Job Opportunities Help Wanted 3-17-21

SOUTH FAYETTE TWP.
SCHOOL DISTRICT                                                                                          is seeking a
Middle School Principal:
Complete job description and directions on how to apply are available at:
http://www.southfayette.org
Deadline 4:00 PM March 18, 2021
EOE

 

POLICE OFFICERS, FULL-TIME
& HOUSEKEEPING POSITIONS
OPEN
Pittsburgh Technical College is
seeking qualified applicants for the
following positions:
• Police Officers, Must have Act
120 & 235 (available for all shifts)
• Housekeeping (available for all
shifts)
Must pass criminal background
check. Immediate opening at our
North Fayette campus near Robinson
Towne Center. Apply to
http://www.ptcollege.edu (Employment
with PTC) or
http://www.workforptcollege.com .
EOE M/F

 

 

CONTROLLER
Catalyst Connection, an established,
economic development
organization focused on improving
the performance of local manufacturers,
is seeking a Controller to
join our accounting team that supports
our compliance with federal
and other government contracting
requirements. Your primary
responsibilities will be to direct and
coordinate the accounting and subrecipient
monitoring functions of
Catalyst Connection. This position
reports to the Chief Financial Officer.
Your background must demonstrate
a successful track record of
government contract compliance,
accurate accounting and reporting
experience, experience in building
electronic processes and systems
to support accounting and reporting,
and experience in communicating
effectively at all levels. This
position will support managing grant
initiatives & accounting reporting
including:
•Develop, analyze, and interpret
statistical and accounting information
to report on performance
and the operating soundness and
effectiveness of the organization.
Perform closing functions including
data entry, reconciliations, and
review accuracy of recording.
•Proficiency in Accounting and Project
Management Software.
•Conduct compliance activities with
government contracts, manage
reporting on government portals,
research and plan government contract
requirements and implement
systems for compliance, monitoring,
and reporting. Conduct subrecipient
monitoring in accordance with Uniform
Guidance and company policy.
•Coordinate audit and tax functions
•Propose internal control and process
improvements, including new
software and internet tools and provide
education for meeting government
compliance.
•Work in a collaborative team environment
to meet deliverables and
deadlines of grantors.
The ideal candidate will possess
a CPA with 6+ years’ experience
managing the financial function of a
complex multi-grant, multi-discipline
business environment, experience
in a federal contracts environment
(federal uniform guidance).
Include résumé, cover letter,
accounting systems experience,
and salary requirement to:
careers@catalystconnection.org
EOE

 

 

PRODUCT DESIGNER/APPLICATION SOFTWARE DESIGNER, INTERNATIONAL GROWTH

Duolingo, Inc. has multiple openings for Product Designer/Application Software Designer, International Growth in Pittsburgh, PA. Duties include: Brainstorm, collaborate, & share designs w/other designers & product team members to develop innovative & human-centered mocks, interfaces, & apps.; Implement product design & work with product mgrs. to develop mocks & usability studies to determine product tradeoffs; Analyze product metrics to develop short/long term strategy; Design functional interfaces for applications & software to shape user exp.; Apply user research, feedback, user data metrics, & interaction design principles to improve existing designs; Develop application software features by investigating user needs & contributing to team product strategies from human-centered design perspective. Requirements: Master’s degree in Human-Computer
Interaction or related field. Must have knowledge of following: (1) Web design or application design; (2) User Experience design; (3) Interactive prototypes; (4) Principle or Adobe After Effects or other time-based media or animation tool; & (5) Sketch or Adobe Illustrator. Email resume to jobs@duolingo.com with Job No. ProdDsgrIG2021 & title “Product Designer/Application Software Designer, IG” in subject line.

 

Product Design Engineer, International Growth/
Application Software Designer
Duolingo, Inc. has multiple openings for Product Design Engineer, International Growth/Application Software Designer in Pittsburgh, PA. Duties include: Develop application software features by investigating user needs & contribute to team product strategies by applying a user-centered approach; Develop functional interfaces for applications & software to enhance user exp.; Build innovative & relevant information architecture & interaction patterns that center on user exp. from conception until launch; Generate & review ideas for product changes that improve key product metrics; Identify, develop, &/or employ adequate data structures, algorithms, & software design patterns to prototype product initiatives; Monitor key metrics for unexpected effects on usage patterns & anomalies; Collaborate & work cross-functionally to understand the interplay of roles & responsibilities that take software product through a full life cycle. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field. Must have knowledge of following: (1) Text processing algorithms; (2) Interface design; (3) Computational vision; (4) Software architecture; (5) Operating systems; (6) I/O architectures; & (7) Programming languages, including Java, C, & C++. Email resume to jobs@duolingo.com with Job No. PDEIntlGrow2021 & title “Product Design Engineer, IG/Application Software Designer” in subject line.

CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

Port Authority is seeking a Chief Strategy Officer to work with the CEO charting the agency’s course for the next 25 years. This includes long range financial and capital planning across various funding scenarios; support for over 20 years of fleet and facility plans; stewardship of asset management policies; responsive, dynamic, and inclusive financial policies to include community- and project-focused procurement and investment; strategic planning; and ensuring that the agency’s outlooks builds and boost equity as an employer, business partner, and transit agency.
This division includes Finance, Procurement/Purchasing, Strategic Planning, and Project Management.
Essential Functions:
•With the CEO, C-Suite, community partners, and the Board of Directors develops the agency’s long-range plans to include financial, service, and capital projections, to steer the growth of excellent, equitable transportation in Allegheny County.
•Develops, monitors, and sustains strategies and policies pertaining to review, adjustment, and implementation of short- and long-term plans. Addresses strategic issues and
establish direction for areas such as Procurement.
•Adjusts those strategic plans to meet unexpected situations, new developments, and changes in the business environment; prepares for emergencies; anticipates events; understand the factors and conditions affecting the organization and responds appropriately to ensure strategic, capital, and fiscal responsibility.
•Plans and implements investment opportunities and financial strategies to improve Port Authority’s financial stability and cash position. Establishes and effectively maintains strategic relationships with local, state, and federal agencies, investment bankers, credit analysts, commercial bankers, and other members of the financial community.
Job requirements include:
•Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field.
•Minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible accounting or finance experience that includes five (5) years of experience in the administration of complex financial departments or projects in a large public or private organization. Demonstrated success in strategic planning and execution.
•Minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience.
•Effective and professional communication skills.
•Valid PA driver’s license.
•Availability for overnight traveling.
•Ability to coordinate various complex work assignments on short notice.
•Ability to function in a rapidly changing work environment.
•Ability to interpret, analyze and create complex federal and state funding formulas.
•Demonstrated ability in the use of Windows, and Microsoft Word and Excel. Proficient in the use of enterprise-wide Financial Programs.
Preferred attributes:
•MBA
•CPA
•Familiarity with transit or transportation system activities and functions is highly desirable.

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter (with salary requirements) and resume to:

K&A
Attn: Gregg Moser
7101 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 1210
Bethesda, MD 20814
gmoser@kapartners.com
EOE

 

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS
LIAISON
Port Authority is seeking a
Government Affairs Liaison to
represent Port Authority’s interests
at the federal, state, and local levels
of government to support legislative
actions, policies and programs for
public transportation.
Essential Functions:
•Serves as primary liaison between
the Authority and elected officials
and their staff for constituent issues
relative to Port Authority and public
transportation, engaging other Port
Authority divisions and departments
as necessary, working closely with
the Chief Communications Officer,
and using organizational data and
messaging.
•Monitors, reports, and analyzes
proposed legislation and government
activities for the purpose of
advising the Authority on matters
relevant to the Authority and public
transportation.
•Coordinates and directs Authority-contracted
government relations consultants.
•Conducts and develops analyses,
reports and recommendations on
relevant matters as needed and for
the purpose of informing, advising
and guiding Authority management.
Job requirements include:
•Bachelor’s degree from an accredited
school.
•Minimum of four years of experience
with local, state or federal government.
•Effective and professional communication
skills.
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively
with elected officials.
•Effective interpersonal skills.
•Effective oral and written communication
skills.
•Demonstrated project and time
management skills.
•Valid PA driver’s license.
Preferred attributes:
•Master’s Degree in public policy,
communications, law or similar area
from an accredited institution.
•Direct experience working with
Federal, State and/or Local legislative
bodies.
•Transit experience.

 

 

 

We offer a comprehensive compensation
and benefits package. Interested
candidates should forward a
cover letter (with salary requirements)
and resume to:
Danielle Jacobson
Employment Department
345 Sixth Avenue, 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2527
DJacobson@portauthority.org
EOE

 

DEPUTY CHIEF OPERATIONS
OFFICER – MAINTENANCE
Port Authority is seeking a
Deputy Chief Operations Officer
– Maintenance to be responsible
for the Authority’s bus and rail vehicle
maintenance and staff. Oversees
and implements bus and rail
preventative maintenance policies,
procedures, and performance
standards, and programs to ensure
safe and efficient operations of bus
and rail fleet.
Essential Functions:
•In collaboration with the COO-M
participates in the development of
the vision and direction for long and
short-range maintenance operations
of all Port Authority services.
•Participates in the development
and oversees the implementation
and management of a comprehensive
maintenance program for the
preventive and corrective repair of
all bus, and rail vehicles. Develops
and measures key operating performance
indicators (KPI’s) for areas
of responsibility.
•Participates in the development
and oversees the implementation of
procedures and policies related to
effective maintenance operations.
Develops and monitors performance
standards. Evaluates works
methods and operations, division
policies, procedures, and services
to determine effectiveness. Review
statistical data reports relating to
performance indicators.
Job requirements include:
•High School Diploma or GED.
BA/BS degree in Transportation
Management, Business & Public
Administration, Engineering or
related field. Education may be
substituted for education on a year for-
year basis.
•Ten (10) years of progressively
responsible diversified experience
in all facets of bus maintenance
operations, including considerable
experience in inspection,
maintenance and repair of bus,
rail or related vehicular fleet.
•Five (5) supervisory experience.
•Knowledge of safety, state and FTA
regulations and quality assurance
functions as it relates to bus, rail
and non-revenue vehicle
maintenance operations.
•Knowledge of development and
oversight of capital and operating
budgets.
•Knowledge of development and
oversight of technical training
programs and curriculum.
•Knowledge of union policies and
procedures with the ability to effectively
and equitable deal with labor
relations problems.
•Excellent communication and interpersonal
skills, including the ability
to establish and maintain positive
working relationships with those
encountered in the course of work.
•Must possess a valid driver’s
license and safe driving record.
•Familiarity with federal, state, local
laws and regulations related to
areas of responsibility.
•Must be available during an emergency
or disaster and as such, maybe be
asked to work during these emergencies
or disasters.
Preferred attributes:
•Master’s degree in Automotive,
Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical
Engineering, Business Administration
or related field.
•Transit/Transportation experience.
•Experience in a union environment.

 

 

 

We offer a comprehensive compensation
and benefits package. Interested
candidates should forward a
cover letter (with salary requirements)
and resume to:
Robyn Taylor
Employment Department
345 Sixth Avenue, 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2527
RTaylor@portauthority.org
EOE

 

MANAGER OF PROJECT
CONTROLS AND ASSET
PLANNING
Port Authority is seeking a Manager
of Project Controls and Asset
Planning to manage and coordinate
the project control and project
planning activities of the Planning
and Development Division.
Performs a full range of program
management and control functions
for projects of various scope, size,
complexity; manages the development
and implementation of cost and
scheduling tools and methods for
establishing, measuring, monitoring,
controlling, and reporting progress
and performance of capital
projects; manages the Transit
Asset Management program,
serves as technical advisor to assigned
project managers related to project
controls systems and procedures to
help achieve on-time and on-budget
goals.
Essential Functions:
•Manages project controls and support
activities with regard to administration
and management of capital and
operating budgets including the
supervision of the Budget/Project
Controls Analysts. Manages
activities related to the budgeting,
accounting, tracking, reporting and
verification of all costs associated
with division operating and capital
budgets, i.e. variances, professional
service contracts, construction/
procurement contracts, force
account activities.
•Leads team in performing liaison
activities related to grant applications,
requests of funding, project
controls and audits by internal and
external groups.
•Responsible for the administration
and procedures required to effectively
monitor design work, procurement
activities, contracts, and project
budgets for the division. Assists
project managers in planning, programming,
budgeting, scheduling,
reviewing and reporting of activities
for capital projects.
Job requirements include:
•BS Degree in Accounting, Business
Administration, Engineering or
related field.
•Minimum of five (5) years
of progressive experience in
project controls, asset
management, accounting, or
budget administration of
projects.
•Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory/
management experience.
•Professional and effective communication
skills.
•Excellent interpersonal skills.
•Valid PA driver’s license.
•Demonstrated ability in the use of
Windows suite of products, including
Outlook, Teams, Word, Excel and
PowerPoint.
Preferred attributes:
•Direct experience in Asset
Management.
•PMP Certification.

 

 

 

We offer a comprehensive compensation
and benefits package. Interested
candidates should forward a
cover letter (with salary requirements)
and resume to:
Amy Giammanco
Employment Department
345 Sixth Avenue, 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2527
AGiammanco@portauthority.org
EOE

 

MATERIAL CONTROLS
SPECIALIST
Port Authority is seeking a Material
Controls Specialist to research and
expedite the ordering of bus parts
and materials especially those
which are unavailable within the
general marketplace from qualified
vendors. Ensure the availability of
parts and materials to support Port
Authority’s bus operations. Coordinate
the testing of new or replacement
parts and materials with
Operations and the Fleet Coordination
Section to determine the reliability
and compatibility with existing
bus systems and equipment.
Essential Functions:
•Approves the stocking of new
items including establishing stock
levels, creation and assignment of
new stock numbers and entry into
the computerized inventory system.
Recommends the deletion of stock
numbers and the removal of obsolete
material.
•Interchanges original equipment
manufacturer’s and vendors’ part
numbers to eliminate multiple stocking
of identical parts.
•Searches for qualified vendors
committed to meet parts/material
needs of Port Authority; maintains
vendor communications for problem
resolution.
•Assist Fleet maintenance personnel
in identifying stock items needed for
bus maintenance.
Job requirements include:
•High School Diploma or GED.
•Associates Degree in Business or
Technical/Vocational Certification
in automotive/diesel repair. Fleet
Maintenance experience may be
substituted for the education on a
year-for-year basis.
•Ability to read/interpret technical
drawings and manuals, understand
technical terminology for engines,
transmissions, electrical components
and systems, and the use of
measuring practices and devices.
•Minimum of three (3) years experience
in Materials control/Inventory,
Fleet Maintenance or Automotive/
Diesel Repair
•Demonstrated ability in the use of
Windows, Microsoft Word, and Excel.
•Valid Driver’s License.
•Customer focused, well organized,
results oriented and a team player
with a participative management
style.
•Demonstrated Ability to work with
little supervision.
Effective and professional communications
skills.
Preferred attributes:
•Minimum of five (5) years experience
in Materials Control/Inventory,
Fleet Maintenance or Automotive/
Diesel Repair.
•Experience with PeopleSoft or other
ERP systems.
•Automotive, truck or bus parts
inventory experience.

 

 

 

 

We offer a comprehensive compensation
and benefits package. Interested
candidates should forward a
cover letter (with salary requirements)
and resume to:
Deborah Slocum
Employment Department
345 Sixth Avenue, 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2527
DSlocum@portauthority.org
EOE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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