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SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Immediate Availability
  

The Virginia Railway Express (VRE), a growing commuter rail operation connecting Washington, DC with Northern Virginia and surrounding counties, is in need of one or two experienced professionals who will perform multiple roles in the areas of customer communications and commuter rail operations: Monitors train operations and proactively addresses issues such as delays, disruptions, or crisis. Coordinates communication with train crews, host railroads, partnering agencies or other entities; provides information to staff and the public. Answers phones and assists with customer service needs regarding passenger issues and complaints. May also assist with a variety of public events and initiatives.

Work experience in a transit operating environment and familiarity with VRE is highly desired. A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and at least 3 years of related operations and communications experience is required. Must be able to work flexible hours demanded by a transit operation environment. Must attain/renew Rules Certification on CSX, NS and Amtrak Railroads within one year of start date. Must also possess a valid driver’s license, current auto insurance, and maintain a safe driving record at all times during employment with VRE. For the complete job description, please see our website: www.vre.org. Full time position with great benefits. Projected hiring range: $52,713 - $75,000, depending upon prior experience and education.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans are encouraged to apply.  Background checks are performed on all new employees.  No inquiring phone calls will be accepted in response to this ad. Qualified candidates interested in applying should submit by e-mail or mail a professional styled cover letter, resume, salary history and three confidential references (to include their address, phone & e-mail) by close of business, July 31, 2020, to:

 

Human Resources Administrator

1500 King St. Suite 202

Alexandria, VA  22314

E-mail: hr@vre.org
 



OPERATIONS ADMINISTRATIVE TEMP (PART-TIME)

IMMEDIATE AVAILABILITY
 

The Virginia Railway Express (VRE), a growing commuter rail operation connecting Washington, DC with Northern Virginia and surrounding counties, is in need of a long-term part-time Temp, Monday – Friday, to work approximately 5 to 7.5 hours a day.  The position will initially be set up to work remotely and as our office staff transition back to work, it will report to VRE’s HQ located in Alexandria, VA with occasional work at VRE’s outlying locations in Fredericksburg, VA. This Temp will assist in a variety of invoicing tasks and activities, with general assignments to include electronic and physical maintenance of files, scanning of documents, data entry, responding to calls and emails concerning invoices, and provide administrative support.

The individual hired for this position must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills; be able to efficiently use a computer and related software applications (Microsoft Excel and Word); have a keen attention to detail; be able to work independently, efficiently, know limits and meet deadlines. This individual must also have a valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record at all times during employment with VRE.  For the complete job description, please see our website:  www.vre.org. This part-time temporary position pays $18.00 per hour and is authorized for a maximum of one year. The CEO has the authority to grant an extension of this time period if it’s deemed in the best interest of the organization.  Part-time temporary employees do not receive fringe benefits.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans are encouraged to apply.  Background checks are performed on all new employees. No inquiring phone calls will be accepted in response to this ad. Qualified candidates interested in applying should submit by e-mail or mail a cover letter, resume, and three references (to include their address, phone & e-mail) by close of business, July 31, 2020, to:

 

Human Resources Administrator

1500 King St. Suite 202

Alexandria, VA  22314

E-mail: hr@vre.org

 



If interested in applying for a crew member position for the VRE, please send your resume to Keolis at the email address below:

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