To plan and direct Metro's Small Business Outreach, Labor Wage & Retention, and Project Labor Agreement/Construction Careers Policy Programs administered by the Diversity & Economic Opportunity Department.
Example Of Duties
Directs, manages, and establishes policy for the Strategic Business, Project Labor Agreement (PLA) & Construction Careers Unit of the Diversity and Economic Opportunity Department, establishes goals, and develops strategies, resolves major problems and monitors department activities and outcomes
Oversees the implementation of the Project Labor Agreement/Construction Careers Policy and Workforce Initiative Now Programs to ensure that compliance is effectuated and that Metro goals are achieved
Oversees the implementation of Metro's Labor Wage and Retention Programs Units (Prevailing and Living Wage compliance) to ensure compliance with regulatory and policy requirements
Oversees the implementation of an aggressive Small Business Outreach Program which communicates contracting opportunities and develops methods to facilitate small business participation in all contracting areas
Attends Board meetings and formulates policy recommendations for Metros Board of Directors
Coordinates small business focus groups for large rail projects
Oversees the activities of Metros Transportation Business Advisory Council (TBAC)
Represents Metro at meetings, conferences, and public events
Prepares and presents reports to the CEO, Board of Directors, and management
Directs studies, investigations and analyses; presents oral and written reports of findings and recommendations to the CEO
Supervises subordinate staff and fosters an open, professional, team working environment
Develops and maintains liaison with federal, state, and local transportation regulatory agencies
Communicates Metro's safety vision and goals; oversees the implementation of agency and departmental safety rules, policies, and procedures; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees
Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out
This job specification is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.
Requirements For Employment
Bachelor's degree - Business, Law, Public Administration, or other related field
5 years' director level experience developing and implementing equal opportunity programs, and/or small business outreach programs, and/or small business/labor wage compliance programs, and/or workforce development initiatives
Theories, principles, and practices of Small Business, Labor Wage Compliance, Outreach, Certification, and Diversity and Economic Opportunity Programs
Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing Small Business, Labor Wage Compliance, Outreach, Certification, and Diversity and Economic Opportunity Programs
Administrative methods, including program and budget development and implementation, capital and operating budgets, and funding sources
Modern management theory
Direct the overall operations of Strategic Business, PLA & Construction Careers Unit of the Diversity and Economic Opportunity Department
Communicate effectively orally and in writing
Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
Represent Metro before the public
Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome
Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
Determine strategies to achieve goals
Plan financial and staffing needs
Make financial decisions within a budget
Establish and implement policies and procedures
Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data
Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
Supervise subordinate staff
Read, write, speak, and understand English
Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.
To apply, visit Metro's website at (please use the apply button below) and complete an online Employment Application.
Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:
METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012
Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.
All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (kf)
*Open to the public and all Metro employees
**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority.
This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.