New Job Posting – Service Evaluation Analyst II at METRO

Job Title:             Service Evaluation Analyst II
Job #:                    3527
Opening Date/Time:         Tue. 11/03/15 12:00 AM Central Time
Closing Date/Time:            Thu. 11/26/15 11:59 PM Central Time
Salary:                   Not Displayed
Job Type:             Full-Time
Location:              1900 Main Houston, Texas 77002, Texas
Department:      Planning, Engineering, Construction

Basic Functions  

Develops plans, executes evaluations, and compiles easy-to-understand results of transit ridership/service evaluation by analyzing large amounts of data in order to prepare recurring reports, respond to inquiries, measure the effectiveness of METRO’s services and actively and independently investigate and problem-solve data collection or operational challenges. Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures.

Responsibilities and Specific Duties:

Independently monitor daily and monthly ridership data in order to
Create/update reports on an ongoing and recurring basis
Troubleshoot and/or investigate results for anomalous, missing or irregular data
Prepare analysis based on a single or multiple varying factors
Respond to internal and external requests for information in a timely fashion
Ensure analysis is well organized, clear and succinct, and
Provide tables, charts and summaries
Synthesize ridership and operational data with other datasets (which may represent influencing factors, such as census or economic data, or fare changes)
Prepares narrative reports on ridership trends and/or forecasts, service productivity, fare or service change impacts, or other similar/related topics
Participates and/or tracks data collection activities (involving fieldwork assignments)
Prepares annual required submissions for federal reporting, including the creation of data tables, written methodology and variance documentation
Assist other department staff and manager as needed on similar and related projects
Performs related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications/ Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in related field required.
Minimum two (2) years’ experience in an evaluation or analysis environment.
Very strong analytical skills.  Excellent Microsoft Excel skills, and the ability to manage large datasets accurately
Attention to detail, good organizational skills and time management.  Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision.
Familiarity with Microsoft Access, statistical software (e.g., SPSS), GIS (e.g., ArcMap) helpful.

Additional Information:

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas has a zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees. All internal and external applicants will be required to undergo drug testing before employment and will be subject to further drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment.

Further, employees who perform safety-sensitive functions will submit to drug and/or alcohol testing in accordance to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulatory requirements.

We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or disability.

Grade 9
*2015*

Apply here: http://www.ridemetro.org/Pages/Careers.aspx

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