DEADLINE PASSED: Planner, Wayne County Economic Development and Planning Department

APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED AT THE WAYNE COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT FOR THE POSITION OF PLANNER WITHIN THE COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING DEPARTMENT. THIS POSITION WILL BE FILLED PROVISIONALLY PENDING CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION AT A LATER DATE. 

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UP TO: AUGUST 10, 2017

2017 HOURLY RATE: $25.02

PLANNER

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: 

This is an entry level of professional planning position in the Wayne County Economic Development and Planning Department. The work is performed under the supervision of the department Director and will consist of basic professional assignments; which will increase in complexity and level of responsibility as the employee increases in professional competence. Does related work as required. 

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (All need not be performed in a given position. Other related activities may be performed although not listed.) 

 Participates in studies involving research, investigation and analysis of demographic, economic, and environmental factors related to local , County, and regional planning; 

 Assists in collection, tabulation, and analysis of data for use in economic, housing, and land use reports; 

 Assists in completion of plans, analysis, and implementation with municipalities and other Departments and agencies within the County; 

 Prepares graphic materials for inclusion in planning documents and other planning related materials; 

 Participates in meetings with civic and business leaders, village and town boards, and planning committees to determine County and Local Government planning needs; 

 Assists in the preparation of grant applications for a variety of State and Federal funds; 

 Assists in review of requests for County Planning Board review including zoning variances, land use changes and subdivision plans, to conform to the municipality's zoning and subdivision requirements. 

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: 

Working knowledge of the purposes, principles, terminology and practices employed in planning; working knowledge of the sociological, economic, environmental, engineering, designs and research factors in problems involved in community planning; working knowledge of the principles and practices of drafting, mapping and graphic visual methods as applied to planning; working knowledge of current accepted methods for data collection analysis and interpretation of statistical data; working knowledge of basic research methods and techniques; Ability to conduct field studies and research projects in development of planning projects; Ability to use a personal computer to analyze data and statistics; Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with others. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

A. Graduation from a NYS registered or regionally accredited university with a Master’s Degree in City, Regional or Urban Planning, Architecture, Engineering, Geography, Economics, Urban Policy, Public Administration, Business, Marketing, Real Estate or a closely related field with similar course curriculum; or

B. Graduation from a NYS registered or regionally accredited university with a Bachelor’s Degree in City, Regional or Urban Planning, Architecture, Engineering, Geography, Economics, Urban Policy, Public Administration, Business, Marketing, Real Estate or a closely related field with similar course curriculum and one (1) year of full-time paid planning experience; or

C. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.