Members of the Highlands Council are assisted in their policy-setting and decision-making by a professional staff that is dedicated to ensuring the Council has what it needs to protect natural resources, preserve the character and vitality of the Highlands and fulfill the Council's obligations under the Highlands Act and the Regional Master Plan.

Staff members also serve as liaisons to municipalities and counties that are engaged in the Plan Conformance process. This ensures that municipal and county officials and their professionals have dedicated points of contact within the Highlands Council staff for any Plan Conformance or other Highlands-related matters. A list of Liaisons by county and municipality is available at the link below.

 

Employment Opportunities

GIS Specialist (posted Wednesday, May 22, 2019)
The Highlands Council is currently seeking a GIS Specialist to process and prepare information for planners, scientists, the leadership team, and communications staff.  Applications are being accepted through Friday, June 21, 2019. Complete details are available on the civil service website job posting.

Chief Counsel (posted Wednesday, May 1, 2019)
The Highlands Council is currently seeking a Chief Counsel to provide legal support and counsel to the management team of the Highlands Council and to the chairperson and members of the Highlands Council. Applications are being accepted through Friday, May 31, 2019. Complete details are available on the civil service website job posting.