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Department of Transportation Posts Over 350 Vacancies

Job openings occurring nationwide.

Some 400 job openings with the Department of Transportation are listed in the current Federal vacancy list. Many of these jobs occur nationwide. Personnell in technical, especially computer and support occupations are needed. The Transportation Department includes the following:
Federal Aviation Administration
Federal Highway Administration
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Federal Railroad Administration
Federal Transit Administration
Office of the Inspector General
Office of the Secretary of Transportation
Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Research and Innovative Technology Administration

Some Jobs Currently Open
Some jobs currently open with the DOT include:
Administrative Officer (GS-0341)
Aviation Safety Inspectors (GS-1825)
Civil Engineer (GS-0810)
Financial Analyst (GS-1160)
Human Resources Spec (GS-0201)
Management/Program Analyst (GS-0343)
Operations Research Analyst (GS-1515)

Job Duties
Administration Officer
Serves as the liaison for the managers and employees in working with the regional office to accomplish assigned functions. Performs full range of administrative functions in implementing an organizations' administrative programs, policies, and procedures.

Aviation Safety Inspector
Inspectors in this specialty apply knowledge and skills typically acquired as repairman of aircraft, aircraft parts, or avionics equipment to develop and administer regulations and safety standards pertaining to the airworthiness and maintenance of aircraft and related equipment.

Civil Engineer
Incumbent develops complex project components in his/her specialized field of civil engineering, recognizing the effects on the overall project. Solving problems requires use of a combination of standard engineering procedures and practices, modification of standard procedures, or methods developed in previous assignments.

Financial Analyst
The incumbent will assist in developing complex financial models and will use the models to conduct financial or statistical analysis, forecasting and "what if" analysis. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for conducting research and collecting data for the development of financial analyses for business issues and proposed FAA investments.

Human Resources Specialist
Program responsibilities include employment, recruitment, staffing position classification, compensation, benefits and leave administration. Ensuring all legal, regulatory, and administrative approvals are obtained in the selection and filling of positions. Provides full staffing services for lines of business. Provides related advice and guidance in response to specific requests by researching agency, statutory, and regulatory procedures.

Management and Program Analyst
Provides a wide range of administrative and analytical duties in support of the regional office and field office personnel on training issues. Applies experience and comprehensive knowledge to plan and conduct functional activities for assigned programs. Typical assignments include: providing guidance to less-experienced professionals; leading small project/program teams; designing and recommending improvements to systems and/or processes to improve operational efficiency. Collects and analyzes information from various field offices.

Operations Research Analyst
Incumbent will be responsible for interpreting operational outcomes resulting from the implementation of NextGen capabilities at specific locations such as airports, metroplexes, and airspaces utilizing operations research, statistical and econometric methods. Typical duties will include: 1. Analyzing data in operational databases to develop performance indexes and diagnostic metrics; 2. Supporting the NextGen Advisory Committee through analysis of performance metrics related to NextGen capability implementation; 3. Working on NextGen success stories through provision of relevant quantitative data and analyses; 4. Supporting presentation to the NextGen Advisory Committee and other FAA committees through performance documentation and analyses; 5. Coordinating the mapping of capabilities to NextGen key performance areas; 6. Participating in key initiatives such as the metrics harmonization efforts with the Air Traffic Organization and other lines of business; 7. Monitoring the validity, consistency and reliability of performance data displayed on the NextGen Performance Snapshots website; 8. Ensuring data quality assurance through sampling and trend analyses; and 9. Preparing ad-hoc reports to answer questions related to NextGen performance to stakeholders.

How to Apply
Candidates interested in applying for positions with the Department of Transportation may do so on-line .

Further information for candidates is available on-line .

Candidates should also scan this site for current vacancies.