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Assistant Town Planner, Town of Grafton

Assistant Town Planner

Town of Grafton

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 required.

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 laydonj@grafton-ma.gov. The deadline for applications is May 3, 2017. The Town of Grafton is an equal opportunity employer.

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