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Data Analyst - Transportation (TPS4)
**This recruitment is being re-opened to expand the candidate pool. If you previously applied for this position you do not need to re-apply.**
The Opportunity: The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Multimodal Planning Division's (MMPD) Transportation Data, GIS and Modeling Office (TDGMO) located in Tumwater, WA., is seeking a Transportation Planning Specialist 4(TPS 4) to join their team as a Transportation Statistical Travel Data Analyst.
As a project lead, you will use your expert knowledge of research methodologies, statistical methods, and best practices within the traffic monitoring field to produce traffic statistics for policy, planning, research, safety and roadway design. The position is also responsible for maintaining several critical databases, as well as meeting the data reporting needs of customers through the use of business intelligence software and application development (in collaboration with information technology staff).
If you have a background working with complex datasets in order to meet organizational objectives and enjoy working in an environment focused on ongoing process improvement, please consider applying.
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is the steward of a multimodal transportation system and responsible for ensuring that people and goods move safely and efficiently. In addition to building, maintaining, and operating the state highway system consisting of over 18,000 lane miles and 3,600 bridge structures, WSDOT's diverse programs and projects are supported by more than 6,800 full-time employees, including engineers, vessel captains, maintenance technicians, environmental specialists, planners, and more. We take pride in our workforce and strive for excellence and integrity in everything we do.
This position will perform the following work:
•Maintain and refine the statistical and procedural framework used to generate traffic statistics from base data.
•Develop and implement data quality assurance procedures.
•Extract and manipulate data to meet customers needs.
•Supervise, motivate, train and mentor staff.
•Effectively communicate technical and non-technical information with a diverse range of audiences.
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Please go to www.careers.wa.gov. Filter by Department. You may need to set up an account profile. To be considered for this position you will need to answer the supplemental questions, as part of the supplemental questions you will need to provide a letter of interest. Your letter of interest should describe how your experience, training and education make you a viable and competitive candidate for this position.
Posted on: Monday, May 08, 2017
This listing expires on: Sunday, May 21, 2017