Field Services Specialist


General Job Description:

The position shall provide delivery of all outreach, educational and program evaluation services, primarily in support of the Commonwealth’s designated Keystone Community Main Street and Elm Street Programs and Keystone Communities with a Main Street or Elm Street focus. The FSS will be primarily responsible for providing assistance to the communities that have been formally accepted into the Commonwealth’s Keystone Communities Main Street or Elm Street Program funding cycle or are seeking such designation. The ideal candidate will have strong experience with, and commitment to, the revitalization of downtowns, traditional neighborhood business districts and nearby residential areas. A college degree and experience in downtown revitalization, urban planning, historic preservation, and/or public administration and education or training experience are required. An advanced college degree is preferred. Outstanding writing and verbal communication and computer skills, particularly with MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point, are essential and must be demonstrated. Willingness to accept extensive, overnight travel within Pennsylvania is a must. The ability to speak and write fluent Spanish is a plus for qualified candidates. The selected candidate must be available to start no later than November 1, 2017 - earlier if possible. A complete job description is available at www.padowntown.org. PDC shall not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, national origin, age, marital status or sexual orientation. Email your resume with cover letter by September 20, 2017 to: Julie Fitzpatrick, Assistant Director – juliefitzpatrick@padowntown.org or mail to: Pennsylvania Downtown Center, P.O. Box 1265, Harrisburg, PA 17108.

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