Website NY Department of Agriculture & Markets
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or 120 college credits in an agricultural or natural resources discipline and one year of agriculture administration work experience.
Duties Description: This position will assist in the program administration and technical support as it pertains to the delivery of the State’s Agricultural Districts Program as authorized in under (Article 25-AA).
Duties include: Responds to information requests including questions received from phone calls and the internet to explain the Agriculture and Markets Law and other State Laws that affect farm operations; meets with agricultural landowners to discuss project(s) and potential site-specific impacts and concerns as it pertains to Agricultural Districts Law as needed; conducts reviews of municipal rules, regulations, ordinances and land use plans and the administration of the same as they affect farm operations located within a county adopted, State certified agricultural district; works with local governments as needed to advance the purposes of Article 25-AA; prepares substantive correspondents detailing on farm investigations with technical references as necessary; conducts technical analysis of state and local laws as applied to farm operations; reviews technical documents associated with the siting of public utilities on farmland; prepares technical briefs and testimony as needed; completes site investigations, construction compliance inspections, and the validation of restoration mitigation projects as needed; develops correspondence, program guidance documents and other related material as needed; develops and delivers presentation, charts and other outreach media in support of program goals; works cooperatively with the Department’s Counsel to identify information needs and assist with the development of various technical reports resulting from farm investigations; acts as lead for projects involving the Department’s Counsel as directed.
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