Regional Planner





Hancock County Planning Commission is seeking qualified applications for the full-time position of Regional Planner. This position is responsible for providing planning and economic development duties and services to 37 municipalities and other organizations in Hancock County, Maine. Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills are required. The candidate will be required to work with public and private sectors and have strong negotiation and facilitation skills. The ideal candidate will be self-directed, motivated and have an ability to seek out new projects and sources of revenue for the organization.  

Work is performed under the direction of the Executive Director, in accordance with the specific policies, laws and applicable statutes that pertain to planning. For a detailed job description please contact Hancock County Planning Commission through our website,

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in urban planning, landscape architecture, public policy or related field of study.  A Master’s degree is preferred. Any combination of education and experience in municipal and regional planning, transportation planning, civil engineering, landscape architecture, public administration, geography, planning law, or related field, and considerable experience in planning or related field will be considered. Possession of AICP certification, or ability to pursue such certification, is desired.

Hancock County Planning Commission offers a very competitive Salary and Benefit Package. Though this is advertised as a full-time position, HCPC would consider a part-time or contract position, if preferred by the right candidate with extensive experience.

Interested applicants must submit each of the following: 1) A resume; 2) A letter of interest which demonstrates how you meet the qualifications. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. For detailed information and to apply, please visit All application materials must be submitted via email to nor mailed to: 

Hancock County Planning Commission

Regional Planner Position

395 State Street

Ellsworth, ME 04605


HCPC is an EEO Employer & Service Provider

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