Transportation Program Manager & Transportation Planners

Posted on July 24, 2019

POSITIONS:   Transportation Program Manager & Transportation Planners

CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time Exempt with full benefits
STARTING SALARY: $42,500 – $ 62,000(dependent on education and experience)
LOCATION: Charlottesville, VA

The TJPDC is seeking a Transportation Program Manager to administer the organizational transportation planning function for the Charlottesville Albemarle Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Rural Transportation program. This position coordinates transportation projects between agencies, directs the maintenance of extensive reporting and data systems, provides highly responsible and complex support to the Director of Planning & Transportation, and represents the MPO and Rural Transportation to the public and other key stakeholders. Major responsibilities of the Program Manager include the MPO Long Range Transportation Plan, Transportation Improvement Plans, Six Year Improvement Plans, Unified Program Work Plan, Annual Rural Work Program, invoicing for services and contract management. MPO and Rural Transportation committees are direct duties of the Program Manager. The Program Manager is the direct supervisory lead of the Transportation Program Planners.

In addition to a Program Manager, the TJPDC is searching for a range of transportation planners to assist in fulfilling transportation duties in the MPO and Rural Transportation program. Traffic modeling and data analysis skills are highly regarded.

If you believe in the values of professionalism, integrity, mutual respect, accountability and transparency, and want to work with state and community leaders in transportation and land use planning, you would love this job. Our transportation has a history of excelling in innovative and proactive transportation planning techniques and projects. In the shadows of the University of Virginia, our offices are located in the heart of downtown Charlottesville right off the Charlottesville’s award-winning downtown mall.

Requirements include graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree, or higher, in Planning, Engineering, Public Administration, or related field. Manager preference of Five (5) years’ experience in transportation planning which includes two (2) years of supervisory; Planner preference of a Master’s degree and 2 years’ experience.

Full posting, requirements and application available at Positions will be available until filled. Resume, cover letter, and completed job application may be submitted to Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission, 401 East Water Street Charlottesville, VA 22902, or by email at No phone calls please. Please include last name and position title in email subject line.