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Principal Transportation Planner (Mid-Atlantic) - USA Location Flexible
About ICF’s Transportation Practice
ICF’s Transportation Practice 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. 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.
We are seeking a Principal Transportation Planner for ICF’s Transportation Practice. A Principal Transportation Planner is responsible for leading teams in projects related to multimodal transportation planning and transportation policy issues. The Principal Planner will lead statewide, regional, and local transportation planning projects in the Mid-Atlantic region (primarily from Virginia through New York), as well as support national-level research projects.
This opportunity may be remote for right candidate! Preference will be given to qualified candidates that the work location be based hybrid in one of ICF’s offices in the Washington, DC area or New York metro area, although location is flexible for other locations in the Mid-Atlantic.
This is an opportunity to contribute to an important mission and work on emerging planning and sustainable issues, and all while building a great career at ICF!
The position requires experience in one or more of the following areas:
Transportation planning, addressing issues related to statewide, metropolitan, and/or corridor planning, and performance-based planning and programming.
Transit planning, and related analyses addressing topics such as shared mobility, first-mile last-mile connections, bus rapid transit, park-and-ride planning, and travel demand management plans.
Community and environmental impact assessment issues, such as livability, equity, environmental justice, and public health.
Transportation financial analysis, asset management, and/or economic analysis, including risk assessment and benefit-cost analysis.
Policy analysis related to freight and/or passenger travel.
Leading the development of innovative, accurate, timely, and high-quality products and services, typically working on multiple projects with all levels of staff.
Managing task or project schedules and budgets.
Facilitating workshops and other outreach activities.
Leading development of new business opportunities with a focus on state and local clients.
Identifying industry trends and working closely with the division senior leadership to position ICF for long-term growth.
Leading the identification and recruiting of new hire candidates, as appropriate.
Bachelor's degree in urban planning, public policy, economics, environmental science, transportation/civil engineering, or related subjects.
8 or more years of experience in transportation planning, policy, environmental issues, economics, or asset management.
Experience working on state, regional, or local transportation plans or policy issues, especially in the Mid-Atlantic (Virginia, DC, Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York).
Preferred Qualifications/Professional Skills:
Master’s degree in urban planning, public policy, economics, environmental science, transportation/civil engineering, or related subjects.
Strong oral and written communications skills.
Proven business development capabilities.
Ability to work collaboratively with project teams and clients to achieve established goals.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final salary for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The salary range for New York City is -
$122,383.00 - $228,126.00
Arlington, VA (VA31)