Under the Supervising Planner – Land Management’s direction, the Assistant Planner will work in the Middlesex County Office of Planning and be responsible for reviewing subdivision and site plan applications, preparing developer agreements, processing performance guarantees, providing administrative support to the Planning Board and its Development Review Committee and related duties. The Assistant Planner will also assist the Office of Business Engagement in providing information on site suitability and site development requirements. Additionally, the Assistant Planner may assist other groups within the Office of Planning, including Regional Planning and Local Assistance, Sustainability and Resiliency, Transportation Planning, and Spatial Data Services, and the Office of Engineering.
Comprising various urban, suburban, small-town, and rural places, Middlesex County is New Jersey's second most populous county. It is strategically located midway between New York and Philadelphia and home to Rutgers University and other post-secondary institutions. It is traversed by several major highways, is near the Port Newark–Elizabeth Marine Terminal and Newark Liberty International Airport, and is served by local and regional buses, and passenger and freight rail systems.
Middlesex County is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.
RESPONSIBILITIES - EXAMPLES OF WORK MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
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.
One (1) year of professional experience in municipal, county, regional, or
NOTE: Possession of a current and valid license as a Professional Planner
in New Jersey issued by the New Jersey Board of Professional Planners
may be substituted for the education requirement.
NOTE: Possession of a current and valid credential as a Certified Planner
Issued by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) 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.
Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.