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5/4/2018 - Assistant Planner - Department of Planning

Assistant Planner
Department of Planning
Starting Salary: $33,258

Duties: Under direction of a supervisor, assists in the development of land use plans for municipal, county, regional, and metropolitan land areas or portions thereof; conducts surveys in an area and gathers and interprets information; prepares maps representing existing and proposed land use and other data for submission or presentation to state, municipality, or county; assists in the coordination and administration of planning programs and activities; designs and prepares charts representing land use planning data; may assist in designing and drafting proposals and prepare graphic information; does other related duties as required. GIS and graphics capabilities are a plus.

Requirements: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree including or supplemented by 21 semester hour credits in professional planning subjects.* One (1) year of professional experience in municipal, county, regional, or state planning.** Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. Possession of a valid New Jersey driver’s license.

*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.

**Possession of a Master’s degree in Planning from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of indicated experience.


Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

Note: Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness screenings and criminal background checks.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to:

Brittany Wiita, Confidential Assistant
Department of Personnel
Brittanywi@co.cumberland.nj.us or fax to 856-453-0361

Application Deadline: May 25, 2018


The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer striving for diversity in the workplace.