The Town of Windham, ME is seeking applicants for the position of Planning Director.

General Summary:
The Planning Director is a department head level position responsible for managing, supervising, and coordinating the activities of the Planning Department. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing professional planning services which may involve the implementation of, and revisions to, the Comprehensive Master Plan, Land Use and Subdivision Ordinances and other related regulations, ordinances and policies. The Planning Director operates in accordance with the Town Charter and policies, local ordinances, state and federal laws, and under the general guidance and direct supervision of the Town Manager. Performance is evaluated upon observation and results.

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Required Education/Experience:
  • Master’s degree in land use planning;
  • Five (5) years’ experience in the field of land planning, zoning, and development for a governmental entity or private enterprise;
  • At least two years of supervisory and/or management experience; or
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities needed to accomplish the essential functions of the position.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
  • Computer literacy and experience with Microsoft Office products and GIS.
  • AICP certification, desired.
  • Valid Maine driver’s license, Class C.
  • Ability to supervise the work of departmental staff including; coordinating, assigning, monitoring, and evaluating work.
  • An understanding of the Town’s political environment and the ability to function effectively within that environment.

Please submit application, résumé, salary history and salary requirements no later than 4:00 p.m. (E.S.T.) Friday, June 22, 2018.

Please submit via email to: , fax 207.892.1910, or mail to Town of Windham, 8 School Road, Windham, ME 04062. You may also apply online at