Principal Planner Growth Management
Town of Barnstable
The Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts is a dynamic coastal community with a year-round population of 45,000 and a seasonal population of 150,000. Barnstable is a historic municipality comprised of seven distinct villages, including Hyannis, the economic, transportation, and government hub of Cape Cod.
The Town seeks a Principal Planner responsible for coordinating, organizing, and performing executive level work in the field of municipal planning. We are seeking a creative, team-oriented, and experienced professional capable of handling complex planning projects. The Principal Planner will be responsible for advising the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Historic Commissions on development reviews; contributing to long-range and village planning initiatives; and working collaboratively with the public, community stakeholders and other Town departments on planning, economic development, housing, and climate change resiliency issues.
Successful candidates will have advanced planning experience, strong presentation skills and the ability to communicate effectively. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in urban or regional planning, public administration, or a related field; and five years of progressively responsible experience in at least one of the following areas: physical planning, comprehensive planning, environmental planning, or community and economic development. A Master’s degree in one of the above planning fields may be substituted for one (1) years of experience.
$1335.28/wk ($69,434.52 annual) + benefits. Apply at www.town.barnstable.ma.us by 4/25/17. AA/EOE
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