Arlington County, Virginia
Apr 28, 2017
Jun 02, 2017
Full Time


The Northern Virginia Transportation Commission seeks a resourceful and detail

oriented professional to manage and oversee Federal Transit Administration (FTA),

state and regional grants.

Position Description

The position is responsible for managing and overseeing subrecipient FTA awards to

NVTC member jurisdictions, reviewing and approving documentation for FTA, state,

regional and NVTC toll revenue program reimbursements, and monitoring compliance

with FTA and NVTC toll revenue requirements.

Duties Include

 Manage FTA awards to NVTC member jurisdictions with NVTC as designated

     recipient and grantee.

 Review and approve documentation submitted by subrecipient NVTC

     jurisdictions for FTA drawdown.

 Develop and maintain subrecipient compliance monitoring program.

 Assist in maintaining policies and procedures related to FTA grants.

 Serve as NVTC’s DBE compliance officer.

 Manage the NVTC NTD program.

 Monitor federal circulars for FTA regulations and opportunities impacting NVTC

     or its member jurisdictions.

 NVTC point of contact for federal grants and requirements.

 Review and approve toll revenue funded reimbursement requests.

 Monitor compliance of toll revenue funded projects with the Standard Project

     Agreement and state requirements.

 Review and approve state grant invoice documentation from NVTC member

     jurisdictions and VRE.

 Prepare, review and / or assist in the application of state, regional and federal


 Participate in state, federal and regional project reviews.

 Maintain boiler plate procurement documents.

 Assist NVTC staff with procurements processes.

 Develop and / or assist NVTC staff with the development of RFPs for NVTC


 Manage contracts not assigned to other staff.



The ideal candidate is a detail oriented individual with experience in federal and state

grants, possesses a working knowledge of FTA compliance requirements, and has the

ability to communicate effectively with federal, state and local transportation and finance


A bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting or finance, and at least three years of

relevant experience is required. Knowledge of state and federal procurement

regulations, DBE, Title VI, NTD, and contract management experience is desired.

Salary and Benefits

The salary for the position is negotiable, and is dependent upon the candidate’s relevant

work experience and qualifications. Outstanding benefits are provided, including health,

dental, life and disability insurance; employer provided retirement contributions; pre-tax

dependent care and medical cafeteria plan; family leave; free parking or tax-free transit

benefits. NVTC also offers professional development and training opportunities for its


About NVTC

NVTC has a full-time staff of approximately 10 individuals, with its transit accessible

office located in the Court House area of Arlington Virginia.

Founded in 1964, in part to represent the interests of the Commonwealth during the

establishment of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Agency (WMATA), NVTC

is charged with the funding and stewardship of WMATA and the Virginia Railway

Express (VRE), which it co-owns. NVTC is the recipient of a regional gas tax dedicated

for WMATA, the grantee and agent for state transit assistance for its members’ local

systems and share of WMATA, and a designated recipient for FTA funds. NVTC is also

the recipient of toll revenues, and manages the I-66 multimodal program. In addition,

NVTC manages various projects and studies, and serves as a regional forum for

discussion and analysis of transit issues that are critically important to our economy

and quality of life.

NVTC member jurisdictions include the counties of Arlington, Fairfax and Loudoun, and

the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church.

Additional Information

NVTC staff are expected to maintain a 40-hour work week, with some flexibility in work

schedules based on NVTC policy. Teleworking arrangements may be available.

Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis. Interviews will be scheduled with

those candidates whose qualifications best fit our needs. The application process will

close when the position has been filled or when a sufficient number of qualified

applications have been received.

How to Apply

The position will remain open until filled. NVTC is an equal opportunity employer.

Please provide a resume with salary history, and a letter describing your qualifications,

interest in the position, specifically describe relevant qualifications, and salary

requirements. Applications should be submitted via email to:

Applications may also be mailed to:

Northern Virginia Transportation Commission

Attn: Colethia Quarles

2300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 620

Arlington, VA 22201

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