Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
16300 06 ST F4 C 745-03 02/01/2019
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JOB CODE: 16300

SERIES NATURE OF WORK: The Community Resources Development job series describes work in the development and implementation of programs, provision of technical assistance, and evaluation of proposals for projects to benefit disadvantaged citizens.

DEFINITION: This is beginning level professional work in the development and implementation of community resources development programs for the Department of Community and Economic Development.

An employee in this job assists in the review and analysis of information regarding programs which are aimed at improving the quality of life for socially and financially disadvantaged citizens and include job development, small business development, employment training, management assistance to local community based organizations, tax incentives for businesses to participate in community resources development activities, and grants to agencies to conduct other localized services. Work involves visiting client agencies to provide information and technical assistance on programs; making speeches to local groups on program topics that are not controversial or likely to generate volatile questions; reviewing proposals for projects and funding requests under various programs where guidelines are standard but require professional judgment as to whether they are being met and adhered to; and monitoring and evaluating projects or portions of projects using professional knowledge of the program area. Work may involve assisting higher level specialists in handling more difficult or complex assistance projects. Work is performed under the direct supervision of an administrative supervisor who gives preliminary instructions and reviews work in progress and upon completion for quality, adherence to established standards and instructions, and professional development.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (NOTE: The examples of work are representative of the work, but every position classified to this job may not perform all examples of work listed. Conversely, this is not an all-inclusive list of work examples.):

• Assists in the review of proposals from local community based organizations for participation in bureau programs to ensure they meet established program standards.

• Assists with meetings held with local agencies and subgrantees to discuss their needs and assist them in formulating project proposals to meet these needs.

• Explains standards and guidelines for program participation to using agencies, grantees, and prospective grantees.

• Reviews activities of funded programs and determines from knowledge of program standards and observation of program activities whether or not agencies are meeting standards and makes recommendations for corrective action.

• Assists with presentations for speeches to government, subgrantees, civic, business, and community groups to explain availability and qualification standards for participation in departmental programs.

• Compiles periodic reports of program progress and other statistical information for use in program planning and recommendations.

• Assists with monitoring of subgrantees who administer the provision of services to disadvantaged citizens through a group of specialized programs pertaining to education, health, employment, welfare, and business development.

• Performs related work as required.


• Knowledge of current principles and objectives of community resources development programs for the socially or economically disadvantaged.

• Knowledge of the social, economic, and organizational practices and structure of civic, governmental, and private agencies working with socially or economically disadvantaged persons.

• Knowledge of the current education, employment, health, housing, and welfare problems of socially and economically disadvantaged persons.

• Knowledge of administrative and budgetary principles and practices as they relate to the operation of community resources service agencies.

• Ability to read and interpret written material.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

• Ability to communicate effectively orally.

• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: (NOTE: Based on the Entry Level Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities):

• One year of professional experience in a federal, state, local, or private program providing assistance to socially or economically disadvantaged persons; and a bachelor’s degree in a human services related field such as social work, social services, sociology, or psychology;


• An equivalent combination of experience and training