Hiring: Planner/Zoning Enforcement Officer:

Deadline: December 20, 2022, or until filled.

Full-time Development Services position with the Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments acting as Zoning Enforcement Officer/Blight Officer for several towns in southeastern Connecticut. Duties will include receiving and investigating zoning violation complaints, issuing notices of violation, issuing cease and desist orders as necessary, signing off on Certificates of Zoning Compliance, and advising municipal Zoning Boards of Appeals (ZBAs).

Additional planning tasks may include contributing to local and regional plans; reviewing applications; conducting research regarding social and fiscal indicators, laws, and regulations; advising municipal planning/zoning commissions, Inland Wetlands commissions, and other regulatory committees.

Certification as a Certified Zoning Enforcement Officer must be obtained within one year of employment. Part-time applicants may be considered. Salary will be dependent upon experience and qualifications of applicant.

This position is partially funded by a State of Connecticut Regional Performance Incentive Program grant intended to enable regional Councils of Governments to expand the types of services available to member municipalities.

Background Desired: Experience in Zoning and/or Planning; Certification as a Certified Zoning Enforcement Officer and/or AICP certification preferred.

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