Senior Planner – Town of Watertown

The Town of Watertown is seeking to fill a dynamic position in a vision-focused Department of Community Development & Planning Department to provide technical assistance in the fields of housing, community planning and economic development, land use planning, zoning, project review, capital improvements, grants and working with the Planning Board, Board of Appeals and Watertown Housing Partnership.    Candidate must have familiarity with MGL Ch. 40A and HOME program funding.  The position involves daily interaction with the public and municipal officials requiring strong oral and written skills.


Bachelor’s degree in Planning or related field and 3 years experience, Master’s Degree preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated proficiency required in computer skills, and GIS skills strongly preferred and a valid Massachusetts driver’s license with good driving record.

Special Requirements

To apply a Town of Watertown application form is available at in the Document Center/Personnel tab or at the Personnel Department. An application form with resume and cover letter is accepted by email;; fax 1-617-923-8195 or at the Personnel Office, 149 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472. The recruitment is open until filled AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER