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Employment at the Montgomery County Planning Department

For more than 80 years, the Montgomery County Planning Department has won acclaim for planning innovative solutions to land use and development challenges. We apply smart growth strategies to cultivate vibrant new urban centers and transit-oriented development, forge environmental protections, preserve historic features and encourage great community design.

Presenting the 2014 Planning Department Employee Service Award recipients. These employees represent years of service from five to 35. Interested in working at the Montgomery Planning Department and enjoying a rewarding career in community planning? Check out our openings.


Director, Department of Parks
The Montgomery County (MD) Planning Board has begun a search for an experienced and creative leader for one of the nation's premier parks departments.  With an annual operating budget of over $95 million, a six-year capital budget of $178 million, and an authorized staff of more than 600 park professionals, Montgomery Parks has responsibility for over 420 conservation and recreation parks on more than 35,000 acres – 12% of the county’s total landmass. The Department has a wide variety of responsibilities including planning and stewardship, development, maintenance, management, and operation of all of the amenities, facilities, cultural and historic resources, and protected natural areas in the park system. In addition to managing these diverse functions, the Director of Parks oversees the Department’s 114-member Park Police Division. 
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Transportation Planner (11686, Grade J)
The Montgomery County Planning Department of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission is seeking an experienced manager with extensive local government planning  experience to lead and manage the day-to-day activities of transportation planning policies. The successful candidate will lead the formation of the County's transportation planning policies. The Transportation Policy Coordinator will work with the Department's travel forecasting team and multi- modal transportation staff to develop an overall approach to transportation to serve Montgomery County into the future, coordinating with County and State Transportation Agencies.
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To view available positions throughout the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, go to our Jobs Opportunities Bulletin.

M-NCPPC staff contact

Robbin Brittingham, Human Resources Manager
Management and Technology Services Division

Last updated: April 15, 2014