Development Services Coordinator

City of Chesapeake - Chesapeake, VA (30+ days ago)3.6

The purpose of the class is to serve as the liaison and facilitator between the City and business developers. The class is responsible for expediting proposals, providing technical assistance, resolving related problems, coordinating with City personnel, and acting as Project Manager. The class plans, organizes, and implements programs within major organizational policies; reports progress of major activities to executive level administrators through reports and conferences.
Serves as liaison and facilitator to expedite proposals through the development process for the City.
Provides technical and administrative assistance including acquiring and communicating information,
coordinating planning and zoning matters, scheduling, and following up on matters relating to the business
development process.
Confers with engineers, developers, architects, and a variety of agencies to resolve engineering and
procedural problems and make strategic recommendations. Coordinates with staff and other City personnel to facilitate activities and accomplish goals.
Acts as Project Manager for various projects by ensuring the flow of development, scheduling of events, and
availability of resources.
Prepares, reviews, and submits various reports for planning and/or submission to commissions, committees,
and boards.
Researches, analyzes, and recommends improvements to the development process.
Performs related tasks as necessary such as making site visits to investigate development progress.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Synthesizes or integrates analysis of data or information to discover facts or develop
knowledge or interpretations; changes policies, procedures, or methodologies based on
new facts, knowledge, or interpretations.
Negotiates and exchanges ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate
policy and programs or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions, or solutions.
Performs work involving the application of principles of logical thinking and scientific,
legal, administrative, professional, or other practices to diagnose or define problems,
collect data and solve abstract problems with widespread unit or organizational impact.
Uses algebra working with such factors as exponents, logarithms, linear and quadratic
equations; concepts of analytic geometry; differentiation and integration of algebraic
functions; statistics applying such functions as frequency distribution, reliability, validity
and correlation techniques; may use financial and econometric models.
Reads scientific and technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, or legal documents;
speaks before professional and civic groups, participating in panel discussions and
speaking extemporaneously on a variety of subjects.
Uses advanced professional level work methods and practices in the analysis,
coordination or interpretation of work of a professional, engineering, legal, or managerial
nature and formulates important recommendations or makes technical decisions that
have an organization wide impact.
Makes decisions as a major part of the job, affecting a major segment of the
organization and the general public; develops policies and practices.

Required Qualifications
Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering, economic development, or closely related field.

Requires a valid driver's license and a driving record that is in compliance with City Driving Standards.

In addition to satisfying the vocational/education standard, this position requires a minimum of six years of related, full-time equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Professional Engineer License preferred.

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