Iowa State Job Bank Community Development Coordinator in MUSCATINE, Iowa

Performs routine and complex administrative, technical, and professional work in the field of planning, community and economic development and public administration. Performs administrative, professional, and technical work involving various elements of the City planning as well as community, economic and administrative programs or specific projects. Administers Community Development Block Grant Program and other grant programs; performs planning functions to include land use studies, the processing of subdivision proposals and rezoning requests, historical preservation, recreation, and other City activities as directed.QUALIFICATIONS: Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Economic Development or a related field as well as two years experience preferred in city and regional planning, experience in working with and meeting people; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which would provide the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: Thorough knowledge of community planning, community or economic development and public administration processes, practices and procedures.Demonstrated mastery of the methods of conducting research and field surveys required for the collection, tabulation and evaluation of data.Knowledge of Community Development Block Grant ProgramMust have working knowledge in use of computers. GIS applications are a plus. Skill in writing grant proposals. Skill in reading, understanding and interpreting the intent and purpose of federal grant programs and regulations.Skill in project management, planning, and schedulingSkill in reading and interpreting legal property descriptions and plat maps.Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.Ability to prepare clear and concise reports and keep accurate records.Iowa residency within 30 air miles of City Hall required. Must pass physical and drug screen, and background check prior to hire