Weatherization Director

POSITION: Weatherization Director

SUPERVISOR: Partners’ Executive Director

PAY RATE: $90,000.00 per year to $115,000.00 per year

WORK SITE: All of Partners' Service Area

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Weatherization Director is responsible for the development of the weatherization programs and direction of the program managers for the counties of Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Sheboygan, Ozaukee and Northern Milwaukee. He/she will work with the program managers to develop, plan, direct, control, and coordinate such programs within the federal and state guidelines and policies. He/she will lend his/her expertise to other staff in molding a program of comprehensive, effective services. The Weatherization Director shall conduct the weatherization programs as specifically outlined in the approved DOA-DES contracts/work plan(s) as his/ her basic responsibility. He/she must also conduct and coordinate other phases of the agency's energy-related and housing services.

Pre Employment Drug Screening Required

Background Check Required

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Plan, direct, and monitor the implementation of a comprehensive weatherization/ energy conservation programs in accordance with the approved DOA-DES contracts and federal/state regulations and policies; determine, sequence, and direct all activities concerned with home energy conservation repair, assembly, and installation; must make on-site home visits as needed and appropriate.
  2. Control, monitor, and coordinate all program activities area-wide within the agency's weatherization/energy conservation programs, assuring conformity with contracts/program guidelines and work plans.
  3. Direct and control overall planning and direction setting of any new program development activity; recommend and establish achievable goals in all service weatherization contracts. Provide monthly reports to the Executive Director.
  4. Provide effective program organization and management, which will effectively carry out all projects, activities including the issuance of necessary program operation directives and policy-development guidelines.
  5. Participate as required and/or appropriate in all phases of staff energy-conservation/home weatherization training; attend conferences, lectures, and workshops as required.
  6. Approve the requisition of tools, equipment, materials, and supplies as needed for the effective and efficient completion of project services and activities; assume full responsibility for the inventory, control, and maintenance of project equipment.
  7. Monitor, evaluate, and review new directions/guidelines/policies and other changes in weatherization/energy conservation programs; keep the Executive Director advised of the current status of the funded program(s) (e.g., weaknesses, problems, and successes); recommend appropriate changes when necessary.
  8. Maintain appropriate records on the home weatherization projects' activities to assure that the approved contracts/work program requirements are met; implement appropriate methods for measuring the agency's progress toward achieving the stated contract goals and objectives.
  9. Prepare the budget and monthly activity reports on the home weatherization services for incremental assessment, evaluation, and adjustment as required to meet contract commitments; submit all required reports to the State DOA-DEHCR in a complete and timely manner.
  10. Continually review the capabilities of program staff. Recommend organization and staff assignments to realize maximum results from staff talents and resources.
  11. Establish, administer, and coordinate an effective employee performance appraisal program covering all project staff in accordance with existing agency policy/instruction.
  12. Plan and conduct sufficient marketing activities ensuring a constant stream of clients which is sufficient to meet the contractual goals of the agency.
  13. Acquire and maintain a working knowledge of Local, State, and Federal regulations related to Weatherization Assistance Program activities. Stay Abreast of changes regarding client and building eligibility, material and services procurement requirements, energy modeling standards, customer Health and Safety regulations, and residential construction employee safety requirements and procedures.
  14. Provide a periodic evaluation and overall review of existing and/or future programs; measure and report on program results relative to contract obligations.
  15. Directly supervise the activities of program management staff; assume full personnel management authority for all program staff, including contractors and sub-contractors. Provide overall program planning and general project direction.
  16. Establish measures to insure that project activities and objectives are communicated to the general population.
  17. Establish and maintain rapport between other agencies concerning the implementation of the programs.
  18. Assist the Executive Director with marketing, planning, budgeting, proposal writing, and expansion of the program and its components to improve services and increase capacity.
  19. Represent the Executive Director in meeting and other business functions when the Executive Director has other commitments.
  20. Assist the Executive Director with quarterly and monthly reports when necessary, including annual report, financial reports, annual budget, and special.
  21. Establish and maintain the effective working relationships within the agency, assuring coordination with all Partners’ programs and components and the area-wide community.
  22. Perform additional tasks as directed by the Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirement listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Community Education, Community Development, Business Administration, Non Profit Management, or a related field preferred..
  • A minimum of four (4) years of construction trade experience, of which at least two (2) years include supervisory experience. Prefer knowledge of construction and building science.
  • State funded Weatherization and/or Housing Program experience preferred.
  • Ability to become Energy Auditor certified (or other standard as needed) is required.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Solid Computer skills, including spreadsheet and word processing software.
  • Respect for confidentiality of information received.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license required.
  • Bilingual or multilingual abilities preferred.
  • Must understand and demonstrate competence with linear measurements; ability to relate existing structures to diagrams and measurements and vice versa.
  • As an "exempt" staff person (i.e., exempt from the wage-hour overtime provisions), the Weatherization Director is deemed a professional and salaried staff person. As such he/she is employed and paid "for the job," and his/her employment expectation is full performance/achievement of all job responsibilities without regard to the time required for such performance. Further, he/she must be reliable to work conscientiously, diligently, and well on his/her own without continuous immediate supervision.
  • Possess integrity, honesty, and respect for law, human rights and dignity, the agency's prescribed ethical code, federal/state regulations, agency policy, and management directives.

 ACCOUNTABILITY/AUTHORITY

The Weatherization Director must report directly to the Executive Director and work under his/her supervision and direction.

An Equal Opportunity Employer Functioning Under an Affirmative Action Plan

BENEFITS:

                   Insurance:                        Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance 
                   Leave and Holidays:           Vacation, Paid Holidays
                   Retirement & Financial:      Retirement
                   Education and Training:      Paid Training, Tuition Reimbursement
                   Other Benefit:                   6% Employer Contribution in Simplified Employee Pension Plan, 
                                                           Floating Holidays

Partners for Community Development, Inc. is a non profit community-based agency committed to providing housing related services.

HOW TO APPLY:

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                  or mail to:
                  Attn: Human Resources 
                  Partners for Community Development, Inc.
                  1407 S. 13th Street, Sheboygan, WI 53081