• Full Time
  • City of Woodland
  • $72,769.32 - $102,515.64 USD / Year

Website City of Woodland

The City of Woodland offers a competitive total compensation package including:

  • Starting income ranging from $6,064.11 to $8,542.97 per month based on skills and years of experience, with incremental pay increases.
  • Robust Retirement Program including CalPERS defined benefit pension plan, Retirement Health Savings Plan & 457 Deferred Comp plans with a 3% City match
  • Low-Cost & No-Cost Health Benefits, including choice of CalPERS Medical plans, and City-paid Dental Insurance, Vision insurance and Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Training & Career Development, including City-paid Professional Growth Incentive, City-provided training, and professional advancement opportunities
  • Home-Life Balance, inclusive work environment and predictable work schedule, as well as paid holiday, vacation, sick and administrative leaves


POSITION

Administers the City’s affordable housing programs including homebuyer loans, project funding assistance, housing monitoring, housing portfolio, and inclusionary housing; implements the City’s CDBG and Continuum of Care programs and other federal and state grants; serves as the City’s representative for the Yolo County Homeless and Poverty Action and represents the City at other homeless-related meetings; serves as staff to the City’s Manufactured Home Fair Practices Commission; and performs a variety of highly specialized administrative work. Working closely with Community Development Department staff on the development and implementation of the City’s Housing Element, including annual reporting and related policies, as well as implementation of State housing laws at the local level.  The purpose of this recruitment is to fill a current vacancy in the Community Development Department, as well as establish an eligibility list for vacancies.

 

IDEAL CANDIDATE

Attributes of the Ideal Candidate include the ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, explain complex subjects through verbal and written communications, work collaboratively with colleagues and outside agencies on the best approaches to address challenges and initiatives, recognize gaps in one’s knowledge and be willing to find the information and resources to bridge those gaps, and manage expectations of individuals and agencies that seek assistance and funding from the City of Woodland.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Explains, interprets and analyzes affordable housing policies and regulations for the public. Implements and interprets the local, state and federal legislation on inclusionary housing policies. Provides information to housing developers regarding compliance with regulatory agreements for residential projects.   Negotiates complex agreements and policies related to affordable housing, effectively soliciting the input of developers, affordable housing advocates, and other stakeholders. Manage housing consultant contracts. Reviews proformas and financial assistance options. Evaluates requests for loans and grant financing and bond issuances for projects leading to funding recommendations. Coordinates and facilitates the development of affordable subsidized and inclusionary housing in the Spring Lake Specific Plan area, as well as infill sites throughout the City. Manages and monitors affordable housing program (all inclusionary units) for rental and for sale properties. Administers the City’s Community Development Block Grant and Continuum of Care programs including funded activities. Prepares state and federal grant applications and assists in locating alternative funding sources for community development activities and completes all related reporting. Administers projects and programs funded by the State HOME Program and other federal and state funding sources, including contract management and long-term compliance monitoring.  Regular, predictable, consistent and timely attendance is an essential function of the position, in that Employee must be present to work to complete assigned tasks.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

Researches and analyzes technical and statistical data to implement goals, objectives and policies of the Housing Element and makes recommendations to improve program activities. Prepares and presents staff reports to a variety of audiences. Coordinates with the Finance Department in preparation and administration of the Housing Program budget and maintenance of affordable housing program portfolio. Performs related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:
Housing Analyst I and II
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in community development, planning, public administration, business administration, economics or related field.

Experience:
Housing Analyst I
One (1) year of responsible work experience in housing, community development, public administration, or a related field is preferred.

Housing Analyst II
Two (2) years of professional work experience in housing, community development, public administration, or a related field.

License and Certificate:
Housing Analyst I and II
Required upon hire, possession of a valid California Driver’s License.

APPLICATION

Apply with a City of Woodland application by visiting www.cityofwoodland.gov/employment or the Human Resources Office, City Hall, 300 First Street, 2nd Floor, Woodland, CA 95695 by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 26, 2024 (or first 25 qualified applications). Supplemental questionnaire must be submitted with application by the final filing date to be considered.  Résumés and cover letters are encouraged but will not be accepted in lieu of the application form. Postmarks will not be accepted.

Review Process: Based on the information provided in the application documents, the best qualified applicants will be invited for further examination. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the examination may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical exam, oral interview or any combination thereof. Applicants will be required to take and pass a medical examination by a City of Woodland physician to ensure their physical suitability to perform the assigned duties.

If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least seven (7) days prior to the event.

Virtual interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of August 5, 2024.

 

CURRENT SALARY
Housing Analyst I
$6,064.11 – $7,739.50 /monthly
$2,798.82 – $3,572.08 /bi-weekly

Housing Analyst II
$6,693.64 – $8,542.97 /monthly
$3,089.37 – $3,942.91 /bi-weekly

BENEFITS

Future COLAs: 
4% increase effective January 2025 and another 4% increase effective January 2026.

Retirement:    
CalPERS Retirement system (2% @ 60 Formula for Classic CalPERS members and 2% @ 62 Formula for new CalPERS members).  The City does not participate in social security

Deferred Compensation:     
Choice of deferred compensation plans (Traditional and Roth).  City will match up to 3% of employee’s base salary

Medical:         
CalPERS Medical Insurance Plans, including HMOs & PPOs.  City gives an allowance toward the cost of insurance.  Maximum Family Allowance for 2024: $2,195.79 per month

Dental/Vision:         
City paid Delta Dental and VSP Vision Insurance

STD/LTD:    
City paid wage protection for short- and long-term disabilities

Life Insurance:     
City provides $50,000 life insurance policy

Voluntary Benefits:    
Voluntary Supplemental Life, Cancer, Accident Only, STD/LTD, and Critical Illness insurances, and Flexible Spending Accounts available

Vacation:  
7 hours per month during first 3 years of service

Sick Leave:  
8 hours per month

Administrative Leave:         
96 hours of leave time given each fiscal year

Holidays:        
12.5 paid holidays (including two floating holidays)

Bilingual Pay:       
$200 per month upon certification

Professional Growth Incentive:  
$625 per year for additional educational or professional activities

The City of Woodland hires only U.S. citizens and individuals lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.
The City of Woodland is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply for this job email your details to hr@cityofwoodland.gov