Employment Opportunity - Town Planner

The Town of Pownal is accepting resumes for the newly created position of Town Planner. The Town of Pownal is a growing community located in Cumberland County with a population of about 1600.

The position is responsible for duties associated with town planning, land use ordinance editing and drafting, project management, special projects, land use planning and duties outlined in the full job description. The Town Planner will work in partnership with the Planning Board, Economic Development & Sustainability Committee, Future Facilities Committee, Code Enforcement Officer, Select Board, and other entities as determined by the project. The Town Planner reports to the Select Board.

A Bachelor’s degree in land planning or a related field from an accredited college or university. Three(3)years’ experience in the field of land planning, zoning, and development for a governmental entity or private enterprise. A Master’s degree may be substituted for two (2) years of professional experience. Any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Salary will commensurate with qualifications.


The Town Planner position is a 32-hour-a-week position Monday through Thursday and evening meetings, as necessary. The Town offers health insurance, dental insurance, short and long-term disability, vision, and life insurance as outlined in the Personnel Policy.


A cover letter and resume should be submitted to:

Town of Pownal

Attn:  Town Administrator

429 Hallowell Road

Pownal, ME  04069


Or by email to administrator@pownalmaine.org.

This position will remain open until filled. The Town of Pownal is an equal opportunity employer.