Operations & Policy Analyst 2 – POINT Service Coordinator (Temporary)(Part-Time)
Oregon Department of Transportation
Public Transportation Division
Rail Operations and Statewide Multimodal Network Unit
Salem / Hybrid
Salary: $4,693 – $7,180
We are hiring for a POINT service coordinator. In this role, you will support the POINT intercity bus service. You will collaborate with management to help assess, manage and improve this critical ODOT bus service which serves over 8,000 riders a month across Oregon. Your focus will primarily be transit planning and operations. Apply today!
This is a part-time position. The posted salary/pay range for this announcement is based on full-time hours; the salary will be prorated for part-time hours. The number of hours worked per week will be subject to negotiation and requirements may change over time. ODOT is looking for a candidate that initially can commit to at least 20-25 hours per week. The successful candidate may be required to work 40 hours per week, based on the agency’s business needs.
This job posting is for temporary positions and does not include the typical benefits available for permanent employees. Temporary employees may be eligible for employee health benefits offered through the Public Employees Benefit Board (PEBB) as outlined in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for our positions and hope you will join us on our path to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are an agency that embraces social equity through our values, strategic planning, and actions. Leaning into our equity priorities means we continually examine what we do, the impact we have, and our progress toward weaving social equity into who we are. To learn more about our social equity commitments, visit our Social Equity website.
A day in the life:
- Serve as secondary point of contact for planning and operations of the POINT bus service.
- Collaborate with the project manager in the development, implementation, and maintenance of new and existing data collection, management, and reporting tools and processes.
- Make recommendations based on data to improve transit schedules, data management, performance tracking, compliance, customer service, and general service planning.
- Perform moderately complex to complex data and statistical analysis in Excel including building and editing formulas to produce error-free results.
- Review data reports from service operators for accuracy and trends and perform data entry using Excel and other applications.
- Create clear, compelling data reports and give presentations for internal staff summarizing findings and recommendations.
- Periodically ride ODOT-managed transit services alone across Oregon on same-day and multiday-trips to review for compliance, safety and customer experience.
- Monitor road conditions, weather, and service impacts in all POINT service areas and assist in communications with operators, ODOT staff and the public during incidents.
- Perform research, attend webinars and conferences and conduct interviews to stay informed on current policy, trends, and best practices related to the provision of ODOT-managed transit service.
- Hybrid work options available! Work is performed in an office environment and requires occasional travel.
What’s in it for you:
- Work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, competitive benefits packages and so much more. Learn more about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation.
Any combination of experience and education equivalent to five years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skills for the classification.
A bachelor’s degree in urban/regional planning, transportation engineering, business or public administration, economics or finance, data science/statistics, political science or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and two years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work.
What we’d like to see:
If you have these attributes, let us know in your application materials! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward! You do not need to have all these qualities to be eligible for this position. We may also use transferable skills, experience, education and alignment with ODOT values to help us decide who will move forward.
- Education or experience in transportation planning.
- Experience using professional planning and analysis tools such as GIS, data visualization software and data analytics software.
- Experience coding, computer programming, or writing scripts in order to perform data research and make recommendations.
- Strong computer skills including data entry and Microsoft Office Suite programs such as Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
- Experience communicating verbally and in writing with internal and external groups of people.
Learn more and apply:
This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, October 16, 2023.
Click here to learn more and apply! Please note that we can only accept applications through our website.
Questions? Call 503-779-9733 or email ODOTRecruitmentJB@odot.oregon.gov.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer