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The RRPDC is a regional planning agency serving
the Town of Ashland;
the City of Richmond; and
the counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, and Powhatan.



Richmond Regional
Planning District Commission

9211 Forest Hill Avenue
Suite 200
Richmond, VA 23235

Directions to RRPDC


Phone:  804.323.2033
Fax:  804.323.2025


Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.



 

Employment Opportunities

We're Hiring

The Richmond Regional Planning District Commission maintains a staff to execute its mission. The administration of the Commission is delegated to the Executive Director who reports to the RRPDC Board. 

The RRPDC offers its employees a wide range of standard and elective benefits including paid vacation and sick leave, flexible work schedules, and insurance. Applicants for employment should submit a cover letter and completed application, as outlined below.

As a political subdivision of the Commonwealth chartered under the Regional Cooperation Act, RRPDC employees are government employees and subject to all applicable state and federal laws.


Current Openings

Full-time Positions

The Richmond Regional Planning District Commission (RRPDC) is seeking highly motivated, self-directed, qualified candidates to fill two senior-level, full-time positions.

Regional Emergency Management Program Coordinator:

The RRPDC is seeking highly motivated, self-directed, qualified candidates for the senior-level, full-time position of Emergency Management Program Coordinator.

The Regional Emergency Management Program Coordinator will carry out and lead the planning activities prioritized through the Central Virginia Emergency Management Alliance (CVEMA) with a priority to foster and facilitate regional coordination in the mitigation and prevention of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from disasters of any type, including terrorist attacks. The position will also coordinate activities of other staff members in the office to accomplish CVEMA objectives. This senior-level position will report directly to the Executive Director of the RRPDC.

For more information, please read the complete position description (.pdf), as well as the instructions to apply below. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with interviews anticipated to begin in early December.

Transportation Planning Team Coordinator:

The RRPDC is seeking highly motivated, self-directed, qualified candidates for the senior-level, full-time position of Transportation Planning Team Coordinator.

The Transportation Planning Team Coordinator will lead the planning, implementation, and monitoring efforts of transportation demand management, park and ride, and the regional transit vision plan for the Richmond region. The position will be responsible for leading key team efforts with other staff members of the organization and be accountable for project management and implementation. This senior-level position will report directly to the Deputy Executive Director of the RRPDC.

For more information, please read the complete position description (.pdf), as well as the instructions to apply below. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with interviews anticipated to begin in early December.


Part-time Positions

The RRPDC is not currently seeking applicants for part-time employment.


Internship Positions

The RRPDC is not currently seeking applicants for internship employment.

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Hiring & Employment Policies

Instructions to apply

Applicants for employment at the Richmond Regional Planning District Commission should submit a cover letter and completed application, which can be downloaded for completion by hand (.pdf) or digitally (.zip). Applications, cover letters, and any other requested information may be submitted by postage or electronic mail.

Postage Mail:

Julie Fry, Executive Assistant
Richmond Regional Planning District Commission
9211 Forest Hill Ave., Suite 200
Richmond, VA 23235

Electronic Mail:

Julie Fry
jfry [at ] richmondregional . org

As a means of accommodation to persons with specific disabilities that prevent them from completing this application, confidential assistance in filling out this application may be obtained by calling the RRPDC.

Employee Benefits Package

The Richmond Regional Planning District Commission offers its employees a wide range of standard and elective benefits including paid vacation and sick leave, flexible work schedules, and insurance.

New employees receive the following benefits:

  • retirement plan through the Virginia Retirement System;

  • fully-paid employee health insurance that includes dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage;

  • fully-paid, group, term-life insurance for employee;

  • annual leave beginning at 12 days per year;

  • sick leave for employee and family illness; and

  • 13.5 standard holidays.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The Richmond Regional Planning District Commission strives to cultivate and maintain an inclusive culture among its staff members. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at RRPDC are based on agency need, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, disability or any other status protected by the laws or regulations applicable in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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