Policy Analyst

Policy Analyst needed in Chicago, IL, at the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP). Ideal candidates have backgrounds in climate mitigation and environmental policy. The role involves leading or supporting the development of a regional climate action plan, focusing on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants. The position is grant-funded with the assignment duration dependent on funding availability.

Responsibilities include managing or supporting projects, stakeholder engagement, scenario planning, and developing policy recommendations for achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The role emphasizes integrating an equity framework into the planning process.

Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in urban public policy, public administration, planning, economics, statistics, or related field.
Minimum three years of professional experience.

Key Skills:
Thorough knowledge of public policy, urban/regional planning, and environmental considerations.
Research, data analysis, technical writing, and data visualization skills.
Proficiency in spreadsheets, statistical analysis tools, and GIS.

Salary Range:
Analyst: $65,589 - $80,346

About CMAP:
CMAP is a comprehensive planning organization implementing ON TO 2050, a long-range plan for northeastern Illinois. Join our team to address transportation, housing, economic development, and environmental issues.

 The position remains open until filled.