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Transportation Analyst, G-18

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Transportation Analysts collect and analyze transportation statistics and information; develop methods of analysis; evaluate existing and proposed plans and projects for their ability to meet transportation objectives and their impact on social, economic, and ecological factors; and prepare reports of findings.  Employees participate in transportation systems, program and project planning, and project development.  These positions are located in the Department of Transportation, with a few positions in the Bridge Authority and the Thruway Authority.

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

A bachelors degree in agricultural engineering, architectural engineering, business administration, calculus, chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer information systems, computer science, economics, electrical engineering, engineering science, environmental engineering, geographic information systems, geography, geological engineering, information technology, land use planning, management information systems, mathematics, mechanical engineering, mining engineering, operations research, petroleum engineering, public administration, public policy, quantitative analysis, quantitative methods, regional planning, statistics, structural engineering, transportation engineering, transportation planning, transportation systems, transportation systems management, transportation systems planning, or urban planning; including or supplemented by 15 semester credit hours in calculus, chemical engineering, civil engineering, civil engineering technology, civil engineering technology statistics, computer modeling/science, economics, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, geography, geographic information systems, geological engineering, information science, information systems, information technology, mathematics, mechanical engineering, mining engineering, operations research/management, petroleum engineering, public administration, public policy, quantitative/analytical methods (mathematical or computer), quantitative analysis, statistics, transportation engineering, transportation or highway planning, transportation or highway management, transportation or highway systems engineering; AND two years of professional experience directly related to highways or transportation in either planning, engineering management, systems analysis or quantitative analysis of transportation or Highway systems and must have included direct responsibility for the preparation of written material such as narrative reports, letters of memoranda documenting the accomplishments and/or supervision of such activity. Additionally, this professional experience must have included one or more of the following: the identification an documentation of transportation problems and needs; the inventory, data analysis and description of highway or other transportation facilities, conditions or performance; the analysis and evaluation of existing or proposed transportation services including plans, programs, projects and policies; the development and/or coordination of transportation plans or policies; the development of projects for transportation facilities and/or service improvements (including traffic engineering or safety improvements); supervision and coordination of local transportation planning programs; the development and/or evaluation of transportation planning methods or models or program techniques or strategies.

Substitution: a qualifying master's degree substitutes for one year of professional experience. a qualifying PhD substitutes for two years of qualifying experience.

Examples of Non-Qualifying Experience: Experience in which the primary duties consist of data collection, clerical processing of information, fleet and crew dispatching or routing, school bus transportation administration, transportation related to travel and tourism, construction inspection, preparation of non-narrative statistical or tabular reports, route sales/delivery, product distribution/warehousing or other similar work that did not involve analytical techniques, the preparation of written material, traffic or transportation systems operations, transportation facility engineering design or cartography will not be considered qualifying.

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Candidates may also be appointed to a traineeship to this job title from the PCO eligible list. See the Select Job Titles description for more information. .

To Apply

You must have or expect to receive a bachelor's or higher degree by September 1, 2020.

The 2019 PCO will be open for application from January 18, 2019. To apply for the examination for this PCO Select Job Title you must apply for the PCO examination by February 20, 2019, fill out and submit the PCO Questionnaire by April 5, 2019, and take the PCO written test in April of 2019. The application for and information about the PCO examination is at: