Community Development Coordinator
The Community Development Coordinator will be responsible for the strategic planning, project development, and administration activities for water, wastewater, and transportation infrastructure initiatives in the Gateway Region and facilitating the Regional Transportation Committee and Regional Water Management Council.
General Duties and Responsibilities
1. WMC Coordination: Involves facilitating the Regional Water Management Council and coordinating water and wastewater planning initiatives in compliance with Senate Bill 409. This duty will consist of:
– Facilitate quarterly Water Management Council meetings;
– Initiate water and wastewater planning activities;
– Coordinate project identification, project development, and project prioritization; and
– Complete additional tasks issued by Kentucky Infrastructure Authority and/or Kentucky Division of Water.
2. Water Resource Information System (WRIS) Data Entry Coordination: Involves coordinating the collection and entry of water and wastewater project and system data in the WRIS Portal with the GIS/Data Specialist. This duty will consist of:
– Schedule annual visits and collect spatial and non-spatial water and wastewater system data;
– Review, correct, and update spatial and non-spatial water and wastewater system data;
– Coordinate GIS updates with GIS/Data Specialist; and
– Develop and update project profiles.
3. Transportation Coordination: Involves the coordination of the execution of work elements outlined in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Regional Transportation Annual Work Program. This duty will consist of:
– Program administration;
– Facilitate public involvement and the Regional Transportation Committee;
– Update and analyze the regional transportation asset data; and
– Project identification, data review, and development.
4. KYTC Centerline Review and Updates: KYTC Centerline Review and Updates will be completed in coordination with the GIS/Data Specialist. This duty will consist of:
– Review existing county road and city street centerline data with local elected officials;
– Identify corrections and updates;
– Coordinate updates with local elected officials;
– Collect paperwork and supporting documentation; and
– Collect GPS data.
5. Grant/Loan Writing: Involves preparing grant/loan applications for various types of funding sources. This duty will consist of:
– Research potential funding sources;
– Develop proposals to meet the goals and standards of funding sources;
– Compose and package funding applications/proposals; and
– Maintain records of application submittals.
6. Project Administration: Involves coordinating project activities for various types of funding sources. This duty will consist of:
– Manage project schedules and funding administration activities;
– Communicate with stakeholders and clients;
– Maintain project documentation and records;
– Create and maintain project budgets; and
– Ensure all required forms, documents, certifications, submittals, and reporting are completed.
7. Other Duties: Involves any other tasks and technical assistance needed to support the planning and project development needs of the Gateway counties and cities.
Availability and Travel
– Normal Business Hours
– Nights/Weekends (Special Events/Training/Local Meetings)
– Regular Travel within Region and State
– Occasional Travel Outside State
– Able to Travel Multiple Days at a Time
Position is open until filled.Minimum Qualifications
Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher in government, history, geography, business administration, public administration, English, engineering, accounting, economics, or another related field
Certification and Trainings: Additional certifications are not required upon hiring. Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Project Administrator Certification must be acquired and maintained after hiring. Employee will also be expected to attend professional development trainings related to specialties.