Massachusetts Association
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Two positions in Scituate: Director of Planning and Economic Development and a Town Planner.

03 May 2017 2:14 PM | Daphne Politis (Administrator)

I will be retiring from the Town of Scituate in the near future. I have been here for twenty years, and have greatly enjoyed the people, the work and the place. The Town is currently seeking applicants for two positions, a Director of Planning and Economic Development and a Town Planner. A short description of each job is found below. Links to more complete job descriptions are found on the Town website at
http://www.scituatema.gov/sites/scituatema/files/pages/jd_director_of_planning_and_development_.pdf and
http://www.scituatema.gov/sites/scituatema/files/pages/job_description_-_town_planner.pdf . If you would like additional information about these positions, please contact Human Resources Director Stephen Salk at the e-mail below.
Sincerely,
Laura Harbottle, AICP


Director of Planning and Development                                                                                             Town of Scituate
The Town of Scituate seeks qualified applicants for the newly created position of Director of Planning and Development. Responsible for coordinating and managing the operations of the following departments; Building and Zoning, Conservation, Planning and Economic Development.  Oversee the regulatory function and enforcement for land development and management which includes planning, economic development, land use and acquisition, zoning, environmental and wetlands protection,  conservation, historic preservation and housing initiatives. Work is performed within the requirements of state and local planning and land use laws, town bylaws and municipal codes and regulations. As a member of the senior management team, participates in setting the direction for the municipal organization, continually improve Town services, and appropriately allocate organizational resources across Town departments.
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, urban planning, economic development, engineering, or related field, and seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal administration, planning, regional planning, or community or economic development, including a minimum of three (3) years of administrative or supervisory responsibility; any combination of requisite education and experience.  AICP certification strongly preferred. Salary DOQ. For a copy of the job description go to www.scituatema.gov<http://www.scituatema.gov>. Send cover letter, resume, completed application and three references to HR Director, ssalk@scituatema.gov<mailto:ssalk@scituatema.gov> or mail to Human Resources Director, 600 Chief Justice Cushing Highway, Scituate, MA 02066. Position will start in mid-August. Open until filled. AA/EOE/ADA employer.

Town Planner                                                                                                                                       

Town of Scituate
The Town of Scituate seeks qualified applicants for the position of Town Planner. Performs professional, technical and administrative work in planning and land use controls. Reporting to the Director of Planning and Development, with policy direction of the Planning Board, the Town Planner coordinates activities with other development review staff according to applicable Massachusetts General Laws, Town policies, Town bylaws and relevant state, federal and local regulations and standards.
Master's Degree in Planning or related field, and five (5) years of experience as a Town Planner or similar municipal government capacity. AICP strongly preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. This position is covered under the auspices of the Services Employees International Union, Local 888. Salary DOQ.
For a copy of the job description go to www.scituatema.gov<http://www.scituatema.gov>. Send cover letter, resume, completed application and three references to HR Director, ssalk@scituatema.gov<mailto:ssalk@scituatema.gov> or mail to Human Resources Director, 600 Chief Justice Cushing Highway, Scituate, MA 02066. Open until filled. AA/EOE/ADA employer.


Laura Harbottle, AICP
Town Planner
Town Hall
600 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy
Scituate, MA  02066
781-545-8730 (t)
781-545-8704 (f)
lharbottle@scituatema.gov<mailto:lharbottle@scituatema.gov>

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