Planner II for Pueblo County, CO (Deadline is Feb. 24)

SALARY: $4,212.00 - $6,318.00 Monthly

OPENING DATE: 02/05/19

CLOSING DATE: 02/24/19 05:00 PM


Planner II is the journey level classification in the professional planning series. The Planner II performs a variety of complex specialized professional planning duties.


  • Essential Job Functions

  • Reviews non-administrative and administrative land use cases.

  • Updates GIS zoning maps.

  • Updates Planning database.

  • Assists the public by answering inquiries and providing information concerning land use and subdivision regulations, policies and procedures.

  • Accepts, reviews and evaluates various land use and subdivision applications; prepares and presents staff reports, including but not limited to power point presentations, analysis and recommendations.

  • Assists in the analysis and drafts or refinement of land use and subdivision regulations and procedures.

  • Assists in the development and execution of methods to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of adopted regulations, procedures, plans, programs and strategies.

  • Conducts complex planning studies/subdivision research on a wide range of subjects including, but not limited to land use, subdivision, zoning, population and economic trends, natural resource protection, housing needs and affordability and growth management.

  • Conducts meetings involving the general public, special interest groups, County staff, County boards and commissions and any others as assigned.

  • Responds to requests for information from citizens, developers and others for a wide variety of inquiries including, but not limited to, County plans, policies, procedures, regulations and pending development and building permit applications.

  • Researches various planning projects that involve field studies, surveys and data analysis.

  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned including creation of maps, research of properties and associated land uses and typing of findings or correspondence as requested by other planning staff.

  • Performs Planner-On Call duties to assist the public and customers of the Department with completion, review and acceptance of zone district standard forms and application, subdivision laws, regulations and procedures; Issuance of zoning authorization for building permits to include plot plan for compliance.

  • Assists in the drafting of proposed amendments to the Land Use Code and Comprehensive Plan.

  • Performs other duties as appropriate for performance of the job.

General Requirements

  • Fills in for other staff as necessary and/or required.

  • Attends meetings, classes and trainings as required or requested by supervisor.

  • Encouraged to recommend changes to improve procedures that would result in efficiencies, cost savings and safety.

  • Communicates actively, clearly and regularly with supervisor and co-workers on all work-related topics.

  • Understands, observes and complies with all Governmental, Pueblo County and Departmental policies, procedures and protocols when performing job duties.

  • Possesses excellent oral and written skills to communicate effectively.

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Pueblo County employees from same or different departments/offices, entities and customers.

  • Effectively manages multiple projects at once.

  • Effectively deals with stressful situations.

  • Easily adapts to sudden and unexpected changes in work assignments.


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