Revitalization Specialist 1

Organization: New York State Department of State

Posted: May 13, 2019 | Closing: May 22, 2019

Job Description

Provides guidance and technical assistance to communities to prepare, complete and implement revitalization and implementation strategies to achieve downtown and neighborhood revitalization and redevelopment of brownfield sites. Performs outreach activities with officials of cities, villages, towns, counties, community based organizations, New York City Community Boards, local public authorities, local public benefit corporations, school districts and improvement districts to educate about and encourage participation in community planning and development programs administered by the DOS Office of Planning, Development & Community Infrastructure(OPDCI), including the Brownfield Opportunity Areas (BOA) Program and the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI). Manages diverse State construction, design and planning grant contracts for BOA and DRI projects; participates in public hearings and participates with regional level boards and commissions having responsibility for brownfield redevelopment, community revitalization and economic development; assists with formulating and/or modifying OPDCI policies and programs related to community revitalization; may work to develop and facilitate statewide partnerships between OPDCI and private philanthropic institutions to expand financial resources and expertise available to local governments, community-based organizations, and entrepreneurs to promote brownfield redevelopment.

How to Apply

Please submit a copy of your college transcript along with a resume clearly detailing how your work experience meets the minimum qualifications and one professional writing sample to:
Kristine M. Herbert
Bureau of Human Resources Management
99 Washington Ave, Suite 1150
Albany, NY 12231

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