The City of Peabody seeks qualified candidates for the position of City Planner. Planner reports to the Director of Community Development and Planning and is responsible to develop comprehensive plans and programs for utilization of land and physical facilities for the city. Applicants should have a strong planning background and education and/or experience in planning and/or economic development. Planner provides professional advice to the Planning Board on subdivision rules and regulations, evaluation plans, proposed zoning amendments, and plans relating to all areas of development. Three to five years of related experience or training desired. Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, regional planning, public administration, or related field required; Master’s degree or equivalent is preferred. Professional experience in local government or a related agency/field, preferably with specific planning, economic development or community development experience. Must be able to effectively present information to management, boards and commissions, and public groups. Strong research and computer skills required; excellent customer service skills a must. For a detailed job description, information on additional minimum qualifications and experience, and how to apply by February 9, 2018, go to www.peabody-ma.gov/hr.html . Peabody is an EOE.