The San Mateo County Transit District is the administrative body for public transit and transportation programs in San Mateo County, California: SamTrans bus service, including Redi-Wheels paratransit service, Caltrain commuter rail service and the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. The District transports approximately 32 million customers a year and is one of the nation’s top transit agencies. We look forward to continuing our leading role in meeting the transportation challenges of the future.
The San Mateo County Transit District’s Finance Contracts & Procurement Division seeks an Administrative Analyst III to be responsible for performing a wide variety of analytical and program management in support of Contracts and Procurement for the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans), the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain), and the San Mateo County Transportation Authority (TA).
The Administrative Analyst III will develop summary reports and presentations on C&P program development and status. Review report and presentation of drafts with management, develop C&P Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), manuals, training materials and templates for internal and external customers, represent department and develop response to financial and program audit requests/findings, act as a liaison and respond to internal and external stakeholders on C&P related program management and
Processes, oversee the administration of C&P document control processes, including record maintenance to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures and third party requirement.
The incumbent will also conduct and lead complex procurement related studies, research, data analysis, and provide recommendations, develop detailed report specifications, test, maintain and enhance complex analytical and business driven reports, research, develop, implement and monitor business process improvement programs, research issues, analyze business processes and make change recommendations, manage the agencies’ P-Card program administration, including training and compliance, represent the department through participation on interdisciplinary committees, act as the department’s project manager for services, products and equipment, work with third party funding sources, District staff, and consultants on document control access and sharing of information, organize and audit administrative and technical documents, including, but not limited to, department policies, procedures, rules, regulations, forms and website content, manage the department’s records retention efforts to ensure timely disposal of records in accordance with established procedures, assist in developing and administering annual budgets, including analyzing current and historical trends, determining variances and improving cost effectiveness and develop and present training and technical assistance to staff and contractors on agency contracting policies, procedures and requirements.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, Planning, Public Policy, Finance and/or other related field with three (3) years of experience performing professional level administrative and analytical duties, plus one year of supervisory experience. Experience in public agency purchasing is preferred.
Experience in project management is preferred. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Sharepoint. Must have effective verbal and written communication skills.
The San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
About San Mateo County Transit District
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, also is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority.