The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) in east-central Vermont is seeking an energetic, multi-faceted Planner as part of our team of professional staff.

The Planner will be responsible for individual projects, as well as assisting other professionals on a variety of existing projects. General planning duties include working with local officials on a variety of projects, primarily writing comprehensive plans, hazard mitigation plans, and grant management. Additional work in regional planning, transportation, water quality, and energy is likely.

Candidates must have excellent public speaking skills, be adept at written communication, be proficient in Microsoft Office, have a public service-attitude and sense of humor, a high degree of operating independently, and have the ability to grasp technical concepts quickly. A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in planning, natural sciences, or a related field. Experience in social media, training programs, GIS, grant management, land use planning, transportation, or emergency management is desired. A master’s degree or AICP or CFM certification is a plus. Position requires a reliable vehicle and attendance at night meetings. Partial remote work is possible.

TRORC’s service area is comprised of 30 towns in east-central Vermont with a combined population of 56,000. While most of the region is quite rural, we also have excellent recreational assets, very low unemployment and a variety of cultural and educational opportunities. TRORC’s offices are beautifully located on a conserved farm on the outskirts of Woodstock, Vermont.

Candidates are encouraged to learn more about TRORC at www.trorc.org.

Starting salary is $46-52k, depending on experience, accompanied by an outstanding benefits package. Applicants must submit by email to pgregory@trorc.org as separate pdfs the following: a cover letter stating desired salary, three references with phone and email contacts, a resume, and a writing sample.

Cover letter should be addressed to:

Peter G. Gregory, AICP, Executive Director

Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission

128 King Farm Road

Woodstock, VT 05091

Position posted 5/3/22 and open until filled. TRORC is an equal opportunity employer.

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