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SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
The position is responsible for overall contract adherence, oversight and operational management of Amtrak’s agreement with the MTA, NJT and Septa services. The position has direct oversight responsibility, supports and manages all departments within the commute district and ensures they are aligned around the strategic objectives and plans for operations and adherence to Amtrak and the commuter agency policies and procedures, with a focus on evaluating the effectiveness of the service delivery, organizational structure, staffing, and other internal operations. Identifies opportunities for improvement; establishes effective communications; development and monitoring of the budget; and responds to requests for information from local, state and federal agencies as associated with Amtrak and commuter operation agreement, policies and procedure. Is a direct liaison between Amtrak and the agency and advises, directs and consults with the agencies senior department managers and other appropriate staff to identify and resolve problems or conflicts, defines areas for enhancements, cross-functional efficiencies and improvement, and identify approaches and plans to meet/exceed objectives. Coordinates with, supports, and provides information to agency executives and management staff, city/county staff and officials, outside agencies, consultants and vendors, and special interest groups (as appropriate); prepares correspondence and supporting documentation (reports, presentations, etc.) as required and performs related duties as assigned.
COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
Posting Location(s):New York
Travel Requirements:Up to 50%
Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.
We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.
We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.
All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.
In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.
Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.
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