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Job ID #09-0014 

  • CLOSING DATE: Deadline Extended to December Tuesday, December 9, 2009
  • SALARY: $47,683 – 54,240
  • EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:  A Bachelors Degree in Community Development, Planning or related field and four (4) years experience in community development and residential rehabilitation, with at least two (2) years in project management or an equivalent combination of experience and training.  Experience with CDBG small cities programs helpful.
  • HOURS OF WORK:  35 hours per week, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Under the general direction of the Community Development Director is responsible for the technical and administrative work in the implementation of a variety of community development and residential rehabilitation projects. 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general direction of the Community Development Director. 


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Administers the residential rehabilitation, large home conversion, infrastructure improvement and other community development projects; performs outreach efforts, reviews applications, conducts inspections, coordinates design processes, writes specifications, estimates costs, facilitates bid process, coordinates regulator approvals, monitors construction, mediates disputes and certifies completion of work; ensures local, state and federal regulations are met; serves as staff liaison to loan review committee and to nonprofit groups involved with providing housing and as ex-officio member to Enfield Housing Partnership; provides technical assistance to these groups as necessary; meets with state and local officials, interest groups, property owners and tenants; conducts surveys and research to support activities of Office of Community Development; assists in preparation of grant applications, reports and policies relative to program regulation.  Regular & punctual attendance. 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: Prepares environmental reviews and other documents as needed; recommends program enhancements and modifications for more effective performance; performs related work as required. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.   

Work is performed mostly in office settings.  Some outdoor work is required.  Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment. 

While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to talk and hear; sit; use hands to finger, handle feel or operate objects tools or controls; reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, stand, and walk. 

The employee must occasionally lift, move, push up to 20 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. 

Must be able to perform highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge, its application to a variety of situations, as well as exercise of independent judgment. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions or airborne particles. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet in the office and moderate in the field. 


KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of construction practices, methods and materials; considerable knowledge of bidding and zoning regulations and state/federal regulations applicable to housing and housing rehabilitation; ability to read and interpret rough and finished construction plans and specifications and to prepare same; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with staff, town and state officials, property owners, tenants and general public; ability to research and prepare written and oral reports and to use initiative, tact and judgment in carrying out assignments; knowledge of CDBG small cities regulations helpful.

This job description is not, nor is it intended to be, a complete statement of all duties, functions and responsibilities that comprise this position.

Interested applicants apply by December 9,2008.  Applications are available on-line at www.enfield-ct.gov, or by calling the Human Resources Department at (860) 253-6345.  Choose ONE of the following ways to apply:

(1) mail completed applications or resumes to Town of Enfield, Human Resources Department, 820 Enfield Street, Enfield, CT 06082

(2) e-mail your resume to jobs@enfield.org, or

(3) fax your resume or application to (860) 253-6264.  The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).   If you need an accommodation in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department.  EOE/AA/M/F 

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