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Position:

Community Development Director

Open:

3/9/15

Closes:

When Filled

Locations:

Waite Park, MN

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Community Development Director is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Agency’s Community Development Division, including but not limited to, administrations of the energy and weatherization programs, housing development, rehabilitation and lead testing overseeing general operations, development of standard operating procedures, grant requirements, employee development and reporting requirements. The Community Development Director is responsible for assisting the Executive Director with Agency planning and budgeting. The Community Development Director actively participates as an Agency Management team member in the determination of policy, procedures, and to implement decisions of an Agency-wide nature.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1.      In collaboration with the senior leadership team, lead, create, standardize and improve the agency's culture, practices, policies, programs and processes.

2.      Develop division, program and fund budgets monitoring for efficient utilization of funds and division assets and ensuring accurate data collection and reporting.

3.      Provide input for agency strategic planning and goal setting; aligns divisional goals to achieve the agency’s overall mission and champions efforts for ongoing achievement of agency goals.

4.      Motivates and leads a high-performance team; orients, trains, assigns duties, evaluates performance, coaches, mentors, conducts corrective action and recommends who to hire and, if necessary, terminations. Approves time off requests, verifies accuracy of timesheets and ensures proper staffing and scheduling and the efficient operations of the department to meet customers’ needs.

5.      Sustain and diversify division and agency programs through marketing and outreach efforts, grant writing and other funding opportunities.

6.      Embrace, advocate and carry out the mission and vision of the agency. Promotes a positive image of Tri-CAP by serving as an active community leader; ensuring an understanding in the community of programs and services offered; publicizing its accomplishments; maintaining strong working relationships with donors, local organizations, professional groups, elected officials; and by representing the organization in the community and advocating for the customers we serve.  

7.      Leads or functions as the Executive Sponsor of committees within Tri-CAP ensuring efficient time utilization, agency protocol is followed and the purpose for the committee is upheld.

8.      Oversee and monitor contractor and agency owned low-income housing rehabilitation projects.

9.      Administer the Housing Safety and Security Plans.

10.  Serve as the Agency sponsored licensed building contractor ensuring all rules applicable rules and regulations are carried out effectively and by law.

11.  Attend Tri-CAP Board meetings as requested.

12.  Attend closing with homebuyers when necessary.

13.  Other duties as requested by the Executive Director. 

 

Supervision Provided:

1.      Supervises all community development department employees, interns and volunteers.

 

Qualifications:

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

1.   A combination of a four (4) year degree in administration, housing development and six (6) years’ experience including housing development, residential building construction, energy conservation, administration, budges, supervision, planning or a combination of ten (10) years’ experience and education.

2.   Knowledge of HUD, MHFA, Rural Development, housing regulations including Davis Beacon, building codes and energy efficiency standards.

3.   Working knowledge of construction and weatherization auditing tools and equipment.

4.   Strong leadership and managerial skills to motivate lead and develop a team.

5.   Excellent organizational, process and analytical and problem solving skills.

6.   Strong reasoning ability to understand regulations, funder mandates and to present proposals.

7.   Valid driver’s license with ability to transport self to locations within a three county area.

8.   Knowledge and experience with working with the low-income population.

Physical Demands:

1.   Sitting the majority of the time while in the office with minor bending, stooping and reaching to retrieve files. 

2.   Standing infrequently to give presentations or while walking around various sites with maintenance contractors. 

3.   Infrequent lifting of boxes or office supplies weighing 25 lbs. or less.

4.   Frequent keying while using the computer and requiring close vision.

5.   Noise hazards are minimal, if any.

Work Environment:

1.   This position is predominantly in an office environment with little to no temperature extremes, noises and physical and/or chemical hazards. 

2.   Utilizes personal computers, 10-key, phone and other office equipment on a regular basis.

3.   Will require infrequent travel outside of the office for meetings and training.   Will utilize personal vehicle for travel.

4.   This position requires that the employee be available by phone, cell phone or PDA when out of the office.  Tri-CAP shall either provide a communication devise or pay a predetermined flat fee if the employee carries their own personal communication device.

Application Process:

You can download or complete online the Tri-CAP Employment Application and Affirmative Action Reporting or call 320-251-1612 to have an application mailed and submit it along with resume, if available, to hr@tricap.org or to 1210 23rd Ave. S. PO Box 683, Waite Park, MN 56387. EOE

Hours:

Typical Office Hours Mon – Fri

Proposed Interview Date:

Not Established

Salary Range:

$58,926.00

Benefits:

 

Competitive Benefit Pkg

Position:

Human Resources Assistant

Open:

3/27/15

Closes:

When Filled

Locations:

Waite Park, MN

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Human Resources Director, the Human Resources Assistant provides administrative and technical assistance in support of the human resources function in accordance with agency policies and procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1.      Embrace, advocate and carry out the mission and vision of the agency. 

2.      Assist with the training and support of other employees during orientation and through ongoing efforts for cross-training and personal development.

3.      Abide by all agency policies and procedures.

4.      Assist in the recruitment process to include: internal/external job postings; placing classified ads; screening; scheduling interviews; reference checking; preparing offer letters and new hire packets; assimilation process and ensuring applicant records, files and spreadsheets are in place for proper affirmative action reporting.

5.      Partner with HR Director in conducting orientation and benefit meetings ensuring all necessary forms and documents are completed, submitted, logged and filed.

6.      Enter all data accurately into human resources information system including but not limited to: new hire, transfer, term, weekly scheduled work hours, paid time off increases, years of service, performance review documentation and schedule, training data, exit interviews, address changes, and emergency contacts, etc.

7.      Maintain all personnel and medical files accurately and in accordance with legal requirements.

8.      Complete special projects as assigned (i.e., I-9 Audits, file updating and organizing, benefit file and form audits, research, data entry, and surveys as directed).

9.      Develop procedures and processes in partnership with HR Director and Tri-CAP staff.

10.  Partner with HR Director to maintain and update Tri-CAP Central site as applicable.

11.  Partner with the HR Director in all areas of safety: OSHA log, first reports of injury, audits, agency drills, etc.

12.  Create training materials as directed (i.e., copying, course communication, sign-in sheets, etc.), schedule and set up room and equipment as requested.  Ensure all HR training is documented for agency and affirmative action compliance.

13.  Assist HR Director with terminations by preparing exit letter, exit paperwork, exit survey, and COBRA documentation as applicable and meeting with staff.  Compile exit survey data.

14.  Updates benefit vendors on terminating employees and processes benefit changes.

15.  Ensure all legally required postings are up-to-date to ensure compliance.

16.  Processes wage verifications information as requested.

17.  Prepare department purchase orders as requested.

  1. May assist other departments/programs for the agency as requested.

19.  Participate in and or lead agency committees.

20.  Attend Tri-CAP Board meetings as requested.

21.   Assist Tri-CAP staff with benefit and human resources related questions, seek input or refer to HR director as needed.

22.   Assume duties in absence of HR Director.

 

Supervision Provided:

1.        None

 

Qualifications:

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

1.      Two year business administration degree with human resources focus and two (2) years’ experience in human resources field preferred or would consider five (5) years’ human resources experience.

2.      Knowledge and proficiency in human resources laws, OSHA guidelines, HIPPA and data privacy and generalist human resource activities.

  1. Ability to work well in a team setting as well as individually, with very little supervision.

4.      Excellent organizational, process, analytical and problem solving skills.

  1. Advanced skill level in Microsoft Office products and general office equipment.
  2. Maintain a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality in work performed.

7.      Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

8.      Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively.

Physical Demands:

1.      Sitting the majority of the time while in the office with minor bending, stooping and reaching to retrieve files. 

2.      Standing infrequently to give presentations.

3.      Infrequent lifting of boxes or office supplies weighing 25 lbs. or less.

4.      Frequent keying while using the computer and requiring close vision.

5.      Noise hazards are minimal, if any.

Work Environment:

1.      This position is predominantly in an office environment with little to no temperature extremes, noises and physical and/or chemical hazards. 

2.      Utilizes personal computers, 10-key, phone and other office equipment on a regular basis.

3.      Will require infrequent travel outside of the office for meetings and training.  Will utilize personal vehicle for travel.

Application Process:

You can download or complete online the Tri-CAP Employment Application and Affirmative Action Reporting or call 320-251-1612 to have an application mailed and submit it along with resume, if available, to hr@tricap.org or to 1210 23rd Ave. S. PO Box 683, Waite Park, MN 56387. EOE

Hours:

Variable – Mon-Fri – 18 Hours Per Week

Proposed Interview Date:

Not Established

Salary Range:

Starting Rate - $16.85 Per Hour

Benefits:

Prorated Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays if they fall on a work day.

 

   

Position:

Administrative Assistant

Open:

3/6/15

Closes:

When Filled

Locations:

Waite Park, MN

Job Summary:

Provide professional, courteous customer service at the front desk and administrative support for the agency departments and programs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1.      Embrace, advocate and carry out the mission and vision of the agency.  

2.      Abide by all agency policies and procedures.

3.      Provide professional and courteous reception and phone coverage at the agency front desk, assuring all visitors are logged in and appropriate staff is notified.

4.      Ensure front desk, reception and phone coverage in conjunction with the Executive Assistant.

5.      Track customer encounters using agency specified software.

6.      Open and distribute incoming mail, including documents obtained from the agency drop box and prepare and stamp outgoing mail.

7.      Monitor and distribute incoming agency faxes and general emails to the appropriate parties.

8.      Date stamp, endorse checks and scan a copy of incoming funds to the appropriate person.

9.      Take messages from Agency’s after hour voicemail system and route to appropriate personnel.

10.  Log accounts payable checks into check number tracking log book and ensure all check numbers are accounted for.

11.  Assist as requested to fulfill agency needs in following segregation of duties requirements.

12.  Has general knowledge of inter-agency and community programs for appropriate referrals of consumers.

13.  Sign for incoming deliveries and assure proper distribution to assigned person, program or department.

14.  Maintain reception area and main lobby in a neat and orderly fashion on a daily basis and keep brochure information racks fully stocked.

15.  Prepare name tags, folders, sign in sheets, etc. for meetings or classes as needed.

16.  Assist with the training and support of other employees during orientation and through ongoing efforts for cross-training and personal development.

17.  Maintain front desk manual to include all necessary information to cover front desk duties.

18.  Write Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) as requested.

19.  Coordinate the scheduling of meetings, trainings and room reservations as requested.

20.  Take minutes and recordings as requested at meetings.

21.  Distribute office supply orders accurately and efficiently when received.

22.  Scan accounts payable vouchers into electronic filing system.

23.  Coordinate and prepare bulk mail projects to meet scheduled timelines.

24.  Enter information timely and accurately into the timesheet tally form.

25.  Responsible for all clerical work orders, prioritizing and completing.  Keeping supervisor apprised on the status of the work orders.

26.  Completes data entry of agency records as required.

27.   Participate in and or lead agency committees.

28.  Attend Tri-CAP Board meetings as requested.

29.   Other duties as requested by management. 

Qualifications:

1.       High school equivalent and a minimum of three years of experience in Office Administration.

2.       Advanced skill level with MS Office products and a high level clerical office skills.

3.       Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

4.       Ability to successfully prioritize and meet objectives.

5.       High level of decision making skills.

6.       Must be of courteous and friendly manner on telephone and in direct speaking.

7.       Must be able to maintain confidences.

8.       Ability to operate standard office machines as required.

9.       Must be able to function in a fast paced environment.

Physical Demands:

1.       Sitting the majority of the time while in the office with minor bending, stooping and reaching to retrieve files. 

2.       Standing infrequently to make copies or assist customers.

3.       Infrequent lifting of boxes or office supplies weighing 35 lbs. or less.

4.       Frequent keying while using the computer requiring close vision.

5.       Noise hazards are minimal, if any.

Work Environment:

1.      This position is predominantly in an office environment with little to no temperature extremes, noises and physical and/or chemical hazards. 

2.      Utilizes personal computers, 10-key, phone and other office equipment on a regular basis.

3.      Will require infrequent travel outside of the office for meetings and training.  Will utilize personal vehicle for travel.

Application Process:

You can download or complete online the Tri-CAP Employment Application and Affirmative Action Reporting or call 320-251-1612 to have an application mailed and submit it to hr@tricap.org or to 1210 23rd Ave. S. PO Box 683, Waite Park, MN 56387. EOE

Hours:

Typical Office Hours 8:00-4:30 (Summer Hours May Flex)

Proposed Interview Date:

Not Established

Salary Range:

Starting Rate - $12.57 Per Hour

Benefits:

 

Competitive Benefit Pkg

    

Position:

Receptionist

Open:

3/6/15

Closes:

When Filled

Locations:

Waite Park, MN

Job Summary:

Provide professional, courteous customer service and administrative support at the agency front desk.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1.       Embrace, advocate and carry out the mission and vision of the agency.  

2.       Abide by all agency policies and procedures.

3.       Provide professional and courteous reception and phone coverage at the agency front desk, assuring all visitors are logged in and appropriate staff is notified.

4.       Ensure front desk, reception and phone coverage in conjunction with the Executive Assistant.

5.       Track customer encounters using agency specified software.

6.       Open and distribute incoming mail, including documents obtained from the agency drop box and prepare and stamp outgoing mail.

7.       Monitor and distribute incoming agency faxes and general emails to the appropriate parties.

8.       Date stamp, endorse checks and scan a copy of incoming funds to the appropriate person.

9.       Take messages from Agency’s after hour voicemail system and route to appropriate personnel.

10.   Log accounts payable checks into check number tracking log book and ensure all check numbers are accounted for.

11.   Assist as requested to fulfill agency needs in following segregation of duties requirements.

12.   Has general knowledge of inter-agency and community programs for appropriate referrals of consumers.

13.   Sign for incoming deliveries and assure proper distribution to assigned person, program or department.

14.   Maintain reception area and main lobby in a neat and orderly fashion on a daily basis and keep brochure information racks fully stocked.

15.   Prepare name tags, folders, sign in sheets, etc. for meetings or classes as needed.

16.   Assist with the training and support of other employees during orientation and through ongoing efforts for cross-training and personal development.

17.    Participate in and or lead agency committees.

18.   Attend Tri-CAP Board meetings as requested.

19.    Other duties as requested by management. 

Qualifications:

1.       High School equivalent and a minimum of one year of experience in Office Administration.

2.       Advanced skill level with MS Office products and a high level clerical office skills.

3.       Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

4.       Able to successfully prioritize and meet objectives.

5.       Must be of courteous and friendly manner on telephone and in direct speaking.

6.       Must be able to maintain confidences.

7.       Ability to operate standard office machines as required.

8.       Ability to follow directions.

9.       Must have the ability to learn and follow routine clerical procedures.

Physical Demands:

1.       Sitting the majority of the time while in the office with minor bending, stooping and reaching to retrieve files. 

2.       Standing infrequently to make copies or assist customers.

3.       Infrequent lifting of boxes or office supplies weighing 35 lbs. or less.

4.       Frequent keying while using the computer requiring close vision.

5.       Noise hazards are minimal, if any.

Work Environment:

1.      This position is predominantly in an office environment with little to no temperature extremes, noises and physical and/or chemical hazards. 

2.      Utilizes personal computers, 10-key, phone and other office equipment on a regular basis.

3.      Will require infrequent travel outside of the office for meetings and training.  Will utilize personal vehicle for travel.

Application Process:

You can download or complete online the Tri-CAP Employment Application and Affirmative Action Reporting or call 320-251-1612 to have an application mailed and submit it to hr@tricap.org or to 1210 23rd Ave. S. PO Box 683, Waite Park, MN 56387. EOE

Hours:

Typical Office Hours 8:00-4:30 (Summer Hours May Flex)

Proposed Interview Date:

Not Established

Salary Range:

Starting Rate - $11.23 Per Hour

Benefits:

 

Competitive Benefit Pkg

Position:

Bus Driver Opportunities
Full-Time, Part-Time, and Relief
 

Open:

now

Closes:

When Filled

Locations:

Waite Park, Sauk Centre, Little Falls and Elk River

Purpose of job:

Provide safe, dependable bus transportation to customers.

Responsibilities:

1.     Embrace, advocate and carry out the mission and vision of the agency.  

2.     Assist with the training and support of other employees during orientation and through ongoing efforts for cross-training and personal development.

3.     Abides by all agency policies and procedures.

4.     Comply with Driver’s Hours of Service 49 CFR Part 395 and MN Stat. 211.0314 in regards to work time both on and beyond Tri-CAP’s assigned work hours.

5.     Operate bus defensively on assigned route.

6.     Stay on schedule providing on time service to customers.

7.     Assist passengers as needed with mobility aids including wheelchairs, walkers or other aids, assuring that all passengers are secured properly and all mobility aids are stowed securely. 

8.     Conduct daily and weekly vehicle inspections and report defects to Lead Driver.

9.     Monitor fare collection from passengers.

10.  Complete paperwork related to bus operation and passenger concerns.

11.  Clean bus interior daily, exterior as appropriate

12.  Complete building & yard cleaning and maintenance.

13.  Other duties as requested by management.

 

Qualifications:

1.       High School equivalent.

2.       Read, write & speak the English language to facilitate understanding of traffic signs and signals, respond to customers and official inquiries and complete reports.

3.       Prior bus driving experience desired, but not required

4.       21 years of age.

5.       Clean driving and criminal backgrounds.

6.       Current Class C or higher CDL with passenger endorsement or ability to attain.

7.       Current Medical Examiners Card or ability to attain.

8.       Ability to comply with FTA drug & alcohol testing regulations.

9.       Ability to sensitively work with wide range of passenger needs including developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, memory loss, as well as difficult or uncooperative customers. 

 

Physical Demands:

1.     Sitting in bus seat, with frequent bending and stooping when on and off the bus to assist customers.  

2.     Frequent standing, walking and getting in and out of bus seat when in various settings. 

3.     Frequent lifting and pushing of 75 pounds.

4.     Noise hazards from bus engine and traffic.

5.     Occasionally assisting with or working in close contact with service animals.

Work Environment:

1.     This position is predominantly in and out of a bus with wide temperature ranges and weather conditions,

2.     High levels of noise when operating the bus due to the bus engine and other traffic.

3.     Chemical hazards exposure when conducting bus inspections, filling low fluid levels or cleaning the bus. 

4.     Utilizes personal computers, or other technology such as mobile tablets, 2-way radios and bus equipment on a regular basis.

5.     Frequent travel outside of the office on bus routes.  Also infrequent travel for training. 

 

This description describes the general nature and work expected of an individual assigned to this position.  All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

Application Process:

You can download or complete online the Tri-CAP Employment Application and Affirmative Action Reporting and Vehicle Driving Application and Drug Test Notification and Requirement or call 320-251-1612 to have an application mailed and submit it to hr@tricap.org or to 1210 23rd Ave. S. PO Box 683, Waite Park, MN 56387. EOE

Hours:

 

Proposed Interview Date:

Not Established

Salary Range:

Starting Pay: $12.57

Benefits:

Prorated Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays if they fall on a work day

 

 

   

  

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Position:

NA

Open:

 

Closes:

 

Locations:

 

Purpose of job:    
Qualifications:    
Application Process:

You can download or complete online the Tri-CAP Employment Application and Affirmative Action Reporting and Vehicle Driving Application or call 320-251-1612 to have an application mailed and submit it to hr@tricap.org or to 1210 23rd Ave. S. PO Box 683, Waite Park, MN 56387. EOE

Hours:

 

Proposed Interview Date:

 

Salary Range: 
Benefits: