Data Analyst/Planner

RKG Associates

Alexandria, VA

Experience Level: Entry Level

AICP Certification: AICP Not required

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RKG Associates seeks a new team member for our Alexandria, VA office who has a passion for understanding and communicating the connections between economics, housing, real estate, and planning, and how those affect the communities we work in. Our work spans both the public and private sector and involves a combination of intensive data research and analysis, written and graphic communication, client interaction, and a focus on practical near-term solutions for our clients. As a leading national consulting firm, we work throughout the United States with clients ranging from small towns to major metropolitan cities, regions, and states to private developers and property owners.

We seek a Data Analyst/Planner with strong research skills who can leverage data, analytics, and visualizations to tell our client’s stories. The ideal applicant is organized, innovative, and creative, and enjoys working closely with a small team. Specifically, we are seeking candidates with experience in urban and regional planning, economic development, and housing with a focus on and passion for economic development, market analytics, and planning. A master’s degree in urban planning, economics, or an MBA plus 1-3 years of experience is preferred but not required.

Applicants must have excellent writing skills and experience using ArcGIS, R, or other data and visualization packages is considered a plus. The candidate chosen for this position should have experience in all or several of following project areas including:

  • Economic Development and Resiliency Strategies & Plans,
  • Housing Plans & Affordable Housing Strategies,
  • Community Planning & Urban and Neighborhood Revitalization Strategies,
  • Market Analytics & Development Feasibility Studies, and
  • Economic & Fiscal Impact Analysis.

RKG Associates pays competitive salaries and benefits based on education and experience. Typical benefits include:

  • Fidelity Retirement 401(k) Plan, matched at up to 4% of annual compensation,
  • Paid Annual leave (up to 15 days per year)
  • Paid Sick leave
  • 10 Annual Paid Holidays
  • Group Health Plan, including dental and vision,
  • Group Disability Insurance,
  • Paid Membership in a Professional Organization,
  • Annual Profit-Sharing Bonuses,
  • Professional Development Training, and
  • Flexible Work-From-Home Schedule.

Please send a letter of interest, current resume, a written work example no more than 15 megabytes) and at least two references.

Posted November 4, 2021, 8:35 AM PDT

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