Policy Analyst

American Public Transportation Association

Washington, DC

Experience Level: Entry Level



Washington DC trade association has an opening for a Policy Analyst who understands the role that public transportation and effective mobility can have on people’s lives, the productivity of businesses, and the sustainability of communities. This individual is also cognizant of the practical political and fiscal realities that affect policymakers’ decision-making.  APTA’s Policy Analyst plays an integral role in collecting data and helping tell the stories of public transportation and its vital role in communities.  Duties include planning and executing data collection studies and research as well as writing briefs, position papers, testimony, and other products. 

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in public policy, economics, transportation policy or a related field is required (master’s degree in a related field is a plus). Specific work experience in transportation policy or public policy research and analysis is preferred. Additional requirements include excellent written and oral as well as interpersonal skills; the ability to work independently and in a team setting; the ability to prioritize projects and manage multiple deadlines; and must be able to travel to and participate in assigned conferences and meetings. 

We offer a convenient Metro location, excellent benefits, and competitive salary.  Please email cover letter and resume to Human Resources at [email protected]Principals Only

APTA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Posted July 6, 2021, 12:36 PM PDT


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