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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/01/21

Applications Due11/01/21

Vacancy ID92306

AgencyAdirondack Park Agency

TitleDeputy Director (Planning)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $112155 to $141538 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Essex

Street Address 1133 NYS Route 86

City Ray Brook


Zip Code12977

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree and seven years of relevant experience required.* Master’s or advanced degree preferred, in landscape architecture, land use planning, environmental studies, civil engineering or similar environmental field. At least four years of documented experience in either, site design and construction, land use planning, environmental permitting, or environmental impact assessment is preferred. Prior management experience working for a not-for-profit or with state, federal, regional or local government is desirable. *Substitutions: four years of specialized experience or associate degree and two years of specialized experience may substitute for bachelor's degree; J.D. or Master's degree may substitute for one year of specialized experience; Ph. D. may substitute for two years of specialized experience.

Duties Description Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Deputy Director (Planning) supervises and manages the Planning Division. The position includes but is not limited to being responsible for the leadership and management of the Division, including budget and personnel matters. Responsibilities include the development and supervision of the Agency's work regarding the State Land Master Plan; coordination with DEC in the preparation and review of Unit Management Plans consistent with the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan (APSLMP); the provision of guidance and interpretation regarding the APSLMP to DEC and the Agency Board; review of proposed DEC projects on State lands, and supervision and coordination with DEC of staff proposals for the classification or reclassification of State lands. The Deputy also supervises the Agency's Local Government Services Program and reviews local land use plans for consistency with the APA Act. The Deputy reviews local variance referrals and provides recommendations to the Executive Director and Agency Board on APA approved local land use plans. The position also supervises staff and manages Adirondack Park Land Use and Development Plan Map updates and map amendments, Park policy and regional initiatives, Geographic Information System (GIS), cartographic services and website management. The Deputy acts as a liaison for the Agency with local, regional, State and federal agencies on planning program matters. The Deputy acts in the absence of the Executive Director pursuant to the Agency's Delegation Resolution.

Additional Comments Please provide letter of interest, APA employment application and resume by COB on 11/01/2021 via email to This is an appointed position.

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 NYS Route 86

PO Box 99

City Ray Brook

State NY

Zip Code 12977


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