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Project Coordinator- CDBG

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$18.74-$22.38/hr
  • Posted Date:11/08/2017 10:25 AM

SUMMARY: This position reports directly to the Community Development Program Administrator and is responsible for assisting with Community Development activities and projects in an efficient, effective, and timely manner within established guidelines by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists in evaluating the eligibility and activities in accordance with the National Program Objectives.
  • Assists participating jurisdictions, County Commissioners’ Court, and other Subrecipients in documenting eligibility with National Program Objectives.
  • Responsible for ensuring eligibility of invoices and processing of invoices for payment in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Responsible for general record keeping and file documentation in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Assists in preparing and submitting reports as required by HUD, Commissioner’s Court, and Community Development Program Administrator.
  • Assists in the solicitation and preparation of CDBG Public Service, Public Facility, and ESG Grant program applications and contracts (with County Attorney review), and provides technical assistance/training for all Subrecipients.
  • Assists in maintaining and monitoring financial records and expenditures by Subrecipients to ensure the County meets its annual timeliness schedule.
  • Assists in developing and implementing monitoring instruments and methods and establishing policies and guidelines for Subrecipients.  Responsible for monitoring Subrecipient projects, including site visits with Subrecipients to observe compliance with Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and County policies and regulations.
  • Provides program data and information to the public, to non-profit and community organizations and to participating cities.  Updates dept website with required information and various postings.  Communicates directly with Director and various Dept heads.
  • Assists in the First-time Homebuyer and Homelessness Grant Programs.
  • Attends various meetings, seminars, and training workshops, as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required, but not all inclusive.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, and knowledge of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rules and regulations preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to interact and work directly with Executive Directors, City Managers/Mayors, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.  Must be able to use 10-key calculator and be proficient in excel.  Ability to balance reports and verify calculations are correct.

REASONING ABILITY:Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: Skill in effectively meeting with and dealing with the general public. Strong computerized spreadsheet skills with emphasis on formulas and calculations. Skill in composing and drafting letters, memorandums, and other correspondence. Strong organizational skills with emphasis on details, follow-up, and coordinating schedules.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: The incumbent in this job must be knowledgeable about and follow the County's safety policies and procedures.  Ask supervisor for details.

Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Dept. or applications may be obtained and submitted at this website.

 

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