Southwest Region Planning Commission (NH)

The Southwest Region Planning Commission (SWRPC) is looking to fill the position of Planner.

Background: SWRPC is based in Keene, NH and serves 34 communities of the Monadnock Region. Primary duties will focus on a range of transportation planning projects along with opportunities to contribute to other areas of the agency work program including economic development, energy, and public health planning. SWRPC utilizes a professional approach in serving member municipalities, encourages coordination and collaboration among a range of stakeholders, and its work is grounded in sustainable planning principles. To learn more about SWRPC and the region we serve, review the regional plan for Southwest NH at this link:

Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in planning or related field and 2+ years’ experience in a planning-related environment, or Master’s degree in planning or related field. Preference may be shown to more experienced candidates with several years’ professional planning experience.

Additional Qualities: Good understanding of generally accepted planning principles and practices, research and analytical skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task, familiarity with common office computer applications, well organized, excellent writing and presentation skills, strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Proficiency with ArcGIS a plus. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to attend evening meetings.

Compensation: Full time, salaried position with competitive benefits package. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and writing sample via email to and/or mail to the address below. Professional references may also be included.

Tim Murphy, Executive Director
Southwest Region Planning Commission
37 Ashuelot Street
Keene, NH 03431

Other: Position open until filled – therefore, prompt reply is encouraged. Applications received prior to March 2, 2018 will be given preference. EOE. SWRPC reserves the right to close this position announcement and search process at any time at its sole discretion.



Tim Murphy

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