Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Job Specification




Pay Grade
H1H ($58,115.20 - $72,633.60 - $87,152.00)
Job Summary

Provides journey-level administrative, technical, analytical, and/or budgetary support for an assigned department.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provides administrative support for a department or division in one or more of the following areas as assigned, which may include budget preparation and administration, contract monitoring, and personnel administration
  • Conducts research and prepares reports requiring compilation and analysis of data
  • Conducts forecasting analyses and studies
  • Develops program management, data tracking, and other software applications on personal computers
  • Develops and implements records maintenance and analysis systems
  • Monitors projects and programs
  • Confers with internal and external stakeholders regarding various matters as assigned
  • Represents the department at meetings, committees, and conferences
  • Performs and formulates financial, administrative, policy, and organizational analyses and recommendations
  • Advises management and staff regarding performance and funding matters
  • Monitors assigned departmental operating and capital budgets
  • Prepares recommendations for proposed expenditures of capital funds
  • Researches and recommends appropriate action regarding performance and budget variances
  • Reviews grant requests
  • Monitors grant expenditures
  • Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out

May be required to perform other related job duties

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks)

  • Theories, principles, and practices of budget, accounting, financial, and administrative and technical analysis
  • Research and report preparation methods
  • Mathematics and business statistics
  • Applicable business software applications

Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things)

  • Performing statistical and financial analyses
  • Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and developing and recommending solutions
  • Exercising sound judgment and critical thinking in making decisions
  • Communicating effectively orally and in writing
  • Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives

Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result)

  • Research, compile, and analyze data
  • Handle highly confidential information
  • Meet tight time constraints and deadlines
  • Think and act independently
  • Follow oral and written instructions
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English
Minimum Qualifications

A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes:


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


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


Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements

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


Special Conditions

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions

  • Typical office situation
  • Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen

Physical Effort Required

  • Sitting at a desk or table
  • Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium
  • Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions
  • Communicating through speech in the English language required


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This classification is at-will and the incumbent serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority when classified as an Intermittent, Emergency, or Temporary employee and/or is assigned to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) or Board Clerk's Office.

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