I will be retiring from the Town of Scituate in the near future. I have been here for twenty years, and have greatly enjoyed the people, the work and the place. The Town is currently seeking applicants for two positions, a Director of Planning and Economic Development and a Town Planner. A short description of each job is found below. Links to more complete job descriptions are found on the Town website at
http://www.scituatema.gov/sites/scituatema/files/pages/job_description_-_town_planner.pdf . If you would like additional information about these positions, please contact Human Resources Director Stephen Salk at the e-mail below.
Laura Harbottle, AICP
Director of Planning and Development Town of Scituate
The Town of Scituate seeks qualified applicants for the newly created position of Director of Planning and Development. Responsible for coordinating and managing the operations of the following departments; Building and Zoning, Conservation, Planning and Economic Development. Oversee the regulatory function and enforcement for land development and management which includes planning, economic development, land use and acquisition, zoning, environmental and wetlands protection, conservation, historic preservation and housing initiatives. Work is performed within the requirements of state and local planning and land use laws, town bylaws and municipal codes and regulations. As a member of the senior management team, participates in setting the direction for the municipal organization, continually improve Town services, and appropriately allocate organizational resources across Town departments.
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, urban planning, economic development, engineering, or related field, and seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal administration, planning, regional planning, or community or economic development, including a minimum of three (3) years of administrative or supervisory responsibility; any combination of requisite education and experience. AICP certification strongly preferred. Salary DOQ. For a copy of the job description go to www.scituatema.gov<http://www.scituatema.gov>. Send cover letter, resume, completed application and three references to HR Director, firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> or mail to Human Resources Director, 600 Chief Justice Cushing Highway, Scituate, MA 02066. Position will start in mid-August. Open until filled. AA/EOE/ADA employer.
Town of Scituate
The Town of Scituate seeks qualified applicants for the position of Town Planner. Performs professional, technical and administrative work in planning and land use controls. Reporting to the Director of Planning and Development, with policy direction of the Planning Board, the Town Planner coordinates activities with other development review staff according to applicable Massachusetts General Laws, Town policies, Town bylaws and relevant state, federal and local regulations and standards.
Master's Degree in Planning or related field, and five (5) years of experience as a Town Planner or similar municipal government capacity. AICP strongly preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. This position is covered under the auspices of the Services Employees International Union, Local 888. Salary DOQ.
For a copy of the job description go to www.scituatema.gov<http://www.scituatema.gov>. Send cover letter, resume, completed application and three references to HR Director, firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> or mail to Human Resources Director, 600 Chief Justice Cushing Highway, Scituate, MA 02066. Open until filled. AA/EOE/ADA employer.
Laura Harbottle, AICP
600 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy
Scituate, MA 02066
The Town of Brookline is seeking qualified applicants for the position of
Community Planner. Among other tasks, this position will assist with the
preservation and creation of affordable housing and with administration and
oversight of the Town?s federal entitlement programs.
Resume and Cover Letter by May 5, 2017 to:
See the job description here:
The Ipswich Planning and Development Department is seeking a summer
planning intern. Please contact me for additional information.
978 356 6607 x2
Please see the Transportation Planner Position for Watertown:
April 6, 2017
SENIOR PLANNER-TRANSPORTATION COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING
The Community Development & Planning Department seeks an individual to provide planning analysis of transportation projects and initiatives, coordinates the Town's transportation functions, implementation of transportation management association (TMA), staff support to the Watertown Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee, prepares monthly information packages for the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals. This senior planner writes reports, reviews plans and legal documents and makes recommendations. Coordinates with the Department of Public Works, Mass DOT, MBTA and others. Coordinates transportation policy and planning efforts for the Town with private and non-profit developers as well as other Town and State offices. Supports other long and short range planning efforts.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning or Transportation Planning related field and 3 years of transportation planning experience, Masters Degree preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Computer skills and a valid Massachusetts driver's license with good driving record.
SALARY RANGE:$58,356 - $71,772, with an excellent benefit package
TO APPLY:A Town of Watertown application form is available at www.watertown-ma.gov in
the document center/personnel tab or at the Personnel Department. An application
form with resume and cover letter is accepted by email:
firstname.lastname@example.org; fax 1-617-923-8195 or at the Personnel Department,
149 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472
APPLICATION DEADLINE:Open until filled
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Gideon Schreiber, AICP
The Town of Grafton is accepting applications for the position of Assistant
Town Planner. Under the direction of the Town Planner, this position is
responsible for providing technical support to the Planning
Board/Department and performs a variety of duties related to current and
long-range planning and development within the Town. Assists with: review
of land use/development applications; updating of various Town development
regulations and plans; conducting studies and analyses regarding various
planning and development issues; and, providing technical assistance to
planning and development-related Town boards and committees. Familiarity
with Massachusetts Affordable Housing, Subdivision Control Law, and Zoning
Act (MGL c.40A) desirable. Strong oral and written communication skills,
and experience with word processing, spreadsheets, and databases is
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor?s Degree in Planning, Geography, Public
Administration or related field, and three years of planning-related
experience, preferably in municipal government. A Master?s Degree in one
of the above fields may be substituted for two years of experience. Salary
range: $34,811 ? $59,179, with benefits, DOQ.
Please submit resume, cover letter, and a Town of Grafton employment
application (available at Town Hall or online at grafton-ma.gov) to: Joseph
Laydon, Town Planner, Grafton Planning Department, 30 Providence Road,
Grafton MA, 01519, or by email to email@example.com. The deadline for
applications is May 3, 2017. The Town of Grafton is an equal opportunity
Grafton Memorial Municipal Center
30 Providence Road
Grafton, MA 01519
Phone (508) 839-5335 x1144
Fax (508) 839-4602
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The Town of Medway has issued a Request for Proposal for consulting services for an update to Medway's Open Space and Recreation Plan.
The RFP is available at: http://www.townofmedway.org/sites/medwayma/files/uploads/request_for_proposal_-_update_to_medway_open_space_and_recreation_plan_4-6-17_1.pdf
Proposals are due May 1, 2017.
Susan E. Affleck-Childs
Planning and Economic Development Coordinator
Town of Medway
155 Village Street
Medway, MA 02053
The Town of Hudson is soliciting proposals from a qualified consultant (s) to conduct an assessment of a Town-owned property for potential reuse as affordable housing.
Here is the link to available RFQ
Kristina Johnson, AICP
Asst. Director of Planning &
Town of Hudson, MA
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New Bedford City Planner
The City of New Bedford is embarking on a series of significant new planning initiatives for which it seeks an experienced, visionary and talented city planner. From the adoption of new form-based zoning and the generation of a new Waterfront Plan with Urban Renewal Areas to the development of an Innovation District, New Bedford is embracing new opportunities that demand a professional planner with exceptional skills.
The City Planner will be expected to lead the City's planning office, a division of the Department of Planning, Housing & Community Development, working with City boards and overseeing staff while participating as a team player in city development projects and community initiatives.
New Bedford has a residency requirement and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
The Environmental/Urban Planner will work on a range of tasks associated with planning activities and project permitting, including:
Seeking full-time planner to provide technical & administrative staff support for the Historic Districts Commission, the Community Preservation Committee and Historical Commission; conducts assigned studies & projects; may serve as technical staff support for special committees. Duties require strong communication and excellent customer service skills. Requires an equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in planning, architecture, historic preservation or related field with 5 years of related experience; or, Master's degree with 2 years of related experience. Hiring Salary range: $58,410 to $88,110 and benefits. EOE
For required application form & further info, visit www.concordma.gov/jobs<http://www.concordma.gov/jobs> or contact Personnel Dept. Concord Town House, 978-318-3025
Marcia Rasmussen, ASLA
Director of Planning & Land Management
Town of Concord
141 Keyes Road - Concord, MA 01742
phone: (978) 318-3290