Assistant Planners/Analysts

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
Chicago, IL
United States
Experience Level: 
Entry Level
AICP Certification: 
Not required
$45,000 to $55,803

Position Purpose

CMAP seeks Assistants(ALP82018) to be part of a large department and provide technical and professional support of CMAP’s long-range comprehensive regional planning, the Local Technical Assistance (LTA) program, and research, data analysis, and mapping work to contribute to the agency’s long-range and local planning efforts. Planning projects may include comprehensive plans, corridor or subarea plans, zoning revisions, studies of special topics such as housing or economic development, and similar planning activities. Research and Analysis projects may include GIS mapping, data processing, quantitative spatial analyses, and the development and documentation of new business intelligence tools and products, and methodologies for quantitative analysis.

Assistants are primarily expected to perform technical work researching, analyzing and writing technical planning documents and supporting public planning projects and initiatives, and related work. Assistants may also be asked to contribute to other CMAP activities, including but not limited to the implementation of ON TO 2050, as well as the agency’s general activities in policy, programming, and planning. Work is typically performed under the close supervision of a Planning Principal. This position requires travel throughout the region and candidates must have the ability and willingness to work with communities across the region. Salary range is from $45,000 to $55,803. Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and for detailed information about our benefits, please go to

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Published on:
September 13, 2018 - 4:06pm
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