PRINCIPAL PLANNER–ROCKLAND COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING

The County of Rockland is seeking a candidate to perform high level technical-
professional planning work of a complex nature requiring responsibility for the
development and implementation of planning programs. It also entails some
administrative responsibilities in the absence of the Commissioner of Planning or the
Planning Board Chairperson. General supervision is received from the Commissioner of Planning or
an administrative official. Supervision may be exercised over a number of employees. Evening work
is frequently required of employees in this class. Does related work as required.

Candidates must possess comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices and
techniques of municipal and county planning, including economic, environmental analysis and capital
programming; good knowledge of the organization and operation of municipal government in New York
State; good knowledge of the fundamentals of supervision; familiarity with administrative
practices and techniques; skill in the design and administration of research studies;
ability to use computer software appropriate to various planning activities*; ability to
present ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in Planning, Community Planning, Regional Planning,
Urban Planning or related and four (4) years of experience in municipal planning or related field,
such as transportation or Geographic Information Systems, one (1) year of which must have included
supervision of other professionals on a regular basis.

*To be demonstrated during the probationary period.

Please email resume to: rcplan@co.rockland.ny.us

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