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Title: Planning Analyst (8113)
Company: Metra
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 131533
Metra is one of the largest and most complex commuter rail systems in North America, serving Cook, DuPage, Will, Lake, Kane, and McHenry Counties. The agency is linking communities in Northeastern Illinois by providing safe, reliable, and efficient commuter service.

Reporting directly to the Department Head, Long Range Planning, the Planning Analyst will serve as lead Metra representative in various station area planning studies. Perform planning activities in support of Metra's strategic planning efforts and other regional, corridor, and station planning studies of the Metra rail system including planning for major capital expansion projects. Participates in and executes elements of commuter rail planning studies. Research various proposals, initiatives, and regulatory guidelines. Collaborate with other departments to facilitate projects; provide analytical data and other support to Metra departments and outside agencies and represent Metra at regional committees and task forces. Perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Candidates can expect salary offers that range from the minimum to the mid-point of the salary range. Metra provides full pay ranges so candidate can consider their growth potential.

Metra is a railroad employer subject to the provisions of the Railroad Retirement Tax Act, not the Social Security Administration.

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