Associate Planner, Planning & Building Department

City of Cortez   Cortez, CO   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on November 17, 2021

The City of Cortez is accepting applications for an Associate Planner in the Planning & Building Department. The Associate Planner will assist the City Planner with carrying out planning functions for the department, including conducting reviews of development applications related to planning and zoning; create and present reports to the Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council; meets with and advises developers and community members on land use related issues; conducts research on updates and amendments to the City Land Use Code and assists with updates to the Comprehensive. Applicants must have knowledge of theories, principles and practices of land use planning; knowledge of local and state regulations pertaining to planning; be familiar with GIS and able to use ArcReader; ability to develop effective working relationships; must have a valid Colorado drivers license; must be a high school graduate or equivalent; a bachelor’s degree related to planning, architecture, political science, public administration or geography; two years experience in land use planning is desirable. Salary range is $18.80 - $28.18/hour. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, vacation, sick leave, and holiday pay.


City of Cortez

Cortez , CO