Town Planner

Town of Milford, NH

The Town of Milford, NH, is seeking a full-time qualified and experienced Town Planner. This multifaceted, high profile role will be responsible for the land-use planning and environmental programs for the Office of Community Development. Work involves the implementation of comprehensive plans; assessing proposals for land use and development; determining compliance with zoning ordinances and development regulations, and applicable state and federal laws; attending Planning Board meetings in an advisory capacity; assisting with long-range planning projects, housing and sustainability; acquiring and administering grants; and recommending policies and amendments to the zoning ordinance and development regulations.

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in urban, city, and/or environmental planning and four years of related experience in municipal planning. Master’s Degree in urban and regional planning and related experience is preferred. Extensive knowledge of land use and environmental planning principles and practices, as well as state and local land use legislation, procedures, codes, standards for development, and zoning issues is essential. Requires the ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally.

The candidate would also need to establish and maintain effective working relationships with local, regional, and state officials, the general public, employees, developers, and consultants. Ideally the person in this role must be customer-service oriented and thrive in a team environment. The position reports to the Director of Community Development and is part of a progressive team that includes community development, building and code enforcement, environmental programs, and conservation.

How to Apply

Application Deadline
Town of Milford Department of Human Resources 1 Union Square Milford, NH 03055-4240

Job Details

Job Function
Other Entry to Mid-Level
Position Type
Full Time

Town of Milford


1 Union Sq
Milford, NH 03055-4230
United States

Form of Government
Town Meeting


Join us for the 2023 ICMA Local Government Reimagined Conference in Burlington

This conference engages innovative thought leaders to identify new trends and opportunities to better deliver programs and services to the people.

Learn More


Put your job in front of the right people!

The Job Center is the best place to reach local government professionals. Post your featured job in minutes with more visibility through promoted search results, email, and more.

Post a Featured Job