Professional, technical work developing and tracking activities, projects and strategies in grant funded programs in the Community Development Office.
These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.
Provides technical assistance in assigned Community Development Federal and State Grant Programs.
Assists with program audits, providing assigned project monitoring data; research and analyze information, reports and recognizes trends. Prepares and provides public information and program marketing strategies, including Housing Fairs, CDBG Week, Housing Roundtable, and Outreach.
Represents the Department and County as a Member of select Committees and study teams designated by the Department Director and the County Manager
Assists in developing and reviewing research, development of Federal and State Plans and amendments ; analysis and interpretation of data. Confers and coordinates with civic leaders, government officials, industrialists, educators, financiers, citizens and other interested groups and individuals in order to obtain factual basis for planning projects and studies.
Assists in the preparation of written and oral reports for the Board of County Commissioners, other governmental officials, community, and other special interest groups and individuals. Prepares written agenda memorandum to be presented to the board with documentation.
Provides leadership in the absence of the Community Development Program Manager as assigned; Provides technical assistance to community service agencies, subcontractors, contractors, and other partners.
Responsible for preparing and monitoring assigned projects reports and program reports; to include the respective grant applications, planning documents and year-end reports. Tracks project budget and prepares requests for payment, work orders and change orders. Maintains proficient project/client files and maintains accurate, updated case notes on project and client activities.
Provides input in the establishment, or revision of ordinances, rules, regulations, capital improvements schedules, and other implementation methods for comprehensive planning and community development.
Coordinates projects with other permitting agencies and County Departments, engineers, and builders to ensure appropriate permits are in place and project schedules are on schedule.
Conducts site inspections of construction and rehabilitation projects and Section (8) HQS inspections; prepares home rehabilitation repair work write-ups. Reviews plans, site development, zoning issues, and land development regulations.
Provides input for procedures and processes for the Community Development Office.
Performs other related work as required.
Bachelor’s Degree Public Administration, Business Administration or Planning, and Five (5) years of local government planning; or combination of equivalent training and experience needed to provide the required skills, knowledge and abilities . Prefer CDBG Certification and State Housing Certification, Basic Residential Housing Construction, Home Inspection and Environmental training.
Data Analysis, Report Writing, Computer Knowledge.
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license.
Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices as applied to Federal and State Community Development Programs
Must be experienced in Project Management; Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to city and county Community Development issues, program regulations, grants and programs; Knowledge of statistics, graphics, and basic research methods employed in assimilating, compiling, evaluating, and presenting information and recommendations clearly and succinctly in written and oral form; and ability to develop, plan, and participate in research and planning projects.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with agencies, groups, and individuals associated with community development issues. Makes presentations before large and small groups; and ability to exercise considerable initiative and work independently or with a team to accomplish assigned duties.
Knowledge of Housing Rehabilitation and/or Housing Development experience.