Senior Community Development Program Specialist

City of Modesto

The ideal candidate would have served at either the Federal, State, or local government level and been responsible for oversight of HUD Community Planning and Development programs, especially CDBG and/or HOME and familiar with program design, program implementation, program monitoring and/or strategic planning. We are looking for candidates who can work with community partners and city leaders with the development/submission of required reporting such as Consolidation Plan, Annual Action Plan, and CAPER.

Application Process

Applicants will be assessed on the application submitted. Due to the volume of applications received, resumes will not be screened for the purposes of determining who is most qualified to compete in the testing process. It is the applicant’s responsibility to fill out the “Education” and “Work Experience” sections of the application with complete information and adequate detail. Do not substitute any part of the application form with the words “see resume.” The following information is provided for you to use as a reference and as a planning tool. Human Resources is unable to schedule make-up examination.

Applicants considered to be the most qualified will be invited to continue in the testing process which may include a selection interview.

The Human Resources Department reserves the right to revise the testing process to best meet the needs of the City.
Minimum Qualifications:


Four years of increasingly responsible experience in finance, community development, or a related field, including one year in a community development or housing agency.


Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance, business administration, public administration, or related field.

License or Certificate:

Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.

For more information or to apply, visit Recruitment is open continuously until position is filled.
Jessica Narayan

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