The Passaic County Department of Planning and Economic Development is pursuing an Open Space Planner / Landscape Architect to continue the County’s efforts to preserve and develop open space and recreational facilities. The Department services a culturally, geographically, and socio-economically diverse population of more than 500,000 residents. The Department has a value-added approach to working with county departments and local municipalities to achieve multi-disciplinary planning strategies.
Reporting to the Deputy Director of Planning, the Supervising Planner will supervise the Land Management Group within the Middlesex County Office of Planning. The Land Management Group is responsible for reviewing subdivision and site plan applications, preparing developer agreements, issuing performance guarantees, providing administrative support to the Planning Board and its Development Review Committee, and related duties. Additionally, the Supervising Planner will coordinate work plans with the Office of Planning’s Regional Planning and Local Assistance, Sustainability and Resiliency, Transportation Planning, and Spatial Data Services groups, as well as with the Office of Engineering.
Reporting to the Supervising Planner Transportation within the Office of Planning, the Principal Planner Transportation will be a technically proficient, detail-oriented, cutting-edge, creative and thoughtful, big thinker who demonstrates deep understanding of best practices for the planning and implementation of transportation infrastructure and policy across multiple modes to address the safe, equitable, and efficient movement of people and goods.