Job Posting

Planner/Planning Technician

Company / Agency

Town of Berthoud

Contact person

Curt Freese, Community Development Director

Position Closes

Thu, February 8th 2018

Experience Level

Entry (0-1 Years)


Not Required

Salary Range

Low $40's to High $40's depending on qualifications

Job Description

The Town of Berthoud, a fast-growing historic Town located at the base of the North Front Range, 40 minutes from Denver, 30 minutes from Fort Collins, and 10 minutes from Longmont and Loveland, is looking for a Planner with a specific emphasis on design and mapping.  


Under direct and general supervision from the Community Development Director, the selected candidate will learn and perform a variety of professional office and field work related to Planning, Zoning, Public Works, Parks, and Mapping. The selected candidate will complete technical assessments and staff reports, conduct plan review and written project reports; provide professional advice and assistance to the public on planning, community development, zoning, and building permits; assist in GIS and mapping functions; provide project management on park, trail and open space projects and initiatives with a special emphasis on parks/trails design and open space planning; assist the Public Works Director in various infrastructure related duties; present materials to the Planning Commission, Historic Preservation Advisory Committee,  Parks and Open Space Committee, and Town Board as necessary; and perform related duties as required.


Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate possesses excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills with a willingness to learn a multitude of Town functions; ability to work independently and as part of a team; proficiency with Word, Excel, GIS is a requirement; prior experience or interest in design, mapping, or parks/trails and open space planning is preferred; A Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Geography, or related field is required, previous mapping, design, parks, or project management experience is preferred. No prior Planning or related experience is required.


Salary and Benefits

Starting salary range: Low $40’s to high $40’s, depending on background and qualifications. An excellent benefit package, including health, vision, dental, and 401a, is available. 


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