Career & Internship Opportunities
The City of Baltimore government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and our people are our most important asset.
In the Department of Planning, most of the positions are Civil Service positions classified as a City Planner I, City Planner II, or City Planner Supervisor. The Department also has support positions including: Human Resources, Fiscal Administration, and Office Support Specialists. Additionally, the agency occasionally has leadership positions that are non-civil service.
For questions, please email Nichole Stewart, Assistant Director.
The Department currently has Planner II openings in multiple divisions, including Land Use and Urban Design, Community Planning & Revitalization, CHAP, and Sustainability. For any City Planner II role listed below, apply for the City Planner II position on Workday.
A City Planner II performs planning projects of a complex, innovative and creative nature independently. Work of this class involves no supervisory duties or responsibilities but may involve work as a project leader.
Incumbents receive minimal supervision from a technical superior. Employees in this class work a conventional workweek that may include evening and weekend hours. Work is performed in an office where normal working conditions are encountered. Work requires minimal physical exertion.
Greening Coordinator (City Planner II)
The Community Planning and Revitalization Division is seeking a qualified Greening Coordinator to manage work elements related to neighborhood greening initiatives. Working as part of Baltimore’s Green Network team, the Greening Coordinator partners with community groups, and residents to design greening plans, develop community outreach materials, gather community feedback, and identify partnership opportunities for project implementation. In addition, the Greening Coordinator performs contract and grant management functions that include seeking out, applying for, and managing grants; procuring contractors to perform necessary greening work; managing project budgets; and preparing and submitting quarterly reports on expenditures and performance measures. The ideal candidate will have a background in landscape architecture, community organizing, and a successful track record of applying for, securing, and managing grants.
Climate and Resilience Planner (City Planner II)
Historic Preservation Planner (City Planner II)
The Historical and Architectural Preservation Division is seeking a qualified Historic Preservation Planner to manage work elements related to historic preservation activities. Working as part of the Historical and Architectural Preservation Division, the Historic Preservation Planner manages historic preservation design review for local historic districts and landmarks, coordinates with neighborhood associations in problem solving, presents staff reports to the Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation, and coordinates with the Department of Housing and Community Development in code enforcement within local historic districts.
The Grants Specialist postition involves developing, administering, and monitoring Pimlico Local Impact Aid spending plans and the Northwest Neighborhood Grant Program, as well as providing support to Pimlico Community Development Authority (PCDA), the appointed local advisory body to provide oversight and input on the annual spending plans.
The Baltimore City Office of Sustainability is recruiting for a Reimagine Middle Branch Program Manager to significantly enhance the implementation of projects and programs identified within the Reimagine Middle Branch (“RMB”) Plan. This position and many aspects of the RMB Plan are financed by the Casino Local Impact Fund program, for community development purposes that benefit South Baltimore.
The Department of Planning is searching for a Clean Corps Program Manager to support the underinvested neighborhoods for the initiative, which includes building trust with the neighborhood leaders, the Department of Public Works, and other city agencies and other stakeholders. The Program Manager will conduct on-site visits to strengthen connections and monitor the work under the grant agreement. They will maintain regular communication with neighborhood leaders to support them and to enhance the project’s success, including providing training and technical support to maintain compliance with the City.
How to Apply
For open positions, you must apply via the Workday link. The link will prompt applicants to create a Workday profile. Learn more about how to apply as an external candidate.
Existing City of Baltimore applicants should not create a new profile, but follow the “Internal Applicant” job aid to apply to the position of interest. Learn more about how to apply as an external candidate.
Please check our website frequently to see when new positions are listed and apply to all the position(s) you qualify for.
- Minimum requirements for City Planner I
- Minimum requirements for City Planner II
- Minimum requirements for City Planner Supervisor
- How to apply as an internal candidate.
- How to apply as an external candidate.
You can also view other open career opportunities with Baltimore City.