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Employment Opportunities

Planning & Zoning Officer

Lower Gwynedd Township is seeking candidates for a full-time Planner & Zoning Officer. This position is responsible for handling a broad range of Planning/Zoning duties including: coordinating, with oversight from the Director, land planning initiatives, such as pedestrian connectivity and Bethlehem Pike revitalization; interpreting and enforcing the Township’s zoning ordinance, through review of permit, development and Zoning Hearing Board applications, making recommendations regarding such applications through written reports and oral presentations, and performing site inspections for zoning applications. The Planner & Zoning Officer acts as the liaison to the Township’s Planning Commission and Zoning Hearing Board and will work closely with the Director of Building & Zoning and the Township Manager to plan, organize, and direct planning and zoning activities within the department. The desired applicants will have the ability to read and understand land development engineered plans; knowledge of zoning regulations and the subdivision/land development process in Pennsylvania; knowledge of the theories, practices and concepts of planning and land development; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong digital and computer skills, including familiarity with GIS; and ability to prioritize duties and work on several projects simultaneously. Candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree with at least three years of experience in local government, planning, code enforcement or a related area. The salary range for this position is $65-$75K dependent upon qualifications. Please submit resumes to Jamie Worman, Assistant Township Manager/Director of Building & Zoning, at

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