Hi Everyone -
I am just passing along a wonderful opportunity at USDOT in the Bureau of Transportation
Statistics. As it states below, the "position reports to the BTS' Deputy
Director" who is Rolf Schmitt. Rolf's past work includes working on the
predecessor to the CTPP, called the UTPP (Urban Transportation Planning Package) and he
has continued to work on behalf of USDOT on justification of the journey to work questions
in the ACS.
FHWA Office of Planning
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R) seeks a Director
of the Office of Spatial Analysis and Visualization within the Bureau of Transportation
Statistics (BTS). BTS is a principal federal statistical agency that develops key
information on the extent, use, and consequences of all forms of transportation. BTS is
responsible for leading the development of high quality transportation data and
statistics, including geospatial data and information; and advancing their effective uses
in both public and private decision making.
This position reports to the BTS' Deputy Director, and oversees the staff responsible
for compilation, quality assurance, publication, and development of tools for access and
analysis of geospatial data in the National Transportation Atlas Database; supports the
BTS Director's strategic management of transportation layer of the National Spatial
Data Infrastructure; coordinates the development of transportation geospatial data
standards, compiling intermodal geospatial data, and collecting geospatial data that is
not being collected by other entities; conducts visual analytics and spatial and network
analyses to support BTS programs; prepares maps and other visualizations for BTS
publications and departmental initiatives; and provides leadership in advancing the
state-of-the-practice in spatial analysis and visualization tools.
To succeed in this leadership position, candidates must have experience formulating,
planning, developing, and implementing methods for methods of geographic data compilation
and integration, spatial analysis, network analysis, and visualization. The position
requires strong technical competence and innovative, strategic vision in the development
of geographic data products and the analysis and presentation of spatial data to support
transportation decision making.
If you or someone you know has outstanding leadership qualities and a demonstrable record
of proven results, I encourage you or them to apply for this Washington D.C.-based
position. We are looking for a diverse pool of qualified candidates.
The announcement is posted to the Public and to Merit Promotion eligible applicants on
. Please know that Merit Promotion announcements are the vehicle
through which Federal employees generally apply for Federal positions.
Application deadline: July 1, 2015
Supervisory Transportation Specialist
Merit Promotion: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/407603000
Merit Promotion: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/407599700
Please direct all questions to Linda Riggins, OST-R HQ Human Resources, at 202-366-0277.