Assistant Planner

Organization: Village of Mamaroneck
Website: http://www.village.mamaroneck.ny.us/Pages/index

Posted: July 12, 2018 | Closing: August 1, 2018


Job Description

The Village of Mamaroneck is seeking enthusiastic candidates for the full-time position
of Assistant Planner. The position provides the opportunity to be involved in a diverse
range of planning activities from innovative zoning techniques, environmental and
economic development planning, to site plan review and long-range planning. The
successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Village Planner.

About the Village of Mamaroneck
The Village of Mamaroneck is a suburban community located on Long Island Sound
with a compact and walkable downtown, working industrial area, and several residential
neighborhoods. The Village is highly transit connected with speedy access to Manhattan
via Metro North Railroad and Intra-County connections serviced by Westchester
County’s Bee-Line bus system. The Village’s downtown is a hub for cultural institutions,
entertainment, shopping and dining.

In recent years the Village of Mamaroneck has initiated many innovative planning
activities including the adoption of transit-oriented development zoning, adaptive reuse
zoning, a wayfinding signage master plan and strategic economic development planning
for commercial districts. Presently, the Village is in the process of two major planning
initiatives 1) updating the Comprehensive Plan to increase focus on climate change,
resilience and sustainability and 2) implementation of the industrial area revitalization.

Duties
 Conduct research and data gathering to assist the Village in reviewing policy
matters.
 Helping residents, businesses and applicants understand and navigate the land
use processes.
 Prepare maps, reports, zoning reviews, environmental and economic studies.
 Perform special projects as directed by the Village Planner or Village Manager.
 Interact with other Department Heads and staff from the Building, Engineering,
and Public Works Departments, Attorney’s Office, Village Manager.
 Update and maintain GIS and other databases.
 Attend staff and committee meetings as assigned.
 Prepare grant applications and the administration of various grant projects.

The Ideal Candidate will:
 Have excellent verbal and written communications and will be able translate
complex concepts and issues into plain language.
 Be well-organized and detail-oriented
 Be proficient in ArcMap and other ESRI GIS products
 Have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
 Be enthusiastic and customer service oriented.
 Perform with a high level of professionalism.

Salary and Benefits:
Annual salary is in the range of $40,000to $50,000, DOQ. Standard benefits package
includes: health insurance, life insurance, dental and eye care as well as other benefits
including paid holidays, vacation, personal, and sick time.

Minimum Acceptable Training and Experience:
Either (a) a Bachelor’s Degree and two years of experience where the primary function
was urban or regional planning, architecture, engineering or a related field; or (b) a
Bachelor’s Degree in City Urban or Regional Planning and one year of experience or (c)
a Master’s Degree in Urban or Regional Planning.

The Village of Mamaroneck is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is fully committed to
maintaining a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on race, gender, religion,
age, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, and other non-merit factors. All persons
applying for employment and employed by the Village shall be afforded equal employment
opportunity in initial employment and consideration for advancement.


How to Apply

Applications must include:
 Cover Letter
 Resume
 Writing sample(s)
 Three references (including daytime phone numbers)

Please email your application no later than August 1, 2018 to Daniel J. Sarnoff, Assistant
Village Manager at dsarnoff@vomny.org.

Full Job Description: http://www.village.mamaroneck.ny.us/pages/mamaroneckny_webdocs/asstplanner.pdf



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