Transportation Program Specialist GS-2101-09/11/12

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A position in the Office of Operations and Program Management for the Region 10 Office has an opening for a permanent full-time Transportation Program Specialist, GS-9/11/12. The office is responsible for administering regional activities relating to the oversight of projects pursuant to the Federal Transit Act, as amended. The transit programs of Region 10 are characterized by the type and number of on-going projects, the involvement of large sums of money, the coordination of different transit needs, the involvement of multiple governmental jurisdictions and the level of political issues.

You will be responsible for the conduct of review activities relating to grantee performance and the oversight of various contractors assigned to the performance of these reviews which include triennial, financial management oversight, state management and procurement reviews. This position is perfect for a mid-level Transportation Program Specialist who is looking for an opportunity to join FTA and apply project and program management experience in interacting with regional and headquarter staff, grantees, Federal and state agencies, contractors, and other interested parties.

Applicants must apply online. Deadline date for applications is September 26, 2011.

Those who are already in the competitive service or with reinstatement eligibility and are interested in consideration should apply to the Merit Promotion announcement to preclude the possibility of serving a new probationary period. Applicants may view the Merit Promotion announcement at the following link: - Vacancy Announcement FTA.R10-2011-0013 Merit Promotion (Government-wide Status Candidates).

All employees may apply to the Competitive announcement that is open to all U.S. Citizens. If selected under competitive procedures, internal permanent applicants may be required to serve a new probationary period. Applicants may view the Competitive announcement at the following link: - Vacancy Announcement FTA.R10-2011-0014 (All U.S. Citizens).

For further information, please contact Region 10ís Linda Gehrke at 206-220-4463, or email


/s/ Linda Gehrke for

R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator