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Job Openings

Administrative Office Specialist

Close Date: Open Until Filled
The Administrative Office Specialist will perform administrative tasks in support of the Director of ARJIS and ARJIS department team members, clerk monthly public meetings, intake law enforcement and public safety customer calls, and forward inquiries and concerns to the appropriate team member. The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills, enjoy supporting multiple concurrent activities, work well under pressure, and respect strict deadlines. This position is required to be on-call for several days at a time; typical volume is two calls or email inquiries per day during business hours and two calls or email inquiries per month after business hours.  More...

Adminstrative Analyst

Close Date: Open until filled
These positions are often the first point of contact for DBE firms and small businesses interested in SANDAG contracting opportunities. The Coordinators provide heavy administrative office support, maintain and update bench program databases, and coordinate various outreach activities to help educate and encourage enrollment and interest in both A&E and CM and Planning Bench programs. The education and experience requirements include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or at least four years of recent relevant work experience. A bachelor’s degree is preferred, however a combination of education and relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.  More...

Associate Project Control Analyst

Close Date: Open until filled
We are hiring for an experienced project control specialist or project scheduler who has a strong technical background and an interest in furthering their expertise in the coordination and administration of large-scale capital project delivery.  More...

Business Analyst II/Associate

Close Date: Open Until Filled
The Business Analyst will support the Regional Transportation Services Department by preparing program reports, performance metrics, and data analyses for Transportation Demand Management (TDM), Toll Operations (SR 125 toll road and I-15 Express Lanes), and other projects; maintaining status information for various contracts; assisting with the preparation of procurement documents; supporting project managers with developing and monitoring the annual program budget; and supporting the iCommute Guaranteed Ride Home and Bike Parking programs. More...

Contracts and Procurement Analyst

Close Date: Open until filled
Contract Analysts concurrently support numerous procurements at various stages of development, the ability to work cooperatively with project managers and vendors and meet deadlines is integral to the role. These positions will support various types of technology-based contracts including dynamic charging lanes for electric vehicles, broadband projects to address the digital divide, geographic imaging and modeling services, toll road systems, software and hardware, and systems used by law enforcement agencies. If you think you would enjoy the challenge of working on technology-related procurements and helping project managers successfully navigate procurement laws and policies, these Analyst positions may be a great fit for you. These positions will be working onsite at our downtown San Diego office. More...

Contracts and Procurement Intern

Close Date: Open Until Filled
If you are a student or recent graduate, a paid internship at SANDAG is a great way to launch a career at a public agency. The agency is always working on interesting and challenging projects and our managers are dedicated to sharing these experiences and mentoring the next generation of professionals in the industry. This intern role will be in the Contract Division, which works to advise and assist project managers when procuring consultant or contractor services to implement their planning, research, construction, technology, and operations projects and services. The experience is substantive. If selected for an internship, you would be fully integrated into your team and given project responsibilities that are both learning opportunities and a chance for you to contribute to the overall success of the agency. You will enhance your technical knowledge in your chosen field and refine your abilities to collaborate, contribute to high-performing teams, and communicate – skills that are the essence of a successful professional! Work will be performed at SANDAG offices located at 401 B Street, in downtown San Diego. This is not a remote position. More...

Criminal Justice Research Manager

Close Date: Opened until filled
The Criminal Justice Research Manager will plan, manage, and oversee the activities and operations of the Criminal Justice Research Division and coordinate assigned activities with other agency departments, member agencies, and other outside agencies. More...

Data Science and Analytics

Close Date: Open until filled
The Data Science and Analytics Department delivers data services that enhance the San Diego regional economy using descriptive and predictive data to help make informed policy decisions, while using an open data platform to improve transparency and share information with others. More...

Digital Equity Manager

Close Date: Open Until Filled
This position will bring the recently adopted Regional Digital Equity Strategy and Action Plan to life by managing complex projects that lead to rapid expansion of broadband infrastructure, increased adoption of broadband and technology, and advance digital literacy. A core function is cultivating strategic partnerships and coordinating federal, state, local agency, private sector, and community-based organization participation in the implementation of regional digital equity initiatives. More...

Economists

Close Date: Open Until Filled
The Data Science and Analytics Department delivers data services that enhance the San Diego regional economy using descriptive and predictive data to help make informed policy decisions, while using an open data platform to improve transparency and share information with others. The Data Science and Analytics Department has multiple job openings for various levels of Economists. More...

Manager of Transportation Analysis and Applications

Close Date: Open Until Filled
The Manager of Transportation Analysis and Applications will provide leadership for travel demand forecasting activities, plan and coordinate efforts with various project teams who require travel demand information and perform complex analyses for projects and studies including the regional transportation plan, comprehensive multimodal corridor plans, transportation investments, climate action planning efforts and transportation system performance monitoring. This position is best suited for an individual with experience in Transportation Modeling with technical expertise in project management and leadership qualities. The candidate selected for this position will be expected to work in-person in the San Diego office. More...

Regional Active Transportation Planning Program Manager

Close Date: Opened until filled
The Regional Active Transportation Planning Program Manager will supervise, manage, and coordinate activities and operations related to rail planning and active transportation projects, manage project teams, and coordinate assigned activities with internal and external partners.  More...

Research Analyst

Close Date: Open until Filled
The Research Analyst will assist with the design, implementation, tracking, and analysis of various studies and efforts that support a broad range of regional projects, programs, and policy initiatives. Responsibilities include providing quality control review for data and tools, providing technical support for data management and analysis for large data sets, including data cleaning, data manipulation, data analysis, preparing written and visual reports, and tracking department data requests. More...

Senior Financial Programming Analyst

Close Date: Open until filled
The Senior Financial Programming Analysts will provide advanced level professional, analytical, and coordination support for various regional, state, and federal programs.  More...

Senior Project Control Analyst

Close Date: Open until filled
The Senior Project Financial Analyst to provide a full range of project finance, financial analysis and reporting, and project management functions including project cost projections, budget, analysis, and tracking, development, and implementation of project finance performance measures. More...

Senior Project Financial Analyst

Close Date: Open until filled
Senior Project Financial Analyst will provide a full range of project finance, financial analysis and reporting, and project management functions including project cost projections, budget, analysis, and tracking, development, and implementation of project finance performance measures.  More...

Senior Regional Climate Planner

Close Date: Open until filled
The Senior Regional Planner will supervise the Climate Planning team, and will develop collaborative relationships with federal, state, and local agencies, public and private stakeholders, and other project partners for the development/implementation of climate resilience, adaptation, and mitigation strategies and for identifying and obtaining resources to support the program overall. More...

Senior Regional CMCP Planner

Close Date: Open until Filled
The Senior Corridor Planner will lead the development of multiple data-driven Comprehensive Multimodal Corridor Plans, which identify transportation solutions to reduce congestion, support climate action initiatives, and improve travel for people and goods. This work requires close coordination and strong working relationships with local, regional, and state agencies and stakeholders. Immediate work includes procurement of consultant services and project management of multiple corridor plans, including data analysis, public engagement, and collaboration with agency partners. More...

Senior Technology Project Manager

Close Date: Open Until Filled
The Senior Technology Project Manager will provide IT project management, support project implementation and ongoing maintenance of new IT solutions. This position will support the implementation of TPMO processes and policies, coordinate activities among project teams, support the Information Technology Steering Committee, and work with managers and employees to define, prioritize, develop, and implement IT projects. One of the top priorities for this position will be supporting the implementation of an ERP system. More...

Solution Architect

Close Date: Open until filled
The Solution Architect will manage and oversee the ARJIS applications development team and related programs and provide staff support to the Business Working Group, Technical Working Group, User Working Group, Public Safety Committee, and Chiefs & Sheriff's Management Committee. This position also will consult with technical stakeholders among ARJIS member agencies to develop regional technical solutions that support the ARJIS strategic plan. This position will also lead the ideation, development and execution of strategic projects and initiatives from proposals, risk management and user engagement, technology strategy and implementation of new public safety applications. The work will be primarily performed during normal business hours and may involve responding to critical issues after hours or on weekends in a 24/7 operations environment.  More...

Strategic Communications Job Openings

Close Date: Open until filled
With public outreach and education as the foundation of our work, the Strategic Communications Department is focused on developing and implementing communication and marketing plans to promote awareness and educate the public regarding the variety of projects, programs, and policies that SANDAG plans, funds, and builds for the San Diego region. There are several positions available. More...

Technology Project Management Intern

Close Date: Open Until Filled
If you are a student or recent graduate, a paid internship at SANDAG is a great way to launch your career. The agency is always working on interesting and challenging projects and our managers are dedicated to sharing these experiences and mentoring the next generation of professionals in the industry. The experience is substantive. If selected for an internship, you would be fully integrated into your team and given project responsibilities that are both learning opportunities and a chance for you to contribute to the overall success of the agency. You will enhance your technical knowledge in your chosen field and refine your abilities to collaborate, contribute to high-performing teams, and communicate – skills that are the essence of a successful professional! More...

Transportation Modeler

Close Date: Open Until Filled
The Transportation Analysis and Modeling team, as part of the Data and Modeling department, has one open position to support transportation model application. The model application team members apply SANDAG’s Activity Based Model (ABM) in support of regional, local, and international border-related projects. They prepare transportation networks, perform model runs, interpret, and analyze results, and communicate model outputs through a wide range of data and mapping presentation formats. One model application position is open to support regional projects, corridor studies, and local plan updates. More information about SANDAG transportation modeling can be found at https://www.sandag.org/index.asp?subclassid=119&fuseaction=home.subclasshome More...

Workforce Development Program Administrator

Close Date: Opened until filled
The Workforce Development Program Administrator will be responsible for implementing the SANDAG Workforce Opportunities for Rising Careers (WORC) program that is designed to create meaningful and lasting career pathways for disadvantaged individuals, including women, minorities, veterans, homeless, formerly incarcerated, and other under-represented populations into the region’s working population. As part of implementing the CBA, the Program Administrator will collaborate with the San Diego County Building and Construction Trades Council to maximize opportunities for local and disadvantaged workers on SANDAG projects throughout the San Diego region. More...