The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) seeks a qualified applicant for a full-time regional planner to join our team. The TJPDC is a regional planning agency that offers a broad range of services in the areas of economic development, land-use/planning, community development, environmental, transportation, and housing planning as well as legislative services. The TJPDC serves the member governments within the Planning District, which include the City of Charlottesville and the Counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson.
The successful applicant will hold the values of professionalism, integrity, accountability, and transparency and will lead and support various projects in an environment where continued professional growth is strongly encouraged. Candidates should be adept at ‘learning as you lead’ and have strong organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills. An immediate opportunity exists in the areas of environmental and transportation planning; however, candidates should be comfortable with applying skills to all content areas. The successful applicant should possess the ability to take initiative, both by independently managing planning projects and consultants and by seeking pipeline projects and opportunities for the TJPDC; apply for, administer, and manage local, state, and federal grants and contracts with strong financial management; and follow Title VI requirements for project and program development and implementation.