Transit Projects and Policy Manager
Join the NVTC team in creating new, expanded transportation options in the region’s I-66 and I-395 corridors. The Northern Virginia Transportation Commission seeks a Transit Projects and Policy Manager to manage the implementation and ongoing administration of transit, TDM and multimodal transportation projects, including new transit capital and services, technology enhancements, intersection improvements, park-and-ride lots, carpools and vanpools. This new position combines planning with grants and project management to make a real difference for drivers and riders in Northern Virginia and to work with the region’s diverse local jurisdictions and transportation agencies.
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 policy making 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.
REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Virginia Railway Express
This position serves as VRE’s government relations officer; prepares the annual legislative agenda, monitors legislative activities, establishes effective working relationships with federal, state and local officials, and advocates on behalf of the organization. This position also manages and participates in VRE’s marketing and strategic communications efforts.
This position is responsible for directing and managing staff, vendors, contractors and other activities for engineering and construction of VRE’s capital improvement program. Serves as a liaison to Federal State and Local agencies in developing and executing railroad capital projects, establishing and maintaining departmental budgets, as well as supporting VRE’s strategic planning and project development process.
Northern Virginia Transportation Authority