Regional Planner II, III, or IV

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) seeks a qualified applicant for a full-time regional planner to join our team. The TJPDC is a regional planning agency that offers a broad range of services in the areas of economic development, land-use/planning, community development, environmental, transportation, and housing planning as well as legislative services.  The TJPDC serves the member governments within the Planning District, to include, the City of Charlottesville and the Counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. The TJPDC office is in downtown Charlottesville, located in central Virginia at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Approximately 250,000 residents live in the region, which is filled with history, scenic beauty, and urban and rural living. The TJPDC currently houses the region’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and coordinates a wide variety of short-range and long-range urban and rural transportation, planning, and community development projects.

This position plays an important role in fulfilling the agency’s mission to serve our local governments by providing regional vision, collaborative leadership, and professional service to develop effective solutions. Successful applicants will hold the values of professionalism, integrity, accountability, and transparency and will lead and support various projects in an environment where continued professional growth is strongly encouraged. Candidates should be adept at ‘learning as you lead’ and have strong organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills.  An immediate opportunity exists in the areas of transportation planning; however, candidates should be comfortable with applying skills to all content areas.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

How to apply

This posting is open for application until filled. Resume, cover letter, salary history, and completed job application are required for consideration. Applications may be submitted via the form below or sent to the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (download pdf application), 401 East Water Street Charlottesville, VA 22902, or by email at info@tjpdc.org. No phone calls please.