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HCD COMMUNITY PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR II [088984]

Energy Efficiency Management Officer II

Recruitment #18-001207-0002

Introduction

This is a permanent Skilled Service position with full State of Maryland benefits.

Work that Matters - The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is a national leader in the financing of affordable housing and revitalizing communities.  This is an opportunity to join this nationally-recognized, award-winning organization and apply your skills to this high public purpose and challenging area.  Annually, the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development finances approximately 2,700 units of multifamily rental housing in 40 properties, amounting to $350 million in construction and permanent financing.  Funding comes from a variety of sources, including state-appropriated funds, taxable and tax-exempt revenue bonds, federal low income housing tax credits, federal HOME funds and other federal funds.  Additionally, the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development administers rental assistance programs and innovative initiatives designed to expand affordable housing opportunities for persons with disabilities, increase the energy efficiency and sustainability of affordable multifamily developments, and preserve rental housing.

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, Maryland 20706

The Department of Housing and Community Development's Headquarters Office is located in Prince George's County across from the New Carrollton Metro stop.

POSITION DUTIES

The Division of Community Development Administration is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as the Energy Efficiency Management Officer II. 

This position is the full performance level position responsible for evaluating requests for energy efficiency financing for multifamily rental housing projects.  This includes processing and assisting in the review of applications; issuing reservation letters, commitments and other correspondence; closing loans; determining compliance with regulations and guidelines, and assisting in the preparation of monthly and annual reports on the status of financing programs.  The types of projects reviewed will generally consist of 20 or more units; one or more sources of financing, moderate to high risk factors; and fixed rate or deferred loans.   

In addition, this position oversees recipient programs, coordinates analysis of data, and accounting for expenditures of programs funds. This position also supervises the production of the Energy Management Officer I and the Multifamily Energy Reporting Officer.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of administrative or professional experience to include two years of financing experience or providing technical assistance for development or rehabilitation of multifamily or single family housing; neighborhood revitalization and business development; community infrastructure development; or historic preservation programs.

Notes:

1. Additional administrative or professional experience as defined above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional job-related education may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience at a rate of thirty credit hours for each year of experience.

3. Candidate may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in business and industry classification or business and industry specialty codes in the housing management field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Two years of experience in reconciliation and data validation of invoices or analyzing funding request or reviewing and processing statistical data.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience in energy efficiency

Experience in weatherization

Experience in affordable housing development

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to perform in a fast paced environment

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for the recruitment.  Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service.  This evaluation may be required prior to hire.  For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925.  Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.  Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification.

Successful candidates must document eligibility to work in the U.S. upon hire. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints.  All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986.  Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer. 

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of these positions.  You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on our application.  Report all experience and education that is related to these positions. 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to:

Drew Holcombe, Department of Housing and Community Development, Office of Human Resources,  7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706.

All application materials must be received by the filing deadline. If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via e-mail to drew.holcombe@maryland.gov.

Please include the following information in the body of the email:

  • Attn: Drew Holcombe, Senior HR Generalist
  • Your First and Last Name
  • Recruitment#
  • Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment

Incorrect application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted. If you are interested in the position and cannot apply online please fill out the revised paper application which can be found on JobAps.  For questions concerning this position, please call 301-429-7546.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.