Town of Greenwich, New York
Town of Greenwich, New York

Current Job Openings

Letters of interest shall be received by the Greenwich Town Clerk, 2 Academy Street, Greenwich, NY 12834 no later than 4:00 PM on Thursday, January 9, 2020.


If there are multiple applicants, they must be available to interview with the Town Board, Tuesday evening, January 14, 2020, 2 Academy Street. If this happens, the Town Clerk’s Office will notify the applicants.


The Town of Greenwich is seeking to fill the following positions:




This announcement is to fill the remaining 3 years of an unexpired 7-year term,  January 2020 – 12/31/2022.


The Planning Board meets at the Town Offices, 2 Academy Street, on the third Thursday of the month, 7 p.m. Workshops are scheduled on the second Thursday of the month when necessary.


The Planning Board is an administrative body of local government with no legislative power. The primary responsibilities are to review and approve: subdivision plats, site plans and special use permits; prepare land subdivision regulations and recommend their adoption to the local legislature; participate in the preparation of a comprehensive plan when directed by the local legislature; report on matters referred to it by the local legislature, including amendments to the zoning ordinance, the adoption of official maps and capital improvements; advise the local legislature and other boards on matters affecting a community's development; prepare other regulations relating to subject matter over which the planning board has jurisdiction and recommend their adoption to the local legislature.





General Statement of Duties

  • Promoting the public education and knowledge of the history of Greenwich.
  • Preservation of its historic resources, and the recording of today’s significant events of the Town for future generations.
  • Working with all appropriate Town, County and officials in that effort.


The work involves responsibility for the following categories:

  • Research and writing
  • Historic Preservation
  • Organization and Advocacy.

Where the Historian places emphasis will largely be a matter of personal interest and inclination, as well as reflect the priorities and interests of the Town.


Examples of Work


  • Research and Writing:  Historian’s primary responsibility to interpretation of the past and will involve research and writing on the Town history, which may include newspaper and magazine articles, scholarly journals and or books.
  • Historic Preservation:  promote preservation of the built environment, records of the Town’s past, and objects and artifacts of the Town’s material culture.  May include:

1. Preparing nominations to the State and National Register of Historic Places

2. Recommend appropriate repositories of historical materials, such as Town archives, public libraries, museums, or historical societies.

  • Organization and Advocacy: Maintaining the office with regular hours, public access, and accountability; collection management; budget and financial management; maintenance of computerized records and assisting researchers.  Participating in commemoration of historical anniversaries and other civic or patriotic observations.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Familiarity with general history of Town.
  • Ability to maintain an office environment.
  • Knowledge of and comfort with computers, including word processing, spreadsheets and databases.
  • Willingness to cooperate with elected officials, other Town departments, private organizations, and public at large.
  • Individual initiative and ability to make independent decisions.

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Town of Greenwich
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Greenwich, NY 12834

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