TransNet Financial Programming Office
TransNet is the half-cent sales tax for local transportation projects that was first approved by voters in 1988 and has been extended to 2048. Administered by SANDAG, the program has been instrumental in expanding the region’s transportation system, reducing traffic congestion, and bringing critical transportation programs to life. During the 60-year life of the program, tens of billions in TransNet and matching federal, state and local dollars will be distributed among highway, transit, and local road projects.
The TransNet Department facilitates the role of the Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee in the administration and implementation of the TransNet Program, coordinates the agency’s financial programming for regional transportation projects, and monitors the delivery of regional capital improvements through the TransNet Project Office.
Financial Programming Analyst Role
The Financial Programming Analyst will coordinate the preparation of multiple plans, documents, and reports related to the financial programming of regional transportation projects and provide technical expertise to project managers regarding available funding sources for the development of various regional transit, traffic, and active transportation programs.
This is a Limited-Term employment opportunity and it is expected to be funded through December 31, 2020. Limited-Term Employees are considered to be “at-will” and receive many of the benefits of Regular employees.
This position is ideal for a professional with an interest in the financial programming of complex capital projects. We anticipate significant career development will occur while working on the types of duties and responsibilities described below and through mentoring and close collaboration with senior staff. Examples of primary responsibilities include:
Experience and Qualifications
Numerous factors contribute to an individual’s ability to be successful in any given role. For this position, we are searching for a detail-oriented candidate who has exceptional analytical capabilities and the ability to think strategically to see the big picture. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also needed.
The minimum education, training, and experience qualifications include a bachelor’s degree with major course work in finance, business management, planning, engineering, or a related field, and four years (Associate level) to five years (Senior level) of recent professional experience related to fund management, financial programming, or capital project financial strategy.
The following information describes the specific types of career experiences that are most relevant to this position:
Salary and Benefits
SANDAG rewards the efforts of its employees with a comprehensive compensation package. Competitive salaries are supplemented with a flexible offering of health, financial security, and time-off benefits to meet the work and life needs of employees and their families.
The Financial Programming Analyst will be filled at the Associate or Senior level, depending on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. The annual salary ranges are: Associate - $53,496 to $85,593 per year; Senior - $71,689 to $114,703 per year.
Our benefits include traditional health, dental, and vision insurance as well as employee assistance, wellness, and work/life balance programs. Retirement and financial security benefits are provided through a pension plan and deferred compensation program. To support the need to rest and rejuvenate, employees are provided with a bank of paid time off in addition to paid holidays.
We encourage all interested candidates to apply for this position by completing a SANDAG Employment Application form. Resumes, cover letters, and work samples may be submitted in addition to the Employment Application but are not a substitute for this document.
The Employment Application can be downloaded in PDF format from the SANDAG website. Alternatively, a copy can be requested by calling (619) 699-1900 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed applications and related materials can be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, courier, or delivered by hand. See our Careers / How to Apply webpage for additional information.
This position will remain open until filled. The first review of applications will begin on Friday, October 5, 2018.
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To help us further evaluate the skills and experience of individuals interested in this position, candidates are asked to respond to the Supplemental Question below. The information can be up to two pages in length and should be submitted with the Employment Application. This is considered a required component of the application; applications received without a response will be screened out of the selection process.
Candidate Selection and Notification
All candidates will receive written confirmation that their application has been received. The hiring manager will begin reviewing and evaluating applications within a few days of the first review date. Based on this evaluation, the best qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the selection process. All candidates will receive written notification as to the final outcome of their application.
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SANDAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer