Town Planner – Town of Wayland

Position Title:                                    Town Planner
Department:                                      Planning Department
Union/Grade:                                    G-8 / AFSCME
Salary Range:                                    $79, 537 – 104,750

Description of Position:

Town of Wayland seeks qualified innovative candidates for the full-time Town Planner position.

Primary responsibilities are to support the Town Manager, Planning Board, and Select Board in matters related to planning, housing, and economic/community development.  Town Planner assists the Planning Board in reviewing and evaluating applications (ANRs, Subdivisions, Site Plan Approval, Special Permits, Scenic Roads, etc.) and fulfilling all of its statutory and regulatory obligations.  Keeps the Town Manager and Planning Board apprised and up-to-date on municipal matters and on changes in land use laws and regulations.

Town Planner provides support to the Town Manager, Planning Board, and Select Board in developing recommendations for growth and development in the Town.  Supports Planning Board in developing required statutorily authorized plans such as:  Town Master Plan, Housing Production Plan, and other visioning documents as may be requested. Provides support for revisions to Zoning Bylaws and regulations. 

Recommended Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in planning or a related field of endeavor; Master’s Degree preferred. 

Experience: An additional four (4) years of related experience may be substituted for the planning degree requirement.

Licenses/Certificates: Must possess a valid driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle; American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification is preferred.

Apply to: Please submit a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Manager, Town of Wayland, 41 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778 or  The Town of Wayland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.