The town of Millville is seeking applicants for this new full-time position (30+ hrs with benefits). We are looking for someone capable of wearing multiple but essential hats at Town Hall.

  • Town Planner: (approximately 10 hrs/wk, and two monthly evening meetings). The department head for the Planning Office works with committees, department heads and the public and is responsible for coordinating all planning activities in the town. The position provides professional planning and land use advice, technical assistance, coordinates and advises town boards and departments on issues relating to land use regulation and permitting, municipal planning, open space preservation, and economic development, serves as staff support to the Planning Board.
  • Special Assistant to the Town Administrator: (approximately 15 hrs/week) The work will be varied, from grant writing, policy writing, personnel matters, legal matters, special projects and research, Selectmen Meeting support, and assorted accounting and clerical office support as needed.
  • Assistant Services to Town Department Heads: (Approximately 5 hrs/wk) Includes other tasks such as providing Assistant services to the town’s Assessor or other Department Heads with direct supervision by such Department Heads.

The successful candidate is expected to work independently, within established policies and procedures and the requirements of federal, state and local law, with direct supervision and managerial support as necessary to ensure success, have ability to manage and juggle multiple time and task demands, and be eager to learn new skills.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two plus years of related experience (or equivalent combination)
  • Knowledge of land use planning, state and local land use legislation, procedures, codes, standards for development, and zoning issues
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Familiarity with GIS

Salary to be determined depending on qualifications and experience. Please send cover letter and resume to: Town Administrator at townadmin@millvillema.org. The position will remain open until filled.