Director of Planning & Development
The Town of Clinton seeks an energetic, visionary Planner to lead the implementation of its Plan of Conservation & Development. The Town of Clinton is primed to undergo an economic and community renaissance and is seeking a full-time staff Planner to lead the charge. Under the general direction of the First Selectman and policy direction from the land use commissions, oversees and performs planning services in the areas of land use planning and regulation, economic development, housing, population trends, potable water and waste water needs, transportation, and related municipal planning areas; provides technical and administrative assistance to land use commissions and staff.
The preferred candidates will have graduated from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Urban/Regional Planning or closely related field and five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal, regional or state land use planning, including 1-2 years of supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Supervisory or advanced practice experience may be substituted for advanced degree.
Applications and the full job description are available in the First Selectman’s office or on the town website at https://clintonct.org/jobs.aspx. Please submit an application, resume, cover letter and list of three professional references to the First Selectman’s office, 54 East Main Street, Clinton CT 06413. You can also submit all of your information electronically on the town website at https://clintonct.org/jobs.aspx. Applications will be reviewed on a continual basis until the position is filled.