Junior Planner

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No.: OC-68021 Name: Junior Planner
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 08/19/22 05:00PM
Exam Date: 10/01/22 08:30AM
Salary: $48,391 - $67,747 (Town of Penfield)
Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This is an entry level professional planning position responsible for assisting with the formulation, development and coordination of planning projects.  Duties include providing technical assistance in the areas of preparing and analyzing statistical and illustrative planning data.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of Planner, Engineer, or other higher level staff member.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements on or before the date of the written exam: 

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:


  1. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning, Economics, Geography, Environmental Planning, Environmental Sciences, Geology, Sociology, Landscape Architecture, Watershed Science, Natural Resource Management, Water Resource Management, Agriculture, or a closely related field; OR,


  1. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's degree in one of the fields mentioned in (A) above, plus two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent**** professional* research or planning experience in any of the following: housing, transportation, physical planning, land use planning, environmental planning, comprehensive planning**, developing land use regulations, zoning administration, site design, or a closely related field***; OR,


  1. Four (4) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent**** experience as defined in (B) above; OR,


         D.  An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B), and

                 (C) above.

*Professional, for the purposes of these minimum qualifications, does not include clerical, secretarial, maintenance, manual labor, or related work experience.

**Comprehensive planning is defined as working with, or developing plans with or within a municipality.  Comprehensive plans are master plans that direct land use or development for a municipality.

***Closely related fields include work experience in natural resource management, water resource management, agriculture, hydrology, geomorphology, forestry, soils, resource management, housing, or economic development.

Special Requirements:

If you are appointed you will be required to have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.

Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test for employment with Monroe County Government.


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