Deputy Commissioner of Planning, Town of Islip

Organization: Town of Islip

Posted: March 22, 2024 | Closing: July 30, 2024

Job Description

The Town of Islip is seeking an experienced Deputy Commissioner of Planning candidate to join our team and to assist the Commissioner of Planning & Development in the overall administration, planning duties, and coordination of the programs and operations of the Department. This is a unique opportunity to serve in a large municipality, with exciting projects in the pipeline, including the Comprehensive Plan Update, downtown revitalization and legacy development projects.

For more information please visit Town of Islip’s Job Description HERE.

Supports the Commissioner in activities, workplan, and actions:

  • planning and programming with focus on customer service, value to taxpayers, delivery of programs & projects, development of procedures to effectively implement actions that support and protect the public interest
  • developing, monitoring, and adhering to budgets
  • developing goals, major priorities, and strategies that promote orderly growth and development within the community
  • identifying and securing grant funding necessary to support capital portfolio and projects of priority, collaborating with outside agencies to secure support for programs and projects
  • leading staff in inter-departmental and inter-agency collaboration and cooperation
  • overseeing the implementation of planning strategies, and providing high-level direction on all floodplain management issues
  • directing the analysis and documentation required to assess environmental impacts to meet requirements of State and Federal policies
  • developing, monitoring, and adhering to budgets


How to Apply

Please email your CV and cover letter to

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