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HCD COMMUNITY PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR I [C09010]

Research and Development Assistant

Recruitment #17-001206-0003

Introduction

This is a Contractual position with limited State of Maryland Benefits.

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is a national leader in the development of affordable housing and community development lending. We are proud to be at the forefront in implementing housing policies that promotes and preserves homeownership and creating innovative community development initiatives to meet the challenges of a growing Maryland.

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706

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

POSITION DUTIES

This position will serve as the Research and Development Assistant in the Division of Community Development Administration and will be responsible for creating and tracking data for all energy programs.  The Research and Development Assistant will also assist with the Single Family and Multifamily teams within the Division of Community Development Administration.  Additional duties will include, organizing the Housing and Building Program documents that pertain to the Public Service Commission, perform energy audits for Qualified Allocation Plan reviews for multifamily projects and perform research and data analysis for program budgets.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four years of administrative or professional experience to include one year of financing experience or providing technical assistance for development or rehabilitation of multifamily or single family housing; neighborhood revitalization and business development; community infrastructure development; or historic preservation programs.

Notes:

1. Additional administrative or professional experience as defined above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional job-related education may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience at a rate of thirty credit hours for each year of experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience 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

One year of experience in one or more of the following areas:

Administrative Support

Customer Support

Customer Service in Human or Social Services

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for these recruitments. 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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of 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 complete and accurate information on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position. Incumbent may be subject to a Microsoft Access test.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits. The Department offers a flexible work schedule, telework and job sharing options; training, advancement and career path opportunities; casual business dress on Fridays and competitive salary. 

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. Drew Holcombe, 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 deadline.  If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email to drew.holcombe@maryland.gov.

Please include the following information in the body of the email:  

  • Attn: Mr. Drew Holcombe, Senior HR Generalist
  • Your First and Last Name
  • Last 4 of SS#
  • 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 revised paper application which can be found on JobAps. 

For questions concerning these positions, please call 301-429-7546.

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.