Career Opportunities

Development Coordinator

Reports to:

This individual reports to the Director, Development

Job Summary:

This position entails administrative support of the Director, Development and members of the development team. The objective of the position is to assist in moving land development projects through the site approval process, obtain construction permits, and assist the Director, Development in responding to interdepartmental requests related to land use, land development, zoning and building code issues.

Job Duties:

  • Apply for and secure permits
  • Aid in coordination and processing of development plans, construction documents, development agreements, and related materials
  • Track projects as they move through the development review and approval process
  • Maintain permits and securities database, prepare monthly expiration reports, and follow up with development and construction team members to ensure that approvals do not lapse.
  • Correspond regularly, as directed by the Vice President, Development, with the development team, including in-house members and consultants to insure team coordination
  • Receive, distribute and maintain records of all development paperwork and design materials, and insure that records are current at all times
  • Review and recommend approval of miscellaneous development invoices
  • Assist with the preparation and presentation of weekly status briefings to senior management
  • Occasionally organize and attend public forums, some of which are after-hours

Roles and Responsibilities:

This is an administrative position with associated entry level management responsibilities which has the primary function of supporting the Vice President, Development and members of the development team as they seek to obtain approvals of land development projects. The roles and responsibilities of the position include:

  • Development plan and building permit coordination including preparing and filing development plan and building permit applications and tracking of the same
  • Filing, organization, and upkeep of project files including electronic and paper files with the primary objective of insuring that project files are continuously current
  • Administrative support for the Vice President, Development
  • General support for interdepartmental needs pertaining to construction plans, land development, land use, zoning, and building code issues

Job Qualifications:

Bachelor of science or bachelor of arts degree with a minimum of 5 years experience processing, coordinating and tracking applications for land development projects, with corresponding administrative experience. Must possess strong oral and written communication skills. Must demonstrate the ability to work both within a team and independently on assigned tasks, including unsupervised work off-premises. Due to the public nature of the development process, the position requires diplomacy and discretion. Individual must be able to operate basic office equipment such as a computer, scanner, copier, cellular telephone, etc., be a proficient typist and demonstrate good organizational skills. Must posses a driver’s license. Work duties will take place on and off premises including office and field settings and includes some heavy lifting and transporting of various materials.


To apply for the above positions:

Email your resume and cover letter to

Or Fax your cover letter and resume to: 410-369-1880

Or mail your cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources
St. John Properties
2560 Lord Baltimore Drive
Baltimore, MD 21244