Senior Planner – Open Space

Website Montgomery County Planning Commission

The Montgomery County Planning Commission is hiring a Senior Planner specializing in Open Space planning. For more information view the full job  posting on


  • Develop expertise in trail development, open space acquisition, and conservation easements
  • Review subdivision and land development submissions for open space, trail and park related facilities
  • Work cooperatively with other staff, general public, and local officials
  • Manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and organize information
  • Participate in professional open space, conservation, and trail planning events
  • Write trail and open space grant applications
  • Serve as an important information resource to the staff on open space, trail, and park planning
  • Actively engage in professional development
  • Work on special Commission directed projects

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

  • Author and produce planning related documents such as, but not limited to, open space plans, comprehensive plans, greenway studies, and other reports
  • Have technical knowledge in open space acquisition, conservation easements, and trail planning and construction
  • Draft conservation and trail easements
  • Write zoning, land development, and subdivision regulations
  • Attend public meetings, day or evening


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