EMPLOYMENT

HOUSING ENERGY AUDITOR (HOUSING INSPECTOR)

Bi-County Community Action Programs, Inc. (BI-CAP) is seeking a Housing Energy Auditor for its Weatherization Program in Bemidji, MN.
The Housing Energy Auditor assists in the delivery of all BI-CAP’s weatherization program and conducts home inspections in residential homes, entering attics, basements, crawl spaces, and living spaces.  Physical aspects of the job include moderate work involving crawling, lifting, carrying, climbing and kneeling. Successful candidate will need the ability to work in tight spaces and on ladders, as well as in adverse weather.
The position will manage contractors to install energy upgrades and will coordinate bids and repairs. Candidate will write highly-detailed job specifications and project budget estimates.
This position will help educate and empower low-income clients on energy usage; act as a referral source for other client-eligible programs; and assist with evaluation and follow-up on client services.
Requirements: Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma or GED; and a valid Minnesota driver’s license.
Must have at least one year experience in construction, energy audits, home repair, HVAC or building inspections.  Proficient computer skills needed in Word and Excel. BPI certification is a plus.
Must have a strong commitment to BI-CAP’s values of collaboration, innovation and compassion as well as a respect for diversity. Applicants must pass a DHS Background Study.
Full time, 40 hours/week, $20.84/hr, with benefits.
Housing Energy Auditor Job Description

Supportive Housing Specialist

Bi-County Community Action Programs, Inc. (BI-CAP) is seeking a Supportive Housing Specialist in Walker, MN.
The Supportive Housing Specialist is responsible to assist eligible clients with obtaining and maintaining adequate housing by providing supportive services in which needs are identified and services are designated to meet those needs. This position will do the following:

  • Manage services related to accessing and obtaining housing.
  • Orient clients to housing programs and referral options, support services, and housing options.
  • Serve as a liaison between landlord, tenant, service providers and the community related to housing needs.
  • Complete and submit required reports.
  • Assist with grant writing and grant proposal submission.
  • Provide individualized supportive housing services for clients.
  • Communicate courteously and professionally and maintain working relationships with others in carrying out job functions.
  • Attend and represent the program and agency in a responsible, professional manner at all meetings.

Requirements: The position requires an Associate’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or closely related Human Service field.  A Bachelor’s degree and prior experience in a human service organization is preferred. A valid driver’s license or other evidence of mobility is required. Must have strong commitment to BI-CAP’s values of collaboration, innovation and compassion as well as a respect for diversity.  Familiarity with housing activities, computer knowledge, record keeping and/or client intake is preferred. Applicants must be able to pass a DHS background study.
Full time, 40 hours/week, $17.55/hour. Benefitted.
Supportive Housing Specialist job description

TO APPLY:

Please apply online by clicking the “APPLY ONLINE” button below.

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To request a paper application be mailed to you, please call 218-751-4631.
Mail completed application to: BI-CAP, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 995, Walker, MN 56484.
For more information, please email bicap-humanresources@bicap.org

 

All positions are open until filled, unless otherwise specified. BI-CAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA Accommodations available.

WHY WORK FOR BI-CAP?

We offer a competitive benefits package and an opportunity to make a difference in our local community.

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