DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is a professional level position participating in the design, development and conduct of environmental management activities. The work includes the preparation of studies, reports, and plans related to the protection of natural resources and the enhancement of the environment. Additional responsibilities include the coordination of activities for the Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Planning and Development, and/or the Senior Environmental Planner. and although work is not constantly reviewed, supervision is normally available when needed. Occasional supervision may be exercised over other personnel engaged in environmental activities. Does related duties as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques involved in environmental planning and in the conduct of studies and site surveys; good knowledge of the natural sciences and the general principles of environmental science and regional planning; good knowledge of local, state, and federal environmental regulations and land use principles and practices; working knowledge of computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, email and database software; ability to conceive, organize and conduct technical and nontechnical environmental studies; ability to analyze, evaluate and interpret a broad range of environmental planning data; ability to prepare complex reports; ability to express oneself effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to understand complex oral and written directions; initiative; tact; resourcefulness; good judgment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
Donald B. Smith
County Government Campus
110 Old Route 6, Building 3
Carmel, NY 10512