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Assistant Planning Director/Environmental Planner

Town of Easton


The Town of Easton is accepting applications for a qualified individual to fill the position of Assistant Planning Director/Environmental Planner, full time, 40 hours per week. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Planning or related field; five years’ experience in environmental management, especially focused on wetlands protection, municipal planning employing land use law, land use regulations, and environmental law, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Massachusetts Class D motor vehicle operator’s license required. American Institute of Certified Planners designation preferred.

Duties include but are not limited to assisting the Director of Planning & Economic Development in leading and coordinating department responsibilities, performs technical, administrative and project management work coordinating local land use endeavors including conservation and wetlands protection; conservation and recreation land use acquisition and management; agricultural and forest land protection; shaping short and long range land use needs and goals of the town through policy recommendations and public outreach. Regular attendance at evening meetings is required. This is a union position with a starting annual salary of $78,000 with excellent benefits. Full salary range is $78,000 – $102,920.

Required applications can be downloaded at under the “Residents” tab and then “Employment Opportunities”. Interested applicants shall submit a cover letter, resume and required job application to Town Administrator David Colton, 136 Elm Street, Easton, MA 02356 no later than October 11, 2016.

The Town of Easton is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.