Who is a member?
Our members are the local governments of Massachusetts and their elected and appointed leadership.
MVPC Employment Opportunity
We are currently accepting applications for the full-time (35 hours per week) position:
Starting Salary Range: $55,000 – $65,0000
Competitive Massachusetts state employee benefits package
The Community Planner will work in the Community and Economic Development Program and move priority projects forward in conjunction with other Merrimack Valley Planning Commission staff. The Community Planner will work on a wide variety of projects including regional land use plans, housing production plans, and respond to the needs of our member communities. A professional with interest and experience in economic development, housing, census data and land-use planning is preferred. The Community Planner will assist in organizing visioning sessions, facilitating meetings, and producing plans.
The employee will work under the direction of the Community and Economic Development Program Manager.
Work Schedule and Culture
Regular work hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. MVPC prides itself in being a flexible and accommodating place to work and provides employees with the ability to work on a sliding schedule to accommodate an employee’s work-life balance. MVPC currently requires three in-office days and allows employees to work remotely up-to two days a week. Maintaining a remote work option is a permanent feature of MVPC’s workplace.
MVPC is a small organization with fewer than 20 full-time employees. Employees work closely and collaboratively with one-another on projects. We believe in building positions around people, guided by their interests and strengths. MVPC has a vested staff with deep relationships in the communities we serve.
Duties and Responsibilities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Education and Experience
Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations
Equal Opportunity Employer
Please submit a short cover letter with your resume to: email@example.com, If selected for an interview you will be asked to submit a sample project you have recently completed. MVPC will interview on a rolling basis and position will remain open until filled.
The Merrimack Valley Planning Commission is an EEO/AA Employer