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
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is a bi-county agency empowered by the State of Maryland in 1927 to acquire, develop, maintain and administer a regional system of parks within Montgomery and Prince George's Counties, and to provide land use planning for the physical development of Prince George's and Montgomery counties. In addition, the M-NCPPC gained responsibility for the public recreation program in Prince George's County in 1970.
The M-NCPPC administers a park system of more than 52,000 acres. It is composed of stream valley parks, large regional parks, neighborhood parks and park-school recreation areas. Its staff of career employees includes planners, park and recreation administrators, park police and administration staff. In addition, seasonal workers staff numerous park and recreation programs.
The M-NCPPC is governed by the Commission which consists of ten members, of which five are appointed by Montgomery County and five are appointed by Prince George's County. The Commission coordinates and acts on matters of interest to both counties, and meets at least once a month. The members of the Commission from each county serve as ...separate Planning Boards to facilitate, review and administer the matters affecting their respective counties.
The organizational functions are carried out by the following departments:
Human Resources and Management
Prince George's Planning
Prince George's Parks and Recreation