Executive Director

Walla Walla Valley MPO/SRTPO

Walla Walla, WA

Experience Level: Senior

AICP Certification: AICP Preferred

Salary: $91,080 to $110,400/year DOE; comprehensive benefits; bilingual bonus

Executive Director

The Walla Walla Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization/Sub-Regional Transportation Planning Organization seeks a motivated and experienced planning professional to lead a small, award-winning team and guide the transportation planning process in the Walla Walla Valley in Southeast Washington and Northeast Oregon.

Starting Salary:    $91,080 to $110,400/year DOE; comprehensive benefits; bilingual bonus
Qualification:        Bachelor’s degree in a planning-related field, 5+ years of experience
Status:                     Exempt (Full-time position)
Closing:                   Open until filled; application review begins October 15, 2021

The WWVMPO/SRTPO is the federally designated and state-recognized agency responsible for coordinating transportation planning activities and investments in accordance with federal surface transportation law and state statutes on growth management. Straddling the Oregon and Washington state line, the area encompasses 1,300 square miles, including the Walla Walla - College Place - Milton-Freewater urbanized area and more rural portions of Umatilla and Walla Walla counties. Positioned between the Columbia and Snake rivers and the foothills of the northern Blue Mountains, the valley effortlessly unites natural beauty, great wineries, enticing restaurants, cultural inspiration, outdoor adventure, and small-town friendliness.

The agency is seeking an Executive Director with strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills to manage the independent bi-state agency and guide all transportation planning activities in the Walla Walla Valley region. This position is responsible for the regulatory compliance and financial integrity of all agency business. In addition, the Executive Director leads all professional activities related to long-range planning, project selection, short-term programming, public engagement, and grant/contract administration, as well as assumes responsibility for conducting technical research and analysis, organizing and managing data and files, and developing planning programs and documents.

Visit wwvmpo.org to download the job description and application form. Submit a cover letter, resume, and completed application to [email protected] or fax to 509-876-8003. The WWVMPO/SRTPO is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted September 8, 2021, 2:43 PM PDT

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