The town of Ipswich seeks qualified applicants for the position of Director of Planning and Development.

The Director plans, organizes, and directs the operations and staff activities of the nine-person, multi-disciplined Planning and Development Department. Responsibilities include: developing and implementing departmental goals, plans and priorities in response to town needs; undertaking economic development initiatives to achieve appropriate growth and regional competitiveness; ensuring that staff provides adequate support to boards and commissions served by the department; seeking grants for economic development, planning and other departmental initiatives.

Anticipated salary: $120,000 +/- DOQ.

Complete job description and application are available online.

Apply online with resume or submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Human Resources by email to, or by mail to Town Hall Attn: HR, 25 Green St., Ipswich MA 01938.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. An EEO/AA employer.