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Part-time Planner, Town of Wellesley


The Town of Wellesley Planning Department is seeking qualified candidates for a part-time (17.5 hours/week) Planner position. The Planning Department is responsible for various work related to the long-range and current planning of the Town, as well as the administration of zoning and land use regulations. Through this work, the staff of the Planning Department provides service directly to the Town’s Planning Board, Design Review Board, Historic District Commission, Historical Commission, and Denton Road Neighborhood District Commission, and works with various other Town boards on related work.

The selected candidate will be expected to be responsible for one or more of the various tasks for which the Department is responsible, with responsibilities evolving and changing over time to meet the demands of the Department and serviced boards. Attendance at one evening/night meeting a week may be necessary.

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or a related field or equivalent and the ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing. One year of experience in municipal planning or a related field or equivalent, and working knowledge of applicable laws pertaining to land use within a municipality are preferred. The ability to interact with the public and manage time effectively while prioritizing workflow are a must. The anticipated hiring range is $25.00 to $30.00 per hour and the position is not benefits eligible. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document or PDF to hr@wellesleyma.gov by July 2, 2017. Technical writing samples are welcomed and encouraged.

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