Entry-Level Planner/Communications Coordinator

mccormicktaylor McCormick Taylor

McCormick Taylor, a  progressive transportation engineering and environmental planning consulting firm, has an immediate opening for an Entry-Level Planner / Communications Coordinator in our Philadelphia, PA office. The ideal candidate will participate in a broad range of multimodal transportation and land use planning activities and studies in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, as well as provide assistance with GIS and public involvement.


This position requires the successful candidate to help conduct and/or contribute to land use and transportation planning studies and public involvement activities as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The individual should be familiar with transportation planning requirements, be able to conduct data collection and performance analysis, and support public involvement and outreach efforts for a variety of projects. The individual should also be familiar with GIS applications for land use and transportation planning. Familiarity with the NEPA project development process is a plus. The candidate must be capable of working independently as well as in a team environment.


Job duties include, but not limited to the following:

  • Preparation of multimodal transportation and land use planning studies, comprehensive plans, and corridor studies
  • Data collection and analysis of data, including, but not limited to, transportation data, socio-economic data, land use data, zoning information, and natural features
  • Involvement in community and stakeholder engagement activities, including public meetings
  • Preparation of correspondence, technical memos and reports
  • Communication and interaction with clients and subconsultants


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in transportation planning, community planning, or related field
  • 0 to 5 years of experience
  • Basic understanding of multimodal transportation and community planning practices
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities
  • GIS Capabilities
  • AICP-certification desired

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