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Employment Opportunities

Company Overview

Econsult Solutions Inc. provides businesses and public policy makers with advice in real estate, transportation, economic development and public policy. We help clients evaluate economic and fiscal outcomes of programs and developments, offer city and regional planning insight and advice, provide GIS analytic services, yield financial projections and advise investors and governments on projects, developments and policy outcomes and have the economic skills and expertise to process, analyze and manage large and complex datasets.

Open Positions:

Research Analyst (GIS)

Research Analyst

Research Assistant


Job Opening: Research Analyst (GIS)

While our application process for 2016 has closed, we are accepting applications for the start of 2017.


Job Description

  • Conduct spatial analyses of data and produce maps and other visuals
  • Conduct econometric and statistical analyses of economic, financial and demographic data (helpful)
  • Create and manipulate spreadsheets for economic and fiscal modeling
  • Draft and edit reports and prepare materials for presentations
  • Conduct technical research on economic and fiscal issues
  • Contribute to the intellectual and analytical direction of work engagements

 

Qualifications

  • Competence in Geographic Information Systems (e.g. ArcView GIS) and in spatial analysis techniques
  • Basic working knowledge of STATA and SAS (helpful)
  • Competence in spreadsheet modeling, cost/benefit analysis, and regression analysis
  • Competence in working with large datasets
  • Competence in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to thrive in collaborative, project-oriented setting with small groups of professionals
  • BA/BS in any of the following majors: Economics, other Social Sciences, Statistics, Mathematics
  • Technical and policy research experience
  • Familiarity with how local and regional economies function

 

Job Type/Compensation

  • Full-time position with paid time off (PTO)
  • Competitive base salary, plus opportunity for performance-based bonuses
  • Generous benefits package, including health insurance, profit-sharing, and 401(k)

 

Benefits of Employment

  • Team-oriented and intellectually stimulating work culture
  • Exposure to and participation in important economic and policy issues at the local, regional, and national level
  • Opportunity to learn from the experience and expertise of the firm’s principals, all of whom have direct affiliations at local academic institutions such as the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University
  • Opportunity for advancement within the firm
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Opportunity to participate in a wide range of topics and industries and interact with a wide range of clients

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Job Opening: Research Analyst

Job Description

  • Conduct econometric and statistical analyses of economic, financial and demographic data
  • Create and manipulate spreadsheets for economic and fiscal modeling
  • Draft and edit reports and prepare materials for presentations
  • Conduct technical research on economic and fiscal issues
  • Conduct spatial analyses of data and produce maps and other visuals (helpful)
  • Contribute to the intellectual and analytical direction of work engagements

 

Qualifications

  • Competence in spreadsheet modeling, cost/benefit analysis, and regression analysis
  • Basic working knowledge of STATA and SAS
  • Competence in working with large datasets
  • Competence in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Competence in Geographic Information Systems (e.g. ArcView GIS) and in spatial analysis techniques (helpful)
  • Ability to thrive in collaborative, project-oriented setting with small groups of professionals
  • BA/BS in any of the following majors: Economics, other Social Sciences, Statistics, Mathematics (Master’s level degree helpful)
  • Applied econometric experience (helpful)
  • Technical and policy research experience
  • Familiarity with how local and regional economies function

 

Job Type/Compensation

  • Full-time position with paid time off (PTO)
  • Competitive base salary, plus opportunity for performance-based bonuses
  • Generous benefits package, including health insurance, profit-sharing, and 401(k)

 

Benefits of Employment

  • Team-oriented and intellectually stimulating work culture
  • Exposure to and participation in important economic and policy issues at the local, regional, and national level
  • Opportunity to learn from the experience and expertise of the firm’s principals, all of whom have direct affiliations at local academic institutions such as the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University
  • Opportunity for advancement within the firm
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Opportunity to participate in a wide range of topics and industries and interact with a wide range of clients


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Internship Opening: Research Assistant

Job Description

  • Create and manipulate spreadsheets for economic and fiscal modeling
  • Format reports and spreadsheets
  • Proof and edit reports
  • Prepare materials for presentations
  • Conduct research on economic and fiscal issues
  • Write up research findings

 

Qualifications

  • Competence in working with large data sets. Basic working knowledge of STATA a plus
  • Competence in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good writing and editing skills
  • Ability to thrive in collaborative, project-oriented setting with small groups of professionals
  • BA or BS in any of the following majors: Economics, other Social Sciences, Statistics or Mathematics
  • Technical research experience

 

Job Type/Compensation

  • Internship

 

Benefits of Employment

  • Team-oriented and intellectually stimulating work culture
  • Exposure to and participation in important economic and policy issues at the local, regional, and national level
  • Opportunity to learn from the experience and expertise of the firm’s principals, all of whom have direct affiliations at local academic institutions such as the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University
  • Opportunity to participate in a wide range of topics and industries and interact with a wide range of clients

We are late in the intern cycle, so while we are still accepting applications we are very close to completing our hires for this cycle.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]