Job Posting

Planning Manager

Company / Agency

City of Westminster

Contact person

Human Resources

Position Closes

Mon, March 5th 2018

Experience Level

Mid 2 (4-8 Years)



Salary Range

$118,688 - $148,334 annually

Job Description


Requisition Number:    18-00018

Salary Range:                $118,688 - $148,334 annually

Closing Date:                 Monday, March 5, 2018, 8:30 a.m.


This division manager position directs the entire planning function for the City of Westminster and reports to the Community Development Director. The Planning Division is responsible for all short and long range planning and zoning activities in the City. These activities include the coordination of the review and approval process for all proposed land development, many large and small area plans, coordination with the Regional Planning Council and other area governments, and performing inspections to enforce development and landscaping plans.


Position acts as technical advisor to the Planning Commission, the Community Development Director, City Council and other municipal officials on planning and zoning and other matters relating to community planning and development.


This leadership position plays a vital role on the city-wide management team, providing critical input, as it relates, to the city strategic plan and performance measures. All management team members are expected to champion the City Mission where "our mission is to deliver quality of life and exceptional value through SPIRIT." Our values are articulated through the acronym of SPIRIT which defines "how" we work at the City of Westminster creating a culture of Service, Pride, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork. The full salary range for this position is stated above. Starting wages are negotiable and dependent on the qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian.



Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and Certifications


• Bachelor's Degree in City/Urban planning or related field required

• Minimum five years of experience in long range planning, current planning, annexations, zoning, site planning, subdivision planning, capital improvement programs

• Extensive supervisory and administrative experience in municipal government, preferably at a division head level Preferred:

• Master's degree in related field preferred

• Experience in growth management and urban renewal/redevelopment

• Experience with PUDs • AICP certification



A City of Westminster online employment application is required for this position and is due by the closing date. Apply online at by 8:30 a.m., on the closing date.


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