Senior Advisor Housing and Sustainability

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Aug 03, 2021
Closes
Aug 05, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located at Department of Housing and Urban Development, Asst Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner.
This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under announcement 21-HUD-1866. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Responsibilities

As a Senior Advisor Housing and Sustainability, you will:
  • Provide programmatic and technical leadership, including overseeing analysis, support, design and development of procedures and policies to oversee and implement various Multifamily mortgage insurance and rental assistance programs.
  • Serve as senior advisor and authoritative source on finance and policy issues relating to market rate and affordable multifamily housing, on strategies, programs, initiatives, funding sources and incentives, and technical resources to promote efficient, healthy, and climate resilient housing.
  • Analyze the effectiveness of the FHA lending and insurance, capital advance, rental assistance, and recapitalization programs to support the development and preservation of sustainable, affordable, and market rate housing, and propose changes, enhancements, or new programs and/or modification to policies, regulations, requirements, and procedures to better achieve the Department's goals with respect to affordability, reduction of energy and water consumption, improvement of the indoor living environment, and ensuring resilience against increasingly intense and frequent weather events.
  • Develop criteria for and recommend implementation of new FHA lending and insurance programs to finance affordable housing and other important HUD priorities such as long-term resilience planning, transit-oriented development, and energy efficiency.
  • Represent the DAS and the Office with national, state, and local constituencies in the affordable and market rate housing industry, including industry associations, private and public lenders, for-profit and non-profit borrowers, tax credit equity investors, governmental agencies, green building and energy efficiency representatives, and other key groups participating in affordable housing development and preservation, as requested by the DAS.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - 1-5 nights per month.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



The official duty station for this position will be in Washington, District of Columbia. Failure to report to duty at this location may be grounds for a disciplinary action, including removal.
Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National


  • Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Specialized Experience:

    For the GS-15, specialized experience is one year of experience at the GS-14 level, or equivalent that has equipped you with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience must include:

    - Developing and implementing programs, initiatives, and industry best practices in the finance, construction, rehabilitation, and operation of sustainable multifamily housing; AND
    - Developing proposals to bring about legislative, regulatory, programmatic or administrative policy and procedure changes; AND
    - Consulting with and providing technical assistance to a variety of stakeholders, such as housing providers, program officials, residents, citizen groups, and Federal, state or local government officials on housing and sustainability issues; AND
    - Coordinating and supporting a variety of market rate and assisted multifamily housing functions, such as finance, development, and asset management; preservation of affordable housing; and risk management and compliance; AND
    - Keeping current and analyzing building standards, green building certification programs, and efficiency incentives and requirements, as they apply to multifamily housing.

    Experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

    Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    OTHER INFORMATION:
    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
    • Relocation incentive will not be paid.
    • A recruitment incentive may be paid to newly appointed (non-Federal) applicants. A service agreement will be required.
    • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
    • This position is Exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
    • HUD offers alternative and flexible work schedules.
    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
    • A one year probationary period may be required.
    • Must successfully complete a background investigation.
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form i-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
    • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
    HUD employees are subject to a number of government-wide and HUD specific ethics laws and regulations, including restrictions on working in a real estate related business, and having Section 8 tenants, along with other prohibited interests and activities. To review applicable ethics rules and HUD specific restrictions, please visit https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/general_counsel/ethics .

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a "not qualified" determination.

    Rating : Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Communication, Leadership, and Technical .
    Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories: Best Qualified, Better Qualified, and Qualified (Good) depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

    Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category.

    Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.
    Referral : If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

    If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) ) you must receive a rating of at least 84 out of 100 to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Other

    Drug test required
    No

    Required Documents

    A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents.
    Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible)

    All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .
    VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide .
    CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents you must submit in order to be eligible.

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