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Careers at CMAP

Working at CMAP

At the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), when we say we serve everyone in the region, we mean everyone. To do that well, we need a workforce that’s representative of our diverse region. Accordingly, CMAP is committed to pursuing equity and creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. We have and will continue to hire and promote great people from a wide variety of backgrounds because it makes our agency and our work stronger.

If you share our values of service with passion, foster collaboration, drive innovation, pursue equity, and lead with excellence, and you share our enthusiasm for building a thriving and inclusive region, we invite you to apply for a position at CMAP.

CMAP is an equal opportunity employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

Read more about what it's like working at CMAP.

Benefits

Full-time staff benefits:

  • AFLAC
  • Certifications/licenses and association dues
  • Conferences/training
  • Deferred compensation (457 plan)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Health insurance
  • Holidays
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Personal days/floating holidays
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Sick leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vacation leave
  • Vision insurance

 

View CMAP's summary of benefits. For additional information, email human resources.

Salary ranges

CMAP positions are categorized across 12 grades with salary ranges for each grade. When hiring, CMAP considers multiple factors — for example, experience and education — to determine starting salary. Most often, this is between the starting and mid-point of the grade range.

Peters Fellowship

The Peters Fellowship provides a graduate student with a paid work and enrichment experience in one of the nation's largest metropolitan areas at CMAP.

Employee compensation

The 2022 CMAP Employee Total Compensation Report meets the requirements of the Illinois Open Meetings Act (Sec. 7.3) requiring employers participating in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund to post total compensation information for each employee earning $75,000 per year and up. This information is posted annually following the approval of the new fiscal year budget. 

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Careers at CMAP

Working at CMAP

At the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), when we say we serve everyone in the region, we mean everyone. To do that well, we need a workforce that’s representative of our diverse region. Accordingly, CMAP is committed to pursuing equity and creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. We have and will continue to hire and promote great people from a wide variety of backgrounds because it makes our agency and our work stronger.

If you share our values of service with passion, foster collaboration, drive innovation, pursue equity, and lead with excellence, and you share our enthusiasm for building a thriving and inclusive region, we invite you to apply for a position at CMAP.

CMAP is an equal opportunity employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

Read more about what it's like working at CMAP.

Benefits

Full-time staff benefits:

  • AFLAC
  • Certifications/licenses and association dues
  • Conferences/training
  • Deferred compensation (457 plan)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Health insurance
  • Holidays
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Personal days/floating holidays
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Sick leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vacation leave
  • Vision insurance

 

View CMAP's summary of benefits. For additional information, email human resources.

Salary ranges

CMAP positions are categorized across 12 grades with salary ranges for each grade. When hiring, CMAP considers multiple factors — for example, experience and education — to determine starting salary. Most often, this is between the starting and mid-point of the grade range.

Peters Fellowship

The Peters Fellowship provides a graduate student with a paid work and enrichment experience in one of the nation's largest metropolitan areas at CMAP.

Employee compensation

The 2022 CMAP Employee Total Compensation Report meets the requirements of the Illinois Open Meetings Act (Sec. 7.3) requiring employers participating in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund to post total compensation information for each employee earning $75,000 per year and up. This information is posted annually following the approval of the new fiscal year budget. 

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