Urban Renewal Project Manager
City of Lowell - Planning & Development

Job Order #: 16095139

Lowell, MA 01852

Full Time

35 hours per week

POSTED 1/10/2022

EXPIRES 4/10/2022

Job Description

SUMMARY
Manages the implementation of the City's urban renewal plan. Is responsible for all state reporting requirements associated with the plans. Manages all real estate acquisitions, relocations, and dispositions. Works with designers and consultants as necessary to develop plans and specifications to meet specific goals and objectives of the plans. Meets and works with businesses, residents and organized neighborhood groups to encourage input in the City's implementation efforts and to promote involvement in achieving goals of the plans. Manages and monitors multiple funding sources and seeks available grants and funding sources for plan implementation. Also, manages and monitors all public and private projects related to the plans.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may
be assigned.
-Promotes development opportunities in Plan areas; coordinates with City departments, private and public agencies to facilitate development.
-Identifies and pursues appropriate funding; manages funding for plans; prepares grant applications and funding requests.
-Coordinates negotiations and procedures for property acquisition and disposition, including property appraisals and appraisal reviews.
-Organizes and administers Citizen Advisory Committee and regular reporting and coordination with the DPD's Senior Staff.
-Prepares reports, plans, budgets, memoranda, and general documentation required by the State.
-Manages contracts for professional services and construction services related to City's urban renewal plans.
-Advises on development issues and programs within the Plan areas.
-Assists in developing regulatory tools and programs to enhance the community's ability to redevelop blighted areas of the City.
-Responds to written and telephone inquiries from governmental agencies and the public; provides guidance concerning the applicability of the Plans laws, regulations and preparation of applications; prepares responses to correspondence.
-Attends public meetings; may represent City at Council Meetings.
-May represent City at City Council meetings and;
-Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's Degree (BA) in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Political Science, Engineering or related field required; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's Degree preferred. 2-3 years experience in a related field required. Demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Computer skills, including Microsoft Office

Please email Shaun McCarthy at shaun.mccarthy@masshirelowellcc.com to learn how to apply

How To Apply

Please email Shaun McCarthy at shaun.mccarthy@masshirelowellcc.com to learn how to apply

Address

50 Arcand DRIVE # 2
Lowell, MA 01852

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Shift

First

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Per Diem Position

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Union Position

Yes

Apprenticeship

No

Pay

$78,781.56 per year

Benefits

  • Major Medical
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Short Term Disability Leave
  • Long Term Disability Leave

Benefit Details

Name

Shaun McCarthy

Title

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Email

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Phone

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Address

MassHire Lowell Career Center 107 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852

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