City of Los Angeles-Principal diversity & Economic Opportunity Rep (Labor Compliance)

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Public Transportation Services Corporation(PTSC)


Bulletin No: 002416-009


Specialty: Labor Compliance

Closing Date: 10-JUN-20

Salary Grade: H1L

Salary Range: $77,334 - $96,658 - $115,960

External/Internal: EXTERNAL

Other Info: Project Employees occupy a budgeted position and are hired for projects that have a specific time frame of at least one year and up to five years (reviewed on a year-to-year basis). Employment in a Project position does not lead to regular status.

This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool(QCP)

Basic Function

Performs and leads highly complex work in support of Metro's Small Business, Certification, Outreach, Project Labor Agreement/ Construction Careers Policy (PLA/CCP), and Labor Compliance Programs.

Example Of Duties

Oversees staff in the negotiation, daily administration, and review of contracts for professional, support, and technical engineering projects and systems to ensure conformance with Metro Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Small Business Enterprise (SBE), disabled veteran business enterprise (DVBE) and labor compliance programs procedures, certification, and applicable regulations as well as other agency programs

Oversees, reviews, and comments on goal setting, compliance submittals, consultant and other support contracts and small business contract language for Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation for Bid (IFB) packages

Initiates action to resolve problems with consultants and other professional service firms; provides guidance in determining compliance; reviews and monitors the plans of prime contractors and consultants as they relate to meeting DBE, SBE and DVBE commitments

Performs project management lead oversight over compliance review audits and new program elements

Provides business advisement to Project Management on upcoming and current solicitations and contracts for small business opportunities and inclusion

Provides guidance to internal departments and external stakeholders on Diversity and Economic Opportunity (DEOD) programs and small business program guidelines and regulations

Conducts presentations on small business at small business workshops, forums, Board of Director meetings, legislative briefings and community groups as appropriate

Recommends, reviews, updates, and implements department policies and procedures

Oversees small business program reporting systems

Monitors, reports and briefs management on legislative changes that impact department programs

Responds to governmental agencies regarding DBE and certification matters

Oversees preparation of written documentation regarding audits, disputes, findings, hearings, and appeals

Represents department at meetings, conferences, and public events

Approves daily review of small business program activities for goal setting, contract compliance monitoring, certification and reporting

Attends, conducts, and oversees small business meetings, project briefings, program meetings and informal dispute resolution meetings with contractors, consultants and subcontractors

Develops small business programs and oversees process improvements

Drafts scopes of work and oversees procurement process contracts for small business support services

Prepares reports and gives oral presentations to management and the Board of Directors as applicable

Prepares various letters and notices to internal departments, contractors, consultants and subcontractors

Reviews and approves SBE, DBE and DVBE certification determinations and conducts certification appeal hearings

Manages Subrecipient monitoring and reporting

Attends progress meetings to review contract issues, ensures prompt payment, and makes adjustments to compliance administration

Investigates contractor small business complaints and renders findings

Conducts and oversees contract closeouts and imposes administrative sanctions for non-compliance

Prepares monthly status reports, summaries, and other correspondence

Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees

Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out

May be required to perform other related job duties

Requirements For Employment

A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes:

administration; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected.

The following are the preferred qualifications:

Experience complying with State of California approved Labor Compliance Program (LCP)

Experience monitoring and enforcing State and Federal Prevailing Wage requirements

Experience implementing Disadvantaged Business Enterprise programs

Experience conducting investigations and presentations

Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements

A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions

Contract Compliance Administrator (CCA) or Master Compliance Administrator (MCA) certification preferred

Travel to project sites and examination of the work sites may be required

May be required to work irregular hours, split shifts, weekends, holidays, or 24-hour-a-day on-call assignment


Theories, principles, and practices of small business program development, contract compliance administration, and certification for public agencies

Federal and state laws and regulations and Metro policies governing small business program compliance and certification

Public policy governing public procurement and contract administration processes

Principles of supervision

Applicable business software applications

Skill in:

Performing small business program administration for professional services, design/build, and heavy construction contracts

Preparing comprehensive contract language, reports, and correspondence

Analyzing situations, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes

Exercising judgment and creativity in making decisions

Communicating effectively orally and in writing

Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives

Mediating and negotiating


Oversee large-scale small business and certification programs

Determine strategies to achieve goals

Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data

Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and management agreements

Supervise, train, and motivate assigned staff

Read, write, speak, and understand English

Selection Procedure

Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Application Procedure

To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. 

Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:

METRO Headquarters, Employment Office 

One Gateway Plaza

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. 

All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (TW)

*Open to the public and all Metro employees

This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.


Los Angeles, California
How to Apply
Applications accepted at: https://jobs.metro.net/PrintJobInformation.aspx