Housing Analyst I (20128015)
311 Vernon Street Roseville, 95678
FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting applications until closing at 5 pm, June 22, 2021
IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.
The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the Regular and Full-time position of Housing Analyst I in the Economic Development Department. The current opening is a limited term, benefitted and full-time position but the list may be utilized to fill future regular, temporary and limited term vacancies in the City for the duration of the list. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8 -5 pm; a flex schedule may be available.
The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.
The City of Roseville (COR) incorporates the following Core Competencies as part of the City's culture:
- Focus on people: Develop and deliver service-oriented solutions that meet or exceed expectations.
- Build trust: Ensure honesty and integrity to gain confidence and support of others.
- Ensure accountability: Take responsibility for the outcomes of one's own work and foster a sense of ownership in others.
- Communicate effectively: Deliver clear, concise messages and actively listen to ideas and questions.
- Collaborate inclusively: Build effective working partnerships, alliances, and teams.
- Make quality decisions: Make sound, timely decisions and recommendations.
- Be adaptable/agile: Change approach or methods to best fit the situation and effectively balance competing priorities.
To perform professional administrative and technical duties related to the City's affordable housing programs; and to provide highly responsible technical staff assistance in conducting analyses of such programs.
This is the entry level class in the Housing Analyst series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees work under general supervision while learning job tasks.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
- Receives general supervision from assigned management or supervisory personnel.
- May exercise direct supervision over technical and administrative support personnel.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Provide responsible professional and technical assistance in the development, administration and implementation of assigned housing programs which may include housing rehabilitation, oversight and coordination of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funded-projects, qualifying low income loan applications and grant contract administration of federal and state housing programs such as Housing Choice Voucher (federal rental assistance through the Housing Authority), HOME, Cal Home, BEGIN and CDBG.
- Determine eligibility criteria for housing programs and rating and ranking methods related to applicant funding requests; recommend appropriate funding mechanisms and coordinate loan packages and payments, subordinations; and maintain portfolios related to outstanding loans.
- Assist in the development of new program elements and program modifications as assigned in order to meet program goals and objectives; monitor and coordinate the operation of assigned housing program areas; perform analytical work including feasibility analysis of development projects; assist in formulating program policies, goals and procedures.
- Monitor and coordinate on-going operations of assigned program areas; maintain documentation and supporting records and statistics.
- Negotiate and monitor compliance of various grant agreements or affordable housing agreements entered into between service providers or developers and the City.
- Provide highly responsible analytical staff assistance including conducting specific and/or comprehensive surveys and analyses of a variety of alternative housing options and funding mechanisms.
- Assist in the preparation of assigned program and project budgets; prepare budget recommendations relative to assigned housing program responsibilities; coordinate and compile budget recommendations submitted by staff from other City divisions/departments related to housing programs; research past expenditures and revenues and project future expenditures.
- Monitor assigned budget(s) on a regular basis; review purchase requisitions and confirm available funds and authorizations; analyze budget information regarding revenues/expenditures and prepare reports in accordance with requirements of local, State, and Federal funding sources.
- Analyze and monitor utilization of budget authority; analyze costs and trends; develop and implement leasing strategy; forecast and monitor units leased ensuring compliance with budget authority; submit required data to regulatory agencies.
- Perform quality control audits of caseload to ensure correct calculations and compliance with regulatory requirements and deadlines.
- Prepare grant proposals according to funding source requirements; monitor approved grants to ensure compliance with conditions and regulations; maintain appropriate documentation and records; participate in audits conducted by grant authority.
- Prepare and administer contracts and memoranda of understanding related to various housing programs and projects; participate in and coordinate and/or facilitate internal and external committees and staff meetings.
- Prepare and make presentations to a variety of groups, including developers, lenders, neighborhood groups and others regarding affordable housing issues and concerns; prepare and present workshops for property owners, contractors, and various City/other agency inspectors; work with a variety of parties to ensure compliance with rules and regulations.
- Respond to requests for information from the general public, City staff, developers, and other interested parties; research requested information and make recommendations appropriate to resolving inquiries and/or complaints.
- Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of assigned staff.
- Participate in the selection of staff; provide and coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures.
- Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
- Perform related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of :
- Principles and practices of affordable housing program administration and funding methods.
- Principles and practices of program and project management.
- Basic budget preparation and monitoring.
- Research methods and procedures including statistical analysis and report writing.
- Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations.
- Modern office equipment and methods including use of computer applications in word processing, spreadsheet, database, and visual presentation.
Ability to :
- Perform professional work in the development, administration and implementation of a variety of affordable housing programs.
- On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures.
- On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight or 10 pounds of less.
- Interpret and apply complex policies, procedures, rules and regulations; understand and apply statistical information as related to the implementation and operation of a variety of affordable housing programs.
- Prepare and make formal and informal presentations of housing program information in a clear and understandable manner.
- Administer assigned program and/or project responsibilities; prepare complex reports; evaluate and develop procedures and policies and make related recommendations.
- Exercise initiative and independent judgment in sensitive situations; interview, research, problem solve, and negotiate.
- Supervise, train and evaluate assigned technical and administrative support personnel.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Attend evening or weekend meetings outside of usual working hours, as required.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
No professional experience required.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
An Associate's degree or 60 semester units of college level course work including 18 units in a major field of study and 21 units in general education from an accredited college or university and two years of increasingly responsible advanced journey level technical experience in affordable housing program management may be substituted for the Bachelor's degree.
An Associate's degree or 60 semester units of college level course work including 18 units in a major field of study and 21 units in general education from an accredited college or university and three years of increasingly responsible journey level technical experience, including one year at the advanced journey level in affordable housing program management may be substituted for the Bachelor's degree.
An Associate's degree or 60 semester units of college level course work including 18 units in a major field of study and 21 units in general education from an accredited college or university and four years of increasingly responsible journey level technical experience in affordable housing program management may be substituted for the Bachelor's degree.
License or Certificate :
- Possession of a valid California driver's license by date of appointment.
- Possession of a Real Estate or Contractor's license is highly desirable.
- Your responses to questions 2-3, the applicant's education, training and experience, will be scored using a pre-determined formula. Your responses to these questions must be consistent with your employment application information. This experience must also be described in the "Work Experience" section of this application. Responses to the supplemental questionnaire that are inconsistent from your "Work Experience" section in the application will not be scored. I understand and agree with the above instructions.
- Was any of the work experience listed on your application an unpaid internship, or volunteer work? If so, please list below which ones.
- How many years of experience do you have in affordable housing programs?
- Less than 1 year
- 1-2 years
- 2-3 years
- 3-4 years
- 4+ years
- Describe your knowledge and experience regarding administering affordable housing programs, specifically the Housing Choice Voucher program and any other federal funding.
- Identify your experience in supporting homeless services and/or rapid rehousing and your role coordinating with non-profits and other service providers.
6. Describe your experience in excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.
All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will have their application scored in a Formula Rate Examination. The applicant's experience and education will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the Employment List. Supplemental questions will be utilized by the department hiring authority to make interview and selection determinations. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.
THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS. MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.
For more information regarding the City's benefits, visit our website at here. This position is in Local 39.
The following options apply to the evaluation of college degrees from countries outside the United States:
- Educational background from a foreign country may be evaluated by an accredited United States college or university listed on the U.S. Department of Education Database of Accredited Post-Secondary Institutions and Programs website.
- Verification of degree equivalency may be obtained from organizations that provide foreign education credential evaluation services. The City of Roseville will accept verification from any of listed member agencies found at www.naces.org
- A copy of the foreign credential evaluation verification must be attached to the employment application.
- Applicants who do not provide this verification will be eliminated from further consideration.