AC Transit is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy District Secretary. Under general direction, assists the District Secretary in managing the programs and activities of the District Secretary's Office; performs professional-level duties in support of the District Secretary and the Board of Directors; acts as the District Secretary in his/her absence. This classification is distinguished from the District Secretary in that the latter has overall management responsibility of the unit, and has the ultimate decision-making authority related to the direction, and operation of the unit, while this classification assists in the determination of the direction but is primarily responsible for its implementation and the day-to-day oversight of the unit's functions and activities. This classification is unrepresented at-will and reports directly to the District Secretary.
Experience: Equivalent to six (6) years of increasingly responsible and direct administrative support experience for executive personnel involving frequent public contact; including four (4) years in a public or governmental agency performing duties in direct support of an elected board who operate under the Brown Act at the level of an executive assistant, assistant District clerk, deputy clerk of the Board or equivalent; and two (2) years of supervisory/management experience, or project lead that involved the supervision of employees.Possession of, or ability to obtain within 12 months of hire, certification as a Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC).Must be willing to: (1) work outside regular business hours, including evenings and weekends, as required (2) travel to various locations as needed.
Voters created the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) in 1956 and subsequently approved a $16,500,000 bond issue in 1959 enabling the District to buy out the failing privately owned Key System Transit Lines. In October 1960, AC Transit’s service began. The new District built up the bus fleet with 250 new “transit liner” buses, extended service into new neighborhoods, created an int...ercity express bus network, and increased Bay Bridge bus service. October 2010 marks the 50th anniversary of AC Transit bus service. In the half century that AC Transit has been in operation, the District has expanded its service area considerably, expanded the types of services it offers, and become a leader in the use of alternative fuels. As at its inception, AC Transit is continually looking forward for better ways to move people