Project Manager - Affordable Housing, City of Mountain View
- *The Position*
The City of Mountain View is currently accepting applications for the
position of Project Manager in the Neighborhood Preservation Division of
the Community Development Department. We are seeking a highly motivated,
organized, dedicated, experienced individual to manage and facilitate
affordable housing projects and programs.
This specialized, key position will effectively coordinate with City staff,
affordable housing developers, and consultants to achieve high quality
housing projects and programs in a timely and efficient manner that is
responsive to the public. Typical duties include: managing high profile
housing projects of considerable complexity and difficulty; making public
presentations; preparing written reports and moving projects through the
entitlement and funding process; and other related duties.
� *Education:* Training and experience equivalent to a bachelor's
degree from an accred�ited college or university with major course work in
planning, public or business administration or a closely related
field. Master�s degree highly desirable.
� *Experience:* Two years of increasingly responsible experience in
CDBG/HOME programs, affordable housing project management, urban planning,
or related fields, including one year of performing increasingly
responsible project management functions.
� *Licenses:*Possession of a valid California Class C driver's
*Minimum Knowledge and Skills*
� *Knowledge of:* Affordable housing financing and project budgets;
real estate practices; public review and entitlement process for affordable
projects; effective public participation strategies; loan documents and the
legal implications related to affordable housing and funding sources;
presentation methods and PowerPoint; contract administration; federal,
state, and local regulations affecting affordable housing projects; and
methods/techniques of project management.
� *Ability to:* Communicate effectively, both orally and in
writing; make concise and informative presentations; organize and run
meetings that result in useful public participation; coordinate and
supervise consultants; coordinate staff efforts, and continued project
progress; identify existing or potential problems, and apply effective
solutions; multi-task; organize, track and implement the project
entitlement process with attention to details; prepare, review and analyze
loan documents and other legal contracts; negotiate; establish/maintain
effective work relationships.
� *Working conditions:* In addition to the regular work schedule,
this position may require availability to work evenings and/or weekends to
attend meetings and trainings as needed.
Application and resume screening will be part of the examination
process. Based on the application screening, the candidate with the most
relevant qualifications will be invited to an oral board interview
(weighted 100 percent). Depending on the number of applications, the above
process may be altered.
Prior to hire, candidates will be required to successfully complete a
preemployment process, including employment verification and a DOJ
fingerprint check. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an
applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose a conviction will
result in disqualification or termination.
Candidates with a disability which may require special assistance in any
phase of the application or testing process should advise the Human
Resources Division upon submittal of application. Documentation of the need
for accommodation must accompany the request. The City of Mountain View is
an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
*How To Apply*
Applications are available in the Human Resources Division, City of
Mountain View, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View, California, 94041, (650)
903-6310, or candidates can apply online at
. *A resume and supplemental questionnaire must accompany the City
application*, which will be accepted on a continuous basis until the
position is filled. The first round of application review is scheduled for
Friday, January 11, 2013. This recruitment may be closed at any time.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply early.
Master of Urban Planning Candidate, 2013
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