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Housing Program Specialist

Brockton Redevelopment Authority

50 School Street, 2nd Floor

Brockton, MA 02301

Position Opening

The Brockton Redevelopment Authority in collaboration with the City of Brockton Mayor’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Housing Program Specialist in the City of Brockton. Successful candidate primary job responsibilities will include developing policies and plans to improve housing opportunities in the City and review and evaluate housing development proposals. Individual will assist in the oversight and coordination of the City of Brockton HOME Investment Partnerships Program, the Community Development Block Grant programs for the Brockton Redevelopment Authority, and other grants related to the creation and/or rehabilitation of affordable housing units.

Qualifications:

Demonstrated work experience of at least 3 years with grant programs. Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration or related field is required.  Master’s degree in Planning or a related field of study is preferred. Knowledge and experience with “Community Development Block Grant” programs preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of housing policy and practices, knowledge of development regulations is required. Knowledge of the Brockton Redevelopment Authority’s policies and programs is preferred.  Must have the ability to makes work decisions in accordance with rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Excellent communication skills in a courteous, efficient and professional manner with staff, oversight Boards and committees and the general public, both verbally and in writing a must. Knowledge of personal computer and Microsoft applications including word processing, database, spreadsheet applications, email, Internet, etc. Ability to maintain detailed financial files and make them readily available upon request.

All interested applicants should send resumes to The Brockton Redevelopment Authority

Attention; Robert Jenkins, Executive Director, at 50 School Street, Brockton, MA 02301 or via email at rjenkins@brocktonredevelopmentauthority.com

APPLICATION DEADLINE: “UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED”

Brockton Redevelopment Authority is an EOE/AA employer. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

AA/EOE

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Interested intern applicants may submit copy of resume and application to Sherry Zou at szou@brocktonredevelopmentauthority.com

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