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Associate City Planner - Community Planning and Development

City and County of Denver
Denver, CO
United States
Professional Areas: 
Community Development
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level
Salary: 
$64,018.00-$102,429.00

This job application closes on Sunday, August 11th, 2019 at 11:59 pm. Please apply as soon as possible in order to be considered.

The City and County of Denver’s Community Planning and Development Department (CPD) is seeking highly motivated and creative individuals to fill a full-time Associate City Planner position in our Planning Services Division.

At Community Planning and Development, we envision, enable and ensure a better Denver. Denver's Community Planning and Development Department is responsible for visionary city planning and ensuring that all buildings are safe. Community Planning and Development plays a role in growing our world-class city, while keeping its beloved features intact. From the skyscrapers of the Central Business District; to the walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods of Stapleton; to the charming Victorian effects of the Baker district, the staff at Community Planning and Development works to make Denver a great place to live, work and play. The department's three primary functions are planning, permitting and inspections.  Learn more about how we're "BUILDING COMMUNITY" at  www.DenverGov.org/CPD and  www.DenverGov.org/DS.
 
Interested?  At the City and County of Denver and CPD you can apply your expertise and contribute directly to the community. Please review the required qualifications and submit your application/resume for consideration by clicking the 'Apply' button at the top of this posting and/or visit www.denvergov/jobs  

The position offers the opportunity to participate on interdisciplinary teams for a variety of exciting and complex planning, regulatory and urban design projects within Planning Services.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Research and analysis to support map amendments (rezonings), Denver Zoning Code text amendments, and urban design standards and guidelines
  • Preparing draft text, maps, graphics, and presentations
  • Preparation and support for internal and external stakeholder work sessions
  • Developing illustrations and graphics to support planning projects\
  • Collecting and analyzing socioeconomic, land use, transportation and demographic data for planning and regulatory projects

Please include a cover letter and resume in a single PDF with your application.

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Experience working with zoning codes and other regulatory tools, such as design standards and guidelines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience supporting interdisciplinary teams
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
  • Proficient with Spanish Language Skills - Speaking, reading and writing

We realize that your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you have at least the following minimum qualifications:

  • Research and analysis to support map amendments (rezonings), Denver Zoning Code text amendments, and urban design standards and guidelines
  • Preparing draft text, maps, graphics, and presentations
  • Preparation and support for internal and external stakeholder work sessions
  • Developing illustrations and graphics to support planning projects\
  • Collecting and analyzing socioeconomic, land use, transportation and demographic data for planning and regulatory projects
  • Experience working with zoning codes and other regulatory tools, such as design standards and guidelines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience supporting interdisciplinary teams
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
  • Proficient with Spanish Language Skills - Speaking, reading and writing
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in City or Regional Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Historic Preservation, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience: Three (3) years of professional planning experience.
  • Education/Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.
  • License/Certifications: Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.
Published on:
July 25, 2019 - 3:29pm
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