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Program Assistant-Permit Administrator – Town of Amherst

Full Time position to assist applicants through the complex permitting process of all Building and Land Use functions for the Town, including Inspectional Services, Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Conservation Commission, Historical Commission and all other town departments. This position will perform front-line customer service work and support the activities of Building and Land Use functions.

The successful candidate will have at minimum an Associates Degree in a related field, plus two years experience in municipal administration or building industry/three years of office experience serving or interacting with the public preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Also requires knowledge of office practices and procedures and the operation of town government and familiarity with rules, regulations and procedures pertaining to building and land use functions.  This position requires the ability to work independently and prioritize tasks, to interact tactfully and appropriately with the general public and other town departments, and demonstrated problem-solving skills. Total Salary Range $35,665-$55,920; hiring range DOQ.

For a complete job description and to apply on line, please visit www.amherstma.gov. Deadline to apply:  October 7, 2013.   Applications may also be completed in person at the Human Resources Department, 4 Boltwood Ave, Amherst MA.  The Town of Amherst is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmation Action employer and encourages diversity in the workplace.

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