THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The Transportation Program Analyst will support the City's Transportation Planning Section. The ideal candidate will have project management experience. It is preferred the candidate have Master's in City Planning. The ideal candidate will have broad knowledge of integrated multimodal transportation systems planning including roadways, bikeways, walkways, truck routes, transit and shared mobility. The candidate will preferably have experience navigating local, regional, state, and federal guidelines. The ideal candidate will have the skills to collect and analyze planning data, prepare reports and studies, and appropriately apply relevant guidelines and standards such as the Urban Street Design Guide and Urban Bikeway Design Guide published by the National Association of City Transportation Officials and the California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). The ideal candidate will possess a deep commitment to the City of Sacramento's goals and policies related to transportation including those in the General Plan, Vision Zero Action Plan and other transportation plans.
Under general direction, the Program Analyst performs professional-level project work in the administration, coordination, and management of a single program or project of moderate visibility, or assists in managing one or more major programs; researches, compiles, and evaluates data and makes recommendations; prepares reports and budgets; and coordinates program activities with other departments or outside agencies.
This journey-level exempt classification is populated with multiple incumbents. Incumbents perform a broad range of functional program management duties for programs with department or citywide impact. Incumbents may independently perform moderately complex program management work and make independent decisions on routine activities, or may perform complex program management work under closer direction and exercise less independent judgment and discretion. Duties require complete knowledge of departmental and program or project operating policies and procedures. The Program Analyst is distinguished from the higher class of Program Specialist in that the latter manages multiple programs of greater visibility and impact.
This classification is distinguished from the Administrative Analyst in that the latter is responsible for internal administrative functions for a department, while the Program Analyst has functional responsibility for a program or project.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
General supervision is provided by higher-level department or division administrative personnel. Responsibilities may include the indirect supervision of technical and clerical personnel.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Two years of paid full time experience performing as a para-professional as it relates to report writing, research, analysis and/or technical support in the areas of administration, program management or system operations. Experience in the program area is desirable.
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public or business administration, economics, accounting, personnel, or a closely related field.
Substitution of Education:
An additional four years of paid full time experience performing as a para-professional as it relates to report writing, research, analysis and/or technical support in the areas of administration, program management or system operations may substitute for the required education.
PROOF OF EDUCATION
Proof of education such as college transcripts and degrees must be submitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office in person, as an attachment(s) to the online application, faxed to (916) 596-1556, or emailed to email@example.com by the final filing deadline. If submitting in person or via fax/email, please include your name and Recruitment #014003-18-PW-TP on your documents. Unofficial documents and/or copies are acceptable. Important note: Applications will be rejected without proof of education.
An applicant with a college degree obtained outside the United States must have education records evaluated by a credentials evaluation service. This evaluation must be submitted before you will be considered for any positions.
Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
THE SELECTION PROCEDURE
Please note, the City of Sacramento's preferred method of communication with applicants is via e-mail. As such, please ensure you verify the e-mail address on your application, and check your e-mail frequently, including your spam and junk folders. All e-mail notifications can also be accessed through the governmentjobs.com applicant inbox.
1. Application: (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit online a City of Sacramento employment application to the Employment Office:
2. Supplemental Questionnaire: (Pass/Fail) – In addition to the City of Sacramento employment application, all applicants must complete and submit online responses to the supplemental questionnaire:
3. Screening Committee: (Pass/Fail)– Human Resources will evaluate employment applications for the minimum qualifications stated on the job announcement.
4. Interview Process: Human Resources will forward qualified applications to the hiring department. Those determined to be the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an interview process. The Director will review the results, if necessary conduct additional interviews, and forward the recommendation to the City Manager's Office for final action.
5. Conditional Hire: Upon receipt of a conditional offer, the selected candidate must complete LiveScan / fingerprinting and receive Human Resources approval prior to receiving a start date from the Department.
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