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Economist, Transportation and Environment Policy

ICF International, Inc
Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Closing date
May 25, 2022

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Academic / Research, Consultancy/Private Sector
Policy / Legal
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Full time
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ICF's Regulatory, Policy and Economics business portfolio supports primarily public-sector clients with research, analysis, technical assistance, and implementation support to help them address complex policy, management, and regulatory challenges. We estimate the environmental, safety and social impacts of regulations, policies and programs and assess their costs, benefits, and economic impacts. We also evaluate program effectiveness. We work with virtually all federal agencies and with state and local agencies and select non-profit and private-sector clients. Our key clients include the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Transportation, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Labor, Department of Interior, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

What You Will Be Doing

In this role, you will work within an interdisciplinary team performing economic and financial analyses on issues of transportation, public safety, and environmental regulation and policy. You will lead research and quantitative analyses and conduct regulatory and policy analyses for our clients. The bulk of your work will be on domestic regulatory issues. Specifically you will:

* Compile and analyze data to characterize baseline conditions and perform economic, financial, and other quantitative analyses to assess regulatory costs and the impacts of policies on affected businesses, industries, employment, and the economy.
* Lead the development of models and analytic frameworks, as well as the preparation of reports.
* Collaborate with senior and junior staff within a multidisciplinary team that includes economists, scientists, and engineers. May direct the work of junior staff at times.
* Interact directly with clients and contribute to expanding our business.

What you must have (minimum qualifications)

* Master's degree in economics, public policy, or a related discipline and academic record/coursework in the areas of microeconomics, econometrics/statistics, analysis of economic and/or survey data, accounting/finance.
* At least 2 years of experience conducting quantitative research and analysis in economics and regulatory policy in a consulting/project-oriented environment.
* Strong analytical skills with demonstrated ability to apply technical skills and innovative thinking to solve complex problems.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.

What we'd like you to have (preferred qualifications)

* Advanced Excel and R programming skills.
* Knowledge with federal transportation or environmental programs and regulations.
* Knowledge of key sectors (e.g., hazardous materials transportation, oil and gas).

Why you'll love working here

* Comprehensive health benefits and corporate wellness program
* Competitive vacation and retirement plans
* Flexible work arrangements.
* A diverse workforce that values equity and inclusion
* Employee community networks to support a diverse, inclusive workplace
* Ongoing learning and development opportunities to meet your professional 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.

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 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.

Cambridge, MA (MA11)
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