Chief Ethics Officer

/Chief Ethics Officer
Organization: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)
City: Los Angeles
State: CA
Country: USA
Closing Date: March 29, 2019

Metro plans, administers, designs, constructs and operates LA County’s transit and rail transportation system. Additionally, we are one of the nation’s largest funders of multi-modal transportation and goods movement projects. Metro is truly unique among our national transportation constituents, with broad responsibilities in the areas of planning, programming, design, operations and construction.

The Chief Ethics Officer is an ‘at-will’ position whose basic function is to plan and direct the overall implementation and execution of Metro’s Ethics Policy and Lobby Registration programs. This includes overseeing the operations of conflict of interest, code of conduct, ethics and lobby registration program functions. The Chief Ethics Officer develops strategies, establishes and implements policies and procedures to achieve departmental goals.

The ideal candidate will be a seasoned professional and leader well-versed in governmental practices surrounding conflict of interest and ethics regulations, principles and practices. The successful candidate will be or become an expert in the policies and requirements related to Metro’s Lobby Registration Program, as required under Metro enabling statutes. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills are required to interact with elected officials, senior leadership, partner agencies and contractors, as well as the general public, as necessary. Juris Doctorate and an active member in good standing of the California Bar is required. A bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Public Administration or other related field AND a minimum of eight years (8) senior management-level experience performing work in support of ethics programs is also required. A master’s degree in Political Science, Public Administration or other related field is desirable.

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of work-related references. Resume should reflect years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well relevant work experience. Apply online here:

Annual salary range: $176,009.60 – $220,001.60 – $264,014.40
Salary placement will be determined by education and experience.
A generous benefits package is included.

Frank Rojas
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: 916 471-3111

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority website:

Contact: 916 471-3111
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