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DC Job Alert: USDOT/Federal Highway Administration Transportation Policy Analyst

Program Analyst, GS-0343-12/13 (Open to all U.S. citizens) DB

SALARY RANGE: 74,872.00 – 115,742.00 USD per year

OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 to Friday, June 29, 2012

SUMMARY: Real solutions to meet genuine challenges. Innovative ideas to take on growing realities. That’s the Federal Highway Administration – Leaders in Paving the Way on the Road to Success.

This position is in the Office of Transportation Policy Studies under the leadership of the Associate Administrator for the Office of Policy and Governmental Affair.  You are a member of the Policy Analysis Team and receives tasks and guidance from the Team Leader, the Director of the Office of Transportation Policy Studies, the Associate Administrator for the Office of Policy and Governmental Affair and other senior members of the office as appropriate.  You are a technical expert for collection, analysis, interpretation and application of data. This position provides expert advice and recommendations to the Office Director, the Team Leader(s) and other office staff on analytic tools and data systems for policy analysis and evaluation. This could involve leading, managing and performing a variety of duties in the areas related to monitoring and forecasting economic, demographic, energy, environmental, finance, and travel trends.  You will conduct and/or manage studies to support the formulation of transportation policy and legislative initiatives; assessing highway user fee and finance issues, analyzing issues regarding the role of pricing in managing future travel, and assessing implications of emerging issues for highway policies and programs.

This is a perfect opportunity for a mid-level professional with solid experience leading complicated studies, reviewing unresolved issues; synthesize and simplify complex information; define, describe, and compare policy alternatives.  The candidate will have experience assessing political and institutional constraints; summarizing study results; and present findings to policymakers to aid them in examining policy proposals.  The candidate will also have solid knowledge of analytical tools to evaluate the statistical analysis of related policy studies and mange national-level analyses of truck size weight and highway cost allocations studies.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and meet specialized experience
  • Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date
  • Provide all required documents by closing date
  • Position is telework eligible
  • Announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 30 days
  • Announcement also advertised to status applicants: FHWA.HPL-2012-0012.

TO APPLY: Click here.

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