Housing and Development Manager, San Bernardino, California

Created 01/25/2023
Reference 599443
Job Type Full Time
Country United States
State California
City San Bernardino
Salary $112,424.00 - $153,129.60 Annually
The Job

Priority Review: Apply by 5:00 PM on Monday , January 30, 2023, for Priority Consideration for First Round Interviews

3% Annual Across the Board Salary Increases on February 2023/24/25*
Bi-annual step increases of 2.5% up to Step 14

The Department of Community Housing and Development is recruiting for a Housing Development Manager who will oversee the community housing programs within the department.

The incumbent will assist the Director in planning, organizing and directing the activities of the department's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME), which has a budget of over $12 million annually . The department works with the Board of Supervisors, other County departments, and community-based organizations (CBOs) to develop and fund a variety of programs and projects aimed at improving the quality of life for low- and moderate-income residents throughout San Bernardino County. The Housing and Development Manager will also assist in the implementation of the County's funding programs related to affordable housing and housing the homeless. The incumbent will oversee a group of 8 to 10 Housing Project Managers, ECD Analysts, and ECD Technicians that handle all phases of housing development, pre-development, funding, entitlements, construction, lease-up and ongoing monitoring.

Other key competencies and responsibilities of this position:
  • Oversees and coordinates all stages of affordable housing development, including site research, land acquisition, feasibility analysis, pre-development, design, project financing, construction, loan close-out, and transition to the housing monitoring and federal compliance teams.
  • Secures funding to support feasibility, site acquisition, pre-development, construction, and permanent financing phases of development. Conducts feasibility studies and develops pro-forma financial projections. Develops detailed financial analyses and budgets.
  • Manages development team members, including county staff, architects, engineers, contractors, legal counsel, and financial consultants. In conjunction with the Deputy Director or Director, negotiates contracts with development team members and monitors the progress of all team members through project completion.
  • Oversees the implementation and management of all Housing Development Strategy and activities for the County, which include preparation of planning and project studies; ensures activity compliance with federal labor, environmental employment, procurement, and program regulations; obtains federal funding clearance for each activity; assists management in developing strategies to optimize benefit and results through leveraging funds and resources.


Pre-Employment Process:
Prior to appointment, applicants must successfully pass a background check, including fingerprinting, verification of employment history and education, and physical exam/drug test. Travel: Travel throughout the County may be required. Employees may be required to make provision for transportation and use personal vehicles (mileage reimbursement at current IRS rate is available). At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced for the individual providing the transportation.

This excellent opportunity for career growth, also offers a lucrative compensation and benefits package that includes bi-annual step increases of 2.5% up to max step, and the benefits listed below:

As an alternative to the traditional benefits package, you may also be eligible to elect the Modified Benefit Option (MBO) that provides an increased base rate of pay (4% above the base rate of pay) with modified benefits. For more detailed information on the MBO for Exempt Group, refer to the MBO - Exempt (Non-Elected) BbOU - Benefits Summary Guide .

*Salary increases contingent upon assessed values for prior fiscal year.

Minimum Requirements

Education : A bachelor's degree in planning, public or business administration or a related field is required. A master's degree in any of these areas is preferred.

Experience : Must have five (5) years of experience administering and managing grant funding sources related to affordable housing programs and projects, which includes three (3) years of full-scope supervisory experience.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Housing and Community Development (HCD) grant programs, project management and/or experience in affordable housing programs and redevelopment practices, as well as a demonstrated ability in budgeting, economic analysis, program monitoring and the management of subordinate personnel. In addition, the ideal candidate will:

  • Be a high energy, confident, and accomplished professional with a proven background in city planning and economic development.
  • Be an outstanding critical thinker, visionary, and communicator who is comfortable interacting with and presenting to elected officials, the business community, environmental stewards, neighborhood residents, and all other stakeholders.
  • Be results-driven and dedicated to facilitating investment that reinforces San Bernardino County's quality of life
  • Possess well-grounded ethical decision-making skills, superior interpersonal and communication skills, and outstanding public speaking abilities.
  • Possess a highly collaborative style and be capable of working across departments and with business and community stakeholders to ensure retention and successful housing development initiatives.

Selection Process

Application Procedure : To receive consideration for this excellent opportunity, please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application and/or the supplemental questionnaire.

Priority Application Review Date: Priority consideration will be given to applications received by 5 p.m., Monday , January 30, 2023 .

Selection Process: The selection process will consist of a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the application and responses to the supplemental questions. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the appointing authority for further consideration. Candidates advancing in the selection process will receive further information/instructions via email only.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records.

If you require technical assistance, please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by computer or browser used to submit the application.

EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

Please click HERE for important Applicant Information and the County Employment Process .
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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