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Title: Administrative Analyst
Company: New Orleans Regional Transit Authority
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 133106
Salary: $57,931.90 - $70,750.00 Annually

Department: PhysSec/EmerOps

Closing Date: July 30, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

Non-Represented Employment Opportunity

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This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a qualified list of candidates.

This classification is at-will and the incumbent serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority.

This job specification is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

The Regional Transit Authority gets people moving around New Orleans. Our transit services bring hard-working commuters to their jobs, students to their schools and fun seekers to entertainment, shopping areas and restaurants. We provide mobility to residents of the city as well as tourists, taking them to and from their hotels to historical neighborhoods and countless attractions. RTA's system includes five streetcar lines, 34 bus routes, two ferry routes and paratransit services. Our passengers take more than 19 million rides every year.

REPORTS TO: Department Chief


Provide entry-level administrative support to multiple teams or departments for various programs and projects

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.
  • Assists in performing administrative and organizational analysis and participate in projects, budgeting, and administration
  • Conducts research studies and collect data for management reports and programs
  • Responds to inquiries for information from staff, management, and the public
  • Troubleshoots software and basic hardware problems
  • Prepares reports and correspondence
  • Maintains and updates reference and procedural materials and computer databases
  • Assists in developing policies and procedures
  • Experience supporting multiple teams in an office environment, including creating memos for multi-disciplinary groups and/or tracking/maintaining multi-dimensional budgets
  • Experience utilizing financial information systems related software
  • Experience coordinating and scheduling meetings with staff, consultants, and external partners
  • Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of RTA are carried out
  • Performs other job related duties which are in keeping with the goals and objectives of RTA.


Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field

OR: An equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the position duties

One (1) year of relevant experience performing basic or entry-level budgeting and/or administrative work

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Theories, principles, and practices of budget or grant planning
  • Basic accounting and budgeting principles and processes
  • Office operations and procedures
  • Research and report preparation methods
  • Mathematics and business statistics
  • Applicable business software applications
  • Performing basic statistical and financial analysis
  • Analyzing situations and identifying problems
  • Communicating effectively orally and in writing
  • Preparing reports and correspondence
  • Interact professionally with various levels of RTA employees and outside representatives
  • Operate computers and general office equipment
  • Meet tight constraints and deadlines
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Research, compile, and analyze data
  • Comprehend and follow instructions
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Review and approve invoices
  • Catalog, order, organize, and disburse reference and technical materials
  • Purchase manuals and materials for departments
  • Review and process requisitions and invoices
  • Perform analytical work in support of a department's business
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English

A valid Louisiana Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions

Must provide proof of being fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine before start date.

Must submit to criminal background check, the results of which must meet hiring criteria for the role.

Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times. Normal office environment.

NORTA is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. All employment decisions are based on job-related standards and must comply with the principles of equal employment opportunity.

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