Program Analyst II – Transit Planner

Gwinnett County Government
Lawrenceville, GA

The Department of Transportation consists of three sections: Intermodal Operations, Capital Program Delivery and Traffic Engineering, Operations and Maintenance. The Department maintains an infrastructure system that includes more than 2,500 miles of road, over 700 signalized intersections, thousands of miles of traffic striping, the Gwinnett County Transit System, and one of the four busiest airports in Georgia. The Department performs this mission with 155 approved full-time positions and a 2018 adopted operating budget of $44.5 million in multiple funds. The mission of the Gwinnett County Department of Transportation is to enhance quality of life by facilitating the mobility of people and goods safely and efficiently. This mission is accomplished by planning, constructing, operating and maintaining the aviation, transit and surface transportation systems.

The Transit Division oversees the operation, planning and administration of Gwinnett County Transit, which is composed of Commuter Express, Local Fixed Route, and Paratransit services for the county. The Transit Division works with other County departments, as well as other Transit providers across the region, state, and nation, to provide coordination and continued leveraging of federal, state, and local funds.

The Transit Division has a vacant Program Analyst II position. This position will work on service and long-range planning for Gwinnett County Transit, as well as the connections to regional transit partners. This position will assist the Transit Division Director and the Contract Manager to provide, monitor, and develop service for Gwinnett County Transit. The Program Analyst II will analyze information and provide recommendations via reports and presentations.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Business Administration or a closely related field (i.e. Planning) is preferred;
  • Two years of planning, contract management, or analyst experience;
  • One year of project management experience;
  • or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above;
  • Direct transit system operation experience;
  • Knowledge of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) requirements and applicable laws;
  • Valid Driver’s License from state of residency.

Salary & Benefits
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Benefits Offered:

  • Health, dental, vision, prescription drug insurance plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
  • HSA/HRA available
  • Basic, Optional and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • On-site Medical Wellness Center
  • Holidays: 12 holidays per year
  • Annual leave (vacation): 13 day accrual per year
  • Sick leave: 13 day accrual per year
  • Immunizations (Flu Shots, Tetanus, etc.)
  • Wellness Incentive Programs
  • Annual Wellness Fair
  • 529 College Savings Plan
  • Financial Education Programs
  • Funeral Leave
  • Longevity Pay after 3 years (full-time status)
  • Tuition Reimbursement after 2 years (full-time status)
  • Employee assistance program
  • Uniforms and equipment furnished
  • Employee discount programs
  • Retirement Benefits include:
  • Defined Contribution Retirement Plan
    • Employees can choose a contribution rate of 2.5%,5.0%, or 7.5%
    • Gwinnett County will contribute 7.0% of your pensionable earnings per pay period.
  • An employee is fully vested in 5 years. An employee can retire if he/she has reached the age of 55 and the sum of his/her age and years of service equals 65.
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
    • If you contribute at least 2.5% of your base pay to the 457(b) plan, Gwinnett County will contribute an additional 1% to your Defined Contribution Retirement Plan (this is in addition to the 7% described above).

How to Apply
Apply at
Reference # 18-00223.

Open until filled.