|DEFINITION: This position provides direct services and activities to Longmont neighborhoods that promote and enhance the quality of life within all neighborhoods. Collaborate with residents, community members and other City staff to build neighborhood capacity to identify and resolve neighborhood issues. Coordinate City, community and neighborhood resources to effectively address neighborhood concerns and problems and to create a partnership approach to municipal service delivery. Collaborate with neighborhoods that are involved in the City’s Neighborhood Revitalization process; effectively facilitate community meetings; assist residents in organizing neighborhood activities; ability to work with a diverse populations and work across cultures. Serve as liaison to the neighborhoods that are involved in the City’s Neighborhood Revitalization effort with other City Departments and Divisions. This is a professional position requiring significant interpersonal skills and the ability to promote trust, collaboration and inclusion, and must be able to work independently and as part of team.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Assist the Community & Neighborhood Resources Supervisor to collaborate with neighborhoods to organize registered neighborhood groups, build neighborhood identity and proactively identify neighborhood needs and facilitate and mobilize neighborhood and community-based strategies to enhance the quality of life in neighborhoods. Assist the Community & Neighborhood Resources Supervisor to facilitate community meetings to gain consensus on issues and strategies to resolve those issues. Provide support to residents in organizing neighborhood activities that promotes community development by facilitating, mentoring, coaching and/or providing technical assistance
WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is generally performed in both a standard office environment and in community-based settings requiring local travel. Frequent after-hours work is required to attend evening and weekend community and related meetings.
QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a BA from an accredited college with major emphasis in social science, public administration, human relations, community development or related field and 2 to 4 years professional experience in community relations or development, neighborhood organizing, public administration, non-profit community services, community group facilitation, coordinating and problem solving. A valid Colorado driver’s license required. Strong bilingual (English/Spanish) are required.
Selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, background investigation, criminal background check, and substance screening.
DEADLINE: CITY APPLICATION (required) must be received by the Human Resources Division, 350 Kimbark Street, Longmont, CO 80501, no later than 5:00 pm, Mountain Standard Time, Open Until Filled. An on-line application process is available for this position on our website at www.ci.longmont.co.us. For more information call (303) 651-8609.