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Staff Analyst Trainee I-II (Procurement)

Job ID: 6895
Business Unit: MABSTOA
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Jun 11, 2024


Job Information
Staff Analyst Series - JVN 557 

First Date of Posting: 1/20/2023
Last Date of Filing: Open until filled 
Authority: TA/OA 
Department: MTA Procurement 
Division Unit: Procurement Operations 
Reports To: Senior Director  
Location: 2 Broadway, New York 
Hours of work: 8:30am-4:30pm 


Staff Analyst Trainee I (TA): $46,171 (Min) - $48,938 (Max) (New Hire Rate: $40,149) 
Staff Analyst Trainee II (TA): $49,864 (Min) - $55,406 (Max) (New Hire Rate: $43,361) 
- TA represented by OSA 
Staff Analyst Trainee I (OA): $50,924 (Min) - $53,980 (Max) 
Staff Analyst Trainee II (OA): $55,001 (Min) - $61,111 (Max) 
- OA represented by TWU L 100


The selected candidate will assist in performing several of the following contracts/procurement related functions: Prepare contracts in accordance with MTA procurement practices. Develop, solicit, negotiate and award contracts through the Bid process and the Request for Proposal process, and prepare related documents and analyses. Prepare and negotiate supplementary agreements such as modifications/task orders/change orders covering changes to scopes of work, pricing and/or fee schedules, and contract closeout. Collect, analyze and report data. Formulate bid submission requirements, bid evaluations, and review vendor qualifications. Conduct market surveys and qualification hearings. Purchase goods and services using Informal quotes. Prepare cost and price analyses of proposals; formulate negotiation positions; negotiate price for various procurement actions and prepare communications and written narratives summarizing negotiations and their results.


Education and Experience 

Staff Analyst Trainee I:   

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; or
  2. An associate degree or completion of 60 semester credits 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; or in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; or in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification; or in 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
  3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education, or a recognized accrediting organization and four years of satisfactory full-time professional experience as described in “2” above; or
  4. A combination of education and/or experience equivalent to “1”, “2”, or “3” 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 or its education equivalent.


Staff Analyst Trainee II:  

Completion of 1 year of satisfactory service as a Staff Analyst Trainee 1 

Desired Skills
Excellent written communication skills.
Demonstrated analytical and writing ability.

Selection Method:  

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

Other Information:
As an employee of MTA New York City Transit, you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the State of New York, if your position earns more than $105,472 (this figure is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.  


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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