Assistant Zoning Inspector

Organization: Town of New Canaan, CT
Website: http://www.newcanaan.info

Posted: October 3, 2018 | Closing: December 31, 2018


Job Description

Town of New Canaan

Assistant Zoning Inspector

The Town of New Canaan is seeking to hire a full-time Assistant Zoning Inspector.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 1) interpreting and enforcing zoning regulations; 2) reviewing project development site plans and applying the applicable regulatory standards; 3) performing field inspections; and 4) meeting with contractors, homeowners and project professionals during the permitting process.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Urban Planning, Public Administration or related field and two (2) years of experience in zoning enforcement and/or municipal planning, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in reviewing and interpreting complex plans, specifications, technical studies/reports accompanied by familiarity with GIS a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience in the principles of municipal zoning and subdivision practices and of procedures, practices and methods of conducting inspections and investigations.
  • Ability to investigate and document all zoning complaints and action taken and prepare reports and memoranda for P&Z Commission, ZBA and other Town entities as required.
  • Applicant shall also possess strong written and verbal communications skills and be a proficient user of Microsoft Office products.
  • CAZEO membership and CZEO certification must be obtained within one year from the date of eligibility to qualify for membership and certification.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.

 

Background investigation and pre-employment physical required. Equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.  Complete the online application which can be found at www.newcanaan.info under Employment Opportunities then click on Current Job Openings and attach a cover letter and resume with at least three references. The position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is selected.  Salary is dependent on qualifications.


How to Apply

Complete the online application which can be found at www.newcanaan.info under Employment Opportunities then click on Current Job Openings and attach a cover letter and resume with at least three references. The position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is selected. Salary is dependent on qualifications.



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