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The Town of Colchester is seeking a Planning and Zoning Director.

This engaging, team-oriented and entrepreneurial individual will:

  • engage the elected and appointed town bodies, residents, businesses and staff on land use and community planning;
  • plan and help implement long term community goals, including those outside of the traditional land use/community planning arena, primarily considering local input;
  • implement and enforce development regulations and inspections;
  • right-size our regulatory framework based on community values;
  • serve as a working department head along with staff; and
  • ensure that staff provide friendly and helpful service to fellow town staff, residents and the development community.

A bachelor’s degree and 5-8 years of related experience are preferred.

Starting salary, $72,000-$80,000, with a competitive benefits package.

For a complete job description, employment application, and to apply online, visit

Submit completed employment application, cover letter, and resume to Chad Bouvier, Asst. Human Resources Director, at

The Town of Colchester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.