Town of Berthoud Employment Opportunities
Application For Employment
Please fill out application (must be printed out and filled in manually) and email to email@example.com; or drop off at Town Hall, 328 Massachusetts Avenue; or mail to PO Box 1229, Berthoud, CO 80513, all are to the attention of Mary Cowdin, Town Clerk, unless otherwise specified.
Provides planning and zoning services to the Town of Berthoud in a half-time position; responsible for coordinating development applications such as annexations, zonings, site plans, special use reviews, subdivisions, variance, and special projects. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in urban planning or closely related field, with four (4) years' experience in development review and long-range planning, or Master's Degree and two (2) years' experience; working knowledge of the principles and practices of urban planning, municipal government organization and functions; interrelationship between current and long-range planning; strong customer service and facilitation skills; proficient in MS Office applications (Word, PowerPoint and Excel); ability to read maps, interpret ordinances and understand technical/specialized materials; strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate with all levels of personnel within the Town and general public in a positive and cooperative manner; ability to conduct business in a courteous, respectful, and responsive manner to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, elected/appointed officials, land development professionals and the general public;; ability to use tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines; capable of organizing work, setting priorities meeting critical deadlines, and following up assignments with a minimal amount of direction; and ability to attend meeting off-site and safely operate a motor vehicle adhering to traffic laws. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in urban planning or closely related field; American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: the physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear, or walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally stoop or knee. The employee must frequently lift and/or move p to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is typically performed in an office invironment, but may require the applicant to travel on Town Business or to receive training. The small office setting requires a strong work ethic where all employees are expected to assist others as needed to cover staff absences and busy periods. Applications should be turned in to Mary Cowdin, Town Clerk, in person at 328 Massachusetts Avenue, by fax at (970)532-0640, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Town application is required for consideration. Click on link above to print out an application, resume may be included. Closing January 26, 2015. EOE