Wanted: Director of Planning and Community Development. This is a full-time, benefitted position. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: professional, technical, and administrative support to the Planning Board, Zoning Board, Community Development Authority and oversees the Department of Planning and Community Development, which includes planning, land use, zoning, and conservation. The position oversees administration of the town’s zoning bylaws, subdivision rules and regulations, evaluation of subdivision plans, the preparation of proposed amendments to the zoning bylaw, master plan, and specific plans, grants and projects. Night meetings required. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and five years’ experience in municipal planning, employing planning and land use laws and regulations, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in planning or related discipline. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office and GIS. Must possess great attention to detail and be able to multitask and work accurately. All applicants must be able to pass a criminal background/CORI check and a pre-employment physical, including drug testing. Starting Salary: $65,000-$70,000. Interested applicants, please send cover letter and resume with three professional references to: Human Resources Department, Town of Ware, 126 Main St., Ware, Massachusetts 01082 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more. AA/EOE.