Redevelopment Authority of the County of Berks Seeking Housing Coordinator

Position

 

Housing Coordinator

Description 

 

The Housing Coordinator is a mid-level planning position and requires a high level of
self-direction and project management skills. The individual is responsible for the oversight of projects essential to the implementation of the housing portion of the County’s Comprehensive Plan and the Imagine Berks Strategic Economic Development Action Plan.

Job Requirements

 

• Collaborate with planning partners to address housing issues facing Berks County.
• Recommend policy and implementation strategies affecting land use related to housing.
• Analyze data and apply findings to interpret housing issues and develop appropriate planning policies and strategies.
• When requested, provide technical assistance on housing issues to client municipalities, planning partners, and the public.
• Research and analyze revitalization, redevelopment, and housing needs in Berks County.
• Assist in the development and implementation of housing and revitalization plans and studies.
• Review and analyze regulatory controls and how they impact housing, economic development and revitalization efforts.
• Coordinate with internal and external economic development and housing partners.
• Develop content and programs for housing planning sessions and forums.
• Attend and participate in professional conferences and seminars and review professional literature to remain up-to-date on current housing issues.
• Serve on in-house project teams, as needed.
• Perform other duties, tasks and special housing projects, as required.
• Assist with the preparation of municipal comprehensive plans, zoning ordinances, subdivision and land development ordinances, and special planning studies.
• Attend evening meetings as required.
• Provide assistance on map development, grant writing, data and information sharing.
• Pursue grant funding to create and implement new programs.

How to Apply 

 

Send resumes and cover letters to Kenneth L. Pick, Executive Director of the Redevelopment Authority to kpick@berksredevelop.org

Deadline

 

12/31/2023