Senior Planner

Barrett Planning Group LLC

Hingham, MA

Experience Level: Mid-Level

AICP Certification: AICP Preferred

Salary: $90-$105,000 depending on qualifications and experience

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Senior Planner

Barrett Planning Group has an immediate need for a full-time senior planner. The position involves the following duties and responsibilities:

Basic Duties

  • Manage and support teams of co-workers and subcontractors on planning projects for state and local government clients in New England;
  • Gather, interpret, and analyze a variety of data, and prepare reports, maps, and advanced data visualizations;
  • Build and nurture client relationships;
  • Present reports to municipal officials and staff, and the general public;
  • Represent the firm at evening and weekend meetings (both in-person and remote); and
  • Supervise and assist with training junior planners

Required/Highly Desirable Knowledge

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of planning, data collection; research methods, and statistics; and data visualization techniques;
  • Knowledge of federal CDBG, HOME, related federal and state programs;
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills;
  • Advanced knowledge of GIS; and
  • Sound working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office.

Necessary Skills

  • Oral communication and interpersonal skills to explain complicated information clearly to the public;
  • Creative problem-solving skills s;
  • Proven ability to create graphic designs and sketches;
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously; and
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree and 3+ years of experience. AICP strongly preferred. Must have valid Massachusetts driver’s license and ability to drive to and from client sites. 

We are a hybrid work environment. Position requires some in-person work in our South Shore office and some evening meetings with clients (remote and in-person). Send resume, cover letter, three references with contact information, writing sample, and samples of original GIS maps and data visualizations, to Judi Barrett, Principal, Barrett Planning Group, [email protected]. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

Posted April 15, 2024, 9:34 AM PDT


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