• Transit Benefits Specialist

    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/10/2019 2:08 PM)
    Job ID
    Clearance Required
    Other Clearance
    ability to obtain DEA Clearance
  • Position Description

    Looking for a career to support the federal government? Look no further! At XLA we need a Transit Benefits Specialist, with an active clearance, to support our client. The job site is in a niche area in Arlington, VA that is close to restaurants, shops, and public transportation.


    This is a heavily administrative role that will require an individual willing to step out of their comfort zone and take on larger tasks and responsibilities when asked. They must be proficient in data entry, have an exceptional attention to detail and accuracy, and have the ability to prepare and deliver reports and other documents in support of the government client.


    Duties include:

    • Responsible for communication, coordination and auditing of DEA’s Transit Subsidy Program (TSP)
    • Serving as point of contract for National Capitol Region participants
    • Providing guidance to Field Division coordinators for all questions and issues
    • Receiving, review, and forward all transit applications for processing
    • Working closely with the Department of Transportation assigned account manager to coordinate the delivery of transit benefit funding
    • Working closely with National Capitol Region participants with issues regarding, but not limited to: card problems, funding issues, and application problems.
    • Data entry and reconciliation of DEA’s TSP FIRST system.
    • Closely monitor reporting to ensure that obligated funds are being used properly in accordance with TSP regulations.
    • Maintaining participant applications through DEA’s TSP FIRST system as well as paper filing.
    • Coordinating with multiple offices to preserve program integrity.
    • Providing advice and consultation to managers regarding improvements of organization and program activities and operations.
    • Participating in error identification initiatives and programs providing anomalies in data and budget concerns. Conducts special studies or research projects related to specific program goals and issues.
    • Creating a new filing system to better arrange and categorize transit subsidy applications. Developing “How To” Guides to better assist participants and field coordinators with their understanding of forms and program requirements


    • Six (6) months of experience
    • Experience/knowledge with managing the Transit Subsidy Program preferred 
    • Ability to work in basic Microsoft Office programs (Word & Excel) and SharePoint.
    • Ability to analyze incoming issues and propose solutions.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
    • Ability to handle multiple assignments at the same time
    • Excellent organizational skills 

    Education Requirements

    Associate's Degree


    Clearance Requirements

    If at DEA, would only need to be eligible to receive and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance




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