The town of Norton, Mass., seeks a results-oriented professional to perform a variety of administrative, technical, and professional work overseeing land use planning, community, and economic development efforts. Working under the general guidance of the Town Manager, the Town Planner/Economic Development Director will provide staff assistance to the Planning Board. The planning component provides direct staff support to the Planning Board and occasional direction and guidance to other boards. Serves as a liaison between the Planning Board, developers, and the public, and promotes the best interests of the town of Norton in matters of planning, community, and economic development. Position administers the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 41, § 81A-81GG (the Subdivision Control Act), M.G.L. Chapter 40A (the Zoning Act), the town zoning bylaws, rules and regulations governing the subdivision of land, and other state and local regulations and policies pertaining to planning board and functions. Participates, when and where appropriate, in the development, implementation, and/or maintenance of local wetland bylaws, open space plans, land use plans, recreation plans, and/or master plans.

FY23 salary range is $81,589 – $95,000 annually, plus competitive benefits package and incentive. Please visit for complete job description, minimum qualifications, and submission requirements. This position will remain open until filled.