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Our members are the local governments of Massachusetts and their elected and appointed leadership.
The town of Nantucket seeks a Senior Planner to support the PLUS Department with the
preparation of plans, research and policies. Under the Director of PLUS, or his/her designee, the
Senior Planner is responsible for the work of the employees within the Land Use and Regulatory
division of PLUS and may provide guidance to administrative staff as directed.
A master’s degree in planning plus three to five years of progressively responsible
experience in municipal planning; or a bachelor’s degree in planning plus five to seven
years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in planning or a
related field. Experience should include the areas of land use management, transportation,
community facilities and services, housing, economic development, or environmental quality.
The employee must have a valid Driver’s License. Accreditation by the American Institute of
Certified Planners (AICP) preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills necessary.
Strong public speaking ability necessary. Must be able to review, analyze and interpret complex
plans and blueprints. Must be able to operate general office equipment (computer, tablet,
telephone, copier/printer/fax/scanner) and a motor vehicle.
Full-time (35 hours per week); Union Position; Benefits; Starting Salary $87,726 annually.
Application deadline: Friday, May 31 at 4 p.m.
Send cover letter, resume and completed town of Nantucket employment application to Human
Resources, 16 Broad St., Nantucket, MA 02554 or email the application to HR@nantucket-ma.gov.
Applications and complete job description available online at www.nantucket-ma.gov.