The Sussex County (NJ) Division of Planning & Economic Development is seeking to fill a full-time, entry-level planning position. Under the supervision of the Planning Director, the Entry Level Planner will perform routine field and office work to support and advance the Division’s various planning activities and programs.

This includes providing technical and administrative support at public meetings and other public outreach activities; preparing and coordinating various county planning projects; assist in the preparation of application reviews; data collection and reporting; and other related duties as assigned.

Candidates should have strong written, oral, research, and analytic skills and be able to work independently under direction.


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.

EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree including or supplemented by twenty-one 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.


(Standard County Application Form is located at the following address or www.sussex.nj.us)

Office of Employee Services

Sussex County Administrative Center

One Spring Street

Newton  NJ  07860

Email:  employeeservices@sussex.nj.us                                    Fax:  973.579.0355

The County of Sussex provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants regardless of race, creed, color, ancestry, sex, age, disability, marital status, national origin, atypical, hereditary, cellular or blood trait, or on the basis of affectional or sexual orientation.