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CDA Lending and Risk Analyst II (088499)

Assistant Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Manager

Recruitment #23-003726-0002


This is a Skilled Service position with full 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 U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) and other federal funds.    The Maryland WAP works to improve energy efficiency, household safety, and educate the public on energy efficiency. The program assists low-income people and is focused on the elderly, disabled, families with children, consumers with high energy usage and the energy burdened. The goal is to keep Maryland citizens warm in the winter, cool in the summer and safe all year long while maintaining energy efficiency.  




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.


The Assistant Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Manager will assist in managing the performance of the non-profit subgrantees that provide energy efficiency services on behalf of the State. This position will be responsible for ensuring WAP meets the contractual obligations with DOE and DHCD. This position will assist in providing management and oversight to ensure all program funds are spent and all units weatherized, while also ensuring quality work is performed within the federal and state rules and regulations. This position will also establish and foster partnerships with other agencies who oversee funds that can be leveraged to maximize the use of the federal dollars awarded to WAP. 

The position assists the single and multifamily teams in numerous capacities ranging from research, invoicing and track program expenses. Works closely with the Sr. Operations Manager and Program Managers to ensure communication on budgets, balances and allocations are correct. Monitor CDA programs and/or projects to ensure compliance with Federal, and State Laws and Regulations. 
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 free parking, and our offices are located in walking distance to the New Carrollton MARC Train Station.


Experience: Seven years of experience evaluating the risk involved in granting single family, multifamily and commercial loans, government assistance programs, and/or construction management.


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Architecture, Construction Management, Finance, Economics, Real Estate, Architecture or any other related field and three years of experience evaluating the risk involved in granting single family, multifamily and commercial loans, government assistance programs, and/or construction management for the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in loan specialist classification, loan specialist specialty codes in the loan specialist field of work, or 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.


  • Experience collecting data, interpreting and recognizing trends and preparing reports
  • Experience managing and/or administering grant programs
  • Experience working with low income and/or at-risk populations



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. Candidates will be subject to a Microsoft Excel test and a writing sample.



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

Jamaal Simpson

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

  • Attn: Jamaal Simpson, 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 301-429-7781. 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.

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