CDTC- Capital District Transportation Committee
The Capital District Transportation Committee is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Capital Region of New York State. This vibrant region includes Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady counties. CDTC oversees the development of transportation planning and programming for the four-county area with a population of more than 750,000. As the region’s MPO, CDTC is responsible for the programming of all federal transportation funds available to the region.
What Will You Do?
The Executive Director is responsible for the development of the region’s transportation planning activities. The region’s Transportation Master Plan, called New Visions extends to 2040. The Executive Director is the chief spokesperson for the organization and leads discussions and advocacy on transportation planning and forecasting on behalf of the CDTC.
The Executive Director oversees a highly professional staff of planners and engineers. They develop the annual work plans required for the region. The Executive Director collaborates with federal, state, and local government officials such as NYS Department of Transportation (DOT) and Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA), while supporting a working relationship with all partners of the Transportation Management Center (TMC).
Who Are We Looking For?
The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills that will set the tone and provide motivation for the agency, it’s members and staff. The Executive Director will have the ability and experience to advocate across varied constituents. The success of the region’s transportation program relies on the Executive Director’s ability to bring people, ideas, and resources together to achieve success.
Master’s Degree (preferred) in urban or regional planning, engineering, or related field and at least eight years of responsible experience, including extensive supervisory and administration responsibilities in transportation planning. A thorough knowledge of data collection, analysis and forecasting of transportation information is required. A demonstrated ability to plan, direct and accomplish a range of transportation planning work tasks and to supervise a highly skilled workforce is a must. The ability to collaborate and present multi-dimensional plans and concepts in public settings is required. CDTC offers a competitive salary and benefit package. The salary range is $120,000 - $140,000.
If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter along with salary requirements to:
110 Watervliet Ave or ~~~
Albany, NY 12266
Application Deadline is 5/7/21