Job Opportunities

Posted 09/12/2022 Community Planner - Position

Position Description

ACRPC is looking for a Community Planner to join our team. This position is responsible for supporting Addison County municipalities in a broad range of town and regional planning projects. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: Regional and local land use planning, downtown and village center planning, zoning regulation development, affordable housing and historic preservation.  The planner will develop and implement public engagement initiatives and strategic planning processes with volunteer committees, municipal staff, and a wide range of regional and state partners. 


The candidate must be self-motivated and enjoy collaborating on multi-disciplinary planning projects. They must have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, project and budget management and be comfortable working with diverse interest groups. Candidates must have experience working with spreadsheets and databases, interpreting concept plans and construction drawings, and be familiar with U.S. Census data and demographic analysis. They must have experience writing municipal planning and policy documents. 

A working knowledge of Microsoft Office or Google docs is expected; Adobe Creative Suite, ArcGIS (or QGIS), and website capability is preferred. 


Candidates should have some planning experience, with proven success in project management and public engagement.  A degree in municipal and/or regional planning, geography, landscape architecture or other related fields is preferred. Familiarity with Vermont land use regulations and AICP certification is a plus, but not required. Must be willing to attend evening meetings.


The position is full time. The starting salary for the position will range from approximately $40,000 – $50,00 depending upon experience.  ACRPC provides excellent benefits and has a cooperative and flexible working environment.


Please send a cover letter, resume and three references to Adam Lougee, Executive Director, ACRPC, 14 Seminary Street, Middlebury, VT, 05753 or [email protected] Position is open until filled. EOE.

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