The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R) seeks multiple Transportation Specialists, Economists, or Statisticians to join our team. OST-R coordinates the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) research programs and is charged with advancing rigorous analysis and the deployment of cross-cutting technologies to improve our Nation’s transportation system. These positions are located in the Office of Transportation Analysis (OTA), which is part of OST-R’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
We are seeking talented professionals willing to learn and work with experienced colleagues to support informed decision making by developing objective, comprehensive information on the extent and use of the transportation system, how well the system performs, and the effects of the system on society and the environment. The ideal candidates are familiar with transportation topics and have experience collecting, processing, and analyzing data related to the transportation system and its use, economic factors, or impacts on society and the environment. The ability to work cooperatively and communicate well are also critical to these positions.
The incumbents will be responsible for the development, collection, enhancement, and analysis of data on the volumes, patterns, and multimodal movement of goods and/or people. Principal duties will include contributing to various statistical compilations and data dissemination activities, and the development of analytical and statistical reports.
This announcement is posted to the Public and to Merit Promotion eligible applicants on https://www.usajobs.gov/. Please note that Merit Promotion announcements are the vehicle through which Federal employees generally apply for Federal positions.
The vacancy announcements can be found at:
Transportation Specialist – https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/379351800
Statistician – https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/379536400
Transportation Specialist – https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/379351600
Statistician – https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/379536600