Senior Planning (NJ Dept. of Community Affairs)

POSTING NUMBER:    HR-0076         
CLOSING DATE: July 11, 2017
DIVISION / UNIT: Local Planning Services    
SALARY RANGE: P23: $56,408.42 – $80,018.75        

DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR DUTIES: Prepare various types of reports including graphic, statistical, maps representing existing and proposed land use and other data for written presentations. Compile information to be used in planning studies of physical development, economic growth, or recreational needs of the community, or of other programs involving the application of general planning principles. Assist in the preparation of clear, sound, accurate and informative statistical and other planning reports, studies and surveys containing findings, conclusions and recommendations.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION : Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree including or supplemented by 21 semester hour credits in professional planning subjects such as the principles of land use planning, history of city planning, planning project design, and planning law and administration

EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of experience in municipal, county, regional, or state planning.

NOTE: Possession of a current and valid license as a professional planner in New Jersey issued by the New Jersey Board of Professional Planners, though not required, is preferred, and may be substituted for the educational requirement.

NOTE: Possession of a Master’s degree in Planning from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of indicated experience.

SPECIAL NOTE: Consideration will be given to a candidate that possesses a Master’s degree in Planning from an accredited college or university and has more than two years of experience in municipal, county, regional, or state planning.

LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a valid driver’s license only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

NOTE: Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), also known as the “New Jersey First Act,” all new public employees are required to obtain principal residence in the State of New Jersey within one (1) year of employment.

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer

LOCATION: DCA Building, 101 S. Broad Street 7th floor, Trenton    

POSITIONS: 1 (one)    DISTRIBUTION: Statewide

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and any required documents (licenses, certification and or transcripts) along with a letter of interest, including a phone number, by the closing date to:

Maria Connolly, P.P., AICP
Principal Planner
Office of Local Planning Services
New Jersey Department of Community Affairs
101 South Broad Street
PO Box 813
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
Resumes may be emailed to: maria.connolly@dca.nj.gov

Deadline – 07/31/2017