The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George's Planning Department is seeking a Planner Coordinator in the Historic Preservation Section. The ideal candidate will have a master's degree in Historic Preservation planning or architectural history or equivalent disciplines related to the job functions and at least three years of progressively responsible professional-level planning experience, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. At the Planner Coordinator level, the individual in this position is an experienced professional planner who will be primarily responsible for management and coordination of the Implementation Plan associated with the 2010 Historic Sites and Districts Plan, and will participate in other aspects of the Historic Preservation Commission's work program including but not limited to Historic Area Work Permit (HAWP) applications, Preservation Tax Credit applications, and will participate as a team member in the development
of historic preservation elements for Planning Department master plan and section plan projects.
Candidates for this position should meet appropriate qualifications for professional preservation planning, especially including a strong background in the history of vernacular architecture, experience in conducting architectural surveys, undertaking Section 106 review or compliance work, the preparation of National Register nominations, heritage tourism initiatives, and other historic preservation-related plans and studies. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience in developing and implementing complex preservation planning projects and will have experience in team leadership, and successful project initiation and management. A successful candidate must also have substantial analytical skills that reflect "best practices" in historic preservation and excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to negotiate in a clear and persuasive manner.
Preferred Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, ArcGIS
Note: The Historic Preservation Section provides support to the Prince George's County Historic Preservation Commission (HPC), an appointed board that meets one evening each month, and also provides technical support to the Prince George's County Planning Department and the
Prince George's County Planning Board.
Master's degree in planning, architecture, parks, engineering, environmental science, or equivalent disciplines related to job function and three years of progressively responsible professional level planning experience at the journey level; OR an equivalent combination of