[NFBWATLK] King County ADA Compliance Officer - Transit

Nightingale, Noel Noel.Nightingale at ed.gov
Tue Sep 19 15:37:33 UTC 2017

From: King County, WA [mailto:KingCounty at subscriptions.kingcounty.gov]
Sent: Monday, September 18, 2017 10:47 AM
Subject: ADA Compliance Officer - Transit

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The ADA Compliance Officer - Transit advises and assists Metro Transit in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable regulations for Metro Transit's fixed route, paratransit, and community connections programs. This position sits in Metro's Service Development section and is the main source of agency information and education on the requirements of local, state and federal regulations and codes regarding accessibility and accommodation for people with disabilities in Metro services.

The ADA Compliance Officer will provide compliance guidance and best practices relating to requirements and decision-making in the areas of transit service, facilities, wayfinding, and vehicles.  The position will proactively identify areas of improvement as well as respond to issues raised internally or by the public.  The ADA Compliance Officer will also oversee processes addressing the management of complaints related to discrimination on the basis of disability in Metro services.

Who May Apply
This position is open to the public and all King County Employees.  This recruitment may be used to create an eligibility pool for positions opening within this classification over the next year.

Work Schedule
The ADA Compliance Officer - Transit position is designated exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, and is therefore not 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=ZWFzPTEmbXNpZD0mYXVpZD0mbWFpbGluZ2lkPTIwMTcwOTE4Ljc4Mjg4NzYxJm1lc3NhZ2VpZD1NREItUFJELUJVTC0yMDE3MDkxOC43ODI4ODc2MSZkYXRhYmFzZWlkPTEwMDEmc2VyaWFsPTE2OTM2MDQ1JmVtYWlsaWQ9bm5pZ2h0aW5nYWxlQGNvbWNhc3QubmV0JnVzZXJpZD1ubmlnaHRpbmdhbGVAY29tY2FzdC5uZXQmdGFyZ2V0aWQ9JmZsPSZleHRyYT1NdWx0aXZhcmlhdGVJZD0mJiY=&&&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.

Metro's Service Development Section
Service Development is responsible for the short to mid-term planning and implementation of transit services, schedules, facilities, traffic engineering, regional partnerships, RapidRide, transportation demand management, and other programs. With approximately 80 members, Service Development is a fast-paced and collaborative team of high performing professionals and is at the forefront of Metro's commitment to improving King County's integrated multi-modal transit system.

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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