Hiring: Farmland Preservation Specialist – MDAR
The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources seeks a Farmland Preservation Specialist (Regional Planner III) to support to the Department’s Agricultural Preservation Restriction (APR) Program. The Farmland Preservation Specialist is primarily responsible for: planning, managing and coordinating APR farmland restriction acquisitions as assigned. While acquisitions for this position are intended to be primarily in the Western region of the state with a focus on Hampshire County, work assignments may be made on a statewide basis depending on need. While there is a significant amount of fieldwork involved, the position is based out of the West Springfield office. At present, staff members are tele-commuting due to the COVID-19 pandemic.