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Personnel Department


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS Work involves assisting in the development and implementation of a variety of youth based programming including content creation.  Work is performed under direct supervision of the Youth Bureau Executive Director, Youth Service Specialist, and Youth Program Specialists. Teamwork and initiative are important aspects of this work. Performs related work as required.


  • Assists with the development of Mentoring/Adventure Camp program content;
  • Assists with the development of Youth Court program content;
  • Assists with the development of SIDNE program content;
  • Organizes and leads planned activities;
  • Tracks and keeps records of equipment and supplies used;
  • Works collaboratively;
  • Facilitates groups;
  • Networks with other persons involved in a myriad of programs;
  • May operate a variety of office equipment to maintain records of attendance, equipment, vendors, programs, etc.;
  • Uses computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, word processing , calendar, e-mail and database software in performing work assignments
  • Performs a variety of related activities as required.

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: Thorough knowledge of computers including social media; working knowledge of the typical problems and needs of modern youth; working knowledge of the organization and operation of community agencies; working knowledge of positive youth development programming and principles;  good knowledge of community agencies, facilities and services which can be utilized to aid youth; working knowledge of community organization techniques; ability to clearly present program goals and to work with diverse staff; ability to work independently and in a team; ability to travel to locations, ability to work evenings and weekends; ability to communicate effectively both in writing and in person; ability to follow directions; organized; team player; tact; resourcefulness; diplomacy; leadership; integrity.


Graduation from high school, or a comparable diploma, and one (1) year of paid or volunteer experience working with youth of diverse populations, including at-risk youth, recruiting for, developing, and administering youth programs and activities.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT Possession of a current appropriate valid New York State Driver’s license at time of appointment.



Pending Jurisdictional Classification

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Putnam County Personnel Department

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  • Address:

    Donald B. Smith
    County Government Campus
    110 Old Route 6, Building 3
    Carmel, NY 10512

  • Phone:

    845-808-1650 x46104

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  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday through Friday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Summer Hours
    (mid-June through mid-September)
  • Monday through Friday
    8:00am - 4:00pm

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40 Gleneida Avenue
Carmel, New York 10512

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