Senior Planner, Montgomery County Planning Department

Job Title: Senior Planner (13867, Grade H)

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

Salary: $49,941.00 – $85, 458.00

Position Description: The Montgomery County Planning Department in Silver Spring has an opening for a senior planner 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 will be involved in enhancing corridor cities, satellite towns and rural villages, and preserving agriculture and rural open space in Montgomery County. Ideal candidates must possess strong analytic capabilities, experience and interest in master planning, environmental planning, and agricultural and rural open space preservation. Strong oral and written communication skills, interest and ability to work directly with the public on technical issues and the ability to work successfully in a multi-disciplinary setting are required. The primary tasks include the preparation of master plans and special planning projects. Providing input into the review of regulatory cases including preliminary plans, site plans, natural resource inventories, and forest conservation plans to ensure consistency with recommendations in master plans will also be required. The selected candidate will be required to coordinate land use recommendations 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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