WORK EXPERIENCE: Some relevant experience in transportation, public policy, or public administration with an emphasis on passenger rail, public transportation, or general transportation planning and policy.
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Master’s degree in transportation, public policy, urban and regional planning, business, or related field
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: • Interest in transportation issues, particularly rail • Strong quantitative and analytical skills • Visual/graphic communication skills • Ability to multi-task effectively while remaining flexible in a fast-paced environment • Ability to work collaboratively with staff at all levels • Demonstrated skill in Microsoft Office tools, including Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, and Adobe Acrobat tools, including InDesign and Illustrator
COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
Requisition ID: 28721 Posting Location(s): District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia Personnel Area :DC06 Job Family/Function: Transportation Relocation Offered: No Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree Travel Requirements: Up to 0% Employment Experience Requirements: 1 - 3 years of experience
Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance. We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals. We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities. All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.
In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.
Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Amtrak is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.