Planner – Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission

The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) in east-central Vermont is seeking an energetic, multi-faceted Planner as part of our team of professional staff.

The Planner will be responsible for individual projects, as well as assisting other planning staff. General planning duties include writing comprehensive plans, hazard mitigation plans, zoning and subdivision bylaws; grant writing and management; and natural resource planning.

Candidates must have excellent public speaking skills, be adept at written communication, be proficient in Microsoft Office, have a public service-attitude and sense of humor, a high degree of operating independently, and have the ability to grasp technical concepts quickly. A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in planning, natural sciences, or a related field. A master’s degree, AICP or CFM certification, or experience in social media, GIS, grant management, or land use planning is desired. The position requires a reliable vehicle and attendance at night meetings. Partial remote work is possible.

TRORC’s service area is comprised of 30 towns in east-central Vermont with a combined population of 56,000. While most of the region is quite rural, we also have excellent recreational assets, very low unemployment and a variety of cultural and educational opportunities. TRORC’s offices are beautifully located on a conserved farm on the outskirts of Woodstock, Vermont.

Candidates are encouraged to learn more about TRORC at

Starting salary is $48-60k, depending on education and experience, accompanied by an outstanding benefits package.

Applicants must submit the following by email to as separate pdfs: a cover letter stating desired salary, three references with phone and email contacts, a resume, and a writing sample.

Cover letter should be addressed to:
Peter G. Gregory, AICP, Executive Director
Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission
128 King Farm Road
Woodstock, VT 05091

Position open until filled. TRORC is an equal opportunity employer.