Full-Time Senior Planner
Living and working at 9,545 feet at the base of the Telluride Ski Resort provides many unique opportunities. The free gondola public transportation connects the Town of Mountain Village with the Town of Telluride providing a pedestrian-friendly environment. “The most beautiful place you’ll ever ski” averages 300 inches of snow and 300 days of sunshine. Festivals include free Wednesday summer concerts in Mountain Village, Bluegrass, Jazz, Chamber, Wine, Film, and the Hot Air Balloons.
The Senior Planner reports to the Director of Planning and Development and is responsible for reviewing and analyzing complex development review applications in accordance with all applicable Land Use and Community Development Code (CDC) Regulations and Comprehensive Plan goals and policies.
The ideal candidate for this position must have excellent communications skills (both oral and written), development review project management, excellent facilitation and problem-solving skills, a commitment to providing exceptional service to our customers, a working knowledge of planning/design principles and the demonstrated ability to apply this knowledge with applicants through the entire development review process, and be able to perform at a high level in team-oriented environment.
AICP certification and a Master’s Degree Bachelor’s degree in planning, architecture, or a closely related field is preferred.
Requirements include a minimum of 3 years of full-time planning experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. A pre-employment drug test, a background check, and a valid driver’s license are required.
Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, 401(k), paid time off (PTO), LTD, PERA, EAP, FSA, AFLAC, season ski pass / wellness benefit and employee shuttles to / from Montrose, Cortez and Norwood available. (EOE/DFW)