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Staff Analyst/Planner - Operations Planning

Job ID: 4360
Business Unit: MABSTOA
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Apr 24, 2024

Description

Job Information  

Title: Analyst/Planner Series  

First date of posting: 11/02/2023 

Last date of posting: Open till filled. 

Authority: MABSTOA 

Department: Operations Planning  

Division/Unit: Ridership Analysis  

Reports To: Manager Performance Analysis and Research  

Work Location: 2 Broadway  

Hours of Work:  9 am -5pm

Responsibilities.
 

Analyze both Operational and Service characteristic data for NTD (monthly and annual submissions). Data includes but is not limited to the financial, operating and asset conditions of three (3) of the MTA’s operating agencies. Organize and prepare operational statistics and perception data for adherence to Title VI for triennial submission to FTA and annual submission to MTA. Data includes but is not limited to Tables and Charts based on decennial census data and five-year rolled up American Community Survey (ACS) and analysis of System Standards and Policies. Perform Title VI Equity Assessments on biennial basis for Fare changes and on ad-hoc basis for “Major” Service changes. Maintain and update of Language Assistance Plan documentation. Complete expediently and accurately standard and ad-hoc data requests and assessments. 

Compensation 

Transportation Planner Series (OA) 

Principal Transportation Planner (OA): $91,050 - $120,924 

Senior Transportation Planner (OA): $85,921 – $109,536 

Transportation Planner (OA): $75,649 - $97,423 

Assistant Transportation Planner (OA): $64,687 - $76,579 

Staff Analyst Series 

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 

Desired Skills  

Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills are required. 

Knowledge of the National Transit Database and Title VI is required. 

Experience with statistics, data gathering, analysis techniques and technical writing. 

Good understanding of schedule making process, route planning strategies and passenger intercept surveys. 

Familiarity with the MTA public transit system. 

Knowledge of ArcGIS is a plus. 

Education & Experience 

Principal Transportation Planner 

A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college with a major in one or more of the following: engineering, urban studies, geography, transportation science, urban planning, economics, business, public administration, political science or related fields; and five (5) years of full-time paid experience in transportation planning, scheduling or operations.  A master’s degree in any of the fields listed for the baccalaureate degree may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. 

 Senior Transportation Planner 

A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college with a major in one or more of the following: engineering, urban studies, geography, transportation science, urban planning, economics, business, public administration, political science or related fields; and four (4) years of full-time paid experience in transportation planning, scheduling or operations.  A master’s degree in any of the fields listed for the baccalaureate degree may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. 

Transportation Planner 

Must possess education as stated above plus two (2) years of full-time paid experience in transportation operations planning or a satisfactory combination of education and experience. 

Assistant Transportation Planner 

Must possess education as stated above plus one (1) year of full-time paid experience in transportation operations planning or a satisfactory combination of 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 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; 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 

3.     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 

4.     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 

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. 

Other Information  

Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policy making 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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