Town Planner – Town of Sterling

The Town of Sterling (population appx. 8,200) is seeking a full-time Town Planner. The Planner should be a subject matter expert in potential land use concept, ideas, and plans, providing professional, management, and technical work assisting a wide range of Town Boards/Committees/Departments with all aspects of land use planning including zoning, site plan, growth management and subdivision matters as delineated by state statute, local by-laws, local subdivision rules and regulations.

Qualifications for this positions a Bachelors’ degree in Planning or a related planning field or a Master’s degree in Planning or a related field plus 5-7 years’ experience in municipal or regional planning or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience are required. AICP Certification is preferred. Valid driver’s license; must be able to drive a motor vehicle. Excellent knowledge and understanding of local and state regulations, MGL, Subdivision Rules and Regulations, The Zoning Act, Town Bylaws, the ANR handbook, Municipal Planning and Subdivision Legislation, Open Meeting Law and Robert’s Rules.

For a full job description please go to Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume to Town Administrator, 1 Park Street, Sterling, MA 01564. Priority Deadline June 24, 2022. Sterling is an EOE/AA employer.