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Arbor Housing and Development Construction Specialist in Corning, New York

Acts as a liaison between homeowners, rental property owners and contractors on behalf of the Homeownership program through implementation and coordination of housing rehabilitation/preservation (single-family, owner occupied, emergency and rental rehabilitation) projects.
Education and Qualifications: - Associate degree in business or related field from a two-year college or technical school and six (6) months to one (1) year of experience (equivalent combination of education and experience considered) in a construction related field. - Combination of education and experience in the administration of housing programs, housing inspections, building contractor required. - Possesses or be willing to obtain Housing Quality Inspection Certification within the first 90 days of employment. - Possesses or be willing to obtain Lead Based Paint I certification, within 1 year of employment. - Build and foster collaborative relationships between homeowners, rental property owners and contractors. - Effectively, professionally, and timely communication with vendors, contractors, external partners, funders, management, and co-workers required. - Possess good judgment while solving practical challenges. - Ability to thrive in an independent, self-guided manner; equal ability to work in a team setting with a collaborative spirit. - Ability to succeed under pressure. - Strong organizational skills and detail driven. - Ability to write and read routine reports, procedures, and correspondence. - Must be able to use Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook) - Valid driver's license, reliable mode of transportation during scheduled work hours and acceptable driving record with auto insurance coverage per agency policy. Key Job Function: - Perform inspection of housing structures for individuals who qualify for funding under one or more grants or contracts administered within the Homeownership program. - Determined suitability of housing structure based on construction, rehabilitation/preservation request. - Create pre-construction plan and documents to include specifications, cost estimates, contracts, correspondence, and change orders for contractors using AH&D internal software i.e., Housing Development Pro (HDP). - Working knowledge of building code to allow for effective monitoring of process, e.g., permits and code requirements overall. - Work with contractors to ensure full understanding of job specifications/requirements, and the importance of compliance with those job specification/requirements due to funding source. - Ensure contractor is performing work per approved job specifications/requirements and within acceptable contractor/building design standards. - Aptitude to learn and understand various grant products and to share knowledge gained with internal program team and homeowners - Other duties and or special projects as assigned. Benefits for all full-time positions include: Health, Dental & Vision insurance; Health Savings Account; Group life/ADD and Long-Term Disability Insurance; Employee Assistance Plan; Voluntary Supplemental Coverage; 401 (k) Retirement Plan NYS; Short Term Disability; NYS Paid Family Leave; Workman's Compensation; AND Paid Time Off for the following: Bereavement, Sick leave, Paid Time Off, Designated Holiday's, and Catastrophic Sick Time

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