[NFBWATLK] King County ADA Coordinator - Paratransit/Rideshare Operations

Nightingale, Noel Noel.Nightingale at ed.gov
Tue Sep 19 15:28:45 UTC 2017

From: King County, WA [mailto:KingCounty at subscriptions.kingcounty.gov]
Sent: Monday, September 18, 2017 10:47 AM
Subject: ADA Coordinator - Paratransit/Rideshare Operations

ADA Coordinator - Paratransit/Rideshare Operations<http://links.govdelivery.com:80/track?type=click&enid=ZWFzPTEmbXNpZD0mYXVpZD0mbWFpbGluZ2lkPTIwMTcwOTE4Ljc4Mjg4NzUxJm1lc3NhZ2VpZD1NREItUFJELUJVTC0yMDE3MDkxOC43ODI4ODc1MSZkYXRhYmFzZWlkPTEwMDEmc2VyaWFsPTE2OTM2MDQzJmVtYWlsaWQ9bm5pZ2h0aW5nYWxlQGNvbWNhc3QubmV0JnVzZXJpZD1ubmlnaHRpbmdhbGVAY29tY2FzdC5uZXQmdGFyZ2V0aWQ9JmZsPSZleHRyYT1NdWx0aXZhcmlhdGVJZD0mJiY=&&&100&&&http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kingcounty/default.cfm?action=viewjob&jobid=1850710>
09/18/2017 10:23 AM PDT

This position supports Metro's Paratransit/Rideshare Operations' programmatic efforts to assess, plan and make accessibility improvements to services for special needs populations including seniors and people with disabilities, based on in-depth review of current and emerging special needs transportation services required by state and federal regulations.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator will partner closely with Metro's ADA Compliance Officer to ensure alignment between ADA related work in the Paratransit/Rideshare section and Metro's comprehensive ADA compliance strategy.  Please note Metro's recruitment for the position of ADA Compliance Officer is taking place concurrently with this recruitment.  See www.kingcounty.gov/jobs<http://www.kingcounty.gov/jobs> to review the ADA Compliance Officer duties and qualifications.

Who May Apply
This position is open to the public and all King County Employees.

Work Schedule
The ADA Coordinator - Paratransit/Rideshare position is designated non-exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, and is therefore eligible for overtime pay. The position's base work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Forms and Materials Required
An online employment application completed at www.kingcounty.gov/jobs<http://links.govdelivery.com:80/track?type=click&enid=ZWFzPTEmbXNpZD0mYXVpZD0mbWFpbGluZ2lkPTIwMTcwOTE4Ljc4Mjg4NzUxJm1lc3NhZ2VpZD1NREItUFJELUJVTC0yMDE3MDkxOC43ODI4ODc1MSZkYXRhYmFzZWlkPTEwMDEmc2VyaWFsPTE2OTM2MDQzJmVtYWlsaWQ9bm5pZ2h0aW5nYWxlQGNvbWNhc3QubmV0JnVzZXJpZD1ubmlnaHRpbmdhbGVAY29tY2FzdC5uZXQmdGFyZ2V0aWQ9JmZsPSZleHRyYT1NdWx0aXZhcmlhdGVJZD0mJiY=&&&101&&&http://www.kingcounty.gov/jobs> with employment history going back at least ten years if you have ten years of employment (or more to include all relevant experience), answers to the supplemental questions, a resume, and a cover letter summarizing your interest in and qualifications for this position are required.

About Metro Transit's Paratransit-Rideshare Operations Team
King County's Paratransit-Rideshare Operations (PRO) offers commuter and community ridesharing services as well as accessible services. The Accessible Services group works to equip and motivate the community to provide additional mobility solutions, and empower the public with information to make informed transportation choices. Accessible Services develops innovative transportation products, technologies and services that are accessible and usable by everyone.

Rideshare services include vanpools, vanshares, Community Van, SchoolPool, ridesharing resources/tools such as RideshareOnline.com, and planning and implementing pioneering concepts such as TripPool, real-time rideshare and innovative first/last mile solutions.

King County Metro Transit
King County Metro Transit is a regional leader in getting people places quickly, reducing commuter stress, greening the environment and improving urban air quality, by providing comfortable, effective transit services for the thousands of commuters and other residents of King County, Washington. King County Metro's fixed-route service provides more than 120 million passenger trips and carries passengers approximately 500 million miles annually. Metro also meets public transportation needs through an array of other products and services.  We have pioneered or refined dozens of innovations that have made us a leader in this nation's public transportation industry.

Great Location
The Transit Division's central offices are located in Seattle's historic Pioneer Square district, in easy walking distance to the pier on Elliott Bay, close to popular urban residential neighborhoods like Queen Anne, South Lake Union and Capitol Hill, and near bus lines, Link Light Rail and the Sounder (commuter train) Station. King Street Center has a gym with lockers and showers, and a bike room for those who commute by bike.

Competitive Benefits
King County provides our employees with a free transportation pass (good on most transit systems throughout the Puget Sound region).  We offer a benefits package that includes competitive medical, dental and vision benefits for spouse, domestic partner and family dependents, competitive vacation, sick holiday and executive leave plans, and participation in the State's Public Employees Retirement Plan (PERS) are provided, as well as the option of participating in the County's deferred compensation plan (a 457 plan).

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