50 Wolf Rd.
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.
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50 Wolf Road, POD 6-4