Zoning Administrator

Town of Richmond

Richmond, VT United States

The Town of Richmond seeks a permanent, full-time Zoning Administrative Officer. Duties include the responsibilities as required under Title 24 Chapter 117; administering the zoning, flood hazard and subdivision regulations; issuing zoning permits; answering questions and providing information to the public regarding zoning and land use; researching permit files; investigating complaints and violations; recommending corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints and violations; and maintaining paper permit files and electronic permit databases. The Zoning Administrative Officer serves as E911 Coordinator, staffs the Development Review Board (one Wednesday evening per month), and drafts Development Review Board Decisions.
The position requires land use and/or zoning experience, the ability to read and interpret building and engineering plans, and the ability to effectively communicate zoning regulations and permit requirements to the public. The individual must enjoy working in a small office and assisting the public and town boards, with excellent follow-through and attention to detail. Ideal candidates will have knowledge of V.S.A. 24 Chapter 117 and experience working with attorneys, engineers, and land development professionals.

Excellent writing, organizational skills and proficiency in MS Word and Excel are also required. Experience with ArcGIS and NEMRC software is a plus. 
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The starting wage is $22.60 per hour, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Please email cover letter, resume, and three current references to Town Planner Ravi Venkataraman at rvenkataraman@richmondvt.gov with the subject line “Richmond Zoning Administrator Position.”

Experience Level
Entry (0-1 year)
AICP Level
Land Use and Development Regulation and Zoning
Salary Range

Contact Information

Ravi Venkataraman