Job Posting

Planner I

Company / Agency

City of Glenwood Springs
Glenwood Springs,

Position Closes

Sat, July 1st 2017

Experience Level

Entry (0-1 Years)


Not Required

Salary Range

$41,764-$52,205 DOQ

Job Description



The Planner I performs entry level professional work in current planning, zoning control and enforcement, as well as special projects.  Provide professional staff assistance to the public, elected officials, City staff and appointed Board members.  Receive general supervision and direction from the Economic and Community Development Assistant Director.  Work is typically performed in an office environment.  Some field work is required and meetings outside normal working hours are required as a component of this position.



Examples of duties are intended to be illustrative only and are not intended to be all inclusive. Processes and reviews moderately difficult zoning action applications, development permits subdivisions and other actions associated with the administration of the City’s Development Code (Title 070) about public and private development and construction.  Answer inquiries and provides general information to of the public.   Compiles necessary information, coordinates with applicants, ensures compliance with all applicable statutes and prepares staff reports, packets and recommendations for City Council, Planning and Zoning Commission and other City Boards, commissions and committees.  Presents staff recommendations to Planning and Zoning Commission and attends Planning Commission meetings. Assists in resolving citizen and customer issues.   Compiles minutes of the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. Performs routine office tasks in designated program areas, including data entry, file management, copying and answering telephone. Develops and maintains automated tracking systems, hard copy files and records.

May also attend City Council meetings on behalf of the Community Development Department.  Work requires research and analysis of data interpretation of codes, plans and facts in determining a course of action within the limits of standard practices or recognized methods of a professional discipline.  Responsibility may be assumed for sensitive information.



Requires knowledge of land use regulations, principles and statues as it pertains to planning and implementation.  Qualifications should include: graduation from an accredited college or university with bachelor’s degree in planning, landscape architecture, geography or related field. One year of professional planning or community development experience is required.  A master’s degree may be substituted for experience.  (Equivalent combination of educations/experience may be considered.)


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