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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.

You may submit an application via one of the following methods:
  1. 1. Online by registering an account here.
  2. 2. Printing this document and mailing/delivering it to the address below.
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: 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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Open date: 12-11-2017        Close Date: 12-15-2017
Position:RESERVATION SPECIALIST
Salary:$14.397 per hour/Pay Grade 15
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:
Looking for an 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: 11-22-2017        Close Date: Open Until Filled
Position:Procurement Manager
Salary:Starting salary $66,553 to $73,209 depending on qualifications: annual maximum $120,246.
Department:Administrative Services/Finance
Location:345 S. Congress Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33445
Hours:Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM 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 is searching for a well-rounded and detail oriented procurement manager with outstanding organizational skills to plan, direct, manage, and oversee the activities and operations of all procurement and materials management for the department including contract administration, warehousing/stores, inventory control and purchasing. An employee allocated to this position in this class is responsible for the development and maintenance of Palm Tran standards, guidelines, and procedures for the procurement of supplies, equipment, construction, and services; and conducts the purchasing activities of the company and exercises contractual management of third party agreements and projects. The employee is also responsible for ensuring the achievement of contract administration and contract compliance in accordance with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and County guidelines. Work involves review of documents to ensure compliance with legal guidelines, contracting principles and cost effective constraints. Work also involves the coordination of activities with other departments and government agencies to ensure timely and accurate contract preparation and problem resolution. Work includes the establishment of comprehensive guidelines, policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business Administration/Management, Public Administration or one of the Physical or Natural Sciences; major course work in Law; five (5) years of experience in contract management and procurement; experience with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) procurement procedures and guidelines. Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license at the time of appointment. Equivalency: Unrelated Bachelor’s Degree and seven (7) years of experience in contract management and procurement; experience with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) procurement procedures and guidelines OR Associate Degree and ten (10) years of experience in contract management and procurement; experience with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) procurement procedures and guidelines.

PREFERENCES:
Certification from an accredited procurement program such as NCMA, CPCM, certification from a program sponsored by NIGP, FAI, DAU or DAWTA. Five (5) years transit procurement experience of which two (2) years should be in a management capacity.

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: 07-03-2017        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 any equivalent combination of related training and experience.

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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