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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

Transportation Planning Professional Development Opportunity

PRTC seeks a creative individual with interest in public transportation planning and operations to fill a professional development fellowship (intern) position. This program is designed to promote and develop careers in public transportation and demand management.

Candidates should be a graduate student, recent college grad, or upperclassmen with a major in urban planning, public administration, transportation, geography, economics or related field and strong written, oral, and analytical skills. Position undertakes routine and special project assignments, works with multiple departments, is open until filled, and will last 6 to 12 months. $14.50/hr. plus benefits. Send resume, cover letter, and work sample to M. Reid, PRTC, 14700 Potomac Mills Rd., Woodbridge, VA  22192;; fax: 703-583-1377.

Deputy Director of Finance and Administration

PRTC seeks an experienced professional to assist the Director of Finance in the direction and management of the general accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, and administrative functions of the organization.  Prior experience should include involvement in day-to-day accounting functions (including federal and state grants), development and monitoring of governmental or corporate budgets, development of financial reports and forecasts, and financial administration.  Must possess the ability to plan and supervise the work of others, demonstrate excellent communication skills, and possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and external organizations.    Requires extensive computer skills with emphasis on Excel.  Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field required, with at least six years of directly related experience, including two years of supervisory and two years of automated accounting systems. CPA or Master’s degree in relevant field, and governmental accounting experience preferred.  Salary range is $73,529 - $122,058, with the hiring range up to $97,794, 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.

Senior Accountant

PRTC is seeking 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 use 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.  Salary range is $54,245 - $90,047, with the hiring range up to $72,146, DOQ.  Position is open until filled.   Employment subject to computer skills and analytical abilities testing, 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

Marketing Administrator

The Virginia Railway Express is in need of an experienced Marketing Administrator to manage the marketing functions and activities of the organization, including the development of advertising campaigns, strategies and plans. Will write, edit and act as lead designer in the conceptualization, development and coordination of a variety of communications, including media, newsletters, promotional materials and signage. Work experience in a public transportation operating environment and familiarity with the VRE is highly desired. A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Journalism or a related field and at least 6 years of professional experience is required along with excellent writing and project management skills. For the complete job description, visit Full time position with great benefits. Projected hiring range: $69,895-$90,000, depending upon prior experience and education.

VRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans are encouraged to apply. Background checks are performed on all new employees. No inquiring phone calls will be accepted in response to this ad. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to undergo a writing test. Qualified candidates interested in applying should submit by e-mail or mail a professional styled cover letter, resume, salary history and three confidential references (to include their address, phone & e-mail) by close of business, December 19, 2014, to:

Personnel Specialist
1500 King St. Suite 202
Alexandria, VA  22314

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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