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The Franklin Regional Council of Governments (FRCOG) is expanding its planning department!

We seek a full-time (37.5 hours/week) Senior Planner/Planner to work on innovative, rural issues and projects including housing, zoning, and land use projects.  The FRCOG is a municipal service organization that includes an interdisciplinary regional planning agency serving 26 communities in Franklin County, the most rural county in Massachusetts. Our agency has been recognized as a groundbreaking, creative, and collaborative agency for its work on climate resiliency, alternative transportation, and livability.

The Senior Planner/Planner will work on a diverse range of regional and municipal projects to address local needs related to housing, zoning, resiliency, sustainable development practices and more. The Senior Planner/Planner has the opportunity to manage projects, write grants, conduct research and analysis, write plans and present project information to the general public, municipal officials and other stakeholders.   A hybrid, 3-day in-office schedule is currently available.


  • Master’s Degree in Planning and 1 to 3 years of progressively responsible relevant experience; OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3 to 5 years of relevant experience.

Hiring range for this position is $56,000 – $75,000 per year, depending on experience and qualifications, with excellent benefits.

Job Description (.pdf)
To Apply

Resume and letter of interest to [email protected], Attn: Planning Position.

Applications should be received no later than Monday, March 20, 2023. The search will continue until the position is filled.

The FRCOG is an equal opportunity employer and is interested in candidates from a diverse range of cultural, ethnic, and racial backgrounds, and who are well-suited to understanding the needs of the diverse populations we serve.


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