Employment Opportunities

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC), headquartered in downtown Santa Cruz, is the regional transportation planning agency created by the State of California in 1972 to carry out transportation responsibilities that cross city-county boundaries in Santa Cruz County.

The RTC is responsible for regional transportation planning, policy and funding decisions for all travel modes. The RTC works to make our transportation system convenient, reliable, safe and efficient, while promoting long-term sustainability and a full range of travel choices.

The RTC employs a professional planning and administrative staff to carry out the goals and projects of the agency.

Current Opening

No job openings at this time

Recent openings

Engineering Intern
(Applications being reviewed)

Under the supervision of the Senior Transportation Engineer, the Engineering Intern will perform entry level engineering fieldwork; participate in field activities at project sites to take measurements, collect data, take photos and record observations; enter data and create reports in ArcGIS; gather, compile, analyze and input data; prepare spreadsheets, charts and graphs to document, report and analyze transportation information; convey technical information utilizing clear verbal and written skills; write correspondence and text for reports; participate in training activities and actively seek opportunities to contribute to the achievement of RTC goals; reference and understand design manuals, agency standards and procedures; and may assist with other technical analysis, graphics, and mapping depending on abilities.

Director of Finance and Budget
(Position was filled 2/19)

The new Director of Finance and Budget is responsible for overseeing, planning, organizing and directing the financial operation of the SCCRTC.

Executive Director
(Position was filled 12/18)

The new Executive Director must be a results-oriented leader with excellent communication skills, who enjoys facilitating change and working to develop relationships and build consensus.

Accountant II or III
(Position was filled 6/18)

Under general direction of the Fiscal Officer, the Accountant performs difficult, complex and professional accounting and fiscal duties. The Accountant maintains fiscal records; prepares a variety of accounting statistical and narrative reports; and other accounting and fiscal work as required

Engineering Intern
(Position was filled 6/4/18)

The intern will assist staff with entry level tasks in the office and field.  Duties include but are not limited to: perform engineering fieldwork; participate in field activities and at project sites to take measurements, collect data, take photos and record observations; enter data and create reports in ArcGIS and other duties as assigned.

Communications Specialist I or II
(Position was filled 2/12/18)

Under supervision and direction of the Deputy Director, develops public information and communications programs regarding the services and activities of the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission. Please review the job description as each level requires different skills.

Transportation Planning Technician
(Positions were filled)

The Transportation Planning Technician will assist Transportation Planners in the implementation of the programs and projects of the Regional Transportation Commission; perform routine transportation planning and office duties; conduct research and analysis; prepare maps, graphics and reports ; may facilitate public meetings for a variety of different projects; assists in the production and distribution of marketing and informational materials and displays; attends and provides information on RTC programs at informational fairs; prepares and conducts transportation surveys; performs transportation fieldwork; serves as the lead for logistical set-up for meetings and workshops; and performs other RTC program duties as needed.

Associate Transportation Engineer, Transportation Engineer or Senior Transportation Engineer
(Position was filled)

Under supervision and direction, prepares, manages, and conducts complex and professional transportation engineering work in the field and office including for structures, drainage, railway facilities, roadways, highways, bikeways, walkways and intersections; responsible for project management and delivery; performs complex transportation engineering analyses, studies and other related work as is required.

RTC Contact

Yesenia Parra
Administrative Services Officer
(831) 460-3200