Important: If you applied for a position before March 24, 2023, please check the status of your application here. MTA employees, click here to check your job application status.

Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content
Back to job search

HR Employment Operations Staff Analyst Trainee

Job ID: 1117
Business Unit: MABSTOA
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Oct 18, 2023


Job Information:

Title:                                  Analyst Trainee Series, HR Employment Operations
First Date of Posting:        10/10/2023
Last Date of Filing:            10/17/2023
Authority:                           OA/TA
Department:                       People
Division/Unit:                      Human Resources - Employment Operations
Reports to:                         Director, Employment Operations 
Work Location:                  180 Livingston Street, Brooklyn 
Hours of Work:                   9:00AM- 5:00PM

This position on the NYC Transit payroll is competitive and is eligible for the 55-a Program.  This position is open to qualified persons who are eligible for the 55-a Program.  Please indicate in your cover letter and in the upper right corner of your resume that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program.  For detailed information regarding the 55-a Program, please visit the following link


Salary Range:    

Staff Analyst Trainee I OA: $50,924 - $53,980 (Represented by TWU)

Staff Analyst Trainee I TA:  $46,171 - $48,938 (New Hire Rate: $40,149; Rep by OSA)

Staff Analyst Trainee II OA:   $55,001 - $61,111 (Represented by TWU)

Staff Analyst Trainee II TA:   $49,864 - $55,406 (New Hire Rate: $43,361; Rep by OSA)   

Transit Management Analyst Trainee OA: $49,295 (Flat Rate; Represented by TWU)

Transit Management Analyst TA Trainee:  $51,017 (Flat Rate Non-Represented)



This position is responsible for handling all employment related activities for candidates being considered for an appointment or promotion which may include coordinating hiring pools, reviewing pre-employment documentation to ensure eligibility for employment in compliance with all Federal, State, City, Transit rules, regulations, policies and procedures, interviewing and processing candidates.  The incumbent will work collaboratively with New York City Department of Citywide Administrative services (DCAS), other City Agencies and internal departments on civil service transactions and personnel actions; and manage civil service lists to ensure compliance with all applicable civil service law and personnel rules and regulations.  The incumbent will also conduct analyses of eligible lists of candidates and prepare reports and evaluations as appropriate, to assist hiring departments in making their hiring decisions and recommendations; track and monitor departmental authorized hiring approvals to ensure vacancies are filled in accordance with established quarterly hiring plan; and facilitates the resolution of concerns and issues among the operating departments and the relevant Human Resources subdivisions.

Education and Experience:


1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; or
2. An associate degree or completion of 60 semester credits from an accredited college or university and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following areas: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; or in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; or in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification; or in personnel relations, labor relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management; or
3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education, or a recognized accrediting organization and four years of satisfactory full-time professional experience as described in “2” above; or
4. A combination of education and/or experience equivalent to “1”, “2”, or “3” above. College education may be substituted for professional experience at the rate of 30 semester credits from an accredited college or university for one year of experience. However, all candidates must have a high school diploma or its education equivalent.

2. For Appointment to Salary Step 2:
Completion of 1 year of satisfactory service at Step 1.

Transit Management Analyst Trainee

1. A master's degree from an accredited college in accounting, architecture,
business administration, computer science, economics, engineering, engineering
technology, finance, industrial psychology, mathematics, physics, public
administration, public policy, transportation planning, urban planning/studies,
human resources management, labor relations, operations research, security
management or in a related area; or

2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college including or supplemented by
24 credits in one of the areas listed in "1" above.

Desired Skills:

  • Strong computer skills with working knowledge of Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of Civil Service Rules and Regulations. 
  • Knowledge of NYCT processes and procedures. 
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft. 
  • Excellent written, verbal communications and interpersonal skills.

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 “Commission”).

Equal Employment Opportunity:

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.

Save Job Saved
Similar Jobs