The Town of Dumfries prohibits discrimination against any person in any practice or procedure relating to hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, training, fringe benefits, and other aspects of employment on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, age, religion, political affiliation, disability which is unrelated to a persons occupational qualifications, or any other non merit factor which is not a bonafide occupational qualification. Reasonable accommodations which do not impose an undue hardship are available to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities, as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act, during the recruitment process and during employment.  The Town of Dumfries is an equal opportunity employer.

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Current Positions:

Town Planner


The Planner is a full time exempt position with the primary purpose in working with the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, Architecture Review Board, Board of Building Code of Appeals, and Town Council. To guide long range land use planning and natural resource management for the Town and to implement related programs and regulations, including zoning, subdivision, erosion and sediment control, and floodplain management. The incumbent ensures the efficient management of records, minutes of meetings, correspondence, reports, and resources for each Board and Commission. The Planner will interact with Town staff, residents, businesses, volunteers and elected officials. Work days are Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Requires a bachelor’s degree or a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s and, preferably, a master’s degrees from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning or related field.

5 years of progressive experience in professional planning work preferred.

The salary range is based on 40-hour work week ($52,000 – $56,000) dependent upon qualifications.

Job Description:

Town Planner Job Description


Assistant Director Public Works


Assistant Public Works Director Under the direction of the Director of Public Works assists with the management, planning and scheduling of all activities and operations involving the Town’s Public Works Depart. This position will assist with difficult professional and administrative work overseeing the street maintenance, storm water management, drainage, buildings and grounds and related operations of the Town. Additional responsibility may include contract administration, information technology management, and management for the Town’s Separate Storm Sewer System.

Job Description:
Assistant Director Job Description



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