Massachusetts Association
of Consulting Planners

  • Thursday, March 28, 2019 9:53 AM | Daphne Politis

    LDS is seeking to hire a Real Estate Market Analyst/Planner starting in June of 2019. Applications will be accepted until April 26, 2019.

    We seek an applicant who is highly motivated to work in the field of real estate planning and development in greater New England. This is an excellent opportunity to work in the housing and community development industry for a small but growing, entrepreneurial company based in suburban Boston. The firm works on all aspects of rental and home ownership housing development with a concentration in multi-family, senior, and affordable housing.

    See attached for job description and application instructions.Job Posting LDS 3.27.2019.pdf



  • Thursday, February 28, 2019 1:19 PM | Daphne Politis

    The Town of Westwood has a Request for Quotes for a Public Facilitator and public engagement assistance for the update of Westwood’s Comprehensive Plan.  The Request for Quotes (RFQ) is attached and due by March 12.  Please read it carefully for instructions.  We hope you’ll consider providing a response to our RFQ.  The information is available on the Town’s website at the following link:

    http://www.townhall.westwood.ma.us/gov/depts/town_administration/procure/rfpDetailView.htm?pageID=91


  • Tuesday, January 15, 2019 9:43 AM | Daphne Politis

    The 495/MetroWest Partnership is seeking a Manager of Policy and Planning. The manager will be a team player reporting directly to the Partnership’s Executive Director, handling diverse responsibilities on planning and public policies addressing transportation and transit, regional infrastructure, economic development, workforce development, water resources, housing, and permitting. 

    The Manager will be responsible for analyzing public policies; developing consensus on positions and responses; preparing written materials and collateral pieces for these initiatives; serving as a resource for municipal officials, regional employers, development professionals, and environmental advocates; working with committees of volunteers; planning events and programs; identifying applicable grant programs and preparing applications; implementing strategies to increase the impact of Partnership’s message to the state and federal government, municipalities, regional employers, public, and other key stakeholders via social media, online messaging, and conventional media; and otherwise related duties as required. 

    Successful candidates will have excellent writing, communication, and public speaking skills; ability to work with diverse constituencies on issues; experience with a non-profit environment and/or working with volunteers; and academic or professional background on public policy and/or regional planning.  Other requirements include a Bachelors Degree with graduate experience a plus; at least 5 years relevant professional experience with the Legislature, municipal or state government, regional planning, and/or advocacy organizations; strong computer skills with word processing, spreadsheet, powerpoint, and database programs as well as managing online resources and social media. 

    The 495/MetroWest Corridor Partnership is a non-profit advocacy organization serving thirty-five communities with public-private collaborations to enhance economic vitality and quality of life while sustaining environmental resources

    Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, writing sample, and salary requirements to the 495/MetroWest Partnership, 200 Friberg Parkway, Westborough, MA 01581; via email to paul@495partnership.org .


  • Monday, December 03, 2018 12:22 PM | Stacy Minihane

    The Town of Southbridge’s Economic Development and Planning Department is seeking a full-time CDBG Coordinator. Please click link for the job description and method to apply:

    https://www.ci.southbridge.ma.us/human-resources/news/position-available-cdbg-project-coordinator

    If you have any questions about the position, you can contact the Economic Development and Planning Director Rosemary Scrivens at (508) 764-5402 or by email at rscrivens@southbridgemass.org.


  • Monday, December 03, 2018 9:05 AM | Daphne Politis

    Barrett Planning Group has openings for a full-time Planner I and part-time planning assistant. Duties, basic requirements, and minimum qualifications can be viewed at www.apa-ma.org/archives/category/jobs. I will accept resumes until the positions are filled. After January 1, 2019, we will be moving to a new office in Plymouth, Massachusetts to accommodate the growth of this firm. Commuting to Plymouth will be required, but after six months of successful work experience, employees who are able to work from home may be approved for telecommuting for part of the work week.   

    Resumes, cover letters, and writing samples should be sent to me by email at judi@barrettplanningllc.com. No phone calls, please.


  • Wednesday, February 07, 2018 10:33 PM | Daphne Politis

    The Medway Redevelopment Authority and the Town of Medway Community and Economic Development Department seek proposals from qualified planning/zoning/urban design consultants or consultant teams to develop a new section of the Medway Zoning Bylaw to implement the vision for the redevelopment of Medway’s Oak Grove area as articulated in the recently completed Oak Grove Area Urban Renewal Plan.

    The RFP is available for review at: https://www.townofmedway.org/sites/medwayma/files/uploads/oak_grove_zoning_-_rfp_for_zoning_consultant_2-7-18_b.pdf

    The Oak Grove Area Urban Renewal Plan may be viewed at:  https://www.townofmedway.org/sites/medwayma/files/uploads/2017_06_12_medway_urp_final.pdf

    Proposals are due by 10 am on Monday, February 26, 2018. 

    Thanks. 

    Susy Affleck-Childs

    Susan E. Affleck-Childs

    Planning and Economic Development Coordinator

    Town of Medway

    155 Village Street

    Medway, MA 02053

    508-533-3291

    sachilds@townofmedway.org

    Town of Medway – A Massachusetts Green Community

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  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018 2:54 PM | Leonardi Aray (Administrator)

    The Town of Fairhaven has posted the job opening for the Director of Planning & Economic Development.

    For more information, see this link:  https://www.fairhaven-ma.gov/job-opportunities/pages/director-planning-and-economic-development

    Due date for resumes is February 26, 2018.


  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018 12:02 PM | Daphne Politis

    MAPC is hiring! The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) seeks candidates for the position of Regional Housing Planner to join the agency's Housing Working Group within the Land Use Department. The ideal candidate has a passion for housing as a tool to advance equity and to create great places. This individual will collaborate with the Chief Housing Planner and other staff to expand housing choice and opportunity in the Metro Boston region through housing production, preservation, master planning, equitable transit-oriented development, zoning, urban design, and other initiatives. The Planner will also work with colleagues on expanding expertise on best practices, Fair Housing, economic development, public policy, and other areas as described in the job description here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mapc/jobs/1947813/regional-housing-planner?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


  • Friday, December 08, 2017 4:58 PM | Daphne Politis

    Regional Planner (Associate to Principal Level)

    The Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) seeks a qualified candidate for a full-time mid- to upper-level position to assist with energy and environmental programs and projects as well as have experience in urban design or architecture. This position, at the associate or principal planner level, will help administer the agency's Green Energy Program including grants administration, assist with stormwater, sustainability, and other environmental programs, and utilize their experience and proficiency in urban design or architecture to develop site plans and renderings for a variety of projects.

    Required qualifications include a master's degree in planning or an equivalent degree with five to seven years of relevant and progressively responsible experience, excellent communication skills including writing and speaking (telephone, one-to-one, and small group meetings) are a must. Candidates should possess some knowledge and experience of energy, environmental, and smart growth policy and programs in Massachusetts and have a strong interest in these areas. Housing, economic development, and long-range planning including open space planning are all desirable skill sets. Experience with core computer programs such as MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint are a must and experience with specialized programs such as SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign are also strongly preferred.

    Strong candidates will possess project management skills, organizational skills, creative and critical thinking skills, strong communication skills, design skills, and the ability to thrive in a team environment.

    Starting salary range between $55k and $63k. In addition to compensation, CMRPC offers a great work environment and an excellent benefits package.

    If you can bring energy, expertise, and a strong work ethic to CMRPC in this capacity, please submit your resume, three professional references, and a cover letter stating your qualifications by Friday, December 29, 2017, to Janet Pierce, Executive Director, c/o CMRPC, 2 Washington Square, Union Station, Worcester, MA 01604 or email jpierce@cmrpc.org<mailto:jpierce@cmrpc.org>

    CMRPC is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religious creed, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran's status and/or ancestry.

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    Christopher J. Ryan, AICP
    Community Development Manager
    Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission
    2 Washington Square, Union Station
    Worcester, MA  01604-4016
    Tel: 508.459.3315  |  Fax: 508.792.6818
    Email: cryan@cmrpc.org<mailto:cryan@cmrpc.org>
    Web: http://www.cmrpc.org<http://www.cmrpc.org/>

Contact: Leonardi Aray, President | MAConsultingPlanners@gmail.com
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