November 2020 Jobs: Bureau of Transportation Statistics (multiple)

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BTS is currently hiring for several positions. For the positions immediately below, BTS has Direct Hire Authority:

NOTE: Direct Hire positions are not listed on USAJobs. Email resumes directly to BTSjobs@dot.gov

  • A leading Freight Expert to transform the current Department of Transportation freight programs. (GS 13 – 14, direct hire authority for economics/statistics series)
  • Modeler who can reimagine the current freight and economic models using the latest techniques in statistics, economics and/or data science (GS 12 – 14, direct hire authority for economics/statistics series)
  • Multiple Statisticians:

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) seeks multiple outstanding statisticians to join our family. BTS is the Principal Federal Statistical Agency within the Department of Transportation (DOT), leading the department in data analytics, survey design, and data driven research. Mandated by congress, BTS provides independent, objective, comprehensive and relevant information to decision makers and the public on the extent and use of the Nations’ transportation systems, the system performance, and the systems impacts on society and the environment. 
The statisticians have opportunities to guide national surveys, lead research on statistical methodology to enhance data quality and usability, direct innovations to improve efficiency and timeliness of data collection and production, and represent BTS in various settings.
Applications in all areas of statistics and data science are welcome. Individuals with experiences evaluating statistical programs, applying various statically methodologies to improve data collection and production, and having a strong research background are most desired.

These positions are telework eligible. BTS is located in the DOT Headquarters in Washington, DC.  
 
To apply, submit your resume to BTSJobs@dot.gov and indicate which role you are applying for in the subject line. Direct hire authority allows BTS to hire outside of USAJobs.  
 
We are accepting resumes on a rolling basis, for full consideration submit resumes no later
than December 1,  2020.


For the positions below, please proceed through USAJobs:

Cartographer who will advance cartographic techniques appropriate for statistical analysis and create new map based products that clearly and innovatively convey transportation statistics  (GS-12, apply for this position via USAJobs).


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November 2020 Jobs: MASCO Senior Transportation Planner

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MASCO

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Direct Link: https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=M3319

MASCO is seeking a talented and motivated Transportation Planner. This is an outstanding opportunity for a hands-on, multi-modal planner to contribute to transportation strategies, studies, and designs for the Longwood Medical and Academic Area (LMA), one of Boston’s busiest and most dynamic neighborhoods and an epicenter of innovation, culture, education and healthcare. The position also supervises one of the region’s first Transportation Management Associations (TMAs), CommuteWorks which provides innovative TDM programs to our twenty member institutions.

MASCO (Medical Academic Scientific Community Organization, Inc.) is a $36-million nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life and create a sense of community in the Longwood Medical Area (LMA) for patients, residents, employees, students, and visitors. The LMA spans across 213 acres and is located just three miles southwest of downtown Boston.

The right candidate will be a highly motivated, mission- and values-driven planner who is committed to customer service, has an operational focus, and is able to manage sophisticated projects leveraging strong analytical and communications skills. This visible role requires successful stakeholder engagement and relationship management across a diverse constituency— from executives of world-renowned institutions, to public sector leaders, to area employees and residents.

Notable Responsibilities:

  • Serve as lead planner for master programming and technical assistance efforts designed to meet institutional needs for parking and multimodal transportation access.
  • Perform regional and district-level studies of transportation infrastructures to support emergency vehicle, patient, visitor and employee access needs.
  • Lead initiatives to improve walking, biking, transit, micro-mobility, shared mobility, and vehicular access.
  • Assist in implementation by working collaboratively with members and public agencies to achieve political support and funding.
  • Manage the work of transportation planners and engineers under contract.
  • Monitor governmental policies that may affect LMA’s transportation systems.
  • Assist in development of policy positions, advocacy strategies and materials presentation.
  • Manage staff and guide incentive program development and technical analysis for CommuteWorks, the LMA transportation management association (TMA).
  • Communicate transportation-related interests with several boards and serve as a liaison to transportation agencies at the local and state levels.
  • Work with other MASCO planners to incorporate aspects of the transportation systems with other LMA area plans.
  • Direct and perform field work and maintain databases to aid in transportation systems planning.

Required Qualifications (unless otherwise noted)

  • Bachelor’s degree in transportation planning or related field; master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum eight years of experience working in transportation planning/engineering desired. Prior supervisory experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications. Proficiency in CAD preferred.
  • Knowledge of city and state transportation project development, planning and funding processes.
  • Excellent analytical, presentation, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong proactive organizational skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Exhibit a ‘can-do’ attitude and flexible work style approach. Patience and flexibility to meet demands of a changing environment.
  • Ability to handle situations, issues and information with sound judgement, diplomacy and sensitivity.

Compensation and Benefits:
Compensation is competitive based on experience. MASCO offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical and dental coverage, a monthly MBTA pass subsidy or free off-site parking, 3 weeks of vacation, 12 paid holidays, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous employer contribution.

Learn more and apply at https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=M3319

Nashville Job Alert: Program Monitor with TDOT

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is hiring a Program Monitor 1 within the Program Development and Administration Division in the Local Programs Development Office. This position is located in Nashville.

The Local Programs Development Office assists local governments with administering State and Federal Aid infrastructure projects. Types of projects administered in Local Programs include projects such as roadway resurfacing, greenways, signalization of intersections, and bridge replacements. 

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Cambridge Job Alert: Community Planner Positions with USDOT

Job Summary:

An innovative, fee-for service organization, the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center), part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT’s) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is an internationally recognized Federal center of transportation innovation with a world-class, multidisciplinary technical team with expertise across all modes of transportation.

The Research and Innovative Technology Administration coordinates the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) research programs and is charged with advancing the deployment of cross-cutting technologies to improve our Nation’s transportation system.

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Nashville Job Alert: Photogrammetrist Positions with TDOT

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) currently has 2 Photogrammetrist 2* positions opened in their Aerial Surveys Office. These are entry level positions located in Nashville within one mile of the airport. The deadline for applications is 11/24/2015.

To find out more about this position, please visit their website here

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