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The City of Lewes, P. O. Box 227, Lewes, Delaware 19958
Tel: (302) 645-7777 | Fax: (302) 645-6406
Planning & Development Officer - Full Time
The City of Lewes, Delaware, known as the “First City in the First State,” is seeking an experienced and imaginative individual to assist the City to prosper while preserving its small-town, relaxed, and friendly culture. Lewes is an historic town dating from the 17th century surrounded by the Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. In addition to its permanent population of 3,000, Lewes welcomes thousands of visitors each summer who are drawn to Lewes’s beaches, recreational opportunities, restaurants, shopping, and small town atmosphere.
Like many coastal communities, Lewes is facing challenges from development, demographic shifts, and climate change. A successful candidate will assist Lewes to preserve and enhance its social, economic, cultural, and natural resources in the face of these and other challenges. This candidate also should be conversant in all aspects of city planning for a small, historic oceanside municipality, including such concepts of smart growth, coastal resilience, climate adaptation, and historic preservation.
Deadline for submission of applications: Complete applications must be submitted via email or postmarked by June 5, 2015, and addressed to email@example.com or City Manager, City Hall, P.O. Box 227, Lewes, DE 19958.
Contents of applications: Applications must contain the following:
Additional information: For additional information concerning submission of proposals, please contact City Manager Paul Eckrich at firstname.lastname@example.org or 302 645-7777.
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