Employment

Water Quality Management Staff

The Development Authority of the North Country is an equal opportunity provider, and employer.  To file a complaint of discrimination, write:  USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD).  To download an application for employment please click here.

GIS Technician

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The Development Authority of the North Country (DANC) seeks applicants for a GIS Technician. The Development Authority is a multi-faceted New York State public benefit corporation created in the mid 1980s. Since its establishment, the Development Authority has constructed regional water and wastewater utilities, a solid waste management facility, and an open access telecommunication network. In addition to owning/operating these facilities, the Development Authority administers housing and economic development programs and provides contracted water/wastewater services to municipalities in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties. The Development Authority is seeking a GIS Technician to work on a variety of GIS projects including those to support the Authority’s internal objectives and those for municipal customers. Work will include interpretation of hardcopy engineering records for water/wastewater infrastructure systems, digitization, georectification, and in-field data collection using GPS technology. The GIS Technician will also write grant applications, meet with customers, and support other Engineering and Environmental Division technical projects, as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS: The minimum position qualifications require the candidate have a Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science, or a related field. Excellent computer skill and working knowledge of Microsoft Office and databases required. Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills, time management and organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines and to work cooperatively with multiple internal and external customers are required. In addition to minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate will have experience in public utility infrastructure data maintenance within ESRI GIS software and AutoCAD experience. More qualified candidates may be considered at the GIS Specialist or GIS Analyst level. The Development Authority offers a competitive compensation package including participation in the NYS Retirement System, tax deferred compensation plan, paid holidays, vacation, medical insurance, tuition reimbursement, etc. Please submit resumes to scarter@danc.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The Development Authority of the North Country is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Accounting Associate

ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE

The Development Authority of the North Country is seeking applicants for the position of Accounting Associate. The Development Authority was founded to develop and manage infrastructure needs created by the expansion at Fort Drum in 1985, as well as to support future development initiatives throughout Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties. Since its establishment, the Development Authority has constructed regional water and wastewater utilities, a solid waste management facility, and an open access telecommunications network. In addition to owning and operating these facilities, the Development Authority administers housing and economic development programs and provides contracted Water Quality services to municipalities in the three counties.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:  The Accounting Associate is an integral part of the finance team of the Development Authority and is responsible for processing payroll, accounts payables, accounts receivables as well as daily banking activities. The Accounting Associate assists in the administration of employee benefit programs to include pension, deferred compensation and health insurance. The Accounting Associate provides support in all areas of Finance.

Qualifications:  A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from an accredited university is required. An Associate’s Degree with an equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.

Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Development Authority of the North Country offers a competitive compensation package including participation in the NYS Employees’ Retirement System; NYS Deferred Compensation Plan; medical, dental and vision insurances; paid holidays and vacation, etc.

TO APPLY: Send letter of application, resume, and completed Development Authority of the North Country employment application to:

Amy B. Austin
Human Resources Director
Development Authority of the North Country
Dulles State Office Building
317 Washington Street, Suite 414
Watertown, New York 1601

To obtain an employment application, visit the Development Authority of the North Country’s website at www.danc.org. The Development Authority of the North Country is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

People are the Key to our Success

The Development Authority employs 54 people from across Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties that work to improve the quality of life in the communities that they live in.

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