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Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC)
PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer


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Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
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Start Rate: $33.52 p/hr - Top Rate: $50.26 p/hr
Open Until Filled openings may be closed at any time without notice.

At Will**

Other Info:
THIS POSITION IS TEMPORARY (UP TO 40 HOURS) WITH LIMITED BENEFITS. NO QCP WILL BE ESTABLISHED. (Please see the Benefits tab for additional information.)

This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool(QCP)


Basic Function

To perform systems analysis and coordinate the computerization of a specified function or area within a department.

Example Of Duties

  • Performs business and systems support, analysis, design, and implementation for IT software, project management functions
  • Oversees the lifecycle of changes to business systems, prepares detailed reports for executive management, based on self-initiated interviews, diagrams, surveys and workflow analysis
  • Researches and analyzes existing business practices and procedures
  • Performs requirements analysis, feasibility studies, and prepares project proposals for the development, enhancement, and maintenance of an information system specific to assigned department
  • Designs technical systems specifications
  • Provides input to consultants regarding systems needs and acceptability of alternatives
  • Evaluates systems to ensure that requirements are properly satisfied
  • Verifies vendor compliance with contract and work plan
  • Monitors system performance
  • Responds to systems emergencies
  • Troubleshoots, analyzes and resolves system problems
  • Prepares cost/benefit analysis reports for information processing systems and develops associated justifications for the acquisition of systems products and services
  • Prepares reports, systems training manuals, and technical systems documentation
  • Creates and modifies microcomputer programs
  • Develops advanced microcomputer analytical models and report programs using specified software packages
  • Designs advanced decision support tools and models used for decision making
  • Participates in department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs
  • Participates in evaluation and awards of contracts to Information System vendors
  • Supervises subordinate staff
  • Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out

Requirements For Employment

  • Bachelor's degree - Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field
  • 4 years' experience performing systems support, documentation, reporting, analysis, design, and implementation


  • Proficient: Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access, Visio, Project Portfolio Management solutions, SharePoint, Service Management Systems, Mass Notification Solutions
  • Project Management, Software Design, Software Documentation, Software Development Process, Software Requirements, Analyzing Information, Software Maintenance, Promoting Process Improvement
  • Theories, principles, and practices of specified application areas, systems analysis, project management, and statistical methods
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems
  • Capabilities of large-scale computer systems
  • Principles of supervision


  • Perform complex systems analyst work
  • Analyze and design data processing systems in a specified application area
  • Troubleshoot system problems
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Determine strategies to achieve goals
  • Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions
  • Meet tight time constraints and deadlines
  • Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Think and act independently
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
  • Supervise subordinate staff
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English

Selection Procedure

Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Application Procedure

To apply, visit Metro's website at and complete an online Employment Application.

Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:

METRO Headquarters, Employment Office
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.

All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JM)

*Open to the public and all Metro employees

This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.