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Town of Erwin (NY) - Director of Planning and Economic Development

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    Town of Erwin, NY

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  • Opportunity Description

    The Town of Erwin, NY, is excited to announce the opening for the position of Director of Planning and Economic Development. This inaugural role offers a unique opportunity to shape the future of Erwin by leading sustainable town planning, economic growth, and forward-thinking progress. We are seeking an individual with a pioneering spirit, keen to make a significant impact in public service and community development for an innovative Town government in the Southern Tier region of Upstate New York.

    Key Responsibilities:

    – Oversee planning, zoning, and community development.

    – Coordinate with town boards, applicants, and the Town Engineer.

    – Manage the Code Enforcement Department and public communications thereof.

    – Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.


    – Advanced degree in Planning, Environmental Studies, Architecture, Engineering, or a closely related field.

    – Professional experience in municipal, community, or regional planning.

    – Strong organizational, communication skills, and proficiency in computer software.

    The Salary Range is $85,000-$95,000.

    Be part of a collaborative government that values public administration best practices and community-centered development.

    This position promises the chance to lead transformative projects and contribute to Erwin’s vibrant future. If you’re driven to make a difference in the public sector and possess the necessary qualifications, we encourage you to apply and help shape the future of our town.

    For a full description of requirements and job responsibilities, as well as more on the Town of Erwin, please view the position brochure at:

    This position is considered open until a final selection is made. Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by 03/08/24. Expressions of interest should be sent via email and should include a cover letter, resume, and list of three (3) references. Pracademic Partners is assisting the Town of Erwin with this executive search. All materials should be sent, in confidence, to: with the subject line: Erwin Director of Planning and Economic Development.