Associate Planner, Rockland County, New York

The County of Rockland is seeking a candidate to perform technical-professional planning work of a difficult nature involving responsibility for the development and effecting of specific planning programs. Work is performed under the direction of a higher-level professional staff member and supervision may be exercised over a small number of low-level employees. Evening work is frequently required. 

Candidates must possess thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of municipal and county planning, including economic analysis and capital programming; good knowledge of subdivision design and site planning; good knowledge of the organization and operation of municipal government in New York State; ability to supervise the work of others; ability to design and administer research studies; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to use a personal computer and software appropriate to various planning activities. 

Minimum Qualifications 

a. A Bachelor’s degree in Planning (e.g. Urban, Regional or Community), Landscape Architecture, Building or Civil Engineering, Geography, Social Science, or comparable curriculum, and four (4) years of professional experience in municipal, community or land-use planning; or

b. A Master’s degree in Planning (e.g. Urban, Regional or Community), Landscape Architecture, Building or Civil Engineering, Geography, Social Science, or comparable curriculum, and two (2) years of professional experience in municipal, community or land-use planning. 

Preferred Knowledge and Skills 

Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of municipal and county planning; good knowledge of subdivision design and site planning; good knowledge of the organization and operation of municipal government in New York State; ability to present ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; ability to use a personal computer and software appropriate to various planning activities (MS Office). 

Please mail, fax or email resume to: 
Rockland County Department of Planning
Attn: Arlene Miller 50 Sanatorium Road; Building “T” 
Pomona, New York 10970
Fax: (845) 364-3435
Email: millera@co.rockland.ny.us