$24 – $32 an hour
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.
Program Excellence: WholeHome, Energy and Business Lending Programs
Who we are and what we do: We are a fast paced, dynamic team committed to serving Maryland households. We are looking for team players that share our vision or program excellence and our commitment to customer service. We achieve program excellence through continuous process improvement involving everyone in a collaborative and collegial team centered environment. Our division works within the Department to administer a wide range of programs using a variety of funding sources. For example, the Housing and Building Energy Programs have assisted over 47,000 households in the last 9 years with an annual estimated budget of around $32,000,000. Our programs offer weatherization, energy efficiency, and health and safety improvement services to single family, multifamily, and commercial buildings in the state. Most of our programs serve limited income Maryland households. We work to continually improve our division of highly experienced and certified staff by bringing in individuals who strengthen and broaden the skillset of our team. We continually cross train to allow each team member to make significant contributions to our suite of complex programs.
The programs that the division administers provide energy efficiency improvements that help reduce costs to residents, increase comfort, improve health and safety in the home, support local employment, and contribute strongly towards meeting the State’s environmental goals. This program portfolio consists of programs such as the US Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), EmPOWER Low Income Energy Efficiency Program (LIEEP), EmPOWER Maryland Energy Efficiency Tune-up Program (MEET), EmPOWER Multifamily Energy Efficiency and Affordable Housing Program (MEEHA), Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) for Crisis/No-Heat/No-Cool, Energy Efficiency Homes Construction Loan Program (NetZero), and the BeSMART Home Energy Loan Program (BeSMART).
The Energy Construction Management Officer (ECMO) is a highly skilled professional applying their understanding of building science to assure effective energy efficiency retrofits in single family and multifamily buildings. The ECMO is a project manager for energy conservation projects interacting with projects in all 4 stages of the project funding process: Application, Project Review, Construction, and Completion. The ECMO applies their understanding of building construction and assemblies,
energy diagnostic and modeling methodologies, and energy conservation measure
recommendations to review and approve energy audits, energy conservation scopes of work, product specifications, payment requests, perform cost benefit analysis, and work progression inspections. The energy retrofit work may be part of a stand-alone energy retrofit project, a more comprehensive substantial or moderate rehabilitation effort, or new construction project. Typical project size will be 20 to 200 units and may
involve low-rise, mid-rise, or high-rise construction.
Job Type: Contract
Pay: $24.00 – $32.00 per hour
Work Location: One location