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Community Development Director
Position location: Bennington, VT
Annually: $600000 to 720000
Job Type: Full-time
The Town of Bennington seeks a qualified individual for the position of Community Development Director. This position reports directly to the Town Manager and is a member of the Town's management team. The Community Development Director provides oversight of the municipality’s efforts related to the advancement of the Bennington community. The Director implements community-based initiatives and policies that contribute to the overall advancement of the following areas: public health, recreation, the arts, thriving schools, healthy homes, safe neighborhoods, and vibrant streets and economic vitality.
Qualified applicants must possess, at a minimum, a bachelor’s degree in a related field, a minimum three (3) years of experience in the field of community development, economic development, municipal planning, and/or public relations and a working knowledge of municipal government or government operations. He/she must be highly-motivated with excellent writing skills, including grant writing, and speaking skills, be team oriented and be fluent in PowerPoint, Excel, and website/social media development and use.