Employment Opportunities

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



Recent openings

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.

(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
(831) 460-3200