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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/05/24

Applications Due08/05/24

Vacancy ID162326


AgencyAdirondack Park Agency

TitleSpecial Assistant for Economic Affairs

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade662

Bargaining UnitM/C - Managerial/Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $100845 to $127474 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 15%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Essex

Street Address 1133 NY 86

City Ray Brook


Zip Code12977

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree and ten years of experience in municipal management, regional or local planning, economic development, real estate development, or any combination of the above.

A master’s degree in regional planning, public administration, business administration, or economics may be substituted for five years of the above experience.

Duties Description The incumbent, under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, will provide analytical support to Agency’s planning, regulatory, and enforcement programs and executive team on issues of community development and development finance, as well as fiscal and economic impact analysis. Act as liaison between the Agency and those economic and community development interests that are catalysts to the Park's economic improvement. These include State and local economic developers, the region’s business community, potential entrepreneurs, and local government officials including community development staff. Provide support to other core Agency functions including administration and public information and the Agency Board’s Economic Affairs Committee.

Additional Comments Must have a valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel may be required.

Telecommuting may be available, will be discussed at interview.

Please include your resume and a cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum requirements.

The State of NY offers a work-life balance and generous benefits package, including:
- Holiday & Paid Time Off
- Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
- Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
- Affordable Health Care Options
- Family dental and vision benefits at no additional costs
- NYS Deferred Compensation Plan
- Additional items discussed during interview

For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Elaine Caldwell

Telephone 518-891-4050

Fax 518-891-3938

Email Address


Street 1133 NY 86

City Ray Brook

State NY

Zip Code 12977


Notes on ApplyingIf you feel you meet the minimum qualifications and Agency operating needs and are interested in being considered for this vacancy, please submit resume and a cover letter demonstrating how you meet the stated minimum qualifications.
Please submit your application materials to Be sure to include Vacancy #24-162326 on your resume and also in the subject line of the email. It is the responsibility of each applicant to accurately describe their experience and demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications.

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