The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) is the county’s primary transportation agency. OCTA creates funds and delivers efficient transportation for Orange County. We keep Orange County moving with extensive bus and paratransit service, Metrolink commuter rail service, the 91 Express Lanes Toll Road, motorist services and freeway, street and road improvement projects. OCTA began in in 1991 with the consolidation of seven separate transportation agencies. OCTA is dedicated to its organizational mission and core values. OCTA’s mission is to develop and deliver transportation solutions to enhance quality of life and keep Orange County moving. OCTA’s core values consist of integrity, teamwork, communication, customer focus, and can-do spirit.
Under general direction, develops, plans, analyzes, coordinates and implements the programming and administration of multi-modal transportation funding programs and related activities. Incumbents may be assigned to Discretionary Funding Programs, Formula Funding Programs or Measure M Local Programs.
Discretionary Funding Programs focuses on pursuing competitive program funds from regional, state and federal fund sources and may issue calls for projects utilizing state or federal funds. Formula Funding Programs aligns formula funds with high priority OCTA projects and ensures that projects of regional significance are included in the Federal Transportation Improvement Program. Measure M Local Programs focuses on distributing and administering funds from Orange County’s transportation sales tax, Measure M or OCGo to local agencies and works with those agencies to ensure they comply with program requirements and maintain eligibility to receive funds.
The interview/hiring process will result in an eligibility list to fill current and/or future openings. The Eligbility list will be active until June 30, 2019.
Transportation Funding Analyst, Associate: This position is non-exempt in Salary Grade N: Min $29.00 – Mid $35.75 – Max $42.49 per hour. The starting salary will be within this range based on qualifications.
Transportation Funding Analyst: This position is exempt in Salary Grade P: Min $66,872.00 – Mid $82,118.40 – Max $97,344.00 per year. The starting salary will be within this range based on qualifications.
Transportation Funding Analyst, Senior: This position is exempt in Salary Grade R: Min $74,110.40 – Mid $91,416.00 – Max $108,721.60 per year. The starting salary will be within this range based on qualifications
The application deadline for this position is Wednesday, March 6, 2019.
This list is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification and is not designed to be interpreted as an exhaustive listing of all tasks required of employees assigned to this job.
Transportation Funding Analyst, Associate: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in planning, public/business administration, finance, marketing, communications, social sciences, or a related field. Related experience preferred. Coursework in an area of study that supports the work to be performed is desirable.
Transportation Funding Analyst: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in transportation planning, public administration, business, economics, finance, marketing, communications, social sciences or related field with a minimum of two years of experience in transportation or financial analysis or grant writing or grant management or related field.
Transportation Funding Analyst, Senior: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in planning, public/business administration, finance, marketing, social sciences, communications, or related field with a minimum of four years of related experience, two of which are at the journey level in transportation or financial analysis or grant writing or grant management or related field. A master’s degree is desirable.
Working Conditions/Physical Activities:
(The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. OCTA provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Positions in this class typically require:
Compensation and Benefits:
OCTA offers an attractive compensation and benefits package. The specific features of this package include: medical, dental and vision insurance; retirement; vacation and holiday pay; life insurance; deferred compensation plan; short-term and long-term disability plans; flexible spending accounts; educational reimbursement; ergonomic/wellness programs; flex-time schedule Salary is dependent upon qualifications.
Application and Selection Process:
We are unable to accept resumes in lieu of an online application. OCTA does not sponsor H1B or other work visas. For additional information, please contact the Employment Office at (714) 560-5600.
OCTA is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, pregnancy, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, disability, genetic information, military and veteran status, or other legally protected status as established by federal or state law.