Assistant Town Planner – Town of Cohasset

The Town of Cohasset, an active waterfront community located on the South Shore, is currently looking for an Assistant Town Planner with a focus on sustainability. The team at the Town of Cohasset is known for being dynamic and collaborative, and we truly enjoy what we do. We are seeking a new team member who can hit the ground running and work in partnership with our talented colleagues and community, bringing new ideas and a positive attitude.

General Responsibilities: 

The Assistant Town Planner will coordinate and direct Town sustainability actions, manage the Zoning Board of Appeals, and support the Town Planner in other functions as assigned. In addition, the role involves locating funding opportunities for projects, writing proposals and solicitations for funding, and providing technical review of Zoning Board of Appeal applications. This position includes attending multiple evening meetings monthly in person and on Zoom.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred, in Public Management, Community Planning, Urban Studies, or related or commensurate experience.
  • Requires a minimum of three (3) years of experience in planning, community development, and/or grant writing/administration

Salary: $67,172 – $80,276 annually

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