MTA-NYCT is hiring a Principal Transportation Planner in the Operations Planning Division. Applications are due by May 5, 2014.
The position will be responsible for helping to plan long-term changes to the NYC bus route network. The incumbent will develop and maintain a database of service and ridership information for planning purposes, prepare reports recommending new or restructured bus routes and services, including ridership projections, customer and operations impacts, and operating costs. The position may also assist in the analysis and management of various long-range planning studies, such as Alternatives Analyses and Environmental Impact Statements and coordination with other NYCT departments, other MTA agencies, and external contacts. The successful candidate is expected to do field work throughout New York City and to represent NYC Transit at public meeting, sometimes not during normal business hours. A NYS driver’s license is required for this position.
Education & Experience:
Bachelors degree in Engineering, Urban Studies, Geography, Transportation Science, Urban Planning, Economics, Business, Public Administration, Political Science or related field and five years of full time paid experience in transportation operations planning, schedule or operations.
Excellent writing, communication and graphics presentation skills, proficiency in technical writing and data analysis are required. Knowledge of the New York City Transit system and New York City are highly desirable. Previous experience in transportation planning for a large, multimodal transit agency is highly desirable. Knowledge of transportation planning software such as TransCad, ArcView, MapInfo and Auto-Turn.
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