Assist the County Administrator in the daily administration of intergovernmental activities.
Develop public policy for affordable housing and community and economic development activities.
Supervise the Community Development division (including the Housing Assistance Office), serve as Executive Director of the Tarrant County Mayor’s Council, and provide support to the Tarrant Regional Transportation Coalition.
Direct the preparation of planning and grant documents for community-based programs.
Coordinate County-wide community development planning activities.
Coordinate homelessness prevention activities with local agencies and support the criminal justice component of Tarrant County jails, courts, MHMR, and related agencies.
Posting may close at any time.
Tarrant County employees enjoy superior health, retirement, and insurance benefits.
For more information, please click on the link below: http://www.tarrantcounty.com/en/human-resources/employee-benefits.html
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
NOTE: YOU MUST FILL OUT THE WORK HISTORY and EDUCATION SECTIONS OF APPLICATION TO SHOW YOU HAVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION AS REQUIRED BY HIRING DEPARTMENT OR BE DISQUALIFIED.
TO APPLY, must have a Master’s degree or higher in Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field + Five (5) full-time years of work experience in Community Development or Public Administration in a management position.
TO APPLY, must have a Bachelor's degree in Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field + Seven (7) full-time years of work experience in Community Development or Public Administration in a management position.
Master’s degree is preferred.
Knowledge of Federal and state law and regulations governing community development, planning principles, housing development finances, statistical research methodology, business principles, and contract administration.
If hired, must provide proof of educational attainment
at New Hire Processing or during the promotional process.
Tarrant County will conduct background checks on new hires that will include a criminal background check related to convictions and deferred adjudications in the past seven years and may include credit reports, motor vehicle records, employment records and educational attainment. A conviction or deferred adjudication is not an automatic bar to employment. Each case is considered individually.
Physical Demands and Work Environment & Other Requirements
While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is regularly required to perform general office work including visits to construction sites, project sites, etc.
Agency Tarrant County Address 100 E. Weatherford Suite 301
Fort Worth, Texas, 76196-0105 Phone (817) 884-1188