The town of Kittery has an immediate opening for a Town Planner. Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 7:30am to 6:00pm, however, additional availability may be required for meetings and presentations. The pay range for this salaried-exempt position is $70,000 to $82,000 based upon experience. This position is eligible for medical, dental, life insurance, short-term disability and retirement benefits. 

Duties include, but are not limited to: assisting in the development and implementation of a growth management program; reviewing development proposals for compliance with town ordinances; managing the town’s GIS data; preparing and updating maps; assisting with developing amendments to the zoning and subdivision ordinances; interpreting ordinances; and performing additional related tasks as assigned by the Director of Planning and Development. 

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in urban planning, regional planning, public administration, or related field, with a minimum of two years’ experience in municipal planning, professional planning, or related industry; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. 

A full job description, employment application and instructions for applying can be found on the town’s website at