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Preservation Planner-PT

Department: Planning and Community Development
Location: 333 Washington Street
Brookline, MA, 02445
Salary: $34.50
Minutes Walk to Public Transit: 10
Job Close Date: 12/21/2018

The Town of Brookline, a culturally diverse community of 60,000 surrounded on three sides by Boston, is accepting applications for a part-time planner specializing in Preservation. Join our preservation team to assist the Planning Department with processing applications for review by the Preservation and NCD Commissions; review plans for all exterior renovations to buildings within Local Historic Districts and NCDs; prepare materials for public hearings; assist in the administration of the Town’s Demolition Delay By-law; and work with other Town departments, property owners and the general public on a wide variety of historic and preservation subjects. Assist in administering the Town’s Local Historic Districts, Neighborhood Conservation Districts (NCD) and Demolition Delay By-law to identify, preserve, and protect the architectural and historical resources of the Town. 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 to assess the significance of buildings and landscapes. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and organizational skills. Microsoft Word and familiarity with graphics illustration programs. Starting salary$34.50/hour.  18.50 hours per week.  Resume and letter of interest by December 21, 2018.

The Town of Brookline is an equal opportunity employer and dedicated to maintaining a diverse workforce.

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