Planner II Baltimore County Job opening - MACo state Maryland ( Job openings )
MACo , state Maryland
( By Press Release office)
2022-02-03T00:00 - 2022-03-05T00:00 | 50 | 2
Salary: $52,400.00 - $65,267.00 Annually
Location: Towson, MD
Job Type: MERIT
Department: PLANNING & COMMUNITY CONSERVATION
Job Number: 02.1060 01-2022
Closing: 2/11/2022 4:30 PM Eastern
Pay Schedule I, Grade 28, Regular Schedule: 35 hours per week
A vacancy exists in the Department of Planning.
A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below.
Current and future vacancies occurring in any Office or Department of Baltimore County General Government may be filled from the list of eligible applicants.
All interested transfer and promotional candidates must apply at this time.
List all promotions and changes in job duties due to reclassification as separate work experience on your application. Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications.
attach your transcript(s), degree(s) and/or certification(s) to your application. Unofficial copies are acceptable.
: Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered. A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position. Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.
Failure to submit proof of
Licenses, Certifications and Education
will result in your application not being considered. Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.
Examples of Duties
Under general supervision, performs professional planning work within the Community Planning Division of the Department of Planning.
Works directly with community associations and stakeholder groups on various initiatives including commercial revitalization and redevelopment, housing initiatives and general community conservation efforts.
Assists with project management for community development and planning projects and will be involved in project development, coordination with partner agencies, stakeholder engagement, and fostering partnerships.
Grant writing and administration experience, including providing grant management support to community partners.
Conducts and participates in meetings with citizens, advisory groups, representatives of other County and governmental agencies, developers, and others regarding development and planning issues.
Experience in public speaking including making presentations and answering questions in a public setting.
Collaborates both with co-workers and with stakeholders, as well as adept at managing multiple priorities in order to meet targeted deadlines.
Serves as lead planner for special projects inclusive of preparing reports and supporting graphic display materials descriptive of research and recommendations. May be responsible for production of public-facing graphic materials such as one-sheets, reports, informational display boards, signs, and maps. Should be fluent in Adobe software programs and ArcGIS.
Strong written communication skills, including the ability to prepare complex staff reports.
Reviews, analyzes, interprets concept, development, landscape and other plans and development proposals for compliance to zoning regulations, planning policies and design guidelines and prepare staff reports.
Assists in the development, modification, and administration of the master plan, zoning regulations, design guidelines and other policies and legislation.
Researches, prepares, and presents studies of planning issues such as land use, growth management, site design, and zoning and related legislation.
Commitment to engaging in fieldwork in diverse communities and working with racial and ethnic minority communities.
Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with county agencies, elected officials, non-profit organizations and other community groups.
Examples of Other Duties
May perform the duties of a Project Manager. Performs other related duties as required.
(NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this class. They may not include all of the essential job functions of each position in the class. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job functions listed.)
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in planning or a related field*, plus one year professional planning, zoning, development or land use experience.
*Related Fields such as: architecture, business administration, civil engineering, landscape architecture, law, public administration, and social sciences (e.g. economics, geography, political science, sociology, urban and/or regional affairs or studies, etc.)
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree, plus three years' professional planning, zoning, development or land use experience.
(Additional planning education beyond a bachelor's degree may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required experience. Additional professional and/or paraprofessional planning, zoning, development or land use experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of four years for the required education.)
Proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education
Applicants are required to submit proof of licenses, certifications and education beyond high school to meet the required and preferred qualifications of the position. Diplomas or transcripts must show the applicant's major field of study. Copies and unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
Failure to submit proof of
Licenses, Certifications and Education
will result in your application not being considered.
Proof of Degree Equivalency
Applicants who have obtained a degree from outside the United States of America are required to submit degree equivalence documentation from World Education Services, Inc. (
Mail or deliver documents to:
ATTN: Planner II -
Office of Human Resources
Baltimore County Government
308 Allegheny Ave.
Towson, MD 21204
You MUST attach your transcript(s), degree(s) and/or certification(s) to your application. Unofficial copies are acceptable.
Seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and innovative community planner who is experienced in providing public sector services to residents, business owners, community groups, property owners, developers and all other constituencies in Baltimore County. Planner should have a working knowledge of long-range urban design and planning concepts and processes, and the ability to connect design and public outreach processes between long-range and interim-design projects.
Applicants will be qualified based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as stated on their application, which includes answers to the supplemental questions. Applicants must state the dates and duties of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes.
Conditions of Employment
New employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination at time of appointment.
Physical and Environmental Conditions
The work of this classification is essentially sedentary. Some positions may require fieldwork and travel between work sites.
Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for an appointment to a position in Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination and drug screen and an employment background investigation, including, but not limited to a criminal background, education, and fingerprint check.
Agency: Baltimore County
308 Allegheny Avenue
Towson, Maryland, 21204
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