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Assistant Town Planner – Town of Windsor, CT

The Town of Windsor, CT is looking for an exceptional candidate to fill a full-time Assistant Town Planner position.  Connecticut’s first town is strategically located on the beautiful Farmington and Connecticut Rivers between Hartford, CT and Springfield, MA and is home to over 29,000 residents and a wide array of local and corporate businesses.

 The Town of Windsor is an organization made up of diverse individuals who are committed to providing quality service through integrity, responsiveness, innovation, passion, and partnership.  The Windsor Planning Department has a staff of four that works within a larger, comprehensive Development Team, which is dedicated to the safe, balanced conservation and development of the town.  This position provides the opportunity for working as part of a team on a broad range of cutting-edge planning programs such as transit-oriented and neo-traditional development, and form-based regulations, in addition to the more traditional responsibilities of zoning administration and long-range planning.  The starting salary range is $57,500 to $62,500, depending on qualifications and experience.  Town employees enjoy a comprehensive benefit package, including but not limited to, health, dental, and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, short and long-term disability, and a defined contribution retirement plan.

 The Position

The successful candidate will assist in the development and implementation of regulations, plans, the capital improvement program, and other studies; provide public information on applications, ordinances, and related planning programs; monitor and project socio-economic and other trends; maintain GIS and other databases; help administer the historic district, subdivision and zoning regulations; provide staff support to the Town Planning and Zoning Commission and Historic District Commission; administer the town GIS system and provide mapping services to internal and external users; prepare or assist in grant applications; and a variety of other miscellaneous duties.

Our Ideal Candidate will:

  • be enthusiastic, team-spirited, motivated, organized, and customer service oriented
  • communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse customers and coworkers
  • have a Masters Degree in planning, or a closely related field (required)
  • have at least two years of related work experience (preferred)
  • have a working knowledge of ESRI GIS software (required)
  • have the ability to work safely and independently
  • have a valid driver’s license

 To apply:  Complete an on-line application at townofwindsorct.com/humanresources/ and attach a cover letter and a resume.  The deadline for submission of application materials is Monday, May 21, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.  The Town of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce.  EOE/AA.

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