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Location: Clearwater, FL

NEIGHBORHOOD COORDINATOR

Opening Date: 06/08/20

Closing Date: Continuous until position filled

Target Entry Salary: $47,673 - $50,057 DOQ

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Under general direction, the Neighborhood Coordinator assists, supports, empowers neighborhoods, and engages residents in placemaking programs. Coordinates resources, addresses issues, build relationships, and serves as a liaison between neighborhoods and City.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Fosters, encourages, and builds strong neighborhoods within the City; supports neighborhood initiated projects and events, coordinates with other City departments to respond to inquiries or address resident concerns from the neighborhood and homeowners associations.
  • Attends, and presents at various neighborhood and homeowners association meetings, or facilitates other City departments' participation when requested; shares materials, develops partnerships with the residents and associations, and facilitates neighborhood vitality and community.
  • Plans, coordinates, and participates in the City's annual Neighborhoods Day and all related activities; creates schedules for council members, and vendors; processes applications and grant disbursement forms.
  • Develops, organizes and collaborates with other City departments on neighborhood placemaking initiatives.
  • Creates and/or collaborates with City employees/departments, citizens, and community groups on a variety of projects, events, and materials; supports City initiatives requiring outreach to the public and the community; identifies neighborhood stakeholders, builds relationships, and creates strategies for engagement.
  • Communicates with neighborhood associations, community organizations, and various City departments through a variety of methods.
  • Participates on various committees as required.
  • Works with the community to address membership and other community concerns; strives to create cohesive exchange of information between the City and its residents.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Licenses, Certifications, and Equipment:
A valid State driver's license is required.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning, Political Science, or Government AND three (3) years of experience in neighborhood planning, volunteer/project management; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered. Master's Degree is preferred.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Knowledge of –

  • Customer service, relationship building, and engaging community and neighborhood members; community outreach
  • Placemaking, event planning, and project management
  • Marketing and promotion of programs and services
  • Communication and outreach using various approaches and technologies
  • General office policies and procedures
  • Record keeping and report preparation
  • Computers and general office equipment 

Skill in –

  • Developing, coordinating, and implementing Neighborhood programs and services
  • Organizing work and setting priorities to meet deadlines
  • Engaging with neighborhoods and associations
  • Preparing and delivering public presentations
  • Researching, compiling, and preparing information for neighborhood development
  • Establishing good relationships with community, City departments, and fellow staff
  • Operating a computer with proficiency; typing and software

The City of Clearwater is Equal Opportunity Employer

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.myclearwater.com