The town of Westport Planning Board is accepting applications to fill their Town Planner Position. Performs the professional, technical and administrative work associated with planning/land use controls, and provides technical and administrative support for a very active Planning Board. Grant writing and grant administration experience a major plus. Rezoning and economic development experience desired. May also include town administrative functions for and as directed by the Town Administrator. Candidates must possess thorough knowledge of Massachusetts Zoning & Subdivision Control Law, local zoning bylaws, subdivision regulations, and other applicable statutes as required. Strong interpersonal and written communication skills and experience with local municipal government and its departments are desired. Experience with standard office equipment and software (MS Word, GIS, etc.), M.A. in land use planning or related experience desired. (AICP certification preferred). Previous municipal experience a plus. Salary range: $86-$92,000. See full job description at https://www.westport-ma.com/board-selectmen/pages/employment-opportunities. Send resumes and cover letters via a single PDF by 3 p.m. on July 22, to Denise Bouchard at Bouchardd@westport-ma.gov, subject: Westport Town Planner. AA/EOE.

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