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ECONorthwest, the Pacific Northwest’s largest economics consulting firm, has an immediate opening for a full-time Associate in its Development & Transportation practice. This position will focus primarily on topics relating to planning and urban development, such as development and market feasibility, transit-oriented development, housing finance, housing policy, and land use. For examples of past ECONorthwest projects please see our website: econw.com/development-and-transportation.
Associates typically work in flexible teams to execute project tasks including client coordination, data analysis, writing, and producing deliverables. Associates may own a work stream in a larger project and may have primary responsibility for smaller projects under the guidance of a Project Director and/or Project Manager. Associates also work closely with Research Analysts to collect, clean, and analyze data. Assignment to specific projects will depend on the skills and interests of the Associate as well as the firm’s project needs. The core responsibilities for this role include:
ECONorthwest is committed to improving its workplace diversity and inclusiveness. Our best work draws on teams within and beyond ECONorthwest who have diverse backgrounds and experiences that reflect the multifaceted communities we work in. Thus, we encourage applicants who would expand the diversity of lived experiences within our team.
Desired Qualifications and Skills
We are looking for candidates with any of the following desired qualifications or skills:
ECONorthwest staff are working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The selected candidate will be expected to work remotely until public health guidelines allow our offices to safely reopen. When this occurs, the selected candidate would be expected to work in one of our offices located in Portland, Oregon, Seattle Washington, or Los Angeles, California.
The salary for this full-time position will be commensurate with market rates. This position is eligible for full company benefits.
Open until filled. We expect to conduct interviews beginning the week of October 5th.
Required Application Materials
All materials (aside from essay questions) should be submitted in PDF format. An applicant who fails to submit any of the required application materials will not advance to an interview. Please contact Taylor Burton at [email protected] if you have any questions or concerns about these requirements.
Established in 1974, ECONorthwest has over three decades of experience helping clients make sound decisions based on rigorous economic, planning and financial analysis. ECONorthwest provides professional economics, planning, and financial consulting services and expert testimony for a wide variety of private and public sector clients throughout the United States and worldwide.
This position is classified as exempt full-time. The selected candidate would be benefits eligible. ECONorthwest offers competitive wages and generous benefits including medical/dental/vision/life/ disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), and paid holidays.
ECONorthwest is not a sponsoring organization.
ECONorthwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer.