City Planner I – Department of Public Works
Salary: $59,466.00 – $95,370.00 Annually
The Baltimore City Department of Public Works is looking to fill a City Planner I position in its Watershed Planning + Partnership Section. Key responsibilities include:
- Conduct preliminary planning studies at the watershed and neighborhood scale for stormwater management and green infrastructure projects in support of the City’s MS4 Permit. This includes GIS analysis, preparation of maps, plans and reports, and tracking milestones for the MS4 WIP and Trash TMDL.
- Provide outreach to community groups, NGOs and other agencies in developing and implementing watershed plans.
- Provide outreach to community and environmental organizations and coordinate with them on their environmental enhancement initiatives in support of the City’s MS4 Permit requirements.
- Attend public meetings and make public presentations as needed.
- Coordinate and support consultants as needed on Small Watershed Action Plans and other feasibility studies.
- Coordinate, track, and provide certificates for the MD Stormwater Participation Event Credit.
- Participate in DPW initiatives, standing committees, and activities, as needed.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge of city, community, stormwater, and/or watershed planning.
- Knowledge of GIS.
- Skills in GIS mapping and analysis.
- Skills in community planning and/or outreach.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
- Ability to write promotional and technical reports.
- Ability to prepare maps, plans and other graphic materials.
EDUCATION: Have a master’s degree from an accredited college or university in urban or regional planning, sustainability or environmental studies, historic preservation, architecture, architectural history, nutrition, public administration, public health, or a closely related field such as transportation.
NOTES (EQUIVALENCIES / EXPERIENCE): Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in urban or regional planning, sustainability or environment studies, historic preservation, architecture, architectural history, nutrition, public administration, public health or a closely related field such as transportation and one year of experience in performing urban, regional, transportation, environmental, sustainability, food access, emergency or historic designation planning work.
Closing Date: February 10, 2018, 11:59 PM