Montgomery County Planning Commission Seeking a Planner

Job Position


Community Planner II



The Montgomery County Planning Commission seeks a Planner II for the community planning section. The section’s goal is to provide sound planning advice to municipalities to help them identify, prioritize, and ultimately attain their community improvement goals. The community planning program is also instrumental in supporting multi-municipal planning efforts throughout the county. Additionally, our objective is to promote the goals of the Montgomery County comprehensive plan.




  • Manage planning projects for municipal or regional clients;
  • Review subdivisions and land developments;
  • Work cooperatively with other staff, general public, and local officials;
  • Manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and organize information.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES in addition to all of the above shall include some combination of the following dependent upon stated position:

  • Write zoning, land development, and subdivision regulations;
  • Author and produce planning related documents such as, but not limited to, comprehensive, revitalization, parks & recreation and other plans, studies, and reports;
  • Have technical knowledge in land use, housing, transportation, open space, environmental, demographics, landscape design, zoning, planning law, and related subjects;
  • Attend and participate in public meetings, day or evening;
  • Work closely with municipal planning commissions and task forces, leading group discussions and building consensus to advance planning goals; undertake public outreach for comprehensive planning efforts and when appropriate;
  • Grant writing.

How to Apply 


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