July 2022 Jobs: ICF – Transportation Planner

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Transportation Planner – TDM (Location Flexible)

About ICF – Transportation

ICF’s Transportation Line of Business specializes in addressing complex planning, policy, and program issues at the nexus of transportation and the environment, energy, and communities. ICF’s work focuses on integrated approaches that support sustainable transportation decisions, addressing mobility, safety, environmental, social, and economic effects of transportation. Our work includes strategic planning, research, policy analysis, outreach, training, and program evaluation for Federal, State, and local governments, including the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), the Transportation Research Board (TRB), State transportation and environmental agencies, and metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs). We specialize in evaluating the impacts of infrastructure projects, programs, and government policies; developing guidebooks; and documenting best practices related to integrated planning, transportation operations, and the environment.

Description: Transportation Planner

We are seeking an early talent Transportation Planner to complete projects and tasks related to transportation planning, focusing on transportation demand management (TDM), transportation policy, environmental issues in transportation, and related topics. This is an opportunity to contribute to an important mission and work on emerging planning and sustainability issues, and all while building a great career at ICF!

*This position is location-flexible with options for fully remote, hybrid, and in-office work arrangements.*

The successful candidate will have an interest in multimodal transportation systems and innovative approaches to mobility, with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Transportation planning and policy, addressing issues related to statewide, metropolitan, and/or corridor planning, and performance-based planning and programming.

  • Transportation demand management or transportation programs relating to carpooling, vanpooling, bicycling bikeshare, microtransit, electric vehicles, and autonomous vehicles.

  • Utilizing data, technological tools, training workshops, and innovative techniques to promote participation in programs.

  • Collaborate with a project team and client to achieve established goals.

  • Mobility and accessibility analysis, including analyses of the effects of transportation investments, land use development, and other strategies.

  • Transportation finance and funding.

  • Transportation data analysis and visualization.

  • Policy analysis related to passenger travel.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop preliminary drafts of project materials in collaboration with senior staff team members based on research of transportation-related topics.

  • Contributing to the development of innovative, accurate, timely, and high quality products and services, typically working on multiple projects with all levels of staff

  • Communicating with clients and external team members and stakeholders to develop project materials.

  • Ensuring high quality final presentation of project materials such as reports, white papers, presentations, and briefs for Federal, State, and local clients. This includes managing comments and executing suggested edits from project stakeholders.

  • Providing meeting support, including preparing materials, on-site attendance (when applicable) or remote hosting and technical support through virtual platforms, taking notes, and assembling post-meeting summary documents.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, environmental studies, public policy, or a similar field

  • 2+ years of experience in transportation planning, TDM, transportation economics, or transportation system management and operations

  • Proficiency with word processing, presentation, virtual meeting software, and web applications (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Skype, Slack, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with TDM or commute program planning, implementation, or evaluation

  • Experience conducting transportation projects for US DOT, TRB, state DOTs, MPOs, transit agencies, and/or other public sector transportation agencies

  • Work, internship, or coursework experience in emerging transportation technologies including automated, connected, electric, and shared transportation, especially federal, state, and regional policies and programs

  • Government consulting experience

Additional Preferred Skills

  • Effective research skills

  • Exceptional analytical and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks or projects and ability to carry out multiple tasks under tight or sometimes conflicting deadlines.

  • Ability to capture meeting discussions in writing and synthesize those discussions into trackable actions.

  • High level of attention to detail and work quality

  • Ability to work well both in teams and independently

  • Initiative and understanding to anticipate and respond to client and project needs

  • Ability to work on multiple projects under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a collaborative mindset and ability to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world’s toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Arlington, VA (VA31)

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