Job Posting - Weatherization Program Specialist

DEFINITION:

This is an entry-level professional position that will work with the Missouri Weatherization Assistance Program (MoWAP) which is a complex, web-based reporting program used statewide by the Weatherization subgrantees. This position will also conduct on-site technical and procedural monitoring visits of weatherization subgrantees, write follow-up reports, and provide training and assistance to subgrantees regarding the policies and procedures of the Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program (LIWAP). 

LOCATION

Division of Energy - Harry S Truman Building - Jefferson City, MO

TRAVEL Approximately 20-30% overnight travel
ANNUAL SALARY

Level I: $30,576 - $35,040

Level II: $35,640 - $39,000

Level III: $39,708 - $43,560

CLOSING DATE February 18, 2019 

Interested candidates should:

Send cover letter, current resume, transcripts, and contact information for 3 professional references to fax number (573) 522-9814 or via email to Jamie.Angel@ded.mo.gov.  on February 18, 2019. Please include the position title and location when submitting your information.

NOTE: Internal Payroll Classification is: Energy Specialist I-II-III

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Reviews, oversees and makes recommendations on all weatherization grants and subgrants, subgrantee budgets, reimbursements, and required documentation for accuracy through the MoWAP system. 
  • Assist in performing on-site quality and performance monitoring of weatherization program subgrantees that carry out the LIWAP on behalf of the Division of Energy. This position performs technical inspections of weatherized homes to ensure subgrantees’ weatherization work is of high-quality and appropriately carried out.
  • Prepare written reports of findings and recommendations resulting from the technical monitoring.
  • Assist in conducting in-depth subgrantee administrative/fiscal on-site and desk monitoring and aid in the preparation of accurate and timely monitoring reports which includes recommending appropriate edits.
  • Provide in-office assistance and monitoring of technical and procedural aspects of the LIWAP as needed.
  • Respond to general weatherization technical and procedural related inquiries from the LIWAP subgrantees and the general public through telephone, e-mail and other DED channeled contacts.
  • Provide technical and procedural assistance and training to weatherization subgrantees.
  • Attend job related training sessions and conferences as needed to keep current with continuing education credits for current professional certifications.
  • Receive general administrative direction. Work is reviewed while in progress and upon completion.
  • Demonstrate regular and reliable attendance.
  • Perform other related work as assigned.

COMPETENCIES

  • Introductory knowledge of building principals, codes, and standards.
  • Introductory knowledge of home weatherization and the objectives of energy efficiency.
  • Introductory knowledge of the general organization and operation of local, state, and federal agencies.
  • Skill in the use of word processing and electronic spreadsheets and/or databases.
  • Ability to carry and handle moderate amounts of technical equipment. Ability to set up and take down portable testing and diagnostic equipment.
  • Ability to interpret and communicate scientific and technical materials effectively.
  • Ability to manage multiple work activities.
  • Ability to work both cooperatively and independently.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, other agencies, organizations and the public.
  • Ability to travel in the performance of assigned duties.
  • Ability to access and work in confined spaces such as attics and crawl spaces. 

QUALIFICATIONS

One year of professional experience in coordinating, managing, planning or analyzing the development, use or conservation of natural resources (excluding grant/loan administration); and graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.

(Graduate work in environmental studies, community development, public administration, urban planning, systems management, political science, environmental law, architecture, mechanical engineering, or related areas may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the stated experience. Professional work in sustainable community planning and design or land use; energy efficient facility design or engineering; environmental journalism, education, economics or related areas; or renewable energy resource development or management may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the stated education). 

OR

Two years of technical experience in a technical energy related field (e.g., demand side management, HVAC systems, weatherization, residential or commercial energy efficient design); and graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.

(Vocational or technical college coursework in fields related to the experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for a maximum of two years of the stated experience or education.)

OR

Two years of professional experience in the Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources in grant or loan administration, public information or research analysis.