Investment Recovery Administrator

Apr 26, 2021
May 07, 2021
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or related field.
    • In lieu of a bachelor's degree, a high school diploma or GED and four (4) years of experience in inventory management may be considered

  • Two (2) years of experience in inventory management required. Experience in surplus management and contract management is a plus

  • Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued from the jurisdiction of residence

  • Experience
    • Experience in surplus management and contract management

Medical Group

Satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position, if required. The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this position either with or without reasonable accommodations.

Job Summary

The Investment Recovery Administrator is a mid-level surplus property and inventory disposition job. The incumbent is responsible for the sales and proper disposition of all excess and obsolete materials, non-revenue vehicle auctions, and serves as Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR) for the Authority's revenue generating contracts.

Essential Functions
  • Develops and implements systems for the identification, management, utilization, and disposition for excess and obsolete inventory to maximize inventory returns to the Authority.
  • Serves at COTR for all Authority-wide revenue generating contracts.
  • Places advertised bids, conducts negotiations with prospective external buyers, and verifies receipts of payment.
  • Attends public auctions to monitor the sale of surplus non-revenue vehicles and expired bus and rail fleets.
  • Coordinates and ensures that the Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) funded excess property is disposed in a manner consistent with FTA regulations.

  • Works with the multiple storeroom and maintenance organizations to determine and process obsolete, expire and no longer used parts and materials.
  • May operate Authority vehicle between work locations to perform job duties as required.
  • The essential duties listed are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Nor is it intended to limit in any way the right of managers and supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Evaluation Criteria

Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience.

Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:
  • Skills and/or behavioral assessment
  • Personal interview
  • Verification of education and experience (including certifications and licenses)
  • Criminal Background Check (a criminal conviction is not an automatic bar to employment)
  • Medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening (for safety sensitive positions)
  • Review of a current motor vehicle report


WMATA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law.

This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment. It is not intended to replace the official job description. Job descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.

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