In 2018, Metro Transit was named Outstanding Public Transportation System among the nation's largest transit agencies. This award recognizes many achievements. Into this award winning organization, we are hiring an EEO (Non-Discrimination) Program Manager who will be responsible for overseeing the central management of Metro's EEO (non-discrimination) program.
The EEO Program Manager for the Department of Metro Transit partners with Metro's EEO Officer and sets standards for the department-wide non-discrimination program. This position oversees and conducts assessments and employment discrimination investigations as required by federal, state, local and departmental, laws, regulations and policies. The EEO Program Manager serves the Metro employee community by helping to ensure that it is free of discrimination in employment policies and practices, thereby increasing the health and safety of our workforce. It serves King County communities by administering the process for potential Title VI complaints and by working in partnership with employees, managers and supervisors and colleagues to ensure that Metro is a workplace free of discrimination and therefor able to provide world-class service. This position is integral to supporting equity and social justice in the workplace and helps ensure that Metro is the employer of choice in the King County region and is a fabulous place to work for everyone.
About King County and Metro:
As the only county in the United States named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Metro proudly seeks to live up to his principles and values of equity and social justice for all. King County is home to many diverse communities, and at Metro we cherish all that is unique about them. We seek to ensure that our services are culturally responsive to all communities within our service area.
Metro is striving to build an enduring legacy of diversity and inclusion, equity and social justice, employee engagement, innovation, continuous improvement, safety, and environmental sustainability. King County government and Metro Transit have adopted a pro-equity agenda to advance this legacy. We are actively developing the systems and standards necessary to achieve better outcomes for all of our residents and our employees. We are changing the way government delivers service--for example by actively engaging the people we serve in our planning processes. Through innovations like these Metro has won national recognition as a model of excellence.
At King County Metro Transit we believe:
Our diverse culture encompasses the unique perspectives, knowledge, skills and abilities, and the rich dimensions of identity each member of the Metro community brings to work every day. These perspectives and human dimensions are built through life experiences and membership in socially defined groups. The diverse experiences and perspectives of our employees help us serve King County residents in an equitable, and culturally responsive way.
This position is primarily responsible for the development and execution of Metro's EEO (nondiscrimination) Program including overseeing and conducting employment discrimination investigations in order to ensure the lack of discrimination in the workplace and increase diversity and the inclusion of all. The position also administers Metro's process for potential Title VI complaints.
Applying equity and social justice principles is a daily responsibility and a foundational expectation for all King County employees. The EEO Program Manager is expected to provide leadership, model and apply equity and social justice shared values, behaviors and practices across all of the job duties such as:
Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills
We are looking for candidates who meet the following minimum qualifications:
In addition, the most competitive candidates will possess the following desired qualifications:
Note: Candidates are encouraged to translate life experiences to show how they meet required experience, knowledge, education and skills.
Who May Apply
This position is open to all King County employees and the general public.
The typical workweek is 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday and may require occasional evening and/or weekend work. This position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, and is not overtime eligible.
Forms and Materials Required
An online employment application, résumé and cover letter are required.
For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact Taniya Rai at Taniya.Rai@kingcounty.gov or 206-477-8682.
The most competitive candidates will be invited to one or more interview(s). Skype options are available for out-of-state candidates for the first-round interview only. Final interview must be in person.
This position is non-represented.
Class Code: 2340100
King County Metro Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diverse perspectives, life experiences, and differences. King County Metro encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, people of all ages, and veterans. We are committed to being equitable and fair in providing equal access to opportunities for all.