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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/04/23

Applications Due12/18/23

Vacancy ID145302

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleIntermodal Transportation Specialist 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 30%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 7:30 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Erie

Street Address Office of Modal Safety and Security

100 Seneca Street

City Buffalo


Zip Code14203

Minimum Qualifications To be considered for permanent appointment, candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list or be eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service law.

If a viable eligible list does not exist, a provisional appointment may be made in accordance with Civil Service Law. Candidates who accept a provisional appointment must take the next competitive examination and be reachable on the resultant eligible list in order to be considered for permanent appointment to the position.

The minimum qualifications for taking the examination are:

Either 1. a master’s degree in transportation management, transportation systems planning, transportation planning, regional planning, urban planning, geographic information systems, geography, business administration, economics, engineering, finance, marketing, political science, public administration, public affairs, or public policy; AND one year of the experience described below;

Or 2. a bachelors degree in any of the above AND two years of the experience described below;

Or 3. an associates degree in any of the above AND four years of the experience described below;

Or 4. six years of experience directly administering, implementing, developing, or managing various types of modal or intermodal services, facilities, or operations as follows:

a. development, administration, or evaluation of federal, state, or local technical assistance, management assistance, or financial assistance programs, including FTA grants, related to modal or intermodal services;

b. policy development or evaluation of federal, state, or local government programs, regulations, or legislation affecting modal or intermodal services;

c. development or management of modal, intermodal, or economic development/industrial access capital programs or projects directly related to modal services (highway capital programs are not qualifying);

d. planning, marketing, management, or operation of modal or intermodal transportation systems and services; or

e. direct responsibility for the development, implementation, or management of comprehensive safety programs for modal or intermodal transportation facilities and services.

Non-Qualifying Experience: The following are examples of types of experience that will not be considered qualifying for this examination: fleet and crew dispatching and routing; travel/tourism; route sales/delivery; product distribution/warehousing; bus/truck driver; train engineer/conductor; maintenance/mechanical staff related to buses, trucks, trains, or ships; airport, bus depot, or railway station security officer; customer survey sampling; engineering technician; occasional safety training or inspections; technician or paraprofessional-level experience; or any experience limited to the clerical processing of information, data gathering, or preparing data for analysis.

Duties Description Duties include, but are not limited to:

• Perform oversight activities to ensure compliance with State and Federal safety rules, regulations and standards by conducting inspections, audits and other investigations.
• Monitor operating procedures, accident investigation procedures, bulletins, maintenance plans, training plans and hazard management corrective actions. Implement corrective actions to ensure operator compliance with audit findings, safety recommendations and program requirements.
• Collect data to identify trends and issues about rapid transit safety.
• Assist with data collection to track and analyze operations/incidents and safety compliance in collaboration with federal, state, and local agencies.
• Assist with on-site compliance reviews and safety audits and participate in meetings, audits, and reviews.
• Perform investigations to identify hazards, deficiencies, and vulnerabilities of system operations and infrastructure.
• Receive phone notifications of accidents that may require responding to the scene of an accident after normal work hours; this may require being placed on a stand-by roster.
• Conduct investigations about collisions and accidents to determine probable cause and prepare reports of the findings.
• May supervise staff by making assignments, evaluating performance, and reviewing and approving work.
Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Additional Comments
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Name Office of Modal Safety and Security



Email Address


Street NYS DOT, Office of Modal Safety and Security

50 Wolf Road, POD 5-3

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12232


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume, titled by last name, with the Notice Number MO-23-595 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 18th, 2023

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