Green Fleet Analyst (Analyst III)

City of Portland | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 8/01/2022
This position will be responsible for developing and institutionalizing analytical capabilities around fleet decarbonization, right-sizing and efficiency. Needs include fleet utilization/optimization assessments, vehicle/equipment lifecycle and total cost of ownership (TCO) assessments, fleet forecasting and capital planning, and fueling strategy development, along with primary responsibility for designing the City’s conversion plan to a fully “green” or net-zero fleet. In suit, the position will participate in regional collaborations to expand the City’s access to affordable charging and Renewable Natural Gas/CNG infrastructure and engage with others internally who perform vehicle and equipment market research and specification development. More routine analytical responsibilities include telematic analytics, operational compliance assessments, process assessments of key CityFleet functions, and key performance indicator development/monitoring for the organization. Some work on internal rate design might also be in scope.

This position will work within CityFleet’s Business Operations Group, which is responsible for all acquisition and disposal activities for the 3,500 vehicles/equipment used by the City’s primary bureaus, parts management, and CityFleet technical and administrative support. The position will be well-supported by leadership and peers who are dedicated to addressing the world’s climate emergency through tangible action.

What You'll Get to Do:
  • Plan, develop, implement, and administer research, programs, and projects; oversee project design, development, and implementation; supervise, research, and analyze technical questions, scheduling, public involvement, budgeting, performance, and results; communicate with relevant parties; oversee the development and implementation of plans, policies, and procedures.
  • Perform technically complex research and compilation of data from a variety of sources; identify historical trends and irregularities; assemble, analyze, and interpret data; perform causal analyses; develop analytical techniques and data-gathering processes.
  • Develop and utilize analytical models and forecasts to analyze and document project, program or policy development and implementation, budget, fiscal year costs, revenue and expenditures, and staffing impacts; recommend updates to forecasting, planning, tracking, or performance monitoring models.
  • Develop performance indicators; monitor and support program, project, operational development, and management planning; determine whether performance is acceptable and identify opportunities for improvement; ensure all data is reliable, accurate, and relevant.
  • Develop recommendations on the allocation of resources based on analyses; make recommendations to improve effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Analyze the financial impacts of business decisions and develop fiscal impact statements.
  • Develop and present objective analyses, observations, findings, conclusions, and recommendations to supervisors, managers, and City officials via written reports, oral presentations, and public forums.
  • Create and promote an equitable workplace that demonstrates an environment respectful of living and working in a multicultural society.
  • Perform a variety of Bureau-/Office-specific program administration and analytical functions in assigned area of responsibility.
  • Assist in drafting and submitting proposals for grant funding.
Special Duties:
  • Build, assess, and update complex analytical models.
  • Develop, design, and administer databases and data sets; determine requirements; track and report statistics.
  • Ensure data in Bureau/Office and City systems conform to contract terms; identify system and internal control weaknesses; advocate for program changes; develop and update systems procedures.
  • Participate in development of Bureau/Office performance and annual reports.
  • Serve as liaison between assigned Bureau/Office and other Bureaus/Offices.
  • Participate in the development of legislative priorities; develop and maintain funding strategies; provide recommendations to stakeholders.
  • Formulate and implement policies, procedures, and intergovernmental agreements.
City of Portland Core Values:
Anti-racism I Communication I Collaboration I Equity I Transparency I Fiscal Responsibility
These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here.

Why work at the City of Portland?
The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today.

The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by date of hire. You may request an exception, for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered.

Work Location
Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed remotely due to COVID. In the future, current positions classified as “full-time remote” will: 1) become a remote/onsite mix or 2) revert to full-time at a city work location.Applicants must specifically address and demonstrate in their responses to the supplemental questions and their résumé how their education, training, work experience, and/or lived experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications:
  1. Ability and experience analyzing and identifying complex operational and organizational issues, evaluate alternatives and provide sound, logical, fact-based conclusions and recommendations. (The ability to analyze budgetary issues would be desirable as well but is not a requirement.)
  2. Ability and experience working under limited supervision to independently determine methodologies, assumptions and data parameters to develop and adjust analytical models including report formatting and methods for resolving issues.
  3. Ability and experience communicating clearly, logically, and persuasively, both verbally and in writing to prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive reports, correspondence, and other documents involving administrative, organizational, technical, budgetary, and financial data to communicate complex analytical topics to non-technical audiences.
  4. Ability and experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with Bureau/Office management and staff, representatives of other public agencies, the public, and others encountered in the course of work.
  5. Knowledge and experience applying the principles, tools, and techniques for project/program planning and management, and sound business communication.
  6. Ability and experience exercising independent judgment, problem-solving, and taking initiative within established procedures and guidelines.
The following are preferred qualifications and are not required to be qualified for this position:
  • Experience working in a government organization.
  • Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, or a related field (or a combination of education, training or experience that provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class).
  • Financial or data analysis experience.
  • Experience with telematics and GIS software and hardware.
  • Robust knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel, Tableau, Smartsheet and any fleet management software.
  • Clean energy market knowledge.
  • Basic understanding of vehicle technology.
An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their résumé and answers to the supplemental questions, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to the establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection.

** PLEASE NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies**

Recruitment Timeline:
  • Posting: Add agreed upon (with hiring manager) posting time frame typically 2-3 weeks
  • Applications Reviewed: Closing date + add 1 week
  • Eligible Lists: Final review date + add one week (to allow for pass/no pass review to be completed by hiring manager)
  • Selection Phase Begins: Eligible list date plus one week for HM to review eligible list for interviewees
  • Hire Date: Tentatively: Within 30-60 days of selection
*Timeline is approximate and subject to change without notice

Applicants must submit a professional resume and responses to the supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions:
  • Your résumé and responses to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification.
  • Your responses to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training, and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement.
  • Your resume should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions.
  • Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis: Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume/application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience.
  • If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above.
Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than on the closing date and time of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.
Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application.

Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment.

ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance.

Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply.

Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skill to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here.

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Shelonda Simpson, Senior Recruiter
Bureau of Human Resources
Listing Type
Government/Public Agency
Position Type
Full Time
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Direct Employer
$77,376.00 - $140,026.00 Annually
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