Fellowships, YPT NYC Chapter

Fellowship Opportunity with NYC’s Department of Subways

Associate Transit Management Analyst – Date of Filling: 8/17/15


Join Subways in major efforts to recover and come back even stronger from Super Storm Sandy, the
most devastating event Subways has experienced in its 110 year history. New York City’s Department of Subways is recruiting for an additional Recovery and Resiliency Fellow to join the Recovery & Resiliency group. This group exists to facilitate rapid delivery, maximize value, minimize customer and operational impact, and ensure transparency and accountability of their multibillion dollar investment program to recover from Sandy and mitigate future extreme events. 

Work in this group includes developing and implementing strategy and providing analytical, coordination, and project management services to various divisions within the Department of Subways (and to a limited degree other capital planning and program management departments). Specific activities could include developing and populating innovative reporting and transparency tools, liaising with affected operating and planning groups to ensure thorough project coordination, developing strategies and tools to mitigate customer impact of the investment program, authoring capital project proposals and master plan, and evaluating and prioritizing individual projects within the investment program.

Based on experience and skills, additional tasks may incorporate development of tools for tracking and
reporting on assets and projects in the investment program and prototyping/developing web-based
mapping applications, operational asset damage/status tools, and dashboards for use during and after
major weather events.

Education and Experience:

  1. Master’s degree from an accredited college in business administration, public
    administration, public policy, engineering, economics, architecture, math, physics,
    computer science, accounting, transportation, or urban planning and 1 year of satisfactory
    full-time professional experience in an analytical or technical capacity; or
  2. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in business administration, public administration, public policy, engineering, economics, architecture, math, physics, computer science, accounting, transportation, or urban planning and 3 years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in the areas described in ‘1’ above; or
  3. Satisfactory equivalent of education and experience

Desired Skills:

  • Strong analytical and quantitative ability
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint, GIS and other analytical and communications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work and deliver under demanding timelines
  • Understanding of transportation and engineering concepts
  • Familiarity with new programming languages, tools, frameworks, standards, etc.

Selection Method:

Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience and interview. All selected candidates will be subject to a full background investigation that includes employment and education. Discrepancies may lead to dismissal.

Other Information:

Department of Subways has the right to underfill. Appointment may be at a comparable level to current
level of selected candidate.

How To Apply:

Click here to view the complete job posting on NYC’s website.




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