Part-Time Zoning Officer

The town of Tiverton is looking to fill the part-time position of Zoning Officer, responsible for ensuring compliance with state and local laws and regulations relating to zoning, land use, building construction and maintenance, public health and safety, minimum housing standards, nuisances, blight and other matters of public concern. Duties include conducting inspections, preparing and tracking enforcement actions, and providing information and assistance to businesses, residents, the general public, and other town departments and offices. The successful candidate will have several years of experience with code enforcement, be able to work independently as well as collaboratively, and able to respond to inquiries, complaints, and requests for service in a timely, fair, tactful, and firm manner. Ability to read maps, legal documents and descriptions, prepare and maintain accurate records, and use computer programs and technology required. Additional requirements and a full job description may be found on the town’s website at; these are incorporated into this advertisement by reference as the basis for the evaluation of candidates.

Annual salary, $28,000 – $32,000 based upon 19 hours per week.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter that includes three references to: Personnel Board by mail, P.O. Box 38, Tiverton, Rhode Island 02878 or by email at

Application deadline is 4 p.m. on Monday August 26 2019. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. The Town of Tiverton is an equal opportunity employer.