Land Use Administrative Assistant
Bristol is a beautiful New England town that is located just twenty-five miles northwest of Concord, New Hampshire’s capital. We offer all the benefits of small-town living, remaining close to major recreational attractions and business centers. We have a year-round population of approximately 3,300 and a seasonal summer population of approximately 6,500 inhabitants. Town employees, those involved in local government and the many volunteers who give so generously of their time are dedicated and provide the best possible service to our residents, businesses, and visitors.
Bristol is busy with many ongoing and new projects, and we are looking for a teammate that will hit the ground running on Day 1. We strive to create a business-friendly environment to help our town’s tax base grow while balancing the need to preserve our beautiful surroundings, and you will be on the front line of helping us get there.
The right candidate will be responsible for a diverse range of professional planning services with an emphasis on assisting the public and applicants with inquiries; reviewing applications for development; reviewing and interpreting site plan and subdivision regulations as well as the Zoning Ordinance and other Town Ordinances. We also have very knowledgeable and active boards, with whom you will work hand-in-hand - assisting with preparing, revising, and implementing long-range master plans; providing administrative assistance to Town boards, committees, commissions, and departments; and assisting with special planning efforts.
A candidate for this position should have knowledge of planning concepts and Master Planning efforts; working knowledge of site plan and subdivision reviews and procedures and the principles and practices of zoning and zoning administration; ability to speak clearly and effectively in public settings and write and explain technical matters in a clear and concise manner; demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of organization and attention to detail; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the Land Use Department, Town employees and consultants. Most importantly, having good communication skills, a good attitude, lots of patience, the ability to keep an even keel, and a sense of humor are the keys to success in our community.
This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position, pay range $18.00 - $19.00 per hour.
A full job description can be requested from the Land Use Manager’s Office or viewed on the Town’s website under job opportunities.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Bristol is an Equal Opportunity Employer.