EMPLOYMENT OPP: CDBG Project Manager (Prince George's Co, MD)

Project Manager, Division of Neighborhood Revitalization
Recruitment #16-001206-0002
DHCD - Div of Neighborhood Revitalization
4/26/2016 11:13:00 AM
5/10/2016 11:59:00 PM
$22.40 - $29.08/hour (Grade 17/base - step 9)
Amy Kipersztok
Prince George's 
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This is a long-term contractual position with limited State Benefits  
Work that matters.  The Maryland Department of Housing & Community Development is a national leader in revitalizing communities and financing affordable housing. Our team is looking for members that will challenge the status quo, effectively communicate ideas and issues, and independently bring forth practical and efficient solutions and improvements.   
The Department has an immediate opening for a Project Manager in its Division of Neighborhood Revitalization.  This individual must be a highly organized, customer oriented, self-motivated, team player with financial and project management experience.  This position will operate primarily out of the Division’s office in Lanham, Maryland.    This position will manage activities falling under the Community Development Block Grant Program and the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery in the Division of Neighborhood Revitalization at DHCD.
DHCD offers in-house training opportunities, flexible work schedules, and casual dress on Fridays.
This position will operate primarily out of the Division’s office in Lanham, Maryland with occasional travel to a satellite office in Baltimore.
This position will manage activities falling under the Community Development Block Grant Program and the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program in the Division of Neighborhood Revitalization. The incumbent will manage grants, monitor projects, provide technical assistance, assist with the development and implementation of program policies and procedures and will work closely with key officials, local governments, nonprofit organizations and other internal and external customers to ensure compliance with regulations, policy, laws and standards.
Please read job announcement carefully. Minimum qualifications are required; if you do not meet the criteria you will not be considered for this position.
Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Four years of administrative or professional experience in financing and providing technical assistance for development or rehabilitation of multifamily or single family housing; neighborhood revitalization and business development; community infrastructure development; or historic preservation programs.
1.    Additional administrative or professional experience as defined above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2.    Additional job-related education may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience at a rate of thirty credit hours for each year of experience.
3.    Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in business and industry classification or business and industry specialty codes in the housing management field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.   
·         Experience with the federal Community Development Block Grant Program and HUD fair housing and equal opportunity regulations. 
·         Experience administering grant programs to nonprofit organizations, governments and or local jurisdictions.
·         Applicant must be proficient in MS Office Suite and demonstrate competence with written and verbal communications.
Must be willing to work in Prince George's County.
Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Please provide transcripts, certifications or diplomas to document educational or certification qualifications. Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted with your application. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification.
The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Report all experience and education that is related to this position.
DHCD offers a flexible work schedule, advancement and career path opportunities, casual business dress on Fridays, and a competitive salary.
Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to: Amy Kipersztok, Department of Housing & Community Development Office of Human Resources, 7800 Harkins Road Lanham, MD 20706. All application materials must be received by the filing deadline.  If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email to dhcd.careers@maryland.gov.
Please include the following information in the body of the email:
·         Attn: Amy Kipersztok, Senior Generalist
·         Your First and Last Name
·         Recruitment #
·         Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment
Incorrect application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted. If you are interested in the position and cannot apply online please fill out the revised paper application which can be found on JobAps.  For questions concerning this position, please call 301-429-7418.
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay 
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

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This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.