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TENTATIVE

 

Occ. Code 2367100

 

housing and community renewal specialist 1,

grade 18

2367100

housing and community renewal specialist 2,

grade  23

2367200

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL MANAGER 1, GRADE 27

2367500

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL MANAGER 2, M-3

2367600

 

 

 

New York State Department of Civil Service

 

Classification Standard

 

Brief Description of Class Series

 

Positions in this title series perform various activities related to one of the Division of Housing and Community Renewals (DHCR) program areas:  Housing Management, Community Development or Rent Regulation. These positions analyze data related to the development and implementation of policies associated with the various programs administered by DHCR. They provide guidance to the public including builders, sponsors, community organizations, local officials, landlords and tenants. They may also perform inspections of private residences and/or monitor housing projects under the jurisdiction of DHCR.

 

Distinguishing Characteristics

 

Housing and Community renewal Specialist 1: full performance level; performs the full range of duties in the various program areas.

 

Housing and Community renewal Specialist 2: first supervisory level; supervises and trains Housing and Community Renewal Specialists 1.

 

Housing and Community renewal Manager 1: second supervisory level; directs and coordinates the activities of Housing and Community Renewal Specialists 2.

 

Housing and Community renewal Manager 2: manages the operations of a major segment of a DHCR program; supervises Housing and Community Renewal Managers 1 under the general direction of higher level staff.

 

RELATED CLASSES

 

Rent Examiners 1 and Junior Rent Examiners review and process applications filed by landlords, tenants, and their representatives under New York States rent control and rent regulation statutes and programs.  Such applications may include requests for changes in rents or services, eviction certificates, and notifications of alleged violations of rental agreements.

 

illustrative duties

 

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL SPECIALIST 1: reports to a Housing and Community Renewal Specialist 2; reviews applications submitted by sponsors, builders, community organizations and local officials for funding of projects; conducts review of applications in any one of DHCRs program areas; meets with tenants and owners to answer questions and to explain policies and procedures; and may conduct site visits to conduct inspections or review records.

 

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL SPECIALIST 2: under the general direction of a Housing and Community Renewal Manager 1, trains and supervises Housing and Community Renewal Specialists 1; develops work plans to achieve maximum efficiency and production; reviews work in progress; may review more complex cases and monitors the quality of work to ensure completeness, accuracy, and conformance with standards.

 

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL MANAGER 1: under the general direction of a Housing and Community Renewal Manager 2, supervises and directs the activities of Housing and Community Renewal Specialists 2; evaluates the quality of program performance and participation; prepares status reports; ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations; and represents management at meetings with authorities and officials involved with DHCR programs.

 

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL MANAGER 2: under the general direction of higher level management, supervises and directs the activities of staff assigned to various program areas; adjusts priorities and staff assignments as required; drafts legislative initiatives; designs and implements new programs; makes policy determinations; and coordinates DHCR activities with those of other government entities.

 

MINIUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL SPECIALIST 1

 

Completion of the Housing and Community Renewal Specialist Traineeship OR

 

Open-Competitive: a bachelors degree and completion of a two-year traineeship.

Promotion:  one year of permanent service as a Rent Examiner 1, Rent Examiner 1 (Spanish Language), Rent Inspector 1, or Rent Inspector 1 (Spanish Language).

 

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL SPECIALIST 2

 

Promotion: one year of permanent service as a Housing and Community Renewal Specialist 1 or Housing and Community Renewal Specialist 1 (SL) or Rent Inspector 2.

 

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL MANAGER 1

 

Promotion: one year of permanent service as a Housing and Community Renewal Specialist 2

 

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL MANAGER 2

 

Promotion: one year of permanent service as a Housing and Community Renewal Manager 1.

 

Revised:  7/17

 

NOTE:  Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.  Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class.  The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written.  Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.