The town of Hopkinton, a vibrant welcoming community centrally located in New England and nestled 26.2 miles west of Boston, seeks a motivated, professional and highly technical Principal Planner to prepare planning studies; serve as professional staff to Planning Board; assess proposals for land use and development; determine compliance with zoning bylaws and applicable state/federal laws; plan long-range projects; acquire and administer grants; and recommend policies, standards or criteria. Requires bachelor’s degree in urban planning or related and one to three years’ municipal or environmental planner experience; valid US Driver’s License. Master’s degree Preferred. Hiring Salary: $75,732 – $98,446; Full Range $106,017 DOQ. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to contribute to a fast-paced and dynamic community. For additional info, see www.hopkintonma.gov/hr. Deadline: Jan. 30.