DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is professional planning work at a supervisory level involving responsibility for overseeing the preparation of plans and reports on a municipal, regional or county level. Responsibilities include issuing assignments and assisting staff in accomplishing the goals and objectives of the department. Considerable contact with public officials, professional and civic organizations and others representing areas under study is involved. Work is performed under general guidance of the Director of Planning and Development with wide leeway allowed for the use of independent judgment. Performs related work 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 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of municipal and county planning including economic analysis and capital programming; thorough knowledge of federal, state and local economic development programs and practices; thorough knowledge of appropriate federal, state, local and private planning and economic development grant sources and demonstrated ability in grants writing; thorough knowledge of zoning and subdivision practices; thorough knowledge of current methods for collecting, analyzing and interpreting statistical data; good knowledge of legislation, current problems and professional literature in the field; ability to prepare and supervise the preparation of complex reports and master plans for community development; ability to understand complex oral and written directions ability to prepare complex written reports; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; ability to exercise discretion and sound judgment; ability to layout work; initiative and resourcefulness.
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.
7/02; 9/08; 1/09
Donald B. Smith
County Government Campus
110 Old Route 6, Building 3
Carmel, NY 10512