Planner I,II or II / Sr. Planner

Salary: $55,833 - $87,000 DOE
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Publish Date: Posted September 7, 2023
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Position Title:  Planner I, II or III/Sr. Planner, full-time, year-round benefited position

Reports to: Town Planner – Community Development Director

Direct reports to this position: n/a

FLSA Status: Exempt

Pre-Hire Requirements: This position requires successful completion of a criminal and motor vehicle record background check.

Application Deadline:  First review of resumes – 09/21/23.

 

The Town of Eagle, Colorado offers an outstanding opportunity for a planning professional who will enjoy professional challenges and an unbeatable quality of life.  Located within ½ hour of two major ski areas, Eagle is a mountain community with a thriving outdoor recreation industry, abundant natural resources, a strong appreciation for family, culture and community events, and a reinvigorated commercial core.

This position is very dynamic and provides abundant opportunities for professional growth. The applicant should have a strong background in development review and project management but will be encouraged to pursue areas of interest and will have the ability to gain experience in many different facets of planning, community development, and economic development.

Position Summary: Depending on the qualifications of the candidate, this position will be filled at either the Planner I, II or III/Senior Planner level. Position performs a wide range of current and long-range professional planning duties to effectively manage the growth and development of the Town.  Duties include but are not limited to the formulation, implementation, and modification of the Town of Eagle’s Land Use and Development Code and master plans, bringing current projects through the development review process, working with all department staff to ensure process and procedures are in place. This position is also responsible for aiding other Town of Eagle departments with a variety of special projects.  Planner III is differentiated from Planner I and II in the complexity of cases, code amendments, and policy work completed.  Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Placement within the I, II, or III level of this position is at the discretion of management and is generally based on organizational needs and qualifications.

The following serves as a general framework of the minimum requirements for placement at each level.

Planner I, Qualifications and Hiring Range: $55,833 – $67,000. The maximum earning potential for this position is $78,167. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Urban/Regional Planning, Urban Design, Architecture or related field and one-two years of experience in Municipal, County, or Regional Planning.

Planner II, Qualifications and Hiring Range: $65,833 – $79,000. The maximum earning potential for this position is $92,167. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Urban/Regional Planning, Urban Design, Architecture or related field and two – four years of experience in Municipal, County, or Regional Planning. Master’s degree preferred.

Planner III/Sr. Planner, Qualifications and Hiring Range: $69,600 – $87,000. The maximum earning potential for this position is $104,400. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Urban/Regional Planning, Urban Design, Architecture, or related field and a minimum of four – six years of experience in Municipal, County, or Regional Planning. Master’s degree preferred.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:  This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. Normal days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, with a typical 8-hour day, flexible between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Regular, predictable, and dependable on-site workplace attendance is an essential function of the job, however flexibility in scheduling is supported. Once fully trained, may telecommute ½ or 1 day weekly depending upon meetings & projects. Attends Planning & Zoning Committee meetings (1st and 3rd Tuesday at 6 p.m.), and various committee meetings that typically occur during regular business hours. Hours may vary with workload.

To apply:

·         Submit completed application, upload resume, and include cover letter (required).

·         See detailed job description and benefits.

·         Position will remain open until filled.

 

Selection Guidelines:  Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference and background checks.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:  The Town of Eagle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and the broader Eagle community. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including multilingual and multicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.

Posting Date: September 7th 2023

Job Benefits

  • Education / Training
  • Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Wellness

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