Assistant Planner

Town of Canton

Canton, CT United States

The Town of Canton seeks qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Planner.  The Assistant Planner works under the general direction of the Director of Planning and Community Development and is responsible for processing, coordinating and analyzing land use applications, providing input on long range planning decisions and enforcing land use regulations including subdivision, zoning, and wetlands. GIS experience is preferred.

This is a professional planning position that requires an individual to work with independence and limited supervision. This position involves extensive public contact, and technical review of development-related applications.

Skills and knowledge required would generally be acquired with a Master's Degree from a recognized college or university in urban planning, land use planning or closely related field plus accumulated experience in municipal land use planning; OR a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in urban planning or related field with a minimum of 3 years of increasingly responsible work experience in municipal land use planning.  Wetlands Agent designation, CAZEO certification, GIS Certification, and or AICP certification is preferred but not required. Salary range is $66,000 to $74,000.

A copy of the complete job description and an application form can be found at the Town’s web site at  Applications must be received by

Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 4:30p.m. to Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, Collinsville CT 06019 - attention Robert Skinner. The Town of Canton is an equal opportunity Employer.

Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Land Use and Development Regulation and Zoning
Salary Range
$66,000 - $74,000

Contact Information

4 Market Street