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Superintendent Track Access

Job ID: 5708
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Operations Planning
Date Posted: Feb 1, 2024


Job Information            Amended Post 2/1/2024. 
Title:                               Superintendent Track Access   
First Date of Posting:     1/29/2024
Last Date of Filing:        Open Until Filled
Authority:                       OA/TA          
Department:                  Operations Planning       
Division/Unit:                 Rail Planning         
Reports to:                    Director, Short Range Track Access                 
Work Location:             2 Broadway, Manhattan          
Hours of Work:             Managerial  
Salary Range: - $ 75,689 - $107,430, (Grade G)  
(UTLO Rep) Rate - $104,000  
This position manages the Track Access Communications group, who create hundreds of unique posters on a weekly basis to support service changes for maintenance and construction work across the subway system.  The Superintendent is also responsible for planning subway substitute shuttle bus service, including routing, running time and mileage. 
  • Direct development of high-quality service change notices and shuttle bus routes for subway service changes, balancing internal and external needs
  • Analyze operational service plans and schedules for changes to subway service.
  • Design and scout shuttle bus routes in the field; provide specifications to bus scheduling group.
  • Evaluate public-facing messages for accuracy, clarity and utility.
  • Ensure timely layout, production and posting of materials.
  • Collaborate with other departments on service change communication strategy.
  • Observe service change operations and recommend improvements.
Education and Experience  
A Baccalaureate degree in Public Administration, Economics, Urban Planning, Transportation Planning Or Engineering or a closely related field and four (4) years of full-time professional work experience in large rapid transit operations, two (2) years of which must have been in a managerial/ supervisory capacity OR a satisfactory equivalent of education and experience.  
Required skills: 
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent writing, proofreading, computer skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to negotiate competing requirements and create consensus.
  • Thorough knowledge of New York City subway system, geography and demographics
  • Knowledge of rail operation and technology, transportation planning, familiarity with track access procedures is plus.
 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 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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