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Redevelopment Specialist

Salary: Redevelopment Specialist I (#6476)

$23.49-$28.68 hourly / $4,086-$4,988 monthly / Range: 5662

Redevelopment Specialist II (#6477)

$30.15-$36.80 hourly / $5,243-$6,401 monthly / Range: 6162

DEFINITION: Under supervision, plans, coordinates, and implements redevelopment projects that improve urban communities in the unincorporated areas of Santa Barbara County by stimulating private sector investment, resolving infrastructure deficiencies, and enhancing and increasing housing stock, and performs related duties as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This flexibly staffed classification series is distinguished from the class series of Planner I/II by its focus on responsibilities for coordinating various redevelopment projects and their infrastructure, whereas the Planner I/II analyzes general development applications and provides technical land use and environmental information to individuals and other agency representatives. This class is further distinguished from the class of Housing Program Specialist I/II, in which incumbents are responsible for administering individual housing projects that provide mortgage assistance to first-time homebuyers and make loans to homeowners and developers for housing development and rehabilitation projects. Redevelopment Specialist I is the entry-level class in the series and is distinguished from Redevelopment Specialist II in that the former learns to perform the assigned duties while the latter performs the duties at a journey level and with considerably more independence.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

1. Facilitates the progress of Redevelopment Agency projects by researching background information, preparing written materials such as project timelines and budgets, and coordinating necessary meetings and activities with consultants, contractors, other County departments, and outside governmental agencies;
2. Participates in the selection of and monitors the activities and performance of consultants and administers consulting contracts for the Agency;
3. Drafts a variety of legal and contract documents including requests for qualifications and proposals, agreements, loan documents, easements, and related documents required for the completion of Redevelopment Agency projects;
4. Analyzes Federal and State regulations impacting Agency programs and projects and performs real estate analysis of development opportunities;
5. Responds to public inquiries and complaints regarding Agency projects; attends community meetings to solicit feedback from, and to explain Agency projects to, local merchants, organizations, businesses, property owners, and the general public;
6. Serves as liaison between property owners, businesses, County officials, and others regarding economic development projects and programs; negotiates with business and property owners to acquire land for redevelopment projects and assists in the relocation of businesses located in redevelopment project areas;

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:

REDEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST I

1. Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferably including course work in business or public administration, economics, urban and regional planning, or a related field; or,
2. a combination of training, education, and experience that is equivalent to the employment standards listed above and that provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Ability to: read, understand, and apply regulations and policies; perform research and analysis related to economic development or redevelopment; effectively apply the principles of economic development and redevelopment to projects and programs; compile and analyze relevant information and draw valid conclusions; develop recommendations to resolve issues; monitor consultants' compliance with terms and conditions of contracts, and clarify and enforce contract terms; organize and correlate statistical data; communicate verbally to explain policies and regulations to others; compose a variety of written documents using correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation; prepare and give public presentations; record and maintain information for future access; organize work and set priorities to meet deadlines; establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and public; perform basic math computations involving fractions and percentages.

Desirable Qualifications:

Knowledge of: principles and practices of redevelopment, including basic principles of real estate transactions, community building, design, urban and regional planning, and environmental review; applicable state and federal laws including CEQA.

REDEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST II

1. Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferably including course work in business or public administration, economics, urban and regional planning, or a related field AND two years of professional experience in redevelopment, economic development, or a related field; or,
2. two years of experience performing duties equivalent to the class of Redevelopment Specialist I with Santa Barbara County; or,
3. a combination of training, education, and experience that is equivalent to the employment standards listed above and that provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Knowledge of: principles and practices of redevelopment, community building and design, urban and regional planning, and environmental review; procedures and guidelines associated with redevelopment law; marketing and business attraction strategies; principles and practices of local and regional economic development and economic development financing.

In addition to abilities listed for Redevelopment Specialist I, ability to: negotiate with business/property owners, consultants, and developers; review development proposals in order to ensure compliance with Agency plans and policy; interpret, apply, and explain a variety of laws and ordinances affecting Redevelopment Agency projects.

Desirable Qualifications: Knowledge of real estate transactions, real estate finance, and CEQA.

Additional Qualifications: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License may be required.

 



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