Natick Advertising for Director of Community & Economic Development


NATICK – The Town of is advertising for a Director of Community & Economic Development.

The current director is leaving for a new job in Virginia, and starts in mid-Sepetmber.

The salary range for the full-time job is $120,000 to $130,000

The Director of Community & Economic Development is responsible for providing overall management, coordination, and enforcement of Town bylaws related to building and development.

The Director is also responsible for planning activities, including: collaborating with Town Administration and other Town Departments on strategies for economic development, housing, transportation, environmental issues, and other topics as may arise; overseeing staff engaged in the discretionary permitting and site plan review processes; research and preparation of reports and presentations for the Planning Board and other committees; assisting the general public and the development community regarding matters and concerns related to land use, development, and zoning; promptly responding to frequent inquiries; delivering clear and authoritative communication of policy and ordinance requirements to the public and the development community; and regular attendance at community meetings, events, and work sessions.  

The Director of Community & Economic Development must have a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning or a related field and a minimum of 7 years in municipal planning with at least three 3 years at a supervisory level or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. 

The position is open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to or apply online at

A review of applications will begin immediately.


email: call or text at 508-315-7176

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