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Environmental Planner

  • Full Time
  • Fort Collins
  • $65-$80K annually USD / Year
  • Submitter Email (not used publicly): ksmith@fcgov.com
  • Submitter Name (not used publicly): kelly smith
  • Salary: $65-$80K annually

City of Fort Collins

The City of Fort Collins, CO Natural Areas Department has an Environmental Planner opening that may be of interest to you or friends in your professional circles. Please read below!


POSITION TITLE:  Planner, Environmental   (Full-Time Regular) (Classified)
REQUISITION #:  req5860
DEPARTMENT:  Natural Areas
BENEFIT CATEGORY: Classified (Non-CBU) View Classifications & Benefits
EMPLOYMENT TYPE:  Full-Time Regular
ANNUAL SALARY RANGE:   $56,170.00 – 93,616.33 (Salaries paid biweekly)
ANTICIPATED HIRING ANNUAL SALARY RANGE:  $65,000.00 – 80,000.00 (Salaries paid biweekly)
SELECTION PROCESS:  Application deadline is 3:00 p.m. MT on 2/13/2023


Job Summary


Are you passionate about the intersection of environmental resource protection and outdoor recreation? Do you enjoy tracking local outdoor recreation trends and want to help shape the future of inclusive outdoor recreation experiences in over 40,000 acres of City-conserved land?


The City of Fort Collins is hiring a new Environmental Planner position in the Natural Areas Department with strong collaboration and project management skills. This new position will be responsible for managing, collecting, tracking, and reporting qualitative and quantitative visitor use data to establish mitigation measures that address recreation conflicts, visitor capacity issues, or impacts to natural and cultural resources.


The Environmental Planner will also be responsible for serving as a project manager, leading the planning, design and implementation of soft-surface trail and trailhead projects, while ensuring the protection of sensitive natural and cultural resource values. This position is part of the Planning and Special Projects work group that drives long-term decisions related to natural resource protection, appropriate recreation development, land stewardship and management to help implement the department’s goals and mission.


What knowledge & education are is required?

·         College degree or equivalent work experiences. Relevant certifications are helpful.


What experience?

Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in environmental science, environmental planning, environmental studies, natural resource management, landscape architecture, human dimensions of natural resource management, recreation master planning, communications, or related field.

Minimum 3-5 years of relevant work experience, or combination of education and work experience, as appropriate.

To apply for this job please visit fcgov.csod.com.

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