October 2019: Positions Open

Zoning Administrator – The Town of Pawlet is accepting Letters of Interest (LOI) for the position of part-time Zoning Administrator. The position requires experience with Town administrative duties pursuant to Vermont Statutes Title 24 to administer, implement, and enforce town zoning permitting and by-laws enforcement. The position entails assisting applicants in the process of obtaining zoning permits, and providing support and technical assistance to the Planning Commission and the Development Review Board. The Planning Commission has the duty to nominate a candidate for acceptance by the Town Select Board and to oversee the activities of the Zoning Administrator. The recommended minimum qualifications required are an associate’s or bachelor’s degree with min. 2-years of experience in zoning administration with a working knowledge of town zoning and by-laws interpretation and enforcement, and close collaboration with town planning commissions. The qualifications of the applicant must include the ability to use Word, Excel, GIS mapping software and other necessary computer programs; excellent record keeping, organizational, and people skills. Consideration is made for qualifications in a related field and/or a combination of training, experience, knowledge and ability over a minimum of 3 to 5-years in disciplines such as building construction, zoning, land use planning, development review, etc.

Please send a hard copy of your LOI and resume by US Postal Service to the Town Clerk, Deb Hawkins, at 122 School St., PO Box 128, Pawlet, VT 05761 and follow with an electronic copy to pawletclerk@vermontel.net.

Community Connector, Pawlet Public Library The Pawlet Public Library is accepting applications for a new one-year grant funded position (16 hours per week), Library Community Connector. The Community Connector will take a leadership role in facilitating Town and community organizations in working together and sharing information and resources with each other and the community. The purpose of the position is to increase organizations’ effectiveness, to share resources, to inform the community about events and initiatives, and to attract more people to public service. This position is supervised by the library director, who evaluates activities according to the goals and objectives of the library’s Strategic Plan. For a full job description, click CommunityConnectorJobDescription9.24.19

Please mail or e-mail a cover letter, resume and three employment references to Mary Lou Willits, Director, Pawlet Public Library, P.O. Box 98, Pawlet, VT 05761 or email to pawletpub@gmail.com.The start date for the position will be late November.