Employment and Procurement Information
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Greater Glens Falls Transit – Deputy Director of Transportation
Greater Glens Falls Transit (GGFT), a department of the City of Glens Falls, is seeking candidates to fill the full-time position of Deputy Director of Transportation. The position involves assisting the Director of Transportation in managing day-to-day operations of the public transit system and working with outside agencies to help develop new programs and services to improve the range and scope of mobility options available in the greater Glens Falls region.
Ideal candidates should have strong communications skills and be able to effectively interact with a wide range of outside agency staff and the general public; have a background in transportation program administration/management; and have solid computer skills. Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum of two years of related professional experience is desired.
Position will remain open until it is filled, based on civil service requirements. A provisional appointment will be made with examination to be held at a later date. Selected candidate must meet civil service requirements for appointment following the establishment of the eligibility list.
Interested candidates should submit a résumé and cover letter describing how they are qualified and why they are interested in the position to:
Greater Glens Falls Transit
495 Queensbury Avenue
Queensbury, NY 12804
Requests for Proposal
Oneida County Department of Planning/ Herkimer-Oneida Counties Transportation Study (HOCTS) is currently accepting proposals for the:
System-Wide Analysis for Transit Based Transportation Connections
(SWA for TBTC) Study
RFP Submissions are due no later than 3:00 p.m. on 8/31/18.
Full RFP specifications may be examined or picked up at no expense at the:
Herkimer-Oneida Counties Transportation Study (HOCTS)
Boehlert Center at Union Station
321 Main Street, 3rd floor
Utica, NY 13501
or can be downloaded at:
Oneida County Planning/ Herkimer-Oneida Counties Transportation Study (HOCTS) is seeking a qualified transit and transportation consultant, with substantial experience for the purpose of completing a system-wide analysis for transit-based transportation connections to multiple transportation modes throughout Oneida County and neighboring counties. The purpose of the System-Wide Analysis for Transit Based Transportation Connections (SWA for TBTC) study is focused on the re-organization of the Oneida County Rural Transit (OCRT) System for the purposes of building system efficiency, providing a higher level of service, increasing ridership, and obtaining a greater return on investment of public transit dollars in Oneida County. This includes but is not limited to identifying modal gaps in the Oneida County transportation network, analyzing actual user needs, planning service to meet needs, developing comprehensive transit service in rural and urban areas, identifying opportunities for transit to support economic development, and increasing multi-modal connectivity and efficiency. OCRT operates with grant funding through the FTA Section 5311 Formula Grants for Rural Areas program. Oneida County has urban transit service in the cities of Utica and Rome operated by Centro, a CNYRTA company, an FTA Section 5307 Urban Area Formula transit funding program direct funding recipient, which will be reviewed under the scope of this study. Transit, for the purpose of the SWA for TBTC study, means a collaborative, planned, realistic, viable, and sustainable system promoting the movement of people to access food, education, medical, and community activities. The intent of the SWA for TBTC is through system-wide analysis to encourage economic development and enhance the quality of life, by identifying, developing, and strengthening transit opportunities’ and resources in rural and urban Oneida County. The expected budget for the SWA for TBTC is not to exceed $275,000; which will be contracted in a single contract but may have multiple phases. One six-month extension may be provided for completion of scope however, the project budget will not be increased under this contract.
Oneida County Planning/ Herkimer-Oneida Counties Transportation Study (HOCTS) reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, and right not to award the bid.
The County of Oneida, in order to promote its established Affirmative Action Plan, invites sealed bids from minority groups. This policy regarding sealed bids and contracts applies to all persons without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap.