Program Analyst (Intermodal)

Washington, D.C
Oct 10, 2019
Oct 17, 2019
Full Time


The Program Analyst serves as a transportation and economic development analyst focusing on intermodal transportation projects.
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The Program Analyst serves as a transportation and economic development analyst developing and managing projects and initiatives which complement the success of the Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS) and Local Access Road (LAR) program to enhance the Region's access to the national and global supply chain. Collaborating with a core team, the analyst develops and manages a portfolio of transportation and economic development activities and implements strategies to link the Appalachian Region, especially its rural and economically distressed counties, to the ADHS, interstate highway system, freight rail corridors, air cargo facilities, inland and coastal ports, and other domestic transportation systems. This position provides transportation technical assistance to states, communities, Local Development Districts (LDDs), local businesses, transportation and trade organizations, and other stakeholders to enhance the Region's transportation access and maximize the economic impact of existing and proposed transportation infrastructure enabling Appalachian businesses to engage, compete, and succeed.

Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Position requires successful adjudication and maintenance of background security review.
  • Direct deposit of pay is required.
  • Management may select at either/any of the grade levels announced.


  • Relevant experience as a transportation planner, policy analyst, or engineer, with knowledge of intermodal transportation systems and planning methods.
  • Knowledge of intermodal transportation systems/components related to goods movement, supply chain logistics, and domestic and international trade and their connection to economic development.
  • Ability to initiate, develop and grow effective business contacts related to transportation objectives.
  • Demonstrated project management, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.
  • ARC competencies: accountability, adaptability, collaboration, communication, and critical analysis.
  • Applicants should thrive in an open, collaborative environment and bring an energetic and creative approach to his or her work while demonstrating a willingness to roll up their sleeves.
  • Successful completion (prior to hire) and maintenance of background security review.
  • Ability to travel (25%).


Bachelor's degree.

Additional information


The ARC team works collaboratively with our states and development districts to strengthen the future of our communities through investments in areas such as health, entrepreneurship, coal-impacted regions, and infrastructure. ARC offers a collaborative work environment, a convenient location near Dupont Circle, and a competitive benefits package which includes health insurance, retirement, paid time off, commuting subsidy, professional development, etc. 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 may be able to continue his or her retirement and life/health insurance benefits.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications of the position. Describe your relevant experience in clear and specific terms. A review of your resume, supporting document such as cover letter, and responses to questions will be used to determine if you meet the qualification requirements for the position.

If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job-related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview. Your resume and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

Resume, cover letter, and responses to questions listed in the online application form.

Other supporting documentation, if applicable.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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