Sr. Diversity and Economic Opportunity Representative (WIN-LA)

Company: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority View more listings
Location: Los Angeles, California
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: $80,000 - $100,000
Job ID: 90581
Website: http://www.metro.net

Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC)

PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer

Non-Represented EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Bulletin No: 002407-007

Job Title: SR. DIVERSITY AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY REPRESENTATIVE (WIN-LA)

Specialty: WORKFORCE INITIATIVE NOW-LOS ANGELES (WIN-LA)

Closing Date: 12-MAY-17

Salary Grade: H1K

Salary Range: $69,722 - $87,131 - $104,541

External/Internal: EXTERNAL

At Will**

Other Info: This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool (QCP)

Basic Function
Perform complex contract compliance, labor compliance, and outreach work in support of Workforce Initiative Now-Los Angeles (WIN-LA), Project Labor Agreement (PLA)/ Construction Careers Policy (CCP)

Example Of Duties

  • Supports the development of Metro’s Workforce Initiative Now-Los Angeles (Win-LA) program by establishing and monitoring long-range goals, schedules, and strategies

  • Performs activities in support of the administration of WIN-LA and Project Labor Agreement (PLA)/Construction Career Policy (CCP), to ensure that contractors are in compliance with Metro policies program goals, initiatives and objectives

  • Presents WIN-LA and PLA/CCP information to contractors and subcontractors, including program partners, stakeholders and participants

  • Gathers and reviews documents from contractors, subcontractors, partners, and/or others to determine compliance with WIN-LA and PLA/CCP requirements

  • Responds to inquiries for WIN-LA and PLA/CCP information

  • Interfaces with various workforce/work source agencies, community based organizations, labor unions, contractors, educational institutions, small business organizations, and transit agencies to promote department programs

  • Supports the coordination of functions, groups, and projects related to WIN-LA, PLA/CCP programs

  • Counsels contractors, subcontractors, program partner's and participants on requirements of the WIN-LA and PLA/CCP and outreach programs

  • Responds to public inquiries on WIN-LA and PLA/CCP programs and policies

  • Monitors contracts for PLA and/CCP compliance

  • Monitors and audits contractor Employee Hiring Plans and monthly worker reports for compliance with PLA/CCP requirements

  • Conducts investigative activity to resolve open complaints, grievances and other identified PLA/CCP compliance issues

  • Represents department at internal and external meetings to clarify and discuss issues related to WIN-LA and PLA/CCP outreach programs

  • Develops partnerships with public agencies, labor/trade representatives worksource Centers and employment services organizations to coordinate activities to support the WIN-LA and PLA/CCP programs

  • Coordinates internal and external outreach events and speakers

  • Conducts internal and external training workshops, pre-bid meetings, and other standard meetings to convey program policies, processes, and regulations to contractors, the public, and stakeholders

  • Supports the development of WIN-LA and PLA/ CCP communication and marketing materials

  • Prepares program content, collateral and/or articles for Metro’s newsletters, website and other media related platforms

  • Prepares reports and various other correspondence

  • Leads team of subordinates and monitors activities

  • Generates and oversees the preparation of written documentation regarding jurisdictional disputes, arbitrations, audits, findings, appeals, and significant project milestones

  • Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees

  • Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out


Requirements For Employment

  • Bachelor's degree - Public Administration or related field

  • 3 years' journey-level experience implementing compliance, workforce, and/or economic development and/or outreach programs


Knowledge:

  • Theories, principles, and practices of workforce development, project labor agreements, and/or construction career programs/policies

  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations pertaining construction labor, labor wage compliance, public program oversight and compliance and/ or outreach program implementation

  • Business software applications such as Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word


Abilities:

  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing

  • Represent Metro before the public

  • Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions

  • Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence

  • Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcomes

  • Compile and analyze complex data

  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements

  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives

  • Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe

  • Read, write, speak, and understand English


Selection Procedure
Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Application Procedure
To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application.

Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:

METRO Headquarters, Employment Office
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SDR)

*Open to the public and all Metro employees

This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.

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Job Listing - Sr. Diversity and Economic Opportunity Representative (WIN-LA)