Program Analyst (Intermodal Transportation)
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
- Prior to hire, the selectee must successfully complete a federal background investigation.
- U.S. Citizenship.
- Ability to travel.
Intermodal Transportation Knowledge and Experience
- Experience and knowledge working on intermodal transportation planning, projects and initiatives with an understanding of how modes are connected and coordinated to maximize economic reach.
- Knowledge of intermodal transportation systems and components related to goods movement, supply chain logistics, and domestic and international trade.
- Experience and credibility to work with a wide-range of stakeholders, "talk the language" of intermodal transportation, and be able to represent ARC at a wide-range of meetings.
Transportation Knowledge and Experience
- Knowledge and understanding of the relationship between economic development and transportation policies and projects.
- Experience working on rural transportation issues, particularly rural access to markets, and knowledge of the Appalachian Region's unique opportunities and challenges.
- Experience with strategic planning activities, including determining priorities, vision, mission, goals, and research objectives for transportation-related subject areas or programs.
- Experience with and/or knowledge of transportation funding programs and strategies, including national discretionary grant programs like TIGER or INFRA and innovative financing tools like TIFIA, state infrastructure banks, and public private partnerships.
- Knowledge of federal and state transportation programs and initiatives.
- Knowledge of the principles and strategies necessary to develop competitive proposals for transportation discretionary grant programs.
- Knowledge of local, state, federal, international, and commercial relationships in transportation policy development and implementation.
- Ability to interpret and apply laws and regulations pertaining to federal and state transportation programs.
- Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative techniques for analyzing and measuring the effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of transportation programs.
General Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Project Management - Knowledge of the principles, methods, or tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources, including monitoring and inspecting costs, work, and contractor performance.
- Program Management - Knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools for managing a broad program and technical area of expertise, including strategic planning and monitoring progress toward achieving established program goals.
- Adaptability - ability to accept and apply changes to work processes, information, team; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternative ways to reach goals or targets; navigates change through positive communications and supportive actions
- Communicating - selects appropriate and effective way to communicate to audiences in diverse situations; listens actively and asks questions to understand other perspectives or confirm understanding; awareness of and responsive to verbal and non-verbal communication styles; provides status updates which reduce or eliminate the need for follow up from requestor
- Writing - recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical information that is appropriate for the intended audience; produces written material that is timely, accurate, succinct and relevant to recipient's needs.
- Collaboration -ability to interact and work effectively with others to accomplish goals despite differences, changes, roles or resources; treats others with respect, dignity, and professional courtesy; values the contributions of others through listening, sharing relevant information and considering new ideas; affirmatively shares lessons learned and relevant information.
- Critical Analysis - ability to identify, research, analyze, design, manage and communicate data and outcomes sufficiently to various audiences to accomplish work outcomes; develops, recommends, and/or implements innovative and effective approaches to solve problems.
- Accountability - makes best use of resources to accomplish work priorities; takes responsibility of balancing quality with deadlines; takes appropriate action(s) to fulfill commitments to others; owns, acknowledges and corrects mistakes; immediately communicates updates and changes to others
- Decision Making - Makes sound, well-informed, and objective decisions; perceives the impact and implications of decisions; commits to action, even in uncertain situations, to accomplish organizational goals; causes change.
- Networking - Ability to maintain existing professional networks and develop productive working relationships with transportation stakeholders and customers, including local, state, and federal partners.
- Problem Solving - Ability to be creatively and effectively solve problems in a way that addresses competing interests.
- Customer Service - Ability to interact and work effectively with others to accomplish goals despite differences, changes, roles or resources.Ability to exercise sound professional judgment and deal with staff and outside parties in a tactful and courteous manner.
- Planning and Evaluating - Organizes work, sets priorities, and determines resource requirements; determines short- or long-term goals and strategies to achieve them; coordinates with other organizations or parts of the organization to accomplish goals; monitors progress and evaluates outcomes.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
ARC generally follows the General Schedule Salary Table of the Federal government. ARC's grade NF-13 is equivalent to the federal grade GS-13. This is not a federal position; however, if a federal employee is selected for this position and transfers without a break in service of more than three calendar days, he or she is entitled to continue his or her retirement and life/health insurance benefits. A non-federal selectee will be offered a benefits package (including health, retirement, paid time off, commuting subsidy, etc.).
Prior to hire, the selectee must successfully complete a federal background investigation.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Only the most qualified applicants will receive a phone call for an interview.Read more Security clearance Other