The Planner / Analyst will produce analysis on a variety of transportation topics, make committee presentations, and develop policy recommendations. Immediate initiatives include conducting research and helping lead a CMAP task force to implement ON TO 2050 recommendations on emerging mobility technology, utilizing technical skills and applying policy insight. Longer-term assignments will include analysis to implement other aspects of CMAP’s policy and programming agenda, as highlighted in ON TO 2050. Work in this area will connect CMAP’s policies and research on transportation, development, environment, regional economy, and other topics. The Planner / Analyst will also contribute analysis for local plans as well as investment decisions in transit, highway, and non-motorized transportation facilities. The incumbent will help forge consensus around transportation priorities by working collaboratively with metropolitan planning organization (MPO) member agencies and other CMAP stakeholders.
An undergraduate degree in Planning, Engineering, Economics, Public Policy, or a directly related field is required; a Master’s degree is strongly preferred.
Two to five years of non-intern experience in a research-driven policy, planning, or analytical role is required.
Ability to work effectively in an environment using Microsoft Office Suite, with adaptability to other software
Internal Number: TPPA12019
About Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
Created in 2005, CMAP is the award-winning regional planning organization for the northeastern Illinois counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will. CMAP operates under authorizing legislation known as Public Act 095-0677 and by-laws.