Housing Programs Specialist & Housing Rehab Specialist

WEST PIEDMONT PLANNING DISTRICT   Martinsville, VA   Full-time     Real Estate / Property Management
Posted on January 22, 2023

The West Piedmont Planning District Commission (WPPDC), located in Martinsville, VA and serving Franklin, Henry, Patrick, and Pittsylvania counties and the cities of Danville and Martinsville, seeks enthusiastic, organized, and highly motivated individuals for the following positions:

Housing Programs Specialist
This is a full-time position with benefits. The primary duties include working with local governments and other partners to develop housing projects, grant writing and administration to support housing rehabilitation and housing production projects, overseeing the creation of local housing plans, and working with local, state, and federal agencies on housing challenges.

Housing Rehab Specialist
This is a new, full-time position with benefits. The position will serve as a certified Rehab Specialist to provide services for WPPDC housing projects, CDBG Housing Rehab projects, and localities and organizations in the region who require rehab specialist services, such as lead testing. The position requires a Lead Risk Assessor License, or the ability to obtain the license. A minimum of 7 years' experience in residential construction and the ability to identify deficiencies in residential structures, document necessary repairs, and estimate rehabilitation costs are required.

Competitive salary range for both positions depends on qualifications and experience. Benefits include telework options, paid health insurance, life insurance, sick/vacation leave, state holidays, and 457(b) retirement plan.

WPPDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.