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Thank you for your interest in employment with Palm Tran. We can accept your application only for those positions that are advertised below.

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Palm Tran Human Resources
3201 Electronics Way
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Note: Human Resources will notify you by phone, 4-6 weeks after the posted closing date, only if you have been selected for an exam or interview. If you have not been notified, it is safe to assume you were not selected this time and will need to reapply at a future posting.

Open Positions

Open date: 11-07-2018        Close Date: Open Until Filled
Position:SENIOR TRANSIT PLANNER
Salary:$62,734.88 - $120,808.16
Department:PLANNING
Location:3201 Electronics Way, West Palm Beach, FL
Hours:Monday - Friday between 8:00AM and 5:00PM
Other:Driving record must be approved by Palm Beach County Risk Management. All applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be subject to a thorough background investigation. THIS IS AN AT-WILL POSITION.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Palm Tran, is seeking a highly motivated and experienced transit professional to assist in the development of operating schedules to assure service reliability and cost efficiency in Palm Beach County, Florida. This position conducts a variety of complex studies in the planning of bus service changes, additions and improvements. Responsibilities include analyzing bus service problems for potential changes, evaluating circumstances and suggestions for feasibility, cost and impact, attending conferences with representatives of public agencies and private business concerns regarding public transportation services, preparing technical recommendations for bids, and managing operator route reporting processes.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Urban and/or Regional Planning, Economics, Geography, Business or Public Administration, Statistics, or a related field. Three (3) years of professional experience in transit or transportation planning; or an equivalent combination of related training and experience. Valid driver's license.

PREFERENCES:
Extensive knowledge of Palm Beach County, knowledge of and relevant experience in: the management of public transportation (bus transit) service delivery and related elements. Strong, verbal, written, and computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft office applications. Extensive experience related to fixed route transit operations and service delivery, especially in multi-division/multi-garage operating environments strongly desired. Long range transit planning, transit planning development exp; exp working with Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), other governmental agencies or regional planning efforts. Experience using, GIS, TRAPEZE FX scheduling, and its applications a plus. Experience with Emergency Preparedness desired.

In accordance with Affirmative Action requirements of Sec. 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Authority provides reasonable accommodation. If you need reasonable accommodation for interviewing or employment, please notify Palm Tran's Human Resources Department.

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Open date: 09-05-2018        Close Date: Open Until Filled
Position:Human Resources Intern
Salary:$10.00/Hour
Department:Human Resources
Location:3201 Electronics Way, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Hours:Scheduled work days and 19 hours per week for approximately a one-year duration
Other:Must be currently enrolled in a state licensed college or university, 18 years of age and maintain student status for the duration of the appointment. Applications or resumes received after the closing date will not be considered. Applications must include documentation of current enrolled status. Documentation must consist of one of the following: copy of paid class registration, copy of college identification card with photo or copy of grades. All documents must be within the past 90 days.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Palm Tran’s Human Resources Department has an exciting opportunity available for a Student Intern. Work alongside HR Professionals while gaining valuable experience. Work involves participation in special projects within the Human Resources Department. Work includes providing assistance in the areas of Benefits, Wellness, Recruitment and Selection, and Training and Development. Must be organized, detail orientated, motivated and willing to learn. Must have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalent recognized certification (GED). Intern must be currently enrolled in an accredited four (4) year college or university with major course work in Human Resources, Business, Public Administration, or Related Field. Basic computer knowledge.

PREFERENCES:
This is an AT-WILL POSITION. This posting is an announcement of a vacant position, it is not intended to replace the official job description. Job descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview. PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment. All applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be subject to a thorough background investigation.

In accordance with Affirmative Action requirements of Sec. 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Authority provides reasonable accommodation. If you need reasonable accommodation for interviewing or employment, please notify Palm Tran's Human Resources Department.

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Open date: 08-16-2018        Close Date: Open Until Filled
Position:RESERVATION SPECIALIST
Salary:$14.829 per hour
Department:Connection
Location:50 S. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL
Hours:Seven (7) day a week operation, Forty (40) hour work week
Other:Selected candidate must be willing to work varied/flexible schedule including evenings and weekends

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Palm Tran, Inc. is seeking for a qualified individual for a clerical position within our Paratransit Program with excellent communication skills. This position is responsible for answering inbound calls in a call center environment, inputting information regarding eligible clients, and performing various customer service functions and clerical work. May also be on call for emergency preparedness. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Operations Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from high school or certified recognized certification (GED). Six (6) months customer service experience in a call center environment inputting data; must possess excellent communication, typing and record keeping skills. Microsoft Word and Excel.

PREFERENCES:
Associates degree in Health Care or related field. Knowledge of ADA and TD transportation. Multilingual (English/Spanish/Creole).

In accordance with Affirmative Action requirements of Sec. 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Authority provides reasonable accommodation. If you need reasonable accommodation for interviewing or employment, please notify Palm Tran's Human Resources Department.

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Open date: 04-30-2018        Close Date: Open Until Filled
Position:Director of Transit Planning
Salary:$89,225 - $161,276
Department:Executive
Location:3201 Electronics Way, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Hours:8:00 A.M. To 5:00 P.M., M – F Evenings & weekends as necessary
Other:Palm Tran provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, tuition reimbursement and a defined benefit pension plan.This is an AT-WILL POSITION. This position is covered under a Labor Management Agreement. This posting is an announcement of a vacant position, it is not intended to replace the official job description. Job descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview. PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment. All applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be subject to a thorough background investigation. Please visit Palm Tran's website www.palmtran.org for more information and to submit an application and resume by closing date.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This is a highly responsible senior executive position which reports directly to the Executive Director. This executive organizes, directs, coordinates and oversees, the activities of Palm Tran's Planning Division including; scheduling, bus stops and shelters, strategic planning, grants programming, and research and analysis. Under the general direction of the Executive Director, the Director is responsible for carrying out long and short range transportation system planning initiatives and funding support. Focuses on strategic plan implementation that supports a comprehensive approach to meeting the transportation needs of the county; oversees the development of transportation system plans, transit route planning, evaluating proposed service adjustments, and coordinating with key agencies. Work will include representing Palm Tran at Public hearings and meetings, advisory boards and committees, other governmental agencies, and the public. Work is performed under the general direction o

QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in transportation, Urban Planning, Engineering, Business or Public Administration or closely related field and eight (8) years of progressively responsible professional experience in transit planning to include five (5) years in a senior management capacity. Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.

PREFERENCES:
Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration or similar field; experience in grants management, and American Institution of Certified Planners (AICP) certification are preferred.

In accordance with Affirmative Action requirements of Sec. 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Authority provides reasonable accommodation. If you need reasonable accommodation for interviewing or employment, please notify Palm Tran's Human Resources Department.

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Open date: 03-21-2018        Close Date: Open Until Filled
Position:Safety & Training Officer
Salary:$55,731.52 to $61,304 Annually, negotiable depending on qualifications; maximum $91,345.28
Department:Safety & Training/Operations
Location:345 Congress Avenue, Delray Beach, Florida
Hours:8:00 A.M. To 5:00 P.M., Monday – Friday/Evenings and weekends as required/necessary
Other:Palm Tran provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, tuition reimbursement and a defined benefit pension plan. This is an AT-WILL POSITION. This posting is an announcement of a vacant position. It is not intended to replace the official job description. Job descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview. PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment. All applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be subject to a thorough background investigation.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This is specialized professional, supervisory work overseeing the activities of Palm Tran's safety & training program. An employee allocated to this class works closely with the Director of Operations and the Senior Manager of Safety, Compliance and Training. This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with Palm Tran’s safety programs including, this is accomplished by developing and implementing safety programs; planning, developing, implementing and facilitating training; conducting investigations, inspections and audits; providing safety oversight; and reporting writing and review for both Fixed Route and Maintenance sections. Work involves interacting with all levels of employees, County and outside attorneys. Work is performed under the general direction of senior management and is reviewed through conferences, reports, evaluation of work and result obtained.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Transportation, or related field and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in transit safety or transportation operations; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to carry out the duties of the position. Completion of Bus Operator train the trainer course and accident investigation course. Must possess and maintain or have the ability to obtain within 90 days of hire, a valid Florida Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with passenger endorsement.

PREFERENCES:
Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration or similar field; State of Florida certified CDL Third-Party Examiner, experience in vehicle accident investigations, advanced PC skills, supervisory experience is preferred.

In accordance with Affirmative Action requirements of Sec. 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Authority provides reasonable accommodation. If you need reasonable accommodation for interviewing or employment, please notify Palm Tran's Human Resources Department.

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Open date: 03-12-2018        Close Date: Open Until Filled
Position:Senior Server Administrator
Salary:$64,621.44 to 71,083.10 depending on qualifications, maximum $105,896.96
Department:Support Services/Information Technology (IT)
Location:3201 Electronics Way, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Hours:8:00 A.M. To 5:00 P.M., Monday – Friday Evenings and weekends as required/necessary
Other:Palm Tran provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, tuition reimbursement and participates in a defined pension plan. This is an AT-WILL POSITION. This posting is an announcement of a vacant position, it is not intended to replace the official job description. Job descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview. PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment. All applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be subject to a thorough background investigation.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Palm Tran, Inc. is a Palm Beach County’s public transportation system that has an immediate need for a Senior Server Administrator to join its Information Technology section. The Senior Server Administrator will report directly to the IT Manager and will have full access to the server’s operating system, programs and recovery system utilities. The employee will be responsible for maintaining existing PHP scripted web applications, analyzing and recommending server system software configurations for any/all existing server platforms, planning, implementing, managing and operating support for all servers. Independent judgment is necessary to accomplish tasks and high degree of coordination is maintained with analysts, operations personnel, vendors and customers.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, statistics or closely related field; one (1) year of experience with PHP scripted web applications; four (4) years of experience in server administration; or an equivalent combination of related training and experience sufficient to carry out the duties of the position.

PREFERENCES:
Two (2) years of experience with PHP scripting, MySQL, PHP Admin, VMware, HP 3 PAR Storage Systems and Windows Server 2012, 2016.

In accordance with Affirmative Action requirements of Sec. 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Authority provides reasonable accommodation. If you need reasonable accommodation for interviewing or employment, please notify Palm Tran's Human Resources Department.

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Open date: 12-11-2017        Close Date: Open Until Filled
Position:Transit Planner II
Salary:$51,007.84 to $56,108.62 depending on qualifications; annual maximum $83,603.52
Department:Planning
Location:3201 Electronics Way, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Hours:8:00 A.M. To 5:00 P.M., Monday – Friday Evenings and weekends as required/necessary
Other:Palm Tran provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, tuition reimbursement and participates in a defined pension plan.This is an AT-WILL POSITION. This posting is an announcement of a vacant position, it is not intended to replace the official job description. Job descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview. PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment. All applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be subject to a thorough background investigation.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Palm Tran, the mass transit provider for Palm Beach County, has an immediate opening for a Transit Planner II; this is a mid-level planning work in a public transportation system. An employee in this position will provide planning and project support to Palm Tran’s short and long-range planning programs. Responsibilities include the development, planning, and analysis of planning studies, infrastructure planning, marketing research, federal/state/local government transit programs, as well as serving as a liaison to the business community, citizen groups, FDOT, Palm Beach County, MPO and other governmental agencies. This position will work with relative independence on routine technical matters and may function in the capacity of a project leader on assigned planning projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Engineering, Logistics or related field; minimum of two (2) years of experience in transit planning. Must possess a valid Driver’s License, or be able to obtain one within the first 6 months of employment.

PREFERENCES:
Master’s degree in a related field, three (3) or more years’ experience in transit planning, experience with infrastructure planning/site plan review, moderate to advanced skills with ArcGIS and MS Office Suite.

In accordance with Affirmative Action requirements of Sec. 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Authority provides reasonable accommodation. If you need reasonable accommodation for interviewing or employment, please notify Palm Tran's Human Resources Department.

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Open date: 12-11-2017        Close Date: Open Until Filled
Position:Scheduler Coordinator
Salary:$60,904.48 to $66,994.93 depending on qualifications; annual maximum $99,810.88
Department:Planning
Location:3201 Electronics Way, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Hours:8:00 A.M. To 5:00 P.M., Monday – Friday Evenings and weekends as required/necessary
Other:Palm Tran provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, tuition reimbursement and participates in a defined pension plan.This is an AT-WILL POSITION. This posting is an announcement of a vacant position, it is not intended to replace the official job description. Job descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview. PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment. All applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be subject to a thorough background investigation.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Palm Tran, the mass transit provider for Palm Beach County, is seeking a highly skilled Scheduler Coordinator to conduct a variety of complex duties in the scheduling and planning of bus service changes. This incumbent will analyze the bus scheduling problems for potential changes, evaluate circumstances and provide suggestions for feasibility, cost and impact. In addition, the Scheduler Coordinator will prepare technical recommendations for the fixed route quarterly bids. The position relies on experiences and exercises independent judgment on technical matters and in the application of professional scheduling methods.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Engineering, Logistics or related field. A minimum of Five (5) years’ full-time professional experience in transit, of which four (4) years involve transit scheduling; experience with Trapeze, FX (or equivalent fixed-route scheduling software) and excel. Valid driver’s license.

PREFERENCES:
Master’s degree in a related field, additional years’ experience in transit planning or transit scheduling, experience using AVAIL software system, ARC GIS. Mid-Large Transit Company experience.

In accordance with Affirmative Action requirements of Sec. 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Authority provides reasonable accommodation. If you need reasonable accommodation for interviewing or employment, please notify Palm Tran's Human Resources Department.

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