Planner II or III

$28.20 - $43.26 hourly
  • Commerce City
  • Commerce City, CO, USA
  • Sep 21, 2022
Full time Community Development Planning

Job Description

General Purpose

Planner II or III description imageThe Planner II / III performs advanced and high level long range and current planning activities; trains junior staff; and collects, analyzes and prepares data required in the development of current planning cases and comprehensive and project planning assignments.  This is a senior-level professional and technical planning position providing staff support to the Planning Manager, Director of Community Development, City Manager's Office, City Council, and the various Community Development Boards and Commissions. Work is performed with a reasonable degree of latitude for independent, mature judgement.
 
The hiring range for Planner II $28.20 - $35.25/hourly; $58,654 - $73,371/annually
The hiring range for Planner III is $34.61 - $43.26/hourly; $71,987 - $89,984/annually.

Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

The City of Commerce City has adopted a hybrid work environment that includes remote (telework) and in-person duties. The flexibility in the assigned work schedule is subject to change based on the needs of the specific department and the organization.

Please upload your resume and cover letter with the application.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Manages and leads city-wide and department projects for neighborhood plans, corridor plans, comprehensive plans, technical plans, and redevelopment plans.
• Manages, reviews, and coordinates development proposals on complex zoning and land use cases including Planned Unit Developments
• Researches, coordinates and oversees ordinances or text changes for amendments to the Land Development Code and Comprehensive Plan.
• Plans, administers and coordinates multiple complex advanced special projects.  Organizes and employs resources to achieve project objectives.   Prepares and monitors project budgets
• May assume the responsibilities of the Planning Manager in his absence.

Minimum Qualifications - Planner II

Master’s degree in Planning, Urban Design or related field from an accredited college or university and two years of experience in planning, or Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Urban Design or related field from an accredited college or university with three years of planning experience. An equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered. Must possess a valid driver’s license.  AICP preferred.

Minimum Qualifications - Planner III

Master's degree in Planning, Urban Design or related field from an accredited college or university and five years of experience in planning, or Bachelor's degree in Planning, Urban Design or related field from an accredited college or university with six years of planning experience. An equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered. Must possess a valid driver's license.  AICP preferred.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications. Employees are accountable for all duties associated with this position.

Planner II or III description image