Senior Transportation Analyst | Seattle, WA

Employer: Puget Sound Regional Council
Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Division: Transportation Planning
Location: Seattle, WA
Opening Date: 07/16/2020
Closing Date: 08/17/2020

Job Description:

The Puget Sound Regional Council is the regional transportation, growth management and economic development planning agency serving Seattle and the central Puget Sound. The thriving region is home to over 4 million people and is one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas. PSRC brings together the region’s counties, cities and towns, native tribes, ports, the state of Washington and civic interests to understand the challenges facing our region’s future and make plans for the region to continue to succeed. The agency serves as the region’s Metropolitan Planning Organization and also plays the leading regional role in growth management and economic development under state and federal laws. 


PSRC is seeking a Senior Transportation Analyst to perform a variety of tasks and activities that support the implementation of transportation projects in the central Puget Sound region. The position will provide leadership and support to the Transportation Planning Division, with a particular focus on the regional Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the delivery of transportation investments funded by PSRC’s Federal Transit Administration and Federal Highway Administration funds. 

Job Duties:

The position will be responsible for a range of qualitative and quantitative work. This work will include, but is not limited to the following tasks:

  • Reviewing and analyzing detailed project information, including current funding, project scopes and schedules;
  • Ensuring the accuracy and compliance of the Regional Transportation Improvement Program;
  • Identifying and resolving issues for transportation projects;
  • Assisting with the implementation of federal transportation requirements and regional policy.



  • Bachelor’s degree in planning, civil engineering, or related field.
  • Four years increasingly responsible experience in transportation planning, grants management or related field.
  • Or, any combination of education and experience that would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge, and abilities required to perform the job.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of, and experience with, federal and state transportation funding programs.
  • Knowledge of transportation project requirements, such as environmental approval, permitting, right of way processes, etc.
  • Ability to perform data analysis and research, synthesize and summarize analytic processes and findings, and make recommendations.
  • Ability to lead staff and committees.
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and with the general public and transportation professionals.

How to Apply:

To be considered, applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and completed, signed PSRC application.

The voluntary and confidential Equal Employment Opportunity, Applicant’s Invitation to Self-Identify – Veteran Status, and Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms are appreciated for applicant tracking purposes.

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Completed materials can be emailed to [email protected], faxed to 206-587-4825, or mailed to:Puget Sound Regional Council, attn.: HR, 1011 Western Ave., Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98104