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Job Opportunities with VRE

VRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace.


OPERATIONS ADMINISTRATOR
Immediate Availability

The Virginia Railway Express (VRE), a rapidly growing commuter rail operation connecting Washington, DC with Northern Virginia and surrounding counties, is in need of an experienced Operations Administrator to provide professional business process assistance and other duties in support of the goals and objectives of the Operations group. Work experience in a transit operating environment and familiarity with the VRE is highly desired. A Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related field with at least 3 years of professional experience is required. For the complete job description, please see here. Full time position with great benefits. Projected hiring range: $66,441 – $90,000, depending upon prior experience and education.

We are 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 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, December 19, 2014, to:

Personnel Specialist
1500 King St. Suite 202
Alexandria, VA 22314
E-mail: hr@vre.org


MARKETING ADMINISTRATOR
Immediate Availability

The Virginia Railway Express (VRE), a rapidly growing commuter rail operation connecting Washington, DC with Northern Virginia and surrounding counties, is in need of an experienced Marketing Administrator to manage the marketing functions and activities of the organization, including the development of advertising campaigns, strategies and plans.  Will write, edit and act as lead designer in the conceptualization, development and coordination of a variety of communications, including media, newsletters, promotional materials and signage.  Work experience in a public transportation operating environment and familiarity with the VRE is highly desired.  A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Journalism or a related field and at least 6 years of professional experience is required along with excellent writing and project management skills.  For the complete job description, please see our website:  www.vre.org.  Full time position with great benefits.  Projected hiring range: $69,895-$90,000, depending upon prior experience and education.

We are 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. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to undergo a writing test. Qualified candidates 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, December 19, 2014, to:

Personnel Specialist
1500 King St. Suite 202
Alexandria, VA 22314
E-mail: hr@vre.org


The following is posted as a courtesy to the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission:

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - PROJECTS AND POLICY MANAGER

The Northern Virginia Transportation Commission seeks a resourceful, transportation professional skilled in bringing teams together across transportation agencies on technology projects and planning efforts. This position will work with NVTC’s jurisdictions which include Arlington, Fairfax, and Loudoun counties and the Cities of Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church.  Combine your skills in project management and knowledge of policy and planning to support regional efforts to expand capacity, improve connectivity and ensure high quality transit service in Northern Virginia. The Projects and Policy Manager will coordinate a regional working group on the New Electronic Payments Program, other contracts and state and federal grants as well as support regional planning activities.

NVTC has a small staff located in offices in the Court House area of Arlington.  NVTC is a leading expert on performance metrics and transit finance, coordinates regional planning studies and evaluations, partners with other regional entities including the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. NVTC encompasses six cities and counties, Virginia Railway Express (a commuter rail service), six bus systems including MetroBus, Metrorail and the Vanpool Alliance.

The job will remain open until filled.  NVTC is an equal opportunity employer. Please provide a complete resume including your salary history and requirements, as well as a letter describing your qualifications and interest in this specific position. Please describe examples of your relevant experience, include links to or attachments of relevant work product:

Email: opportunities@nvtdc.org
Director, Programs and Policy
NVTC
2300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 620
Arlington, VA 22201

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - Transit Fellowship with the NVTC

Want a chance to work on transit issues in one of the most innovative and dynamic multimodal regions in the country? 

The NVTC is accepting applications for its first group of Transit Fellows. This fellowship is designed to provide a professional development opportunity for mid-career transportation specialists as well as college graduates and graduate students.  Successful applicants will gain in-depth knowledge of transit policy, planning and funding issues as well as an understanding of the policymaking process through conducting research under the guidance of NVTC staff, collaborating with transportation experts on publications, and assisting in the execution of programs conducted by NVTC. Transit Fellows will work on specific projects which could include:

  • Conducting policy and legislative research
  • Compiling and reviewing current planning efforts in the region as they relate to transitways and efficient use of existing transportation infrastructure to support high capacity transit
  • Writing NVTC case studies or profiles on the economic benefits of transit to business
  • Use census and geographic data to research the effectiveness of transit, provide perspective and analyze transit ridership data (including, but not limited to WMATA and VRE)
  • Working with NVTC to plan and present events relating to the economic benefits of transit
  • Developing infographics and other graphical representations of data related to transit usage and economic benefits of transit
  • Developing a web-based tool that visually demonstrates the concentration of jobs around transit nodes in Northern Virginia

 

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications of a Successful Candidate for the Internship:

  • College graduates, graduate students or mid-career professionals;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in transportation planning, public administration, economics, policy or related area;
  • Demonstrated interest in public transportation or transportation planning and policy development;
  • Strong writing and analytical skills; and
  • Ability to work in a small office/team oriented environment.

 

Duration
Duration of the appointment is variable with a minimum of 30 days and a maximum of 6 months with an option of extension. Start and end dates can be flexible as can schedules. Priority will be given to applicants who can begin their fellowship quickly. We anticipate appointing as many as three transit fellows to complete projects no later than September 1.

Who Should Apply

Fellowships are awarded to professionals with a strong understanding of transportation policy. Graduate students and mid-career professionals are encouraged to apply.

Compensation
The fellow will receive compensation consistent with compensation guidelines of the Department of Rail and Public Transportation and will be eligible for transit benefits.

To Apply
Send cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to Kelley Coyner at transitfellows@nvtdc.org The cover letter should state availability and describe the applicant’s objectives in pursuing the fellowship. Please highlight particular skills, knowledge, or interests as it relates to the project examples listed above.

Applications can also be mailed to: Kelley Coyner
                                                    Transit Fellowship Program
                                                    2300 Wilson Blvd., Suite 620
                                                    Arlington, VA  22201

Application Deadline
Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected.

About NVTC
NVTC has a small staff located in offices in the vibrant Court House area of Arlington. NVTC is a leading expert on performance metrics and transit finance, coordinates regional planning studies and evaluations, partners with other regional entities including the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.  NVTC encompasses six cities and counties, a commuter rail service, six bus systems including MetroBus, Metrorail and the Vanpool Alliance.


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