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The Town of Swanzey (pop. 7,200), located in southwestern New Hampshire’s Monadnock Region, seeks a qualified individual to serve as its next Director of Planning and Economic Development. Working under the general direction of the Town Administrator and the Board of Selectmen, the Director provides management, leadership, and coordination to the planning, zoning, code enforcement, and economic development activities of the Town.

The ideal candidate to join our team in this full-time, supervisory position will have a degree in planning, community development, environmental studies, public administration, or a closely related field supplemented by five years of professional local government planning experience.

Salary range for this position is $57,500 to $71,000 and includes a competitive benefit package.

Interested candidates should review the full job description and posting on the Town website ( and email a completed Town employment application (available for download here), cover letter, resume, and three references to Town Administrator Michael Branley at or submit to:

Town of Swanzey
Michael Branley, Town Administrator
PO Box 10009
Swanzey, NH 03446.

Review of applications by a screening panel will begin on June 7, 2018.

The Town of Swanzey is an Equal Opportunity Employer.