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Director of Housing and Energy Services

The Opportunity Alliance Portland, ME

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Job Description

Director of Housing and Energy Services


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The Opportunity Alliance is seeking a full-time Director of Housing and Energy Services to join our Housing and Energy Services department


The Director of Housing and Energy Services is a supervisory and unit production position for the energy programs administered by Housing and Energy Services.  This position contributes to the accomplishment of The Opportunity Alliance mission and is responsible for ensuring daily operations and administrative and compliance functions of energy program management are effectively aligned with available program funding and resources to optimize processes and workflows from initial client contact through the final phase of client service delivery.  


The position provides direct supervision and oversight of program staff to deliver program operational components and provide management of resources towards fulfillment of work plan goals.  The position attends regularly scheduled and ad hoc Energy Council meetings, regularly scheduled and ad hoc department meetings and may support The Opportunity Alliance by serving on ad hoc, standing and other working committees.


This is a full-time, 40 hours/week, salaried position based out of our Portland location.


Schedule: Regular, core business hours



  • Associates Degree and/or 5 years demonstrated technical, operational and supervisory experience required.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Possesses or has the ability to obtain one or many of the follow credentials; CDBG Program Administrator, or Notary Public.
  • Strong oral, written and organizational skills and ability to comprehend, organize and incorporate program manuals, regulations, rules and guidelines.  
  • Ability to utilize and analyze data and other information to draft and implement program work plans, operational plans and staffing plans.
  • Experience in coordinating with multiple parties including other (leveraged) funding sources, staff and clients.  Ability to negotiate and mediate and problem solve among multiple parties. Social Services or experience working with low income individual and families. 
  • Ability to maintain multiple employee and client schedules and to organize, plan and schedule work load. 
  • Ability to learn and troubleshoot mandated program electronic databases.
  • Ability to deal with confidential matters and maintain confidential files, to interact appropriately and with discretion.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in working with low-income clients.
  • Ability to respond with-in fast paced environment, and to fulfill multiple and concurrent administrative functions.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word and Excel.  Ability to operate photocopier, facsimile, and multi-line telephone.
  • Contracts that have Rider D: Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background, child protective service check & sex offender check.
  • Must not be on the state or federal suspension and disbarment list.
  • Normal office conditions and must be able to exert moderate physical effort with occasional standing, walking, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, typing and occasionally lift and carry material weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Driving may be necessary to attend meetings and trainings and for the occasional need to meet with clients offsite and within the program service area.  This may include transportation of clients or driving to agency location to complete work.  A good driving record is required.


The Opportunity Alliance has an extensive benefit package including:

  • Generous paid time off
  • 9 paid holidays per calendar year and up to 3 floating holidays per calendar year 
  • Excellent medical benefits at very reasonable cost 
  • Dental and Vision insurance options 
  • Agency paid basic life insurance and STD & LTD disability insurances 
  • 403(b) retirement with a generous agency match


Why Work for TOA?

The Opportunity Alliance (TOA) is a multi-service, comprehensive, high impact organization providing 46 integrated community based and clinical programs serving more than 20,000 people annually throughout the state of Maine.


TOA tackles some of our community’s most pressing problems: poverty, homelessness, mental illness, substance use, and domestic violence. Our programming draws from a wide range of resources, blending evidence-based practices with practical experience and community resources.


TOA is a trauma informed organization, and we utilize clinical approaches in training staff and designing programs.


Our Mission: The Opportunity Alliance works with people to build better lives and stronger communities. We provide advocacy, leadership, and support to identify the goals and address the needs of individuals, families, and communities.

The Opportunity Alliance is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Please submit a cover letter and resume along with your application.

Thank you!

The Opportunity Alliance


Portland, ME
04101 USA


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