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Planner II
MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
invites applications for the position of:
Planner II

SALARY: $38,880.00 - $61,691.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 03/07/18
CLOSING DATE: 03/21/18 11:59 PM

DESCRIPTION:
Open Recruitment

This classification performs professional work in the field of local, regional, state or transportation planning, at an advanced level of training. Under the general supervision of a higher-level Planner, the employee carries out research assignments independently, or assists in the completion of planning projects and participates in various phases of research and planning projects related to the development and utilization of land, water, transportation, community or natural resources. Duties include, but are not limited to: assisting in conducting research and studies to determine existing social or economic conditions in a community; conducting routine phases of the preparation and planning of the specific phases of a planning report or study; assisting in assembling economic and statistical data to be used as part of a comprehensive plan for the utilization of resources in a given area; and assisting in the review and reporting of the effects on proposed legislation on existing and contemplated development and planning programs.

The current vacancy exists at the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) in Baltimore, MD. The eligible list produced from this recruitment may be utilized to fill future Planner II positions within MDOT.

*Connecting You to Life's Opportunities*

QUALIFICATIONS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Planning.

Experience: None.

Notes:
1. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Planning and one year of planning experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

2. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a closely related field (* see below), and two years of planning experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

3. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in a closely related field (* see below), and one year of planning experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

4. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Ph.D. in a closely related field (* see below), may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

* Some related fields:
Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Geography, Economics, Public Finance, Public Administration, Urban Affairs, Sociology, Political Science, Regional Science, Natural Resources Administration, Environmental Science or Transportation Studies.

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
None.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
TO APPLY:
You must complete an MDOT (DTS-1) application to be considered for this recruitment. RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE MDOT EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of your application; therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part-time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for. If you have held more than one position at the same employer, please list each position that you held and the length of time that you held each position.

Selected candidates may be subject to background and reference checks. You may download an application, or you may apply online at www.mdot.maryland.gov/employment. If you need a paper application mailed to you, please call 410-865-1073.

Mail your application to: Recruitment and Examinations Unit, 7201 Corporate Center Drive, Hanover, MD 21076, or you may apply online at www.mdot.maryland.gov/employment. Your application must be received by March 21, 2018. Postmarks will not be accepted.

Applications sent without sufficient postage will not be accepted and will be returned. Applications sent through interoffice mail that are not received by the closing date will not be accepted. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please notify in advance. MD Relay Service Number (711). Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

The Maryland Department of Transportation is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

Applicants who have education obtained outside of the U.S. will be required to provide proof of the equivalent U.S. education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service, such as the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://www.naces.org) or World Education Services: International Credential Evaluation (https://www.wes.org/).

The incumbent in this position may be a member of a covered bargaining unit and may be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

MDOT does not discriminate based on age, ancestry, color, creed, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, or sexual orientation.

Issue date: March 7, 2018

Posted on: Wednesday, March 07, 2018
This listing expires on: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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