Job listing Planner I Somerset County Maryland - Entry Level Opportunity


The Somerset County Commissioners are accepting applications for the full-time position of Planner I. The successful candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree in planning, geography or a related field; and have a valid Class C Driver’s License. Starting salary is $36,481 annually, with a full range of benefits. The job description may be found at the following link:

The successful candidate will administer the County’s Forest Conservation and Critical Area Programs and assist senior staff with a variety of tasks related to land use planning. Applicants must have knowledge of planning practices and principles and have the ability to interpret regulations, analyze information and prepare detailed written reports; and work well with the public and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

An application and a copy of the job description may be obtained from the Somerset County Human Resources Department during regular business hours, 8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, or from the County Website at

Completed applications must be returned to the Human Resources Department, 11916 Somerset Avenue, Room 214, Princess Anne, Maryland 21853. The position is open until filled, but first consideration will be given to applications received by 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 11, 2019.