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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS COORDINATOR
City of Greenville
City of Greenville
 

 

 

Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: ECONOMIC & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS COORDINATOR - 0821 Salary

$49,200.00 - $73,800.00 Annually


Location

206 S. Main Street - Greenville, SC



Job Type

Full Time


Department

ECONOMIC & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT



Job Number

00621


Division

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT






Closing

12/3/2021 11:59 PM Eastern




Brief Description

Job SummaryUnder general direction and in compliance with standard operating procedures and policies, coordinates rehabilitation and home buyer programs including evaluating applications and approving those deemed acceptable. Publicizes the City or partners homeowner and rehabilitation programs to the community. Evaluates home buyer program applicants through review of employment and recommends to lenders those that meet qualifications. Provides technical assistance to partner agencies funded by Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to include those that operate rehabilitation programs. Monitors grant recipients for compliance with Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations and prepares reports. Perform Environmental Reviews on all Community Development activities. Connect partner agencies with further resources to maximize program capacity and leverage funding.

Job Duties

Essential Functions
Coordinate Residential Rehabilitation Programs: Coordinate the implementation of Community Development rehabilitation programs including providing information to prospective program participants, working with homeowners throughout the rehabilitation process, and project close out. Work with partner organizations to implement specific residential rehabilitation initiatives. Preparing legal documents. Oversee grant agreements with rehabilitation providers. Process and review invoices for rehabilitation work in coordination with Community Development Specialist. Maintain list of completed owner-occupied rehabilitations and deferred forgivable loans. Make recommendations to the Community Development Manager on improvements to programs and processes. Coordinate with legal department on satisfaction of loans and title searches. Conduct public outreach in coordination with Community Development staff and other necessary departments on rehabilitation program. Monitor compliance of partner organizations. 35%
Coordinate Home Buyer Programs: Coordinate the implementation of home buyer programs with private developers and partner organizations. Process wire transfers at closing, forgivable loan paperwork, and requests for satisfactions and subordinations. Provide information to potential applicants and technical support for applications. Process applications and qualify income of applicants. Conduct public outreach in coordination with Community Development staff and other necessary departments on home buyer program information. Make recommendations to the Community Development Manager on improvements to programs and processes. 20%
Perform Environmental Reviews on All Community Development Activities: Evaluate projects to determine if they meet the environmental requirements established by HUD. Prepare maps for the project site and take pictures of the existing building/site. Gather information to review the projects likely impact to, or from floodplains, historic properties, wetlands, area noise, endangered species, air and water quality, hazards and contaminants, underground storage tanks, and adjacent land uses. Prepare and analyze data/document to secure HUD authorization for release of government funds. Input reviews and other information into HUDs Environmental Review Online System (HEROS). 20%
Manage Sub-Recipient Activities: Work with organizations that receive Community Development funding for public service programs including drafting annual funding agreement, reviewing, and processing requests for payments, and monitor expense spending. Work with and provide technical assistance to sub-recipients to achieve performance outcomes for which funding is granted. Gather final numbers on sub-recipient activities in preparation of the Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report in support of the Community Development Planner. Identify resources and ways to connect partner agencies to maximize program capacity and leverage funding. 15%
Support Neighborhood Associations and Community Relations: Attend monthly neighborhood association meetings to inform the public of housing and rehabilitation programs and other Community Development programs and projects. At the direction of the Community Development Manager, represent the division at community meetings, coalitions, and working groups. 10%


Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Job Requirements
Bachelors degree in construction management, public administration, architecture, planning, real estate or related field.
Over two years of experience working on the development of affordable and/or workforce housing opportunity programs.

Preferred Qualifications
Graduate work or an advanced degree in a related field.
Experience with HUD-funded programs.
Any of the following certifications or licenses:
Home Builder license
General Contractor license
HUD Housing Counseling certification
Lead Paint Risk Assessor certification

Driver`s License Requirements
Valid South Carolina Class D Driver`s License.

Performance Requirements
Knowledge of:
Federal CDBG and other applicable and related federal grant and program regulations, administrative requirements, methods, techniques, and objectives.
Federal, state and local housing legislation, regulations, programs, and resources.
Theories, concepts, principles and practices of housing development process, housing and real estate finance.
Basic accounting and bookkeeping methods, techniques, and objectives.
Municipal budgeting methods, techniques, and objectives.
Methods and techniques of loan qualifying and processing, real estate transactions, and land purchasing and sales.
HUD Lead Safe Housing Rule and Title X requirements.
Methods and techniques of loan qualifying and processing, real estate transactions, and land purchasing and sales.
Public speaking principles and practices, public contact, and community relations.

Ability to:
Understand and comply with all applicable rules, policies, and regulations.
Plan, implement, and manage the Citys CDBG and Lead Hazard Control programs, ensuring the City is compliant with all grant program requirements.
Act as City liaison for HUD programs and activities to other agencies, organizations, and the community.
Perform HUD environmental reviews.
Demonstrate strong customer service principles including issue resolution.
Establish and maintain effective working relations with the general public, boards, commissions, public officials, partner agencies, other City officials and departments as well as coworkers.
Prepare clear and concise administrative and technical reports for the public and the governing body.
Effectively present housing matters to the public, governing body, and other City departments.
Work independently to meet program goals.
Plan and supervise the execution of programs adhering to federal and city regulations.
Deal tactfully and fairly with citizens applying for housing programs.
Communicate effectively both by oral and written means.
Constructively resolve conflicts.
Accurately complete forms, maintain accounting records, perform mathematical calculations, and prepare reports.
Perform work that is difficult and diversified with limited precedent.
Frequently apply a high degree of independent, logical, evaluative, and/or professional thinking to originate and develop procedures, techniques, or ideas within the parameters of a broad conceptual outline.
Complete assignments in a timely fashion.
Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical journals and procedures, financial reports, legal documents, and governmental regulations as well as literature, books, reviews, reports, and abstracts.
Deal with a system of real numbers; and practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement.
Write reports, prepare business letters, summaries, meeting minutes, and emails using proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech.
Utilize various equipment and systems to include a camera, vehicle, plotter, punch estimating software, etc.
Operate general office equipment to include scanner, printer, copier, telephone, and computer with Microsoft Office Suite.

Working Conditions
Primary Work Location: Office environment with occasional field/site visits.

Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional outside work. Seasonal exposure to wetness and/or humidity and extreme temperatures.

Physical Demands: Constantly requires vision. Frequently requires talking, fine dexterity, and walking. Occasionally requires hearing, twisting, bending, climbing, sitting, and standing. Negligible strength demands.

Mental Demands: Frequently requires time pressure, frequent change of tasks, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, and working closely with others as part of a team.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance
The City of Greenville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Prospective and current employees should contact Human Resources to request an ADA accommodation.

Disclaimer
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


The City of Greenville offers a comprehensive and affordable benefits package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit the needs of our employees and their families. View more details about these benefits here: City of Greenville Employee Benefits.

HEALTH INSURANCE

The City offers the following health insurance options to eligible employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Term Life
  • Employee Supplemental Life
  • Spouse Term Life
  • Child Term Life
  • Short Term Disability (STD)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Voluntary Benefits (Critical Illness, Accident, Hospital Care, etc.)
All health insurance coverage is effective the first of the month following the employees hire date except for LTD which is effective the 91st day following date of hire.

LEAVE & HOLIDAY BENEFITS
  • General Leave is earned/accrued biweekly by all regular, full-time and permanent part-time employees as a percentage of normal work hours.
  • The City of Greenville observes 11 paid holidays.
RETIREMENT BENEFITS
The City is a member of the South Carolina State (SCRS) and Police Officers (PORS) defined benefit Retirement Systems.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION
  • Employee Recognition & Awards Program (ER&A)
  • Employee Service Awards
  • Longevity Bonus
OTHER BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES
  • Worker`s Compensation
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Agency
City of Greenville (SC)

Address
206 S. Main St

Greenville, South Carolina, 29601

Phone
864-467-4530

Website
https://jobs.greenvillesc.gov





 

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The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.

 

 
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