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The town of Milford, NH, is seeking a full-time qualified and creative Town Planner to be responsible for land-use planning and environmental programs on behalf of the Office of Community Development. This position manages the review and analysis of the town’s permitting for land use and development applications; assists and provides guidance/recommendations and reports to town boards, commissions, committees, developers, land owners, and the general public on town regulations, policies, and land use information. The Planner prepares and writes documents relative to short-term and long-range planning regulations, codes, and policies; attends and participates at meetings and will be responsible for the management, organized planning, and mobilization of efforts in compliance with the town’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit program.
Requirements – bachelor’s degree in urban, city, and/or environmental planning and four years of related experience in municipal planning. Master’s degree in urban/regional planning is preferred. Extensive knowledge of land use and environmental planning principles and practices, as well as state and local land use legislation, procedures, codes, standards for development, and zoning issues is essential. Requires the ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally as well as the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with local, regional, and state officials, the general public, employees, developers, and consultants. Excellent customer-service and team work is essential. The position reports to the Director of Community Development, and is part of a progressive team that includes community development, building and code enforcement, environmental programs, and conservation.