Assistant Planning & Zoning Administrator

Town of Stowe

Stowe, VT United States

Town of Stowe

Assistant Planning & Zoning Administrator

Under the general direction of the Planning & Zoning Director, the Assistant Planning & Zoning Administrator’s primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting applicants, reviewing zoning permit applications, and enforcing the Town’s land use regulations.  This position also assists with planning and policy projects involving land use planning, historic preservation, natural resources, land conservation and stewardship, etc.  

Who We’re Looking For

Candidates should have a combination of education and experience in land use / natural resource planning, community development, code or other regulatory enforcement, legal or para-legal studies, or similarly related field.  The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the principles, practices, and techniques of community planning and 24 VSA Ch.117.  They will have a keen eye for detail, exemplary customer service and communication skills, the demonstrated ability to work well with diverse groups of people, and a passion for public service. The ideal candidate should also have a strong track record of exercising good judgment and be able to interpret and administer regulations in a fair, equitable, and consistent manner.

If you identify with the following descriptions, then you may be perfect for the Town of Stowe:

  • Creative problem solver
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Life-long learner
  • Strong team player
  • Passionate about excellent customer service
  • Positive, can-do attitude

This full-time position comes with an excellent benefits package which currently includes health care, vacation and sick leave, and retirement program.  Hiring range is $56,000 to $65,000, depending on qualifications.  This position offers the opportunity to work with passionate, dedicated staff in a collaborative team environment.  A full job description and employment application can be obtained on the town’s website:

Submit employment application, letter of interest, resume, references, and salary requirements to: Town of Stowe, c/o Susan Moeck, PO Box 730, Stowe, VT 05672 or email  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Scheduling for interviews is anticipated to begin in early May.  The Town of Stowe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Land Use and Development Regulation and Zoning
Salary Range

Contact Information

PO Box 730
Stowe, VT
United States