The City and County of Denver is seeking a highly motivated and creative individual with city planning and zoning experience to join the Zoning Permitting Team within the Development Services Division of the Community Planning and Development Department team as an Associate City Planner (ACP).
The Development Services Division of CPD administers Denver's building, fire and zoning codes through review, permitting, and inspection of all new development projects in Denver. The posted position is for one or more Associate City Planners to work directly on commercial zoning project review and permitting. The ACP will participate in a wide variety of short-term and long-term team projects and tasks to implement and support daily zoning administration and permitting functions within Development Services.
The Associate City Planner for the Zoning Permitting team will be expected to develop a strong command of the Denver Zoning Code's daily application to specific project reviews, neighborhood and property use inspections, and the general public and internal requests for clarification or interpretation of the codes. The Associate City Planner will also be expected to develop an understanding of current zoning review practices and procedures, and exhibit an aptitude and willingness to improve current systems.
Our ideal candidate has:
- Excellent communication and organizational skills
- Experienced in solving procedural problems
- Strong customer service skills
We realize that your time is valuable, so please only apply if you possess at least the following required minimum qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree in City or Regional Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, or a directly related degree
- One year professional city or regional planning experience or one year of experience creating, drawing, and rendering urban design plans and concepts
- A Master's Degree in City or Regional Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, or a directly related degree may be substituted for the experience requirement
- A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements