Principal Planner / GIS Manager – Town of Middletown, RI

POSITION:                                            Principal Planner / GIS Manager

DEPARTMENT:                                     Planning & Economic Development

REPORTS TO:                                     Director of Planning & Economic Development

JOB CLASSIFICATION:                       11A

TITLE CLASSIFICATION:                     Principal Planner / Middletown Municipal Employees Association /



The Principal Planner / GIS Manager is responsible for managing, organizing, coordinating and maintaining the Town of Middletown geographic information system (GIS), program and staff. This position also manages, prepares and administers planning related grant applications and serves as the Project Manager on various grant-funded and other related projects. The Principal Planner / GIS Manager assists the Director of Planning & Economic Development with administration and coordination of the overall Planning Department activities and the supervision of the Economic Development program and staff. This position provides technical advice and administrative support in land use planning and organizing, coordinates programs and decisions that shape both current land development and long-range plans of the community and is responsible for formulating and implementing programs that require a comprehensive knowledge of subdivision rules and regulations, zoning and land use regulations, and community and economic development principals and procedures. The Principal Planner / GIS Manager assumes the role of the Director of Planning & Economic Development in his/her absence. The Principal Planner/GIS Manager is responsible for providing general services and support throughout the Town as assigned. This position interfaces with the general public, taxpayers, customers, outside agencies, employees and others on a daily basis and requires a commitment to the highest quality of customer service.

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