City of Fort Wayne

Intern - Community Development Corporation

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Working under the direction of the CD Administrator - CDC, the incumbent performs business loan file maintenance and support duties for the Community Development Corporation staff. The incumbent is expected to perform a variety of office tasks.
Job Code: 2022110
Posted On: Wednesday, 2nd February 2022
Category: Intern
Department: Community Development
Shift: Varies
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
Pay Rate: $13.00 - $15.00 per hour

Job Description:

SUMMARY

Working under the direction of the CD Administrator - CDC, the incumbent performs business loan file maintenance and support duties for the Community Development Corporation staff. The incumbent is expected to perform a variety of office tasks. The incumbent is also expected to assist in the handling a wide variety of confidential correspondence. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the ability to interact with the public, City incumbents, and outside agencies with patience, tact, respect, and professionalism and the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Shadow multiple office positions and train in a variety of tasks;
  • Answers, screens, and routes calls; Takes messages as necessary, and provide basic company information;
  • Learns and becomes proficient on internal software programs;
  • Assists with creating and implementing marketing initiative to promote organization programs;
  • Identifies opportunities for collaboration with referral partners;
  • Assists in preparing and making marketing presentations to the CDC’s targeted referral sector;
  • Understands loan closing practices and some general real estate and collateral laws and regulations;
  • Performs post-closing data entry preparing file for servicing staff;
  • Assists with file maintenance including ongoing financial state review and corresponding loan rating;
  • Assists with maintaining customer loan files to include the following: Updated insurance coverage, security lien filings (filings/releases as needed), releases of real estate mortgages and current financial statements;
  • Assists with loan file audits;
  • Assists with the compilation of monthly reports and other paperwork as needed;
  • Handles a wide variety of confidential correspondence of a sensitive nature including typing letters, memos, reports, and loan closing documents from rough draft;

Monitors, prepares, and records CDC files in storage (paper and electronic formats). 

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS

Performs other duties as required.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

The incumbent is responsible to manage their performance in accordance with this job description and the performance expectations provided to them by management. If at any time the incumbent is unsure of their role or specific responsibilities, it is the incumbent’s responsibility to refer to their job description and ask for clarification from their supervisor. Management will work with the incumbent, as needed, to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and performance goals are achieved.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

The incumbent does not have any supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Education/experience equivalent to a high school diploma, or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and/or ABILITIES

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Working knowledge of various pieces of office equipment including but not limited to copiers, scanners and faxes;
  • Knowledge of basic loan documentation;
  • Communicates effectively in writing and speaks clearly and concisely.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Persistent daily contact with the public, governmental staff, department heads and officials, and public/private organizational representatives occur throughout all aspects of the work. Such communication is necessary in order to explain procedures, interpret guidelines, resolve problems, and represent the Deputy Mayor, the Mayor, and the City of Fort Wayne.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Indiana Driver’s License if a City Vehicle is used. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Apply Online

All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at www.cityoffortwayne.org. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

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