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SEMCOG offers equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, citizenship, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. SEMCOG hires only those individuals who are legally authorized to work in the United States.

Positions Available 
SEMCOG is seeking qualified, energetic individuals interested in performing challenging work in an open, collaborative environment. SEMCOG performs an important regional leadership mission, striving to improve the quality of life and prosperity of those in the seven-county region of Southeast Michigan. Major activities are regional planning and local government assistance in plan implementation, related to transportation, environment, and community and economic development. SEMCOG is currently seeking individuals, with the following qualifications, who are able to work both independently and collaboratively:

Full-time position: Analyst 
The primary responsibility of the selected candidate will be working with the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the Regional (long-range) Transportation Plan (RTP). Additional transportation-related work, or work in other disciplines, may also be assigned. Previous experience working with a TIP and/or RTP is highly desired. The successful candidate will have outstanding quantitative skills needed for technical analysis and experience working with databases. GIS (geographic information systems) experience is desired. A college degree in planning, engineering, business or related field is required.

The successful candidate will also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact and work with a range of external stakeholders such as federal, state, county, and local road and transit agencies. The candidate must also be able to collaborate with internal staff. Effective written, verbal, and presentation skills required, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Salary is commensurate with experience and responsibilities.

We offer a mix of benefits designed to meet the needs of a diverse staff:

  • Flex-time
  • Nine paid holidays and 25.5 accrued paid time-off days
  • Immediate medical, dental, disability, life insurance, unemployment, and workers’ compensation protection
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care
  • Retirement benefits
  • Tuition assistance
  • Transit or parking assistance

Part-time position: Data Analysis
Successful candidate will have college courses or practical experience in urban or regional planning, geography, GIS, or related fields. Must have knowledge of basic GIS concepts, good communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Must be able to work independently or as a team member, be detail-oriented, focused, and able to complete projects on time. Experience using ArcGIS software, MS Access or other database software is desirable. Must have a valid driver's license.

Principal responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in the building and maintenance of land data map layers, related tax assessing records, employment data, and geospatial databases as input to a 30-year socioeconomic forecast;
  • Conducting field work to identify or verify significant new construction projects; and
  • Conducting field work to acquire pavement condition data.

Pay rate is $12.00 per hour.
Twenty-five to twenty-eight hours per week.

Position open until filled.

Respond with cover letter and resume to:
Scott Failla 
Human Resources
1001 Woodward Avenue, Suite 1400
Detroit, MI 48226