• Schedule Analyst

    Job Locations US-WA-Everett
    Opening Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1180
    Category
    Planning and Development
    Bargaining Unit
    No
    Min (Annual)
    USD $73,924.00/Yr.
    Max (Annual)
    USD $103,494.00/Yr.
    Min Hiring Range
    USD $73,924.00/Yr.
    Max Hiring Range
    USD $81,317.00/Yr.
  • Overview

    Under general supervision, coordinates with planning and operations staff to develop accurate transit operation plans; gathers pertinent route and schedule information; operates computer system for blocking, run-cutting, scheduling and modeling; maintains integrity of schedule data. Monitors and evaluates existing service through data analysis, personal observation, staff or customer input; attends planning and public meetings.

    Essential Duties

    1. Develops transit operation plans including trip additions and deletions based on given budget constraints. Provides analyses of vehicle utilization and coach operator work assignments and offers recommendations related to operational costs, number of vehicles, and number of coach operators.
    2. Monitors and evaluates existing service through data analysis, observation, staff input, and customer input. Makes schedule and running time changes. Recommends additional trips and trip cancelations. Recommends changes that will improve operational design of fixed route network. Vehicle operation may be required.
    3. Operates automated computer scheduling system for blocking, run cutting, scheduling, modeling and production of documents for transit operation use. Evaluates software generated scheduling solution for optimal balance between cost efficiencies and operational needs.
    4. Assists in developing service plan by identifying costs, potential conflicts and efficiency issues.
    5. Coordinates development of consumer timetable information. Proofs timetables and recommends improvements and/or corrections.
    6. Creates/imports data files. Maintain integrity of schedule data.
    7. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

    Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications

    1. Valid Washington State Driver's license and Class B Commercial Driver’s License with passenger endorsement within 90 days of hire.

    An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed below may be considered.

    1. Bachelor's degree
    2. One year experience in transportation planning.
    3. Two years of transit operation experience.

    Entry Requirements for: Knowledge and Skills

     

    Qualification to enter this position requires knowledge of the following:

    1. Route planning and scheduling techniques.
    2. Principles and practices of transportation planning.
    3. Transit systems and operations.
    4. Principles of scheduling, blocking, and run cutting.
    5. Data processing system in support of planning programs and projects.

     

    Qualification to enter this position requires skill in:

    1. Organizing and presenting complex data in understandable formats.
    2. Analyzing data and designing, organizing and conducting short- and mid-range planning projects.
    3. Operating transit vehicles.
    4. Communication and interpersonal relations as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

    Physical Requirements

     

    Climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions.

     

    Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

     

    Other

    This position is considered safety-sensitive under the U.S. Department of Transportation and is subject to drug and alcohol testing under both DOT and Community Transit authority.

     

     

    Application and Selection Process:

     

    On-line applications only. A cover letter and resume must be attached.

     

    Applicants who meet the minimum requirements may be scheduled for an interview as well as a variety of tests to demonstrate knowledge and skills for the position.  The evaluation process may include interviews, background checks, reference checks and various performance tests.   

     

     

    Community Transit provides a tobacco-free and drug-free work environment.  As a recipient of federal funds, Community Transit is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on any basis prohibited by Federal, State or Local law.  We value and encourage diversity in our workforce.  EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.  Qualified applicants national origin, sex protected veteran status or disability.

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