The MRPC is Hiring!

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Progressive Regional Planning Commission
Located in Greater North Central Massachusetts
Seeking Principal Planner, Regional Planner, and one or more Interns

The Montachusett Regional Planning Commission is searching for highly motivated individuals to fill one or more positions of Principal Planner, Regional Planner, and one or more Interns, funding available.

MRPC delivers planning services in the disciplines of community and economic development/redevelopment, environment, housing, geographic information system (GIS) and 3D mapping, land use, transit, and transportation.

Flexible work locations policy in place.

Working safely in the office and visiting with clients in the field are required.

Normal to stressful office conditions exist meeting deadlines for multiple projects.

MRPC is following Federal CDC health guidelines, for the protection of employees and others, as related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Full Time (37.5 hours weekly) required for the Principal Planner and Regional Planner and up to 18.5 hours weekly for Intern(s).

Generous fringe benefits package provided for full time employees.

Successful candidates for Principal and Regional Planner will have:
  1. Excellent researching, writing, report preparation, and presentation skills;
  2. Experience delivering highly technical local and regional plans and reports and/or multi-disciplined, complex planning assignments such as bylaws/ordinances; and,
  3. Past experience working successfully as a part of a team.
Minimum skills required for the positions are as follows:
  1. Principal Planner, a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience and a bachelor’s degree in planning, or a related field, are required (minimum salary of $60,000 through $67,500 DOQ [grade 18 per 2020 Compensation Plan]);
  2. Regional Planner, a minimum of one year of experience and a bachelor’s degree in planning, or a related field, are required (minimum salary of $45,100 through $56,400 DOQ [grade 15 per 2020 Compensation Plan]); and,
  3. Intern(s), college coursework required in related field needed to conduct research to support planners, at an hourly rate of $15.00.
Job descriptions are available here for Principal Planner, Regional Planner, and Intern.

Send resume and cover letter ASAP by email to mrpc@mrpc.org.

Early submissions from qualified candidates are anticipated.

Interviews will commence as applications are received.

Positions will remain open until filled.

MRPC is an AA/EEO employer.