Los Angeles County - Metropolitan Transportation Authority
May 14, 2018
Los Angeles, California
Annual salary range: $153,004
Full Time - Experienced
Executive Management, Human Resources
4 Year Degree
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Executive Officer, Labor and Employee Services Annual salary range: $153,004 - $191,006 - $229,008 The Metropolitan Transportation Authority offers a generous benefits package. Application deadline: Thursday, June 21, 2018
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (METRO) plans, administers, designs, constructs, and operates one of the nation’s largest transit and rail transportation systems in Los Angeles County. Additionally, it is one of the nation’s largest funders of multimodal transportation and goods movement projects. The Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC) was formed on August 10, 1997. PTSC is a component unit of LA METRO and this position is hired under PTSC pension and benefits.
Metro is truly unique among its national transportation constituents with broad responsibilities in the areas of planning, programming, design, operations, and construction. More than 10 million people, nearly one-third of California’s residents live, work, and play within its 1,433-square-mile service area. In addition to operating its own services, Metro administers and distributes funds for all Los Angeles County transit providers, as well as, funds a wide variety of transportation projects, including highways, commuter rail, transit, arterial streets, bikeways, pedestrian connections, and demand reduction strategies.
The Executive Officer, Labor Relations and Employee Services will execute direction to Labor & Employee Relations’ and the Pension and Benefits functions of Metro. This position has three direct reports including the Deputy Executive Officer of Employee and Labor Relations, the Director of Pension and Benefits and the Director of Employee and Labor Relations, and an overall staff of approximately 30 employees.
The ideal candidate will be a skilled leader and business partner who can thrive in a busy and fast-paced working environment. The ability to foster and strengthen a team-oriented staff, develop talent, and build excellent partnerships is required to be successful. Candidates must have a dynamic and positive presence, be honest and have high integrity, good interpersonal skills, and be able to communicate with staff and audiences at all levels. The successful candidate will have exposure in the public sector, a strong background in pension, benefits, and employee and labor relations, and experience in transportation or similar industry. A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Industrial Relations, Law, or other related field and eight (8) years of senior management-level experience in Labor Relations and/or Human Resources which includes a minimum of five (5) years of experience administering pension & benefits programs and participating in labor contract negotiations is required. Experience as a Chief Negotiator, a Master’s degree or Juris Doctorate and professional certificates/licenses are desirable.
To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related reference, as well as the size of staff and budget you have managed. Resume should reflect years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well as relevant work experience. Apply on our website: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=348