Housing Development Program Coordinator

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SUMMARY: Under general direction, coordinates, implements, oversees and monitors expenditures for residential mortgage loan underwriting for owner occupant or multi-family acquisition, rehabilitation or new construction; and performs other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
  • Administers City’s affordable homebuyers programs.
  • Designs and implements residential mortgage loan underwriting criteria and loan packaging procedures.
  • Develops marketing and promotional strategies and programs in conjunction with participating non-profit providers and targeted neighborhood committees.
  • Manages agreements with lenders and non-profit corporations which includes ensuring compliance with agreement terms and monitoring lender performance.
  • Reviews all monetary legal contracts, revisions, promissory notes, legal opinions, etc. to resolve issues and ensure full compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • Provides technical assistance to staff members working under federal programs for the acquisition, rehabilitation or new housing construction.
  • Performs statistical analysis of informational data to ensure project performance and proposed financing structures for larger scale developments requesting City participation of assistance.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of City, federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and guidelines related to real estate, banking, mortgaging, and residential housing assistance programs.
  • Knowledge of real estate and mortgaging methods, practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of financial methods, practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of public relations/customer service practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of accounting and auditing methods, practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of computer hardware, software and peripherals utilized in accounting and tracking of financial data.
  • Knowledge of file management/record keeping methods, practices and procedures.
  • Skill in reviewing financial and legal documents to ensure compliance with mortgage, real estate, and housing rehabilitation granting requirements.
  • Skill in negotiating contracts, and reaching consensus wide a wide variety of public and private entities and individuals.
  • Skill in assigning, reviewing and evaluating work.
  • Skill in utilizing written and verbal communication in the development of reports and presentations.
  • Skill in analyzing statistical financial data.
  • Skill in developing and maintaining databases, legal documents and public records.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves detailed financial analysis and document review/preparation in an office setting. There is frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, sit, lift light objects (up to 10 pounds), and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. The City of West Palm Beach promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Public Administration, Business Administration, Accounting or a related field and three (3) years of experience in mortgage banking or financial management, or any equivalent combination of training and experience is required. A valid Florida driver’s license is required.

FLSA Code: E
B/U: PMSA
Last revision date: April 2008