Massachusetts Association
of Consulting Planners

Job Position: Director of Land Use Management in Westford

09 Nov 2017 2:44 PM | Daphne Politis (Administrator)

Please see the job posting below for the Director of Land Use Management
in Westford.  I am moving on to work for Mass Housing Partnership/DHCD in
a new position, Housing Choice Program Director starting 11/14/17.  

TOWN OF WESTFORD
Director of Land Use Management

The Town of Westford is seeking applicants for the position of Director of
Land Use Management (DLUM).  This position works under the direction of
the Town Manager and with input from the Board of Selectmen, Planning
Board, Conservation Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Economic
Development Committee and the Affordable Housing Committee/Affordable
Housing Trust.  This position performs highly responsible, professional,
technical, supervisory and administrative work, while exercising
considerable independent judgment relating to land use issues; including
extensive knowledge of the principles and methods of land use planning and
project permitting. The DLUM organizes, coordinates, and supervises the
Westford land use departments, including long range planning, project
review processes in accordance with MGLs, local zoning and local
regulatory ordinances, by-laws of the town, and other applicable rules and
regulations.  The DLUM is responsible for carrying out a wide range of
research and representational activities requiring extensive experience
negotiating with developers, lawyers, and abutters.  This position demands
excellent judgment, analytical ability, diplomacy and confidentiality.  

Candidates should have a Master's Degree in Urban Planning or a related
field and a minimum of 6-8 years of progressively responsible planning
experience with 4 years in a supervisory capacity or demonstrably similar
experience.  AICP Certification is strongly preferred or the ability to
obtain certification within a year after hire. Hiring salary range $88,127
to $105,000. 

Pleases submit resume and cover letter by 11/27/2017 to
phicks@westfordma.gov or send to:
Westford Town Hall
Pam Hicks, Director of Human Resources
55 Main Street
Westford, MA 01886

For a full position description please visit www.westfordma.gov
EEO/AA Employer

_____________________
Chris Kluchman, FAICP
Director of Land Use Management
Town of Westford
55 Main Street
Westford, MA 01886
ckluchman@westfordma.gov
tel.  978-692-5524

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