The town is seeking a replacement for former Planning Director Brad Washburn, who left his post in late spring to become assistant director of the state’s Office of Coastal Zone Management. Land Use Planner Stephanie Danielson served as acting director over the summer. The town has received more than 20 applications and will begin interviews in the next few weeks, according to Mary Southworth of the town administrator’s office. Applications are still being accepted for the job, which requires a master’s degree and pays between $67,999 and $96,793 a year. Applicants should write to Town Administrator David Colton, 136 Elm St., Easton, MA 02356.