Tuesday , March 21 2023


Website Los Angeles Metro

Job Description:

Performs a wide range of journey-level planning or technical assistance in assigned organizational unit.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Researches, analyzes, and applies standard research methods in assigned projects or programs
  • Assists in the coordination, development, and implementation of Metro programs, projects, or policies
  • Assists in evaluating the costs, benefits, and risks associated with various plans, programs, and projects
  • Participates in meetings with internal and external stakeholders
  • Applies appropriate computer software applications and database systems to complete assigned projects
  • Prepares data visualizations, reports, letters, and responses to inquiries
  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of specific components of scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, contracts, and agreements
  • Supports the acquisition process and administration of contracts from the end-user/business unit perspective
  • Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out
  • Assists local jurisdictions and outside agencies relative to Metro programs and projects
  • Coordinates with other Metro departments and programs
  • Develops, conducts, and evaluates studies, projections, and plans
  • Assists in reviewing programs, projects, and proposals to determine compliance with appropriate laws, rules and regulations

Job Requirements:

  • Communicating effectively orally and in writing to public or private groups
  • Interacting professionally with internal/external stakeholders
  • Preparing reports and correspondence
  • Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions
  • Conducting planning studies and projects
  • Using financial, analytical, and statistical research methods
  • Mediating and negotiating issues
  • Identifying and evaluating opportunities to test new models of service delivery
  • Be flexible, nimble, and able to iterate as obstacles are encountered during project delivery
  • Be simultaneously detail-oriented while understanding the greater vision of the project to be delivered
  • Communicate clearly, reliably, and knowledgeably on department priorities
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and agreements
  • Compile and analyze data
  • Develop and maintain external relationships to ensure project success
  • Work independently in a highly structured environment
  • Navigate Metro’s complex organizational structure
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English
  • Manage local and shared data files
  • Meet tight time constraints and deadlines
  • Basic methods of research, analysis, and innovation
  • Financial, analytical, statistical research, and mathematical processes and procedures
  • Applicable business software applications
  • Emerging business models and opportunities to test new models of service delivery
  • Theories, principles and practices of transportation, including land use planning and regulations, mobility, and/or public finance
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, funding sources, real estate leasing, mobility, and development practices
  • A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Experience performing financial research and analysis, and preparing related written memoranda and reports
  • Experience reviewing funding for capital projects, including grant funding
  • Experience assisting in financial forecasting and the capital budget preparation process
  • Experience collaborating and coordinating with internal and/or external stakeholders
  • Experience reviewing and interpreting statute guidelines, and/or policy documents
  • Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected.
  • Bachelor′s Degree in Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc.), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Finance, or a related field
  • One year of relevant experience in transportation, planning, project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or other related area and/or completion of a related project while obtaining a Master′s Degree in Urban Planning or a related field

Job Details:

Company: Los Angeles Metro

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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