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COMMUNITY SERVICE COORDINATOR

Plant City, FL

Order: 80147

SALARY RANGE: $53,081.60-$86,528.00

 

PAY RATE BASED ON EXPERINECE

 

Position Summary:

This is a highly responsible, professional, and administrative position that manages the City’s Community Services program, which oversees Federal CDBG and CRA Programs. An employee in this class manages and administers services and resources formulated to meet identified community needs and concerns. Programs and services include community redevelopment area and neighborhood improvements and redevelopment, rehabilitation and preservation, real estate acquisition and disposition, and public service activities. Duties include program and project planning, preparation and monitoring of budget and monitoring of fiscal activities. Maintains effective interfaces with City staff, contractors, other government agencies, and the public. Plans, budgets, oversees, and documents all aspects of specific projects. Work is performed under the supervision and direction of the City Manager or designee.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The following. Other duties may be assigned as dictated by operational necessity.

  • Prepares and/or contracts for plans, studies and/or reports needed to determine and respond to the community’s identified needs.

  • Prepares and/or reviews plans, specifications, guidelines, and essential documents for federal, state and local funded programs and project activities.

  • Oversees, monitors and controls programs and activities of the Community Service Unit, inclusive of CRA and CDBG projects and activities.

  • Serves as project manager for assigned departmental projects to monitor construction activities to assure compliance with design parameters and applicable federal, state and local regulations.

  • Monitors departmental programs and activities to assure compliance with applicable policies, guidelines, and regulations. Maintains compliance with federal and state regulation.

  • Serves as liaison between local citizens, funding agencies, consultants, contractors, and federal, county, and local governmental agencies.

  • Prepares reports to document departmental performance and accomplishments, including internal audit of program expenditures, requests for reimbursement of grant funded expenditures, and documentation for audit by independent CPA.

  • Seeks alternative funding sources, i.e., grants, bonding, private foundations, etc., to support development of planned improvements.

  • Represents the City at formal and informal meetings to share information about departmental services and enhance community relations.

  • Provides technical assistance to project team, city officials and specified advisory boards.

  • Reviews correspondence and reports and respond according to applicable organizational policies; respond to complaints and inquiries from the public.

  • Processes invoices for payment related to project or activities funded under specific programs.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to carry out each essential duty or responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities; education and/or experience; and certificates or licenses required in order to fill the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of administrative and personnel policies.

  • Knowledge of local developmental regulations.

  • Knowledge of grant monitoring, writing, and evaluating.

  • Ability to think logically and conceptually.

  • Ability to resolve conflicts internally and externally.

  • Ability to input and retrieve information from a computer.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to facilitate the open exchange of ideas and information.

  • Skill in preparing and presenting reports defining project progress, problems and solutions.

  • Skill in project management and the practical application of related principles, tools and techniques.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in public administration, urban planning, or related field preferred.

  • Five years of experience in planning and development, CDBG and CRA programs, grant writing, monitoring and evaluation, and/or customer service.

  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be substituted at the City’s discretion.

 

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Valid Florida driver’s license.

 

Essential Physical Abilities:

Code: Constant = 2/3 or more of the time Frequent = from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time Occasional = up to 1/3 of the time N/A = Not applicable

 

Physical Skills

Constant

Frequent

Occasional

N/A

Heavy lifting (45 lbs. and over)

 

 

 

X

Moderate lifting (15 to 44 lbs.)

 

 

X

 

Light lifting (under 15 lbs.)

 

X

 

 

Heavy carrying (45 lbs. and over)

 

 

 

X

Moderate carrying (14 to 44 lbs.)

 

 

X

 

Light carrying (under 15 lbs.)

 

X

 

 

Reaching above shoulder

 

 

X

 

Use of fingers

 

X

 

 

Both hands required

 

X

 

 

Climbing (use of legs and arms)

 

 

X

 

Climbing (legs only)

 

 

 

X

Good near vision

X

 

 

 

Good distant vision

 

X

 

 

Both eyes required

 

X

 

 

Depth perception

 

X

 

 

Distinguishing basic colors

 

 

X

 

Distinguishing shades of colors

 

 

X

 

Good hearing (with or without hearing aid)

 

X

 

 

Straight pulling

 

 

 

X

Pulling hand over hand

 

 

 

X

Pushing

 

 

 

X

Walking

 

X

 

 

Standing

 

 

X

 

Crawling

 

 

 

X

Kneeling

 

 

X

 

Bending

 

 

X

 

Balancing

 

 

 

X

Stooping

 

 

X

 

Jumping

 

 

 

X

Running

 

 

 

X

Throwing

 

 

 

X

Driving (cars, small vans, pick-ups, etc.)

 

 

X

 

Driving & operating (heavy equip., trucks, etc.)

 

 

 

X

Other

 

 

 

X

 

Environmental Conditions:

Code: Constant = 2/3 or more of the time Frequent = from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time Occasional = up to 1/3 of the time N/A = Not applicable

 

Environment

Constant

Frequent

Occasional

N/A

Work Inside

X

 

 

 

Work Outside

 

 

X

 

In the Heat

 

 

X

 

In the Cold

 

 

X

 

In High Humidity

 

 

X

 

In Dampness or Chilliness

 

 

X

 

In Dry Conditions

 

 

X

 

In or with Noisy Conditions

 

 

X

 

In Darkness

 

 

 

X

In or with Dusty Conditions

 

 

 

X

With Silica, Asbestos, etc.

 

 

 

X

With Fumes or Gases

 

 

 

X

With Smoke or Flames

 

 

 

X

With Chemicals

 

 

 

X

With Solvents

 

 

 

X

With Grease or Oils

 

 

 

X

With Radiant Energy

 

 

 

X

With Electrical Energy

 

 

 

X

On Slippery Surfaces

 

 

X

 

On Uneven Surfaces

 

 

X

 

In or With Moving Objects

 

 

 

X

In or With Ladders/Scaffolding

 

 

 

X

At Heights above Ground Level

 

 

X

 

Below Ground Level

 

 

 

X

In Water

 

 

 

X

With Explosives

 

 

 

X

With Poor Ventilation

 

 

 

X

With Odors

 

 

 

X

With Unusual Fatigue Factors

 

 

 

X

Other Relevant Information:

 

 

 

X

 

Emergency Responsibilities:

In the event of an emergency or disaster, an employee may be required to respond promptly to duties and responsibilities as assigned by the employee’s department, Emergency Management or City Administration. Such assignments may be before, during or after the emergency/disaster.

 

Disclaimers:

This job description is not intended to, and does not, constitute an offer of employment or a contract for employment or the terms and condition of employment. The City of Plant City has the right to revise this job description at any time.