Community Development Compliance and Environmental Coordinator

  • Orange County, CA
  • Orange County, California
  • May 11, 2021
Full Time Community and Economic Development Environmental Services Public Health Regulatory and Licensing
  • Salary: $59,321.60 - $117,894.40 Annually USD

Job Description

Community Development Compliance and Environmental Coordinator
(Administrative Manager I)


This position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates:

Effective July 2, 2020 - 2.5% increase

Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.0% increase

Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates:

Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease

Effective July 1, 2022 - 0.5% decrease

Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization.


This recruitment will establish an open eligible list to fill a current Administrative Manager I vacancy within OC Community Resources. This eligible list may also be utilized to fill positions in similar and/or lower-level classifications throughout the County of Orange.


This recruitment will be advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the hiring department have been met. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time.

The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation. Click here for more information.

OC Community Resources is a multi-faceted department comprised of OC Animal Care, OC Community Services, OC Housing & Community Development, OC Parks, and OC Public Libraries. Click here for more information.

The County of Orange, Housing & Community Development is a division of OC Community Resources that administers affordable housing development, community development, and housing authority programs. Click here for more information.

The Community Development Compliance and Environmental Coordinator position is within Housing & Community Development at OCCR and reports directly to the Community Development Manager. This position is responsible for the overall compliance of the County's Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Act (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) grant funding from the Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD). This includes coordination with the Community Development Manager on development and implementation of the HUD Annual Action Plan outlining how Federal funding will be allocated each year and responsible for year-end Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) reporting on how funding was spent. This position is responsible for input into the HUD Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS) and setup of all projects including use of the County's accounting system to create project setup. This position runs reports out of IDIS and produces reports for management review on drawdown of funding and compliance milestones. This position also oversees contract monitoring for compliance and timely drawdown of funding. As part of the compliance responsibilities, the incumbent acts as the Environmental Officer overseeing National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) compliance for all federally funded projects.


The ideal candidate will possess one (1)+ or more years of work experience in Community Development including experience working with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding and National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA).

Working knowledge/experience of HOME Investment Partnership Act (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) compliance is also desirable.

In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate knowledge and experience in the following core competencies:

Technical Expertise | Community Development
  • Overseeing the compliance program for CDBG, HOME and ESG funding including NEPA environmental process and State Historic Preservation Office clearance process
  • Review of encumbrance process, budget process, and overall contract process for Community Development projects
  • Knowledge of Department of Housing and Urban Development reports including Annual Action Plan and Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report.
  • Working knowledge of Department of Housing and Urban Development Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS)
  • Preparing environmental assessments for projects supported and funded through the Annual Action Plan and Continuum of Care (OC Health Care Agency)
  • Utilizing Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook to complete work tasks

Interpersonal Skills
  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with peers, supervisors, managers, clients and the public
  • Adapting to change and different processes quickly and positively
  • Working collaboratively on a team to produce work tasks
  • Effectively handling customer questions and complaints
  • Seeking to provide the highest quality service to all customers
Effective Communication
  • Prepares and conducts public presentations and clear and concise reports and recommendations
  • Prepares and presents written reports and recommendations concisely, logically and convincingly
  • Communicates professionally in confrontational situations

Please click here for information regarding the complete classification description, including the minimum qualifications, for Administrative Manager I.

Veterans Employment Preference
The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy.

Application Screening | (Refer/Non-Refer)
Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applicants that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process.

Recorded Structured Oral Interview (rSOI) | (Weighted 100%)
The rSOI is a timed oral interview conducted virtually through an online vendor. Applicants will be asked a series of structured questions designed to elicit the applicant's qualifications for the job. All applicant responses will be video recorded so that they can be evaluated against pre-determined criteria by a panel of job knowledge experts. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list.

Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures.

Eligible List
Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies.

Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account.

NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply.

Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "" and "" If your email address should change, please update your profile at .


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For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Vanessa Rosas at 714-480-2867 or e-mail


Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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Job Address

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