Thank you for your interest in our Housing and Grants Specialist position. We look forward to the opportunity to consider you as an applicant.
To be considered for this outstanding career opportunity applicants must submit an application with detailed information in each of the following sections of the application: Education, Work Experience, Certificates and Licenses, and Skills. Resumes may be attached but will not be accepted in lieu of a complete, detailed application.
Applicants that meet the minimum requirements will be invited to interview for the position. Additional details regarding the interview phase will be sent via email to applicants after our screening process is complete (on or before Wednesday, July 29th at 5 p.m.).
For planning purposes, please anticipate interviews being conducted on: THURSDAY, AUGUST 6th. Please note, that our recruitment schedule may be impacted by the evolving COVID-19 situation. Should that happen, applicants will receive timely updates.
Under general direction, performs technical and professional work in the administration, accounting, planning, implementation and promotion of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, HOME Program, affordable housing, various Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants, and other grant programs to ensure contractual compliance on all projects utilizing federal, state, or local agency funds; performs a variety of office and administrative tasks; and performs a variety of duties relative to assigned area of responsibility.
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Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
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EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, public policy, planning, urban studies, economics, or a closely related field, and three (3) years of increasing responsible experience in the field of housing, CDBG program implementation, HUD program implementation, real estate, revolving loan funds, or community planning and development.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class C California Driver’s License by time of appointment. This classification requires the ability to travel independently within and outside of City limits.
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle; and to visit and inspect various housing and project sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification, although the job involves field inspection work requiring frequent walking at inspection sites to monitor performance and to identify problems or hazards; standing in work areas and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, typewriter keyboard, or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and push and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 20 pounds.
Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels and controlled temperature conditions; but may occasionally be exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical, and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.