Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce
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Job Title.
   Planner - Town of Malta
Short Description of the Job.
   Performs short & long-term planning for Malta
Complete Description of the Job.
   JOB SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Building and Planning Coordinator, performs professional, technical, and administrative work in carrying out the Town's short-term and long-range development planning and implementation functions while ensuring a high degree of customer service. Assists the Building and Planning Coordinator in overseeing daily department activities including development review, process management, zoning and comprehensive planning. Must be able to review site plans, building elevations, building permit applications and exhibits, and conduct necessary inspections to ensure compliance with applicable land development regulations and stormwater management practices. Must be able to interact with and provide information and assistance to the public, Town officials, or other individuals concerning Town Codes, land development regulations, zoning regulations, interpretation of codes/regulations, application processes, and procedural issues; respond to complaints; research problems; and, initiates problem resolution. Administers meetings of the Town's Planning and Zoning Boards, as well as attends occasional Town Board meetings as required. Must be proficient in ESRI ArcGIS. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Plans and conducts research on planning and development problems; Prepares charts, maps and narrative reports utilizing ESRI ArcGIS and related tools; Prepare property site plans, zoning plans and sketches in ArcGIS and planning-related software's; and maintain and update official Town maps, including the zoning, land use and Form Based Code. Assembles statistical data map information regarding growth, economic trends, business activities, residential development and recreational projects; Assists Building and Planning Coordinator in the preparation of special studies in such areas as land development, transportation systems and community facilities; Assists Code Enforcement Officer with Zoning Enforcement Conducts Stormwater Inspections and monitor Stormwater Compliance Assist the Building and Planning Coordinator with the SEQR process Performs miscellaneous office work and maintains records of planning department activities; Meet with developers prior to application and during review process as requested by the Building and Planning Coordinator; Review applications for completeness; Assists Building and Planning Coordinator as liaison between the various Boards and applicants; Assists in the establishment of Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals meetings agendas; Assist in the review final maps for completeness prior to signing by Town Engineer and Planning Board Chairperson; Attend various meetings/workshops as requested by the Building and Planning Coordinator; Assist in the accounting for escrow accounts; Attend New York State workshops and seminars to maintain certification and maintain a working knowledge of changes in appropriate laws and regulations; Provide assistance in the preparation of comprehensive land use, zoning, and economic development plans; Confers with officials of government and representatives of various professions and lay groups and others regarding planning policies and objectives; Collects, analyzes and interprets data related to planning matters in the Town, such as population reports, industrial, commercial and residential development; Performs related duties as required; Operate a variety of office and automotive equipment including GPS equipment, plotter and automobile in the performance of regular job duties.
Job Category.
Job Level.
   Entry Level
Position Type.
   Full Time
For More Information Contact.
   Jaime O'Neill
Employer Info.
   Town of Malta
2540 Route 9
Malta, NY 12020
To Mail Application To Employer.
   Town of Malta
2540 Route 9
Malta, NY12020
Attention: Jaime O'Neill
To E-Mail Application To Employer.

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