ASSISTANT PLANNER, JEFFERSON COUNTY

The Jefferson County (NY) Department of Planning has an opening for an entry level Assistant Planner position.

Jefferson County is located where Lake Ontario flows into the St. Lawrence River and at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains with a wide collection of vibrant small communities including traditional farming landscapes, scenic waterfronts and historic villages.  The County is also home to Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division, the most deployed unit is the US Army.

Responsibilities include:  collection of statistical data, project and program research, and development of written reports to assist the Department’s programs in the areas of county planning and economic development; resource and environmental management; and information, demographic, and data services.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor's degree in Planning, Landscape Architecture, Geography, Environmental Studies; or

Associate's degree in Planning, Geography, or Environmental Studies or related field and two years of experience in municipal, community or regional planning; or

An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits above.

NOTE:  Candidates will be required to submit a college transcript with their application.

Salary:$36,054-$45,991 with excellent fringe benefits including health insurance & NYS Retirement. Civil Service exam required for permanent appointment. EOE

Send application and resume to: Jefferson County Department of Human Resources 175 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601. Or apply online at www.co.jefferson.ny.us. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.