Job Details

Weatherization Inspector

Multnomah County

Job - Government

Close Date: 09/23/2019

Department: Department of County Human Services (DCHS)
Job Type: Regular Represented
Exemption Status: United States of America (Non-Exempt)
Closing Date: September 23, 2019

The Opportunity:

Pay Range: $25.32 - $31.00 hourly

Multnomah County Department of County Human Services invites applications for a Weatherization Inspector in the Youth and Family Services Division. This is a one (1) full time position with a primary location in downtown Portland.

The eligible list created from this recruitment may be use to fill future regular, limited duration, full or part-time, temporary, or on-call positions.

Part of the mission of the Youth and Family Services Division is to help people get the services they need to fight poverty and increase academic success. Some of the services we provide are energy assistance, homelessness and housing, and anti-poverty and prosperity. A variety of services and supports addressing a range of prevention, intervention, and treatment are made available to the more than 55, 000 households in the community that meet federal poverty guidelines. Community services are provided by non-profit social organizations, direct county services, and community initiative.

Primary responsibilities include but not limited to:

Perform a single and multi-family audits, major measure inspections, and specialist measures as deemed necessary. This includes but is not limited to pressure diagnostics, duct blaster and blower door testing, combustion safety, client energy education, and technical assistance and program advice to contractors and energy program staff.
Provide client energy education and identify health and safety issues.
Review all projects before major measure work order is issued, discuss findings with Weatherization Lead Inspector or Program Supervisor as needed, and recommend necessary changes for line items on work orders before they are issued.
Conduct peer monitoring of one other CAP agency for the State of Oregon. Attend unit meetings, all staff meetings, and attend annual energy conference.
Review and approve work order changes, and approve invoices for payment.
Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, equity is at the core of what we do. We just do not accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Qualify:

We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.

Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:
Ability to promote a culture of respect, inclusiveness, and appreciation of diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and values
Equivalent to an Associate's degree in construction, energy analysis, weatherization, HVAC or a related field.
Two years of energy analysis and weatherization experience.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid driver license by time of hire
Required Certification by the time of hire:
REA (Residential Energy Analyst) Program Certification or
BPI (Building Performance Institute) Certification
Must pass a criminal background check

Preferred Certifications:

Heathy & Safety Training
Lead Renovator
Quality Control Inspector

*Transferable Skills:
Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experiences that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position.

Screening and Evaluation:

The Application Packet:
A completed online application.
Attach a cover letter and answer the following questions (required):
(a) Why are you interested in the position?
(b) What unique qualities and skills can you contribute to the Weatherization Inspector position?
(c) How is your background and experience make you a great candidate?
(d) What experience do you have working with low-income community members?
(e) What leadership qualities do you possesses?

After you have submitted your application, check your Work Day inbox and complete the Veterans Preference Questionnaire prior to application deadline.

The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page. We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:

● Initial review of minimum qualifications
● Cover letter review
● Phone screen or oral exam
● Consideration of top candidates
● Background and reference checks

Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available for your reference. Multnomah County is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We request priority protected veteran referrals.

Veterans’ Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans’ preference. Review our veterans’ preference page for details about eligibility and how to apply.

Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.


Recruiter: Gary Miguel
Phone: +1 (503) 9887454 x87454

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