CDA Financial Analyst II (C21013/393328)
Construction Administrative Assistant
|Department||DHCD - Div of Dev Finance - Housing Dev Program|
|Date Opened||10/7/2021 12:44:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||10/22/2021 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$20.28 - $26.14/hour (Grade 14 Base - Step 9 with promotional growth to $32.17)|
|HR Analyst||Kathleen Hubbard|
This is a contractual position with limited State of Maryland benefits
Work that matters. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) 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, DHCD 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, DHCD 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.
The main purpose of this position is: To help manage the process and procedure of construction management for the Community Development Administration’s Multifamily Housing Development Programs.
DHCD offers a flexible work schedule, telework and job-sharing options, training, advancement and career path opportunities, casual business dress on Fridays, and a competitive salary. There is ample parking and our offices is in walking distance to the New Carrollton MARC Train Station.
LOCATION OF POSITION
7800 Harkins Road Lanham, MD 20706.
The Department of Housing and Community Development Headquarters is located in Prince George's County across from the New Carrollton Metro stop.
This position serves as primary assistant and processor. The main purpose of this position is to assist in managing the loan from initial closing through construction and final closing, including the review and approval of construction draws and cost certifications. This position requires the ability to understand multifamily underwriting policies, rules, and regulations and to apply that understanding to budgets and the construction draw process to make accurate and timely recommendations to the Manager.
The position is assigned to the Construction Finance team and is responsible for assisting with each stage of the project including the initial closing, construction payment and final closing process. The person performing this job must have a strong accounting background, be proficient in spreadsheet programs (excel), and possess strong organizational skills and deal well with customers (both verbally and written). The position also provides back-up to the Construction Finance Managers as needed. Financing types handled include multifamily bond loans, State rental housing loans, Partnership Rental Housing Program loans, Shelter and Transitional Housing grants, HOME loans for multifamily rental housing, and Office and Commercial Space Conversion Program loans.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Four years experience in rehabilitation or home improvement mortgage underwriting or loan analysis.
1. Applicants may substitute pertinent volunteer and/or part-time experience is acceptable. Please document the number of hours spent per week in this type of experience on the employment application form.
2. Applicants may substitute education at an accredited college or university on a year-for-year basis for up to two years of the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in the Financial Analysis classification series or Financial Analysis specialty codes on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
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.
Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Unofficial transcripts, certifications or diplomas to document educational or certification qualifications are required. Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted with your application. 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.
Please note: 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.
The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. 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 your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position.
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits. Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who has worked 106 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to:
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 email to Kathleen.Hubbard@maryland.gov. Please include the following information in the body of the email:
- Attn: Kathleen Hubbard, 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 these positions and cannot apply online please fill out the paper application. For questions concerning these positions, please call 301-429-7418.
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