City of Aurora, Colorado

Current Planning Manager
Annual salary range: $94,744 to $124,987
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:

The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.