Barnstable County is…Cape Cod.

Employment Opportunities

Barnstable County logoHuman Resources, P.O. Box 427, Barnstable, MA 02630
Phone: (508)375-6646

Please send your resume to the above mailing or email address.  To avoid processing duplicate resumes please select one format to submit your resume. Faxed resumes are not accepted.  You will receive a reply within a few days acknowledging receipt of your resume.

The County does not have an application online.  Applications can be picked up at the County Commissioners Office, 3195 Main Street, Superior Court House, Barnstable Village.  Applications (unless otherwise requested in the job ad) are not required to be completed if submitting a cover letter and resume. 

The County reserves the right to modify the application deadline. After the deadline all applications will be reviewed and the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to one or more interviews. All applicants will be notified of their standing in the process as soon as a decision has been made regarding their individual application.


Individuals who need accommodations in order to participate in this process should contact Human Resources Department at the above address.

 Barnstable County is an EOE/AA Employer

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call
(800)795-3272 (voice) or (202)720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider employer, and lender.”

Barnstable County/ USDA Policy Statement



The Cape Cod Commission  is seeking to fill the following positions:

Regulatory Officer II- $59,519.20

The position requires knowledge of regional environmental planning and environmental protection principles as well as general legal and office procedures; excellent oral and written communication skills, public presentation skills, organization skills and skill at managing details. Ability to participate as a member of a team of regulatory officers, planners, engineers and technical staff; ability to prepare reports; ability to manage projects and work independently.


Bachelor’s degree in planning, environmental science, coastal studies, law or related field; Master’s degree or Juris Doctor preferred; minimum of one year of experience in regional planning, land use planning, environmental planning and or regulatory work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


See for more information and complete job description.


Send resume to Human Resources, PO Box 427, Barnstable, MA 02630 or email


Position open until filled.



Community Design/Affordable Housing Specialist – $64,995/year

Provides planning, design and regulatory expertise in support of the Commission’s policies, with a focus on promoting smart growth, higher density and mixed use housing in the region.

Participates in multi-disciplinary project teams providing support and recommendations to public officials on housing production to meet the needs of Cape residents. Assists with development of the low and moderate housing component of local and regional plans, evaluates fairness of same. Comments on affordable and other housing issues for comprehensive permit and development of regional impact applications.

Requires an ability to manage and coordinate projects. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of public and private groups. Understanding of specification writing, development cost estimating and financing housing projects.

Requires superior communication, organization, independent judgment and initiative. Bachelor’s degree in urban planning/design, public administration plus plus five years of experience in land use planning  and housing related issues; master’s degree preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Please apply to:

Human Resources,

Barnstable County/Cape Cod Commission,

P.O. Box 427,

Barnstable, MA 02630

or by emailing to:


To view the job description please go to: Community Design-Affordable Housing Specialist

Position open until filled.



The Cape Cod Commission  is seeking to fill the following position:

Geospatial Developer – $62,502/yr


The Cape Cod Commission is looking for a Geospatial Developer candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and one or more years of progressively responsible experience in a development role and with programming; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Applicants must have strong data and information management skills, analytical capabilities, and ability to interpret complex technical and scientific information and translate into code.

Candidates need to have an understanding of web technologies such as HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript; experience with SQL relational databases; familiarity with server side languages (PHP, NodeJS, Ruby, etc.) and using ESRI ArcGIS Javascript API, ESRI ArcMap, and ArcGIS Server map server technologies is desired.


Please apply to Human Resources, Barnstable County/Cape Cod Commission, P.O. Box 427, Barnstable, MA 02630 or email

To view the job description please go to: GeoSpatial Developer I

Position open until filled.