Program Manager (Regional Planning)

Denver Regional Council of Governments

Denver, CO United States

The hiring salary range for this position is $3,986.84 - $4,981.34/semi-monthly or $7,973.68 - $9,962.68/month or depending on qualifications.

Take the next step in your planning career! The Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) is looking for a Program Manager to help local governments and other planning partners implement the region’s plan, Metro Vision. DRCOG adopted the first Metro Vision plan in 1997, building on a legacy of regional planning that dates back to 1955. Regional planning at DRCOG has long connected growth, transportation, and sustainability, but now has a new focus area of housing with completion of a Regional Housing Needs Assessment and work soon underway on a Regional Housing Strategy.

DRCOG works to help individual communities contribute to Metro Vision outcomes and objectives through different pathways and at different speeds for collective impact. If you have experience managing projects, a passion for working with local governments, a desire to focus your efforts on making life better in the beautiful and sunny Denver region, and seek to lead a team of practicing planners, please apply today!

The Denver Regional Council of Governments serves as a visionary leader along Colorado’s central front range. We tackle the BIG issues, like growth and development, transportation and meeting the needs of older adults. Our success is built on, and defined by, long-standing partnerships and serving as a forum for discussing these and other emerging issues in an effort to collectively find innovative solutions. DRCOG is a Regional Planning Commission per Colorado state statute, and is the federally designated Area Agency on Aging (AAA) and Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Denver region. Our culture and values fuel and inform the work we do,. Employees are rewarded with competitive compensation, generous benefits and an adaptable work environment. Sound like a good fit? We’d love to meet you!



• Bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning, geography, public administration or directly related
field and five to seven years of related professional planning experience. A Master’s degree is preferred. OR
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.

• American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) preferred, but not required.

• Full-time, Exempt

The hiring salary range for this position is $3,986.84 - $4,981.34/semi-monthly or $7,973.68 - $9,962.68/month or depending on qualifications.

To view the full job description, a complete listing of benefits, and to apply for this position, please visit our website at

This position is open until 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time on Monday, July 29, 2024.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
Other Specialty
Salary Range

Contact Information

Anedra Walker-Jiminson
100117th Street Suite 700
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