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Analyst Series (Buses)

Job ID: 7321
Business Unit: MABSTOA
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: May 8, 2024

Description

Job Information

Analyst Series (Buses) 

 First date of posting: 5/8/2024
Last date of posting: 5/29/2024
Authority: OA / TA / MTA Bus 
Department: Regional Bus Company 
Division/Unit: Budget
Reports To: Budget Officer
Work Location: East New York
Hours of Work: As required

Compensation

Associate Transit Management Analyst (OA – Represented by TWU) Min: $85,316 – Max: $110,468
Associate Transit Management Analyst (TA – Represented by DC-37) Min: $89,484 – Max: $115,859
Associate Transit Management Analyst (NON/REP C&S) Min: $86,565 – Max: $112,083 (new hire rate: $77,812)

Assistant Transit Management Analyst 1 (OA – Represented by TWU) Min: $65,003 – Max: $76,955
Assistant Transit Management Analyst 2 (OA – Represented by TWU) Min: $75,475 – Max: $ 84,060
Assistant Transit Management Analyst 1 (TA – NON/REP) Min: $65,954 – Max: $78,079
Assistant Transit Management Analyst 2 (TA – NON/REP) Min: $76,577 – Max: $85,288

Associate Staff Analyst (MTA BC – Represented by TWU): Min: $84,901 – Max: $109,929
Staff Analyst II (MTA BC – Represented by TWU): Min: $75,107 – Max: $83,649
Staff Analyst I (MTA BC - Represented by TWU): Min: $64,686 – Max: $76,579 

Associate Staff Analyst (OA – Represented by TWU): Min: - Max: $85,316 - $110,468
Associate Staff Analyst (TA – Represented by OSA): Min: - Max: $83,098 - $107,591 (new hire 
rate: $72,258) 

Staff Analyst II (OA – Represented by TWU): Min: $75,475 – Max: $84,060
Staff Analyst II (TA – Represented by OSA): Min: $73,510- Max: $81,871 (new hire rate: $63,923) 
Staff Analyst I (OA – Represented by TWU): Min: $65,003 - Max: $76,955
Staff Analyst I (TA – Represented by OSA): Min: $63,310 - Max: $74,950 (new hire rate: $55,049)

NOTE: TA employees must be permanent in the Staff Analyst, Associate Staff Analyst, Transit 
Management Analyst and Associate Transit Management Analyst title in order to be considered.

Overview 

The selected candidate will be a part of the regional Buses Operations team that is responsible for providing analytics for the management decision support. The team’s work scope includes but are not limited to the following. Develop and monitor the operating budget of New York City Transit, Department of Buses, and MTA Bus Company. Monitor variances from the budget. Develop and present the mid-year forecast and quarterly plans for the Bus Operation. Coordinate and monitor facility contract modifications. Liaison with the other departments regarding financial expenditure as well as reconciling billing issues. Maintain, monitor and report on maintenance hourly, line supervisor and dispatcher requirements in order to forecast the hiring and adjustment budget. Depending on project assignment and business requirements, specific task may include planning and conduction surveys. Providing statistical analysis on operations. Presenting results. Researching and planning usage of data source for creating new procedures and quality-checking deliverables.

Responsibilities

The analyst will provide a wide range of quantitative and analytical support on a timely basis for Bus Senior Management, Headquarters, the Office of Management and Budget, and other third-party stakeholders. The incumbent will prepare, analyze, and/or review financial reports and variance explanations for $2.3 billion in operating expenditures, 14,000 FTE, and facilities rental lease agreements. The selected candidate will ensure that each expenditure is recorded in the accounting books and is referenced to supporting source documentation (purchase order, Invoice, etc.) that can be readily retrieved. The analyst will provide metrics used of all calculation assumptions used for reporting actuals and where actuals are unavailable.

Education and Experience

Associate Transit Management Analyst:

1. A master's degree from an accredited college in business administration, public administration, public policy, engineering, engineering technology, economics, architecture, mathematics, physics, computer science, finance, accounting, transportation planning, industrial psychology, urban planning/studies, human resources management, labor relations, operations research, security management or in a related area, and two (2) years of full-time satisfactory professional experience in the collection, evaluation and use of data relating to operational procedures, administrative systems, equipment and space utilization, and staffing requirements, including the preparation of charts, graphs, drawings and technical reports. One (1) year of experience must have been in the transportation industry; or

2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in one of the areas listed in "1" above; and three (3) years of full-time satisfactory experience as described in "1" above. One (1) year of this experience must have been in the transportation industry.

Assistant Transit Management Analyst I & Assistant Transit Management Analyst II:

1. A master's degree from an accredited college in business administration, public administration, public policy, engineering, engineering technology, economics, architecture, mathematics, physics, computer science, finance, accounting, transportation planning, industrial psychology, urban planning/studies, human resources management, labor relations, operations research, security management or in a related area, and one (1) year of satisfactory full-time professional experience in the collection, evaluation and use of data relating to operational procedures, administrative systems, equipment and space utilization, and staffing requirements, including the preparation of charts, graphs, drawings and technical reports; or

2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in one of the areas listed in "1" above; and two (2) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience as described in "1" above.

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 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, or fiscal management or in a related area; 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

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 or university 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

• Excellent organizational skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
• Ability to utilize databases (PAIRS, ADEPT, SPEAR, Tableau) and provide analysis to develop reports.
• Excellent interpersonal, analytical, research and problem-solving skills

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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