FT Position - City of San Francisco - Neighborhood economic development
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0922 Manager I -Economic Development Project Manager (Neighborhood Economic
Department of Economic and Workforce Development
Filing Deadline: Open Until Filled
Salary: $66,664-$89,362 Annual (See note below)
Plus a competitive benefit package
Appointment Type: Provisional
Date Issued: March 23, 2005
Note: The normal salary range is $66,664 - $89,362. Appointments above the
maximum of the normal salary range $89,362 may be considered based on
documented and substantiated recruitment and retention issues or exceptional
skills. A special approval process is necessary for appointment above the
normal salary range and therefore a higher salary appointment cannot be
Appointment Type: Provisional: Provisional incumbents will be required to
succeed in a Civil Service Examination process for this class in order to be
considered for a permanent appointment
Position Description: Major functions of the Economic Development Project
* Working with other City agencies, neighborhood groups, and
community non-profits to develop and implement action plans for economically
challenged neighborhood commercial corridors
* Assisting local merchants and property owners in establishing
Community Benefit Districts
* Researching, developing and implementing the City’s business
attraction and retention programs and efforts
* Researching, analyzing and implementing initiatives and policies
to improve and expand economic activity in the City and its neighborhoods.
* Managing complex public and public-private development projects,
including the negotiation of leases, disposition and development agreements;
participating in design of the environmental review and entitlement process;
and developing and implementing community planning efforts.
1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited
college or university insert in Public Policy, Planning, Business, Finance
or related field; AND
2. Three years of verified professional experience in
public policy or related field, including business attraction and retention,
community development and economic development.
Substitution: Additional qualified work experience may be substituted for
the required education on a year-for-year basis (30 semester/45quarter units
equal one year). The following specific advanced degrees may substitute for
one year of the required work experience: MBA in Business Administration, MA
in City/Urban Planning, MA in Public Policy or related field.
1. Established track record of working successfully with community based
organizations and local officials.
2. Effective project management and oversight skills.
3. Ability to research and analyze complex public policy initiatives
and present findings and recommendations.
4. Knowledge of real estate transactions and associated financial
5. Knowledge of environmental, planning and entitlement procedures,
codes, laws, and regulations.
Compensation and Benefits: In addition to competitive salaries, the City
offers flexible benefit plans with pre-tax elections which include: medical
and dental insurance; Retirement Plan; Deferred Compensation Plan; Social
Security; Long-term Disability Plan; Life Insurance; paid Management
Training program; 11 paid holidays per year; 10 floating holidays; 10 to 20
vacation days per year, depending on years of service; and may earn up to
100 hours paid administrative leave per year.
Application Procedure: Submit a resume and City and County of San Francisco
employment application no later than to:
Economic and Workforce Development
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Suite 443
San Francisco, CA 94102
Application forms may be obtained at 44 Gough Street or from the Department
of Human Resources web site at: http://www.sfgov.org/dhr
Selection Process: Applications and resumes will be screened for relevant
qualifying experience. Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented
in order to determine candidate’s qualifications. Only those most qualified
candidates will be invited to an interview.
Qualified applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in
the application or selection process must contact this office by phone at
(415) 554-6132 or in writing.
Minorities, Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer