The town of Stoughton is accepting applications for a qualified full-time Town Planner.

Summary of Position Responsibilities:

The Town Planner exercises independent judgment and initiative in the performance of highly responsible work of a complex and technical nature relative to public sector land use planning and management. The position involves the interpretation and enforcement of applicable laws, codes, regulations and policies. The Planner assists the Planning Board in the discharge of the Board’s statutory and regulatory duties.

Description of Supervision/Supervisory Responsibilities:

The Town Planner is appointed by the Town Manager and reports to the Executive Director of Development Services/Town Engineer. The employee is required to work independently, within established policies and procedures and the requirements of federal, state and local law (as applicable), with minimal direct supervision. The Town Planner supervises one part-time meeting minute secretary.

Essential Functions of Job: Click here for a full job description.

Education and Experience/Other Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in community planning, public administration, or other related field required; master’s degree preferred

10 years municipal planning experience preferred; supervisory and administrative experience desired; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job

American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) preferred

Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License, and satisfactory driving record, required

Salary Range: $94,185.00-$98,953.40 Annually

Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume and references to:

Department of Human Resources

Town of Stoughton

10 Pearl St.

Stoughton, MA 02072


Search will remain active until position is filled.

The town of Stoughton is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.