Job Opportunity

Program Manager – Transportation Planning
Ventura County

Date Posted:

January 22, 2018


$70,132 – $107,191 Per Year, Depends on Qualifications + Full Benefits


The Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC) is soliciting applications for the position of Program Manager – Transportation Planning. The incumbent, under general direction, performs professional level transportation planning, programming and funding of transportation projects in the region; oversees long-range transportation planning activities, including developing and updating short-term action plans. Manages corridor and project planning activities. The Manager works closely with other departments, regulatory agencies and Commission members; and does related work as required.

The positions primary responsibility is to ensure smooth functioning transportation planning programs. It requires the ability to exercise independent judgement and discretion in formulating, managing, and overseeing programs.


This position may be filled at any point of the salary range depending on candidate’s experience. Specific experience and education requirements are:
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:

Experience: Five years of progressively more responsible professional-level experience in urban, regional, transit or transportation planning or engineering, including at least two years managing transportation planning programs.
Training: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with major coursework in regional, urban or transportation planning, community development, public policy, political science or a related field; and five years of public agency experience in urban, regional, transit or transportation planning.

Licenses and Certificates:
All licenses and certificates must be maintained as a condition of employment.
• A valid appropriate California driver’s license may be required.
• Maintain a satisfactory driving record.

How to Apply:

Candidates can access the application at and find out more information about VCTC at Only those candidates that submit an application, cover letter, and resume will be reviewed. Cover letters should address experience and qualifications, your career goals, as well as your specific interest in this specific position. After the final filing date, applications, cover letters and resumes will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be invited for an interview. Please, contact Steve DeGeorge via email at for any additional inquiries.

Filing Deadline:

Open Until Filled

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