Town Planner

This publication is presented for "Classroom Use Only."  Its intended use is to stimulate and aid in discussion and role playing within a classroom setting.


Nature of Work

This is responsible professional administrative and technical work in directing the planning function for the Town.

Employee of this class is responsible for all municipal planning functions, including the development and implementation of the Town's Capital Improvement Plan. Work involves land use planning; staffing and providing technical assistance to the Planning Board; researching, developing, coordinating and administering land use and planning related projects; maintaining accurate records; and public contact. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Administrator with considerable independence of action. Work is reviewed through discussion, reports and results achieved.

Examples of Work (Illustrative Only)

Requirements of Work

Experience and Training Desired

Graduation from a four-year college or university with emphasis on urban planning or engineering, with an advanced degree desired; experience with municipal planning; or any equivalent combination of experience and training.