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Staff Analyst Series - System Safety

Job ID: 6539
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Apr 9, 2024


Job Information:

Title: Staff Analyst Series - System Safety
Opening Date: 03/18/2024
Closing Date: 04/08/2024
Authority: OA/TA
Department: System Safety
Division/Unit: SVP/VP
Reports to: Vice President, Office of System Safety
Work Location: 2 Broadway
Hours of Work: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

TA Applicants must be in a permanent civil service status in the title(s) of Staff Analyst Trainee or be on an established list for said title(s). If you are on an established list, your list number must be reachable to be considered for appointment.
Candidates selected for this position on the NYC Transit payroll may be placed in a competitive ornon-competitive class position based on their qualifications. Qualified candidates who are placed in a competitive class position 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



Staff Analyst I (TA): $63, 310 - $74,950 (New Hire Rate: $55,049)

Staff Analyst II (TA): $73,510 - $81,871 (New Hire Rate: $63,923)

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

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


The position will be responsible for supporting the Vice President, System Safety and perform professional work of varying degrees of difficulty and responsibility in the administration of the Office of System Safety (OSS) training compliance, preparation, reviewing, and tracking invoices and travel packages, and the conduct of safety-related research and studies. This position will work with OSS Senior staff on tasks related to personnel, general documentation, statistical safety analysis and research, program and policy activities, and communication.

The Staff Analyst will adhere to standards of proper employee ethical and confidential conduct and perform the following responsibilities and abilities:

  • Acts in a highly responsible capacity requiring intimate knowledge of departmental functions, programs, policies, and objectives and advise on same to departmental leadership.

  • Compiles, reviews, and prepares various statistical reports.

  • Composes routine correspondence for OSS divisional, departmental head, and agency presidential signatures.

  • Coordinates various projects within and across OSS divisions.

  • Edits and proofreads correspondence for clarity and accuracy prior to submission for approval.

  • Screens telephone calls, visitors, messages, and other general correspondence.

  • Interacts with external sources to resolve complaints regarding employees, facilities, or services.

  • May provide guidance and direction to OSS personnel.

  • Track and maintain petty cash accounts.

  • Records and transcribes confidential data and correspondence.

Education and Experience:

  1. A masters 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; or
  2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of satisfactory full time professional experience working 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.
  3. An associate degree or completion of 60 semester credits from an accredited college and four years of full-time satisfactory full-time professional experience as described in 2 above.
  4. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a state's department of education, or a recognized accrediting organization and six years of full-time satisfactory full-time professional experience as described in 2 above.
  5. 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 for one year of experience. However, all candidates must have a high school diploma.

Special Note:

To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level II, individuals must have, after meeting the minimum requirements, one additional year of professional experience as described in 2 above.

Desired Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 Suite, Access Databases.

  • Familiarity with New York City Transit operations and procedures.

  • Experience with Microsoft Power BI.

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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