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Town of McCandless Seeking Planning and Development Administrator

Town of McCandless is seeking qualified candidates for the department head level position of Planning and Development Administrator. The Incumbent is retiring after 24 years of service and manages the planning, building and codes inspection functions for the Town. This position is responsible for overseeing development in the municipality, including site and subdivision reviews and development and building construction.

The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal planning and community development as well as a track record of professional development activities, and prior zoning code administration experience. The individual should enjoy working in a small, yet fast paced organizational atmosphere, collaborating with his/her peers, and being an effective and positive member of the Town’s management team. He/she should be decisive, collaborative, open minded, fair, ethical, and honest.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum requirements include Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Master’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration or a closely related field.
  • Three years of progressively responsible experience in municipal government. Or any acceptable combination of experience and training.

How to Apply

The Town offers a very competitive salary and benefits package. A complete position description is available for review on the Town’s website here. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. Review of resumes will begin on December 16, 2019.

The Town of McCandless is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, are be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. The Town of McCandless does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Deadline to apply is January 31, 2020.