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 Employment@OmniRide.com. In addition to employment opportunities at PRTC, this page also lists open positions at other area transportation agencies.
Technical Projects Coordinator
PRTC seeks an organized,
detail-oriented, tech savvy individual to coordinate/oversee technically-oriented
projects related to bus service operations/planning and transit fleet-related
activities. Experience with, and understanding of, project management and
administration, specification development, procurement, vehicle maintenance
oversight, public transit operations/planning, and emergency preparedness are
highly desirable. Strong written and oral communication skills, and a high
degree of office software and web proficiency are essential. Requires bachelor's degree in related field and
three years directly relevant experience, or equivalent combination. Starting
salary $55,404 to $73,687. Excellent
benefits package. Submit resume/cover letter, and writing or project sample by
mail, email, or fax to: M. Reid, PRTC, 14700 Potomac Mills Rd., Woodbridge, VA
703-583-1377. Open until filled. Successful candidate will be subject to
fingerprinting and background check. EOE.
PRTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
VRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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First Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Transit Projects Policy Coordinator
NVTC is seeking a Transit Projects Policy Coordinator. For the full position description, please visit
a chance to work on transit issues in one of the most innovative and dynamic
multimodal regions in the country? The NVTC is accepting
applications for its first group of Transit Fellows. This fellowship is
designed to provide a professional development opportunity for mid-career
transportation specialists as well as college graduates and graduate
students. Successful applicants will
gain in-depth knowledge of transit policy, planning and funding issues as well
as an understanding of the policymaking process through conducting research
under the guidance of NVTC staff, collaborating with transportation experts on
publications, and assisting in the execution of programs conducted by NVTC. Transit
Fellows will work on specific projects which could include:
-Conducting policy and legislative research
-Compiling and reviewing current planning efforts in the region as
they relate to transitways and efficient use of existing transportation
infrastructure to support high capacity transit
-Writing NVTC case studies or profiles on the economic benefits of
transit to business
census and geographic data to research the effectiveness of transit, provide
perspective and analyze transit ridership data (including, but not limited to
WMATA and VRE
-Working with NVTC to plan and present events relating to the economic
benefits of transit
-Developing infographics and other graphical representations of
data related to transit usage and economic benefits of transit
web-based tool that visually demonstrates the concentration of jobs around
transit nodes in Northern Virginia
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications of a
Successful Candidate for the Internship:
graduates, graduate students or mid-career professionals;
Degree in transportation planning, public administration, economics,
policy or related area;
interest in public transportation or transportation planning and policy
and analytical skills; and
-Ability to work
in a small office/team oriented environment.
Duration of the
appointment is variable with a minimum of 30 days and a maximum of 6 months
with an option of extension. Start and end dates can be flexible as can
schedules. Priority will be given to applicants who can begin their fellowship
quickly. We anticipate appointing as many as three transit fellows to complete
projects no later than September 1.
Fellowships are awarded to
professionals with a strong understanding of transportation policy. Graduate
students and mid-career professionals are encouraged to apply.
The fellow will receive compensation consistent with
compensation guidelines of the Department of Rail and Public Transportation and
will be eligible for transit benefits.
Send cover letter, resume, and a
writing sample to Kelley Coyner at firstname.lastname@example.org
The cover letter should state availability and describe
the applicant’s objectives in pursuing the fellowship. Please highlight
particular skills, knowledge, or interests as it relates to the project
examples listed above.
Applications can also be
Transit Fellowship Program
2300 Wilson Blvd., Suite
Arlington, VA 22201
Applications will be accepted and reviewed on
a rolling basis until a candidate is selected.
NVTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.