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Position Duties: The Critical Repair Construction Management Officer (CRCMO) is a highly skilled professional that analyzes residential properties, evaluates plans, specifications and contractors’ bids; inspect rehabilitation work. This position also recommends construction draws of project funds; monitors local housing agencies administration of Single-Family Housing (SFH) programs; and provides technical assistance to loan applicants, local governments and contractors on loan programs offered by SFH. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible to identify deviation from the scope of work and acceptable quality in workmanship and materials. The incumbent also works with the Special Loans team to ensure that applicants and contractors understand the program guidelines and that all work is completed within these parameters. The incumbent is required to have in-depth knowledge of building systems, codes, and regulations relevant to residential construction. Considerable knowledge of the materials, methods, and practices used in various types of construction and of the stages in construction; codes, regulations, and ordinances governing construction, alteration, and repair. Ability to recognize complex conditions likely to result in collapse or failure of facilities and structures under construction. The CRCMO will look for opportunities to impact housing overall energy conservation by identifying eligible services through our weatherization programs. Click here for the full posting!

Position Duties: The Critical Repair Construction Management Officer (CRCMO) is a highly skilled professional that analyzes residential properties, evaluates plans, specifications and contractors’ b...

Do you like working with data? Are you passionate about ending poverty in America? Apply to become a Research Analyst for NASCSP and get an opportunity to work with data at a national scale and help tell the story for two federal programs with HHS and DOE.

The role of the Research Analyst will work closely with the Directors to conduct research on CSBG, Community Action, WAP and energy efficiency-related issues, as well as general poverty research to inform agency and network-wide work. Responsibilities include review and analysis of program evaluation data, development of infographics to visualize and communicate data, design and management of client surveys, interviews with service providers, and written reports. The Research Analyst also will be responsible for managing key grants in the Research department to ensure completion of deliverables related to data collection, review, and analysis.

Click here to view the full posting! Interested parties should send their cover letter and resume, in one PDF document, to nascspempops@gmail.com. Please note the job title “Research Analyst” with your last name in the subject line. For best consideration, please apply by March 15, 2024.

Do you like working with data? Are you passionate about ending poverty in America? Apply to become a Research Analyst for NASCSP and get an opportunity to work with data […]

Position Duties This position evaluates the work performed by Local Weatherization Agencies and State Weatherization Contractors. Evaluations consist of site visits, desk-top data monitoring and training and technical assistance to network partners. This position may administer CDA specialized programs that may include but not limited to CDA Energy weatherization loans or grants pertaining to single family housing and or multifamily housing, community revitalization or commercial projects. This position will assist DHCD Single Family Energy Programs’ senior managers achieve the production goals of the funding sources and ensure compliance with program rules and regulations.  This employee may also examine, analyze, review and approve proposed contractors, architects, plans and specifications, construction estimates, work scope, environmental investigations and other related analysis on projects selected for multi-family weatherization financing or grants within CDA Energy. This position is also responsible for monitoring the progression of funded projects and may include approving requisitions at varying stages of construction. The work may require travel throughout the State of Maryland to attend conferences, hearings, meetings, or site inspections. Click here to view the full posting.

Position Duties This position evaluates the work performed by Local Weatherization Agencies and State Weatherization Contractors. Evaluations consist of site visits, desk-top data monitoring and train...

Core Job Duties: The Field Inspectors/Trainers will be responsible for conducting technical program monitoring and home inspections to assure compliance with WAP program standards and regulations, write program reports, and provide training and technical assistance on WAP requirements to support the success of local Weatherization agencies and subcontractors. Home inspections include going into homes, attics, crawl spaces and under mobile homes. The Field Inspectors/Trainers will utilize a WAP computerized residential energy audit and diagnostic tools in conducting inspections and provide training and technical assistance to subgrantees on using the audit and associated tools.  This position is required to be Energy Auditor (EA) and Quality Control Inspector (QCI) certified within 6 months of beginning this position. View the full job posting here and apply before February 29, 2024!

Core Job Duties: The Field Inspectors/Trainers will be responsible for conducting technical program monitoring and home inspections to assure compliance with WAP program standards and regulations, wri...

Functions

Directs the activities of a small to medium-sized professional and administrative support staff through lower-level supervisors, including hiring, training, evaluating job performance of subordinates, and coordinating work assignments. Coordinates and monitors the implementation of grants, contracts, and/or loan programs by overseeing funding procedures, developing goals and objectives, and monitoring implementation to ensure compliance with institution policies, laws, and regulations. Prepares financial reports, negotiates funding sources, monitors disbursements and invoices involving granting and contracting agencies, and allocates resources for programs. Prepares statistical reports by analyzing grant information, develops record keeping procedures, and disseminates information to program participants and funding sources concerning new programs or changes. Reviews grants for compliance, recommends reallocation of funds, and researches and recommends sources for new funding. Performs other duties as assigned.

Preferred Quaifications

  • Master's degree and 1 year of supervisory experience or bachelor's degree and 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Understanding of residential weatherization
  • Experience researching and drafting policies that comply with federal regulations
  • Experience developing and monitoring programs based on approved policy
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and handle unanticipated needs and requests
  • Experience working with a staff team assigned to a program or project
  • Excellent speaking, writing, and presentation skills using a variety of tools, such as PowerPoint, and video conferencing systems, such as Zoom
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Functions Directs the activities of a small to medium-sized professional and administrative support staff through lower-level supervisors, including hiring, training, evaluating job performance of sub...

Position Duties: The Program Associate is responsible for answering and fulfilling administrative requests from network partners like the release of duplicates, answering customer calls and resolving their concerns, reviewing and approving applications for grant weatherization services, tracking lead assignments, and assisting program managers with administrative tasks. This position will assist department staff with ensuring client applications and requests are completed in a timely manner. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in customer service, organization, and case management. This is a unique opportunity for a qualified candidate to join our team during a period of significant growth in the industry for a long-term career that includes a competitive salary, State benefits, industry-standard continuing education, and a hybrid work schedule. Click here to view the full posting!

Position Duties: The Program Associate is responsible for answering and fulfilling administrative requests from network partners like the release of duplicates, answering customer calls and resolving ...

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Senior Program Manager provides oversight and management to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation (BIL) Training and Technical Assistance (T&TA) grant and other energy-related projects for NASCSP. The WAP Senior Program Manager will develop and provide resources, technical assistance, and deliver training to streamline the implementation of the BIL funds to the WAP Grantee Managers and staff. They will provide remote and on-site training and technical support for state fiscal, programmatic, and technical staff to include targeted coaching of new state staff. The primary responsibilities for this role include the following:
  • Lead NASCSP program management of the BIL Training and Technical Assistance
  • Developing and delivering timely training and technical assistance that enhances the WAP Grantees’ ability to administer the WAP in accordance with all federal guidelines, while striving to meet planned spending and production goals for the BIL funds.
  • Collecting and disseminating the most useful WAP information and tools, specifically relating to WAP operations, workforce development, competitive grants, and recent or current Department of Energy (DOE) WAP initiatives.
  • Developing Grantee tools to assist ongoing WAP operations and
Communicate the success of the program and provide central repository for BIL and competitive grants success stories and best practices. Click here to view the full posting! Interested parties should send their cover letter and resume, in one PDF document, to nascspempops@gmail.com. Please note the job title “WAP Sr. PM - BIL” with your last name in the subject line. For best consideration, please apply by March 18, 2024.

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Senior Program Manager provides oversight and management to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation (BIL) Training and Tec...

This position assists the Assistant Director of Energy in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the Weatherization Unit’s programs and is fully empowered to act on behalf of the Assistant Director. DUTIES:
  1. Leadership and collaboration: Represent Commerce on program-related state, regional, and national associations and advisory groups; promotes and maintain strong, creative, and strategic partnerships with entities under program contract, non-profit organizations, federal funding agencies, other state agencies, consumer advocates, and industry representatives.
  2. Lead and organize: Provide clear direction while allowing employees to organize their own time and work. Orchestrate individual and teams collaboration by helping connect people, ideas, and work to leverage our collective talents. Organize unit structure to maximize available resources; support effective interpersonal communication and cooperation; establish goals and strategic direction; set priorities and timelines; delegate responsibilities for unit staff to achieve desired outcomes, as well as track and oversee tasks performed by staff being supervised by other unit supervisors. Engage in active succession planning to ensure program continuity during periods of change and development.
  3. Plan, align, deploy, develop workforce: Provide vision and help connect strategy, tactics, and tasks to our people and their work. Help groups and individuals understand how their contributions align with our strategic direction. Assess work to be performed; establish the number of employees required; determine body of work needed to meet program responsibilities with available resources; conduct and direct hiring; identify and support training and mentoring needs and opportunities, as well as provide regular feedback, coaching, and guidance; set goals and expectations; evaluate job performance; correct performance.
  4. Performance accountability: Calculate risk, evaluate benefits and tradeoffs; align decisions to strategy. Balance inspiring employees and driving employees for results. Help team members and peers achieve our goals. Direct development and application of consistent monitoring and inspection protocol; set up systems to ensure contractors receive required monitoring and inspections; ensure timely preparation of monitoring and inspection reports; establish system to collect and analyze contractor performance data; prepare reports on program achievements, both internal and external, including Results Commerce; conduct regular program evaluations to show cost, benefits, and improvement strategies
  5. Fiscal accountability: Plan and control unit’s budget to ensure efficient and accountable use of unit resources, to keep in alignment with state budget authority and allotment expectations; set up systems for contractor authority, invoicing, reasonableness, approval, and processing
  6. Program administration: Direct development of clear program contract terms, polices, and procedures; ensure that policies and procedures are effectively aligned with statutes and rules, the agency’s strategic plan and performance expectations, and the authorizing authority
  7. Communication: Expand influence by supporting convening and storytelling. Articulately and professionally speak and present before external stakeholders, including the legislature and congress, other state agencies, federal agencies, national associations, agency boards and advisory groups, contractors and partners; review and write correspondence and reports.
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This position assists the Assistant Director of Energy in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the Weatherization Unit’s programs and is fully empowered to act on behalf of the Assistant...

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Directs, coordinates, and evaluates all key functions and services of WAP, including outreach, intake, administration, and field operations.
  • Supervises administrative and field staff, providing training, assigning work, and evaluating performance.
  • Develops and implements WAP policies, procedures, and objectives consistent with local, state, and federal regulations, grant requirements, building codes, and industry best practices, and institutes effective monitoring tools to maximize productivity and improve performance.
  • Provides top-notch customer service to all stakeholders, including recipients, contractors, other City agencies, grantors, external organizations, etc., and ensures that subordinate staff do the same.
  • Prepares, implements, and monitors program budget.
  • Submits applications for federal and state grants, tracks and ensures completion of grant goals and objectives, and reports on performance of grant-funded programs to grantors.
  • Prepares contractor bid solicitations, approves contractor quotes and invoices, and resolves contractor disputes.
  • Acts as a liaison with local, state, and federal organizations and officials on all related WAP matters.
  • Provides technical assistance to staff and contractors in the disciplines of weatherization and energy conservation.
  • Conducts on-site inspections of weatherization projects to ensure compliance with appropriate building and construction codes and weatherization goals and standards.
  • Performs other duties as required.
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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Directs, coordinates, and evaluates all key functions and services of WAP, including outreach, intake, administration, and field operations. Supervises administrative and field sta...

Position Duties: The main purpose of this position is to oversee the success of the energy programs in meeting program participation goals. The Business Development Manager is responsible for establishing and fostering relationships with energy program partners, including other state agencies, local governments, non-profits, homeowners, and others to optimize the deployment of programs, continually improve the programs’ image, foster a greater statewide awareness, and help Maryland citizens gain access to the energy programs. This position evaluates past and current energy program performance by tracking relevant performance data such as number of applications, type of applications, participation rates, success rates of specific outreach activities, lead conversion rates, etc. The incumbent is responsible for creating and maintaining relevant tracking sheets, and providing relevant data as requested by energy program managers. This position is fully responsible for developing all marketing strategies for DHCD’s energy programs in collaboration with the Office of Public Information (OPI). The incumbent will work closely with staff at OPI to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of marketing activities and adjust strategies as needed to meet the energy program participation goals. This includes identifying program needs, all potential outreach channels, defining regularly planned marketing activities and campaigns by channel, determining referral partners and ways to strengthen client referrals, designing strategies to expand existing efforts and tap into existing channels, etc. This position is responsible for developing all outreach strategies for DHCD’s energy programs in collaboration with the Office of Community Engagement (OCE). The incumbent will work with staff at OCE to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of outreach activities and adjust strategies as needed to meet the energy program participation goals. This includes identifying relevant outreach events, coordinating staffing for outreach events, stocking sufficient program collateral as well as promotional materials, etc. This position relates to the mission of the agency by helping low and moderate-income Maryland residents gain access to affordable housing and helps to increase the percentage of low and moderate-income Maryland households who live in decent housing. This position requires close coordination and communication with key industry stakeholders, working successfully with representatives from various community-based organizations with respect to diverse populations and cultures with the aim of strengthening the existing and forging new relationships to maximize program opportunities statewide.   Check out the full posting here!  

Position Duties: The main purpose of this position is to oversee the success of the energy programs in meeting program participation goals. The Business Development Manager is responsible for establis...

Location of Position 7800 Harkins Road Lanham, MD 20706 Position Duties: The Department of Housing and Community Development is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Federal Compliance Administrator to join our team. The Federal Compliance Administrator provides support to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), Program Manager, program staff, contractors and stakeholders to ensure the effective delivery of WAP services. The individual in this position will assist with managing the performance of the non-profit subgrantees that provide energy efficiency services on behalf of the State. The Federal Compliance Administrator evaluates performance, provides technical assistance, and completes financial compliance monitoring of individual WAP-funded community service agencies. The incumbent assists with providing technical assistance/expertise to internal and external constituencies in the areas of compliance with program regulations, requirements and policies. This position will evaluate subgrantee financial statements and provide notice to the WAP Program Manager when an agency’s financial health may be at risk. The position will also provide recommendations to the WAP Program Manager to stabilize and improve agency financial health. The Federal Compliance Administrator trains new staff on desktop compliance and performance review documents, on-site monitoring techniques and use of the prescribed review checklist. The Federal Compliance Administrator will assist the WAP Program Manager in policy development, budget and contractor management, event planning, communications, and outreach. This position is also responsible for assistance with weatherization job cost accounting, program support cost accounting, and grant cost allocation, accounting, and invoicing. This is a unique opportunity for a qualified candidate to join our team during a period of significant growth in the industry for a long-term career that includes a competitive salary, State benefits, industry standard continuing education, and a hybrid work schedule. Click here to view the full posting!

Location of Position 7800 Harkins Road Lanham, MD 20706 Position Duties: The Department of Housing and Community Development is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Federal Compliance Administrat...

Core Duties Perform home energy audits and inspections, client education, health, and safety testing.  Inspect weatherization work in process and provide technical advice and consultation to contractors. Inspect and evaluate heating systems for repair or replacement.  Perform quality control inspections of completed weatherization and heating system work to ensure program specifications are met. We are willing to train a suitable candidate. Core Qualifications Ability to measure dimensions of residential spaces, perform mathematical calculations, and incorporate program regulations and procedures. Ability to accurately record information, meet deadlines, and maintain confidentiality. Ashrae 62-2 2016, LEAD Renovator’s Certification, OSHA 10 trainings preferred, although not required. Will train a suitable candidate. Minimum Requirements at employment:
  • All candidates must undergo an in-depth background check where applicable; prior to beginning employment, including drug screening, CORI, SORI, and driver record.
  • Date of posting 1/22/24-position is open until a suitable candidate is found.
  • Candidate must be able to comply with the agency's COVID-19 vaccine mandate upon hire.
  • Valid MA state driver’s license.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age to apply.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and job application online or mail directly to: South Shore Community Action Council Attn: Human Resources | 71 Obery Street | Plymouth, MA 02360 jobs@sscac.org SSCAC, Inc. is an EEO/ADA Employer | Promoting Diversity in the Workplace Competitive Pay, excellent employee benefits package, and teamwork environment Employee retention new hire sign-on bonus $1000 (taxable) incentive is available after 90 successful consecutive days of employment, newly hired employees only. (seasonal and rehired employees are not eligible for the new-hire employee retention sign-on bonus.) View the full posting here!

Core Duties Perform home energy audits and inspections, client education, health, and safety testing.  Inspect weatherization work in process and provide technical advice and consultation to contract...

General Purpose of the Job Responsible for conducting monitoring of Weatherization Assistance Program job files, equipment inventory, in-progress and completed field work, at every program agency in the state. Provide technical assistance in the field to bring resolution to technical and training issues. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical assistance with NEAT/MHEA audits, using inspection equipment, conducting CAZ tests, site visits, webinars, and phone consultations.
  • Perform NEAT/MHEA audit desk reviews-monthly; audit/invoice reviews- for 20% of monthly completions for 20 sub-grantees; includes tracking of all corrections, and documenting approvals.
  • Complete general office work, including reporting, recording, and filing of program-related information; Hancock/ADMS Reporting, and expense report/mileage tracking.
  • Conduct monitoring of sub-grantees, including file reviews and inspection of completed dwellings; prepare necessary follow-up correspondence within established deadlines.
The pay range is $58,500 - $63,000. Apply before February 8, 2024. View the full posting here!

General Purpose of the Job Responsible for conducting monitoring of Weatherization Assistance Program job files, equipment inventory, in-progress and completed field work, at every program agency in t...

SUMMARY

Oversee the operations of Green Jobs Academy (GJA) at South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC) including resource development, financial management, and cultivation of new opportunities for expansion and long-term viability. GJA is an IREC-accredited and DOE-approved training center specializing in residential weatherization trainings and provides continuing education units (CEUs) for MA Construction Supervisor License and Business Performance Institute (BPI).  

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the operational and fiscal activities of the program/department to include: staffing levels, budgets, and financial goals, with input from Division Director
  • Manage all grants and contracts to maximize revenue and attainment of outcomes.
  • Identify and pursue new opportunities for growth and sustainability of the program.
  • Recruit, manage, develop, and evaluate staff by providing timely mentoring, training and performance management.
  • Partner with management and staff in structuring and implementing the program design.
  • Develop strong external relationships with funders, community partners, and trainers/contractors to support growth and regional expansion efforts.
  • Monitor key performance metrics and provide regular program updates as requested
  • Provide oversight of financial reporting and billing by partnering with the Finance department
  • Ensure accurate student/trainee files and provide necessary course data per program requirements.
  • Audit the program on a regular basis and make recommendations for changes/improvements.
  • Routinely monitor trainee and trainer/contractor satisfaction
  • Ensure all industry standards compliance certifications and accreditations are maintained in active status.
  • Participate in supervision, SMOC committees and multi-disciplinary teams as required.
  • Engage all clients by understanding and addressing their needs whether within or outside the scope of work.
  • Lead and participate in team meetings and communicate effectively with clients and staff in other areas.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client, employee and agency information in accordance with federal and state laws and funder requirements
  • Ensure compliance with program/department/funder requirements, and SMOC policies & procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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SUMMARY Oversee the operations of Green Jobs Academy (GJA) at South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC) including resource development, financial management, and cultivation of new opportunities for ...

Position Description The Senior Research Analyst assists in the design and development of research projects at NASCSP. They work closely with the Directors to conduct research on CSBG, WAP, Community Action, and general poverty research to inform agency and network work, as well as legislative goals. Responsibilities include managing and leading specific grant projects, as well as research and policy tasks, such as the design and management of client surveys, interviews with service providers, analysis of program evaluation data, and written reports. The Senior Research Analyst reports to the Research Director. Click here to view the full posting! For best consideration, please apply by February 7, 2024.

Position Description The Senior Research Analyst assists in the design and development of research projects at NASCSP. They work closely with the Directors to conduct research on CSBG, WAP, Community ...