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Program Analyst

Program Analyst (GS-0343)


The Program Analyst is located throughout the United States, and the position is responsible for ensuring the overall operations and success of the Service Center and its Division offices. The Program Analyst position is critical in coordinating and providing analytical support on problem definitions, planning methodologies, policies, and procedures for the improvement of business processes and marketing of the Compliance, Safety, and Accountability program. 


The Program Analyst position conducts quantitative and qualitative analyses for Division Offices and the Service Center on safety programs and crash reduction strategies, including carrier prioritization and assignments, investigation findings and planned actions, and post-investigation safety management corrective actions.  The Program Analyst is also responsible for daily error and edit inspection reports from Agency data systems, which is crucial for timely and accurate performance data.  

Essential skills of Administrative Support Assistant are:

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing. 
  • Ability to analyze data and provide crash reduction strategies
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite Software programs 


New Program Analyst can expect to benefit from a hands-on training program, which will include the Department of Transportation Learning Module, Talent Management training modules, On the Job Training, and additional field training involving learning from an experienced Program Analyst and others in a supportive environment.

FMCSA offers a variety of career opportunities and career advancement in one of our many field locations or at our headquarters in Washington, D.C. The federal government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Hiring and advancement in the federal government are based on qualifications and job performance. All qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factors.

Why work for the FMCSA?

There are many reasons. To begin, the job is complex and very challenging which keeps work exciting and interesting. Additionally, the work we do makes a difference. Ending your day knowing that you changed unsafe behaviors is rewarding.

As the average age the federal workforce continues to increase, succession planning is becoming more important.  The FMCSA has incredible long-term career/advancement opportunities which will provide many opportunities for those looking to reach their full potential.  FMCSA has a national presence offering opportunities throughout the country.

Work for an agency that has a mission that impacts every person that operates on our roadways.  Inspectors save lives by ensuring that vehicles operating on our nation’s highway are safe and have qualified drivers at the wheel.