CLACKAMAS COUNTY

CLASSIFICATION NO. 836
Established: 12/2010
FLSA: Exempt
EEO: 2

HACC DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS

Under direction, to perform project management activities for the design and construction of new housing developments, redevelopment, and rehabilitation of Housing Authority properties; to plan and implement sustainability initiatives into agency goals and development activities; to plan and implement the disposition activities of HACC properties; and to do other work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The Housing Authority of Clackamas County (HACC) is an independent public corporation which owns, manages, leases, maintains and develops housing for low and moderate income persons particularly for those with special needs.

The HACC Development Coordinator is responsible for managing a variety of projects for Housing Authority properties including pre-development site design, sustainability goals and environmental feasibility, development and construction specifications, program development, and construction management and oversight.

The HACC Development Coordinator differs from the HACC Development Manager which is responsible for the overall management and implementation of all HACC development and redevelopment activities and staff for HACC properties and serves as the liaison for complex development related issues within the housing authority community.

TYPICAL TASKS

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Plans, organizes, and implements the development of new HACC housing and the redevelopment of existing HACC properties; analyzes and evaluates development, redevelopment, and land acquisition opportunities, and develops options and alternatives for property development and redevelopment; inspects properties.
  2. Acts as project manager on a broad range of development and redevelopment projects; prepares long-range project strategies; oversees the preparation of work plans, schedules and budgets; evaluates feasibility analyses and monitors project progress and compliance issues; procures related professional and technical services; manages consultant contracts and performance.
  3. Plan, coordinate and oversee the implementation of development practices, procedures and standards in support of the 10-Year Strategic Directive principles focused on improving sustainability which includes environmental, economic and social initiatives.
  4. Manage the implementation of HACC's design and sustainability goals as they apply to the agency's development activities; manages project design activities including coordination of design team, implementation of project goals, and oversight of construction processes, in conjunction with green building and sustainability goals; works with planning, project development, engineering, design, construction and operations staff to implement innovative and best practices in sustainable development; assess feasibility and cost effectiveness of sustainable strategies; assess feasibility and cost effectiveness of sustainable strategies.
  5. Work with regional and national entities to develop opportunities for partnerships on HACC development projects and programs; assists with the preparation of funding applications to local, regional, state, and federal funding agencies.
  6. Plans, organizes, and implements disposition of HACC owned properties; manages HACC disposition plan, schedule and budget; coordinates federal disposition application; analyzes and prioritizes the sale of properties in accordance with applicable rules, regulations, and policy decisions.
  7. Coordinates property sales including procurement of real estate services, contract negotiations and administration, preparation of units for sale, and coordination with HACC tenants; coordinates relocation of HACC tenants; procures relocation services, and negotiates and administers contracts.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Working Knowledge of: Principles, methods, practices and procedures of city, County, regional, statewide, and federal housing development; principles and practices of land use and design, and land use planning and building development; environmental, social, economic, and legal issues related to planning and development; principles and practices of funding development; project management and evaluation practices; statistical methods and their application to housing development and redevelopment; principles of community organization and citizen involvement; public speaking techniques; basic mathematical skills and techniques of monitoring expenditures; English grammar and composition.

Skill to: Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; manage multiple complex work plans; obtain cooperation from stakeholders in processes and activities related to project progress and completion; negotiate and monitor contracts and agreements; prepare and deliver comprehensive and persuasive oral presentations to public and private groups; manage comprehensive research studies; analyze and evaluate complex data and evaluate and make recommendations; direct the preparation of maps, charts and other graphic materials which illustrate development or disposition activities; prepare clear and concise reports; interpret and apply appropriate laws, regulations, and codes; establish and maintain effective working relationships with local, county, and federal agencies, department staff and the public.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid driver's license. Incumbents must possess and maintain an acceptable driving record through the course of employment.

Successfully pass a background investigation including a criminal and back ground check.

MINIMUM RECRUITING STANDARDS

Any satisfactory combination of experience and training that demonstrates possession of the required knowledge and skills.