Job Description

Under the direction of a Supervising Planner or other supervisor in a state or local government agency, performs the more complex technical planning work for the development of a master, functional, or project plan for the development of municipal, county, regional and metropolitan land areas or portions thereof; does related work as required.

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 may be substituted for the educational 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.

LICENSE: Appointees 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 essential duties of the position.

SPECIAL NOTE: Master’s degree, landscape architect and/or historic preservation experience preferred.

If you qualify and would like to be considered, must submit an employment application, letter of interest and your resume (including daytime phone number and email address) to jobs@plainfieldnj.gov You must submit your response by the closing date shown above, and must include the Job Title in the subject line.

About City of Plainfield

Plainfield's municipal government maintains city facilities, such as parks, streetlights, and common public areas. In addition, they address zoning and building regulations, promote the city's economic development, and provide law enforcement, public transportation, and fire protection.