Preservation Planner

Position Details

Type Full Time
Offered By Town of Brookline
333 Washington Street
Brookline, Massachusetts
Salary $1,195 per week
Deadline 02/10/2015
For More
Name: Human Resources
Phone: 617-730-2120

The Town of Brookline is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Preservation Planner to perform complex administrative and professional work in administering the Town’s Local Historic District (LHD), Neighborhood Conservation District (NCD) and Demolition Delay bylaws to identify, preserve, and protect the architectural and historicall resources of the Town. . Starting salary $1,195/week plus generous benefits.


Under the direction of the Assistant Director for Regulatory Planning, this position will process applications for review by the Preservation and NCD Commissions; review plans for all exterior renovations to buildings within LHDsand NCDs; prepare materials for public hearings; assist in the administration of the Demolition Delay By-law; and work with other Town departments, property owners and the general public on a wide variety of historic and preservation issues


Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in historic preservation or closely related field; Master’s degree highly desirable. Working knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to historic preservation; architectural history, and the cultural and landscape resources of historic preservation planning. Ability to read architectural plans and assess the significance of buildings and landscapes. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Superior organizational skills. Expertise in Microsoft Word and familiarity with graphics illustration programs such as power point and/or Adobe Create Suite products (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).

How to Apply

Resume and cover letter by Feb. 10, 2015 to: