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Job Opportunities in New Hampshire

Executive Director
July 27, 2021
Plan New Hampshire seeks an Executive Director who will be responsible for the overall management and direction of the organization in accordance with its vision and mission. The Executive Director provides oversight and overall management, planning, vision and leadership for all aspects for Plan NH including programs, finance, fundraising, membership growth, communications, community relations, and board development. The Executive Director works with the Board and Board Committees to establish vision, policies, strategic focus, priorities, new initiatives, and general scope of programs. The Executive Director is also Program Director for Municipal Technical Assistance Grant (MTAG), funded by New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority (NHHFA), which gives grants to communities that wish to expand housing options through zoning changes.
Deadline: Open until filled

Assistant Planner pdf file
July 22, 2021

The Town of Peterborough, NH, a quintessential New England community nestled in the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire, is seeking a highly motivated and experienced planning professional, to join its highly qualified administrative staff. The Town is looking for a dedicated individual who’s core responsibilities would be to compile and analyze data on economic, social, and governmental factors and trends impacting the local economy; propose policies, programs and regulations based on that information which will benefit the Town’s businesses and residents; develop and administer the Town’s promotional and marketing programs; develop and coordinate local business development and retention programs; provides staff support to the EDA, TIF District Advisory Committees, Master Plan Steering Committee and other boards, committees and subcommittees as directed; respond to inquiries from the public; conduct research, analysis, and special projects as assigned; and identify grant funding opportunities and prepare grant application submittals.
Deadline: August 20, 2021, 4 PM

Regional Planner
July 19, 2021

The Rockingham Planning Commission (RPC) is seeking a full-time Regional Planner to join its tightly-knit, award-winning team. The RPC region is a vibrant landscape of rural, suburban and urban communities located in southeast New Hampshire just an hour north of Boston, minutes to the New Hampshire beaches, and a short trip to the White Mountains. The Regional Planner will provide services directly to municipalities and land use boards and commissions including application and plan review, ordinance and regulation development, master plan preparation and work with other RPC staff on a variety of land use, transportation, economic development, and environmental projects. With twelve member communities in the NH coastal zone, the Regional Planner may also work collaboratively with our federal state and local partners on a variety of Coastal Resilience projects.
Deadline: Open until filled

Senior Planner
July 1, 2021

The dynamic and growing City of Rochester, NH seeks a Senior Planner to perform technical, administrative and policy - oriented work including professional level planning functions to administer and coordinate land use boards, programs and decisions that shape both the short-range and long-range land use of the community. The selected candidate will coordinate across functional areas of the planning process and must be highly knowledgeable about principles, practices, and techniques of planning; related state and federal laws, ordinances, rules and regulations; implementation of zoning and other ordinances; application of land use, design standards, economic development, affordable housing, and/or environmental review, to the planning process.

Land Use Coordinator
June 29, 2021
The Town of Lancaster is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as their Land Use Coordinator. The ideal individual will be a dynamic multi-tasker who is comfortable working in public positions and speaking in front of groups. Knowledge of NH Statutes concerning land use and public meetings is required as well as experience in community development.
Deadline: July 16, 2021

Regional Planner
June 23, 2021
Strafford Regional Planning Commission (SRPC) seeks a regional planner to join its team of hardworking, motivated individuals dedicated to providing the highest quality of public service in a friendly, progressive environment. SRPC’s staff work as an innovative and collaborative team focused on supporting our 18 member communities. The regional planner is an entry- to mid-level position, provides support to SRPC staff, and performs a wide array of land use planning functions. The regional planner provides direct planning assistance to SRPC's member communities on issues related to land use, zoning, subdivision, master planning, transportation, economic development, housing and hazard mitigation.
Deadline: Open until filled

Associate Planner pdf file
June 18, 2021
The Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission (UVLSRPC) is seeking an Associate Planner who is the glue that keeps its projects running smoothly. The position offers opportunities to work in all sectors of regional and municipal planning in collaboration with other staff and community partners and independently. There is potential in this position to lead projects and communities through various stages of planning and community engagement.
Deadline: July 15, 2021

Resiliency Coordinator
June 16, 2021

The City of Dover seeks a Resiliency Coordinator who prioritizes proposed arts, cultural, and environmental projects and creates a unified strategy to improve Dover’s resiliency in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Important issues to address include arts and culture, social connectivity, energy use and conservation, water conservation, recycling and waste reduction, transportation choices, building design, and education. The coordinator proposes initiatives or provides the necessary background research on initiatives proposed by other departments while assessing cost effectiveness, technical feasibility, and probability of achieving acceptance. Under the general supervision of the Assistant City Manager, the Resiliency Coordinator coordinates different aspects of sustainability and energy efficiency as it relates to the economy, environment, and overall community.
Deadline: July 7, 2021

Recording Secretary
April 29, 2021

The Town of Epsom is seeking to hire a Recording Secretary for the Epsom Planning Board. The Recording Secretary is responsible for attending Planning Board meetings, generally two meetings a month (2nd and 4th Wednesdays) for
approximately two hours per meeting. The position will require taking minutes, providing a typed draft copy of minutes for Board review, and a final typed set of minutes for public posting, all to be done in accordance with New Hampshire RSA 91-A.
Deadline: Open until filled

Housing Appeals Board Member - Professional Engineer/Land Surveyor pdf file
April 20, 2021

The Supreme Court will be accepting applications for a currently vacant position as a member of the Housing Appeals Board established by RSA chapter 679. In accordance with RSA 679:1, the vacant position must be occupied by a professional engineer or land surveyor. The term of the position shall be for the unexpired portion of a four-year term ending on June 30, 2024. Members of the Housing Appeals Board are appointed by the Supreme Court and commissioned by the Governor.
Deadline: Open until filled

Temporary Associate GIS Analyst/Associate Planner pdf file
April 7, 2021

The Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission (UVLSRPC) is seeking a temporary, entry-level Associate GIS Analyst/Associate Planner to complement our professional planning staff. The Associate GIS Analyst/Associate Planner will support the daily activities of planning staff, including conducting GIS analysis, preparing maps using ArcGIS software, researching and preparing reports, and assisting with the Commission’s transportation data collection program. This is a 30-40 hour per week temporary position ending December 31, 2021.
Deadline: Open until filled

February 1, 2021
Data Analyst pdf file

The Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission (SNHPC) is seeking a Data Analyst to complement its professional planning staff. The Data Analyst supports planning activities focused on using technology and data to inform regional and statewide decision-makers. The Data Analyst provides technical expertise to staff, SNHPC Commissioners, agency representatives, and other stakeholders through services such as data collection and analysis, performance measure target setting, database development and management, travel demand model support, and report writing. The individual filling this position not only collaborates with SNHPC staff but also works closely with stakeholders and staff from other planning agencies from the SNHPC region and others across the state, including Regional Planning Commissions, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, the New Hampshire Department of Transportation, and the Federal Highway Administration, among others.
Deadline: Open until filled

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NH Office of Strategic Initiatives
Governor Hugh J. Gallen State Office Park
Johnson Hall, 3rd Floor  |  107 Pleasant Street  |  Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2155  |  fax: (603) 271-2615