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[Posted 2019-11-08]

Current Planning Manager - City of Aurora, Colorado

Application deadline: Monday, December 16, 2019

Situated in the eastern Aurora-Denver Metropolitan Area, Aurora is home to more than 380,000 residents who enjoy a unique quality of life. Part of the Planning and Development Services Department, the Current Planning Program provides a diverse range of planning services related to development review and customer service; assists in long range planning initiatives; and, focuses on the efficient processing of development applications in accordance with the Aurora Places Comprehensive Plan and the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO).

The Current Planning Manager supervises and participates in advanced, highly-complex professional planning and development activities through the management and supervision of a large staff within the overall Development Review system. The City of Aurora is growing rapidly and is seeking a highly motivated, creative problem solver to guide and shape the city's future growth and development.

A Bachelor's degree and at least five years progressively responsible professional planning experience that includes development review, case management, administration of zoning codes, presentations to boards, commissions and city council and interaction with a variety of stakeholders, and at least 3 years of supervisory or managerial experience is expected. AICP certification and a Master's degree in planning or a closely related field is preferred. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (who will not be contacted without prior notice). Resume should reflect years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed. Please submit your materials to:

For more information, contact:

Pam Derby
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: 916-263-1401

Recruitment Brochure:
City of Aurora website:

[Posted 2019-11-08]

Housing & Economic Development Manager - City of Council Bluffs

Summary: An employee in this class performs professional level community and economic development duties to include the supervision of the Housing and Economic Development Division. The employee must analyze and prepare recommendations on federal and state funding programs; housing and economic development projects and programs; urban renewal and redevelopment activities; and formulate and implement plans associated for the redevelopment of the City.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the preparation of application for housing and economic development programs
  • Coordinates the preparation and maintenance of community and economic development, housing, human service, and redevelopment programs, policies, and plans for the City
  • Represents the Community Development Department
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Directly supervises employees within the Housing and Economic Development Division of the Community Development Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
Master’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, or a related field with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in community and economic development; or
Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, or a related field with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in community and economic development; or
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.

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Please visit the City’s Employment Opportunities page to apply for this position by the application deadline of November 22, 2019.

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