Senior Planner

Barrett Planning Group LLC

Hingham, MA United States

We have an immediate need for a full-time senior planner. The position involves the following duties and responsibilities:

Basic Duties

  • Manage and assist teams of co-workers and subcontractors on complex 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 for a variety of audiences;
  • Assist with drafting zoning ordinances, bylaws, and regulations;
  • Develop competitive proposals and project budgets;
  • 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;
  • 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 to gather relevant information to solve vaguely defined practical problems;
  • Proven ability to create graphic designs and sketches, and make effective use of advanced visualization techniques;
  • 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 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 Hingham, Massachusetts office, and some evening meetings with clients (remote and in-person). Send resume, cover letter, list of three references, writing sample, and samples of original GIS maps and data visualizations, to Judi Barrett, Principal, Barrett Planning Group, Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary range $90-$105K, depending on experience and qualifications. No phone calls, please.

Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Comprehensive or Long-Range Planning
Salary Range
$90,000-$105,000, depending on experience

Contact Information

Judi Barrett
350 Lincoln Street, Ste. 2503
Hingham, MA
United States
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