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The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC), headquartered in the City of 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 Openings

Transportation Planning Intern

The Transportation Planning Intern  may perform any of the follow: 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.

A completed job application, resume and cover letter must be received in the RTC’s Office (1523 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060) BY 4:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2015 TO BE GUARANTEED A REVIEW. You may alternately submit your application, resume and cover letter via email to yparra@sccrtc.org by the deadline. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the Human Resource Office. Materials submitted become the property of RTC and will not be returned.

Recent openings

Administrative Assistant
(Submittal period has closed.  Applications currently being reviewed.)

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.

Temporary Full-Time Transportation Planning Technician
(Submittal period has closed and due to budgetary constrains, the position will not be filled. Eligible applicants were placed on a list)

This is a temporary full-time position. Under the supervision of the Deputy Director and the daily direction of Transportation Planners, the Transportation Planning Technician is responsible for assisting Transportation Planners in the implementation of the programs and projects of the Regional Transportation Commission.  In addition, the Transportation Planning Technician will perform routine transportation planning and office duties. Please view the full job announcement and complete a job application. Please include a cover letter and resume when submitting your application. APPLICATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2013 BY 5:00 PM.

INTERNAL RECRUITMENT ONLY: Transportation Planner I
(Submittal period has closed and selection completed)

This is a temporary position. Six Months at Full Time and Six Months at Half Time. Under the direction of the Deputy Director, performs transportation studies and analyses; prepares and presents transportation plans and reports; administers various transportation related programs, and conducts related work as required. Please view the full job description and complete a job application. Please include a cover letter and resume when submitting your application. APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2012

Transportation Planning Technician Internship
(Submittal period has closed and selection completed.)

The intern will assist in the field work and analysis required for the development of the 2014 Regional Transportation Plan.  EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Include but are not limited to the following):Conduct background research on the transit usage of people with disabilities and older adults including creating a summary of existing research; developing, documenting, and implementing a strategy to collect local data; examining local data and relevant research; and, documenting analysis results in a report RTC staff review. Please review the full job description and submit a job application, resume and cover letter. APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2012.

Administrative Assistant
(Submittal period has closed and selection completed.)

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing office support to RTC planners, managers and the Executive Director; the administrative assistant performs responsible, confidential, and complex secretarial work, information gathering, information preparation, and other related work as required. Please review the full job description and submit ajob application, resume and response to the supplemental questions. APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2012.

RTC Contact

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