Planning Director – Town of Stow

The Town of Stow (population appx. 7,000) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Planning Director. This position is full-time, 37.5 hours, FLSA exempt, and is perfect for a dynamic, creative, and enthusiastic individual looking to make a big difference in a growing small town. In addition to three airports, four golf courses, four apple orchards, and two Christmas tree farms, several unique projects are in the pipeline, including a for-profit private academy, a public-private partnership that includes mixed-income housing, open space and recreational fields, a variety of transportation upgrades, as wells as a much anticipated Comprehensive Plan update.

Bachelor’s degree in Urban/Regional Planning, or a closely related field; Master’s Degree preferred. Five to seven (5-7) years of related experience preferably in a municipal or regional setting; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. AICP Certification is preferred. Must possess a valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.

Salary: Grade 7 of the Town’s Compensation and Wage Schedule, with a FY23 salary range of $71,585 to $93,901. Benefit eligible. Position open until filled with preference granted to resumes received by July 8, 2022. Send letter of interest and resume, in a single .PDF to careers@stow-ma.gov. For the full job description, please visit our website at www.stow-ma.gov.  AA/EOE.