Join our team as a Land Use and Community Planner

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

CVRPC is looking for a full-time planner or senior planner with broad life experience, the capacity to pair municipal needs with available resources, and a commitment to helping Central Vermont plan for the future. The strongest candidates will have three or more years of experience and be ready to take on the responsibilities of the position (see job descriptions on our website). A background in community, town and regional planning with an understanding of municipal land use planning or related fields is preferred. The Land Use and Community Planner will be tasked with supporting municipalities to identify and achieve their goals in addressing the housing shortage, protecting forests, water and farmlands, adapting to climate change, mitigating flood impacts, and revitalizing village centers. Exceptional organizational and communication skills are a must.

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

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

  • Mentoring and professional development opportunities
  • 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 include “Land Use and Community Planner Application” and your last name in the subject line. This position will remain open until it is filled. A review of applications will begin October 16, 2023. The wage range for a planner is $46,000 – $66,000 and for a senior planner is $57,000 – $80,000. A complete job description is available at  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 and will be expected to strengthen such capacity if hired.

Wage or Salary
$46-80K dependent on demontrated abilities