Hampton Roads Transit is currently seeking a Director of Transit Development to conduct the planning and project management for multimodal transit service, High Capacity Corridor expansion activities and fixed guideway improvements at the corridor level throughout the Hampton Roads Transit service area that may become eligible for Federal Transit Administration New Starts funding or other state or federal program resources. Coordinate with federal, state, and local governments, and other agencies to secure guidance and approvals through the planning, design, and implementation processes. Work with HRT senior leadership team to secure funding for proposed and planned improvements in the regional transit network. Coordination with local governments regarding potential transit-supportive land use strategies and land use planning. This is a position of substantial responsibility and accountability, performing work of a highly complex and difficult nature.  It is a senior managerial and professional position.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Strong knowledge of the principles and practices of multimodal transportation planning and project management with special emphasis on transit desired. Extensive knowledge of the regulatory requirements and practices of federal, state and local governments with regard to transit and environmental planning.  Extensive knowledge of land use planning as it relates to transportation.  Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.  Ability to prepare, justify and administer budgets.

Education and Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in transportation or urban planning, civil engineering, public administration, or closely related field. AICP desired. Six to ten years of progressively more responsible experience in urban transportation planning, environmental planning and project management, preferably in a transit and multimodal environment.

Apply online at www.gohrt.com/transitcareers/

Hampton Roads Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer