Planner Trainee


Delaware County, located in upstate NY is seeking a Planner Trainee to be part of a circuit rider Town Planning Advisory Service, assisting 19 towns and 10 villages. This is a civil service position and the salary is based on the civil service contract. Delaware County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pay rate is $24.17 per hour/$47,147 per year.


Circuit riding to assist local planning boards with site plan, subdivision and zoning reviews. Must have knowledge in the principles employed in municipal, regional and community planning. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Chief Planner or Senior Planner. Persons appointed at the trainee level may be advanced to Planner upon satisfactory completion of one year traineeship. Grant writing experience, GIS knowledge, proficiency in Microsoft Office and strong writing skills are preferred. A full job description can be found HERE


A. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a bachelor’s degree; OR
B. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two year college with an associate degree and two years of fulltime paid or part-time paid equivalent experience in municipal community or regional planning or related work.

NOTE: Possession of an appropriate valid New York State driver’s license is required at time of appointment and maintained during employment.




Please submit resumes and a completed County Application for Employment to
the Delaware County Personnel Office at 1 Courthouse Square, Suite 2, Delhi, NY 13753.

Applications can be found at