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CDA Lending and Risk Analyst II (454521)

Critical Repair Construction Management Officer - CDA Energy

Recruitment #24-003726-0009


This is a Permanent position with full Maryland State benefits. 

Work that Matters. 

The Maryland Department of Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is a national leader in the financing of affordable housing and revitalizing communities.  This is an opportunity to join this nationally-recognized, award-winning organization and apply your skills to this high public purpose and challenging area.  Annually, DHCD finances approximately 2,700 units of multifamily rental housing in 40 properties, amounting to $350 million in construction and permanent financing.  Funding comes from a variety of sources, including state-appropriated funds, taxable and tax-exempt revenue bonds, federal low-income housing tax credits, federal HOME funds and other federal funds.  Additionally, DHCD administers rental assistance programs and innovative initiatives designed to expand affordable housing opportunities for persons with disabilities, increase the energy efficiency and sustainability of affordable multifamily developments, and preserve rental housing. 




7800 Harkins Road
Lanham, MD 20706

There is ample parking and our offices are in walking distance to the New Carrollton Marc Train Station


The Critical Repair Construction Management Officer (CRCMO) is a highly skilled professional that analyzes residential properties, evaluates plans, specifications and contractor's bids; inspect rehabilitation work. This position also recommends construction draws of project funds; monitors local housing agencies administration of Single-Family Housing (SFH) programs; and provides technical assistance to loan applicants, local governments and contractors on loan programs offered by SF. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible to identify deviation from the scope of work and acceptable quality in workmanship and materials. The incumbent also works with the Special Loans team to ensure that applicants and contractors understand the program guidelines and that all work is completed within these parameters. 

The incumbent is required to have in-depth knowledge of building systems, codes, and regulations relevant to residential construction. Considerable knowledge of the materials, methods, and practices used in various types of construction and of the stages in construction; codes, regulations, and ordinances governing construction, alteration, and repair. Ability to recognize complex conditions likely to result in collapse or failure of facilities and structures under construction. The CRCMO will look for opportunities to impact housing overall energy conservation by identifying eligible services through our weatherization programs.


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


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Architecture, Construction Management, Finance, Economics, Real Estate, Architecture or any other related field and three years of experience evaluating the risk involved in granting single family, multifamily and commercial loans, government assistance programs, and/or construction management for the required experience. 

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.


  • Experience with building systems, codes, and regulations relevant to residential construction. 
  • Experience with technical and trade aspects of residential infrastructure and a variety of construction work to include inspections. 
  • Experience in residential or commercial construction, weatherization, real estate development, governmental housing, or infrastructure development. 


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.


The examination will consist of rating your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  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 completed and accurate information on your application.  Report all experience and education that is related to this position. 


State of Maryland Benefits

DHCD offers a flexible work schedule, telework and job-sharing options, training, advancement and career path opportunities, casual business dress on Fridays, and a competitive salary.  


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

Charlee Kerr
Department of Housing and Community Development
Office of Human Resources
7800 Harkins Road
Lanham, MD 20706

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

  • Attn:  Charlee Kerr
  • Your First and Last Name
  • Recruitment #
  • Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment 

Incorrect application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted.  If you are interested in these positions and cannot apply online please fill out the paper application.  For questions concerning these positions, please call 301-429-7783.

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. 

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

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View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
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