Applying To: Special Assistant for Development

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  • Minimum: $64,844.00
  • Maximum: $101,634.00

Nature of Work

This is an upper level management position in the Community Development Administration.  Responsibilities include serving as liaison with the Board of Aldermen with respect to the budget and funding of development projects; preparing and transmitting monthly status reports to aldermen concerning the status of projects, commitments, and expenditures within wards; assisting in the development of agency policies and strategies; supervising all monitoring functions; and representing the agency in the absence of the Executive Director.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Special Assistant for Development

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Studies, or a related field; and, four years of progressively responsible administrative and fiscal experience involving federally assisted urban development programs; OR, an equivalent combination of experience and education. 

Must be knowledgeable of relevant federal programs and regulations.

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted upon request.

When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation.  Applicants will only receive credit for their experience and education as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment.  Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS:  To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request.  The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.

CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points.  City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points. 

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%

O.C. 3514
April 18, 2022
Reopened 09/30/22
Reopened 12/02/22

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