Employment

The City of Crescent City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please remember that only applicants that meet minimum qualification for the position will be considered for City employment. All applicants, at the time an interview is scheduled, will be asked to provide proof of diplomas, degrees, current licenses, and certifications.

We are pleased that you have chosen to explore employment opportunities with the City of Crescent City and we wish you well in your search for employment.

Receptionist/Customer Service

Receptionist/Customer Service

The City of Crescent City is accepting applications for the position of Receptionist/Customer service Receptionist for the Utility Billing Department.  A High School Diploma or equivalency is required, English and bilingual in Spanish is a plus.  Experience with data entry, customer service basic clerical work preferred. The job will require good customer relations, and greet customers, with patience and a smile. Must be a Team player, wait on customers and receive payments and answer their questions along with other clerical duties.

A complete application must be submitted to be considered for the position. The position will remain open until filled. The City of Crescent City

is an EOE employer and a drug-free workplace.

CRA/Main Street Manager

Job Title: CRA/Main Street Manager
Salary Range $50,000 Annually
Job Type Full Time (Exempt)
Location: 3 N. Summit Street, Crescent City, Florida
Department: Administration
Position Summary:
Under the direct supervision of the City Manager, performs routine and complex responsible work coordinating the City’s economic redevelopment activities and projects within the Community Redevelopment Areas (CRA) of the city. This job has no supervisor responsibilities.
Essential Job Functions:
• Coordinate and oversee the establishment a “Main Street” type organization and apply for Florida Main Street designation.
• Attends CRA Board meetings, prepares and distributes CRA agenda packages, provides information on programs.
• Attends City Commission meeting and makes presentation on behalf of the CRA Board as required.
• Participates in meetings and public hearings to present information or facilitate discussion of the CRA and its various programs and responsibilities.
• Assist with identifying and assessing redevelopment projects to determine feasibility for priority status.
• Coordinate all present and future Economic Development Programs within the City Community Redevelopment Areas. Future program could will include the Florida Main Street Program and the National Register of Historic Places.
• Project Management:
o Monitors budgets for individual projects, and overall operating budget for entire program and reposts all expenses to CRA board monthly.
o Under the direction of the City Manager, implements projects including planning and design, funding, construction coordination and bidding documents and procedures.
o Coordinates with other City departments on projects, as necessary.
• Works with local, state, and federal agencies in developing funding programs for both development and redevelopment projects.
• Interfaces with the local businesses, property owners, County Chamber of Commerce and other related groups.
• Develops public relations programs to generate interest and support for projects and makes public presentations as required.
• Participates in interviewing and monitoring of consultants and contractors for projects.
• Meets with citizens, businesses, homeowners, and other community groups as needed to assess needs and develop new projects.
• Packages, markets and identifies alternate financing for redevelopment projects with developers, lenders and government agencies.
• Coordinates efforts to amend the existing redevelopment plans as needed.
• Collects and analyzes economic, demographic, land use, and other data.
• Prepares and submits all required reports regarding issues, projects and activities related to the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) areas and Economic Development.
• Conduct field surveys, take photographs and gather information for site plans or program research: prepare pictorials to be used for proposals.
• Serves as the Main Street Manager of the non-profit “Main Street” organization, whose duties include but are not limited to:
o Understands and follows the Main Street Four Point Approach® to revitalization.
o Coordinates the activities of the “Main Street” Program Committees.
o Manages all administrative aspects: including developing and maintaining an appropriate data system for record keeping, developing and monitoring budgets, accounting, purchasing, preparing reports, documenting all physical changes, retaining information on job creation and business retention, and all other office activities.
o Supervises support staff.
o Develop strategies for downtown economic development and historic preservation. With the committees and Board of Directors, creates an annual action plan focused on these four areas: design, promotion, organization, and economic restructuring.
o Develops and conducts public awareness and education programs through speaking engagements, media interviews and appearances, keeps the program highly visible.
o Promotes the “Main Street” program area through special events and marketing campaigns.
o Provides advice and guidance to individual tenants or property owners regarding physical improvements, marketing, customer service, and various other concerns or questions they may have regarding their business.
o Provides advice and information, assesses and encourages joint involvement in the downtown community’s promotional events – advertising, uniform store hours, special events, business recruitment, parking management, etc.
o Advises and assists in efforts to attract people to downtown.
o Helps build strong, productive working relationships with appropriate public agencies at the local and state levels.
o Coordinates & recruits an active volunteer force.
o Participates in appropriate community organizations.
o Attends regular meetings held by Florida Main Street.
o Reports to the “Main Street” organization’s Board of Directors.
o Provide regular reports on “Main Street” activities to the CRA Board/City Commission and other organizations or agencies.
• May be required to work during a declared or undeclared emergency.
• Performs other related job duties as assigned.
Note: The omission of an essential function does not preclude management form assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position or to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Urban Planning, Business Administration, Public Administration, or relate Field. Master’s degree preferred.
• Experience with a Community Redevelopment Agency and with Tax Increment Financing districts is preferred.
• Four (4) or more years’ experience in a planning and development, business/public administration, small business development, historic preservation, marketing, architectural design, economic development, neighborhood planning and visioning, and redevelopment projects.
• Preferred economic development experience in an historic setting.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of State of Florida laws including but not limited to Community Redevelopment Act, economic development methods, techniques, and programs.
• Basic knowledge of Florida Planning and zoning process and procedures.
• Knowledge of packaging, marketing and financing development and redevelopment projects.
• Knowledge of annual budget preparation and monitoring,
• Knowledge of various financial techniques available to fund projects, together with legal aspects of redevelopment.
• Ability to organize and communicate with developers, lenders and governmental agencies.
• Ability to interface well with the Community Redevelopment Agency Board, downtown businesses, homeowners, County Chamber, and other related groups.
• Ability to make public presentations.
• Ability to maintain effective public relations with the community.
• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with city officials and employees, the public and representatives of other agencies toward the accomplishment of assigned projects.
• Ability to gain the trust and cooperation of others to effectively communicate concepts and ideas.
• Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public and maintain composure in difficult and/or stressful situations.
• Ability to work effectively with people of varying backgrounds, cultures, interests, educational and experience levels.
• Ability to organize technical data and material logically and conduct analysis regarding such data and material.
• Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner, multi-task, organize workload, meet deadlines, follow-up and take tasks to completion.
• Strong project management and organizational skills.
• Self-starter, ability to initiate tasks and complete projects independently.
• Computer literacy and proficiency with MS Office products.
• Basic knowledge of ESRI GIS software a plus.
Essential Physical Skills:
The work is generally sedentary and may require exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and up to 10 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:
• Hearing: Ability to hear and understand at normal speaking levels with or without correction.
• Speaking/Talking: Ability to communicate clearly, accurately, and concisely through speech.
• Visual Acuity: Ability to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; and/or extensive reading, operating motor vehicles.
• Dexterity: Primarily with fingers, as in picking, pinching, or typing.
• Mental Acuity: Ability to make rational decisions.
• Repetitive Motion: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers.
Work Environment:
Work is performed in a dynamic environment that requires the ability to be sensitive to change and responsive to changing goals, priorities, and needs.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City and employee and is subject to change at any time by the City as the needs of the City and requirements of the job change.
The City of Crescent City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the United State Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and the American with Disabilities Act, The City provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both perspective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

The City of Crescent City is a drug-free workplace and all applicants will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.
We participate in E-Verify

The City of Crescent City participates in E-Verify, an Internet-based system of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration that allows us to determine our employees eligibility to work in the United States.