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BUILDING COMMUNITY: Denver Community Planning and Development is responsible for visionary city planning and ensuring safe, responsible, sustainable building. CPD regulates planning, zoning, development and maintenance of private property in Denver. We're working hard to make Denver a great place to live, work and play! Visit .
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The City and County of Denver’s Community Planning and Development Department (CPD) is seeking a City Planning Supervisor to join our Design, Site & Neighborhood Development Team.
This position will be responsible for the supervision of the Projects team. The team consists of professional and technical staff responsible for the multi-disciplinary Coordinated Review Process and approval of development projects requiring site development plan review, as well as being the ongoing standard liaisons with the city’s Zoning Administrator, Commercial Zoning, DOTI Development Engineering Services, and other agencies involved in the Coordinated Review Process.
Supervise a team of professional and technical staff providing support to customers of Development Services and related staff, and participation as required to resolve issues of projects, policies, and regulations. This work will involve direct interaction with other Directors, Managers, Engineering Supervisors, DOTI staff, Site Engineering, Project Coordinators, the Zoning Administrator, additional city staff, developers, owners, consultants, and customers
Development and evolution of performance metrics for the Development Project Management team including measures for customer satisfaction, staff workload, on-time reviews, review quality, and ongoing staff support.
Development of goals, objectives, policies and priorities that foster improvement of the city through development review and land use planning regulations, transportation/infrastructure planning, and the implementation of housing policies. A key role will also be involved with the Development Services Technical Advisory Committee, regarding developing and implementing new regulator and process mechanisms.
Execute and sustain a training program for project coordination staff covering customer service and technical roles including multi-disciplinary review and approval of residential and commercial projects
Our ideal candidate:
Experience that demonstrates a multi-disciplinary approach to community and land use planning and development
Five to eight years of professional level experience in community, city, regional, or transportation/infrastructure planning, development review, or housing and neighborhood revitalization
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Ability to communicate effectively – verbally and in writing
Efficiently demonstrates excellent time/work management skills
Works well under pressure and able to multitask
Problem solver that can envision various outcomes and plan accordingly to mitigate risky outcomes
Strong attention to detail and highly organized
Self-motivated and motivated to help others
Ability to work as part of a team to support both internal and external customers
Dependable and can maintain confidentiality
We realize your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you have at least the following minimum qualifications:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in City or Regional Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Public Administration, or a related degree.
Experience: Seven (7) years of professional planning experience.
Education/Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.
License/Certifications: Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.
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Job ProfileCE1566 City Planner Supervisor
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Position Salary Range$89,369.00 - $142,990.00
Starting PayBased on education and experience
AgencyCommunity Planning & Development
Assessment RequirementProfessional Supervisor
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- Landscape Architecture
- Project Management
7+ to 10 years
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