Town of Orono Planning Position



The Town of Orono is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time
position of Town Planner. This is a highly responsible professional position
directing Planning functions of the Town and other work as needed to deliver
expected departmental services to stakeholders. Excellent communication and
customer service skills are required with the ability to work effectively with
both private and public sectors.The ideal applicant is motivated, thrives in a
collaborative environment, and has strong strategic thinking, communication,
writing, and organizational skills.

Work is performed under the general direction of the Director

of the Office of Community Development; and in accordance with prevailing

policies, laws, regulations and rules applicable to specific areas of planning
and zoning. For a detailed job description and list of essential functions, you
can learn more at

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in urban planning, 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.

The Town of Orono offers a very competitive Salary and
Benefit Package.Though this is advertised as a full-time position, the Town of
Orono 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; and 3) A completed Town of Orono Application for Employment. 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 or mailed to:

Town of Orono

Town Planner

59 Main Street

Orono, ME 04473


The Town of Orono is an EEO Employer & Service Provider

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