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Posted: 07/07/2016

Town of Brookline
Planning and Community Development

The Town of Brookline, population 59,000, is a friendly, village community surrounded on three sides by Boston.

Preservation Planner
Professional Opportunity
Brookline, MA
Open Until

The Town of Brookline is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Preservation Planner to perform complex administrative and professional work in administering the Towns Local Historic Districts (LHDs), Neighborhood Conservation Districts (NCDs) and Demolition Delay bylaws to identify, preserve, and protect the architectural and historical resources of the Town. Under the direction of the Assistant Director for Regulatory Planning, this position will   process applications for review by the Preservation and NCD Commissions; review plans for all exterior renovations to buildings within LHDs and NCDs; prepare materials for public hearings; assist in the administration of the Demolition Delay By-law; and work with other Town departments, property owners  and the general public on a wide variety of historic and preservation issues. Bachelors degree and two years of experience in historic preservation or closely related field; Masters degree highly desirable.  Working knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to historic preservation, architectural history, and the cultural and landscape resources of historic preservation planning. Ability to read architectural plans and assess the significance of buildings and landscapes. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Superior organizational skills.  Expertise in Microsoft Word and familiarity with graphics illustration programs such as power point and/or Adobe Create Suite products (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).  Starting salary $1,243/week plus generous benefits. 

The Town of Brookline is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to maintaining a diverse workforce.

How to apply
Resume and cover letter by July 22, 2016 to: BrooklineJobs@BrooklineMA.gov
Human Resources
Phone: 6177302120
333 Washington Street
Room 208
Brookline, MA 02445

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