Community Development Technician

The Town of Silverthorne   Silverthorne, CO   Full-time     Government
Posted on May 24, 2023
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Community Development Technician - (Full Time) 

About the Organization

Silverthorne, established in 1967, is a modern mountain town in the heart of Summit County with a community bonded by the region's natural beauty, outdoor recreation, arts and the opportunity to build a future. Working for the Town of Silverthorne provides the unique opportunity to be part of a small, tightly knit, progressive organization that values balancing the needs of people and the environment, having fun with a positive attitude, embracing change through a pioneering spirit, collaborative teamwork, sincere integrity and enthusiastic zeal. Thanks to visionary leadership, public-private partnerships and community engagement, our town has an unmistakable energy that makes it a desirable place to live, work and play.  

The Community Development Technician is responsible for performing technical and semi-professional planning tasks for the Community Development Department, including processing planning and building permits, the review and analysis of land development applications, and performing detailed studies and research. This position is responsible for responding to in-person, email, and phone inquiries from the public, other Town departments and outside agencies.


$1,000 after working 30 days and the remaining $1,000 after one year of employment

Hiring Range is: $26.68 - $30.24

Full Pay Range is: $26.68 - $35.58

Benefits Include:

• A robust flexible benefits plan including: Medical, Dental & Vision insurance; Group Life Insurance; Voluntary Life Insurance; Short- and Long-Term Disability coverage; Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts; Accident & Critical Illness coverage;
• Social Security Replacement 401(a) Retirement plan – vested day one
• Roth IRA & 457 Deferred Compensation Retirement Accounts
• 22 days of PTO accrued per year
• 12 Paid Holidays per year
• Free Employee Recreation Center Pass & Discounted Family Pass
• Use of the Town Wash Bay to wash personal vehicles
• Housing Purchase or Rental Assistance Programs
• Town Wellness Program
• Employee Assistance Program

Position Requirements     


• Either two years of undergraduate education in urban planning, management, or a closely related field, or two years of experience in municipal planning or closely related field.
• Advanced computer skills.
• Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
• Valid Colorado Driver’s License at time of employment.
• Ability to review, interpret and analyze maps., graphs, site plans, plats, and regulatory documents.



• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in planning or closely related field.
• Familiarity with Comprehensive Planning documents and municipal codes.

EOE Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.