Senior Planner – Town of Billerica

The Town of Billerica is looking for a Senior Planner to assist in the operations of the Planning and Community Development office under the direction of the Director and provides a wide range of development and land use planning activities including plan review, project conformance review, duties related to board and commission staffing, plan creation and implementation, and a variety of other planning and economic development projects as needed. This position will provide primary support for the Planning Board under the supervision of the Director.

o    Works with applicants and reviews applications on behalf of the Planning Board

o    Provides staff support and technical expertise as required by the Department or the boards relating to applications, zoning, procedure, etc.

o    Conducts on-site field inspections of development projects (pre- and post- construction)

o    Assists in the review and evaluation of development and zoning proposals; assists with conformance review of permitted site plans; and prepares staff reviews for projects before other boards and commissions;

o    Assists in the development of neighborhood or other town-wide plans.

o    Assists with special projects as needed including grant applications, public outreach and education, economic development,

o    Conducts research and prepares reports and GIS maps relative to planning and economic development topics

o    Provides primary support for the Planning Board under the supervision of the Director.

Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent thereof, in Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a closely related field in addition to two years of planning and/or construction project management experience. A Master’s degree in a related field is preferred.  Salary Range:  $81,866-$96,755

Link to full Description:  http://ma-billerica.civicplus.com/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=97&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Senior-Planner-227

Resume and Cover letter can be submitted to the Assistant Town Manager, Clancy Main at cmain@town.billerica.ma.us.