Announcement & Candidate Profile.
The Town of Windham, Maine is
seeking a Code Enforcement Director with broad and varied code enforcement and building construction experience,
who has demonstrated success in leading and managing code enforcement and
zoning administration in a demanding, fast-paced environment suited to one of
Maine’s fastest growing communities.
The ideal candidate will have an
established reputation as a confident, dynamic leader with excellent
interpersonal and communications skills from a progressive, well managed code enforcement
department; will be current in modern management practices; and will have
well-developed skills in strategic planning, people management, conflict
resolution, organizational analysis, and consensus building. Superior ability
to communicate clearly, listen to, and be flexible, creative, and responsive to
the needs of residents, property owners, builders, developers, and the business
community while applying and enforcing applicable codes consistently and fairly
The next code enforcement director will
be very familiar with the operations of a customer-service focused department
and will have an understanding of the legal and public policy environment in
which it operates, as well as the best management practices of that field. He/she
will be constantly on the lookout for ways to maximize the responsiveness and
innovation of the services the Town of Windham provides its residents.
The ideal candidate will be
experienced and confident managing a small, but dedicated staff; will be a
strong leader and an outstanding administrator who works well with other departments
and administration, as well as the general public, those in building trades and
construction, local businesses, and will be active and visible in the
Appointees to the position of Code
Enforcement Director must possess the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Architecture
or related field from an accredited college or university;
Five (5) years’ experience in building construction management,
design, inspection, or similar management-level position;
Background of progressively responsible supervisory positions;
Working knowledge of federal and state statutes with respect to
building construction, zoning, fire prevention and environmental issues; or
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which
demonstrates possession of the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.
1. Maine driver’s license, Class C.
2. Maine Local Plumbing inspector Certification.
3. Maine Code Enforcement Officer Certification.
4. Maine Professional Engineer or Architect
5. Computer literacy and experience with
Microsoft Office products and GIS.
6. International Code Council certification.
The salary range for the code
enforcement director’s position is $ 69,228 to $ 91,160 and is commensurate
with qualifications and experience. The Town of Windham offers a competitive
benefits package, including health and dental coverage, Heath Reimbursement
Account, Flexible Spending Account, retirement, vacation, etc.
The core function of the Windham Code
Enforcement & Zoning Administration Department is to protect public health,
life, and safety through the effective application of building codes and other
related codes and standards; to improve building safety and foster economic
development through education programs; and to provide a prompt and effective
response to Windham residents, builders, tradespeople, and businesses.
Nestled in the heart of the Sebago Lakes Region, Windham is building
on its heritage as a New England farming and mill community by preserving its
farmland, revitalizing its villages and providing modern amenities.Windham’s
rich heritage, shopping and dining options, innovative manufacturers and the
short drive to both the quiet of the Sebago lakes region and the excitement of
Portland makes this a great place to live, work and play. Whatever it is you’re
looking for – you’ll find it here!
Under the Town Charter, the Town is governed by an elected
seven-member Town Council and managed by a professional, Council-appointed Town
Manager who oversees the day-to-day operations of the Town.
The Town Manager is responsible for
the administrative and financial affairs of the Town. Tony Plante has served as
Town Manager for 20 years as Windham has continued its growth as a bustling, multi-service,
sub-regional service center community. Windham provides police and fire
protection, emergency medical services, public works services, development
services (including code enforcement), a public library, recreation and social
services, and a full range of centralized administrative services including
finance, IT, and human resources. The
Town, through all its departments, is committed to a workplace free of
harassment and discrimination.
Process & Dates.
Email your resume and letter of
interest to firstname.lastname@example.org or
mail it to Town of Windham, 8 School Road, Windham, ME 04062 Attn: Human Resources by April 7, 2017 no later than 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
Resumes and Cover Letter due : April 7, 2017
Candidate Evaluation and Interviewee
Selection : April 14, 2017
1st Interviews Completed by : April 21, 2017
2nd Interviews Completed by : April 28, 2017
Selection of Director by : May 5, 2017
Confirmation of Director : May 9, 2017
Preferred Start Date : May 31, 2017
Questions should be directed to
Phyllis Moss, Human Resources Director at 207-892-1907.
Town of Windham provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees
and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law
requirements, the Town complies with applicable state and local laws governing
nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Town has
facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,
including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff,
recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training.
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