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CDA Lending and Risk Analyst II [088499]

Reporting and Data Analyst

Recruitment #20-003726-0001

Introduction

This is a Skilled Service position with full State of Maryland benefits.

Work that matters. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is a national leader in affordable housing and community development.  Our Energy team is in need of an Energy Administrative Officer that will take initiative and challenge the status quo, effectively communicate ideas and issues, independently implement practical and efficient solutions, believe change is good, and want to come to work knowing that what they do makes a difference.

Program Excellence: Housing and Building Energy Programs

Who we are and What we do: 

The Housing and Building Energy Program Office is a fast paced, dynamic team committed to serving Maryland households.  We achieve program excellence through continuous process improvement involving everyone in a collaborative and collegial team centered environment.  The Housing and Building Energy Programs works within the Department to administer a wide range of programs using a variety of funding sources. 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 cross train to allow each team member to make a significant contribution 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).

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

7800 Harkins Rd Lanham, MD 20706

The Department of Housing and Community Development Headquarters is located in Prince George's County across from the New Carrollton Metro stop.

Free parking is available to the Department's employees on site at the present time; however, please be advised that this is subject to change.  The Department is also accessible by MARC, WMATA, and other public transportation options.

POSITION DUTIES

A Reporting and Data Analyst will work gathering, processing, monitoring, examining, and evaluating the risk involved in granting CDA loans, grants, energy assistance, or any other technical assistance under DHCD Federal and State sponsored government programs. These programs include but are not limited to mortgage lending, energy assistance, grants, business lending, special loans, multifamily housing finance. Gathers the required program documentation and organizes it for its further evaluation to determine program eligibility. Performs financial/arithmetic calculations to ensure compliance with Federal and State Agencies regulations. The Reporting & Data Analyst is responsible for creating and tracking data for all energy programs. The position assists the single and multifamily teams in numerous capacities ranging from research to invoicing. Track program expenses. Ensuring the completion of an invoice request for a variety of funding sources. This includes, but not limited to supporting documentation of completed measures and program requirement. Working closely with the Sr. Operations Manager and Program Managers to ensure communication on budgets, balances and allocations are correct.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A bachelor's degree in business administration, construction management, finance, economics, real estate, accounting, architecture or any other related field.  

Experience: Three years of experience evaluating the risk involved in granting single family, multifamily and commercial loans, government assistance programs, and or construction management  

Note:

1. Additional experience described above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in loan specialist classification, loan specialist specialty codes in the loan specialist field of work, or as a commissioned officer in business and industry classification or business and industry specialty codes in the housing management field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education  

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • At least one year of Grant Management Experience Experience reconciling financial data
  • Experience with invoice processing
  • Experience reviewing and interpreting financial statements
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel Ability to maintain effective working relationships

SELECTION PROCESS

Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Unofficial transcripts, certifications or diplomas to document educational or certification qualifications are required. Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted with your application. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification. Successful candidates must document eligibility to work in the U.S. upon hire.

Please Note: The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H-1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the positions. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to these positions.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to:

Mr. Christopher Schrader

Department of Housing and Community Development  

Office of Human Resources 7

800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706

All application materials must be received by the filing deadline. If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email to Christopher.schrader@maryland.gov.   Please include the following information in the body of the email:

  • Attn: Christopher Schrader, HR Generalist
  • Your First and Last Name
  •  ecruitment #
  • Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment

Incorrect application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted. If you are interested in this position and cannot apply online please fill out the paper application. For questions concerning this position, please call 301-429-7414.  

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

 We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.