Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates is seeking a highly organized, independent, and motivated Associate Planner for its Boston office to primarily support the firm’s nationally recognized transit service planning practice. This practice emphasizes creative
and innovative transit service planning and community involvement, often within a wider set of goals such as economic development and reduced dependence on the private automobile.
Accordingly, we are seeking an individual with a strong interest in planning public transit services but also some background in developing sustainable strategies to improve community accessibility and mobility.
Nelson\Nygaard develops sustainable transportation solutions for people. Our work emphasizes creative, innovative transit, paratransit and other types of transportation planning, and community involvement, often within a wider set of goals such as economic
development and reduced dependence on the private automobile. Nelson\Nygaard offers a dynamic and self-directed work environment that is fast-paced, congenial, and supportive. This is your opportunity to work with one of the most innovative groups of planners
in the United States, including highly talented junior and support staff. Our office culture is built upon diversity and creativity.
As an Associate Planner in the transit group, you would be expected to:
Though much of the work will come from projects in New England and the East Coast, there may be opportunities for the candidate to contribute to Nelson\Nygaard projects across the United States. Candidates must be willing to travel (on average two overnight
stays per month plus numerous day trips).
The ideal candidate would be someone who:
Successful applicants will be expected to:
We are looking for someone who can begin immediately.
Salary and Benefits
The annual salary range equivalent for this position is industry competitive, depending on qualifications and years of experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, pre-tax transit or bicycling benefit, a 401k program, life insurance
and paid time off.
Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity affirmative action employer.
How to Apply
To apply, please click on the link 'Apply Online' below. Qualified and interested candidates should submit cover letter highlighting your interest in transit/transportation planning as well as your relevant experience and skillset. Please also submit a
resume and work samples (no larger than 4MB). No phone calls, please.
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