Principal Planner – Land Use and Zoning Focus – CMRPC

The Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission, serving 40 communities in Southern Worcester County, seeks an experienced, innovative, and team-oriented professional land use planner at a level commensurate with experience to join its multi-disciplinary Regional Collaboration and Community Planning staff.  This division provides a broad spectrum of support and technical services, including community and economic development planning; energy and environmental planning; open space and recreation planning; zoning bylaw and subdivision regulation writing and technical assistance; master … Read more

Senior Planner – Town of Wellesley

The Senior Planner supports the Planning Director in carrying out municipal planning, zoning and subdivision programs under the provisions of state law and the Town Bylaws.  The incumbent performs a variety of complex technical and professional work in the current and long range planning of the Town, including the development and implementation of land use policies and regulations; assisting the Director in staff and consultant supervision; providing staff support for the Planning Board, Design Review … Read more

Arts & Culture Planning Intern – MAPC

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council seeks an Arts & Culture Planning Intern for MAPC’s Arts & Culture Department. The Arts & Culture Department is a team of planners and artists dedicated to engaging arts and culture in promoting smart growth and livability. The Intern will assist planners with research, writing, design work, mapping, community engagement, and/or data collection that enhances the planning and policy priorities of the Department. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of … Read more

Senior Zoning Manager, City of Cambridge

Senior Zoning Manager, City of Cambridge Community Development Department Reporting to the Director of Zoning and Development, the Senior Zoning Manager will be responsible for overseeing the study and preparation of zoning proposals to advance the land use plans, policies, and objectives of the City. Specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following: Developing and analyzing zoning ordinances on a range of complex land use and urban development topics. Recent topics have … Read more

APA-MA/MAPD Movie N’ Meetup

APA-MA/MAPD Movie N’ Meetup! The movie is “Human Scale”  View the Official Trailer  When:          October 10th, 7:00 pm Where:        MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning Sponsors:  APA-MA, Mass. Association of Consulting Planners, MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning and Mass. Association of Planning Directors. Click here for more information and to register  

SNEAPA Registration has opened!

 After reviewing a record 95+ session proposals, the SNEAPA Committee is very excited about this year’s program. View Thursday’s Sessions and Friday’s Sessions to see for yourself! We’ll also have four mobile workshops exploring Springfield’s downtown redevelopment, visiting Springfield’s new murals, touring a recreational and medical cannabis facility, and learning about brownfield redevelopment in Chicopee.  These tours sell out fast so register today to reserve your spot! Online registration closes on October 11th, so register today here View the 2019 Registration Rates … Read more

Planner/Conservation Agent – City of Salem

The City of Salem seeks qualified and highly motivated planner to join 15-person planning and community development department. Duties include providing technical assistance to Conservation Commission; preparing grant applications; managing projects; undertaking strategic planning initiatives; and working with residents and neighborhood groups. Ideal candidate has strong written and verbal communication skills; familiarity with Wetlands Protection Act, climate resiliency, land use and zoning; computer and interpersonal skills; and ability to interpret development plans. Two or more … Read more

Senior Planner – Town of Watertown

The Town of Watertown is seeking to fill a dynamic position in a vision-focused Department of Community Development & Planning Department to provide technical assistance in the fields of housing, community planning and economic development, land use planning, zoning, project review, capital improvements, grants and working with the Planning Board, Board of Appeals and Watertown Housing Partnership.    Candidate must have familiarity with MGL Ch. 40A and HOME program funding.  The position involves daily interaction with … Read more

Planning Technician – City of Keene

If you are an aspiring planner looking for a career opportunity within a challenging and dynamic atmosphere, the City of Keene has an immediate opening for a part-time Planning Technician!  This role offers a qualified candidate a pay rate of $25.48 to $31.75/hour, along with a 34 hour work-week and some benefits, such as earned time, voluntary life insurance, a retirement plan, employee assistance plan, and employee discounts. If you’d like your work to focus … Read more

Land Use & Natural Resources Planner – Franklin Regional Council of Governments

Part-time Land Use & Natural Resources Planner position, 30 hours per week in the Franklin Regional Council of Governments Planning Department. The position will be responsible for working on regional and local planning projects related to energy efficiency, climate resiliency, open space and watershed protection, hazard mitigation, and other planning projects. The position will also be responsible for working on zoning and land use regulations. Candidate must possess a Master’s Degree in planning or landscape … Read more