Research Analyst

Economic & Planning Systems
Oakland, CA
United States
Professional Areas: 
Economic Development
GIS / Technology
Real Estate Development
Experience Level: 
Entry Level
AICP Certification: 
Not required


About the company

Economic & Planning Systems, Inc. (EPS) is an innovative land use consulting firm distinct in our ability to understand and creatively resolve complex challenges related to land use policy, real estate investment, and governmental organization.  Since 1983 we have served a wide variety of private and public sector clients throughout the United States with an emphasis on fiscal, economic and environmental sustainability. The firm has four offices located in Oakland, Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Denver. For more information, please visit our website at

The Position

Our Oakland office is seeking a full time Research Analyst to provide support in the preparation of the full range of EPS work products under the direction of a project manager.  This includes revitalization/redevelopment, real estate feasibility, public finance, fiscal and economic impact, land use policy, and other analyses.  This is a challenging position offering professional development and a stimulating environment to the individual with the right skills and an interest in the interplay between economics and public policy in the development of cities and regions.


  • Data analysis and financial modeling
  • Research using in-house, proprietary, and public information sources
  • Drafting sections of reports, memoranda, and presentations
  • Interview real estate, planning, and other professionals
  • Support meetings with clients and collaborative consulting firms


  • Bachelor's degree required in Economics, Planning, Public Policy, Urban Studies, Business, or related fields
  • Consulting experience preferred but not required
  • Solid computer skills including all desktop applications; strong Excel skills a must
  • Strong analytical and writing skills a must


  • Compensation - Salary: DOE
  • Full benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, Disability, Group Life/AD&D, vacation/personal time and paid holidays

Economics & Planning Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To Apply

Qualified candidates please submit your cover letter and resume to

No phone calls please.


Published on:
September 26, 2018 - 3:53pm
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