The Prince George’s County Planning Department of The Maryland National-Capital Park and Planning Commission is seeking a Planner Coordinator with a background in geotechnical engineering, including technical review skills, to join our planning team. The Department provides land use planning for the physical development of Prince George’s County, Maryland. As the second most populous county in Maryland, Prince George’s has a population of approximately 900,000 residents, is characterized by urban, suburban and rural areas, and is home to The University of Maryland at College Park, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, and Joint Base Andrews Air Force Base. If you are interested in working for the Prince George’s County Planning Department, we invite qualified candidates to apply for our Planner Coordinator position.
The Planner Coordinator will play an important role in reviewing geotechnical reports, evaluating proposed land developments from geotechnical perspectives, ensuring implementation of the applicable environmental regulations and geotechnical requirements, educating the public on the requirements, permitting regulations, and assisting with the myriad of state reporting requirements. The position also requires the ability to apply land use regulations and to meet deadlines.
The duties of this position are highly technical and will primarily focus on the environmental planning and review of short term, site specific land development applications. The job will require coordination with other local agencies as well as state and federal agencies. Long term planning assignments may be assigned as needed. Fieldwork and occasional evening meetings are required. Knowledge of slope movements, stability analysis methods, natural resources and land development processes is highly preferred.
This position will be located in the section’s secondary office in Largo, Maryland, but may be relocated to the County Administration Building in Upper Marlboro, if necessary.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 14916
About The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Prince George's Planning
Throughout 90 plus years of service, The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission has endeavored to improve the quality of life for all of the citizens of the bi-county area it serves and of the communities in which these citizens live, work and raise their families. This mission is embodied in three major program areas. These major program areas respond to the vision of our founders and are incorporated into our charter. The Mission of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission is to:
Manage physical growth and plan communities
Protect and steward natural, cultural and historic resources
Provide leisure and recreational experiences.
Thriving communities—now and into the future.
To promote economic vitality, environmental sustainability, design excellence, and quality development in Prince George’s County.
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— Community Planning, Countywide Planning, Development Review, Information Management, Management Services and Planning Director's Office