Massachusetts Association
of Consulting Planners

  • Monday, April 10, 2017 4:27 PM | Daphne Politis

    Please see the Transportation Planner Position for Watertown:

    April 6, 2017
    Posting #17-04-02



    The Community Development & Planning Department seeks an individual to provide planning analysis of transportation projects and initiatives, coordinates the Town's transportation functions, implementation of transportation management association (TMA), staff support to the Watertown Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee, prepares monthly information packages for the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals. This senior planner writes reports, reviews plans and legal documents and makes recommendations.  Coordinates with the Department of Public Works, Mass DOT, MBTA and others.  Coordinates transportation policy and planning efforts for the Town with private and non-profit developers as well as other Town and State offices.  Supports other long and short range planning efforts.

    Required Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning or Transportation Planning related field and 3 years of transportation planning experience, Masters Degree preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Computer skills and a valid Massachusetts driver's license with good driving record. 

    SALARY RANGE:$58,356 - $71,772, with an excellent benefit package

    TO APPLY:A Town of Watertown application form is available at in 
    the document center/personnel tab or at the Personnel Department.  An application 
    form with resume and cover letter is accepted by email:; fax 1-617-923-8195 or at the Personnel Department,
    149 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472 

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:Open until filled


    Gideon Schreiber, AICP
    617.972.6417 x12164

  • Sunday, April 09, 2017 2:35 PM | Daphne Politis

    The Town of Grafton is accepting applications for the position of Assistant
    Town Planner.  Under the direction of the Town Planner, this position is
    responsible for providing technical support to the Planning
    Board/Department and performs a variety of duties related to current and
    long-range planning and development within the Town.  Assists with: review
    of land use/development applications; updating of various Town development
    regulations and plans; conducting studies and analyses regarding various
    planning and development issues; and, providing technical assistance to
    planning and development-related Town boards and committees.  Familiarity
    with Massachusetts Affordable Housing, Subdivision Control Law, and Zoning
    Act (MGL c.40A) desirable.  Strong oral and written communication skills,
    and experience with word processing, spreadsheets, and databases is

    Minimum qualifications: Bachelor?s Degree in Planning, Geography, Public
    Administration or related field, and three years of planning-related
    experience, preferably in municipal government.  A Master?s Degree in one
    of the above fields may be substituted for two years of experience.  Salary
    range:  $34,811 ? $59,179, with benefits, DOQ.

    Please submit resume, cover letter, and a Town of Grafton employment
    application (available at Town Hall or online at to: Joseph
    Laydon, Town Planner, Grafton Planning Department, 30 Providence Road,
    Grafton MA, 01519, or by email to The deadline for
    applications is May 3, 2017. The Town of Grafton is an equal opportunity


    *Joseph Laydon*

    Town Planner

    Grafton Memorial Municipal Center
    30 Providence Road
    Grafton, MA 01519

    Phone (508) 839-5335 x1144
    Fax (508) 839-4602
    Follow us:Facebook - Planning Department

  • Friday, April 07, 2017 1:03 PM | Daphne Politis

    The Town of Medway has issued a Request for Proposal for consulting services for an update to Medway's Open Space and Recreation Plan.

    The RFP is available at:

    Proposals are due May 1, 2017.

    Thank you.

    Susy Affleck-Childs

    Susan E. Affleck-Childs
    Planning and Economic Development Coordinator

    Town of Medway
    155 Village Street
    Medway, MA 02053

  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017 12:05 PM | Daphne Politis

    The Town of Hudson is soliciting proposals from a qualified consultant (s) to conduct an assessment of a Town-owned property for potential reuse as affordable housing.

    Here is the link to available RFQ

    Kristina Johnson, AICP
    Asst. Director of Planning &
    Community Development
    Town of Hudson,  MA
    Tel: 978-562-2989
    Cell:  857-939-3427
    "Like" Hudson Planning and Community Development on Facebook [] <>

  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017 3:49 PM | Daphne Politis

    New Bedford City Planner
    The City of New Bedford is embarking on a series of significant new planning initiatives for which it seeks an experienced, visionary and talented city planner.  From the adoption of new form-based zoning and the generation of a new Waterfront Plan with Urban Renewal Areas to the development of an Innovation District, New Bedford is embracing new opportunities that demand a professional planner with exceptional skills.

    The City Planner will be expected to lead the City's planning office, a division of the Department of Planning, Housing & Community Development, working with City boards and overseeing staff while participating as a team player in city development projects and community initiatives.

    New Bedford has a residency requirement and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017 2:03 PM | Daphne Politis

    Environmental/Urban Planner

    Fort Point Associates, Inc.  Company LocationBoston, Massachusetts

    Job description

    The Environmental/Urban Planner will work on a range of tasks associated with planning activities and project permitting, including: 

    • Managing project approvals for smaller scale projects 
    • Preparing and producing environmental and planning documents and permit applications. 
    • Conducting research and drafting text, maps, and graphics for planning and permitting documents. 
    • Organizational support for project team and public meetings, including developing schedules, sending notifications, drafting agendas, and preparing permit documents. 
    • Research and documentation for planning initiatives and development project permitting. 
    • Drafting text for planning initiatives and permitting documents. 
    • Attendance at and logistical coordination for community meetings, including preparation of presentation materials.

  • Wednesday, March 01, 2017 4:19 PM | Daphne Politis

    Seeking full-time planner to provide technical & administrative staff support for the Historic Districts Commission, the Community Preservation Committee and Historical Commission; conducts assigned studies & projects; may serve as technical staff support for special committees. Duties require strong communication and excellent customer service skills. Requires an equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in planning, architecture, historic preservation or related field with 5 years of related experience; or, Master's degree with 2 years of related experience. Hiring Salary range: $58,410 to $88,110 and benefits. EOE
    Deadline:  3/28/17

    For required application form & further info, visit<> or contact Personnel Dept. Concord Town House, 978-318-3025

    Marcia Rasmussen, ASLA
    Director of Planning & Land Management
    Town of Concord
    141 Keyes Road - Concord, MA 01742
    phone: (978) 318-3290

  • Wednesday, March 01, 2017 10:24 AM | Daphne Politis

    Planner/Project Manager

    CivicMoxie is a collaborative team of city planners and urban designers combining an innovative spirit and on-the- ground know-how to ensure plans on paper translate to a vibrant reality with positive outcomes. We are a four year old firm with a growing list of exciting projects and research and everyone on our team shares responsibilities and gets to participate in a variety of projects and tasks. Our projects include a Waterfront Master Plan for Bridgeport, CT; TOD and brownfields studies for Connecticut towns, a multi-modal plan for Manchester, NH, a cultural plan for Portland, Maine, and other work.

    Job Description:

    We are seeking a creative, collaborative, highly-motivated, and self-directed planner/project manager with 4-6 years of experience to join our team and to contribute to the firm’s growing number of projects. Responsibilities will include managing projects with multiple subconsultants on the team, leading proposal writing for new work, contributing to the firm blog, social media outlets, website, and contributing to all office work when needed.


    Applicants must have an advanced degree in urban design, architecture, or urban planning with four to six years of experience in planning and/or urban design. A minimum of two years of managing projects with multiple team members is required. The ideal candidate will also have, at a minimum, basic knowledge of GIS and graphic software such as InDesign and Illustrator.


    We are located just two blocks from the Brookline Village MBTA station on the Green “D” Line. Salary is commensurate with experience; we enthusiastically support professional development for everyone in the firm. Please apply before March 7, 2017 to with a resume and samples of your work and writing. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

    CivicMoxie is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Tuesday, February 21, 2017 5:15 PM | Daphne Politis

    Needham is seeking an Administrative Specialist for the Zoning Board of Appeals. Please see the job description here:

  • Tuesday, February 21, 2017 5:14 PM | Daphne Politis

    In my capacity as the Groton Planning Board Chairman I have been asked to post the Land Use Director position with the Town of Groton.  Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

    Russell J. Burke, AICP |  Director of Planning
    BSC Group<>
    33 Waldo Street | Worcester | MA  01608
    direct  | 617-896-4510
    main   | 508-792-4500
    cell     | 617-633-3590

Contact: Leonardi Aray, President |
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