The town of Ware is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Director of Planning and Community Development. The department is responsible for performing studies and preparing plans related to land use and development; to draft and administer regulations which carry out those plans. This position is responsible for specialized projects relating to town development. The Director assists Boards and Commissions with project reviews and pursuing the town’s vision.  Responsible for identifying and securing financial aid for community projects.  Oversees the CDBG programs.  Economic Development is a priority.  Must work successfully with public and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, or related field and three years of municipal planning experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience. Experience with CDBG programs, GIS and AICP are preferred. Full job description at www.townofware.com. Applicants should submit cover letters and resumes to: Stuart Beckley, Town Manager, 126 Main St., Ware, MA 01082 ; sbeckley@townofware.com .  The town of Ware is an A/A EEO employer.

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