Job Description

Title: Sr. District Land Use Specialist-Part Time

State Role Title: Prog Admin Specialist III

Hiring Range: $45.69-$74.25 per hr

Pay Band: NV 6

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: NOVA District Office

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

NOVA VDOT is seeking a Part Time/ Hourly Sr. District Land Use Specialist to provide technical review and analysis of complex and significant development plans to include detailed review of Traffic Impact Studies in assigned counties, towns and cities. You will meet with government officials and staff, developers, private sector engineers and consultants, VDOT staff and supervisors to discuss and resolve issues requiring in-depth knowledge of comprehensive plan process, zoning processes, land use, site plan design, highway design, traffic operation features and relevant VDOT policies and procedures. Coordinate resolution of public-private sector policies, procedures and engineering issues associated with major and complex development plans to determine needs. Resolve issues concerning soundness of engineering design and impact on the transportation network. Suggest measures to mitigate traffic impact of land development projects.

As an hourly position, there will be no state benefits, and the position is limited to working 1500 hours during a reporting year (May 1- April 30). This is an in-office position, during normal business hours Monday-Friday, with an average of 29 hours per week.

Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

Strategic Planning- Establish, evaluate, adjust and measure goals and objectives for individual assignments and technical expertise. Identify resource needs and work to fulfill them. Seek out new tools, policies or other measures to enhance performance of roadways. Conduct research on various road design and traffic engineering issues for possible application in the review of development plans to changes to department regulations and standards.

Customer Coordination- Coordinate with other staff and external participants in land development community during reviews. Participate in meetings with developers, consultants, county staff, elected officials and citizens to resolve land development issues.

Recommendations- Coordinate with developers, consultant engineers, county staff and Board of Supervisors to identify needs and recommend modifications to plan submittals.

Review of Land Use applications and traffic design elements- Review comprehensive and complex land use plans. Perform thorough reviews for rezoning requests, master plans, traffic impact analyses, subdivision and site plans.

We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.

We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics: Your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore please access the following link: to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

• Knowledge of land development plan reviews, traffic impact studies and associated requirements.
• Experience applying design standards, specifications, regulations related to roadway design, traffic, safety engineering, and right of way.
• Ability to negotiate, communicate effectively orally and in writing with technical, administrative, political and citizen audiences.
• Knowledge of ITE, AASHTO and VDOT regulations, policies and procedures, as well as local planning and land development ordinances and laws.
• Skill and ability to positively interact with employees, citizens and government officials.
• Experience in traffic engineering, land use development and site plan review.
• Skill in the use of computers, software applications to include traffic engineering design and analysis software.
• Ability to apply regulations, requirements for geometric design, drainage, traffic, safety, transportation planning and develop context sensitive solutions for complex transportation issues.
• Ability to read, interpret engineering drawings, review complex traffic studies, signal warrant studies and traffic signal design.
• Experience with land development plan reviews, traffic impact studies, and associated requirements.

Additional Considerations

• Experience in traffic engineering, transportation planning, or land development engineering.
• PE, EIT or Designated Plan Examiner.
• A combination of training, experience, or education in Engineering or related field desired.

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

Valid Driver’s License. Fingerprint based background check, references, work history, and DMV records check will be conducted.

All employees are required to work in emergency situations, to include weekends, holidays, and after normal business hours; assignments may vary based on business needs.

Contact Information

Name: Danielle Rayner

Phone: 703-259-2378



In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.

Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.


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Fairfax County, VA USA

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Job Posted:
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