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Neighborhood Resources Coordinator I

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Website City of Sacramento, CA

THE POSITION
DEFINITION

To assist citizens in identifying neighborhood and community needs and to coordinate efforts to address those needs. To assist with the implementation of neighborhood-based programs and services. This is accomplished through collaboration with neighborhood/ community organizations the City other government agencies, and departments.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is the entry-level class in the Neighborhood Resources Coordinator series. Incumbents in the class perform basic neighborhood resources work. As experience is acquired, the employee performs with increasing independence.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Direction is provided by a management level position. Assignments of the Neighborhood Resources Coordinator II may require the direct or indirect supervision of lower level personnel and volunteers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
TYPICAL DUTIES

– Act as a liaison between the City and the community on neighborhood issues.
– Serve as a resource on neighborhood related services, programs, and issues.
– Act as a liaison between City Council office and the department as appropriate.
– Represent the department at meetings and events as appropriate.
– Conduct and prepare special studies, analyses, and reports related to neighborhood services and programs.
– Analyze community or neighborhood needs to develop goals and objectives for implementing neighborhood programs.
– Work effectively with City and other governmental/community agencies to identify and address neighborhood needs and concerns.
– Develop and maintain resource directory including existing neighborhood organizations, interested citizens, agencies, and other community resources, services, and programs.
– Coordinate and organize community improvement, special neighborhood clean-up, and other neighborhood related activities and events.
– Attend and facilitate meetings with other organizations and agencies to coordinate efforts and resources.
– Participate in grant application process including conducting research and writing grant.
– Develop presentation, promotional, and educational materials such as visual aids, newsletters, and brochures.
– Receive inquiries from the general public and follow through as appropriate.
– Directly and indirectly supervise staff and volunteers at neighborhood service related facilities and programs.
– Other related duties may also be performed; not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual holding this classification.
QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of:

– Fundamentals of local government operations.
– Principles and practices of organizing and implementing neighborhood-based programs.

Ability to:

– Plan, organize, and direct neighborhood programs.
– Speak before community groups and general public and maintain effective public relations.
– Prepare written reports, promotional and educational materials, and records.
– Use common computer software packages such as desktop publishing.
– Communicate clearly and effectively, oral and written.
– Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

One year of experience in developing and implementing community-based programs for or with community organizations.

AND

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business, public administration, political science, psychology, sociology, social welfare or closely related field.

-OR-

Three years of experience in developing and implementing community-based programs for or with community organizations.

AND

An Associate of Arts degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in business, public administration, political science, psychology, sociology, social welfare or closely related field.

Substitution:

Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

PROOF OF EDUCATION

Should education be used to qualify for this position, then proof of education such as, but not limited to, university/college transcripts and degrees must be submitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office as an attachment(s) to the online application, faxed to (916) ###-####, or emailed to …@cityofsacramento.org by the final filing deadline . If submitting via fax/email, please include your name and Job #016968-21-CM on your documents. Unofficial documents and/or copies are acceptable. Applicants are responsible for attaching proof of education to each position for which they apply.

An applicant with a college degree obtained outside the United States must have education records evaluated by a credentials evaluation service. This evaluation must be submitted by the final filing deadline .

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS

Driver License:

Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License at the time of appointment. Loss of the Class C Driver License is cause for discipline. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD:

Employees must complete twelve (12) months of probation at a satisfactory performance level prior to gaining permanent status.

THE SELECTION PROCEDURE
Please note, the City of Sacramento’s preferred method of communication with applicants is via e-mail. As such, please ensure you verify the e-mail address on your application, and check your e-mail frequently, including your spam and junk folders. All e-mail notifications can also be accessed through the governmentjobs.com applicant inbox.

1. Application: (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit online a City of Sacramento employment application by the final filing deadline ;

  • Employment applications must be submitted online; paper applications will not be accepted.
  • Employment applications will be considered incomplete and will be disqualified:
    • If applicants do not list current and/or past job-related experience in the duties area of the “Work Experience” section. Note: Qualifying experience is based on 40 hours per week (pro-rated if less than 40 hours/week).
    • If “see resume” is noted in the “Work Experience” section; a resume will not substitute for the information required in the “Work Experience” section.
  • Proof of education such as, but not limited to, university/college transcripts and degrees must be submitted online with your application, emailed to …@cityofsacramento.org, or sent to the Employment Office by fax by the final filing deadline .
  • Applicants are responsible for attaching proof of education, certification, and/or license to each position for which they apply.
  • Position/job titles will not be considered in determining eligibility for meeting the minimum qualifications for this position.
  • If you’re requesting Veteran’s credit, a copy of your DD214 must be submitted online with your application, delivered in person, or sent to the Employment Office by email/fax or mailed by the final filing deadline. Information regarding the use of Veteran’s credit can be found in the Civil Service Board rules under rule 4.9C

2. Screening Committee: (Pass/Fail)- Human Resources will evaluate employment applications for the minimum qualifications stated on the job announcement.

3. Training and Experience Test: (Weighted 100%) – The Supplemental Questionnaire located at the end of the application is the Training and Experience Exam. Only the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will become candidates and their supplemental questionnaire will be rated and scored. This exam will evaluate the relevance, level, and progression of a candidate’s education, training and experience. Therefore, your responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough and complete because the exam score will determine your ranking on the eligible list for this job. When completing the supplemental questionnaire, please note:

  • Responses to the supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online; paper questionnaires will not be accepted.
  • Incomplete supplemental questionnaires will not pass the review process; omitted information cannot be considered or assumed.
  • A resume will not substitute for the information required in the supplemental questionnaire.

4. Eligibility: Candidates who pass the Training and Experience Test will be placed on the eligible list. The hiring department may contact candidates for interview at any time during the life of the one-year list.

5. Conditional Hire: Upon receipt of a conditional offer, the selected candidate must complete and pass LiveScan/fingerprinting. If applicable, candidates may also need to pass a pre-employment medical exam, controlled substance and/or alcohol test, and possess any required licensure or certification prior to receiving a start date from the Department. Failure to meet these prerequisites will be grounds for withdrawal of your conditional offer of employment.

QUESTIONS:
For questions concerning this job announcement and the application process:

  • Please visit for a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to the application process.
  • For technical support between 6 AM – 5 PM PT, contact Live Applicant Support at (855) ###-####.
  • Visit the City of Sacramento Human Resources Department website at ;

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