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December 7, 2018 - December 21, 2018

 

Department of Community Development and Conservation

Open Position:  1 – Assistant Planner (Planning)               Department: Planning and Zoning

Job Group: Management                   Salary: $50,127 - $54,529                  Work Week:  35 hours

Distinguishing Features of this Class:  Under direct supervision of the Director of Planning or other high level employee, an incumbent of this class prepares detailed plans, maps, and designs for the municipality and makes specific physical planning studies as directed.  This is an entry level position in the planning series.  Supervision is not normally a function of this position.  Does related work as required.

Examples of Work (Illustrative Only):

  • Prepares sketches, designs maps, and reports for use in making studies of land use, population distribution, transportation, housing, recreation, detailed area and site plans, etc. . . from field study data and reference materials related to the comprehensives or master plans for the municipality or to local planning problems and issues;

  • Assists with or makes field surveys and inspections of the actual area and improvements involved in a particular planning study;

  • Assists with technical analyses, internal and regional impact studies, and SEQRA reviews.Makes technical site plan and subdivision reviews and physical, social and economic studies by various departments.

  • May develop, update and maintain municipal; maps in a Geographic Information System for us by various departments.

  • May prepare GOS reports and analysis for various engineering and planning projects, and or municipal assessments maps;

  • Confers with local planning and zoning officials, as assigned, concerning the details of local plan development,

  • Attends staff meetings to review current work and to receive general orientation and instruction;

  • May provide continuous contact between the local Planning Board and application for Board action.

Minimum Acceptable Training and Experience: Either (a) Bachelor’s Degree and one (1) year of experience in which the primary function of the position was urban or regional planning, architecture, engineering or a related field; or (b) Bachelor’s Degree in City,. Urban, or Regional Planning, Engineering (Civil, Environmental, Traffic or similar), Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Geography or a related field. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Attributes: Good knowledge of the general principals used in municipal planning; working knowledge of the techniques used in municipal planning; working knowledge of zoning and subdivision principles and practices; working knowledge of planning standards in land use development; ability to prepare sketches, designs, and maps from field studies or office materials; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to read, write understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential duties of the position; ability to effectively use various computer application such as spreadsheet, word processing, calendar, email, database software, CAD and GIS; initiative, imagination, tact, good judgement, physical condition commensurate with the duties of the position.

 

 

Open Position:  1 –Planner (Planning)                    Department: Planning and Zoning

Job Group: Management                   Salary: $63,168 - $65,720                  Work Week:  35 hours

Distinguishing Features of this Class:  Under the general supervision of the Commissioner of Department of Community Development and Conservation or other high level employee, an incumbent of this class is responsible for preparing and conducting physical planning studies and participates in the implementation of community development projects.  The Planner (Planning) us distinguished from the Assistant Planner (Planning) by the degree of independent action and responsibility in performing work functions.  Supervision may be exercised over a staff of technical and clerical employees.  Does related work as required.

Examples of Work (Illustrative Only):

  • Participates in the formulation of the municipality’s development and land use policies;

  • Conducts physical planning studies involving land use, population, transportation, highways, traffic flow, housing, utilities, recreation areas, soil and water conservation, through field surveys and use of reference materials;

  • Submits data to department and discusses with supervisor;

  • Prepares and develops sketches, site designs, and maps from field study data and reference materials.

  • Review and make recommendations, depending on area of responsibility, concerning proposed changes in local zoning, subdivision and related regulatory instruments, proposed construction programs, and other proposals which may affect the municipality’s general development of specific public assets;

  • Provides and exchanges information on physical planning, zoning, and subdivisions when requested by municipal officials and members of the public;

  • Keeps abreast of current trends in the field and reviews relevant documents and literature for purposes of referral;

  • May assist with the development of a municipal Master Plan and the development of municipal legislation dealing with land use, zoning, wetlands, steep slopes, conservation and environmental issues.

Minimum Acceptable Training and Experience: Graduation from High School or possession of a high school equivalent diploma and either (a) Bachelor’s Degree and three (3) years of experience in which the primary function of the position was urban or regional planning, architecture, engineering or a related field; or (b) Bachelor’s Degree in City, Urban, or Regional Planning, Engineering (Civil, Environmental, Traffic or similar), Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Geography or a related field and two (2) years of experience as described in (a) OR (c) Master’s Degree in City Urban or Regional Planning, Engineering (Civil, Environmental, Traffic or similar), Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Geography or related Field and one (1) year of experience as stated in (a) or (d) AICP Certification through the American Institute of Certified Planners. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Attributes: Thorough knowledge of the general principles and techniques used in municipal planning; good knowledge of zoning and subdivision principles and practices; ability to organize and conduct physical planning studies; ability to interpret visual data from maps and charts; ability to compile, analyze and interpret physical data; ability to prepare sketches, maps site designs and plans from field studies or office materials; ability to work well with others; ability to express oneself effectively both orally and in writing; ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential duties of the positions; ability to supervise the work of others; ability to effectively use various computer application such as spreadsheet, word processing, calendar, email, database software, CAD and GIS; tact, good judgement, physical condition commensurate with the duties of the position.

 

 

SUBMIT RESUMES TO:

                Personnel Manager – Office of the Town Comptroller

                Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Avenue Greenburgh New York 10607

                Email: personnel@greenburghny.com

 

 

 

 

The Town of Greenburgh does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religious beliefs, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status or veteran status.  Discriminations based on the above is strictly prohibited.  This policy applies to all terms adn conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, compensation, promotion, transfer training, leaves of absences, and seperations.  Some positions may require pre-employment testing including but not limited to: background search, pre-employment physicals and drug screening. 

Employment of competitive positions within the Town of Greenburgh are regulated by New York State Civil Service laws.  Those laws require an examination to be taken and placement on a Certrification of Eligibles list to be considered for employment within minicipal government.

In Westchester County Civil Service Laws are administered and enformed by the Department of Human Resources for Westchester County.   Announcements for upcoming civil service tests may be obtained at http://humanresources.westchestergov.com/ along with applications and fee information for the examinations.

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