LA PLATA COUNTY
Community Development -
The ideal candidate will provide leadership for the Department, La Plata County & its relative constituents. The Senior Planner will be responsible for managing a multitude of complex current planning projects, w/ an emphasis on large subdivision & commercial project review, development agreements, presentation of staff reports to the appropriate decision-making body; working w/ local, state, & federal agencies & local businesses & industries to collect, analyze & update information concerning special assigned planning projects. An affinity for rural planning, excellent written & oral communication skills including presentation skills req’d. Must demonstrate proven skills in team building & the use of technical/analytic tools pertinent to special & routine projects. Qualified candidate will possess a BA degree from a 4-yr college or university in Planning, or a related field; &/or any combination of education, training & experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, & abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Masters in Planning, A.I.C.P. certification, & 3-5 yrs relevant exp preferred. FT + benefits $62,604-78,256 DOE.
Application deadline 9/16/21 5pm. pply online at http://co.laplata.co.us or at computer kiosk @ La Plata County, 1101 E 2nd Ave, Durango.
We are equal opportunity employer.