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Superintendent of Streets
City of Beacon – Superintendent of Streets
The City of Beacon is a vibrant, exciting community in southern Dutchess County, N.Y. with a population of approximately 15,000 in just under 5 square miles. The community boasts a proud history, beautiful natural areas from the mountain to the Hudson River, and an involved and active community. The City seeks an experienced individual to become the Superintendent of Streets due to an upcoming retirement. The successful candidate will need to take and score in the top three on a Civil Service test for this position. This is an opportunity for an individual looking for challenge and a chance to make a positive difference. The new superintendent will be joining a strong and collaborative management team. Further information is available by contacting City Administrator Anthony J. Ruggiero @ 845-838-5009 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The job description and applications are available on-line at http://www.cityofbeacon.org/Government/employment.htm. Applications should be sent to City Administrator, One Municipal Plaza, Beacon, NY 12508. Position is open until filled, but a January 2017 start date is anticipated.
The City of Beacon is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ qualified persons without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please submit applications/resumes to the following address no later than
Monday, October 3, 2017.


City of Beacon
Attention: City Administrator Anthony J. Ruggiero
One Municipal Plaza
Suite One
Beacon, New York 12508


Organization: City of Beacon
Name: Anthony Ruggiero
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Phone: 845-838-5009
City of Beacon2016-10-03
Commissioner of Management and Budget
COMMISSIONER - Albany County - Department of Management and Budget

Albany County is seeking to fill the position of Commissioner of Management and Budget. The position holds a maximum 2016 annual salary of $109,140. In addition to the powers and duties prescribed by charter, the incumbent performs such other duties as the County legislature, local law, act, or resolution, or the County Executive shall require.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
• Plans, structures and directs the budget to implement and administer the various programs, policies and procedures of the department;
• Selects, develops, motivates and appraises performance of key subordinate staff to assure current organization effectiveness and continuity to meet future operational needs;
• Participates with the County Executive, Director of Finance, and the Legislature to develop short and long-range financial plans, alternative strategies, and fiscal policy for the County;
• Prepares annual county budget including Capital Budget, authorizes and approves the allocation of budgeted funds and personnel staffing compliments for all county operating units, and monitors expenditures versus approved budgets, to ensure the integrity and control of County budgets;
• Initiates and/or directs the conduct of various internal studies relating to organization, administration, systems and space allocation to enhance County operating effectiveness;
• Informs the County Executive, and the various committees of the Legislature of the financial condition of the County;
• Initiates and conducts a wide variety of management studies relating to operating policy and practice, organization, staffing, and fiscal controls, in order to make authoritative recommendations and proposals to the County Executive to ensure the ongoing cost effectiveness of County operations;
• Participates in the formulation and implementation of County fiscal and operating strategy and policy;
• Provides ongoing counsel to the County Executive and the Legislature with regard to the fiscal effect of policy and programs, and the overall financial status of the County and its operations;
• Reviews and recommends operating and capital budgets for all County departments, bureaus, boards, districts, commissions and agencies and exercises authority over the expenditure or impounding of budgeted funds to ensure the fiscal stability of the County;
• Maintains a close working relationship with the banking community, the State Controller's office, and with various private sector organizations to coordinate County fiscal affairs generally, plan and timing of bond issues, and promote public/private sector cooperation and joint ventures, and with the Director of Finance, oversees the investments of the County's Self Insurance Fund.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
• Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of modern public budgeting and finance;
• Thorough knowledge of the principles of public administration and administrative management;
• Familiarity with New York State local finance laws and modern economic and commodity market principles;
• Ability to analyze significant trends in operations from detailed records and factual materials.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A Bachelor's Degree in business or public administration, political science, economics or related field and (10) ten years experience in budgetary and financial control or administrative management activities including (3) three years of supervisory or executive responsibility; OR,
A Master's Degree in one of the above fields and (8) eight years experience in budgetary and financial control or administrative management activities including (3) three years of supervisory or executive responsibility.
Albany County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The successful candidates must be a resident of Albany County at the time of hire. The candidate is an appointment by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Legislature and shall serve at the pleasure of the County Executive. More information and qualifications regarding this posting can also be found at www.albanycounty.com.

Send resume to:
Office of the Albany County Executive
112 State Street, Room 900
Albany, New York 12207
Or via e-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Organization: Albany County
Name: Office of the Albany County Executive
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Albany County2016-10-09
Civil Engineer I
The City of Watertown is seeking a full-time Civil Engineer I. This is the first level of the Engineering series and is responsible for performing professional level engineering design and project management. Responsibilities include managing all aspects of construction projects by coordinating zoning, permits, and project steps; surveying; designing projects; preparing project specifications; preparing budget estimates; coordination with contractors, field inspections, and regulatory oversight. The incumbent does related work as required. The successful candidate must pass a Civil Service exam.

Minimum requirements are:
A. Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the NYS Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor's Degree or higher in Civil Engineering or closely related engineering field; or
B. Associate’s Degree in civil engineering or closely related field and 4 years of practical experience in the civil engineering field; or
C. Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination.

Licensing Requirements: Valid NYS driver’s license.

Special Necessary Requirement: Must obtain FE within 2 years of appointment.

Salary range $51,000 - $61,000

Please visit the City’s website at www.watertown-ny.gov for an application and complete job description. Submit letter of interest, application and resume by 10/14/16 to Amie Davis, City Hall, 245 Washington St. Room 201B, Watertown, NY 13601. The City of Watertown is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Organization: City of Watertown
Name: Amie Davis
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Phone: 315-785-7733
Watertown, NY2016-10-14
Deputy Superintendent Bldg & DPW
The Village of Floral Park is a full service municipality of over 16,000 residents located in Nassau County, New York and directly borders the City of New York.

Within the last few years, the Village of Floral Park merged its Building Department and its Department of Public Works into the single, combined Department of Buildings & Public Works, under Superintendent Steven Siwinski, a licensed architect. This Department reviews all of the plans submitted for new structures or alterations, issues permit, and makes the required inspections during construction to assure compliance with New York State and local codes leading to the issuance of the certificate of compliance or certificate of occupancy. This Department also is responsible for providing a myriad of municipal services through the following divisions: Highway, Sanitation, Recycling, Shade Tree, Street Lighting, Fleet Maintenance, Parking Meters, Traffic Signs and Pavement Markings, Parks, and Building Maintenance.

The newly created position of Deputy Superintendent is designed to work directly with, and at the direction of, the Superintendent to ensure the proper functioning of these divisions, and the effective delivery of these services. The Deputy Superintendent will also assist in the necessary interaction of this Department with the public and various federal, state and county agencies and various public utilities.

Duties to include: Assist the Superintendent in the oversight of the administrative offices; coordinate work with the division supervisors; oversee in-house work performed by public work staff and construction field inspectors; plan review; oversee sidewalk replacement, tree program, and safety (OSHA) programs; payroll and overtime review and approval; monitor and coordinate efforts of construction and replacement projects with local utilities within the Village right-of way; Review and set up bidding for contracts with Village contractors; document preparation relating to Requests for Proposals on various capital projects; generate grant application paperwork; participate in emergency management efforts; and provide coordination and documentation for D.E.C., N.C.F.M., C.H.I.P.S and F.E.M.A. issues.

Qualifications: Engineering or architectural background would be favorably viewed, but not a requirement. Background and familiarity with building code and enforcement and/or public works construction, maintenance and repair or supervisory experience in sanitation services is required. Knowledge of Microsoft EXCEL, Word, Power Point and general computer skills along with organizational skills is required. Applicant must work well with staff and residents. This individual must be organized, able to multi-task and willing to take on responsibility. C.E.O. certification and Class A and B UST Operators certification a plus.
Salary: commensurate with experience
Organization: same
Name: Gerard Bambrick
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Phone: 516 326-6300
Village of Floral Park2016-10-15
Commissioner of General Services
Commissioner of General Services
The pay grade and salary range for this position is: $85,000.00

This position exercises broad administrative and professional responsibilities in planning and directing the operations of the Bureau of Engineering, Bureau of Traffic Control, Bureau of Streets, Bureau of Sanitation, Bureau of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Facilities, Bureau of Code Enforcement and the Central Garage. The Commissioner is responsible for determining major departmental policies, for planning long term programs and for making difficult technical decisions and is vested with the authority to appoint, discipline, and remove department employees, with the approval of the Mayor. Advises the Mayor in collective bargaining negotiations with unions representing employees of these bureaus. Through bureau heads, direction is given to a large staff of professional, technical, skilled and unskilled workers and clerical employees. Work is performed under general direction of the Mayor.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative Only)
• Formulates policy and broad program outlines for operations of each department and as required, prepares reports on policies, programs and operations;

• Develops policies, procedures and programs for the effective administration and operation of the departments under their leadership;

• Directs staff in design and in preparation of contracts and in the supervision of construction of Capital Projects approved by the City and monitors the work of consultants;

• Directs the letting of contracts and various bids received to make recommendations to the approving entity;

• Directs and oversees the planning, design, maintenance and construction of all engineering projects for the City;

• Directs and oversees the management of entertainment and recreational activities carried on by the city;

• Directs and oversees the supervising, managing, constructing, improving, and maintaining all City recreational facilities and cemeteries;

• Directs and oversees the enforcement of any building code, housing code, zoning ordinance, plumbing code or electrical code;

• Directs and oversees the design, construction, and repair and establishes a maintenance plan for all City roads and bridges;

• Directs and oversees the design, construction, operation and maintenance of City owned buildings and other structures and facilities under the responsibility of Public Works;

• Consults with officials of New York State and local municipalities on matters pertaining to Public Works;

• Consults with other City department heads and officials on major problems of maintenance, operation and expansion of facilities and buildings;

• Directs the preparation of the annual budgets for the departments and directs the administration of the budgets;

• Directs the administration of the capital and non-recurring construction budgets;

• Uses computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, email and database software in performing work assignments;

• Assists in disciplinary actions regarding bureau employees;

• Advises the Mayor regarding collective bargaining matters and participates in negotiations as requested by the Mayor.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND ATTRIBUTES:
Thorough knowledge of administrative techniques and practices, and of the relationships between contractors, public agencies and the general public; thorough knowledge of the theory and practice of budgeting and financial record keeping, and of personnel administrative control; good knowledge of general engineering principles and practices with reference to highway construction, reconstruction and repair, building design and construction, maintenance and repair; good knowledge of principles of supervision, coaching, counseling, training, and performance evaluations; good knowledge of organization, function, and authority of various City departments and agencies; ability to plan, layout and direct the work of others effectively and to work cooperatively with related firms, agencies and personnel; ability to think analytically in the solution of administrative, engineering and enforcement problems and to make and hold to decisions resulting therefrom; ability to meet, speak and deal effectively with public officials, professional personnel and the general public; ability to get along well with others; ability to use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processor, email and database software; ability to provide administrative and professional leadership to staff; ability to analyze and evaluate current operations and provide alternatives where necessary to provide new customer services methods, procedures and techniques; initiative, resourcefulness; good judgment; tact; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited or New York State registered four-year college or university in management, logistics or a closely related field and five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in public works administration or an equivalent field.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCEPTANCE AND MAINTENANCE OF APPOINTMENT:

Incumbent must possess at time of appointment and maintain a valid New York State Driver’s License for entire term of employment.

Note: Pending jurisdictional classification, the candidate may be required to take, pass and be reachable on an exam administered by NYS Dept of Civil Service.

The City of Troy is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Hiring and promotion decisions in the City service are based solely upon qualifications and ability, and the City does not discriminate on any other basis. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Rensselaer County residency is a requirement. City of Troy residency is preferred.

Please forward applications by OCTOBER 14, 2016 to:
Personnel Office, City of Troy, 433 River St, Troy, NY 12180;
OR email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;
OR fax to 518-268-1686

Organization: City of Troy
Name: Gabrielle Mahoney
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Troy2016-10-15
Senior Planner
SENIOR PLANNER

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Employees in this class are responsible for specific phases of moderately difficult planning projects in the field of municipal or community planning or may be in charge of a major phase of a more complex study. Projects involve community planning on a municipal basis. In a smaller unit the Senior Planner would be assigned planning projects calling for individual leadership to a greater extent than would be the case in larger planning units. Staff supervision is also involved. The Senior Planner differs from Planner by the increased responsibility for specific elements of major studies, managing the development approval process, including staff supervision, or individual responsibility for projects of a lesser nature. The Senior Planner works under the general direction of the Director of City Planning.


TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative Only)

• Prepares and supervises the preparation of a variety of planning statistics, data, plans, designs, charts, records and reports;
• Prepares and supervises the preparation of specialized planning staff reports and project review reports for the local Planning Board, Zoning Board and Common Council;
• Directs the collection, tabulation and analysis of data for use in connection with census statistics and population reports;
• Plans and conducts field studies and surveys;
• Represents the planning agency at conferences of local government officials, public hearings and other public meetings;
• Participates in meetings with civic, business and neighborhood representatives to determine community planning needs and growth and development issues;
• Assists in the collection, tabulation and analysis of data regarding physical development activity, land use and related issues and administration of the development approval process involving the Board of Zoning Appeals, Planning Board, Common Council and Historic Resources Commission;
• Supervises the preparation of studies or reports in regard to housing, parking, land use control or other urban issues;
• Supervises the planning staff involved in the administration of land use controls, the development approval process, and review of individual project proposals;
• Enters and retrieves information in an automated information system;
• Performs related work as required.



FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

• Through knowledge of zoning, local land use controls and current urban planning issues;
• Good knowledge of the principles, terminology, and practices employed in municipal, regional or community planning;
• Good knowledge of zoning and subdivision practices;
• Good knowledge of current methods for collecting, analyzing and interpreting statistical data;
• Good knowledge of current problems and literature in the field;
• Good knowledge of research methods and techniques;
• Good knowledge of personal computers and office equipment;
• Ability to plan and supervise the work of others;
• Ability to understand complex oral and written directions;
• Ability to get along well with others;
• Initiative and resourcefulness;
• Good judgment;
• Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university or one accredited by the NYS Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Master’s Degree in Sociology, Planning, Urban Geography, Government, Public Administration, Statistics, or other similarly related field and two (2) years of experience in municipal, regional or community planning; OR

B. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university or one accredited by the NYS Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Urban Studies, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Science or a related field and three (3) years of experience in municipal, regional or community planning.




Organization: City of Albany
Name: Human Resources
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Albany, NY2016-10-31
Planner
PLANNER

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THIS CLASS: This is an entry level position for college graduates who have specialized in planning, landscape architecture, urban geography, urban studies, environmental science or public administration. In addition, appointments to this title may be made of trainees who have completed a one-year training period. The work consists of basic professional assignments in keeping with the job level as well as the limited experience required of incumbents. Within the job concept, however, assignments may increase in complexity and responsibility as employees increase in professional competence. Occasional supervision may be exercised over nonprofessional help or other planning personnel.


TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative Only)

• Participates in the administration of zoning and other local land use controls;
• Participates in the staff review of physical development proposals, adequacy of their design, potential neighborhood and environmental impacts, and consistency with local land use controls;
• Assists in preparing reports and memoranda on particular planning studies using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) including statistical analyses, maps, graphs, tables, etc.;
• Updates and maintains GIS maps;
• Assists in the collection, tabulation and analysis of data regarding development activity, land use and other urban issues;
• Assists in studies relating to parking, traffic, housing, land use control and other urban issues;
• Acts as staff to the Board of Zoning Appeals, Planning Board and Common Council by reviewing development proposals to insure their consistency with local land use controls, other relevant ordinances and the State Environmental Quality Review Act;
• Prepares line drawings, site plans, designs and layouts to scale;
• Meets with community and neighborhood groups to discuss development and land use issues and to inform citizens of pending development proposals;
• Meets with county, regional and state officials to coordinate development activity, planning issues and public improvements;
• Performs miscellaneous office work and maintains records of planning department activities;
• Enters and retrieves information in an automated information system;
• Performs related work as required.


FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

• Good knowledge of personal computers and office equipment;
• Working knowledge of the purposes, principles, terminology and practices employed in municipal and community planning;
• Working knowledge of local land use controls and zoning administration;
• Working knowledge of the principles and practices of drafting, mapping and graphic visual methods as applied to community planning and development review;
• Ability to understand complex oral and written directions;
• Ability to get along well with others;
• Ability to communicate and deal effectively with others;
• Initiative
• Resourcefulness;
• Tact;
• Good judgment;
• Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

PROMOTION:

One (1) year as a Planner Trainee.

OPEN-COMPETITIVE:

A. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university or one accredited by the NYS Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor’s Degree in planning, landscape architecture, urban geography, urban studies, environmental science or public administration; OR

B. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university or one accredited by the NYS Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor’s Degree and one (1) year paid fulltime experience in municipal, community or regional planning or related work.












Organization: City of Albany
Name: Human Resources
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Albany, NY2016-10-31