Town of Ogunquit Director of Codes and Planning

Town of Ogunquit, Maine

Director of Codes and Planning

The Town of Ogunquit is accepting applications for the position of Director of Codes and Planning. Ogunquit is a small seacoast community with a year-round population of 1,200 people that expands to over 40,000 seasonal resident visitors during the summer season, and many business and commercial establishments particularly in the hospitality industry.  

The successful candidate will have excellent internal and external communications skills, and be results driven. 

Requirements:   In addition, the Director of Codes and Planning must have:

  • Considerable knowledge of approved methods, materials, and practices used in building construction and plumbing installation and repair.
  • Considerable knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations governing construction, use, and occupancy, and ability to interpret the same.
  • Considerable knowledge of town land use ordinance provisions and the ability to interpret the same.
  • Knowledge of the theory and practice of land use planning and zoning and other aspects of planning pertinent to the local government environment. 
  • Extensive knowledge of various computer software programs including Microsoft Office and the skills to operate a computer and other office equipment efficiently.
  • Knowledge of field safety


  • High School diploma or equivalent, with a two-year vocational program in building construction, structural design
  • Three (3) years’ experience in the construction industry or as a journeyman electrician or plumber
  • Effective supervisory experience required; or any equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Current valid State of Maine driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Certified Code Enforcement Officer and Local Plumbing Inspector, or the ability to obtain the certification within 12 months of hire


For a job description with additional description of essential functions, please go to The Town offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes health, vision, and dental insurance, retirement benefits, paid time off, and professional development

Applications:  Qualified Candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references via e-mail to  Please put “Director of Codes and Planning” in the subject line, or send via US mail to:


Office of the Town Manager

PO Box 875

Ogunquit, ME  03907-0875

Attn:  Human Resources


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Review of applications will begin September 27, 2021

The Town of Ogunquit is committed to diversity in its workforce.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

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