NNECAPA – Early Registration Open!

Northern New England Chapter – APA Now Open! Early bird registration for NNECAPA’s Annual Northern New England Planning Conference is now open: https://nne.planning.org/meetings/conference/ This year’s annual NNECAPA conference will be held November 13 -15, 2019 at the beautiful Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, NH. To celebrate the unique culture and economy of our region, the NNECAPA Conference Organizing Group (COG) is accepting proposals for sessions that focus on topics such as tourism, recreation, energy, housing, climate change, infrastructure, … Read more

CommuteWorks Coordinator – MASCO

MASCO (Medical Academic and Scientific Community Organization) is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing Boston’s Longwood Medical Area (LMA) for the benefit of those who live and visit the area by offering services like area planning and development, parking and transportation, a call center, and child care. Visit masco.org to learn more. Position Overview: MASCO is seeking a CommuteWorks Coordinator to be responsible for all operational activities for MASCO’s CommuteWorks transportation management association (TMA).  The … Read more

Zoning Ordinance Review and Update – City of Fitchburg

Proposal Documents available at http://www.ci.fitchburg.ma.us/764/CURRENT-SOLICITATIONS Introduction  The City of Fitchburg (hereinafter referred to as the “City”), acting through its Chief Procurement Officer, invites qualified proposers to submit sealed proposals for professional services associated with a Zoning Ordinance Review and Update. The current Zoning Ordinance was adopted by Fitchburg City Council in July 2001. Since then, the City has added amendments including several new zoning overlay districts. Within the current zoning ordinance (latest revisions March 1, … Read more

Transportation Systems Management Office Director – St. Paul, MN

MnDOT is seeking an experienced leader to oversee the implementation of its Office of Transportation System Management (OTSM) in providing various management support functions necessary to deliver MnDOT’s products and services. This senior manager plays a leadership role in innovative state and local multi-year capital and operating programs. This position will provide priority-setting, budgeting, scheduling, and constituent response and will interact with state staff, elected officials, and federal, state, and regional funding agencies and community … Read more

Planner I/Data Manager and Analyst – PVPC

Pioneer Valley Planning Commission Planner I/Data Manager and Analyst:  Seeking a collaborative professional to serve a primary role in managing, supplying, and analyzing data for ongoing planning initiatives through PVPC’s Regional Information and Policy Center. Candidates must have exceptional computer, research, and communication skills plus be creative, well organized and self-motivated.  Experience gathering data from U.S. Census bureau and other public websites is essential. Requires minimum of a BA in relevant discipline with 2 or … Read more

Monument Committee – City of Lowell

The City of Lowell is seeking candidates to join the Monument Committee. The Monument Committee shall establish policies governing the naming or dedication of public spaces, whether they be inside public buildings or on public grounds. The policy would include a standard application process; naming or dedication criteria; design guidelines; insurance and maintenance requirements; renaming or re dedication requests; and associated fees. Interested individuals should send a resume with cover letter to the Human Relations … Read more

Planning Director – Town of Wellesley

This is an opportunity for someone with a passion for planning to grow professionally and lead the Town of Wellesley on exciting and unique issues related to planning, zoning, economic development, preservation, growth and sustainability. The ideal candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be willing to take on the unique challenges Wellesley has to offer. Given its proximity to Boston, major highways, mixture of land use, preserved open space, and … Read more


It has been a long time coming! MAPD has finally entered the 21st century and now has a new, snappy looking website!  Please update the bookmarks in your browser (both on your desktop and mobile device)  to the following URL: : https://www.massplanning.org/.   Kindly note that we are still in the process of populating the new website with content. I would like extend a big shout out to Amanda Loomis, MAPD Treasurer for seeing this effort to fruition! … Read more

Community Planner/Engagement Specialist – City of Newton

Department:                            Planning & Development – Long Range Planning Starting Salary Range:         $61,893 – $65,655 Reports to:                                Chief of Long Range Planning JOB PURPOSE The position of Community Planner/ Engagement Specialist in the Department of Planning and Development will undertake a leadership role in facilitating a strong and effective voice for Newton’s community in planning for the future of their City. A strong planning background and experience in undertaking various forms of community engagement are essential … Read more

Economic Development Director – City of Newton

Department:                              Planning & Development Starting Salary Range:              $82,388 – $84,859 Reports to:                                 Director and Deputy Director of Planning & Development JOB PURPOSE Preparation and management of the City’s economic development work program; promotion and encouragement of business development in Newton; assistance to and facilitation of permitting requests from existing and new businesses; coordination and implementation of long- and short-range planning and marketing studies, and promotional materials; conducting studies and preparing of reports necessary for the … Read more