Planner Coordinator, Montgomery County Planning Department

Job Title: Planner Coordinator (12921, Grade I)

Company/Organization: The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission

Salary: $56, 559.00 – $96,970.00

Position Description: The Montgomery County Planning Department in Silver Spring has an opening for a planner coordinator in Area 3. This position provides an opportunity to work with a team to shape the rural and upper portions of Montgomery County, Maryland.

Responsibilities: The position of planner coordinator will be involved in creating attractive and functional environments in rural and upper Montgomery County through the preparation of master plans and the review of development proposals. Candidates must possess strong analytic capabilities, and experience and interest in master planning, urban design and development review. Oral and written communication skills, ability to handle multiple projects effectively, interest and ability to work directly with the public on technical issues, meet deadlines, and work successfully in a multi-disciplinary setting are required.  Tasks include both the preparation of master plans and the review of regulatory cases, but the primary tasks will involve the review of sketch plans, preliminary plans, site plans, forest conservation plans and water quality plans. The selected candidate will be required to ensure compliance with planning regulations, coordinate review activities with other agencies, prepare technical reports, deliver presentations to the Planning Board, attend civic association meetings, and respond to information requests from residents, developers, planners, architects, engineers, attorneys and public officials. Fieldwork and occasional evening meetings are required.

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