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Housing Specialist

Company: FCS SERVICES LLC
Location: hollywood
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelUndisclosedJob LocationPembroke Pines City Center - Pembroke Pines, FLRemote TypeN/APosition TypeFull TimeEducation Level4 Year DegreeSalary RangeUndisclosedTravel PercentageUndisclosedJob ShiftDayJob CategoryGovernmentDescriptionFacility Contract Services is a Florida based contract services company, responsible for the employment and management of personnel for municipal clients. Facility Contract Services is currently seeking dynamic and goal-driven employees for the City of Pembroke Pines Planning and Economic Development Department. Employees that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service and who are passionate about making a difference in local government.This exciting opportunity in the City of Pembroke Pines operates 4 days a week (Monday through Thursday 7:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.) and offers excellent compensation and benefits including health insurance and 401(k) with a Company match.NATURE OF WORK:Performs professional work involving the housing and grants programs within the Planning and Economic Development department. Researches and coordinates housing programs. Promotes City housing programs where required. Organizes and tracks housing program activities. Responsive to comments / concerns generated by the public, housing consultants / contractors, and the City.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES: Coordinates and monitors the implementation of the City's housing grant programs through the City's housing program administrator consultant. Ensures grant projects are being administered in a timely manner. Creates internal status reports on housing projects in coordination with data provided by the city housing administrator consultant. Assists with budget and tracking of balances related to housing grant funds. Attends meetings and training related to affordable housing and housing grant programs. Assists in the creation of City agenda items, Resolutions and Ordinances pertaining to housing grant programs and affordable housing projects. Assists in the creation and distribution of public notices and public outreach materials related to housing programs. Provide assistance to the general public related to City Housing Programs. Mediates issues and concerns between program housing administrator consultant, program contractors, inspectors and homeowners as needed. Coordinates with the finance department personnel to ensure grant funds are dispensed appropriately. Coordinates with the building department to ensure housing projects requiring building permits are processed in a timely manner. Promotes availability of City housing grant programs. Performs site visits for housing grant projects when required and to document the progress on those projects. Receives and reviews housing development and grant projects for accuracy. Creates and implements customer satisfaction surveys related to the implementation of housing programs. Recommends updates and modifications to city housing grant strategies based on program and performance. Assists with the compilation of data and presentation materials related to the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee. Attend meetings, possibly afterhours, of the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee. Monitors legislation and changes to program requirements related to housing programs and affordable housing. Performs other related duties as assigned and/or required.QualificationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Public Administration, Marketing, Planning, or related filed; supplemented two years of progressively responsible experience in economic and community development to include federal and state grant programs; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience is preferred.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:Possession of a valid, appropriate driver's license and an acceptable driving record.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Knowledge of business English and spelling. Spanish speaker is a plus.General knowledge of laws, codes and regulations related to City Housing Programs.General knowledge of publicly funded programs such as CDBG, HOME, SHIP, NSPGeneral knowledge of the building permit process.Ability to read, interpret and explain City, State, and Federal laws, ordinances and regulations applicable to the work.Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.Ability to clearly communicate information both verbally and in writing.Ability to operate basic office equipment.Ability to operate a City vehicle.Ability to access, operate and maintain various software applications.Ability to perform routine mathematical computations and tabulations accurately and efficiently.Ability to read, update and maintain various records and files.BENEFITS:One of the many advantages of working with the Vesta Property Services family of companies are the great benefits that we offer to you and your eligible dependents. We offer benefits that foster the health and well-being of you and your family such as medical, dental and vision coverage along with programs to enhance your financial security such as disability, life insurance and a 401 (k) retirement plan just to name a few. Benefits are offered to full-time employees (30+ hours per week).AAP/EEO StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.DRUG FREE WORKPLACEIn compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, Facility Contract Services has a longstanding commitment to provide a safe, quality-oriented and productive work environment consistent with the standards of the community in which the company operates. Alcohol and drug abuse poses a threat to the health and safety of Facility Contract Services employees and to the security of the company's equipment and facilities. For these reasons, Facility Contract Services is committed to the elimination of drug and alcohol use and abuse in the workplace.OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNEDThe above statements reflect the general information considered necessary to descript the principle functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Keywords: FCS SERVICES LLC, Hollywood , Housing Specialist, Other , hollywood, Florida

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