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Planning and Development Director, Town of Camden, Maine

Planning and Development Director
Town of Camden – Maine

$62,000 – $79,000 a year

Job Summary

The Town of Camden, Maine is seeking an experienced, creative and enthusiastic Planning and Development Director who will be responsible for managing the Town’s Planning, Code Enforcement and Development Department as well as having responsibility for the Town’s strategic planning and community & economic development activities.  This position reports to the Town Manager and provides staff support to a number of citizen committees and boards.

Duties and Responsibilities

Planning – providing support to Department staff in reviewing development projects in accordance with local land use ordinances, providing support to the Planning Board in the development of land use policy and managing master planning and other strategic land use planning projects.

Community Development – overseeing the entire continuum from planning to implementation of a variety of different community based initiatives.

Economic Development – designing and managing programs, projects, policy and activities to retain, expand or attract businesses to Camden.  Also provides staff support to the Economic Development Advisory Committee and is the Town’s liaison with local business groups.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Master’s Degree in Urban Planning, Economic and/or Community Development or related field supplemented by four (4) years of professional local government planning experience; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.
  • Public Sector Experience preferred.


This is a full time position with an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical and contribution toward Main State Retirement as well as the option for ancillary benefits (dental and income protection.

For more information please visit: http://www.camdenmaine.gov/index.asp?Type=B_JOB&SEC={1A0A47F9-D01A-4394-B97E-1921551B45CA}

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