Director of Community Development

The Town of Bow, NH (8,229 pop.) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of Community Development. The Town is located adjacent to the state capital of Concord at the intersection of I-89 and I-93.    

The Director performs highly responsible administrative and professional work in directing the operations of the Community Development Department, including long-term planning activities, economic development, administration of the Town's land use regulatory programs, building inspection, and code compliance. The ideal candidate will have experience with planning and economic development in a growing community and strong team leadership and supervisory skills.

The successful candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in municipal planning, public administration, or related field; five (5) years of progressively responsible management experience related to public planning and development; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge. Master’s degree preferred. Certification by the American Institute for Certified Planners, or equivalent professional certification desired. 

The Town of Bow offers a competitive salary dependent upon qualifications and experience plus a full benefits package. Salary range $77,727 to $94,140 DOQ. 

For more information on the Town’s application process and to view the entire job description, visit the Town’s website at under How Do I, Job Openings.

Submit résumé and Town application to: Director of Community Development Search, c/o Finance Department, 10 Grandview Road, Bow, NH 03304, or by e-mail

Town of Bow
Close Date: 
Friday, July 22, 2022
$77,727 to $94,140