Planner/Planner Trainee

Organization: Madison County Planning Department

Posted: March 1, 2021 | Closing: March 31, 2021

Job Description

Madison County, New York seeks a dynamic and engaged candidate for a position as a full-time Planner/Planner Trainee (title is determined by candidate’s qualifications) within the Madison County Planning Department.  The Madison County Planning Department offers a challenging and progressive opportunity for a self-motivated candidate interested in the opportunity to develop new and innovative projects while also furthering current initiatives.

The incumbent will participate in a broad range of planning activities including GML 239 reviews, comprehensive planning, GIS mapping, grant writing, main street revitalization, public transportation, agricultural programs, and more. Public speaking, writing, and computer skills are essential and GIS capabilities are a necessity.

The candidate can expect to be cross trained in a variety of fields, as the Planning Department finds itself at the cross section of many projects and disciplines.  Madison County contains a unique mix of rural character, quaint villages, as well as several downtown centers, which offer the opportunity to work at a variety of levels.  At times one can be expected to work independently and without much supervision, while at other times working within a small group is common.  In addition to experience and training, we are also looking for someone that is dynamic, willing to roll up their sleeves and jump in, and shows an overall interest in making Madison County a better place to live and work.

Application deadline is March 31, 2021.  For an expanded job description, required minimum qualifications, and to apply, please visit:


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