Senior Planner

La Plata County Human Resources   Durango, CO   Full-time     Management
Posted on August 25, 2021
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Community Development -
Senior Planner:

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 or at computer kiosk @ La Plata County, 1101 E 2nd Ave, Durango.

We are equal opportunity employer.