Principal Planner – Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District

The Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District (SRPEDD) Environmental Planning Department is seeking a proven project leader to advance our work program, contribute to agency goals, and engage in the work of enhancing environmental quality and resilience across Southeastern Massachusetts. Posted at the Principal Planner (P1) level, this position is designed for a serious candidate with real-world planning experience in the environmental or land use planning field after graduating with their MA/MS in the field of urban planning, regional planning, environmental science, or a related field. For this position, we are also seeking a candidate with background or strong interest in Greenhouse Gas reduction planning and policy development. See the full job description for specific essential duties and responsibilities, and information about salary ($70,000 – $75,000 depending on qualifications) and benefits here.

SRPEDD, the Regional Planning Agency for Southeastern Massachusetts, is a collegial workplace with experienced staff. We are looking for a proven self‐starter and independent worker who is equally at home in a collaborative working environment. SRPEDD’s work includes habitat restoration and watershed protection, climate and hazard mitigation planning, open space and recreation planning, climate pollution reduction planning, brownfield redevelopment, community master plans, regional transportation and bicycle projects, build‐out and fiscal impact scenarios, transit planning, zoning bylaws, drone surveys and 3D interior photography, economic development, infrastructure initiatives, and more. SRPEDD supports the four cities and 23 towns in our region to build community and enhance quality of life for all. Through careful collaboration, SRPEDD seeks to enhance equitable opportunities to envision and plan for the long‐term future, foster sustainable growth, and cultivate the systems and networks that emphasize social justice and community development.