Director of Transportation - September
The Richmond Regional Planning
District Commission (RRPDC), located in Richmond, Virginia, is seeking
an experienced, dynamic and energetic transportation planning
professional to lead its regional transportation planning and
programming efforts. This position is designed to play a significant
role in the future of transportation infrastructure in the Richmond
region and is ideal for motivated and energetic professionals who
possess a strong commitment to public service and regional planning.
Director of Transportation reports to the Executive Director of the
RRPDC and directs the work prioritized by the Richmond Regional
Transportation Planning Organization (RRTPO) through development of the
Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP). The RRTPO is the federal and
state designated MPO for the nine jurisdictions of the Richmond Region.
Competitive candidates will possess a comprehensive knowledge of federal
and state urban transportation planning requirements as well as
familiarity with project development, funding and financial
programming. All candidates should demonstrate ability to work
collaboratively with members of local government staffs, elected
officials and state and federal agency representatives. Strong
interpersonal, personnel, fiscal and project management skills are
critical to the success of the selected candidate.
Detailed job description.
Eligible candidates hold an
undergraduate degree in Planning, Engineering or a related field and
possess significant progressively responsible experience in
Transportation Planning. A Masterís degree is preferred with at least
10 yearsí experience in Transportation Planning with at least 5 years
serving in a supervisory role.
Compensation includes salary
commensurate with experience and qualifications and a very competitive
benefits package including health, vision and dental insurance, flexible
working environment and retirement programs through the Virginia
Retirement System and ICMA.
Interested candidates should submit a
cover letter, resume and RRPDC
employment application to Brenda Stone-Cannaday, Human Resources
Interviews will be scheduled
beginning at the end of October; the position will remain open until
The RRPDC is not currently seeking applicants for
and Data Development
The RRPDC is seeking an
intern to assist in the development of the regionís socioeconomic data
and forecasts and various plans, programs, and studies. The
primary duties will be demographic data development and research.
The ideal candidates will be able to work with minimal supervision and
have some background or experience (academic or work) in development of
demographic data and/or forecasts, working with census data, and an
interest in regional planning.
Pay is $13.00 - $15.00
per hour for the part-time, hourly positions, depending on experience.
The position is available beginning early September 2018, through
December 31, 2018, with a possible extension to June, 2019. Applicants
should be willing to work 20 to 30 hours per week during the school year
and up to 40 hours per week when school is not in session (maximum of 32
hours per week on average over any six-month period), depending on
project work requirements and class schedule.
Applicants must be
enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program
related to planning, geography, engineering, public administration, or
related fields. The applicants must be computer proficient and
experienced with Arc GIS and Microsoft Office 365. Applicants must also
be thorough, detail-oriented, and communicate well, with a willingness
to learn new skills. Applicants should have good analytical, data
mining, and time management skills. Interest in demographics, data
development, and travel demand modeling a plus. This is an excellent
opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in regional planning.
should submit an RRPDC employment application, cover letter, and resume
following the directions below.