Job Listing

  • Full Time
  • Portland, ME
  • $61,990.76 - $71,838.00 USD / Year
  • Department: Planning & Urban Development
  • Job Summary: We are seeking candidates for a planner position to conduct development review and to undertake planning initiatives for the sustained growth and vitality of Portland, Maine.
  • Job Qualifications:

    The position requires skills in project management, policy analysis and community engagement. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Experience with GIS, graphic design, and other analytical software is a plus. Municipal planning experience and master’s degree in planning or closely related field or equivalent combination preferred. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check.

  • How to Apply:

    Please visit the City’s website for more information and to apply.

  • Job benefits: Health, Paid Time Off, Optional Life, Dental, Vision and Income Protection Insurances, Choice of Retirement Plan, Tuition Reduction Program
  • Application URL:

Website City of Portland, ME

The City of Portland is the local governmental entity for Portland, Maine.

This position is primarily focused on reviewing applications for new development proposals, but will also include the opportunity to contribute to the long-range planning and policy initiatives of the department related to zoning changes, housing policy, transportation, sustainability, and more. Tasks involve review of development projects for compliance with municipal regulations and design guidelines, including but not limited to zoning, site plan, subdivision and historic preservation ordinances.