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  • Monday, December 03, 2018 12:22 PM | Anonymous

    The Town of Southbridge’s Economic Development and Planning Department is seeking a full-time CDBG Coordinator. Please click link for the job description and method to apply:

    If you have any questions about the position, you can contact the Economic Development and Planning Director Rosemary Scrivens at (508) 764-5402 or by email at

  • Monday, December 03, 2018 9:05 AM | Daphne Politis

    Barrett Planning Group has openings for a full-time Planner I and part-time planning assistant. Duties, basic requirements, and minimum qualifications can be viewed at I will accept resumes until the positions are filled. After January 1, 2019, we will be moving to a new office in Plymouth, Massachusetts to accommodate the growth of this firm. Commuting to Plymouth will be required, but after six months of successful work experience, employees who are able to work from home may be approved for telecommuting for part of the work week.   

    Resumes, cover letters, and writing samples should be sent to me by email at No phone calls, please.

  • Wednesday, February 07, 2018 10:33 PM | Daphne Politis

    The Medway Redevelopment Authority and the Town of Medway Community and Economic Development Department seek proposals from qualified planning/zoning/urban design consultants or consultant teams to develop a new section of the Medway Zoning Bylaw to implement the vision for the redevelopment of Medway’s Oak Grove area as articulated in the recently completed Oak Grove Area Urban Renewal Plan.

    The RFP is available for review at:

    The Oak Grove Area Urban Renewal Plan may be viewed at:

    Proposals are due by 10 am on Monday, February 26, 2018. 


    Susy Affleck-Childs

    Susan E. Affleck-Childs

    Planning and Economic Development Coordinator

    Town of Medway

    155 Village Street

    Medway, MA 02053


    Town of Medway – A Massachusetts Green Community

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  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018 2:54 PM | Leonardi Aray (Administrator)

    The Town of Fairhaven has posted the job opening for the Director of Planning & Economic Development.

    For more information, see this link:

    Due date for resumes is February 26, 2018.

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018 12:02 PM | Daphne Politis

    MAPC is hiring! The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) seeks candidates for the position of Regional Housing Planner to join the agency's Housing Working Group within the Land Use Department. The ideal candidate has a passion for housing as a tool to advance equity and to create great places. This individual will collaborate with the Chief Housing Planner and other staff to expand housing choice and opportunity in the Metro Boston region through housing production, preservation, master planning, equitable transit-oriented development, zoning, urban design, and other initiatives. The Planner will also work with colleagues on expanding expertise on best practices, Fair Housing, economic development, public policy, and other areas as described in the job description here:

  • Friday, December 08, 2017 4:58 PM | Daphne Politis

    Regional Planner (Associate to Principal Level)

    The Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) seeks a qualified candidate for a full-time mid- to upper-level position to assist with energy and environmental programs and projects as well as have experience in urban design or architecture. This position, at the associate or principal planner level, will help administer the agency's Green Energy Program including grants administration, assist with stormwater, sustainability, and other environmental programs, and utilize their experience and proficiency in urban design or architecture to develop site plans and renderings for a variety of projects.

    Required qualifications include a master's degree in planning or an equivalent degree with five to seven years of relevant and progressively responsible experience, excellent communication skills including writing and speaking (telephone, one-to-one, and small group meetings) are a must. Candidates should possess some knowledge and experience of energy, environmental, and smart growth policy and programs in Massachusetts and have a strong interest in these areas. Housing, economic development, and long-range planning including open space planning are all desirable skill sets. Experience with core computer programs such as MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint are a must and experience with specialized programs such as SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign are also strongly preferred.

    Strong candidates will possess project management skills, organizational skills, creative and critical thinking skills, strong communication skills, design skills, and the ability to thrive in a team environment.

    Starting salary range between $55k and $63k. In addition to compensation, CMRPC offers a great work environment and an excellent benefits package.

    If you can bring energy, expertise, and a strong work ethic to CMRPC in this capacity, please submit your resume, three professional references, and a cover letter stating your qualifications by Friday, December 29, 2017, to Janet Pierce, Executive Director, c/o CMRPC, 2 Washington Square, Union Station, Worcester, MA 01604 or email<>

    CMRPC is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religious creed, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran's status and/or ancestry.

    Christopher J. Ryan, AICP
    Community Development Manager
    Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission
    2 Washington Square, Union Station
    Worcester, MA  01604-4016
    Tel: 508.459.3315  |  Fax: 508.792.6818

  • Wednesday, November 22, 2017 8:53 PM | Daphne Politis

    The City of Easthampton is currently seeking applicants for the position of
    City Planner. 

    Easthampton is a vibrant small city located in the heart of the Pioneer
    Valley of Western MA, with an active and engaged citizenry. Historically an
    industrial mill town, Easthampton has a growing arts scene, revitalized
    mills, fantastic natural areas like the Mount Tom Range and the Connecticut
    River, and much, much more. It is a great city to be a planner in! 

    Interested applicants can find a full copy of the job posting on the city?s
    website at

  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017 7:06 PM | Daphne Politis

    The City of Holyoke is seeking the services of a planning firm or a
    planning individual who can assist in developing a Community Preservation
    Plan that complies with Section 5 (b)1 of the Community Preservation Act.
    Technical and Fee proposals shall be received by the City no later than
    2:00 p.m. December 1, 2017 eastern standard time.   
    Andrew B. Smith
    *Holyoke Conservation & Sustainability Director*

  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017 7:02 PM | Daphne Politis

    Staff Planner - New Bedford
    The City of New Bedford is accepting applications for Staff Planner, salary $46,853 - $58,571, in the Department of Planning, Housing and Community Development.  The Staff Planner serves as a supportive planning professional performing a variety of administrative, technical and professional tasks in providing staff support to the City Planner and Department Head.  Performs technical reviews and develops staff reports, undertakes analysis of land development applications and plans as may be assigned as staff support to the Planning Board and operation of the division. Bachelor's degree in urban or regional planning, architecture, urban design, geography or closely related discipline desirable, as well as two years of experience in urban planning or a closely related field. Job description is attached here.  For job description and application, please visit:<> or contact the Personnel Department at (508) 979-1444. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO

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