Town Planner – Pepperell, MA

 The Town of Pepperell seeks an energetic leader for the full-time position of Town Planner.  Under general direction of the Town Administrator and the Planning Board, the Town Planner plans, directs, manages, and oversees the functions, programs and operations of the Planning Department including economic development, planning, zoning, federal and state grants. The Town Planner also coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies.  The Town Planner supervises a part-time administrative assistant, interns and volunteers.

A bachelor’s degree in regional, urban or community planning, architecture, engineering, environmental science, public administration or closely related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in Town Planning and/or related duties is required. Master’s degree and/or American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is desirable.

Applicants with experience in seeking out and preparing grant applications, skilled in public relations; making presentations, writing reports and other communication practices will be given strong consideration.

Salary range is $69,500 – 91,000, depending on qualifications.  Generous benefits include three weeks of vacation, 12 holidays, and health insurance.

For complete job description, download here:  Town Planner

Position will remain open until filled. Submit resume and letter of interest to: Judy Palumbo, Human Resources, Town Hall, One Main Street, Pepperell, MA 01463, or email

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) Employer.