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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

Associate Transportation Engineer, Transportation Engineer or Senior Transportation Engineer
( Application deadline is Friday, September 1, 2017 by 5:00 pm)

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) is recruiting for Associate Transportation Engineer, Transportation Engineer or Senior Transportation Engineer. 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. Please review the full job description.  Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, job application and respond to the supplemental questions.

Transportation Planning Technician
(Application deadline is Thursday, August 31, 2017 by 5:00 pm)

One position will be filled immediately and a list will be created for future openings. 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. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, job application and respond to the supplemental questions. Please review the full job description.

Administrative Assistant I, II or III
( Application deadline is Friday, August 11, 2017 by 5:00 pm)

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) is recruiting for  Administrative Assistant positions at either a Administrative Assistant I, II or III level and create a list of applicants for future openings. Under supervision of the Administrative Services Officer, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing office support to the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) planners, managers and the Executive Director; the administrative assistant performs independent, responsible, confidential, and complex administrative, technical and clerical work, independent information gathering, information preparation, and other related work as required. Working relationships with others are frequent and extend beyond the RTC office to other agencies, interest groups, and the general public. Work is performed in an office setting. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, job application and respond to the supplemental questions. Please review the full job description.

 

Recent openings

Administrative Assistant I, II or III
( Applications under review.)

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) is recruiting for  Administrative Assistant positions at either a Administrative Assistant I, II or III level and create a list of applicants for future openings. Under supervision of the Administrative Services Officer, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing office support to the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) planners, managers and the Executive Director; the administrative assistant performs independent, responsible, confidential, and complex administrative, technical and clerical work, independent information gathering, information preparation, and other related work as required. Working relationships with others are frequent and extend beyond the RTC office to other agencies, interest groups, and the general public. Work is performed in an office setting.

Transportation Planner I OR II
(Position was filled)

The planner will work on a variety of Transportation Planning projects. Responsibilities for Transportation Planner I include but are not limited to research and analysis, graphics, reports,  and facilitate meetings/workshops. The Transportation Planner II responsibilities also include coordinating with Regional, State and Federal Agencies, interpret and integrate  transportation policy and run and maintain the Santa Cruz County Travel Demand Model. Both levels will also work with GIS and other Microsoft software.

Transportation Planning Technician
(Positions were filled)

Three temporary positions were filled. These positions are temporary for one-year. 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.

Transportation Planner I
(Position was filled)

This is a temporary position for one year. The Transportation Planner I performs transportation studies and analyses; prepares and presents transportation plans and reports; administers various transportation related programs, and conducts related work as required. Transportation Planner I is the trainee level for the professional Transportation Planner series. Incumbents may act as a staff level resource for a particular transportation project or program; staff a committee and make presentations to committees; and coordinate with local, regional, State and Federal agencies. Incumbents initially work under general supervision.

Transportation Planning Intern
(Position was filled)

The Planning Intern gathers, compiles, analyzes and inputs data; prepares spreadsheets, charts and graphs to document, report and analyze transportation information; assists in the production and distribution of marketing and informational materials and displays; provides information on Regional Transportation Commission programs at informational fairs and public meetings; assists in evaluation of programs; conducts transportation surveys; performs transportation fieldwork; serves as the lead for logistical set-up for meetings and workshops; researches various transportation matters and transportation legislation; assists in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports for grant reporting purposes; writes correspondence and text for reports and promotional materials;  posts information on the RTC website; and may assist with other technical analysis, graphics and mapping depending on abilities. The position is a 3 month assignment.

Administrative Assistant
(Position was filled)

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing advanced office support to the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) planners, managers and the Executive Director; the administrative assistant performs independent, responsible, confidential, and complex administrative, technical and clerical work, independent information gathering, information preparation, and other related work as required. Working relationships with others are frequent and extend beyond the RTC office to other agencies, interest groups, and the general public. Work is performed in an office setting.

Administrative Assistant
(Submittal period has closed. Due to lack of interest, position has been closed and will be re-posted in January 2015)

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing advanced office support to the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) planners, managers and the Executive Director; the administrative assistant performs independent, responsible, confidential, and complex administrative, technical and clerical work, independent information gathering, information preparation, and other related work as required. Working relationships with others are frequent and extend beyond the RTC office to other agencies, interest groups, and the general public. Work is performed in an office setting.

 

RTC Contact

Yesenia Parra
Administrative Services Officer
info@sccrtc.org
(831) 460-3200

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