Planner I - Addresser
- Summary of Job Duties
- City of Aurora, Colorado
It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of: Integrity, Respect, Professionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.
The Planning & Development Services Department is a multi-faceted, exceptionally active department that provides a broad array of municipal services, with major programs including: Department Administration, Urban Renewal, Business Services, Development Services, Multimodal Transportation Team, and Planning.
The City of Aurora is looking for a Planner I that will perform entry-level professional planning work to support the Planning and Development Services Department by addressing new subdivisions and issuing single addresses to support development. Other duties include supporting the Data Services team with GIS mapping and collecting demographic data.
The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first come-first serve basis; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice.
- PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Performs entry-level addressing tasks such as providing walk-in, phone and email customers with single addresses to support development
- Provides research and coordinates with other city departments to evaluate impacts
- Assigns addresses to subdivisions and new neighborhoods using the specific guidelines
- Prepares maps using Geographic Information Systems
- Performs other duties as assigned
- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Bachelor's Degree in urban planning, geography, statistics, or a directly related field.
Experience: At least 6 months of general planning experience, preferably in a comprehensive planning role. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge: Advanced experience with Micro Soft Excel spreadsheets is required. Knowledge of Census information, long-range urban and regional planning, land use; databases and knowledge of personal computers is preferred. Knowledge of ESRI GIS software a required.
Abilities: Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees and citizens; effectively communicate complex information both orally and in writing to a variety of audiences; and analyze and compile technical information and reports
Skills: Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical skills, and public presentation skills.
Licenses, Certificates, and/or Equipment Required: Colorado Driver's License with a good driving record. Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners preferred but not required. This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.
- WORKING CONDITIONS
- Physical Demands: Sedentary physical work requiring ability to lift a maximum of 10 pounds; occasional lifting, carrying, walking, and standing; vision for data analysis and preparation; hand/eye coordination for operation of computer system; speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens.
Work Environment: Works in a clean, comfortable environment.
Equipment Used: Uses standard office equipment including a personal computer system.__________________________________________________________________________For Veteran's points: Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at: 303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.