EMPLOYER: City of Lewiston, MEWebsite
Accepting applicants for the position of TEMPORARY INTAKE COORDINATOR. Applications are available at the Human Resources Department or online at www.lewistonmaine.gov.
Department: Economic & Community Development
Division: 85% Lead Grant, 15% CDBG/HOME funded
Barg. Unit: Non-Union
Status: Part Time (less than 20 hours/week)
Class Grade: Grant Funded Position
Temporary: 22 month position
SUMMARY: Responsible for conducting the application intake process for property owners, verifying and documenting eligibility in accordance with program guidelines, scheduling as necessary, and file management for the Lewiston Lead (LLP) and CDBG Housing Rehabilitation Programs (collectively HUD Programs).
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Must have high school diploma, or equivalent; AA or BA from college or university, related field experience, or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Social Services or caseworker experience desired. Need to be a self-starter, highly organized, and have a valid State of Maine driver’s license and reliable means of transportation. Must possess, or have the ability to become, a Notary Public.
WORK ACTIVITIES: Intake and process all applications and verify property eligibility. Work includes visiting properties and interviewing tenants/owners and gathering income and property documentation. Initiate the environmental review process. Obtain and maintain copies of all certifications, licenses, and insurances of contractors. Prepare files for underwriting. Assist with scheduling and preparation for the loan qualification committee. Assist with temporarily relocation of tenants when necessary. Track all activities using federal databases IDIS, HEROES, SPEARS and FFATA. Maintain confidential filing, organization, and management of all files by address and property owner for City Programs. Attend meetings and trainings as necessary. Perform other duties as assigned.
Section 3 – HUD Funded Job Opportunity: This opportunity is covered under Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968. Applicants will be given the option to elect a Section 3 preference when applying.
Submit City of Lewiston Employment Application, cover letter and complete resume via email, fax or in person directly to the Department of Human Resources, City Hall 27 Pine Street Lewiston, ME 04240. Additional Human Resources contact information for email and fax submissions is available at lewistonmaine.gov > Human Resources > Terri-Lynn Bechard
Only interviewed candidates will be notified. Prospective candidates MUST submit all required documents at time of application. Incomplete position inquiries, including those without accurate contact information, will be rejected.