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Housing Assessment & Quality Assurance Program Manager

OVERVIEW

The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative™ (GHHI) is an innovative model designed to create healthy, safe and energy-efficient homes for low-income residents while driving down healthcare and energy costs to taxpayers. GHHI has launched in 30 cities across the nation and is expanding aggressively to meet the growing demand for its model and services. GHHI collaborates with government agencies, philanthropy, and community housing service providers to implement an efficient and integrated process from application intake through the housing intervention process. GHHI’s delivery model is based on its data-driven philosophy that public and private social investments are optimized and program outcomes are maximized when the energy, health and safety needs of an occupied home are addressed comprehensively, efficiently and simultaneously.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Housing Assessment & Quality Assurance Program Manager is responsible for the effective and efficient functioning of all comprehensive housing assessments, project scopes and Quality Assurance/Quality Control inspections for the Housing Intervention Services under assigned contracts and grants. This position will provide day to day management of the Healthy Homes and Energy Efficiency assessment, in-house technical training, general health and safety protocols and QA/QC activities for all housing interventions conducted at GHHI. The Housing Assessment & Quality Assurance Program Manager is a working-manager position with responsibility for conducting comprehensive housing assessments and project scopes in addition to program and staff management.

  • Manage all comprehensive housing assessments, project scopes, in-house technical training and Quality Assurance/Quality Control inspections
  • Supervise and develop program staff
  • Assure quality Healthy Homes interventions, environmental assessments, and energy audits delivery in targeted communities
  • Coordinate lead hazard reduction, energy efficiency, and weatherization interventions with the Hazard Reduction Team as part of the comprehensive GHHI approach
  • Assist senior management in the development and implementation of program and organizational policy and strategic planning
  • Ensure consistent implementation of Healthy Homes program protocols
  • Ensure strict adherence by program staff to safe work practices and worker safety rules in accordance with all HUD, EPA, OSHA, MDE, MOSH, and Baltimore City laws, regulations, and guidelines as well as GHHI policies
  • Report data in compliance with standards and regulations
  • Maintain internal weekly project reports
  • Update Healthy Homes program intervention protocols and training modules on lead, asthma, and other home-based environmental health issues through regular review of current best practices for Healthy Homes and new or revised contract and grant requirements
  • Represent GHHI and present Healthy Homes trainings to program partners, health and housing professionals, property owners, parents, and community residents
  • Build community and stakeholder partnerships to promote prevention education and link GHHI services to target audiences, providers and stakeholders
  • Assist in the development and implementation of effective program evaluation
  • Monitor the program’s achievement toward meeting program benchmarks
  • Identify program barriers and develop and implement recommendations to address them
  • Conduct team meetings as appropriate
  • Assist with grant writing for Healthy Homes initiatives as needed 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 

Requirements for the position include:

  • BPI certification required;
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in performing home energy audits or in a relevant field required;
  • Minimum of 3+ years of management experience;
  • Hands on experience with building science, energy efficiency, energy auditing, health and safety principles;
  • Knowledge and professional experience conducting home inspections or addressing environmental health issues- particularly indoor air quality, lead, mold/moisture, and/or safety hazards;
  • Holder of current Pest Control Applicator certification, previous integrated pest management experience, degree in IPM related field preferred, and willingness to obtain certification where needed;
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work in a team environment;
  • Spanish speaking skills helpful, but not required;
  • Professional, positive work ethic and desire to make a difference;

Position-Specific Requirement

This position will be assigned duties that require the operation of a motor vehicle.  The incumbent must maintain access to a motor vehicle, possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license in the State of Maryland, and required auto insurance.

This is a full-time position.  Required certification courses will be provided.  The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative reserves the right, at its own discretion, to accept professional experience in a related field in lieu of any of the specific requirements above.  Position includes full benefits package and competitive salary commensurate with experience.  Specifics about employment rights and responsibilities can be found in the Employee Handbook.  The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter and salary history to GHHI’s Department of Human Capital at hr@ghhi.org