Senior Environmental Planner

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Job Opening: Senior 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 Senior Planner is responsible for carrying out and taking the lead on 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:

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

Provides work guidance to Planners and Interns, as required

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

Participates in regional environmental and watershed group committees

Presents at regional meetings, conferences, and local events

Performs state-mandated sewage facilities planning module reviews

Develops grant applications

Provides technical assistance to municipalities concerning environmental issues and programs

Responds to public inquiries regarding environmental issues


Master’s degree in planning or related field, plus 2 years of experience; or bachelor’s degree in planning or related field, plus 4 years of applicable experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 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 communication skills; research skills; organizational and time management skills; familiarity with the planning process at the local level. Working knowledge of AGOL is a plus.


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

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