CRA Project Coordinator

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SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, manages and monitors special redevelopment projects and programs of high visibility and economic benefit located in formally adopted Community Redevelopment Areas (CRA’s) of the City; may perform related 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)
  1. Coordinates and implements adopted community redevelopment plans under the direction of the Redevelopment Manager.
  2. Implements special programs, coordinates projects and all aspects of marketing and public relations; coordinates with consulting firms, preparing and placing public notifications to meet statutory requirements.
  3. Prepares and oversees the CRA budget.
  4. Composes correspondence, reports and other documents.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of City, federal and state laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Knowledge of Florida State Statute 163, Part III.
  • Knowledge of administration, monitoring, and grant reporting requirements.
  • Knowledge of standard business office machines, practices and procedures.
  • Skill in utilizing written and verbal communication in the development of reports and presentations.
  • Skill in utilizing computer hardware and software in the research and development of granting applications, documents, statistical data, and reports.
  • Skill in analyzing written and verbal information.
  • Skill in negotiating consensus and agreement with a variety of vendors, contract providers, and grant recipients.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves sedentary to light work 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 Public Administration, Economic Development, or related field and five (5) years experience working for a municipality in a community redevelopment agency or area or related field, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida driver’s license is required.

FLSA Code: E
B/U: PMSA
Last Revision date: October 2004
 
Overtime: No
 
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