Policy Analyst - USDOT
Company: Chickasaw Nation Industries
Posted on: November 26, 2022
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The Policy Analyst provides expert, authoritative advice and
analysis on areas that involve coordinating and evaluating public
policy on climate change affecting all aspects of transportation;
legislative and regulatory proposals affecting these areas,
conducting studies and analyses, researching and developing
requirements, and drafting or reviewing guidance and policy
statements related to climate change. The Policy Analyst supports
the office's role as the focal point for the review and
coordination of the Department's transportation policies,
priorities, and objectives around climate change.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily
functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality
of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative /
motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis /
discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral
/ written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to
Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and
ownership / accountability of actions taken.
Conducts research studies analyzing and interpreting relationships
between various elements of the transportation industry, and the
regulations and regulatory agencies relating them, for their
significance to the economy and to national transportation policy.
Studies involve use of statistical techniques and data in the field
of air and surface carrier economics, freight market structure, and
safety aspects of the regulation on air and surface transportation,
on air and surface carriers, receivers, shippers, and upon the
economy of the United States.
Performs analyses of major transportation issues, problems and
proposals, including the economic effects of transportation
regulation and related issues on the economy, on competing modes,
an on overall through movements, and on intermodal movements for
the purposes of evaluating policy impacts and making policy
recommendations, particularly, but not limited to, those relating
to safety regulation of transportation.
Evaluates responses and monitors results of work contracted to
outside research organizations in carrying out studies.
Reviews proposed regulatory materials developed by the modal
administrations and summarizes to support the offices concurrence
or nonconcurrence. Reviews proposed legislation and Congressional
testimony and assures its content is in keeping with Departmental
and National policy.
Monitors and analyzes studies that have been done by others in the
fields of carrier safety, economics, and regulation, and evaluates
their usefulness for Departmental policy development.
Fully knowledgeable of national transportation issues, and of the
ongoing regulatory programs and policies of the Department.
Capable of initiating and carrying out independent research as
necessary to address exceptional complex transportation safety
problems that arise. Must be capable of rapid review of reports and
specialized data and of developing recommendations, based on
individual's own program knowledge.
Possess ability to identify and acquire information from sources
such as germane news media, technical reports, publications,
economic data and legal texts. Must make decisions on what
information needs to be distributed within the organization and to
Addresses customer concerns promptly and professionally.
Maintains a solid customer relationship, and assures customer
satisfaction with the successful execution of the project(s).
Interfaces with internal project teams, management, customers and
suppliers. Maintains timely communications, and develops
collaborative rapports with solutions-oriented approaches.
Implements industry best practices, project management tools and
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available
and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job
description and supervisor's instruction in such a way as to
maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and
orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will
report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate
supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe
conditions to the best of own ability.
Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance with all applicable
rules (federal, state, local, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Code
of Federal Regulations, Prime Contract requirements, etc.) both for
themselves, their employees, and the company as a whole. Fosters an
environment in which they and their employees will report any
violations or reasonably suspected violation of CNI policy, FAR,
and/or CFR and are comfortable discussing the myriad compliance,
conflict, FAR, CFR, etc. issues that arise during the performance
of a government contract.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Bachelors of Science degree. Five (5) years applying progressively
responsible and in-depth principles, concepts, and practices
related to environmental impact on program activities; or
equivalent combination education/experience.
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Basic knowledge and understanding of concepts, practices, and
procedures related to implementation of federal regulations,
policies and procedures
Proven ability to perform in an advisory capacity and to make
recommendations for resolving issues
Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Windows /
Office (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.)
Excellent research and analytical skills with ability to identify
problems, determine accuracy / relevance of information, evaluate
alternatives and make recommendations
Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as to
accept direction on given assignments
Ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential information
with exceptional discretion
Detail-oriented with solid analytical, critical thinking and
problem-solving skills having ability to assess business
Excellent verbal communication skills with ability to effectively
communicate with senior management
Excellent written communication skills with proficiency in writing
effective emails, briefs, reports, etc.
Ability to utilize appropriate grammatical skills at a professional
Excellent customer service skills with ability to apply good
listening skills and to handle unusual or complex situations with a
calm and focused approach
Proven ability to exemplify professional behavior, dignity, and
excellence and to maintain high standards under pressure
Ability to produce quality work, meet critical deadlines and pay
attention to detail in a fast-paced, demanding environment
Ability to be proactive, take initiative and accept accountability
for assigned work functions
Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of
management and coworkers, as well as a wide range of people having
Highly organized with ability to effectively manage multiple
projects and priorities
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and
technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability
to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers,
regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability
to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to
prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present
information to top management, public groups and/or boards of
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and
statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry
and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions,
percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw
valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of
technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal
with several abstract and concrete variables.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an
office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required
use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to
handle objects and operate tools, computer and/or controls.
Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk
and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or
move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25
pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to
adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers
printers and light traffic.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status,
age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other
legally protected status.
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic
over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!
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