Boxborough is seeking experienced applicants for the full-time position of Town Planner. Boxborough is a thriving community with a population of approximately 5,500 residents, well situated at the crossroads of I-495 and Route 111/Massachusetts Avenue. Its excellent school system, high quality housing, convenient location, and scenic, historic and rural character make Boxborough an attractive community in which to live and work.

The Town Planner acts as the primary inter-board liaison on land use matters. The position provides technical assistance, coordinates, and advises Town boards and departments on issues relating to land use regulation and permitting, municipal planning, open space preservation, economic development and affordable housing. The position is also responsible for GIS operations.

A successful applicant will have extensive knowledge of land use planning principles and practices, as well as state and local land use legislation, procedures, codes, standards for development, and zoning issues; strategic economic development; computer skills including experience with GIS. Applicants must be available to attend evening meetings as needed. Ideal candidate shall possess strong leadership, communication, organizational and inter-personal relations skills.  The position requires a Bachelor’s degree and five or more years of related experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. A Master’s Degree in Planning or related field and AICP certification is preferred.

Salary range is $69,827 to $85,078 DOQE. Send letter of interest and resume via email, in PDF format to: Town Administrator’s Office, 29 Middle Rd., Boxborough, MA 01719-1402 at Deadline: September 3, 2019.  EOE/AA.