Employment at the Maryland Department of Planning

​For more than 50 years, the Maryland Department of Planning (Planning) has cultivated a committed team of innovative and driven individuals dedicated to smart growth for environmental, historic and community resources, including the Chesapeake Bay, while simultaneously fostering development strategies that will enrich the future of Maryland's residents and communities.

Current Openings

(Recruitment #21-004470-0011), Filing Deadline: 9/21/2021 11:59 P.M. See full listing
(Recruitment #21-005405-0001​​), Filing Deadline: 9/24/2021 11:59 P.M. See full listing
PLANNER LEAD/ADVANCED: Demographic and Socio-Economic Planner
(Recruitment #21-001274-0001), Filing Deadline: 9/24/2021 11:59 P.M. See full listing
If you are interested in exploring current openings in other state agencies, please feel free to visit the State Online Employment Center.


Planning takes pride in partnering with local colleges and universities to provide year-round intern opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students. Students will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge in fields such as planning, GIS, geography and communications while gaining valuable experience. If you are interested in learning more about these opportunities, please email your resume and transcript to DLMDP-Employment_MDP@maryland.gov.

Planning staff contact

Human Resources
877-767-6272 toll-free
TTY Users: Maryland Relay

Learn more about the benefits of working for the state of Maryland.

Planning is proudly committed to fostering a culture that values a diverse work environment. Visit the websites linked below to learn more about the state’s resources for recruiting, retaining and promoting a diversified workforce.

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