About the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative
The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) is the recognized leader for green, healthy, safe and energy efficient housing intervention services in low-income communities, having designed the work now supported by multiple federal agencies, philanthropy and private sector nonprofit partners. Join a national non-profit organization that is growing its direct services in Maryland using an integrated model that combines healthy housing and energy efficiency interventions to make homes safer and more affordable for families and seniors. The GHHI approach achieves multiple benefits, including healthier and more energy efficient homes, higher quality green jobs, increased economic opportunities for low income communities and better health outcomes for children so they have the opportunity to reach their potential in life. GHHI works with 65 partner jurisdictions nationally as the leading innovator in helping implement the groundbreaking GHHI integrated housing services delivery model and develop innovative funding sources to scale services for low income families.
GHHI seeks a full time Housing Rehabilitation Director to oversee the expanding operations of its housing weatherization, lead paint hazard remediation, Aging in Place (senior), housing rehabilitation, and health and safety housing intervention services. The Housing Rehabilitation Director oversees all aspects of housing intervention work and coordination to achieve contract benchmarks while delivering a consistently high quality product. In alignment with GHHI’s mission, contract and grant requirements, the Housing Rehabilitation Director is a rewarding position that produces housing interventions that make homes safer and more energy efficient for low income children, families and seniors in Maryland with a focus on the Baltimore region. This hands-on position reports to the Senior Vice President of Maryland Programs and will supervise or have combined direct and indirect reports of up 10 persons initially. The Housing Rehabilitation Director will have achieved a high level of experience and training in housing rehabilitation, lead hazard remediation, weatherization or healthy housing and will maintain and expand credentials on a consistent basis (at the cost of the organization) to comply with current and anticipated contracts as well as changing policies, legal requirements and industry best practices.
- Direct and manage all aspects of the housing interventions work flow in the GHHI Maryland Program.
- Coordinate completion of housing intervention work in conjunction with GHHI Crew Chiefs and Foremen and specialty trade subcontractors.
- Participate and advise in development of new bid and contract proposals to extend or expand unit production.
- Supervise Intervention Coordinator and coordinate supplies purchasing, scheduling and ongoing operations of all staff on housing intervention programs.
- Work in coordination with GHHI housing assessment and energy auditing staff to develop scopes of work for housing interventions.
- Oversee and monitor performance of housing intervention activities of the Housing Intervention Team and work with the Senior Vice President of Maryland Programs to troubleshoot and resolve production challenges, as well as identify new opportunities.
- Develop and maintain detailed knowledge and understanding of the federal, state and local law requirements, GHHI process protocols and benchmark deadlines and deliverables for each contract and insuring compliance by all Program staff.
- Participate in weekly project meetings with the Senior Vice President of Maryland Programs to review the program’s status on reaching its contract and goals.
- Monitor inventory and purchase supplies in accordance with all purchase order, credit card, and internal financial control policies.
- Manage quality control processes and constant improvement of the program with the Senior Vice President of Maryland Programs.
- With Quality Assurance team establish annual training and credentialing plan for entire Intervention team and ensure staff training and credentials are in compliance with contract requirements and overall staff development throughout the year.
- Maintain a positive working atmosphere with the Housing Intervention Team in order to keep efforts focused on the mission of the organization.
- Insure timely maintenance and completion of all required reports.
- All other reasonable activities to support the President and CEO, GHHI, staff and related programs, goals and mission.
- Minimum of five years of experience in directly related field such as lead hazard reduction, weatherization or home improvement work.
- Experience managing day-to-day contracting partner negotiations, problem resolution and new business development.
- Demonstrated knowledge of general carpentry, plumbing and electrical work.
- Experience directly supervising and managing housing intervention crews.
- Experience working with and monitoring subcontractors.
- Experience preparing cost estimates for housing intervention projects.
- Experience reviewing housing inspection and housing assessment documents and preparing scopes of work.
- Passage of Maryland Lead Paint Maintenance and Repainting Supervisor or Lead Abatement Supervisor training course examination with score of at least 80% or higher (GHHI will cover cost).
- Experience participating in development of bid and grant project proposals and work plans.
- Experience launching and scaling a program.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
- Highly organized and self-motivated.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Ability to provide excellent customer service, consistent client follow-up and customer relationship management.
- Must possess Maryland driver’s license and own vehicle for transportation.
- Maryland Lead Paint Maintenance & Repainting Supervisor or Lead Abatement Supervisor
- Maryland Lead Paint Visual Inspector or Lead Risk Assessor
- BPI Building Analyst or Energy Analyst certification
- Bachelor’s degree
This is a full-time, exempt position. Position includes full benefits package and competitive salary commensurate with experience. GHHI is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Interested candidates must send resume, cover letter, three professional references and salary requirements to GHHI’s Department of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.ghhi.org for more information on the organization.
Founded in 1986, the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative is dedicated to addressing the social determinants of health and the advancement of racial and health equity through the creation of healthy, safe and energy efficient homes. By delivering a standard of excellence in its work, GHHI aims to eradicate the negative health impacts of unhealthy housing and unjust policies for children, seniors and families to ensure better health, economic and social outcomes with an emphasis on black and brown communities.