The town of Acton is seeking a detail oriented Assistant Planner to join the Planning Division team. This full-time position offers the exciting opportunity to serve a diverse population on matters of community planning and development.

• Provides customer services as it pertains to land use matters; assists with questions and complaints over the phone and at the public counter.
• Performs reviews of site plans, subdivisions, and other permits for completeness and compliance with the town of Acton zoning bylaw and land use goals of the Acton2020 Plan; provides staff support to the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals.
• Coordinates and manages public hearing processes and communication between applicants, departments, the public and boards/committees.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:
Master’s degree in planning/community development, or closely related field with one year of technical experience in the field; or bachelor’s degree in planning/community development, or closely related field, with a minimum of two years of technical experience, at least six months of which was spent providing support in environmental, planning, mapping, architectural, civil engineering or other related agency. Or, any equivalent combination of education and experience

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