JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

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Regional Economist

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462302
Date Posted: 02/01/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Regional Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Chesapeake, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Regional Economics
Statistical Analysis
Salary Range: mid-$60s DOE/DOQ
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC) is seeking a candidate for the position of Regional Economist. The successful candidate will have a strong background in economics with the ability to develop research methodologies, conduct economic analysis, and prepare and deliver research findings. Applicant must be able to collect and analyze socioeconomic data, produce written reports and presentations, respond to requests for assistance from the public, maintain regional data sets, and develop and prepare programs and policies to aid decision makers on issues of regional importance. Successful candidate will monitor forecasts of regional population, housing, and economic trends and apply advanced modeling tools and analytical methods to real-world applications in a region with a variety of social, environmental, and economic challenges and opportunities. The position requires strong communication skills (written and oral), data mining and collection skills, and research and analytical skills. Master’s degree in Economics, Planning or related field; Bachelor’s degree with relevant professional experience will be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree. For more information, visit EOE

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 06/30/2019
Application Instructions:
Submit a letter of interest and résumé to Kelli Arledge, Human Resources Administrator, Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, 723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320, or via email at