NYC Job Alert: Analyst and Internship Positions at MTA New York City Transit – Recovery & Resiliency group and Rail Control Center

MTA New York City Transit is recruiting for an additional Recovery and Resiliency Fellow to join the Recovery & Resiliency group in the Department of Subways (DOS). This group exists to facilitate rapid delivery, maximize value, minimize customer and operational impact, and ensure transparency and accountability of our multi-billion dollar investment program to recover from Sandy and mitigate future extreme events. This position is a full-time paid analyst position.

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 plans, and evaluating and prioritizing individual projects within the investment program.

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New York City Event: “Transportation Research in NYC” with Dr. Candace Brakewood – April 28

This Tuesday, April 28, YPT-NYC will be hosting Dr. Candace Brakewood for a discussion of the field of transportation research in New York City.

What are the hot topics and research priorities in public transportation in New York City today? How can researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers interact to facilitate innovation in transportation?  Dr. Candace Brakewood from the City College of New York will discuss these questions in an informal Q&A session. She will also give insights into what life is like as a transportation professor, provide tips on succeeding in graduate school and getting involved in transportation research, and discuss some of her recent and on-going research in the area of public transit.

Dr. Candace Brakewood is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the City College of New York.  Her interests include public transportation, transportation planning, and intelligent transportation systems. She has a PhD in Civil Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, dual Master of Science degrees in Transportation and Technology Policy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. Prior to working in the transportation field, Candace was a Patent Examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia.

Admission is free. Click here to RSVP.

Where: Parsons Brinckerhoff, One Penn Plaza, New York, NY
When: Tuesday, April 28, 6:00 PM8:00 PM

NYC Job Alert: Associate Staff Analyst at MTA New York City Transit, Office of Management and Budget

Join the Office of Management and Budget’s Subways Business Planning Unit, a group of financial professionals striving for continual improvement and economic efficiencies at New York City Transit, the largest mass transit system in the Western Hemisphere.

The incumbent will evaluate strategies and investment requests with direct analytical support to evaluate available options and make recommendations for resolution of specific challenges associated with the $10 billion annual operating budget. Responsibilities also include review of ongoing operating programs, evaluating budget investment and reduction proposals, defining performance measures and means to improve performance, assessing the operating impacts of capital projects, and monitoring results against budget and performance targets.

To view the job posting, click here.

To apply, click here and search for job 81695.

Last date to apply is Friday, December 19th. 

NYC Job Alert: Multiple Positions at 100 Resilient Cities

100 Resilient Cities is hiring multiple positions to join in their pursuit to help cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century. Team members at 100 Resilient Cities work in a fast-paced and international environment, collaborating closely with cities, co-workers, and resilience experts all over the world to build the global practice of resilience among governments, NGOs, the private sector, and individual citizens.

Working at 100 RC requires a rare mix: a strong commitment to the mission of building urban resilience, the ability to thrive under dynamic conditions, appropriate international sensitivity, and the capacity to drive progress while managing multiple responsibilities.

To view the openings and apply, CLICK HERE.

For more information about 100 Resilient Cities, CLICK HERE.

NYC Job Alert: Internship at NYCEDC, Ferries and Transit

Position Overview:

NYCEDC is looking for an intern to support the development and implementation of the Ports and Transportation Department’s passenger transportation planning activities. Specifically, the department looks to expand ferry service in New York City, clarify and enhance policies related to waterfront infrastructure permitting, and develop the City’s port and maritime facilities. The intern will also support transit, aviation, freight and other department initiatives as assigned.

Responsibilities:

Provide general support with implementing East River Ferry and other ferry services including but not limited to:

  • Organizing and analyzing performance data from NYCEDC-related ferry services
  • Responding to information requests as needed for ferry-related inquiries
  • Supporting implementation of a Citywide ferry plan, including working with consultants and preparing presentation materials
  • Assisting with funding strategies for future ferry services (grant applications, legislative priorities, private partnerships)
  • Conducting peer evaluations and research on best practices in passenger ferries
  • Preparing agendas, minutes, briefs and executive summaries
  • Performing field work as needed (potential activities include site visits, customer surveys and travel time studies)
  • Assisting with project management administration and finances, including contract management and invoicing
  • Supporting other department and division initiatives including aviation, freight planning, development   projects and other economic development-oriented passenger transportation initiatives
  • Developing and executing a self-guided project apart from tasks above, with staff support. Project may interact with coursework or research and should align with the department’s mission. Ideas and past projects include a small on-board origin-destination survey, a project plan for improved traveler information systems, and an in-depth data analysis of existing ridership and operations data.

For more information and to apply, CLICK HERE