Up and coming Sullivan County has a wide collection of vibrant small communities including traditional farming landscapes and hamlet downtowns. The County was foundational in the locavore movement and has been a place of refuge for artists, artisans and young farmers. Join a team of professionals providing leadership and technical assistance to 21diverse municipalities in this scenic Catskills region of upstate New York.
The Division of Planning, addresses a wide variety of planning issues and community needs including economic and small business development, farmland protection and agricultural development, open space, recreation and trails, tourism, place making, health, mobility, etc. This is a mid‐level professional planning position involving the performance of a variety of municipal, regional or community planning assignments. These assignments may include being the team leader for individual planning projects and programs or for single aspects of larger projects. Planners may also serve as staff for advisory boards as assigned. Work assignments may increase in level of complexity and responsibility as the incumbents’ professional competence increases. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant Commissioner and/or the Commissioner of Planning and Environmental Management. Occasional supervision may be exercised over subordinate planning personnel.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either:
(A)Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Master’s Degree or higher in planning or a closely related field; or
(B) Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in planning; architecture, landscape architecture, civil engineering, environmental studies, geography, public administration or a closely related field and two years of experience in municipal, community or regional planning.
Salary: New Hire: Entry: $46,842.00; Full $49,307.00
County Employee after 2 Years: Entry: $52,047.00; Full $54,786.00
This is a competitive class position subject to the civil service examination process.
How to Apply
Submit application and resume to Sullivan County Personnel Department, 100 North Street, PO Box 5012, Monticello, NY 12701. Or apply online at https://sullivan-portal.mycivilservice.com/jobopps.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled. EEO/AA