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Assistant Planner Town of Canton

The Town of Canton Land Use Office 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 three (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 $52,000 to $68,000.


Applications must be received by Tuesday, January 6th at 4:30 p.m. to Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, Collinsville, CT 06013.  Attention: Robert Skinner. EOE

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