Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Job Specification




Pay Grade
H1N ($94,494.40 - $118,102.40 - $141,752.00)
Job Summary

Plans, manages, and oversees the activities/programs of the Agency's veterans′ hiring initiative to recruit and retain military service members for employment.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plans and manages Metro′s Veterans′ Outreach Program, including the identification of positions to target for veteran hiring and recruitment activities
  • Oversees internal consulting activities, including advising the CEO (Chief Executive Officer), executive staff, and departments, on veteran hiring initiatives
  • Collaborates with educational institutions to demonstrate support of veteran hiring at Metro
  • Oversees the development and creation of marketing materials for the Veterans′ Outreach Program
  • Engages with departments to encourage participation in the hiring of veterans
  • Participates at job fairs and outreach events to support veteran hiring efforts
  • Conducts presentations to translate military jargon into more commonly understood terms to assist Talent Acquisition staff with the screening of veterans′ applications
  • Develops and delivers quality projects from inception to close-out on time and within scope and budget
  • Works to justify and gain cooperation of other parties on practices, policies, and procedures for Metro′s Veterans′ Outreach Program
  • Ensures Metro meets all established goals relating to veteran hiring and retention
  • Coordinates activates with outside agencies to further veteran hiring initiatives
  • Manages and develops assigned staff
  • 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

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks)

  • Theories, principles, and practices of veteran hiring programs, survey research, performance measurement, and benchmarking
  • Veterans′ programs in the community
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing hiring practices for a public agency

Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things)

  • Supervising, training, motivating, and developing staff
  • Communicating effectively orally and in writing
  • Gathering, analyzing, and interpreting information to provide solutions
  • Preparing reports and correspondence

Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result)

  • Lead and facilitate an ongoing agency-wide veteran hiring effort
  • Work with network of external resources to discover and apply best practices for the agency
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees, public officials, and outside representatives
  • Manage a project from inception to culmination
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, policies, rules, contracts, guidelines, and budgets
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English
Minimum Qualifications

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 two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Organizational Development, or a related field


  • Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience working on veteran hiring initiatives; experience working on veterans′ programs preferred

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


Special Conditions

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions

  • Typical office situation
  • Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen

Physical Effort Required

  • Sitting at a desk or table
  • Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium
  • Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions
  • Communicating through speech in the English language required


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This classification is at-will and the incumbent serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority when classified as an Intermittent, Emergency, or Temporary employee and/or is assigned to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) or Board Clerk's Office.

This job specification is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.