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Employment Opportunities

For more information on any employment opportunity, please contact the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission by mail at 14700 Potomac Mills Road, Woodbridge, VA 22192, call (703) 583-7782 or e-mail us at In addition to employment opportunities at PRTC, this page also lists open positions at other area transportation agencies.

PRTC Announcements


Transportation Planner

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority is seeking a Transportation Planner. The transportation planners lead technical work associated with the Authority’s planning and programming responsibilities. They assist the senior transportation planner in coordinating and providing technical support to the NVTA committees in the development of NVTA plans and programs. They oversee implementation of projects funded by the NVTA, working closely with the CFO to ensure that NVTA funds are properly allocated and spent. The transportation planners must be conversant with standard transportation modeling and competent in making judgments on analysis being used to support NVTA plans and programs. Transportation planners oversee contractors who support the Authority’s planning and programming functions. In addition, the new transportation planner will support enhanced transportation services to include the establishment of in-house modelling capabilities, project prioritization, development of the Authority’s inaugural Six Year Program, development of a project database, interactive mapping/GIS capabilities, congestion trend monitoring, and implementation of long term benefit analysis guidelines. For more information, visit 

Lobby Associate Customer Service Agent (Evenings)

PRTC has an opening for a full-time position as a Customer Service Agent for the reception area in the Transit Center. Employment hours are 1:30 pm to 10:00 pm Mon–Fri. This position is classified as an Essential Position and must report to work during inclement weather. Typical work includes, but is not limited to answering phones, customer correspondence, data entry, greeting and assisting customers with questions about the bus services, and all counter transactions. Must have demonstrated knowledge of receptionist functions, general office procedures, and organizational skills. Attention to detail, excellent telephone, written/oral communications and customer service skills a MUST. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software needed. Some college, business, or computer classes preferred. Bi-lingual (English-Spanish) skills a plus. Starting salary $31,700 plus excellent benefits. Satisfactory background check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of employment. Position opened until filled. Submit resume and required cover letter to PRTC, ATTN: Ms. Reid, 14700 Potomac Mills Rd., Woodbridge, VA  22192 or fax (703) 583-1377. EOE. PRTC maintains a drug-free workplace.


PRTC is seeking a bus service dispatcher. Applicant must be able to work in a strong team-oriented environment, possess the ability to remain calm and provide clear direction under pressure, have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, handle multiple tasks effectively. Qualifications: Dispatching experience required, transit/transportation dispatch experience using two-way radio is preferred. Excellent geographical and map reading skills are essential. Knowledge of Prince William/Manassas geography, proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of programs essential. Experience using a mobile data terminal, GPS systems and Trapeze software is preferred. Candidates must satisfactorily pass a drug test and a background check with fingerprinting as a condition of employment. Salary range is $44,300 - $47,500 plus attractive benefits. Position open until filled. Submit resume and cover letter to PRTC, ATTN: Marsha Reid, 14700 Potomac Mills Rd., Woodbridge, VA  22192 or via fax at (703) 583-1377. EEO.

PRTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

VRE Announcements

Project Manager

The Virginia Railway Express is seeking a Project Manager.  This position provides engineering and construction management leadership on publicly funded projects. Assists in development and review of design and engineering documents pertaining to railroad, railroad facilities and station construction projects.  Must be capable of functioning as project manager for multiple projects from planning through construction.

Candidates must have familiarity with railroad/transit projects. They must be able to perform engineering analysis, design, minor drafting and technical report writing. Knowledge of FRA, AREMA, FTA and DOT standards and applicable building codes is preferred.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related curriculum. Advanced degree preferred.  PE license required. 5-15 years of design, construction management experience in transit/transportation projects required; rail experience preferred. Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a project manager on related projects. 

For the complete job description, visit Full-time position with great benefits. Projected hiring range: $83,003 – $105,000, depending upon prior experience and education. VRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Veterans are encouraged to apply.  Background checks are performed on all new employees. No inquiring phone calls will be accepted in response to this ad.

Qualified candidates seriously interested in applying should submit by e-mail or mail a professional styled cover letter, resume, salary history and three confidential references (to include their address, phone & e-mail) by close of business, July 1, 2016, to:

Human Resources Administrator
1500 King St. Suite 202
Alexandria, VA  22314

VRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

First Transit Announcements

Bus Operators and Mechanics

PRTC contracts with First Transit to operate its services and maintain its fleet. First Transit has continuous openings for bus operators and mechanics who can meet the company’s hiring requirements.

First Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NVTC Announcements

NVTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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