Job Opening: Senior Planner, Jefferson County Department of Planning

The Jefferson County Department of Planning is seeking a qualified person to fill a senior-level position.  Responsibilities include:  providing oversight for County-level planning, development, and housing programs, and conducting comprehensive land use planning and development activities in local communities.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Master’s Degree in Planning, Geography, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Studies, Public Administration, or a related field and two years of experience in municipal, community, regional or transportation planning; OR Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning,  Geography, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Studies, Public Administration, or a  related field and three years of experience; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training as outlined above.

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

2019 Salary: $53,745 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.