Community Development Planner: Town of Amherst, NY.

The Town of Amherst, NY, a first-ring suburb of the City of Buffalo with a population of 122,000+, is seeking qualified candidates to lead the Planning Department’s Community Development Section.  The incumbent will be responsible for the following:

  • Primary administrative responsibility for all facets of the Town’s CDBG and HOME grant programs, including Lead Town of a HOME Consortium that includes two adjacent townships
  • Assist with analysis and development of Comprehensive Plan policies relative to future housing needs and trends
  • Develop program recommendations for the Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan
  • Supervise staff that administers community development programs, including housing rehabilitation, first time homebuyer, non-profit agency programs, and housing acquisition/rehabilitation programs.

For more information see the Attached Document