Planner, Town of Provincetown

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Town of Provincetown
Under general supervision of the Assistant Town Manager for Planning and Development, the Planner performs professional and administrative duties in planning, organizing and coordinating the town’s planning, land use and appeals office including the provision of staff support for the Zoning Board of Appeals, Planning Board, Historic District Commission, Local Comprehensive Plan Committee and Ad Hoc Zoning Bylaw Review Committee. Under immediate supervision, assists in the review of plans and files for compliance with subdivision and land use regulations; assists the public and developers in filing applications for land use review, including zoning, subdivision, variances, use permits, environmental review, and the like; distributes applications to agencies and individuals concerned with development; makes field inspections; prepares graphics, public notice and distribution lists for public notices or hearing; cooperates with property owners, project developers, public officials, and consultants in review of plans for development; conducts routine review; develops special studies as specifically directed; and conducts related work as required such as developing preliminary reports and recommendations for Planning Director review. Bachelor’s degree in urban planning or a related field; three to five years municipal planning experience or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Master’s degree in urban planning is preferred, Certification as Planner by the AICP is desirable, Valid Class D Motor Vehicle Driver’s License is required. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Send application, cover letter and resume to: Town Manager, Town of Provincetown, 260 Commercial St., Provincetown, MA 02657. Deadline for initial consideration is Thursday, Jan. 25 at 3 p.m. The position will remain open until filled. Complete job description and application is available on the town’s website at An equal opportunity employer. (posted 1/11 exp. 2/11)