Details for TOWN OF LYNDON - 71357


Planning & Economic
Development Administrator
The Town of Lyndon is seeking a Planning and Economic
Development Administrator who will be responsible for
overseeing, coordinating, and carrying out a variety of functions
relating to planning the future of Town and Village development.
The Planning and Economic Development Administrator
is responsible for helping to create and maintain a vibrant
community through responsible planning, economic development,
sustainable growth, and protection of our natural resources,
to ensure a high quality of life for residents and visitors. This
position requires an individual to work closely with the Planning
Commission providing direct staff support toward updating and
evolving the Municipal Plan, Hazard Mitigation Plan, and the
regulatory Zoning By-laws. Additionally, this position will require
occasionally serving on, or attending meetings for other ad hoc
committees such as the Economic Development Committee
and the Downtown Revitalization Committee. This position
will require the successful candidate to establish and maintain
partnerships with local, regional, state, and federal organizations
to create and maximize opportunities for economic development.
Extensive grant writing experience and grant administration is
The Planning and Economic Development Administrator
shall have leadership experience in planning, organizing, and
promoting economic development/re-development strategies,
programs, and related activities along with a proven track record
of meeting and exceeding expectations. The successful candidate
will have the ability to work across diverse stakeholder groups to
produce tangible planning and development outcomes. Effective
communication skills, including advanced-level writing and
presentation abilities, as well as experience working with the
public, with the ability to be confident, firm, tactful, and discreet
when discussing emotionally charged regulatory issues and
supporting important relationships.
The applicant will be required to have a bachelor’s degree in a related
field, or ideally a master’s degree in community development,
planning, public administration, business administration,
economics, or another related discipline (accredited programs
preferred, AICP/professional certification desirable).
This is a salaried position with a salary range starting between
$50,000-$55,000. Compensation will be commensurate with
experience. This position includes an excellent benefits package.
Please respond with a resume and cover letter by 4:30 PM on June
5th, 2023 to Justin Smith, Municipal Administrator, P.O. Box 167
Lyndonville, VT 05851.
The Town of Lyndon is an EOE.


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