Town of Amherst NH

Careers

TITLE:   Planning Director/Deputy Health Officer/Code Enforcement Officer

 

Community Development Director

 The Town of Amherst is seeking an exceptional individual to lead its Office of Community Development. Amherst with a population of approximately 11,200 is located in southern New Hampshire.

The Community Development Office strives to effectively manage community change in accordance with the Master Plan and the Town’s ordinances and regulations. We do this by providing professional advice and technical expertise in a consistent and fair manner to citizens, boards, commissions, departments, and regional agencies on the implementation of land use ordinances, regulations, and policies for both the short- and long-term physical, economic, and community development of the Town. The office provides a variety of services including:

  • Land development review.
  • Master planning/long-range planning.
  • Building permitting and inspections.
  • Health and safety.
  • Economic Development: Commercial, Industrial, and Small Business.

The Community Development Office includes the Building, Code Enforcement, Planning, Zoning, and Economic Development Departments. It also provides support to the Town’s Zoning Board of Adjustment, Planning Board, Historic District Commission, Conservation Commission, and the Heritage Commission. In support of the commissions and boards, the Office has become the central repository for all land use related plans and documentation, and the central communication hub for all land use boards. The Office is operated by a team of three full time staff members and several part-time board secretarial support personnel.

The Director serves as a member of the Town Administrator’s management team supporting the overall town government mission and as such interacts with citizens, volunteers, developers, and regional and state level organizations.

Bachelor degree in Planning, Geography or comparable degree in a related field is required, with 7 -10 years of progressive experience in planning, zoning, building and the NH regulatory system. A Master’s Degree and AICP certification are preferred.

Email cover letter and resume to tdemanche@amherstnh.gov . The position is a Labor Grade 19 with a salary range of $70,532 to $85,987, depending on qualifications, and includes a comprehensive benefit package.   The Town of Amherst is not part of the NH State Retirement System.

The full position description is available here: Community Development Director_2014.

Closing date: May 9, 2014

 

Director of Parks and Recreation

 The Town of Amherst is seeking an exceptional individual to lead its recreation program and services. Amherst with a population of approximately 11,200 is located in southern New Hampshire.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading, planning and managing community-based recreational and athletic programs, facilities and services including Peabody Mill Environmental Center, Baboosic Lake and community shared athletic fields.

The Director serves as a member of the Town Administrator’s management team supporting the overall town government mission and as such interacts with community groups, volunteers and supporters of parks, recreation and environmental affairs across the community.

Bachelor degree in Recreation and Leisure Services Management or comparable degree in a related field and at least two years of managerial work experience in the field.

Email cover letter and resume to tdemanche@amherstnh.gov .The salary is $54,476 to $67,392, depending on qualifications, and includes a comprehensive benefit package.   

Closing date:April 18, 2014

 
 
 

Help Wanted

Town of Amherst

Department of Public Works

Part-time Laborer / Driver

Cemeteries & Commons Division

The Town of Amherst Department of Public Works (DPW) is accepting applications from hard working self-starters for part-time (from date of hire – September 30th)  (20 hours per week) handyman work performing Cemetery  and Town Common maintenance. The position involves a variety of routine semi-skilled duties including turf (loaming, seeding, and trimming) maintenance, tree maintenance, monument maintenance, and painting. A New Hampshire motor vehicle license and a satisfactory driving record is a must.  The DPW team maintains twenty-three acres of cemeteries & commons. Familiarity with the Town of Amherst will be considered an advantage. The hourly rate of pay is on experience and ability to operate equipment. “Applications and Employment Package” can be picked up at the DPW office, 22 Dodge Road between the hours of 7:00 am and 2:00 pm Monday through Friday. The deadline for submission of applications to the above address is 3:00 pm Friday April 25, 2014. The Town of Amherst is an equal opportunity employer

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Amherst, New Hampshire

Director of Parks and Recreation

The Town of Amherst is seeking an exceptional individual to lead its recreation program and services. Amherst with a population of approximately 11,200 is located in southern New Hampshire.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading, planning and managing community-based recreational and athletic programs, facilities and services including Peabody Mill Environmental Center, Baboosic Lake and community shared athletic fields.

The Director serves as a member of the Town Administrator’s management team supporting the overall town government mission and as such interacts with community groups, volunteers and supporters of parks, recreation and environmental affairs across the community.

Bachelor degree in Recreation and Leisure Services Management or comparable degree in a related field and at least two years of managerial work experience in the field.

Email cover letter and resume to tdemanche@amherstnh.gov .The salary is $54,476 to $67,392, depending on qualifications, and includes a comprehensive benefit package.

Closing date: April 18, 2014

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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