City of Fremont: Redevelopment & Housing Project Manager
- City of Fremont
Redevelopment & Housing Project Manager
Temporary assignment through June 30, 2010
$47.07 - $63.55 per hour (25 hours per week)
The Office of Housing and Redevelopment serves as the City’s real
estate development arm. Working closely with the Planning and
Engineering divisions, City Attorney’s office and outside legal
counsel, the Project Manager plays a key role in planning,
coordinating, facilitating and implementing key planning initiatives
which will further the Agency’s work program. The Agency’s projects
encompass the revitalization of commercial corridors, land assemblage
and disposition, business retention and recruitment (in collaboration
with the Office of Economic Development), small business assistance
(the Agency’s Commercial Rehabilitation Loan Program) and
environmental clean up strategies. A sample of current projects in the
Redevelopment Project Areas include: implementation of Bay Street
Streetscape improvements in the Irvington Project Area, development of
key Agency-owned sites in the Niles and Centerville Project Areas,
assisting in the planning for new development areas and affordable
housing developments. This Project Manager position will primarily be
focused on managing administrative undertakings such as Redevelopment
Plan Amendments, preparation of Implementation Plans and analyzing the
legal and financial feasibility of new initiatives. This position will
work twenty-five (25) hours per week. This temporary assignment does
not include benefits.
-Coordinate complex (and sometimes lengthy) legal processes to modify
-Conduct negotiations with affected parties such as taxing entities
and owners/developers of properties slated for redevelopment.
-Serve as key point of contact with outside agencies regarding the
Agency’s legal/administrative undertakings.
-Administer service contracts between the Agency and consultants.
-Monitor and oversee contracts.
-Assist in budget preparation.
-Coordinate with City, federal, state, non-profit agencies and private
companies to develop resources.
-Develop specifications and prepare requests for proposals and grant
-Prepare and negotiate contracts for development financing, land
acquisition or disposition, technical or administrative assistance,
program services or inter-agency cooperation.
-Review land use and site development plans in conjunction with City
planning staff as required, both in office and on site.
-Coordinate multidisciplinary staff and consultant teams.
The Ideal Candidate
The City is seeking a self-motivated, detail-oriented and
collaborative team player who is able to manage complex projects with
multiple stakeholders. The Project Manager must be effective in
coordinating working groups, conducting community outreach efforts and
making public presentations. The Project Manager must possess
knowledge of principles, practices and legal requirements of
redevelopment, affordable housing and economic development; and be
familiar with financial modeling and financial projections. The
incumbent must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively
orally and in writing, while comfortably working in a diverse
environment. The successful candidate must also have the ability to
prepare and present comprehensive reports both orally and in writing;
project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations
in support of goals; and demonstrate resourcefulness, courtesy and
initiative and communicate effectively with individuals from a variety
of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
This classification requires the ability to travel independently
within and outside of the City limits to perform
the assigned duties and responsibilities.
To be considered for this position, submit a completed City
application and resume:
-Through our online application system at humanresources.fremont.gov;
-To the Human Resources Department at 3300 Capitol Avenue, Building B,
Fremont, CA 94538 or;
-In the Employment Application drop box located near the entrance to City Hall
This position will be open until filled. The first review of
applications is scheduled for November 13, 2009. Applications received
after this date may not be considered and the position may close
The process may include a written and/or performance exam, individual
and/or panel interviews, or other related components. Only those
candidates who have the best combination of qualifications in relation
to the requirements and duties of the position will continue in the
selection process. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not
guarantee an invitation to participate in the process.