Town of Readsboro, Vermont

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The Town of Readsboro is seeking candidates for the position of Zoning Administrator.  This position requires the Zoning Administrator to administer the Readsboro Zoning Bylaws literally and to assist applicants with Zoning Applications and any required follow up.

The position requires an ability to explain the bylaw requirements to those making inquiries about all land use within the Town of Readsboro including required state permits (permits for: building expansion/new construction, sub division of  land, conditional & change of use, variances etc.) are examples of applications the Zoning Administrator may receive and process.

The Zoning Administrator is the enforcement arm of the Zoning Bylaws.  Knowledge of Vermont statutes regarding land use and development are necessary to perform the functions required for this position.

Good communication skills are important as the Zoning Administrator is responsible for all contact regarding the bylaws, works independently, but also interacts with the Planning Commission and the Development Review Board.

This is an important position that serves the community and town governance.  The Zoning Administrator is appointed by the Selectboard and reports to the Selectboard.  This is a part-time position funded by a stipend plus mileage.  Training and workshops are available to assist with the learning process.  The position requires diligent recordkeeping of all applications and their status.

The Zoning Administrator Handbook is available at the Town Office.  A copy of the Bylaws are available at the Town Office and on the Town of Readsboro website:  www.

Applications are due Friday, January 6, 2017, by 3:00 p.m. Interested candidates should forward a detailed letter of interest and a completed job application to the Town of Readsboro Planning Commission, ATTN:  Sue Bailey, P.O. Box 187, 301 Phelps Lane, Readsboro, VT  05350.
Posted: 11/21/16

Posted:  02/09/17   

Click below to view the job description and employment application

Zoning Administrator Job Description

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Readsboro Employment Application






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