Loudoun County is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. This unparalleled growth has resulted in an exciting professional opportunity within the County's Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure (DTCI), which is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Regional Transportation Coordinator.
This position is responsible for:
- Proactively representing, advocating for, and ensuring a consistent response related to Loudoun County's priorities and positions with federal, state, regional and local transportation entities by providing input, advice, opinions and follow-up to legislative processes.
- Working closely with DTCI's leadership and County Administration to prepare and respond to legislative processes and to reflect the position of the Board of Supervisors.
- Participation on technical committees for regional transportation programs and organizations.
- Analysis of transportation issues, including project selection criteria to determine the most appropriate projects to submit for funding consideration and coordinating all aspects of seeking and preparing grant funding applications relative to the needs of the program.
- Conducting research, develop position papers, and briefing the Board of Supervisors on matters pertaining to regional programs.
- This positions role within the Department requires regular attendance and constructive participation in meetings of regional, state and federal organizations.
- Advocating for Loudoun projects by being fully aware of details of the project through discussions with project staff including representatives of towns /villages within Loudoun County.
- Communication of critical information through both verbal and written communication channels to DTCI leadership, County Administration and elected officials.
- Recommendations and input regarding policies, systems, procedures and guidelines for completing and submitting documentation for various outside transportation funding sources.
The successful candidate will:
- Possess the professional skill set required to perform analytical research, thorough and effective problem solving, and critical decision making, as well as excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
- Have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and adjust priorities as necessary.
- Have the ability to work independently.
- Have the ability to provide prompt and effective customer service to various stakeholders.
This position reports to the Assistant Director, Transportation Planning and Traffic Engineering.
Salary Commensurate with Experience.
Bachelor's degree in Planning, Public Administration, Public Policy, Business Administration, Engineering, or a related field; five (5) years of related work experience OR Master's degree in Planning, Public Administration, Public Policy, Business Administration, or related field; three (3) years of related work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
AICP or Professional Transportation Planner Certification is preferred.
Must be available for duty beyond normal/core business hours, as required to attend meetings of the Board of Supervisors; regional, state, and/or federal organizations; public input sessions, or other special meetings related to the overall job components.
Post Conditional Offer Contingencies
Employment is contingent upon successful background check completion, to include criminal and credit checks.