Please be advised that Town Hall will be closed January 1st for the New Year Holiday


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

PLANNING AND ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

The Town of Newport is seeking qualified professional applicants to fulfill a leadership role of Planning and Zoning Administrator. Key responsibilities include administering the Town’s planning and code enforcement functions, building codes, zoning ordinances and nuisance codes.  A full position description further defining this opportunity can be viewed here

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to manager@townofnewport.com  c/o Christopher S. Turner, Interim Town Manager. 

The position is open until filled with a salary range of $53,560 – $77,877 for qualified candidates. The Town of Newport is an Equal Opportunity Employer


BUILDING INSPECTOR

The Town of Newport is seeking qualified professional applicants to fulfill level-II class inspections of residential and commercial construction and reconstruction to enforce State codes for buildings. Additionally, the enforcement of town ordinances such as lot setbacks, sidewalks, sign regulations, nuisance ordinances, and flood prevention are serviced by this position. Work includes conducting plan review and advising on code issues, making scheduled field inspections to enforce building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing codes; issuing correction notices, notes of violations and stop-work orders; and issuing certificates of compliance and certificates of occupancy. Work also includes responding to complaints and observing potential code compliance issues in areas such as dilapidated and abandoned structures, nuisance violations, lot setbacks, and other zoning issues, sign violations, and flood prevention issues.   

A full position description further defining this opportunity can be viewed here

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to manager@townofnewport.com  c/o Christopher S. Turner, Interim Town Manager. 

The position is open until filled with a salary range of $48,443– $70,186 for qualified candidates. The Town of Newport is an Equal Opportunity Employer


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – PLANNING & INSPECTIONS

The Town of Newport is seeking qualified and experienced local/municipal government applicants to fulfill a wide variety of complex administrative and program duties, as well as office management functions in support of Planning, Zoning, Building Inspections and Code Enforcement operations.  Work requires that the employee independently handles certain administrative and technical functions that support town staff, the Planning Board as well as the Board of Adjustment.  

A full position description further defining this opportunity can be viewed here

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to manager@townofnewport.com  c/o Christopher S. Turner, Interim Town Manager. 

The position is open until filled with a salary range of $26,998– $38,485 for qualified candidates. The Town of Newport is an Equal Opportunity Employer


The 2018 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) for the Town of Newport’s Community Water System is available for viewing here.


View the Town of Newport 2018-19 Annual Wastewater System Performance Report HERE