Community Development Planner

Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC)
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Location: Washington County,
About the Job

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) works cooperatively with 23 member municipalities in Washington and Orange counties to address regional issues and provide effective local government. We engage with municipal leaders, area non-profits, regional organizations, and State and Federal agencies to implement a variety of initiatives and programs tailored to local and regional needs, and complete projects of statewide importance. CVRPC is a great place to advance your career in planning, surrounded by a dynamic, personable team working collaboratively to plan a sustainable future for the Central Vermont region.

We’re looking for a full-time community development planner with broad life experience, the capacity to pair municipal needs with available resources, and a passion for helping Central Vermonters meet their planning goals. Our ideal candidate will have demonstrated leadership skills in the field and be comfortable interfacing directly with volunteer committees, select boards, city councils and municipal staff. Expected duties will include providing technical assistance and additional capacity to our municipalities, growing our brownfields assessment program, supporting our regional economic development program, and leadership on other special projects as needed (including, transportation, grant writing and grant administration). Exceptional organizational and communication skills are a must. The RPC works exclusively with the Microsoft Office Suite.

As a team member at CVRPC, you’ll enjoy:

  • Professional development opportunities and the opportunity to lead others.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental
  • Paid sick-leave and vacation time plus twelve paid holidays per year
  • Option to work partially remote (after an initial performance evaluation period)

Interested in this position? Please apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references to Please be sure to reference “Community Development Planner” and your last name in the subject line. The salary range for a planner is $46,000 to $66,700 dependent on qualifications. A more senior title and compensation package may be considered for qualifying candidates. This position will remain open until it is filled. A review of applications will begin June 12, 2023. A complete job description is available at  Contact Christian Meyer ( with questions. CVRPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

CVRPC offers equal opportunity for all employees and maintains a drug-free workplace. CVRPC seeks and encourages applications from people with varied perspectives and experiences. Candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse community populations.

Wage or Salary
$46,000 to $66,700 dependent on qualifications