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Planning Technician

Town of Windsor Colorado Windsor ,CO
  • Expired: 26 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Work Schedule: Generally 40 hours per week – typically 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday

Hiring Range: $21.63 - $23.79 per hour

Benefits with the Town of Windsor

The town generally provides the following benefits (eligibility is generally the 1st of the month after 30 days of employment):

• Group health benefit package and options, which include an EPO/or Kaiser medical plan, dental and vision
• Employer Paid long-term disability plan
• Basic life insurance policy
• ICMA 401a Retirement Plan employer contributions 20% every year, 100% vested at 5 years.
• ICMA 457 Deferred Compensation and/or Roth Retirement Plan, with immediate employee eligibility
• Voluntary short-term disability plan
• Vacation time generally accrue monthly at the rate of 7.33 hours for full-time regular employees the first year. (unpaid status impacts accruals) Time added every year.
• Sick leave generally accrues at the rate of 6.67 hours per month (unpaid status impacts accruals)
• 2 personal days
• Employee Assistance Program effective immediately

As a member of the Planning Division, this position performs a variety of administrative and technical support duties primarily related to current planning functions for the Town of Windsor.

The Planning Technician is required to perform work in a manner consistent with and exemplary of the Town’s PRIDE philosophies and the Town’s Equal Opportunity Employment policy.


The Planning Technician works under the direct supervision of the Chief Planner to carry out assigned duties, functions, roles and projects in both routine and complex circumstances.

The Planning Technician is assigned specific assignments, job duties, scope, authority, responsibility, roles and requirements as determined by the Town, Department, Division, and pursuant to laws, regulation and practices. Individuals in this position must be able to successfully perform, be responsible for and/or assist in the fulfillment of many job functions and duties, with or without reasonable accommodation.
The following duties and responsibilities are illustrative of the primary functions of this position and are not intended to be all inclusive:

  1. Accurately reviews and processes proposed land development project applications and other documents for consistency with applicable provisions of the Municipal Code.
  2. Provides customer service to public in person, by phone, or virtually by answering technical questions related to land use code, official zone district map, and development review process.
  3. Confers with applicants and public to assist with application process, explain, interpret and discuss regulations, plans, policies and procedures as they relate to proposed development, and provides verbal and written communication as needed.
  4. Archives mylars and other pertinent documents, and records necessary documents with counties in a timely manner.
  5. Prepare applications for weekly DRC meetings and create meeting agendas with appropriate project descriptions and categorization, demonstrating ability to differentiate between project type and processes.
  6. Accurately routes applications to appropriate Town staff and outside agencies, tracks and follows application to completion.
  7. Consults with planning staff and reviews the Municipal Code to ensure compliance with code and conditions of approval.
  8. Keep record of applications’ status, including planning staff input, guidance, comments, questions, and other information.
  9. Assists in providing customers with zoning information regarding projects and building permits.
  10. Prepares code enforcement notifications and tracks compliance deadlines.
  11. Reviews sign applications for compliance with sign code and issues permits to applicants.
  12. Accurately and timely prepares public hearing notices, sends notices to newspaper for publishing and facilitates property posting requirements.
  13. Appropriately communicates or requests information regarding projects to and/or from applicants.
  14. Performs routine research projects as directed, such as determining lot totals and numbers of building permits issued by type.
  15. Processes home occupation permits, assists in coordinating business license inspections, reviews and issues mobile and seasonal vendor permits.
  16. Performs related duties as established by law/ordinance or reasonably directed by the Town.


  • Minimum of six (6) months experience in governmental planning, public administration, or a related field.
  • Bachelor’s degree in planning or related field, such as public administration, architecture, construction management, or social services from an accredited college or
  • Equivalent combination of training and experience that provides evidence that the applicant possesses the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


  • A valid Colorado Driver's License that meets the Town of Windsor’s standards


Town of Windsor Colorado

Why Work Here?

Located in the heart of Northern Colorado, the Town of Windsor is a growing regional leader that prides itself on its small-town charm.


301 Walnut St. Windsor
Windsor, CO