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Staff Analyst 1- Operations Planning

Job ID: 3944
Business Unit: MABSTOA
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Feb 25, 2024

Description

Job Information 

Title:                                Staff Analyst  

First Date of Posting:       10/4/2023
Last Date of Filing:        Open till filled.
Authority:                       OA / TA
Department:                  Operations Planning
Division/Unit:                 Customer Service & Ops Support
Reports to                     Director
Work Location:              2 Broadway, Manhattan
Hours of Work:              9AM to 5PM

Compensation 

Staff Analyst  

Assoc. Staff Analyst (OA):          $85,316 - $110,468 

Assoc. Staff Analyst (TA):          $77,356 - $100,155 (New Hire Rate: $67,264) 

Staff Analyst II (OA):                  $75,475 - $84,060 

Staff Analyst II (TA):                   $68,430 - $76,213 (New Hire Rate: $59,505) 

Staff Analyst I (OA):                   $65,003 - $76,955 

Staff Analyst I (TA):                    $58,934 - $69,771 (New Hire Rate: $51,245) 

TA EMPLOYEES MUST BE PERMANENT CIVIL SERVICE ASSOCIATE STAFF ANALYST, STAFF ANALYST I OR STAFF ANALYST II IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED 

  

Responsibilities 

Analyst’s Responsibilities  

Traffic Checking Operations is responsible for the daily execution of the exclusive payroll function for 200 TWU hourly Traffic Checkers.  The process begins with manual data entry and the weekly cycle ends with electronic transmission each Saturday.  Each weekly cycle consists of the following duties and responsibilities: Daily data entry for all hourly employees, along with Pay book accuracy and control. Manual payroll control for field employees (non-timecard). Manual reconciliation of Kronos, print out to pay book to ATS system to ensure accuracy. Maintain leave balances: vacation, AVA, PLD, sick and OTO Handle 60% short term disability requests. Handle TransAmerica disability insurance requests. Manual payroll adjustments based on employee status changes. 

 

Education and Experience 

Associate Staff Analyst 

  1. A Master’s degree from an accredited college with a major 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 closely related field, and ONE(1) year of satisfactory full-time 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, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, fiscal management or in a related field; OR
  2. A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and THREE (3) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in the areas described in 1 above.

  

Staff Analyst I & Staff Analyst II 

  1.  A master’s degree from an accredited college or university 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, or urban studies, or a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school; or
  2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and two years of satisfactory fulltime 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; 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
  1. An associate degree or completion of 60 semester credits from an accredited college or university

             and four years of satisfactory full-time professional experience as described in "2" above; or 

  1. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and six years of satisfactory full-time

             professional experience as described in "2" above; or 

  1. A combination of education and/or experience equivalent to "1", "2", "3", or "4" 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.

Desired Skills: 

  • Excellent presentation, communication, and writing skills
  • Proficiency in technical writing and data analysis
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel and Word and GIS
  • Knowledge of New York City Transit subway and/or bus system and the geography of New York City are highly desirable.

Selection Method 

Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience and interview. 

Appointment may be at a comparable level to current level of selected candidate (if necessary). 

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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