Under general supervision, performs experienced para-professional work planning, organizing, and coordinating projects relating to the development of County and/or community resources.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: (Note: The listed duties are illustrative only and are not intended to describe each and every function which may be performed in the job class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.)
Coordinates and monitors each phase of a project from conception, through implementation, to completion and serves as the liaison to other agencies and individuals involved in the project.
Conducts research for each project, including collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data for use in developing recommendations for project implementation.
Meets with County officials, community interest groups, and other interested parties to gather input for developing projects.
Prepares project status reports for management on a periodic basis or when requested.
Maintains complete files on each project. Ensures completion of forms and other items needed for each project in order to comply with local, State and federal codes and regulations.
May estimate revenue from projects, develop or assist in developing project budgets, and monitor project budgets in order to ensure expenditures are within budget parameters.
May perform needs assessments or surveys.
May prepare grant proposals to be used in funding specific projects.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, Social Science, English, a field related to the area of assignment, or any closely related field.
Additional qualifying education and/or experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities may be substituted one for the other on a year for year basis.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: In the event of a hurricane, major storm, natural or man-made disaster that may threaten the area, the employee will be required to perform emergency duties as directed.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (Note: The knowledge, skills, and abilities identified in this class specification represent those needed to perform the duties of this class. Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities may be applicable for individual positions.)
Good knowledge of basic research practices.
Good knowledge of recordkeeping practices and procedures.
Good knowledge of the principles of management, organization, and administration.
Some knowledge of the functions and operations of the assigned unit.
Ability to coordinate projects.
Ability to prepare comprehensive written and electronic reports.
Ability to analyze problems and data and recommend solutions.
Ability to organize and schedule work.
Ability to learn applicable federal, state, and County laws, regulations, and codes pertaining to the area of assignment.
Ability to learn cost control and estimating techniques and procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This is mainly sedentary work.