Employment

The FRCOG is an equal opportunity employer and is particularly interested in candidates from a diverse range of cultural, ethnic, and racial backgrounds, and who are well-suited to understanding and addressing the needs of the diverse population we serve.  Job openings are posted here when they exist. To learn more about the FRCOG before applying, review our latest Annual Report.

Current Job Postings:

Land Use & Natural Resources Planner 

Land Use & Natural Resources Planner position, 30 hours/week (potential for 37.5 hours/week) in the Franklin Regional Council of Governments Planning Department. The position is responsible for working on zoning and land use regulations, including provision of technical assistance to towns on Special Permit and Site Plan Review applications. In addition, the planner will work on Open Space and Recreation, Watershed Resiliency, Multi-Hazard Mitigation, and Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Plans and projects related to the Green Communities Act.

Candidate should possess a Master’s Degree in planning or landscape architecture with at least one year of related work experience.

Hiring Range: $38,000 – $42,000 per year (30 hours/week), depending on experience plus benefits. Graphics experience desirable.

Submit a letter of interest and resume by mail to Kimberly Noake MacPhee, Land Use & Natural Resources Program Manager, Franklin Regional Council of Governments, 12 Olive Street, Greenfield, MA 01301. Applications should be received no later than January 28, 2019. This position will remain open until filled.

Town Accountant

The FRCOG seeks a highly professional, skilled, organized individual to provide municipal accounting services to Franklin County Towns.  The position is currently part-time (up to 16 hours per week) with a possibility of becoming full-time soon.  The right person can juggle competing deadlines and schedule changes, and possesses excellent customer service skills.  Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and be able to travel throughout Franklin County.  Responsibilities include maintaining general and subsidiary ledgers and accounts, warrant preparation and preparing all related documents including Schedule A, Balance Sheets and Year-End Reports for 2 to 4 Towns.  Degree in accounting or related field, 3 years Massachusetts municipal experience, and familiarity with Abila MIP software preferred.  Willing to train.  Questions to bdean@frcog.org .

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume ASAP to:

Accountant Search, FRCOG, 12 Olive St., Suite 2, Greenfield, MA 01301.
Applications accepted until position is filled.

Town Accountant Job Description