Planning Director, Planning and Zoning Department

Town of Colchester

Colchester, CT United States

The Town of Colchester seeks applications from qualified individuals for the position of Town Planner. This position is responsible for the development and administration of a major department of the town including wetlands, zoning, and building. This position requires considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of land use, planning, zoning enforcement, grants administration, economic development, agriculture, historic resources, GIS administration, open space conservation, agriculture and the building office. Attendance at night meetings required. Position requires a Master's Degree in Urban Planning or closely related field. Five years' experience in municipal planning, including administrative and supervisory expertise preferred. Certification as Planner by the AICP is preferred. Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively with public officials, other agencies, and the public essential. Salary commensurate with experience.

All applicants must submit a completed Town of Colchester Employment application (available at, cover letter and resume to, First Selectman, Attn: Tricia Dean, 127 Norwich Ave, Suite 201, Colchester, CT 06415. Deadline for applications is 6/19/2019. EOE/AA

Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
Land Use and Development Regulation and Zoning
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