NCC Employment Opportunities 

Attention outdoor enthusiasts! How would you like to come to work in a region known for its abundant and varied outdoor recreation opportunities? Our region includes the White Mountain National Forest, Connecticut Lakes, Appalachian Trail, and downhill and Nordic trails.

North Country Council in Littleton, N.H. provides planning and economic development assistance to the 51 communities and 25 unincorporated places forming the northern third of New Hampshire. With an economy built on recreation, natural and scenic resources, NCC is on the forefront of integrated planning for sustainable economic development and natural resource conservation. Read more about NCC initiatives on

Please email cover letter highlighting qualifications resume; writing sample; and three references to Operations Manager Kathleen Frenette at kfrenette@nccouncil org EOE.

Current Opportunities

Planner Positions

Sr. Community Planner

North Country Council, the regional planning commission and economic development district serving the 51 municipalities and 25 unincorporated places of northern New Hampshire, seeks a professional planner to lead its Community planning program. Position includes hands-on assistance to member communities, update and implementation of the region’s plan, and special projects  to increase the region’s resiliency.

Minimum requirements include a masters degree in planning, and 2 years of experience.  Must have strong interpersonal and written and oral communication skills; be able to make presentations; facilitate meetings; conduct public participation; develop, lead and manage projects with minimal supervision. Able to work well independently in a team environment.

Lead, manage and conduct community planning projects, multidisciplinary regional planning initiatives, and natural resource planning.

  • Provide day to day technical assistance and training to land use boards.
  • Review complex development proposals
  • Develop corridor plans.
  • Provide staff support and/or liaison to various internal and external boards, committees, agencies and organizations.
  • Provide guidance and training to other planning staff as needed.
  • Conduct outreach and education.
  • Provide small and large group facilitation services
  • Lead public engagement programs.

Position is open until filled.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Please email cover letter highlighting qualifications relative to this position; resume; writing sample; and three references to Operations Manager Kathleen Frenette at EOE.

Part-Time and Contract Planners

NCC seeks experienced Part-Time and Contract  professional planners to provide hands-on assistance to member communities in multiple areas of its operations for implementation of regional initiatives and associated projects.

North Country Council Internships

Internships Openings

North Country Council periodically seeks interns for temporary positions throughout the year. North Country Council is the regional planning commission and economic development district serving the communities in the northern third of New Hampshire. Our offices are located in downtown Littleton, N.H.

Internships available to assist with transportation data collection including traffic counts and culvert assessments. Will accompany NCC staff for fieldwork season.


  • Junior or Senior, Graduate student, or recent graduate.
  • Valid drivers license, clean driving record, and own vehicle.
  • Good oral communication skills.
  • Ability to use standard computer equipment and mobile device.
  • Microsoft proficient

These are paid positions. The hourly rate will be based on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.

The successful applicants will have the ability to work independently as part of a team of professionals, follow direction, complete tasks on time, and interact with the public in a professional manner.

Interested students should submit a letter of interest including qualifications and at least one work-related reference to:

North Country Council, Kathleen Frenette, Operations Manager

More information about North Country Council can be found at

To apply:  Please email your cover letter and resume including references to:




Last update January 28, 2017