Planner (NJSEA)

The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA) is a state regulatory agency responsible for the land use and planning within the 32-square-mile Hackensack Meadowlands District, which includes portions of 14 municipalities in northern New Jersey.

The NJSEA seeks motivated candidates for the position of Planner to assist with the preparation of redevelopment plans and amendments, administrative amendments to regulations, public notices, recommendations with respect to variances and special exceptions and Commission resolutions. In addition, candidates will review development applications and enforce District zoning regulations. Candidates should have a working knowledge of New Jersey’s affordable housing requirements. This position also involves site inspections, and, as such, candidates should be able to climb, traverse rough terrain, and withstand exposure to inclement weather. Position involves interaction with the public, other professionals, and public officials regarding projects in the District and District regulations.

A Bachelor’s degree in Planning or related field is required. PP/AICP preferred. Valid driver’s license is required. Qualified candidates should have at least 3 years of relevant prior work experience. Due to the nature of this position, which requires frequent interactions with the public, candidates shall possess exemplary written and oral communication skills.

The successful candidate will be a resident of New Jersey, or be willing to relocate within one year of employment.

How to Apply

The NJSEA offers a superior benefits package and a competitive salary. Send resume and salary requirements to New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority, One De Korte Park Plaza, P.O. Box 640, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071, or via e-mail to

Deadline – 06/14/2019