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 that are engaged in the Plan Conformance process. This ensures that the designated professional Plan Conformance lead representative from each municipality or county has a single point of contact within the Council staff. A list of Liaisons by county and municipality is available at the link below.


Employment Opportunities

Civil/Environmental Engineer (1/5/17)
The Highlands Council is currently seeking a full-time Civil/Environmental Engineer. Applications are being accepted through January 27, 2017. 

This position is responsible for the research, planning, development, implementation, and review of engineering-related projects for the Highlands Region including technical expertise in project review, stormwater management (including green infrastructure and low impact development/best management practices) and water resource management.

Complete details are available in the job posting.