Weatherization Program Coordinator

Organization
Wright County Community Action
Organization Summary

Wright County Community Action (WCCA) has been in continuous service to the community since 1965. We are a private, 501(c)3 non-profit corporation and the designated Community Action Agency serving residents of Wright County. Over the course of our 53 years in this community, we’ve actively pursued our mission through a range of programs that target safe housing, hunger, nutrition, education, energy assistance, and a variety of other services that promote economic independence for people with low incomes. We strive to address economic disadvantage and community development with a multifaceted approach that individually confronts each challenge faced by low-income families.

Posting Date
Closing Date
Location in MN
Central
Job type
full-time
Salary

$25 -$31 per hour depending on qualifications and experience.

Primary Duties

Job Description:

Education and Experience:
•High School or equivalent with three (3) or more years or experience in the direct management, supervision and implementation of housing or energy -related programs.
•Current Building Performance Institute (BPI) Energy Auditor certification required.
•Preferred experience in residential energy auditing, including US DOE Weatherization Protocol and furnace testing experience.
Required Skills and Abilities
•Demonstrated ability in administration, personnel management and operations of related programs.
•Demonstrated ability to prepare written plans, budgets, and program descriptions and control program operations.
•Must be computer and technology capable and current in common and custom applications.
•Must possess strong communication and organizational skills.
•Ability to communicate effectively with varied socio-economic clients from diverse cultural backgrounds.
•Ability to attend job related training and regular day and night time meetings.
•Must have access to transportation for regular, local business travel.
Specific Responsibilities:
•Weatherization Budgeting and Expenditure and related Financial Tracking
•Assure on-going maintenance, understanding, and implementation of applicable laws rules and regulations pertaining to all related Weatherization programs.
•Coordinate community outreach and public information regarding Weatherization services so that the target population and general public is aware of the program and agency services.
•Maintain current written inventory of community resources for appropriate referral services.
•Provide individual education and counseling to clients regarding Weatherization services and other related programs in a confidential manner.
•Coordinate the provision of Weatherization services to clients through local contractors.
•Responsible for knowing MN State Weatherization Policy Manual program rules and guidelines
•Provide follow-up and referrals to clients as needed and prepare and maintain confidential client files.
•Coordinate the purchasing and maintenance of the on-going inventory of equipment.
•Develop and negotiate contracts and agreements for Weatherization programs and services.
•Maintain working relationship grantors and local units of government and partners.
•Prepares Grant Applications and related written reports, plans and documents for the Weatherization programs as needed.
•Prepares written operating policies and procedures that guide the Weatherization programs and other assigned projects and activities.
•Maintain professional job related skills and abilities by participating in approved and assigned training, workshops, conferences and meetings.
•Maintain open communication with supervisor and support staff on operations of Weatherization programs.
•Conducts weatherization audits on client homes using a wide variety of testing a diagnostic equipment (blower door, infrared cameras, CO testing, efficiency tests, etc.).
•Operate computers in daily operations including tracking and retrieving client information, entering audit data, word processing, and other related documents and correspondence.
•Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

Experience

Required education and experience:
•High School or equivalent with three (3) or more years or experience in the direct management, supervision and implementation of housing or energy -related programs.
•Current Building Performance Institute (BPI) Energy Auditor certification.

Preferred: Preferred experience in residential energy auditing, including US DOE Weatherization Protocol and furnace testing experience.

Required Skills:
•Demonstrated ability in administration, personnel management and operations of related programs.
•Demonstrated ability to prepare written plans, budgets, and program descriptions and control program operations.
•Must be computer and technology capable and current in common and custom applications.
•Must possess strong communication and organizational skills.
•Ability to communicate effectively with varied socio-economic clients from diverse cultural backgrounds.
•Ability to attend job related training and regular day and night time meetings.
•Must have access to transportation for regular, local business travel.

How to Apply

To apply, go to our employment page at: www.wccaweb.com. Then submit the application, cover letter, and resume.

NEWSLETTER

Get MN clean energy news & opportunities