Salary Range: Starts at $66,597 (offers above this amount are dependent upon qualifications)
Posted Date: June 14, 2019
Closing Date: July 4, 2019 11:59 p.m.
The Collier County Board of County Commissioners is seeking a knowledgeable, results-oriented professional to serve as a CRA Operations Manager. This position is responsible to develop, manage and implement redevelopment and economic revitalization programs and projects within the Bayshore Gateway Triangle Community Redevelopment Area.
The selected candidate will be primarily be responsible for the following:
Prepare and present the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) work plan/updates to the CRA Advisory Board; responds to questions and requests for additional information from the Advisory Board; obtains approvals for the CRA programs; and implements program plans and projects.
Coordinates program implementation, including capital projects and revisions to land development regulations. Reviews and presents design and construction plans pertaining to program projects; makes recommendations concerning improvements, modifications, design strategies, structural systems, or other aspects of program project development to the CRA Advisory Board.
Prepares written reports regarding redevelopment activities and proposes projects and makes public presentations to elected officials/CRA Board. Coordinates redevelopment activities and projects with other governmental agencies, private-sector developers, funding agencies. Coordinates the planning and implementation of economic development and redevelopment projects including public improvements and monitoring status of engineering work and planning processes. Coordinates the selection and manages consultants as maybe necessary to assist the CRA with specialized redevelopment, economic development, financing and legal services.
Prepares and delivers written and oral presentations on capital projects for a variety of audiences including civic groups, Chamber of Commerce, local boards and /or commissions, and other interested organizations; provides information on project proposals, plans, status and costs; answers questions; responds to inquiries; and resolves complaints. Prepares Annual Report for the Redevelopment Agency as required by State law.
Monitors project construction for quality control and to ensure that the CRA project objectives are being met. Identifies, prepares and presents grant opportunities to secure funding for various capital projects, administer awarded grants and ensure compliance with grant requirements. Monitors project costs; tracts expenditures; reviews and approves billing invoices; and maintains costs records.
Communicates with supervisor, County officials, employees, other divisions, attorneys, engineers, designers, consultants, contractors, developers, vendors/suppliers, utility companies, state/federal agencies, the public, community organizations, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.
Attends various meetings and hearings, serves on committees, and makes presentations as needed. Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new construction methods, materials, trends, and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.
Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Engineering, Architecture, or a related field; supplemented by six (6) years previous experience and/or training that includes project management, construction supervision, budget administration, contract administration, and experience in specific area of assignment, which may include utilities engineering, transportation engineering, traffic engineering, landscape design/management, environmental program administration, stormwater management, facilities management, solid waste engineering project management (solid waste processing, disposal, transfer, and recycling facilities) or other area of assignment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. A master’s degree is preferred.
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License with any applicable endorsements and maintain eligibility requirements and endorsement(s) to drive a County vehicle as provided in CMA 5805. Fingerprinting required.
Applications must be submitted on-line at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/collier/default.cfm
Collier County is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drug-Free Workplace. Veterans and their spouses may receive preferential treatment.