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.

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

  • 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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