The City of Anaheim seeks a Project Manager Ito perform a
variety of professional level duties and responsibilities involved
in the administration of projects within the Affordable Housing
Development division. The Affordable Housing Development division
manages Rental New Construction, For Sale New Construction,
Affordable Housing Preservation, and Acquisition & Rehabilitation
programs. The Project Manager I will assist the Community
Investment Manager and department with the implementation and
compliance of affordable housing programs including affordable
housing agreements, density bonus ordinance, and affordable housing
residential design guidelines.
Candidates must possess one (1) year of responsible professional
level experience in entitlements processing/development, affordable
housing, urban planning, or grants administration. Supplemented by
a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with
major course work in business administration, public
administration, urban planning, environmental science, or a related
field. An ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator and
possess a strong understanding of development and entitlement
disciplines. Related municipal government / public agency work
experience is highly desirable.
In order to allow the hiring manager to identify candidates that
are best suited to advance to the interview round, applicants
should include a resume and cover letter with their application and
This is the entry level class in the Project Manager series.
This class is distinguished from the Project Manager II by the
performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to
positions within the series. Since this class may be used as a
training class, employees may have only limited related work
experience. Advancement to the "II" level is based on demonstrated
proficiency in performing the full range of assigned duties, and is
at the discretion of higher level supervisory or management
The following functions are typical for this classification.
Incumbents may not perform all of the listed functions and/or may
be required to perform additional or different functions from those
set forth below to address business needs and changing business
Assist with the implementation and compliance of affordable
housing programs including affordable housing agreements, density
bonus ordinance, and development residential design guidelines;
assist with working with other City departments for the
implementation of priority sewer, water and other services for
Research grant application opportunities for the development of
affordable housing projects; assist affordable housing developers
with tax credit and other project financing applications including
Federal and State funding.
Assist in the management of Housing Authority/Housing
Successor-owned properties including lease management, tenant
relocations, demolitions, and site clearance activities
Attend meetings with developers to discuss development
proposals; discuss terms and conditions of various development,
and/or affordable housing agreements; conduct financial analysis of
developer proformas to determine project feasibility; make
recommendations on project approval.
Assist with project budget, scope of work, and schedule of
performance, and ensuring all required project entitlements and
permits are obtained in a timely manner; monitor projects and
agreements for compliance with federal, state, and local laws,
regulations, and guidelines.
Coordinate with other City departments regarding affordable
housing development requirements for various projects; assist with
conducting outreach meetings with neighborhood and other groups to
discuss the status of affordable housing development projects.
Prepare a variety of operational reports regarding proposed and
existing affordable housing development projects; assist with the
preparation and submittal of annual updates on affordable housing
development accomplishments to the State of California; prepare
various reports for submission to the Housing Commission, Planning
Commission, Housing Authority and City Council.
Assist with post-construction management requirements of
developments including tenant lease-up, compliance monitoring, and
any other requirements set forth by the agreement.
Assist with managing development plans and designs for proposed
affordable housing development projects; identify potential
affordable housing development project sites.
Review professional services agreements; assist with ensuring
compliance with project specifications and requirements and
compliance with federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and
guidelines; ensure timely processing and payment of invoices.
Assist with coordinating and updating of department cash flows
and inventory on land held for resale.
Prepare and evaluate Request for Proposals/Request for
Qualifications for site development and professional
Answer questions and respond to requests for information
concerning affordable housing development projects from councils,
commissions, developers, consultants, and the general public;
investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary
to resolve complaints.
Analyze the impact of public improvement requirements on
affordable housing development projects; assist with prioritizing
and determining public improvement project completion dates.
Research and analyze information related to development
projects; identify alternative approaches to affordable housing
development activities; assist with overseeing and coordinating
capital improvements for affordable housing development projects;
review CEQA and NEPA environmental documents.
Analyze current and new legislation pertaining to affordable
housing development projects; assist senior management staff in
responding to various legislative issues affecting affordable
Perform related duties as required.
Experience and Education: One year (1) of responsible
professional level experience in entitlements
processing/development, affordable housing, urban planning, or
grants administration, supplemented by a Bachelor's degree from an
accredited college or university with major course work in business
administration, public administration, urban planning,
environmental science, or a related field.
Knowledge of: Principles and practices of urban planning,
affordable housing development, and architectural design;
principles and practices of public infrastructure and capital
improvements construction administration; methods and procedures of
development and affordable housing development; principles and
practices of contract administration; principles and practices of
project and construction management; land use entitlement and
building permit process for the development of affordable housing
projects; principles and procedures of financial accounting,
budgeting, and financial analysis; methods and techniques of
effective technical, administrative, and financial record keeping,
report preparation, and presentation; principles of business letter
writing; pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and
regulations; office procedures, methods, and equipment including
computers and applicable software applications such as word
processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
Ability to: Interpret construction administration documents and
site plans; prepare plans, specifications, and bid documents;
interpret and explain affordable housing development policies and
procedures; understand, interpret, and apply general and specific
administrative and departmental policies and procedures as well as
applicable Federal, State, and local policies, laws, and
regulations; properly interpret, ensure compliance with, and make
recommendations in accordance with laws, regulations, and policies;
analyze and interpret developer financial statements and proformas;
work cooperatively with other departments, City officials, and
outside agencies; respond tactfully, clearly, concisely, and
appropriately to inquiries from the public, City staff, or other
agencies on issues in area of responsibility; organize and
prioritize timelines and project schedules; manage consultant
contracts; prepare and administer project budgets; prepare clear
and concise reports; operate and use modern office equipment
including a computer and various software packages; communicate
clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and establish
and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted
in the course of work.
License/Certification Required: Possession of a California Class
C driver's license.
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a
sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. The
deadline for the first review of applications is on Friday,June
4,2021 at 5:00PM. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.
Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to
be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at
any time without notice after the first review date.
The selection process will consist of a minimum of skills
examination and oral interview.
The eligibility list established from this recruitment may also
be used to fill the current and/or additional vacancies throughout
Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their
qualifications for this position. Failure to state all pertinent
information may lead to elimination from consideration. Stating
"See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a reference
/ background check (to include a conviction record) and pass a
post-offer pre-employment medical examination (which will include a
drug/alcohol screening). The City of Anaheim utilizes E-Verify and
new employees must provide documentation to establish both identity
and work authorization.
Communication regarding your application and/or status will be
sent to the email address listed on your application. Please check
your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you will
not receive communications by any other method.
Equal Opportunity Employer