Assistant Planning Director

Town of Silverton   SILVERTON, CO   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on April 26, 2022

The Town of Silverton is looking to hire for the Assistant Town Planner Position. This is a full time position, paying $18-$22 dollars per hour, depending on qualifications, plus benefits. Job duties include but are not limited to:  helping the Planning Director in day-to-day activities, preparing reports, overviewing submissions to the planning department, and preparing agendas and meeting minutes for the Planning Commission. For a full job description, please visit


Applications can be mailed to Town of Silverton, PO Box 250, Silverton, CO, 81433 or emailed to the Town Clerk, Matt Green, at<>. The deadline for submission of applications is 4pm on May 9th.


Job Description

Assistant to the Town Planning Director

Job Title: Assistant to the Town Planning Director
Job Classification: Grade 2
FSLA Classification: Regular Part-Time Non-Exempt
Supervisor: Town/County Planning Director
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
• Town Planning- Receives assignments from the Town/County Planning Director and Assistant
Director and works with town staff and the community on application processes and filing.
• Planning Commission Support: Responsible for organizing, preparing agendas and minutes,
compiling meeting packets, communicating with applicants, and coordination with board
• Land Use Regulation: Assists with the oversight of the insurance of building permits, sign
permits, and encroachment permits to ensure compliance with adopted land use regulations
and procedures.
• Citizen Assistance: Coordination with realtors, adjacent landowners, land sellers and buyers,
land use application processing.
• Clerical Duties: Responsible for filing, printing, copying, mailing, scanning, collating, phone
messages/calls, receiving/replying to emails, project research, software knowledge, and making
• Other duties and responsibilities: carries out other duties and responsibilities as assigned or
necessary for the proper conduct of Town business and the proper operation of the Planning
Minimum Qualifications:
• High school diploma, GED Certificate.
• Computer skills and abilities, including data input and output, word processing, and spreadsheet
• Willingness to learn about land use regulations and day-to-day land use planning tasks.
• Attention to detail, such as correct dates and times, spelling, proofreading, correcting typos etc.
• Organizational skills and ability to accomplish various planning tasks in a timely manner.
• Ability to work efficiently, effectively, and responsibly with elected/ appointed officials,
employees, and the general public.
• Ability to access, transport, file, and retrieve Town records and documents as filed in the Town’s
vault, filing cabinets, storage facilities, and computers.

Town of Silverton

1360 Greene Street