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Employment Opportunities

**If you are applying for a position at the Borough of Ringwood, you must fill out the Employment Application.**

 

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Full-Time Telecommunicator

The Ringwood Police Department is looking for a full-time Telecommunicator.  It is desired that applicants have training in NCIC, CJIS, AOC and Enforsys, along with approved Telecommunication certificates of training.  Starting salary of $45,700 and negotiable based on experience. 

Applications can be picked up at the police department or printed by clicking the link above.

Interested individuals must submit completed applications and resume to the police department by February 15th, 2020.


PASSAIC COUNTY JOB OPPORTUNITY:

ASSISTANT PLANNING DIRECTOR

 

 Description

 

The Passaic County Department of Planning and Economic Development is seeking an Assistant Planning Director. The Passaic County Department of Planning and Economic Development services a culturally, geographically, and socio-economically diverse population of more than 500,000 residents. The Department has a value-added approach to working with county departments and local municipalities to achieve multi-disciplinary planning strategies. The department has a reputation for progressive and innovative solutions that have warranted recognition at the state and national level and success advancing a Complete Streets Program, multiple phases of the Morris Canal Greenway, and several award-winning master plan elements.

 

The successful candidate for this position possesses and demonstrates a thorough understanding of a range of experience in multi-disciplinary planning that are integral to planning on the county level. This position involves direct contact with the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Administration, local municipal staff and officials, state and federal agencies, funding partners, as well as local stakeholders and the public. The successful candidate must have extremely strong communication skills with outstanding analytical, presentation and writing skills. It is essential that the Assistant Director understand work program management to assist project managers and complete a core set of projects of their own.

 

Examples of Important Duties

 

Understand subject matter and planning principles that apply to the implementation of the Passaic County Master Plan including, but not limited to:

  • Core goals of the Passaic County Master Plan elements and how they relate to various departmental activities, priorities, and opportunities for enhanced outcomes and efficiency;
  • Preparing updates of the County Master Plan;
  • Advancing transportation projects and administering various federal and state funding programs through the planning, design, and implementation process;
  • Sustainability practices including applications of green stormwater infrastructure;
  • Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with and comfortably lead conversations with other departments and non-professionals in an effort to promote and expand department services;
  • Familiarity with statutes governing planning powers, particularly to assist with managing the County Planning Board;
  • Parks and open space planning and how to effectively communicate planning goals to initiatives such as public health, enhanced mobility, and equity planning;
  • Sensitivity to historic preservation in the planning process;
  • Complete Streets standards and applications with an emphasis on bicycle and pedestrian design principles;
  • Innovative public outreach and interagency coordination ;
  • Knowledge of current trends in planning and ability to  apply the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities initiatives; and
  • Familiarity with Enterprise GIS development and applications.

Coordinate elements of the Planning department work program including:

  • Preparing an annual work program;

  • Project management and scheduling;

  • Developing scopes of work and preparing proposals for technical planning studies;

  • Program budgeting and monitoring expenses;

  • Supervising and training staff and managing staff assignments;

  • Tracking project outcomes while leading multiple projects simultaneously;

  • Managing quality assurance/quality control activities.

Acts for the Director in their absence or as directed:

  • Attend various meetings and advise County officials on technical issues;

  • Provide reports to management team and run staff meetings;

  • Oversee the Planning Board including staff activities and Board needs;

  • Advise on planning and administrative issues; and

  • Provide guidance and research on specific technical and legislative topics.

Requirements

 

  • Five (5) years of experience in municipal, county, regional, or state planning, two (2) years of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity.

  • A Master's degree in Planning from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of the nonsupervisory experience.

  • Applicants must possess a current, valid license as a Professional Planner issued by the NJ State Board of Professional Planners.

  • Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

To be considered, email the following to the address below no later than Friday, February 24,2019.

  • Cover letter indicating your interest and experience

  • Resume

  • Names and phone numbers of at least three (3) references

 

Michael Lysicatos PP, AICP, Director mlysicatos@passaiccountynj.org

 

Passaic County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


PASSAIC COUNTY JOB OPPORTUNITY:

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

DEFINITION

The Passaic County Department of Planning and Economic Development is pursuing a Landscape Architect. The Department services a culturally, geographically, and socio-economically diverse population of more than 500,000 residents. The Department has a value-added approach to working with county departments and local municipalities to achieve multi-disciplinary planning strategies. The department has a reputation for progressive and innovative solutions that have warranted recognition at the state and national level and success advancing a Complete Streets Program, multiple phases of the Morris Canal Greenway, and several award-winning master plan elements.

The successful candidate for this position possesses and demonstrates a thorough understanding of a range of experience in landscape architecture that would apply to public parks, urban design, and green infrastructure projects on behalf of the County. This position involves direct contact with the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Administration, local municipal staff and officials, state and federal agencies, funding partners, as well as local stakeholders and the public. The successful candidate must have extremely strong communication skills with outstanding analytical, presentation and writing skills.

Examples of Important Duties

The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to understand and meet the following requirements of the position of Landscape Architect:

  • Assist in the review and management of the County’s Open Space and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund;
  • Prepares and processes applications for federal and state financial grant programs as well as supervise installation of successful applications;
  • Design planting and maintenance plans for various county parks, streetscape and green infrastructure projects;
  • Possess the skills necessary to apply historic preservation principles and design standards to elements of the County’s Olmsted designed Parks System as well as environs of the various historic properties managed by Passaic County;
  • Lead park project development in coordination with an inter-disciplinary team of planners, engineers, parks, staff and officials that will meet a diverse set of goals and needs;
  • Develop detailed cost estimates, plans, and architectural details for contractual bidding, grant applications, and review by engineering staff;
  • Lead the development of green stormwater infrastructure projects in accordance with the County’s adopted Green Stormwater Infrastructure Element of the County Master Plan;
  • Prepare and review urban design projects as part of planning studies, capital improvement projects, and other roadway beautification projects;
  • Design and maintain guidelines for plantings in parks, along county roadways and county properties;
  • Assist in the review of street tree plantings as part of the County Planning Board process; and
  • Highly proficient in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite (GIS experience a plus);

Requirements

  • Two (2) years of experience in landscape design.
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture or Landscape Design.
  • Appointees must possess a license as a Landscape Architect issued by the New Jersey State Board of Architects.
  • Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

To be considered, email the following to the address below no later than Friday, February 24, 2020.

  • Cover letter indicating your interest and experience
  • Resume (Work samples encouraged)
  • Names and phone numbers of at least three (3) references

Michael Lysicatos PP, AICP, Director mlysicatos@passaiccountynj.org

Passaic County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.