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Assistant Chief Officer Telecommunications

Job ID: 7169
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Various, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Electronics Maintenance
Date Posted: Jun 4, 2024


Job Information:
First Date of Posting: 6/4/24
Las Date of Filing: 6/18/24
Authority: OA/TA
Department: Subways
Division/Unit: Customer Environment & Facilities - Electronics Maintenance Division
Reports to: Deputy Chief, Telecommunications
Work Location: Various
Hours of Work: Managerial
Salary range: $126,204 (min) $179,128 (max) (Executive@ 1040 points)
The incumbent's primary responsibilities include but are not limited to; the management and direct oversight of various groups within the Electronics Maintenance Division's Telecommunications sub-division which Tests, Repairs, and Maintains Operational, Life Safety sensitive communications systems; including Emergency Alarms & Telephones along the ROW, Emergency Booth Communications Equipment, Fire Alarms, Help Point Intercoms, Public Address Systems and Customer Information Signs. Responsibilities will also include directing emergency response, short and long term planning strategies, administering operating budgets, training programs and ensuring the highest level of safety of customers and employees.
Education and Experience:
A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in computer science, communications, or a closely related field of study, and twelve (12) years of full-time related experience, of which eight (8) must have been in a managerial/supervisory capacity; or
A satisfactory combination of education and experience.

Desired Skills
  • Extensive (10 years or more) telecommunications experience in a lead technical and/or managerial role.
  • Managerial experience in a 24/7 operating environment is essential.
  • Knowledge of NYCT policies and rules.
  • Knowledge of NYCT safety and labor union rules.
  • Strong knowledge of telecommunications systems and their network infrastructures.
  • Experience managing hourly, supervisory, PTE and managerial titles.
Selection Method:
Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience and interview.
Other Information
Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all       
employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial       
Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the       
MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers,       
including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.      
The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply         
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