Town of Wilton – Land Use Administrator – Wilton, NY
(Posted August 13, 2019)
The Town of Wilton in Saratoga County, NY is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time professional position as a Land Use Administrator. This position will be challenging work and will make good use of learned land use skills, GIS, the ability to work efficiently; while enjoying the quality of life the Saratoga area has to offer.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is semi-technical work involving the duties related to an engineering and planning department. The incumbent will be responsible for updating geographic information systems as well as preparation of planning and zoning studies in support of planning projects. This position will also be assisting the Storm Water Management Officer. Duties are performed under the direct supervision of the Director of Planning and Engineering. Performs related duties as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
Provides technical assistance and information to staff, developers and the public;
Performs intake and review of a wide variety of land use and development proposals, basic file research, file maintenance, and reading plans;
Assists in the administration and review of planning projects and planning board applications to determine if they are in compliance with Zoning Law;
Collects data for land use and zoning;
Prepares reports and graphics with the aid of a geographic information system;
Assembles statistical data for mapping and annual reports regarding development, economic trends, business activities, residential development, and recreational projects;
Assist in all aspects of storm water management operations;
Assists in the preparation of special studies in such areas as land development, transportation systems, and community surveys;
Assist in field studies and surveys;
May present information at Town meetings or to committees;
Does related duties as required or assigned.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of the principles and practices of cartography including computerized mapping, GIS as applied to municipal community or regional planning; good knowledge of zoning and land use practices; good knowledge of storm water management practices; ability to conduct field surveys and professional research in support of the development of community plans; ability to analyze statistical data and prepare graphs; diagrams and reports; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; tact and courtesy; ability to establish harmonious relationships with co-workers and superiors; physical conditioning commensurate with the demands of the position.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either:
- Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environmental Science or closely related field AND one (1) year experience working in one of the above listed fields.
- Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s Degree in Planning, Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environmental Science or closely related field AND three (3) years’ experience working in one of the above listed fields.
Starting Salary: $50,000-$55,000 (35 hours/week)
The nature of this appointment is provisional pending outcome of a Civil Service Examination administered through Saratoga County. Examination to be scheduled at a later date.
Send resume by 8/19/19 to: firstname.lastname@example.org Feel free to follow up to be sure it was received by calling Nancy Riely 518-587-1939 extension 239.