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Transportation Planner/Analyst 3

The Position

Transportation Planner/Analysts participate in transportation system analysis, a continuing comprehensive and cooperative planning process, research programs or projects, safety programs and/or related functional areas as mandated by, and within the guidelines of, federal, State and local authorities; monitor, develop and implement State and federal funding and programming/planning requirements and ensure compliance with federal funding requirements.


Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.


This position is located within the Planning Division's, Multimodal Section in Carson City. The incumbent will manage the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Program. Duties include creating, preparing, and submitting FTA grants, budgets, and financial reports; assisting sub recipients with FTA issues and questions; and updating transit plans and studies as needed.

To Qualify

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, business administration, planning, math, geography, statistics, economics or a related field and three years of professional experience in two or more of the following: overseeing and conducting specific transportation analysis, planning or research programs; developing studies, reports, and master plans; collecting and analyzing data; forecasting trends and developments; and developing alternatives to achieve goals and identify available financing, including one year of experience in a lead capacity; OR one year of experience as a Transportation Planner/Analyst II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Notes

·       Qualifying experience may be substituted for the education required above the high school level on a year for year basis.

The Examination

The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.

1.     Describe your experience working with laws relating to transportation systems for the following: a) Local b) State c) Federal

2.     Describe your experience, including the number of years, managing budgets.

3.     Describe your experience, including the number of years, working in a supervisory capacity.

4.     Describe your experience, including the number of years, overseeing the work of private contractors or consultants.

5.    Describe your experience, including the number of years, working with grant processes or programs. Please include any experience with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grants.

To Apply
Register on the NVAPPS website at and create an applicant profile. Then apply for recruitment #31628. See the official announcement at: 

Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.

Posted on: Thursday, June 15, 2017
This listing expires on: Thursday, June 22, 2017

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