The Richmond Regional Planning District
Commission maintains a staff to execute its
mission. The administration of the Commission is
delegated to the Executive Director who reports
to the RRPDC Board.
The RRPDC offers its employees a wide range of standard and elective
benefits including paid vacation and sick leave, flexible work
schedules, and insurance. Applicants for employment should submit a cover letter and completed application,
as outlined below.
As a political subdivision of the Commonwealth
chartered under the Regional Cooperation Act,
RRPDC employees are government employees and
subject to all applicable state and federal
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 Master’s degree is preferred with at least
10 years’ 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
AmeriCorps VISTA Position Opening
The goal of
the VHA VISTA project is to demonstrate (metro) Richmond’s capacity in
support services to de-risk investment intended for affordable housing
development. The project will create a framework to understand and
evaluate the wide-range of services available and able to serve. The
VISTA will work on a project to “map” services available in the Richmond
Region (Planning District 15) for individuals and families who are
vulnerably housed. The purpose of the service map is to better
understand the array of services available to people with very low, low,
and moderate incomes (0-80% AMI) and who meet criteria based on various
definitions of status. The project will require partnership with many
anchor organizations in the Richmond Region who will guide the scope of
the data collection, organization, and presentation: City of Richmond’s
Office of Community Wealth Building, The United Way of Greater Richmond
and Petersburg, Richmond Memorial Health Foundation, Capital Region
Collaborative, Partnership for Housing Affordability, and Homeward.
should submit an RRPDC employment application, cover letter, and resume
following the directions below.
The position will be
filled by November 1, 2018.
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Applicants for employment at the Richmond
Regional Planning District Commission should submit a cover letter,
resume, and completed application,
which can be downloaded for completion by
digitally (.zip). Applications, cover letters, and
any other requested information may be
submitted by postage or electronic mail.
Julie Fry, Executive
Richmond Regional Planning District Commission
9211 Forest Hill Ave., Suite 200
Richmond, VA 23235
As a means of accommodation to persons with specific disabilities
that prevent them from completing this application, confidential
assistance in filling out this application may be obtained by calling
The Richmond Regional Planning District Commission
offers its full-time employees a wide range of standard and elective benefits
including paid vacation and sick leave, flexible work schedules, and
New employees receive the following benefits:
retirement plan through the Virginia Retirement
fully-paid employee health insurance that includes
dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage;
fully-paid, group, term-life insurance for
annual leave beginning at 12 days per year;
sick leave for employee and family illness; and
13.5 standard holidays.
Regional Planning District Commission strives to cultivate and maintain
an inclusive culture among its staff members. We are committed to the
principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to
providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and
harassment. All employment decisions at RRPDC are based on agency need,
job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race,
sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender
identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics,
disability or any other status protected by the laws or regulations
applicable in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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