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    Summary

    This position is located in the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Office of Program Management, Office of Transit Programs. The office is responsible for administering national capital and operating assistance programs for funding public transportation systems and other specialized transportation services. The incumbent will assist in the development, implementation, analysis, and oversight of these programs.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Transportation Program Analyst, you will:

    • Analyzes and provides technical assistance to Congress on programmatic effects of draft legislation.
    • Evaluates changes to legislation and identifies and implements program needs, including new guidance or policies to implement the modified or new transit programs.
    • Implements new and specialized formula or discretionary transportation programs, such as those authorized under the Section 5309 Capital Investment Grants, and others resulting from changes in legislation. Serves as program manager for one or more specific programs or competitions, as assigned.
    • Provide accurate and timely interpretation and application of applicable transportation laws and policies and OMB’s Uniform Guidance for FTA grants and cooperative agreements to Headquarters (HQ), regional staff and all other stakeholders on pre and post award requirements; the cost principles, including indirect costs, uniform administrative and audit requirements; and common grants management and transit-related issues that impact multiple FTA programs.
    • Provide guidance and training to Headquarters (HQ) and regional staff and all other stakeholders on grants management issues surrounding indirect costs including general requirements; the use of the de minimis rate; establishing a federal indirect cost rate with FTA; and the inclusion of the federal indirect cost rate in awards and subawards.
    • Develop and interpret FTA grant and cooperative agreement management policies, guidance, directives, and regulations for FTA’s internal and external stakeholders.
    • Design, develop and implement guidance pursuant to legislative initiatives and administration mandates; analyze and interpret complex regulatory issues.

    The ideal candidate is a seasoned professional with leadership skills that has program knowledge and experience administering national capital and operating assistance programs for funding public transportation systems and other specialized transportation services.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel will be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/615864400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.