Please note: State agencies that contact job applicants do not usually request personal or financial information via text message or over the phone in connection with your response to a job posting. If you are contacted for such information by these methods, or any other method, please verify the identity of the individual before transmitting such information to that person.
Note: For questions about the job posting, please contact the agency that posted this position by using the contact information provided on the "Contact" tab for the position.

Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/08/21

Applications Due09/22/21

Vacancy ID90963

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleTransportation Analyst/Trainee 1,2

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $42986 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address NYS Department of Transportation, Office of Modal Grants Administration

50 Wolf Rd.

City Albany


Zip Code12232

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

Duties Description The incumbent will provide support to the Office of Modal Grants Administration, based on assignment to either the Public Transportation or Modal Grants Bureaus. The Office is responsible, in part, for oversight and monitoring of compliance with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) requirements, including grant solicitations and resultant contract monitoring, project management and coordination, and the oversight and coordination of general FTA and New York State mandated reporting on statewide public transportation programs and issues. Under the direction of the Unit Head, duties will include, but are not limited to:

• Manage a portfolio of 5-10 transit systems by compiling grant-related materials (procurement records, contract documents and/or program specific documentation);
• Review status of projects and complete FTA mandated milestone reporting;
• Assess compliance with FTA requirements through the oversight activities that include reviewing required system reports, payment requests, grant application materials, and proposed projects;
• Review and assess funding expenditures against approved projects to determine appropriateness of payment requests;
• Assess compliance with required FTA and Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) procurement policies and procedures; FTA Civil Rights requirements (e.g. ADA, DBE, Title VI and EEO); and FTA program participation requirements (FTA Sections 5311 and 5310);
• Summarize data, including manipulation of data and information, to show the effects of different or altered variables on funding, projects, plans and proposal;
• Evaluate projects, plans and proposals for federal and state funding grant opportunities and for consistency with statewide transportation plans;
• Monitor the impacts of overall project changes relative to the overall program budget to assess for trends;
• Assist in developing, implementing, and maintaining systems, procedures, and manuals in support of planning activities and projects; and
• Prepare findings for supervisors, including recommendations and alternatives, demonstrating the rationale for conclusions and recommendations in final format.

Responsibilities also may include participating within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Additional Comments Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Dianna Nussbaum



Email Address


Street New York State Department of Transportation

50 Wolf Road, POD 6-4

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12232


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume no later than September 22nd, 2021.

Printable Version