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Employment Opportunities

For more information on any employment opportunity, please contact the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission by mail at 14700 Potomac Mills Road, Woodbridge, VA 22192, call (703) 583-7782 or e-mail us at In addition to employment opportunities at PRTC, this page also lists open positions at other area transportation agencies.

PRTC Announcements

Senior Accountant

The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission seeks a detail-oriented individual to perform a variety of professional financial accounting activities including grant accounting, budget functions, fixed asset activities, special projects, and other analysis as required. Work involves independent financial analysis, report development, and advanced used of financial management systems. This position requires excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills, the ability to work independently on multiple assignments simultaneously, and in collaboration with colleagues inside and outside the organization. Extensive computer skills required, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and at least 3 years of related experience required. Additional years of related experience can substitute for the required education. Local government or transit experience preferred. Salary range is $56,991- $94,604, with the hiring range up to $75,797, DOQ. Position is open until filled. Employment subject to background check and fingerprinting. Send cover letter and resume with salary history to PRTC, Attn: M. Reid, 14700 Potomac Mills Road, Woodbridge, VA  22192, fax (703) 583-1377, or email to PRTC is a drug-free workplace. EOE.

PRTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

VRE Announcements

Chief Financial Officer

The Virginia Railway Express is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief Financial Officer. The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for collaborating with and directing a competent staff in the areas of finance, budget, accounting, purchasing and human resources. Detailed information is available at

Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in finance, business or public administration or related field and at least 10 years of progressively responsible management experience in a transportation or government agency. It is necessary that candidates hold extensive knowledge of complex finance operations, with transit or transportation finance experience strongly desired. Candidates should possess in-depth knowledge and experience working with automated financial management software and generally accepted principles and practices of accounting including GASB and FASB. Licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred; however, a master’s degree in a related field will be considered. This unique opportunity will be a good fit for a person with vision, who is proactive, has excellent communication skills, values accountability and hard work, is knowledgeable about technological solutions, and enjoys working in a team–oriented environment.

The salary for the position is negotiable dependent upon candidate education and experience, and is aligned with the cost-of-living in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Benefits include, but are not limited to, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, medical and dental insurance, transit commuter benefits, professional dues and conference expenses.

The application deadline is April 5, 2017. To be considered, please submit your cover letter, resume and list of five professional references online at: Following the filing date, applications will be screened by Waters & Company based on the criteria established by the agency. The VRE Hiring Committee will review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria. For more information, please contact Waters & Company at

VRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

First Transit Announcements

Bus Operators and Mechanics

PRTC contracts with First Transit to operate its services and maintain its fleet. First Transit has continuous openings for bus operators and mechanics who can meet the company’s hiring requirements.

First Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NVTC Announcements

NVTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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