Planner II or Senior Planner – MAPC

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) seeks candidates for the position Planner II or Senior Planner in Regional Housing + Land Use to join the agency’s Housing Working Group within the Land Use Department. Especially given the impact of the COVID emergency on people’s work and home schedules, the hiring team is open to considering candidates for either full-time or part-time employment.

The ideal candidate has a passion for housing as a tool to advance equity and create great places; expertise in Affordable Housing development, ability to build development pro formas, knowledge of a range of federal and state housing programs and Massachusetts zoning; and experience working independently and collaboratively. This individual will work to expand housing choice and opportunity in the Metro Boston region through inclusionary development policy and other zoning initiatives, specific recommendations pertaining to housing funding and programming opportunities, or establishment of new municipal or regional entities to deploy these strategies and meet need. The Planner will also work from time to time on efforts to develop or improve state and federal policies that will advance MAPC’s housing goals. The Planner will report to the Chief of Housing + Neighborhood Development.
This is an opportunity to work as part of a dynamic, interdisciplinary, and innovative team of professionals who are committed to building a more sustainable and equitable future for Metro Boston.

Apply online at Please attach a cover letter and resume. If you are interviewed, you will be asked to submit 3 references plus a writing sample and an example of your design skills (flyer, rendering, presentation, site plan, model, rendering, or other visual materials. A review of applications will begin immediately. The position is open until filled. Candidates must have legal authorization to work in the USA and a valid driver’s license and/or the ability to arrange transportation to meetings in different parts of the region.

MAPC is an EOE/AA Employer. We take pride in the diversity of our workforce and encourage all qualified persons to apply.