Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation seeking a statewide Transit Planner.

Calling all aspiring and professional people movers! Are you excited by these words and acronyms?  TDM, BRT, VDOT, Multimodal Surface Transportation Plan, VTRANS, MPO. Then check out this opportunity:

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation is seeking a a Statewide Transit Planner to serve as the project manager and planner for agency transit planning projects, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), as assigned, in an integrated, multimodal capacity. This position will coordinate with the Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment and VDOT, as well as other relevant federal, state and local agencies, regional planning bodies, stakeholder groups, and private entities.

Assigned projects may include leading and conducting corridor-specific and/or regional planning studies, transit development plans, feasibility and environmental studies. Participates in federal and state transportation legislation review and development of advocacy positions, serving as subject matter resource for DRPT responses and position papers as assigned by the Manager of Transit Planning. Serves as primary liaison for Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO’s) and point of contact for transit-related transportation projects led by other agencies, including VDOT, MPOs, transit operators, Virginia localities, and others. Interacts with diverse constituencies including government officials, agency partners, stakeholders and the public. Assists with activities associated with development, management, and implementation of statewide plans, including DRPT’s Statewide Transit, TDM Plan, the Multimodal Surface Transportation Plan and VTRANS.

For more information, and to apply, visit https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/78472