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Associate Staff Analyst

Job ID: 3814
Business Unit: MTA Bus Company
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Date Posted: Mar 11, 2024


Job Information:

Title: Associate Staff Analyst - Revenue Management

First Date of Posting: 09/26/2023

Last Date of Filing: Until Filled

Authority: TA/OA

Department: Controller's Office Division/Unit: Revenue Management

Reports to: Manager, Debit/Credit Sales Reconciliation MetroCard Vending Machine

Work Location: 2 Broadway, Manhattan

Hours of Work: As Required

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


Associate Staff Analyst (OA – Represented by TWU): Min: - Max: $85,316 - $110,468

Associate Staff Analyst (TA – Represented): Min: - Max: $77,356 - $100,155 - (New Hire Start Rate: $67,264)


The selected candidate will perform financial and program analyses pertaining MetroCard vending machine sales. Responsibilities include monitoring, reconciling, and reporting cash, credit and debit card sales from NYCT, PATH and Air Train vending machines; creates daily and monthly reports for cash, debit and credit card sales and reconciling debit and credit card transaction fees associated with machine sales. Processes debit card adjustments through the merchant services provider, as well as respond to debit card sale disputes.

Education and Experience:

Associate Staff Analyst:

  1. A master’s degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, urban studies or a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school, and one year of satisfactory fulltime professional experience in one or a combination of the following: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research;   in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, 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 in a related area;  or
  2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and three years of satisfactory fulltime professional experience in the areas described in ʺ1ʺ.

Desired Skills:

  • Strong critical thinking and research skills
  • Knowledge of debit and credit card payment processing, settlement and reconciliation of funds and transaction fees
  • Knowledge of the various types of MetroCard fare products and the Automated Fare Collection system.
  • Must have excellent analytical, problem solving and judgement skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

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.

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