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Town Planner, Town of Hooksett, NH

Town of Hooksett, NH
Town Planner Position

Hooksett has location, location, location! We are a community of over 14,000 residents in Southern New Hampshire.  We are located within an hour’s drive from our State’s beautiful Seacoast, Lakes, White Mountains and Boston, MA, all with direct access from Hooksett’s major highways. NH’s largest city, Manchester, borders to our South and NH’s capital, Concord, to our North. We are within a 15 minute drive to Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.  AS OUR NEW TOWN PLANNER YOU CAN MAKE HOOKSETT’S VISIONS A REALITY!

The Town Planner will exercise primary responsibility over the conduct of all business relating to land use in the Town of Hooksett. This role will need to exercise judicious and clear leadership in support of the Planning Board to include deliberations and decisions via Federal, State and Local regulations.

Preferred Master’s degree in municipal planning, community development, public administration or a related field, member American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) desirable, NH driver’s license, GIS a plus, Supervisory experience a plus; OR any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge’s, skills and abilities.


This is a full-time salary exempt position. Must pass all pre-employment background checks and tests.  Salary range $47,923 – $88,192. Competitive benefits package.  6 month probation.  Work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm with evening meetings and overtime as needed.

Please submit completed Town application, resume and cover letter to: Dr. Dean E. Shankle, Jr., Town Administrator, 35 Main Street, Hooksett, NH 03106 or email townadministrator@hooksett.org .  A detailed job description and application are available via www.hooksett.org or at the above Administration address.

Closing Date: December 8, 2017

Equal employment opportunity employer.

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