Pay Range 12 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$15.4227$23.1340
Hourly (42 hrs.)$14.6883$22.0324
Hourly (56 hrs.)$11.0162$16.5243

Community Development Technician (PPT)

Range: $32,079.14 - $48,118.70 (12)
Position Number: 00020

Position Title: Community Development Technician (PPT)

Position Summary:

This position provides administrative and technical assistance regarding community development, housing and revitalization grants.


Specific Duties:

Coordinates and maintains various programs; provides support and administrative assistance to all program areas


Acts as liaison between City and contractors, consultants, and clients

Handles and documents complaints and recommends program changes to address issues


Provides customer service to potential clients and refers qualified clients to consultant or appropriate city staff


Maintains confidentiality of personal financial information of clients as required by law

Coordinates with other community agencies for resources to assist clients


Researches available grants and recommends potential grant programs to make application for


Assists in the preparation of grant applications


Assists in the preparation of Housing, Revitalization and Neighborhood Plans

Maintains required records for grants and other assigned projects and ensures required reporting is completed on-time

Assists potential clients with homeowner training and other activities so they may qualify for various financial assistance

Documents and requests checks for contractors and consultants

Plans and conducts various community development and planning related workshops


Attends neighborhood meetings and community events to explain program offerings and to solicit interest in various grant programs offered through the City

Performs marketing activities for available Community Development initiatives to build awareness


Performs other related duties as assigned

Physical Demands:

The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending or crouching.  The employee occasionally lifts light objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must distinguish between shades of color. The work is typically performed in an office or at a renovation site.  The employee may be exposed to dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, irritating chemicals, and cold or inclement weather.  The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, and gloves.

Minimum Requirements and Experience (Including Licenses):

Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education

Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years

Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated


Knowledge of HUD guidelines and policies

Knowledge of the functions and goals of the Community Development and Planning Programs

Knowledge of local and state housing codes as well as land development codes

Knowledge of community resources for homeowners

Skill in the use of computers and other office equipment

Skill in oral and written communication


Skill in providing effective customer service


Skill in housing counseling