Job Posting

Planner II

Company / Agency

Boulder County

Position Closes

Tue, July 10th 2018

Experience Level

Mid 1 (1-4 Years)


Not Required

Salary Range


Job Description

Boulder County Land Use Department is seeking an experienced planner to fill a Planner II position and join a team committed to providing the best in public service and ensuring the community has a viable, sustainable and safe future. This is a highly visible, journey level position responsible for performing a variety of professional level work in the areas of development review and current planning.

This is a full-time, benefited position. This position will work Monday - Friday, from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, totaling 40 hours per week. This position will work out of Boulder, CO. Under FLSA guidelines, this position is exempt from overtime.

Hiring Range: $56,736.00 annually
Salary Range: $56,736.00 - $81,708.00 annually



The Planner II will manage the following tasks:
  • Providing information and assistance to developers and the public regarding planning related matters
  • Researching prior development decisions and actions applicable to specific requests on land parcels
  • Preparing and presenting staff recommendations on complex land use dockets to the Planning Commission and the Board of County Commissioners
  • Coordinating referrals and responses concerning land use dockets from other agencies
  • Conducting pre-application meetings with applicants to explain departmental procedures, land use regulations, and policies
  • Building permit review and coordination with building division staff
  • Performing other related duties as required


PLEASE NOTE: When submitting your application be sure to include all relevant education and experience, as applications are screened based on the qualifications listed in this position announcement. Applications that do not appear to meet minimum qualifications, as outlined below, will not be considered. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completed applications.


  • Bachelor's degree in Planning or related field.
  • Two years of professional experience in urban, rural, regional, transportation, parks or community planning, or other related field.
Additional related education may count towards required experience.


  • A job offer is contingent on passing a criminal background investigation
  • Applicants must have a valid driver's license, good driving record and current automobile insurance


  • The ideal candidate will have:
    • The ability communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
    • The ability to relate well to individuals at all levels within and outside the organization
    • The ability to be tactful in contentious situations
    • The interpersonal skills necessary to adapt to diverse personalities and styles, facilitate group discussions, and make formal presentations
    • Composure, and the ability to be cool under pressure
    • The ability to learn quickly, understand complex processes and procedures, and apply creativity to find solutions
    • The ability to prioritize workload, set and meet deadlines, and perform well with minimal direct supervision
    • The ability to effectively cope with change
    • The ability to shift gears comfortably and handle uncertainty
    • An action-oriented attitude, and full of energy for challenging tasks
    • A desire to serve the public


  • A design background with experience in site plan review, environmental analysis, or landscape architecture
  • AICP capabilities
  • GIS capabilities

Boulder County is a family-friendly workplace dedicated to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and respectful environment for all employees. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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