Job Announcements

Director of Transportation Planning

The George Washington Regional Commission (GWRC) and its partner organization the Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (FAMPO) is looking for someone to enhance, expand, and help lead our existing transportation-focused staff. We are interested in a creative, team-focused professional with an aptitude and desire to help guide transportation planning for the region. The staff assigned to this work is responsible for providing excellent information and staff support to the FAMPO Policy Committee, working effectively with transportation colleagues in the region, helping the organization comply with appropriate state and federal transportation policies and regulations, being a key part of our small office team, communicating well with the general public, and developing excellent written and oral work in the area of transportation planning.​

The best candidate will have leadership and management experience in the transportation planning field, combined with a thorough knowledge of the transportation planning process, traffic and travel demand modeling processes, and federal and state regulations and guidance related to transportation programs and funding. Familiarity with traditional road, transit, and active transportation best practices, as well as federal and state policy, would be a plus. The successful candidate must exhibit knowledge of planning theories, techniques of transportation planning and analysis, and applicable federal and state transportation regulations. An ability to work effectively with elected and appointed leadership is critical. Experience with regional planning models would be ideal.

A detailed job description can be found here.

TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter, résumé, representative sample of your work for a transportation study or plan, and 3-4 references to careers@gwregion.org. Letters of recommendation are also welcome. Position is open until filled.

Transportation Planner (I, II, or III)

GWRC and the Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (FAMPO) are looking for a transportation planner to assist with urban and rural transportation planning within the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford. A detailed job description can be found here.

TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter, résumé, representative sample of your work for a transportation study or plan, and 2-3 references to careers@gwregion.org. Position is open until filled.

George Washington Regional Commission is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, sex, national origins, disability, age, color, low-income, or limited-English proficiency.