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In-State Employment

Assistant Building Official/Assistant Zoning Enforcement Officer – Southbury, CT
Post date: 11/24/2015
Close date: 11/30/2015

Summary: Under the direction of the Building Official and Land Use Administrator, responsible for administration, enforcement and interpretation of Building and Zoning Codes.

Salary & Benefits: $36,361 DOE, 35 hours per week/full time.

Qualifications: High school graduate in trades and five years experience in the construction field and knowledge and experience with zoning issues or any equivalent combination of education, training and work experience. CT Assistant Building Official license required and CAZEO certification must be obtained within two years of appointment. Valid driver’s license.

To Apply: Applications and job description available online at  Deadline for submitting applications is November 30, 2015.  ADA/EOE.

Assistant Planner – West Haven, CT
Post date: 11/20/2015
Close date: 12/10/2015

Summary: The Assistant Planner shall provide technical and professional support services to the Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and as needed assistance to other related land use boards and commissions. This position shall be responsible for daily administration of the zoning regulations under the direction of the Director of Planning and Zoning or Commissioner, planning and Zoning. He/she shall also carry out professional level project assignments as are periodically necessary.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in City or Regional Planning, Engineering, Environmental Science, Geography or related field with a minimum of four (4) years experience in zoning, planning or natural resource management fields. Graduate degree may be accepted in lieu of one (1) year’s experience.

Salary & Benefits: $82,246.00

To Apply: Resumes should be sent to:

Beth A. Sabo, Director
City of West Haven
Department of Personnel/Labor Relations
355 Main Street
West Haven, CT 06516

Planner – Westport, CT
Post date: 11/18/2015
Close date: 11/30/2015

Summary: Planner is responsible for a wide range of administrative, technical planning and zoning review tasks which support the department. Reviews zoning applications, issues compliance correspondence, interprets and explains Town zoning codes, regulations and ordinances to the public etc. Reviews all maps prior to final authorization and filing on the land records. Prepares reports and researches issues for the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Zoning Board of Appeals. Conducts compliance inspections, bond release inspections and field investigations.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in City or Community Planning or closely related field and three years’ work experience in a related field. Must be familiar with computer software, including word processing, spreadsheets and database mgmt. Proficient with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Must possess and maintain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license. Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is desirable.

Salary & Benefits: $56,225 – $78,028

To Apply: 

HR/Personnel Department
Westport Town Hall
110 Myrtle Avenue
Westport, CT 06880

Equal Opportunity Employer

Principal Planner – Transportation Special Projects – Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG)
Post date: 11/17/2015
Close date: 12/16/2015 (open until filled)

Summary: CRCOG is seeking a qualified Principal Transportation Planner or Engineer to perform a variety of transportation planning activities. The primary duty for the person selected for this position will be to oversee a number of short or long-range projects. Full description here.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in transportation planning, urban planning, engineering or a closely related field and five years of increasingly responsible experience or a combination of training and work experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the duties.

Salary & Benefits: $56,016 – $83,419

To Apply: Please send your resume and a cover letter to Jennifer Carrier, Transportation Director. Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to Ms. Jennifer Carrier at with the subject line ‘2015 Principal Planner Position’. Submissions via regular mail should be sent to CRCOG, 241 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06106. Resumes should be submitted by December 16, 2015, but the positions will remained open until filled. CRCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/H/F

Assistant Planner/Wetlands/Zoning Enforcement Officer – East Windsor, CT
Post date: 11/17/2015
Close date: 12/1/2015

NOTE: Applicants that submitted an application by November 6, 2015 do not need to re-submit. Your application is already on file.

Summary: The Town of East Windsor is seeking applications for a Full Time Assistant Planner/Zoning-Wetland Enforcement Official.  The position is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Town Zoning, Subdivision,Wetlands & Aquifer Protection Regulations; provides staff support to the ZBA and IWWC/CC & Agricultural Commission.

Qualifications: The applicant should have a good understanding of CGS, Land Use Regulations, Wetlands and Enforcement.  Strong computer and customer service skills area plus.  A minimum of 3 years experience and/or combination of education desired.  CZEO & AICP certification preferred.

Salary & Benefits: Salary is $55,548  plus excellent benefits.

To Apply: To apply send a cover letter, resume and completed application to the Office of the First Selectman, Town Hall, 11 Rye Street, P.O. Box 389, Broad Brook, Ct. 06016.  Deadline for applications is TUESDAY ,DECEMBER 1, 2015  at noon, but will remain open until filled.  EOE M/F   See full job description at


Part-Time Land Use Code Officer/Wetlands/Blight/Assistant ZEO II – Windsor Locks, CT
Post date: 10/16/2015
Close date: Open until filled


  • A minimum of three years of experience in land use development, enforcement, or natural resources with Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
  • Registered Soil Scientist capable of locating wetlands a plus.
  • DEEP Wetland Agent Training Segments I-III and CAZEO certifications preferred.
  • Ability to establish and maintain appropriate working relationships and interact courteously with fellow employees, public officials, commission members, property owners, and their representatives, and the general public.
  • Must possess a valid CT Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.
  • Flexible Schedule.
  • Ability to attend evening meetings required.

Salary & Benefits: Part-time 19.5 hours per week, non-benefited position. $26.01 per hour.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to: Director of Human Resources, Town Hall, 50 Church Street, Windsor Locks CT 06096. To request application form: Call (860) 627-1431 or email EOE/AA.


Out-of-State Employment

Associate Director, Division of Planning – Statewide Planning Program, RI
Post date:
Close date: 

Summary: To be responsible for the overall planning, development, implementation and administration of multiple planning programs/projects including: statewide planning, strategic planning, housing and community development, as well as, administrative and policy planning which require providing leadership and direction in shaping the state’s objectives, long-range planning programs, proposed legislation, policies and emerging technologies/methodologies that impact department’s overall planning functions; and to do related work as required. See complete description here.

Qualifications: Education: Such as may have been gained through: possession of a Master’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field; and
Experience: Such as may have been gained through: considerable employment in a highly responsible administrative and supervisory position involving professional planning functions related to community, regional and/or statewide programs including governmental administration and policy and program implementation. Or, any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience.

Salary & Benefits: $56.52 – $64.36 Hourly, $102,860.00 – $117,128.00 Annually. Non-Union. Hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm.

To Apply: Apply online here.

Affordable Housing Specialist – Cape Cod Commission, MA
Post date:
Close date: 
Open until filled

Summary: Provides technical support to public officials and the public concerning planning, regulatory and design issues related to affordable and other housing. Promotes smart growth development, higher density and mixed use housing.

Participates in multi-disciplinary project teams providing support and recommendations to public officials. Assists with development of the low and moderate housing component of local and regional plans, evaluates fairness of same. Comments on comprehensive permit and development of regional impact applications. See complete job description at

Qualifications:  Understanding of specification writing, cost estimating and financing housing projects. Ability to manage projects. Ability to plan, organize, analyze problems, and formulate recommendations. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of public and private groups. Requires superior communication, organization, independent judgment and initiative. Bachelor’s degree in urban planning/design, public administration plus five years of experience in housing planning and land use planning controls; master’s degree preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary & Benefits: $64,995 annual salary.

To apply: Send resume to Human Resources, PO Box 427, Barnstable, MA 02630 or email Position open until filled.


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