The town of Ware seeks person with vision, knowledge, and energy to fill the position of Director of Planning and Community Development. This is a great opportunity to plan and implement. Work includes reviewing development projects prior to permitting and long-term planning; coordinating public hearings to review and deliberate on proposed development; coordinating and drafting modifications to the zoning bylaw; interpreting state and municipal development regulations; providing information and education to developers, residents, and other interested parties relative to planning projects; serving the Planning Board and other town land use and development boards and committees, implementing special initiatives or projects; working with other state and local town boards and officials to coordinate optimal planning and development outcomes; supervising staff; and ensuring for the overall efficiency of department operations. The Director seeks and promotes economic development and guides the town’s Block Grant program.

Applications and full job description are on town’s website, www.townofware.com. Review of applications will begin on Jan. 4 and will continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter, resume, and application to Town Manager, Ware Town Hall, 126 Main St., Ware, MA 01082 or to sbeckley@townofware.com. AA/EOE