracks utility relocation agreements, relocation progress, and progress payments.
  • Reviews and recommends all escrow documents for approval.
  • Assists in the oversight in utility relocation matters; attends meetings and coordinates with cities and legal counsel as needed.
  • Coordinates with CalTrans on state highway system projects; researches and interprets CalTrans policies, protocols, requirements, and regulations.
  • Coordinates with legal counsel on eminent domain matters and scheduling, as well as the Resolution of Necessity including the Condemnation Evaluation Meeting and Condemnation Panel Review Meeting.
  • Reviews and processes all ROW capital payment requests, including legal judgments, escrows, lost rents, and other factors.
  • Coordinates with project managers and consultants on ROW components and documents for construction projects.
  • Provides technical guidance to staff on property management and railroad licensing issues.
  • Plans, prepares, and directs consultants on excess land disposition; coordinates with cities, County, and potential buyers on real property matters and intra-agency transactions; recommends sales; prepares staff reports and makes presentation for committee and Commission approvals.
  • Prepares ROW scopes of work for Request for Proposals (RFPs) for ROW consultants in accordance with procurement processes and procedures; reads and evaluates rate proposals; participates in interviews; obtains Commission approval.
  • Coordinates the preparation of the annual budgets for various rail and highway projects specifically related to the ROW component; integrates data into project budget worksheets; monitors ROW expenditures against budget and recommends and prepares budget amendments for the ROW Manager when appropriate.
  • Oversees the preparation and finalization of construction and maintenance agreements with railroads and ROW components of cooperative agreements with Caltrans.
  • Researches and responds to inquiries and requests in support of public inquiries and of senior management staff relating to ROW issues.
  • Oversees the maintenance of ROW records, including databases, maps, and legal documents; ensures compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • Monitors compliance with all applicable policies, rules, regulations, and laws related to ROW.
  • Follows RCTC’s Right of Way Policies and Procedures Manual, Caltrans Right of Way Manual, and/or FTA Circular, as applicable.
  • Stays abreast with legal, regulatory, and policy developments affecting areas of responsibility.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as required.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Federal and state regulations governing ROW acquisition, relocation, and property management.
  • Working knowledge of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the California Environmental Quality Act
    (CEQA) regulations.
  • Principles and practices of preparing ROW acquisition schedules and budgets.
  • Principles and practices of hazardous materials inspection and mitigation.
  • Principles and practices of negotiation and communications.
  • Advanced project and/or program management, analytical processes, and report preparation techniques.
  • Advanced organizational and operational practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation, development, and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Budget development and administration and sound financial management policies and procedures.
  • Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility.
  • Research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
  • Record keeping principles and procedures.
  • Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.
  • English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
  • Techniques for effectively representing RCTC in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and RCTC staff.

ABILITY TO:

  • Perform programmatic administrative, budgeting, and operational reporting activities.
  • Plan and conduct effective research studies applying appropriate and effective methodology.
  • Plan, organize, and carry out assignments from management staff with minimal direction.
  • Perform difficult and complex research on a wide variety of administrative topics including ROW program requirements, funding, budget proposals, and operational alternatives.
  • Analyze, interpret, summarize, and present administrative and technical information and data in an effective manner.
  • Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery and improvements in operations, methods, procedures, and techniques.
  • Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
  • Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
  • Effectively represent the department and RCTC in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals.
  • Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
  • Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Operate and maintain modern office equipment, including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines in politically sensitive situations.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Possession of, or ability to become a Notary Public within the first year of employment.
  • SR/WA Designation from the IRWA (preference).
  • Bilingual in Spanish (preference).

PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS: Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various RCTC meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in
this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds.

This is primarily a sedentary classification and the employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. The employee interfaces with staff, management, other departmental representatives, transportation and government officials, business representatives, and the general public in explaining RCTC policies and requesting and providing information.

Summary of Benefits Available


  • CalPERS Retirement System
  • Classic: 2.7% @ 55/PEPRA: 2% @ 62
  • Up to $750/month towards Medical Plans
  • Dental & Vision fully paid by RCTC
  • 401(a) Money Purchase Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation
  • $100,000 Group Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • 9/80 Work Schedule
  • Vacation
  • Sick leave
  • 12 Holidays/Year
  • Transportation Assistance Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

An RCTC employment application and resume must be submitted for consideration.

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Thank you for your interest in Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC).

Due to the volume of applications received, we are not able to confirm receipt or current status of individual applications by phone. We make every effort to confirm the receipt of applications via email, when possible.

We appreciate your interest in RCTC and wish you every success.

HOW TO APPLY


RCTC accepts applications for employment only for currently posted/open positions.

Please review the job announcement to confirm any supplemental questions or specific requirements pertinent to that recruitment. Applications received after the posted recruitment deadline will not be considered for the position.

Please submit RCTC Employment Application, resume, and applicable documents directly to HR@rctc.org.

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APPLICATION

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It is the policy of RCTC to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, RCTC will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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