Rutland Regional Planning Commission hiring Transportation Planner

Rutland Regional Planning Commission (RRPC) is hiring a full-time Transportation Planner, who will be part of a diverse and fun team of regional and urban planners.  The right person for this position will thrive by working with a team of professionals who promote smart growth principles and will understand how transportation planning shapes our local communities.

 The Transportation Planner will have a core understanding of urban design, town planning and economic development. A deep understanding of transportation planning concepts is essential and a land use planning background or advanced degree is preferred. 

 The position requires the ability to work cooperatively with people from diverse backgrounds, to organize and facilitate public meetings, to write in a clear and compelling manner, to write and administer grants and to oversee program budgets.  Evening meetings, public hearings and field visits come with the territory. 

 The RRPC is located in The Opera House, a historic building located in the epicenter of downtown Rutland, Vermont.  The RRPC is 50 years strong and full of energy to make a lasting difference in the region.

 The Rutland Region is dynamic and thriving.  It is home to three major ski areas; four colleges; a vibrant local food, craft beer, and arts scene; and world-class recreational opportunities.  There is a can-do community spirit that sets the region apart – from entrepreneurial support to record-breaking blood drives.  The high quality of life in the region draws people from all corners of the world.  Each season brings ever-changing vistas of beauty throughout the scenic valleys, mountains and byways. The region is large enough to entertain a thriving economy yet quaint enough for individuals to enjoy the peace of the green mountains and to make a lasting impact in the community. Rutland is evolving and you can be part of the change.

The salary is approximately $50K per year, plus generous health care, retirement options and vacation time.

If you want to make an impact in a growing field and network of 27 communities that will last into the future, then please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to or mail to: Mary Kay Skaza, Rutland Regional Planning Commission, P.O. Box 965, Rutland, VT 05702.  Deadline is May 31, 2016.  Visit for more information. 

Address questions to Mary Kay Skaza,  You will be contacted before references are called. RRPC is an equal opportunity employer.