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Employment Announcement Training Officer in the Community Affairs Division JOB POSTING NUMBER:



Training Specialist IV/#1784 June 17, 2008


Community Affairs



Energy Assistance



8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.




$3,467.16 -


Full Time

Commensurate with experience $5,165/mo. and education.



GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Responsible for the training and technical assistance components to ensure quality of local program management for the State's Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP), and Investor Owned Utility (IOU) efficiency programs. Work involves the responsibility for planning, organizing, and scheduling training and education programs, promoting and stimulating the use of training services, and techniques; developing training methods and materials; coordinating and directing training and developmental activities; and conducting formal training sessions as required. Work is performed in accordance with general policies with wide latitude for preparation and presentation of training materials. SPECIFIC JOB FUNCTIONS: 

Participates in the development and implementation of policies and procedures, which involve training; and, planning with private, state, and federal agencies.

Formulates and develops training manuals, training aids, and other materials to meet the specific needs of the Energy Assistance Section.

Formulate and provide training in relation to Lead Safe Weatherization and Mold.

Formulates and develops training manuals, training aids, for the technological advances in the weatherization assistance program.

Research and identify health and safety issues related to weatherization.

Conduct training and technical assistance to new local energy assistance program coordinators and other staff as assigned by manager.

Conduct trainings in relation to the Department’s Energy Audit to program coordinators.

Conduct trainings in relation to the International Residential Code and Energy Conservation Code to program coordinators.

Prepare curriculum for statewide cluster workshops as assigned by manager.

Perform annual monitoring visits as assigned by manager.

Prepares progress and other related reports as assigned by manager.

Complies with all departmental policies and procedures, applicable safety rules, regulations and standards.

50% Travel Required



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Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in public administration, business administration or social sciences.

Experience can be substituted for school year for year.

OTHER FACTORS: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

Knowledge of Department of Energy State funded Weatherization Assistance Program

Knowledge of State funded Investor Owned Utility Assistance Programs

Knowledge of Health and Human Services – Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Ability to plan and budget various training programs formulated to meet training needs of EA programs

Ability to effectively communicate training objectives

Ability to interpret state and federal regulations

Ability to relate and establish rapport with others.

Effective verbal and written communication skills necessary to provide oral and written information to a global population.

Knowledge of Microsoft products such as Windows, Word for Windows, Excel, Access, Publisher

TO APPLY : Submit a State of Texas Application for Employment for this position before this posting closes. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications. Skill demonstrations or work simulations may be part of the selection process. If position requires typing, TDHCA only accepts typing tests administered by Texas Workforce Commission. Top candidates will be contacted for further consideration. Finalists who document college/university coursework or PHR certification to meet the minimum qualifications will be required to submit copies of transcripts or diplomas. Only internal applicants and applicants who are interviewed will receive notification of application results. If position requires driving, the applicant must provide a current driving record from the Texas Department of Public Safety (link opens a new window) if selected for an interview. Please contact Human Resources if you require accommodation during the application process at 512 475-3800. A criminal background investigation will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. Top male candidates between the ages of 18 to 25 will be required to show proof of Selective Service System Registration or Exemption. The U.S. Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires new employees to present proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Equal Opportunity Employer Complete and mail a State of Texas Application to: Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs Attn: Human Resources P.O. Box 13941 Austin, TX 78711 Fax: (512) 475-3992 Email: TDHCA is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. If requested, reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities for any part of the employment process in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Home

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