Jarrett Walker and Associates is a consulting firm that helps communities think about public transit planning issues, especially the design and redesign of bus networks. The firm was initially built around Jarrett Walker’s book Human Transit and his 25 years of experience in the field. Today, our professional staff of nine leads planning projects across North America, with an overseas practice including Europe, Russia, and Australia / New Zealand.
You can learn about us at our website (jarrettwalker.com) and at Jarrett’s blog (HumanTransit.org). For a sense of our basic approach to transit planning, see the introduction to Jarrett’s book Human Transit, which is available online.
We are seeking a transit analyst based in Portland, Oregon, or Crystal City, Virginia. The position offers the potential to grow a career in transit planning. As a small firm, we can promote staff in response to skill and achievement, without waiting for a more senior position to become vacant. Everyone pitches in at many different levels, and there are many opportunities to learn on the job.
Duties include a wide range of data analysis and mapping tasks associated with public transit planning.
Required Skills and Experience
For this position, the following are requirements. Please respond only if you offer all of the following:
Other Desired Skills and Experience
The following are desirable but not essential, and candidates with the required skills listed above but none or few of these desired skills are still encouraged to apply.
If you have any of the following skills, please note them in your application.
Compensation, Benefits and Place of Work
Compensation will depend on skills, but will start in the range of $21-32/hour. Our benefits program includes medical, dental, and disability insurance; a 401(k) program; subsidized transit passes; paid sick leave; and paid time off.
This position will require working out of either our Portland, OR, office or our Arlington, VA, office. JWA does allow employees to set work schedules that include working from home or other locations. This position may offer opportunities to travel,to work with clients directly, a few times per year.
How to Apply
To apply, please send the following materials to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Diversity and inclusion
JWA follows an equal opportunity employment policy and employs personnel without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.
This policy also applies to management of staff with regards to internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, and terminations. It also applies to our interactions with outside vendors, subcontractors and the general public.
The deadline for applying is 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on Thursday, November 15th. Submitting earlier is advantageous as we will review applications as we receive them.
We will ask a select group of applicants to perform a simple analysis and mapmaking test on their own, and then to join us for an interview. The test will be assigned on November 20 and due on November 27. We wish to hold interviews (in person or by phone/web) on November 29 or 30.
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