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Location: Clearwater, FL
Salary: $49,600 - $54,560 DOQ
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
- 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.
Licenses, Certifications, and Equipment: A valid State driver's license is required.
Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Communications, Public Policy, or related field 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.
- 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
- 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
How to Apply
Applications may be filed online at: http://www.myclearwater.com