Intermodal Trans Spec 1

Grade 18

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  1. Intermodal Trans Spec 1

    Grade 18

  2. Intermodal Trans Spec 2

    Grade 23

  3. Intermodal Trans Spec 3

    Grade 27

Summary of Job Description

As an Intermodal Transportation Specialist 1, you would review project applications for specific non-highway transportation systems to determine sources of funding and their consistency with federal and state rules and regulations; analyze project and program accomplishments related to specific transportation system goals and objectives; provide technical advice and assistance to New York State Department of Transportation grantees for the implementation of unique programs; monitor carrier compliance with regulatory requirements and explain to carriers and shippers deficiencies and actions needed to comply with regulations; gather information for studies and plans; answer inquiries from grant recipients regarding state and federal policy; write reports about programs and activities; coordinate activities with other federal, state, and local agencies about jurisdictional matters; and supervise clerical and support staff.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

Candidates must have:

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;
Or 2. a bachelor's degree in any of the above AND one year of the experience described below;
Or 3. five 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.

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How to Apply

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Career Mobility

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