Cambridge Job Alert: Engineering Manager with the City

The Engineering Manager with the City of Cambridge, MA Traffic, Parking, and Transportation (M532-001) leads and manages the Department’s engineering unit, which oversees traffic signals, signs, and pavement markings; manages and coordinates consultant studies and designs; performs data collection; assists in development review; provides design guidance to other City departments; and addresses resident concerns.

This person in this position functions as a key member of the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Department’s senior management team, assisting in implementing the Department’s key strategic safety, mobility, and community initiatives, preparing for future change, and providing excellent customer service.

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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: 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

NYC Job Alert: Multiple Positions at MTA Headquarters, Department of Capital Program Management

MTA Headquarters, Department of Capital Program Management is hiring a Deputy Director and a Senior Manager.

The Senior Manager will be responsible for administering, monitoring, reporting and evaluating select areas of the MTA’s capital program for the MTA’s various operating agencies, and for leading certain departmental, interdepartmental, and/or interagency initiatives related to program evaluation, reporting and management.  This work supports the division’s capital program development and oversight missions, enabling the MTA to plan for and award long- and short-term projects in a cost-effective and timely manner and in adherence to MTA Capital Program guidelines and objectives.

For more information and to apply, click here.

The Deputy Director position will oversee the project Gates process and best value analysis including life cycle analysis, alternative analysis, cost-benefit analysis and benchmarking.  The Deputy Director will work closely with MTA Headquarters staff, the MTA Agency capital program management staff and third party consultants to develop and implement these initiatives.  The end result will be to ensure that the capital program and proposed projects offer an effective and efficient approach to maximize investments and meet strategic goals and specific benefits at the lowest cost.

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NYC Job Alert: Senior Project Manager, Environmental Assessment and Review Division at NYC Department of City Planning

New York City’s Department of City Planning is seeking a Senior Project Manager for resiliency initiatives within their Environment Assessment and Review Division. The Environmental Assessment and Review Division is responsible for preparing and reviewing City Environmental Quality Review (CEQR) applications for the City Planning Commission. The division also coordinates the review of CEQR applications between DCP and other government agencies and conducts intra‐agency CEQR reviews, including the review and preparation of draft and final Environmental Impact Statements. In addition, the division prepares final CEQR determinations, letters and memos; and provides technical assistance in the preparation and submission of applications.

The Department of City Planning, in collaboration with other agencies, has undertaken a number of initiatives to build the city’s resilience. These studies are focused on identifying and implementing land use and zoning changes as well as other actions needed to support the short-term recovery and long‐term vitality of communities affected by Hurricane Sandy and other areas at risk of coastal flooding. As part of the Department’s recovery activities following Hurricane Sandy, and funded through federal Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG‐DR) funding, the Department is conducting citywide and area‐specific studies to increase the city’s resilience to flood and facilitate the recovery efforts. These studies are expected to result in a DCP‐sponsored citywide text amendment (the Citywide Climate Resiliency Zoning Text Amendment) and possibly in other Uniform Land Use Review Procedures (ULURP) actions. The Environmental Assessment and Review Division is leading the preparation of all environmental review documents for these ULURP actions.

Under the direct supervision and general guidance of the Director and Deputy Director, with latitude for independent judgment, the Senior Project Manager will manage the process to prepare environmental review materials for the Department of City Planning’s resiliency initiatives. This grant funded position is expected to last two years.

For more information and to apply CLICK HERE. Deadline to apply is August 31.