Housing Director

  • Full-time
  • Belfast, ME
  • $70,000 - $76,000 per year USD / Year
  • September 11, 2022

EMPLOYER: Waldo Community Action Partners



Waldo Community Action Partners is seeking a Housing Director!

The Housing Director is responsible for the support, development, implementation and operations of department services and advancing the community reach of those services. You work in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and other members of the senior management team to lead the corporation, to assure compliance with the mission, goals, and strategic objectives. Your job is to lead WCAP’s efforts to address, safe, affordable housing needs in our service region. You oversee and are responsible for all of WCAP’s housing related activities, including home repair, weatherization, home ownership education, housing counseling, rental and mortgage assistance and/or other supporting services. The Director will have a key role in the future building development activities of the agency to meet agency and community needs. The Director is responsible for contracts relating to housing services and compliance with applicable standards. You are responsible for the overall management and leadership of the Housing Services programs to ensure that program requirements, regulations and outcomes are met and assures consistent policies and procedures are in place for program operations. This is a supervisory position with the primary duty of overseeing all operations and staff related activities in support of client and community needs. The position supports agency functions by providing consultation, training, and support in the area of expertise.

A detailed job description is available on our website: www.waldocap.org. Please submit a completed WCAP employment application also available on our website to: Human Resources, WCAP, PO Box 130, Belfast, ME 04915. This position will remain open until a suitable applicant is found. WCAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


General Requirements: • Ability to meet WCAP background clearance requirements. • Must have adequate transportation, a valid driver's license and meet and maintain WCAP's insurance requirements -Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved medical/religious exemption on file and complete weekly testing.


Experience and Skill Requirements: The following experience and skills are considered essential: • At least five years of training and experience in the building trades, Community Development, or Social Services related to housing or other demonstrably relevant work experience with increasing responsibility. 7 years preferred. • Three years of successful supervisory experience and responsibility. • Experience in housing development and or construction management, including basic knowledge of project cost control and record keeping preferred. • Experience in management, administration of human service programs, housing development, program and budget development, and financial management. • Knowledge of and ability to interpret and implement State and Federal regulations. • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with clients and community partners. • Must have the ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of staff, funding sources and the public at large. • Experience in nonprofit management. • Excellent organizational/time management skills. • Abilities to conceptualize, propose, and implement new programming. • Performance and results-oriented with ability to understand the broad picture and an analytical approach to problem solving. • Ability to set priorities and manage multiple and diverse projects simultaneously. • Demonstrated leadership, team building and human relations skills. • Demonstrated ability to work with computers and related software including word processing, spreadsheet applications required. Experience with database applications preferred. • Grant writing experience preferred. • Exceptional decision making and problem resolution skills. • Self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision. • Ability to comprehend and interpret rules, regulations and procedures. • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, and other specialized software specific to the position. Education Requirements: The following education requirements are considered essential: • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Construction, Social Services, or Community and Economic Development or the equivalent in related work experience and education required. ** All requirements and skills are considered to be essential, unless otherwise indicated
Pay Rate: $70,000 - $76,000 per year

How to Apply:

Contact: Bonnie Speck
Phone: (207) 338-6809

To apply for this job email your details to: hr@waldocap.org