Research Data Analyst II – Caltrans

Company Name: Caltrans
Company Website: http://www.dot.ca.gov/
Title: Research Data Analyst II
Location: Bishop, CA

Description: Working under the direction of a Senior Transportation Planner (Branch Manager), the incumbent serves as a District staff person possessing knowledge in the techniques and methodologies utilized in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The incumbent performs research projects involving geospatial analysis and geospatial database management, and helps fulfill the Branch’s responsibility for providing analytical data, output, and mapping using GIS and Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) applications for various Caltrans project development, planning, asset management, maintenance and information delivery needs. The incumbent maintains working knowledge of GIS software and related technologies including desktop and online platforms. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining and updating the District’s webpages.

Education Requirements: Incumbents must possess 12 semester or 18 quarter units course work in any combination of a data driven research-related field, such as economics, mathematics, psychology, sociology, demography, geography, anthropology, statistics, data science or a research-related field. This must include at least one course in statistical methods; and

Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor’s degree. Work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis by applicants who have the required units mentioned above. ”

Position Type: Full-time
Hours per week: 40

Application Process:

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:
Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Transportation
Attn: Caltrans DHR Contact
Certification Services MS-90
P O Box 168036
Sacramento, CA 95816-8036
Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Caltrans DHR Contact
Classification and Hiring Unit – ECOS
1727 30th Street, MS 90
Sacramento, CA 95816
08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.