Planning Technician – Town of Danvers

The Town of Danvers seeks applications for the part-time benefitted position of Planning Technician with the Planning Division. The Town of Danvers is a reputable Town on the North Shore, providing a supportive and welcoming environment for Town staff – including a commitment to professional development and policies to support a good work/life balance. The Planning Technician performs a variety of paraprofessional planning tasks at the public counter, in the office, and in the field including review of a wide variety of land use and development proposals, basic file research, file maintenance, and map reading.

Minimum qualifications include two (2) years of technical experience, at least six (6) months of which was spent providing support in an environmental, planning, mapping, architectural, civil engineering, or other related agency.

Bachelor’s degree with coursework completed in urban and regional planning, environmental studies, civil engineering, and/or physical and social sciences is preferred; or, any equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid driver’s license required. For a full job description, please visit our website

This position works 25 hours per week. Union position (Grade 13) pay scale starting at $28.1930/Hourly, with the ability to move through scale (via step system) to the max step at $36.9080/Hourly. Hiring range DOQ. Excellent benefits.

To apply please send a Town application, resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 1 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923; or by email to  Applications will be accepted until position is filled. An EOE/AA employer.