Careers

The Puget Sound Regional Council is a regional planning agency with a mission to enhance the quality of life in the central Puget Sound region. PSRC is widely recognized as one of the best regional agencies of its type in the nation and is a great place to work. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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Data Technician

PSRC is seeking a Data Technician to perform a variety of data processing activities. This position will be responsible for a range of quantitative and qualitative work in support of transportation planning and funding. The Data Technician will support the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and assist with other databases and data-related tasks for the Transportation Planning Division. The position is open until filled, with applications reviewed beginning April 12, 2021.

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Senior Accountant

PSRC is seeking a Senior Accountant to prepare, maintain, post and reconcile complex financial data to the general ledgers, special ledgers, and other fiscal records for the agency, according to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB).

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Digital Graphic Designer

PSRC is seeking a Digital Graphic Designer to join the Communications Department. This role includes designing and producing high quality and complex graphic materials for both print and digital platforms (website, social media, email marketing, etc.). The Digital Graphic Designer will also serve as agency photographer. Successful candidates will have exceptional communication and collaboration skills. The candidate will have the ability to work independently and as part of a team, with excellent organizational and problem-solving skills. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

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Two Summer Internship Opportunities

Equity & Health Planning Intern

PSRC is seeking an Equity & Health Planning Intern to join its Planning Department this summer to aid in the development and implementation of the Regional Equity Strategy and to advance health equity. Qualified candidates will have excellent analytic and communication skills, as well as a keen interest in advancing racial equity and regional planning policy. Depending on qualifications and interests, the successful candidates may support Planning and Data departments and work on a range of data analysis and planning activities, including research on the state of the art of health equity and how equity can be integrated into transportation and growth management planning.

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Survey Data Intern

PSRC is seeking a Survey Data Intern to join its Data Department to assist with a portfolio of work related to processing and analyzing survey data. The primary project will be data cleaning for the 2021 Household Travel Survey (HTS). Other work tasks may include data analysis of other surveys, such as the 2017 and 2019 HTS, and the 2020 spring and fall COVID-19 Mobility Surveys. This is a unique opportunity for a data savvy mind to get hands-on experience processing and mining some complex and valuable survey datasets.

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How to Apply

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and completed and signed application.

Completed application materials may be submitted in one of the following ways:

Email: hrdept@psrc.org

Mail: Puget Sound Regional Council
Attention: Human Resources
1011 Western Avenue, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98104-1035

FAX: 206-587-4825
Attention: Human Resources

The voluntary, confidential Equal Employment Opportunity form is appreciated for applicant tracking purposes.

Application Materials

Employment Application Form

Equal Employment Opportunity Form

Voluntary Forms

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Benefits

PSRC’s compensation package includes salary and benefits. Benefits represent approximately 30% of an employee’s total compensation package. Benefits-eligible employees receive a wide range of benefits, including:

Health Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision

Income Protection

  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Short-Term Disability (STD)
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD)

Retirement Benefits

  • Washington State Public Employees Retirement Systems (PERS)
  • Employer-match 457 Deferred Compensation

Paid Time Off and Leave

  • Personal Time Bank (PTB)/Vacation Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Jury Duty Leave
  • Military Leave

Life/Work Benefits

  • Transportation Incentive Plan (TIP)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Life Assistance Program (LAP)
  • Long-Term Care (LTC)
  • Flexible Work Schedules

Diversity and Inclusion

PSRC’s commitment to diversity and inclusivity is reflected in its cultural values and norms, and its work within the region. At PSRC, diversity covers the full spectrum of differences among people, including: age, gender, size, race/ethnicity, national origin, work style, sexual orientation, political ideology, reasonable accommodation for ADA, military/veteran status, religious affiliation, communication style and family status.

“In carrying out our responsibilities, we will . . . respect diversity, acknowledging that we all have differences and similarities, strengths and weaknesses, and gifts and attributes that make us unique, and that all of us, individually and collectively, are important partners in the agency’s success.”

PSRC’s underlying professional philosophy is one of respect, inclusion and equity. Internally, this is represented through recruitment and hiring practices, and training and professional development opportunities. Externally, PSRC seeks out diverse interest groups, encouraging participation in the agency’s planning efforts.

Vision Statement

PSRC serves both the public and private sectors in the central Puget Sound region, creating and implementing growth and transportation policies, developing and disseminating information, and providing a forum for collaborative decision making.

In carrying out our responsibilities, we will:

  1. Maintain a standard of excellence for all products and services.
  2. Manage resources efficiently and effectively.
  3. Encourage practical, environmentally sustainable work practices throughout the agency.
  4. Be responsive, accessible and accountable to our constituents, and encourage their involvement and ownership in the agency.
  5. Use a positive team approach that extends from within the agency to the community.
  6. Emphasize integrity, professionalism and respect as we conduct our business and interact with one another.
  7. Respect diversity, acknowledging that we all have differences and similarities, strengths and weaknesses, and gifts and attributes that make us unique, and that all of us, individually and collectively, are important partners in this agency’s success.
  8. Foster an open, communicative and congenial atmosphere that promotes creativity, flexibility, risk taking and innovation.
  9. Encourage excellence in job performance through recognition, opportunities for growth, and employee participation in decision making.

Internships

Internships are available to current high school, undergraduate and graduate students and to emerging professionals. Interns will have the opportunity to develop professional skills with valuable hands-on, real-world experiences at PSRC. Visit our Internships page to learn more.