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Program Specialists Senior

Portland, OR, USA

Job Type

Full Time

$41.35-$50.90 per hour

About the Role

Weatherization is part of the Youth & Family Services Division in the Department of County Human Services, and is funded by multiple state and federal funding sources. County staff provide specialized energy audits and inspections of single-family, manufactured homes and multi-family buildings in order to provide energy efficiency and safety retrofits. Acting as a “general contractor”, the program sub-contracts the work out to 13-15 private building contractors. Completing approximately 350 building projects per year. The program is an integral partner in both heating & cooling protection for vulnerable residents; and climate change strategies.
This position acts as the primary driver for the Weatherization Assistance Program, which involves complex inter-agency collaboration and partnerships; including inter-divisional and inter-agency strategic planning. This position is the designated spokesperson/subject matter expert for this program and develops program policies, strategies, timelines, methods; advising senior management at the highest level. This position guides and directs an annual budget of approximately $7 million; created from a complex braiding of Federal, State and utility restricted funds. Provides functional supervision, coaching and guidance to staff in lower classifications. This is not a supervisor position, but does assign work and follow-up to other staff on day to day work assignments, activities, and long-term special projects. The person in this position engages in their work using a lens of anti-oppression, racial justice, and disrupting and dismantling systemic racism and other forms of injustice.


Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:

• Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree AND

• Three (3) to six (6) years of experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. (Equivalency 7-10 years of qualifying training and/or experience)

• Must pass a criminal background check

*Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experiences that are relevant for this position . Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position.

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Application Deadline: 11:59 PM on Wednesday July 10, 2024

About the Company

The Youth and Family Services (YFS) Division breaks down barriers that prevent people from fully realizing their potential. Our services are provided through homes, schools, nonprofits and communities. We connect people and find solutions so children develop, families thrive and people are safe from domestic and sexual violence.

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