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Job Title: Network Administrator
Job Posting#: 201607120001
Job Position: 133
Job Class: IT
Job Category: 03
Open: 3/18/2019
Close: 4/18/2019

Maintains computing environment by identifying network requirements; installing upgrades; monitoring network performance. Assess the organization’s network and implement hardware and software as needed. Oversee digital security and analyze data to optimize performance of the network. Oversee and troubleshoot LAN and WAN.

Network Administrator Job Responsibilities:

  • Establishes network specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements; designing router administration, including interface configuration and routing protocols.
  • Establishes network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, goodput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls.
  • Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor.
  • Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.
  • Prepares users by designing and conducting training programs; providing references and support.
  • Upgrades network by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
  • Meets financial requirements by submitting information for budgets; monitoring expenses.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Network Administrator Requirements:


A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering is needed. A strong understanding of network infrastructure and the ability to administer and troubleshoot network devices. Network Performance Tuning, LAN Knowledge, Network Design and Implementation, Problem Solving, Strategic Planning, Multi-tasking, Quality Focus, Coordination, Technical Understanding, and Quick Study are required.
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Notice is now given for the following meeting of the Birmingham- Jefferson County Transit Authority’s Board of Directors:

 

BJCTA Board Committee Meetings

Thursday, March 21, 2019 


Executive Search Committee- 9:00 A.M.

Finance & Administration Committee- Immediately following the Executive Search Committee 

Planning & Program Development CommitteeImmediately following the Finance & Administration Committee

Operations CommitteeImmediately following the Planning & Program Development Committee



PURPOSE:
                        Regular Order of Business

WHERE:                             Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority

                                                1801 Morris Ave, Second Floor

                                                Birmingham, AL 35203

*** Parking – You are welcome to park in the BJCTA lot, located at 16th St. & Morris Ave

Theodore “Ted” Smith, Board Chairman

Birmingham- Jefferson County Transit Authority

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Job Openings

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:                     PART TIME Bus Operator – Fixed Route

Department:              Transportation

Reports to:                 Operations Manager

FLSA Status:               Non-Exempt/Hourly (Contract)

Safety Sensitive:        Yes     

 

Summary

A Bus Operator/Fixed Route Operator is responsible for providing safe, courteous, and on time transportation to the general public. Under close supervision, operates commercial public transit buses/coaches in the MAX service area.  Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and are subject to drug testing, including random drug screens, in accordance with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Drug and Alcohol regulations.

 

Shifts – Not to Exceed 32 hours per week

4am – 9am

12pm – 5pm

4pm – 8pm

5pm – 9pm

6pm – 10pm

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Memorizes routes, transfer points, and fare structures for all lines assigned.
  2. Performs a complete pre-trip/post-trip inspection of bus.
  3. Performs safety checks of equipment.
  4. Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
  5. Ability to complete an assigned task in a safe manner and in a constant state of alertness.
  6. Must read chemical labels and follow safe handling procedures.
  7. Must understand and follow all safety rules.
  8. Must be able to work in a cooperative manner with co-workers and supervisors.
  9. Refers to and implements route maps, time schedules, and instructions for pull­ outs, line service, pull-ins, and off route trips.
  10. Provides schedule, route, and fare information to passengers seeking assistance.
  11. Operates wheelchair lifts and assists handicapped in boarding, riding and alighting in a safe manner.
  12. Reports hazardous or dangerous conditions along bus route and at passenger loading zones, including such hazards as unusual traffic, road conditions, obstructions, construction, and potential criminal activity.
  13. Writes reports and completes forms, including, but not limited to accident, incident, and motor coach discrepancies, run sheets, and passenger counts.
  14. Adheres to safety rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to ensure the wellbeing of MAX customers, employees, and business partners.
  15. Responsible for maintaining, supporting and promoting a safe work environment while complying with all MAX safety rules, polices, and procedures.
  16. May be required to mentor new coach operators about bus routes and operating procedures.
  17. Provides assistance in controlling accident or incident scenes.
  18. Provides vacation and temporary relief, as required.
  19. Comply with Federal ADA regulations to include calling out stops, securing mobility devices.
  20. Attend employee meetings; including safety, training, retraining, etc., as required.
  21. Inspects bus for lost articles.
  22. Removes refuse, and prepares bus for pull-out.
  23. Contacts Dispatcher with all problems.
  24. Performs other related duties similar in nature and level as assigned.
  25. Must attend mandatory meetings, as required.

 

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Must pass pre-­employment physical, including DOT medical card and DOT Drug Screen.
  2. No more than one (1) moving violations within the last 36 months and no convictions of driving under the influence of any prohibited substance.
  3. No convictions of driving while suspended or revoked.
  4. Must have good attendance and work performance record as verified by reference check prior to offer of employment.
  5. Must be available for varying shifts. Shifts assigned based on seniority.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registration

Must have a valid Alabama Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A or B and with a passenger and airbrake endorsement.  Must have new Alabama learner’s permit if have only taken the written CDL test. Good driving record with no more than one (1) moving violations with the last thirty-six (36) months and have no felony convictions on criminal record. 

 

Education / Experience

High school or equivalent with at least two (2) years driving a commercial vehicle or five (5) years experience driving a non-commercial vehicle with restrictions.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  1. Ability to read a map.
  2. Must be at least 21 years of age and have at least six-month fulltime public contact or customer service experience.
  3. Knowledge of State and local traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations involved in the operation of vehicles; vehicle safety rules and regulation.
  4. Knowledge of basic money and time concepts.
  5. Ability to read, write and speak Basic English.
  6. Ability to safely operate MAX vehicles and equipment efficiently.
  7. Ability to communicate courteously and effectively.
  8. Ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
  9. Ability to see details at close range (a few feet) and far range.
  10. Ability to quickly respond (with hand, finger, or foot) to a sight (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
  11. Ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  12. Ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. Does not include solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  13. Ability to choose quickly between two or more movements for response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part.
  14. Ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
  15. Knowledge of relevant equipment, polices, procedures and strategies to promote effective security operations for the protection of people, data, property, etc.
  16. Knowledge of local and Federal laws and regulations governing travel on roads and streets for public vehicles.

 

 

 

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

 

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

 

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use of hands and fingers, handle or feet reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Position requires ability to lift, push, pull, assist and secure wheelchair passengers and a minimum of 50 lbs. 

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Employee must be able to work in seasonal weather (cold and hot climates).

 

Americans with Disabilities Act

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have a right to request that BJCTA make reasonable accommodations in order to help you accomplish your work, which must still be performed in all its essential functions.

 

EEO – Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran’s status, disability status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

 

Testing

Applicants for this position may be administered a skills and knowledge test.

 

Receipt by BJCTA of a verified negative drug test result and/or negative breath alcohol test result (<0.02 BAC) is required prior to employment.   A verified positive drug and/or alcohol test will disqualify an applicant from employment

 

E-Verify

BJCTA E-Verifies.

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Front Page Items, General Information, Public Notice

Notice is now given for the following meeting of the Birmingham- Jefferson County Transit Authority’s Board of Directors:

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE BJCTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 12:00 Noon

PURPOSE:                        Regular Order of Business

WHERE:                             Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority

                                                1801 Morris Ave, Second Floor

                                                Birmingham, AL 35203

*** Parking – You are welcome to park in the BJCTA lot, located at 16th St. & Morris Ave

 

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Notice is now given for the following meetings of the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority’s Board of Directors: BJCTA Board Committee Meetings Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at the following times Executive Search Committee- 10 a.m. Finance & Administration Committee- Immediately following the Executive Search Committee  Planning & Program Development CommitteeImmediately following the Finance & Administration Committee Operations CommitteeImmediately following the Planning & Program Development Committee PURPOSE:                        Regular Order of Business WHERE:                            Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority                                                                                                1801 Morris Ave, Second Floor                                                                                                                                                         Birmingham, AL 35203     ** Parking – You are welcome to park in the BJCTA lot, located at 16th St. & Morris Ave Theodore “Ted” Smith, Board Chairman Birmingham- Jefferson County Transit Authority
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Front Page Items, General Information, Public Notice

Notice is now given for the following meeting of the Birmingham- Jefferson County Transit Authority’s Board of Directors:

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE BJCTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 12:00 Noon

PURPOSE:                        Regular Order of Business

WHERE:                             Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority

                                                1801 Morris Ave, Second Floor

                                                Birmingham, AL 35203

 

 

*** Parking – You are welcome to park in the BJCTA lot, located at 16th St. & Morris Ave

Download the Board Packet for this Meeting Here

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PUBLIC NOTICE

(Posted January 22, 2019)  

Notice is now given for the following meetings of the Birmingham- Jefferson County Transit Authority’s Board of Directors:

Finance & Administrative Committee – Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 9:00am

Planning & Program Development Committee – Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 11:00am

Operations Committee- Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 1:00pm  

PURPOSE:                        Regular Order of Business
WHERE:                             Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority                                                                                                                          1801 Morris Ave, Second Floor                                                                                                                                                         Birmingham, AL 35203  


*** Parking – You are welcome to park in the BJCTA lot, located at 16th St. & Morris Ave  

Theodore “Ted” Smith, Board Chairman Birmingham- Jefferson County Transit Authority
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