OECD Redevelopment Specialist

The Redevelopment Specialist supports the Executive Director / Deputy Director in the development and Implementation of all OECD Federal/State-funded programs. The position works with the OECD Staff, Community Partners, Governmental entities, and others associated with redevelopment, community, and economic development initiatives.


  • HUD Yearly Action Plan – Public Service projects
  • Budget Management for assigned Public Service Projects
  • CDBG Public Service Programs
  • Community Engagement
  • HUD COVID Action Plan – Special Projects
  • Blight/Demolition
  • Research and compile data relative to the support of new and existing community/redevelopment programs
  • Assist in the monitoring and compiling of data for the preparation of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) reports
  • Special Projects
  • Data entry and IDIS system
  • OpenGov system
  • RFPs/Bidding
  • Program compliance
  • IDIS
  • Purchase Orders
  • Attend Training
  • Document Archiving
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Public policy, planning, economics, community development and/or political science coursework
  • Familiar with Federal & State Economic Development and Housing programs
  • Ability to accurately deal with difficult situations and to work in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral.)
  • Proficient computer skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
The Redevelopment Specialist must attain residence in the City of Scranton within six (6) months from the date of their appointment, proven by deed, rent receipt, lease, and/or utility bills.
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

OECD Redevelopment Specialist – Job Description

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