Highlands Ranch Metro District - Park Planner

The Highlands Ranch Metro District is seeking a Park Planner for the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department. The Park Planner performs design tasks and planning work, performs project presentations, writing of specifications, and offers field support of new capital projects including parks, trails, parkway landscaping, and renovation projects. The position includes supervision over consultants and contractors and general supervision over seasonal or other section staff as needed or required. The Park Planner provides project management for the construction of District projects, acts as field coordinator and inspector and oversees other assigned projects to ensure contractor compliance. The Planner will assist with facilitating public input meetings, presentations of plans with citizen groups, developers, and other governmental agencies. The position will facilitate advertisements for bids and assists with recommendations for bid selection. Other duties include ensuring applicable local building codes, ADA compliance, handling customer and vendor situations, maintaining records and the park’s library, and responds to public inquiries. The Planner helps monitor intergovernmental actions affecting parks, parkways, trails and facilities. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. This position is open until filled.