NYC Job Alert: Associate Project Manager at MTA New York City Transit – Subways Capital Programs

This position will assist in the planning of the Department of Subways Capital Program at MTA NYC Transit. The selected individual will develop master plans, provide budget oversight during construction and assist in the beneficial use/financial close-out of projects. Coordinate activities and requests for various projects providing oversight for consultants, reviewing, evaluating and developing project proposals. Prepare mandated reports and ensure compliance with required guidelines. Coordinate program meetings with agency and oversight personnel. Prepare and analyze operating budget impacts of capital investments; process reimbursable budget requests, perform field visits to monitor construction progress and compliance; track project budget expenditures, coordinate engineering solutions in the field; prepare, track, review and/or approve Budget Modification and Staff summaries. Prepare detailed cost benefit and alternative analyses, aid in the development of strategic planning documents for transit system improvements; attend and provide input at design/construction job progress meetings; prepare and review quarterly reports; assist in the preparation of presentations and make recommendations on project acceptance and other construction management issues. Coordinate capital program priorities and construction work with the Subways division. Evaluate expenditure data to ensure that projects are funded and progressing as scheduled. There are currently several positions available in the Capital Programs unit in the areas of Security, Communications or other areas within Capital Programs as consistent with qualifications and experience.

Education and Experience
One year of full-time satisfactory experience in supervising employees performing project management work, such as planning, administering, managing, coordinating or expediting, on engineering and/or architectural and/or landscape architectural projects, or supervising a construction project with a value of $1,000,000 or more, and either:
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, business administration, or public administration, and one year of full-time satisfactory experience in project management work, such as planning, administering, managing, coordinating or expediting, for engineering and/or architectural and/or landscape architectural projects; or
2. A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and five years of experience as described in “1” above; or
3. A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent plus any combination of college education and/or experience described in “1” above to make up the equivalent of five years of education and experience. One year of experience credit will be given for: (a) each 30 semester credits of college education leading to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, business administration, or public administration; (b) a Masters degree from an accredited university in one of the disciplines described in “1” above; or (c) a valid New York State license as a Professional Engineer, Registered Architect or Registered Landscape Architect.
Experience which is primarily of a design nature is not acceptable towards meeting the qualification requirements.
Assignment Level II: Special Requirements – In addition to meeting the qualification requirements for Assignment Level I, candidates must have at least one additional year of experience as described in “1” above in a supervisory capacity or have served for at least one year as a project manager for a large and/or complex construction project.
Assignment Level III: Special Requirements – In addition to meeting the qualification requirements for Assignment Level I, candidates must have at least two additional years of experience as described in “1” above in a supervisory capacity or have served for at least two additional years as a project manager for a large and/or complex construction project.

Desired Skills
1. Knowledge of the Department of Subways Operating and Maintenance Requirements.
2. Knowledge of New York City Transit Capital and Operating Budget processes.
3. Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
4. Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical staff.
5. Knowledge and experience of engineering and construction practices and methods.
6. Knowledge and experience in developing and overseeing grant programs.
7. Strong computer skills, financial analysis, budget and project management experience.

Click here to apply! Last date to apply is Nov 20.

The Port Authority of NY & NJ – 2016 Leadership Fellow Program

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s Leadership Fellows Program is a distinguished program for graduate students who expect to receive their degree in fall 2015 or spring 2016. The Leadership Fellows Program is a two-year rotational program that offers on-the-job experience in approximately four different business functions ranging from finance and planning to operations and human resources, designed to build a strong foundation of business acumen, adaptability, and knowledge of Port Authority operations. The breadth and depth of these experiences are critical in preparing the participants to be future leaders within the Port Authority.

Past Leadership Fellows have contributed to key regional capital programs, learned the nuts and bolts of policy development, and managed the challenges of daily operations at our transportation facilities. After successful completion of the program, Leadership Fellows will be considered for key positions in areas such as policy analysis, finance, capital programs, or related business functions.

We are seeking dynamic candidates who have a clear interest in a career in public service and are enthusiastic about experiencing all the Port Authority has to offer.

For additional information and to apply visit http://www.JointhePortAuthority.com, click on the “apply online” link on the upper right hand side of the page, Keyword: 2016 Leadership Fellow Program. The deadline to apply for the 2016 Leadership Fellows Program is November 30, 2015 at 11:59 PM EST.

In lieu of a cover letter, applicants are to answer an essay question, which is viewable through the above link/job posting. To be considered for this position, you must upload your essay response and resume as one document in the section of the application that prompts you to upload your resume.

NYC Job Alert: Analyst at MTA New York City Transit, OMB, Subways Business Planning Unit

MTA New York City Transit’s Office of Management and Budget is hiring an analyst position to join the Subways Business Planning Unit, which monitors the Department of Subways’ multi-billion dollar annual operating budget. The incumbent will evaluate strategies and investment requests with direct analytical support to evaluate options and make recommendations for resolution of specific challenges associated with the investment program. Responsibilities also include review of ongoing operating programs, evaluating budget investment and reduction proposals, defining performance measures and means of improving performance, assessing the operating impacts of capital projects, and monitoring results against budget and performance targets. The selected candidate must be able to document processes and validate results.

Education and Experience

Associate Staff Analyst / Staff Analyst II

A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration, Accounting, Finance, Operations or a related field and three (3) years of satisfactory full-time paid professional experience; OR

Staff Analyst I

A Baccalaureate degree in Business or Public Administration, Accounting, Finance, Operations, or a related field and two (2) years of full-time paid professional experience.

Desired Skills

Strong problem- solving skills with the ability to identify the appropriate analytical processes to address particular issues.

Extensive experience with data analysis tools, including Excel and Access.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Strong organization, planning and analytical skills.

To apply click here and search job ID 84594  View the full positing here

NYC Job Alert: MTA New York City Transit – Manager and Analyst Positions in Ridership and Revenue Analysis Unit

MTA New York City Transit’s Office of Management and Budget is hiring a manager and an analyst for its Ridership and Revenue Analysis Unit.

Analyst Position Description:

The selected candidate will support the analysis and presentation of ridership and revenue data by creating, updating, and evaluating reports of ridership and revenue data at varying levels of detail. Responsibilities include compiling data from multiple sources, meeting deadlines for scheduled reports, analyzing ridership and revenue trends, analyzing the impact of specific NYC Transit actions such as fare and service changes, and responding to data requests from internal and external parties. The candidate must be able to document processes and validate results to ensure a high degree of accuracy. Deadline to apply is October 31. Click here for full description and to apply

Manager Position Description:

This position is responsible for analyzing NYC Transit ridership/revenue trends; preparing monthly reports on ridership, revenue, MetroCard usage for senior management and the MTA Board; determining the ridership/revenue impact of service changes; analyzing the ridership/revenue effects of internal factors (e.g., service levels, fare changes) and external factors (e.g. economic and demographic trends, weather); allocating the annual budgeted ridership and revenue by month and day; explaining the variance between budgeted and actual revenue; responding to data request from internal and external clients; supervising professional staff; and coordinating data processing and request with TIS staff. Deadline to apply is October 26. Click here for full description and to apply

NYC Job Alert: New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) Director of Fiscal Operations

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) is the agency responsible for licensing and regulating New York City’s yellow taxicabs, for-hire vehicles (community-based liveries and black cars), commuter vans, paratransit vehicles, and certain luxury limousine service. The TLC licenses and regulates over 50,000 vehicles and approximately 100,000 drivers, performs safety and emissions inspections, and holds numerous hearings for violations of City and TLC rules and regulations, making it the most active taxi and limousine licensing regulatory agency in the United States.

The Director of Fiscal Operations is responsible for managing fiscal responsibilities of the Taxi and Limousine Commission, including administering accounts payable, revenue accounting, as well as all banking functions. The position offers an opportunity to play a strategic role in the rollout of certain programs for TLC licensees and advise senior management on budgetary and fiscal matters. The position requires close interface with the agency’s budgeting function to ensure alignment with City and agency fiscal policies and procedures. This work includes but is not limited to:

• Lead a team of 7 accounting staff members and 11 cashiers to implement the agency’s general accounting functions as noted above. Verify the integrity and accuracy of the agency’s financial operations.
• Implement and monitor the agency’s compliance with Citywide and agency fiscal policies and procedures, including local and federal accounting requirements as well as State and City Comptroller directives.
• Coordinate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting as well as ad hoc reports as necessary.
• Coordinate the issuance of refunds, as necessary.
• Assist with annual budget development and financial plans in coordination with the budgeting function. Support analysis and forecast of revenue collections and expenditures in coordination with budget analysts.
• Serve as the primary fiscal officer for other city agencies such as New York City Department of Finance, Financial Information Services Agency, and New York City Office of the Controller, as well as the Office of the State Comptroller.
• Provide support relating to internal and external audits.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college including or supplemented by 24 credits in accounting, including one course each in advanced accounting, auditing, and cost accounting and four years of satisfactory full-time professional accounting or auditing experience, at least 18 months of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, or executive capacity or supervising a staff performing accounting or auditing work; or
    2. A valid New York State Certified Public Accountant license and at least 18 months of satisfactory full-time professional accounting or auditing experience in an administrative, managerial or executive capacity or supervising a staff performing accounting or auditing work.

Preferred Skills

Interested candidates should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, effective problem-solving skills, and the ability to prioritize, manage time, and engage in multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. 7-10 years of accounting and budgetary experience desired. At least 5 years of progressive management years preferred.

To apply visit  http://www1.nyc.gov/jobs/index.page and Search Taxi & Limousine Job ID #219494