Placer County Transportation Planning Agency – Executive Director

Placer County Transportation Planning Agency is offering a once-in-a-career opportunity for an experienced transportation professional to lead this highly-respected agency. The Executive Director is responsible for taking the policy direction of PCTPA’s nine-member Board and putting it into action. Responsibilities include policy development, program and transportation project planning and implementation, budgets and fiscal management, and ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations. The successful candidate should be an experienced strategist, a compelling speaker, and a sharp budgeter along with possessing expertise in core RTPA functions; ALUC roles, functions, and issues; transportation funding programs on a federal, state, and local level; and federal, state, and local legislative and budgetary processes, regulations, and requirements.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree; a Master’s degree is preferred. Successful applicants should have ten years of progressively responsible management, supervisory, and professional planning experience in multi-modal transportation planning, programming, and administration in a public agency setting. AICP certification is desirable.

The annual salary range for this position is $158,517 to $212,247. Additionally, PCTPA provides a generous benefit package including CalPERS Retirement. Interested candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to prior to February 26, 2018.

For additional information, confidential inquiries welcomed to Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Recruitment brochure available at