Planner II Commercial Revitalization Baltimore County Job opening - MACo state Maryland ( Job openings )
MACo , state Maryland
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2022-02-03T00:00 - 2022-03-05T00:00 | 48 | 1
Commercial Revitalization District Planner II
Salary: $52,400.00 - $65,267.00 Annually
Location: Towson, MD
Job Type: MERIT
Department: PLANNING & COMMUNITY CONSERVATION
Job Number: 02.1060 02-2022
Closing: 2/18/2022 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
The Planning Department’s Commercial Revitalization program planner will help develop, design and deliver commercial revitalization initiatives, services and projects in the commercial corridors, commercial revitalization districts, business districts and Main Street communities. This will involve support for businesses and business organizations, and beautification and physical improvements in order to strengthen and improve the local economies and foster vibrancy in commercial areas of the County.
Establish a regular presence in the CRDs to work with the business organizations, promote the County’s commercial revitalization programs and identify opportunities for improvements. Work with property and business owners.
Manage departmental programs for the Commercial Revitalization Districts (CRD):
Oversee and lead the CRAG grant application review and approval processes.
Serve as contact person for applicants and relevant contractors and agencies for BILP, AoC and tax credits.
Work with applicants for CRAG.
Track and monitor the grants and expenditures.
Establish criteria for awarding funds metrics for assessing success with appropriate documentation.
Work with all the community planners to ensure they are engaged in local projects and/or sectors.
Work with DEWD, OCE/Communications to market and promote the CRD programs and revitalization.
Develop communication materials to promote the diverse CRD programs.
Assist in ensuring the Development Review Panel area guidelines are applied coordinate with other planners and Dev Rev Team.
Work with, support and help expand the capacity of local business organizations and chambers.
Assist with plan development and implementation.
Engage merchants and business owners, community stakeholders and partner organizations in the various business districts.
Work with the communities, businesses and DPW&T to create and provide streetscape improvements and complete streets as appropriate.
Working with Property Management and DPWT, identify priority projects for possible inclusion in the CIP budget.
Work closely with planners during the County rezoning process and in the development of community plans and design guidelines.
Identify and seek other state, federal and private funding to support commercial revitalization Conduct research and advance best practices and future looking concepts in commercial revitalization.
Work with county staff to implement progressive strategies.
Work closely with the County Business Specialist to help businesses in the CRD reach their goals and objectives.
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.)
Experience in commercial revitalization, real estate redevelopment, landscape architecture, non-profit organizations, urban design, community based planning and/or organizing.
[Standard for a P2].
Commitment to engaging in fieldwork in diverse communities and working with racial and ethnic minority property and business owners and organizations.
Able to coordinate and manage multiple tasks and projects.
Preferred to have conversational and written knowledge of Spanish.
Knowledge of/experience with urban design and/or architecture.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to conceptualize and put ideas into action.
Strong aptitude for interpreting data and data trends, including CoStar or other tools.
Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with business owners, county agencies, elected officials, non-profit organizations and other community groups.
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 - Commercial Revitalization
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.
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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