Help Duties Summary
The candidate is a member of the Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation (TRI). Under the administrative direction of the Associate Administrator and Deputy Associate Administrator for Research, Demonstration and Innovation, and the supervisory direction of the Director, Office of Research Management, Outreach, and Innovation(TRI-30).
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As a Transportation Program Analyst, you will:
Prepare written materials related to the implementation and applied results of FTA research. Works with FTA staff to gather information and draft materials to advance FTA's effort to move research results into industry practice.
Provide descriptions and explanations of current projects and programs to be used for statutorily required documents, such as Congressional reports, annual reports, and other relevant documents. Maintains an up-to-date knowledge of new and current research efforts conducted by TRI, FTA, and other parts of the USDOT.
Assist projects managers to write down their descriptions in a concise but compelling manner. Provides grammatical and other editing assistance to TRI documents are needed. Ensures sentences are well crafted and that there are no spelling or other errors.
Develop marketing materials and outreach strategies to convey the value of FTA research, including documents clearly describing the relevance of FTA research to the public transportation stakeholders. Continually provides an assessment of the value of ongoing research projects in relation to the goals and mission of FTA research.
Develop documents and approval packages. Prepares reports, letters, memorandums, and briefing memos for senior staff. Makes oral presentations as directed.
The ideal candidate for this position has wide ranging knowledge in new technologies/applications in public transportation; and strong communications and networking skills in building coalitions across both public and private stakeholders.
Job family (Series)
2101 Transportation Specialist
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
You must meet specialized experience to qualify.
Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.
Review Required Documents Section as documents are required by closing date
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet the specialized experience qualifications for the grade at which you are requesting consideration.
To qualify for the GS-13, you must have at least one full year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to GS-12, it must include:
Experience developing, gathering and analyzing outreach material that involve multiple stakeholders and supports transportation.
Experience with technical and project management principles and practices.
Experience communicating both orally and writing technical information through presentations and written materials to a wide range of audience.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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Students enrolled in a qualifying degree program can apply if the anticipated graduation date is within six months of closing date of the announcement. Graduation transcript must be received before start date.
Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
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