Under general supervision, assists with the development of the budget, and analyzes and evaluates federal and state housing programs for the purpose of developing plans and procedures to implement new and monitoring of existing programs for the City.
Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To:
Conducts surveys and research; performs financial feasibility analyses. Collects, analyzes and evaluates data to assess local housing needs. Researches, analyzes, makes recommendations and implements federal, state and local legislation and regulations. Prepares detailed, comprehensive reports including demographic reports, long-range plans and reports on condition of housing stock. Identifies and seeks housing related funding through grants from federal, state, local and private sources. Develops measurable program objectives to ensure effective operation of housing programs. Coordinates implementation of housing programs/projects and monitors compliance . Prepares periodic and special project status reports. Assists with budget preparation and control, personnel actions, major purchasing requests, records control and other administrative services. Works closely with staff and project developers to monitor compliance. Makes presentations to boards and commissions and community groups. Assists with resolution of citizen or employee issues and requests for information. Reviews and answers correspondence. May supervise support staff . Performs other functions as assigned.
Characteristics Of Successful Performers
Successful performers are analytical, detail-oriented and multi-tasked individuals who exercise resourcefulness in meeting and resolving problems. They work well independently, take charge and follow through on studies and projects and deal effectively with competing priorities, often within strict time lines. These well-organized team players are dedicated to Total Quality Service and have strong interpersonal skills. They possess excellent judgment and display tact and understanding when dealing with internal customers, and with residents from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Two years of experience implementing and monitoring various housing programs. Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in business or public administration, political science, urban planning or a related field may be used in conjunction with experience to meet the necessary qualifications, or any equivalent combination of experience or training which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of: municipal housing programs (state and federally funded) , HOME, Redevelopment, and the Housing Choice Vendor Program ; principles and practices of public administration; urban planning principles; public/private funding sources and grant application techniques; research methods; budgeting process and controls; personnel procedures; c onflict resolution and time management; DRGR, IDIS, and REAC databases; Consolidated Plan, Annual Update, Consolidated Annual Performance Report, and Housing Authority Five Year Plan.
Skill in: the use of a personal computer and business software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
Ability to: assemble, organize, analyze, interpret and draw sound conclusions from factual information; develop and present recommendations on research findings and ideas concisely and effectively both orally and in writing; perform financial feasibility analyses; develop program objectives and coordinate and monitor project progress; prepare budgets; write comprehensive reports; maintain records and information control; establish and maintain effective working relationships with city employees, other agencies and residents; use tact and diplomacy when solving problems in the workplace and when dealing with sensitive issues in a culturally diverse community.
SPECIAL MINIMUM REQUIREMENT
Must possess and retain a valid California Class C Driver's License as a condition of employment.
SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Willingness and ability to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends as needed.
Application and Supplemental Questionnaire Review : All applicants are required to file their application online and answer the supplemental questionnaire. Applications, answers to the supplemental questionnaires, and any attachments, will be reviewed by the Personnel Services Department and hiring department.
Those applicants possessing the most pertinent qualifications will be invited to appear for the following:
Writing Skills Examination: (Qualifying) will evaluate the candidates' ability to effectively communicate in writing.
Excel Skills Examination: (Qualifying) will evaluate the candidates' skills in the use of Microsoft Excel.
Oral Interview Examination : (Weight of 100%) will evaluate the candidates’ experience, training and personal qualifications in relation to those factors which are essential for successful performance on the job.
Candidates need a minimum passing score in all components to be placed on the eligible list.
Please refer to the "Benefits" tab for a list of benefits. Please note the recent state legislation changes related to CALPERS for existing and new members.
City of Santa Ana - 13 months ago