Job Opening: Assistant Planner, Jefferson County Department of Planning

The Jefferson County Department of Planning is seeking a qualified person to fill an entry-level position.  Jefferson County is located where the St. Lawrence River meets Lake Ontario at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains and Tug Hill. 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: $36,782 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.