Montville, CT

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Office of the Mayor
Montville Town Hall, 2nd Floor
310 Norwich-New London Turnpike
Uncasville, CT 06382
Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Monday-Friday
Tel:  860.848.6778
Fax: 860.848.4534
The Town of Montville is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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Administrative Assistant I

Hourly Rate:  $24.41

The Town of Montville has an immediate opening for an experienced Administrative Assistant.  We offer an excellent benefits package that includes Health and Dental, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Automatic enrollment into the Connecticut Municipal Employee Retirement System (CMERS), Voluntary 457b Retirement Plan, Voluntary Supplemental Insurance Benefits to include Cancer and Accident Plans, HSA contribution provided by The Town, and stipend provided for medical waiver, Vacation and generous Sick/PTO policy, including all federal holidays, a Floating Holiday and your birthday!

In this highly responsible role, the Administrative Assistant will provide direct support to the Director of Land Use and Development.  Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to; typing and preparing correspondence, budgeting, purchase orders, filing, receiving visitors, answering phones, interfacing with other departments, preparing certifications and performing research.


  • Recognizes and acknowledges the unconditional requirement for the highest standards of confidentiality, discretion and professionalism.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact between the Department and residents, the general public, developers, consultants, contractors, attorneys, appraisers and other in areas, such as local zoning and wetlands permits and Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC), Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) and Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) applications and approvals.
  • Ensures administrative procedures and legal requirements are followed with regard to notices and application submissions for the PZC, IWC, and ZBA.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and accessible files.
  • Assists with the review of various applications received to ensure completeness prior to presentation before the PZC, IWC and ZBA.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and accessible files.
  • Assists with the review of various applications received to ensure completeness prior to presentation before the PZC, IWC and ZBA.
  • Plans and organizes work in accordance with departmental or standard office procedures.
  • Prepares related correspondence, creates and publishes notices in accordance with state statutes, local regulations and/or ordinances.
  • Responsible for the preparation of agenda materials for all meetings and/or public hearings of the PZC, ZBA, and IWC, as well as for the Economic Development Commission (EDC) and Conservation Commission (CC), as assigned.
  • Serves as recording secretary for the PZC, ZBA and IWC, as assigned.
  • Responsible for maintaining information about Land Use Boards and Commissions on Town website.
  • Responds to general zoning questions and explains the application process, required information and timelines via phone, email or in person at the front counter.
  • Assists department staff by organizing research and information as assigned by the Director.
  • Assists the Director in the annual development and ongoing maintenance of the Department budget.
  • Maintains accounts preparing purchase requisitions, verifying invoices, payment submittals, tracking payments and ensuring accuracy of account balances.  Processes deposits for the Department.

The ideal candidate will have excellent people skills and scheduling experience.    *Work experience in a municipality is a plus!

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Accuracy and attention to detail

Ability to speak, read and write in English

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent time management skills

Excellent organizational skills

Ability to perform duties competently with attention to detail and accuracy

Experience in interfacing with the public

Able to work independently

Computer proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, and general math skills

Experience and Training:

Graduation from high school, including or supplemented by courses in business and data processing plus five years of experience in secretarial and general office work; or an Associate's degree in business related field and two years' related experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

The Town of Montville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels.  We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and encourage all job seekers to apply.

If you are looking for a rewarding and exciting career opportunity, consider joining our awesome team!

To Apply:  Please forward your resume along with cover letter and send to:

Direct Mail:  Town of Montville, ATTN:  Human Resources, 310 Norwich-New London Turnpike, Uncasville, CT 06382


Fax: 860-848-4534

Request for a complete job description can be made to:



Full-time union position with benefits.  Starting pay $33.46 per hour (step 1)

NATURE OF WORK:  The Building Inspector II performs a variety of routine and complex administrative and technical work in administering and enforcing building and related codes.  The Building Inspector II performs duties as outlined in Section 110.0 of the Connecticut Basic Building Codes (CBBC), its related codes and provisions included in the Connecticut General Statutes.


  • Acts as Building Official in his/her absence;
  • Provides technical building code advice to supervisors; makes presentations to supervisors, boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public as requested;
  • Assists in the preparation of work schedules and the expedition of the work flow;
  • Assists subordinates in performing duties; adjusts errors and complaints;
  • Assists in the preparation of and/or prepares a variety of studies, reports and related information for decision making purposes;
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual operating budget of the building department;
  • Enforces codes as per Connecticut General Statutes, including Uniform Building Code, Mechanical Code, Plumbing Code, Electrical Code, Abatement of Dangerous Buildings, and local codes;
  • Issues notices or orders to remove illegal or unsafe conditions, to require the necessary safeguards during construction, to required adequate means of egress facilities in existing buildings and structures, and to insure compliance with all code requirements for the health, safety and general welfare of the public under the direction of the Building Official;
  • Makes required inspections and/or accepts reports of inspection by approved agencies or individuals;
  • Keeps official records of applications received, permits and certificates issued, fees collected, reports of inspections, and notices and orders issued.
  • Explains, interprets, and provides guidance as directed regarding all applicable codes to architects, engineers, contractors, developers, and other interested parties;
  • Examines building plans of all types to determine compliance with code requirements and related regulations;
  • Researches problems and complaints as directed, regarding commercial and residential buildings, building construction and code compliance. Responds to complex and sensitive building issues;
  • Assists in the administration of the permitting function, including application, fee assessment and collection, permit issuance inspection and occupancy;
  • Assists in the coordination of plan review, inspections, and enforcement actions;
  • Review current trends and developments in the field of construction, and suggests revisions to codes, ordinances and local regulations;
  • Reviews proposed subdivision for code compliance;


Graduation from a standard senior high school or GED equivalent, and five (5) years of experience in general construction and related fields, or up to a maximum of two (2) years’ experience as an Assistant Building Official or one year as Provisional Building Official may be substituted for experience in the construction, design or supervision of construction of buildings.


  • Thorough knowledge of uniform building codes, electrical codes, plumbing codes, mechanical codes, general construction codes, and a thorough knowledge of carpentry; general knowledge of the quality and strengths of building materials, cement work, fire prevention, light and ventilation, and safe exits;
  • Ability to enforce regulations firmly, tactfully, and impartially;
  • Ability to schedule and assign work and insure that it is carried out safely, efficiently and to completion;
  • Ability to work independently, exercise mature judgment and make responsible decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures;
  • Ability to develop and maintain records, reports and logs;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and courteous working relationships with State and Federal Officials, Town officials, public officials, other departments and agencies. Effective communication includes both verbal and written; also must have the ability to maintain confidentiality.


  • MANDATORY State Certification as a Building Official
  • Must possess and retain a valid CT Motor Vehicle Operator’s License


Full job description available in the Mayor’s office, 310 Norwich-New London Turnpike. Applications must be submitted to the Mayor’s Office.  PLEASE CALL 860-848-6701 WITH QUESTIONS.  Application may be downloaded and then mailed or dropped off to the Mayor’s Office from the website under Human Resources, then “Employment Opportunities.” 



Public Works – $15.00/hr. Per Diem Position

Weekend availability a must, occasional fill–in on weekdays. Clean CT driver’s license and background, ability to interact with courtesy and respect. Will assist residents with proper disposal of solid waste and recycling items.

Condition of employment includes satisfactory completion of physical/drug screen & background check.
Full job description available in Mayor’s Office.
Applications are available in the Mayor’s office or they can be downloaded from Application for Employment.
Applications can be dropped off in person or mailed to:
 Office of the Mayor
 Montville Town Hall
 310 Norwich-New London Turnpike
 Uncasville, CT 06382