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Housing Program Specialist II

For City of Burlington

GENERAL PURPOSE:
This position is responsible for administering a variety of housing programs. This position
involves reporting, monitoring, record keeping, loan closing, marketing, and procurement for all
City of Burlington housing programs.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provide administrative support for CEDO’s grant programs including but not limited to,
CDBG, HOME and Burlington Lead Program. Administrative support includes but is not
limited to recordkeeping and reimbursement/invoice review and processing.
Responsible for and serve as the CEDO primary point of contact for Davis Bacon Act
compliance for CEDO.
Coordinate and lead the preparation and submittal of the Consolidated Annual
Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).
Support in the preparation and submittal of the Consolidated Plan and the Annual Action
Plans and regularly update IDIS with appropriate housing activity performance data.
Provide housing research support as requested.
Lead the Inclusionary Zoning monitoring and implementation
Support the Housing Program manage to administer the Housing Trust Fund, including
support to coordinate with outside stakeholders.
Support the department to move forward accessory dwelling unit (ADU) policy work
Market programs to property owners and tenants.
Distribute and review program applications for completion and eligibility.
Assist Housing Program Manager with HOME project underwriting, compliance, legal
documents, and filing.
Assist property owners with preparing program applications.
Income qualify applicants and tenants for program eligibility.
Prepare project scopes of work for repair, rehabilitation and access projects for the CDBG
Home Improvement Program (HIP).
Assist property owners with identifying contractors, and carrying out the bid process.
Oversee projects from initial contact though completion.
Develop construction contracts, loan documents and oversee loan closings.
Oversee temporary relocations of tenants and property owners during rehabilitation
project.
Manage requisitions for payment.
Assist in information gathering, record keeping, monitoring, data input and report
generation for federal and state grants.
Lead, conduct, and oversee HOME and Inclusionary Zoning Monitoring of incomes, rents
and compliance with other City and federal requirements.
Assist with managing project and program budgets.
Grant writing to support ongoing operation.
Assist department staff with special projects.

Dec 11, 2020
12/18/20 11:59 PM
QUALIFICATIONS/BASIC JOB REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree or equivalent training/experience in real estate, financing, public sector or related field. Three years in real estate, loan closing/servicing, project management, public administration, or related field. Loan originating/underwriting/closing, real estate finance, compliance with government regulations experience preferred. Knowledge of government procurement, reporting, permit process, and federal programs preferred. Regulatory compliance experience required. Ability to screen applicants for program eligibility, develop marketing materials, and represent CEDO in the community. Proficiency in Windows-based software including, but not limited to word processing, spreadsheet, database programs. Ability to work independently and to budget time and work load. Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally. Interact with courtesy when dealing with the public. Must obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license. Additional experience may be substituted for a degree requirement on a two-for-one year basis. Ability to actively support City diversity, equity, and cultural competency efforts within stated job responsibilities and work effectively across diverse cultures and constituencies. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion as evidenced by ongoing trainings and professional development. Regular attendance is necessary and is essential to meeting the expectations of the job functions. Ability to understand and comply with City standards, safety rules and personnel policies.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent training/experience in real estate, financing, public sector or related field.
Burlington
Regular Full-Time
$26.36 - $29.39 Hourly
Applications for this position are only accepted on-line at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/burlingtonvt