Director of Planning and Economic Development

Town of Fairhaven

The town of Fairhaven (pop. 16,074), is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Planning and Economic Development. Candidate must possess a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of planning, economic development, land use regulations, strategic planning, grant administration and community relations. Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, or related field and five to seven years of relevant municipal experience; or a master’s degree in planning, public administration, or related field and a minimum of three years of relevant municipal experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that enables performance of all aspects of the position. AICP certification is desirable. The starting salary range is $79,601.60 to 87,880. Please submit cover letter, resume, and three references to Anne O’Brien, Human Resources Director, Town of Fairhaven, 40 Center St., Fairhaven, MA 01719. A full job description can be found at www.Fairhaven-MA.gov > Departments > Human Resources > Job Opportunities. Application deadline is Feb. 12. EOE