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Job Opening: Environmental Planner
Department: Planning
Posting Date: August 3, 2022
Scheduled Hours: 8:30 – 4:30 Monday through Friday, 37.5 hours per week; air-conditioned office; out-of-office meetings and site visits; occasional night meetings

Position Description

The Environmental Planner is responsible for carrying out tasks including research, report preparation, and outreach for activities as set forth in the Department Work Program.

Essential Duties

Under general supervision of the Environmental Manager:

Serves as project planner on assigned projects

Prepares natural resource, coastal zone, sewage facilities, hazard mitigation, and other environmental plans as requested

Performs state-mandated sewage facilities planning module reviews

Prepares environmental components of municipal and/or multi-municipal comprehensive plans

Participates in regional environmental and watershed group committees

Develops grant applications

Provides technical assistance to municipalities concerning environmental issues and programs

Responds to public inquiries regarding environmental issues


Bachelor’s degree in planning or related field.

Ability to work in a team environment on a wide range of projects involving both public and private interests is essential.

Excellent written and oral skills; research skills; organizational and time management skills

Familiarity with the planning process at the local level.

One or two years of experience preferred.

Working knowledge of AGOL is a plus.

Physical Requirements: Sitting/standing at a desk; driving to meetings and field work.


To apply, please fill out our online application form.

Contact Us

  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000
  • webmaster@co.delaware.pa.us

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