Work that Matters.
The Maryland 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.
Program Excellence: Housing and Building Energy Programs
Who we are and what we do:
We are a fast paced, dynamic team committed to serving Maryland households. We are looking for team players that share our vision or program excellence and our commitment to customer service. We achieve program excellence through continuous process improvement involving everyone in a collaborative and collegial team centered environment. The Housing and Building Energy Programs division 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 continually crosstrain to allow each team member to make significant contributions 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).
The Development Officer II (Invoice Processor) is responsible for the level of work of an administrative nature in the Energy Department maintaining strong internal controls, thereby supporting the goals and mission of DHCD and the Division. This position serves as invoice processor, ensuring the completion of an invoice request for a variety of funding sources. This includes, but is not limited to supporting documentation of completed measures and program requirements, working closely with the Program Managers to ensure communication on budgets, balances and allocations are correct, rendering assistance to local and regional officials, nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations and representatives of the private sector, and provides technical and financial packaging assistance of invoice processing.