Job: Community Standards & Architectural Review Coordinator

Title Community Standards & Architectural Review Coordinator
Categories Colorado
Location Highlands Ranch, CO
Job Information

CCMC currently has a full-time Community Standards & Architectural Review Coordinator position at Backcountry in Highlands Ranch, CO!

The Community Standards & Architectural Review Coordinator is an employee of CCMC and is responsible for overseeing community standards and architectural review of privately owned lots, as well as the inspections of common areas as directed by the Community Manager. The Community Standards & Architectural Review Coordinator will successfully lead their department to provide exemplary service in order to ensure the tidiness, cleanliness, and welcoming appearance of privately-owned lots and Association-owned common elements (including, but not limited to: Common areas, the Discovery Center, drainage swales, entry gates and gatehouse, fences, landscaping, monuments, open spaces, parks, private streets and sidewalks, recreation facilities, signage, street and landscape lighting, and walls) in BackCountry, the adherence to the Association’s design guidelines and rules and regulations prior to, during, and following the architectural review process.

This position supervises the Community Standards and Architectural Review departments including hiring, training, management, scheduling, and evaluation of staff. This position will also receive, respond to, investigate, and help resolve resident announcements, calls, emails, and requests and complaints; attend at all Backcountry Association staff meetings and gatherings; coordinate and participate in committee meetings (including plan review); provide support for Board of Directors Meetings and Member Meetings; perform daily inspection and report of any deficiencies found at Association common areas and open spaces; create and maintain community and team calendars; and maintain a working knowledge of Association guidelines, governing documents, operating policies and procedures, and federal, state, and local statutes as they may pertain to the responsibilities and duties of the position.

In addition, this position will maintain high visibility and accessibility within the community; coordinate the architectural review tracking process, including verification, notification, file maintenance, and follow up; prepare information and support documents for discussion items on meeting agendas; communicate with Members regarding any questions, issues, disagreements or appeals that may be forthcoming; meet with office walk-ins regarding architectural review request or issues; and plan, coordinate and participate in the Architectural Review Committee and Landscape Review Subcommittee meetings, including agenda and minutes preparation. This position will also generate reports for the Board of Directors; interpret and enforce property maintenance codes, regulations, and design guidelines; and provide knowledge of community standards at meetings and hearings and provide support to property owners related to compliance.

The ideal candidate must have the following: One year of experience in homeowners associations with background in architectural and landscape design review and grounds maintenance; basic computer skills (Windows, Microsoft Office, Outlook); the ability to work evenings and weekends; and possess valid driver’s license and valid automobile liability insurance.

In addition, they will possess excellent “people” skills and enjoy working with people; be able to respond calmly to emergencies or fast-paced situations and remain positive and cheerful when communicating with BackCountry residents, prospective buyers, and guests; have the ability to read architectural drafts/schematics, drainage plans, plot plans, and landscape plans; the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with impeccable grammar, punctuation, and editing skills; have the ability to establish and maintain professional, pleasant, and polite working relationships with the Board of Directors, committee members, staff, residents, volunteers, and contractors; the ability to work in a responsible, self-motivated, self-directed, and confidential manner, and be able to multi-task on a variety of levels with the utmost of focus and professionalism.

It is preferred that the applicant have experience using SmartWebs Office architectural and community standards software.

Before applying to this role, please take into consideration the following environmental and physical requirements: Weekend, after-hours, and emergency on-call work may be required from time to time in addition to regular work hours; work is conducted both indoors and outdoors; must be able to work outdoors in various weather conditions and to walk long distances over landscaped and native areas to perform physical inspections; and must be able to repetitively lift and carry up to 40 pounds and to perform other physical labor.

Backcountry is a Shea Homes community located within the Highlands Ranch master-planned development in the southwest suburbs of Denver, CO. Backcountry is a high-end, gated community that will encompass 1,300 homes and include over 700 acres of private open space, the Discovery Center and the Sundial House community center with pool and other neighborhood amenities. The community backs up to the Backcountry Wilderness area and has views of the Rockies, downtown Denver and the Great Plains. This is a special place.

If you are interested please, please submit your resume to Ben Smith at


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