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The Cape Cod Commission is the regional planning and land use regulatory agency serving the people who live and work in the 15 towns in Barnstable County. Our mission is to protect the unique values and quality of life on Cape Cod by coordinating a balanced relationship between environmental protection and economic progress.  

We welcome to our team intelligent professionals who can bring energy, expertise, and a strong work ethic to help us accomplish our mission to keep this special place special.

As an agency of Barnstable County government, in addition to competitive compensation, the Cape Cod Commission offers a great work environment and an excellent benefits package.

  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Flexible hybrid in-person/remote work schedule
  • 75% Commission paid health and dental insurance premiums with incentive-based wellness programs. Options include:
    • BC/BS Network Blue HMO 
    • BC/BS Care Elect PPO 
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO 
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO 
    • Delta Dental Premier 
  • Vision Plan 
  • Flexible Spending Account and dependent care assistance programs 
  • Low-cost basic group life insurance and voluntary life insurance 
  • AFLAC benefits 
  • Short- and long-term disability participation options
  • Barnstable County defined benefit pension plan and optional voluntary deferred compensation 457(b) plans 
  • Competitive paid time off including 14 paid holidays per year
  • Professional development and continuing education opportunities 
  • Employee assistance program

Current Career Opportunities


Special Projects Coordinator - starting $79,533 - $86,999/yr. See job description.

Works with staff and stakeholders to communicate complex information related to the economy, housing, infrastructure planning, environment, coastal resilience and other regional issues. Ability to visualize data, prepare public presentations and create graphic media. Supports public education through media outlets and by addressing local and regional officials and community groups. Ability to manage projects, plan, organize, analyze problems, formulate recommendations, and prepare reports. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of public and private groups including elected officials.

Requires superior communication, organization, writing, public presentation and graphics skills, and independent judgment and initiative. Bachelor’s degree in economics, regional or urban planning, communications, public administration or related field plus three to five years of experience at the local, regional or state level; master’s degree preferred; combination of private and public sector experience desirable; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Please apply online at Current Openings - Barnstable County (

Position open until filled.



 For information about employment with other agencies in Barnstable County Regional Government, please visit:
or direct your inquiries to:

Human Resources
P.O. Box 427
Barnstable, MA 02630
Phone: (508) 375-6648


Items Last Updated June 12, 2024

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