COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT SUPERVISOR 1581
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this class is responsible for the administration, planning, scheduling and supervision of project activities for the Community Development Program in a particular town or village. Work shall include planning, development and subsequent implementation of a community development project. This position differs from that of Community Development Director in that supervision is limited to one single municipal jurisdiction and is not County-wide. The incumbent is under the general supervision of the head of the municipal government who reviews work through conferences, consultation and the submission of required reports. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Supervises area and site inspection for community development in a town or village;
Negotiates with contractors for the best and most economical ways to complete community development projects;
Supervises the office operations of the community development project in the municipality;
Prepares reports and makes recommendations on the feasibility of individual development projects;
Prepares status reports on the overall project and presents them to the County's Community Development Director and, if necessary, to representatives of the Federal Government who may be monitoring the effectiveness of the program;
Screens applicants for financial assistance and prepares necessary forms to secure loans, grants or refinancing;
Acts as the liaison to community and civic groups in assessing the areas that will most benefit from a community development project.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Comprehensive knowledge of housing and community development laws, regulations, and program operations as they apply to municipal agencies; comprehensive knowledge of general contracting and appraisal techniques; good knowledge of planning and architecture; good knowledge of cost analysis involved in judging the feasibility of a rehabilitation project; ability to learn and utilize housing and building codes of a town or village; ability to work with community and civic groups as well as County and federal representatives in the coordination of the municipal community development program; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
(a) Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor's Degree, and two (2) years of experience in public administration, planning or architecture; or,
(b) Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and six (6) years of experience in public administration, planning or architecture; or,
(c) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (a) and (b).