Town of Vail

  • Development Services Technician

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/3/2019 5:11 PM)
    Community Development
    Pay Range
    $20.43 - $27.24
  • Position Overview

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    Position will remain open until filled

    Are you interested in learning more about your community and the building process? The Town of Vail is hiring a Development Services Technician to be the first point of contact for the customers of the Community Development Department. This position is responsible for assisting customers and for providing support to the entire Community Development department. This role will tie together many of the moving parts for this busy department; attention to detail and teamwork is a must.

    The Development Services Technician provides and explains the planning and building permit application process to customers, communicates technical information related to the adopted building codes, zoning and design codes and offers general administrative support inclusive of answering phone lines, photocopying/scanning of documents, sorting through mail, writing routine letters, review and acceptance of applications, data entry, assisting and coordinating many facets of the department. While technical knowledge for the position is important we are willing to train the right person who has a positive attitude, is team oriented and has demonstrated excellent guest service.

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    Skills / Requirements

    We realize that to set the standard for world-class alpine resorts, our employees make all the difference! That is why we are looking for someone who strives for excellence in all that they do. Qualified applicants will meet the following requirements:


    Knowledge and Experience Level:

    • Strong technical ability and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites and Adobe Acrobat products. A high proficiency in excel preferred.
    • 3-4 years working in an office environment.
    • Previous experience working in an office environment where many of the documents, systems and files where maintained electronically.
    • Highly organized individual with exceptional attention to detail.
    • Outstanding communication skills.
    • Ability to be a self starter and leader.
    • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.

    Culture / Lifestyle / Benefits

    Vail, which is centrally located in the Rocky Mountains, offers easy access to Denver (100 miles to the east) and is surrounded by the White River National Forest, offering world class outdoor activities in summer and winter (skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, white water).  Vail has become not only a great place to visit, but an even better place to live. 


    When asked, most of our employees say that working for the Town of Vail feels like family.  Our values-based culture is nurtured by the employees’ strong desire to foster teamwork, take ownership in Vail’s future and an overall pride for serving their community.  Let’s not forget that our efforts not only benefit the community but also allow us to enjoy the spectacular amenities and culture in the Vail Valley which we call home! To find out more about our community, please visit our website and click on Vail Information.


    Year-Round Benefits


    The Town of Vail offers an excellent benefits and compensation package to our Full-time employees. This includes health and dental coverage, contributions towards retirement (11% - 16%), 457 pre-tax savings plan, life/survivor insurance, tennis pass, golf pass and other ski pass/wellness benefits.


    What’s more, the town offers many other benefits to help employees make Vail their “home” including employee housing options, home buyer/renter assistance programs, day care assistance, education reimbursements, professional development opportunities and much, much more.  We also have on-site parking for all of our mechanics.




    The Town of Vail is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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