Executive Director – Merrimack Valley Planning Commission

The MVPC is seeking applications for the position of Executive Director. The MVPC is the regional planning agency for a diverse region of approximately 270 square miles in the northeastern corner of Massachusetts. The Commission provides myriad planning services including land use, transportation, environmental, energy, hazard mitigation, and economic development as well as administering a variety of regional programs. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall leadership, direction, administration, coordination, and implementation of all … Read more

Zoning Planner – Town of Braintree

The Staff Planner is an entry level professional position within the Department of Planning and Community Development reporting directly to the Director and in their absence, the Assistant Director. Duties include responding to public inquiries and advising developers, builders, realtors, citizens and property owners on items relating to zoning, subdivision, site plan review, rules and regulations, and the interpretation of Massachusetts General Laws relating to planning and zoning. Additional duties as needed to make recommendations … Read more

Associate Planner/ Code Compliance Officer (Planner I) – Cranston RI

CITY OF CRANSTON, RHODE ISLAND ANNOUNCES AN OPEN PROMOTIONAL AND COMPETITIVE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION FOR: ASSOCIATE PLANNER / CODE COMPLIANCE OFFICER (PLANNER I) Starting Salary:         $55,201.15 (Step 1 of 6 salary steps)              Maximum:     $70,324.80 Application package (application, cover letter and current resume) must be filed on or before 4:30 PM, December 2nd, 2019, in the Office of the Personnel Director, Room 107, Cranston City Hall, 869 Park Avenue, Cranston, RI 02910. Applications are available … Read more

Planning Data Analyst – City of Cambridge Community Development Department

Under the direction of the Senior Planning Information Manager, the Planning Data Analyst will provide data analysis and visualization support to the 60 staff person Community Development Department.  The Planning Data Analyst will work across the department to help scope, execute and communicate data related projects.  This position recognizes the expanding needs of the Department and will help enhance the role of data analysis in supporting CDD’s mission. Tasks include the collection, analysis, and distribution … Read more

Transportation Planner I/II  – MAPC

Description The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) seeks a Transportation Planner who will work on a wide variety of projects and policies in Greater Boston to encourage more of the region’s trips to involve public transit, bicycling, walking, and electric vehicles. The Planner will report to the Assistant Director of the Transportation Department, and will work on a variety of topics, including bike share, micro-mobility, transportation demand management, parking, transportation finance, climate change, dedicated bus … Read more

City-wide Bicycle Facilities Master Plan – City of Pittsfield

The City of Pittsfield (Massachusetts) seeks proposals from qualified firms or individuals to undertake a planning process to develop a City-wide bicycle facilities master plan. The City desires to develop a safe and accessible City-wide network that accommodates transportation by bicycle for all users, whether travelling to work, shopping, or leisure.  Through efforts to adopt Complete Streets policies City-wide and to design roadway projects with complete streets elements on North and Tyler Streets, it is … Read more

Planning for Housing: Using the APA Policy Guide on Housing! – Webcast

Housing is often a backdrop, shaping our communities and regions. But planners face many challenges in order to adequately address the availability and affordability of housing. Explore the recently adopted APA Policy Guide on Housing to learn about ways you can change the conversation in your community and advance actionable, inclusive policies, including those found in the Planning Home Action Agenda. This webcast is hosted by APA’s Massachusetts Chapter. Fri, Nov 22, 2019 1:00 PM … Read more

Senior Planner – Current Planning – Town of Manchester

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Under general direction coordinates the zoning and subdivision plan review process and performs technical work in connection with studies and recommendations relating to the physical development of the Town.  Manchester is a vibrant, diverse and growing small city of nearly 60,000 people 10 miles east of Hartford. DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Considerable knowledge of the principles of planning and zoning administration.  Some knowledge of civil engineering, landscape architecture, environmental planning and/or site … Read more

Planning Manager – City of Nashua

Nashua, New Hampshire is a vibrant, thriving former mill town that was first settled in 1655 and officially declared a city in 1853.  Situated along the Merrimack and Nashua Rivers, the “Gate City” is the doorway to New Hampshire from Massachusetts, and 45 minutes from Boston.  With a population of 89,000 residents inhabiting 32 square miles, Nashua is New Hampshire’s 2nd largest city.  Surrounded by towns sporting quintessential colonial New England charm, Nashua serves as … Read more

Economic Development Coordinator – Town of Leicester

The Town of Leicester is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Economic Development Coordinator. The Economic Development Coordinator is responsible for promoting and fostering business and economic development in the Town. The Economic Development Coordinator will work with individuals and companies to establish, relocate and/or expand their businesses in Town. The position will assist with the planning and coordination of community development projects, local and state permitting and licensing processes and Town … Read more