Employment Opportunity: Transportation Planner


The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) seeks an experienced full-time regional transportation planner to join our innovative planning staff. 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.

This full-time transportation planner will be responsible for supporting the daily administration of the Charlottesville-Albemarle Metropolitan Planning Organization (CA-MPO) and for providing support and technical assistance to other departmental studies related to federal/state mandated planning activities and local initiatives, as assigned. No supervisory responsibilities. This position may include budgetary responsibilities for the CA-MPO program.

The Position is open until filled. Visit our application page for complete details and how to apply.

An Equal Opportunity Employer