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Position: Senior Project Manager
Municipality:City of Hartford
Close Date:7/1/2022
Description:

CITY OF  

HARTFORD - 

HUMAN 

RESOURCES 

DEPARTMENT

invites applications for the position of:

 

Senior Project Manager




SALARY:                        $75,015.20 - $96,448.04 Annually

DEPARTMENT:                   Multiple Departments

OPENING DATE:                06/09/22

CLOSING DATE:                 07/01/22 05:00 PM

DESCRIPTION:

 

Currently there are three (3) vacancies; one (1) vacancy in the Department of Health and Human Services, two (2) vacancies in Management, Budgets, and Grants Department: This posting can be used for future vacancies within multiple departments. Under direction, manages and coordinates projects as assigned by the Division and/or Department Head. Plans, develops, evaluates and participates in projects including developing and monitoring budgets, conducting cost/benefit analysis, establishing timelines, and supervising other individuals assigned to such projects. Attends meetings before boards, commissions, City Council, and its committees. Performs related work as required.

 

H ealth and Human Services, Senior and Community Services Division- Responsible for

overseeing the programs in the Senior and Community Services Division. Provides oversight and support to the Hartford Community Responders Initiatives and other related programs and initiatives including senior services, homeless outreach, community courts, and relocation. Under the direction of the Director, ensures that workplans are developed, implemented, and evaluated appropriately for various grants. Oversees the interface between all programs under their supervision. Prepares and oversees all reporting functions, and supervises assigned staff. Develops and implements all assigned programs in accordance with protocols. Provides training to all staff in relevant matters. Coordinates scope of services for all sub-contractors and manages contracts. Interacts with Funding Agencies and ensures performance measures are met. Maintains consistent contact with the Department Director.

 

M anagement, Budgets, and Grants Department: Under general direction, manages and

supervises the annual grant award process, including development of contract scopes, budgets and reporting requirements for community-based agencies and city departments awarded to Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons With Aids (HOPWA) funding. Evaluates submissions for the CDBG review committee. Monitors and evaluates performances and compliance of funded agencies and departments through site visits, program file reviews, and technical assistance. Reviews, prepares and processes drawdown requests for funded agencies and departments, including auditing of documentation to support drawdown to ensure full compliance with Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requirements and city policies. Set up and fund projects/activities and reports on accomplishments and beneficiary data on HUD's Integrated Disbursement Information System (IDIS). Develops contracts for more than fifty community-based agencies awarded HUD grants through the City of Hartford. Provides topic-specific resources and expertise for the Grants Department, including reimbursement documentation; grant management; grant program requirements; maintenance of grant database and coordination with financial management software (MUNIS). Manages the application process in the annual Notice of Funding Availability. Provides technical assistance to applicants.  Assists in the development of the City's Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plan and Comprehensive Annual Performance and Evaluation Report. Performs liaison activities attends meetings and conferences. Acts in the


absence of the Director.

 

This is a HMEA position. The hours of work are 40 per week and the above salary includes 5% in lieu of overtime.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

The examination will consist of a rating of your training and experience as contained on your application and may include a written test, an oral test, a performance test or a combination thereof. All parts of the examination, including tests and ratings, will be related to the requirements of the position. The examination is designed to measure considerable knowledge of basic project management concepts, principles and practices; Federal, State, and City laws and regulations related to project activities; real estate financing funding sources and regional economics; the ability to perform complex analyses and research independently; lead other professionals in the functions of project management; communicate clearly in both oral and written form; locate and compile information data or facts from specialized sources; and maintain effective relationship with government officials, business representatives and the general public.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Open to all applicants who meet the following qualifications:

 

Completion of a four year college or university course of study with major coursework in planning, public administration, business administration, economics, or a closely related field a nd (5) five years of responsible work experience in planning, public or business administration, resource development, public health program management, and federal grants management, including experience (2-4 years) in a lead or supervisory capacity.

 

A COPY OF YOUR DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPT MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR A PPLICATION. A DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPT SUBMITTED WILL BE VERIFIED BY THE H UMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT.

 

H ARTFORD RESIDENCY PREFERRED Preferably be a bona-fide resident of the City of

Hartford at the time of application. A completed CITY OF HARTFORD  RESIDENCY  AFFIDAVIT including proof of residency as indicated on the RESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT may be submitted.

 

APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN ITS ENTIRETY, INCLUDING REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT PROPER DOCUMENTATION SHALL RESULT IN YOUR DISQUALIFICATION.

 

APPLICATIONS VIA FACSIMILE OR EMAIL ARE NOT ACCEPTED AND WILL RESULT IN YOUR DISQUALIFICATION

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

 

If selected, you will be required to pass a physical examination administered by a City physician, a drug and alcohol screening, and a background check. If appointed, you will serve 3 to 12 months of probation. This examination and employment process is subject to all federal, state, and municipal laws, rules and regulations.

 

NOTE: ALL CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION CONCERNING THE APPLICATION AND TESTING PROCESS WILL OCCUR VIA EMAIL, UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUESTED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.


IN ADDITION TO YOUR INBOX, PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR JUNK AND SPAM EMAIL FOR ALL RECRUITMENT COMMUNICATION.

 

V ETERAN'S PREFERENCE:

Preferential Points may be given to Eligible Veterans. Must submit a Veteran's Preference Form, located on the h artford.gov/human resources page along with a DD-214 and Disability letter (if applicable) from the Office of Veteran's Affairs.

 

The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation in the application or testing process, please contact the Human Resources Department.

 

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The City of Hartford is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

 

 


 


APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

h ttp://www.hartford.gov

 

Human Resources Department 550 Main Street

Hartford, CT 06103

860-757-9800


Position #00964 SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

VM


 

h umanresources@hartford.gov


 

Senior Project Manager Supplemental Questionnaire

 

*  1. I have attached a copy of my degree/transcript. I understand not attaching my degree/transcript will deem me not qualified.

  Yes      No

 

*  2. Are you fluent in any languages other than English? If yes, please explain.

 

 

*  3. Has your supervision style changed over time? How?

 

 

*  4. What do you believe would be the highest priority for a project manager on a daily basis?

 

 

*  5. Keeping your previous experience in mind, which department are you interested in?

  Development Services

  Health and Human Services

  Management, Budget, and Grants

*  6. Please describe your most recent project that you have managed, including the scope of the project from start to finish and dates of the project.


*  7. Can you provide a sample of a project you have completed?

  Yes      No

 

*  Required Question




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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