Senior Lead Based Paint Risk Assessor and Inspector

Expectation of Employee:

Support the organization’s mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence; collaboration; innovation; respect personalization; commitment to the community; accountability and ownership.

 Position Summary:

Under the general direction of the Department Director the Senior Lead Based Paint Risk Assessor and Inspector will oversee the operations, management and administration of the program and comply with the program’s contractual obligations.  Senior Lead Based Paint Risk Assessor and Inspector will perform and oversee LEAD SAFE HOME PROGRAM activities seeking to remediate homes from lead hazards across Hudson County.  The position requires aide in client recruitment and responsible for planning and/or coordinating the preparation of full estimates on small to large and complex projects.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Senior Lead Based Paint Risk Assessor and Inspector administers the Lead Safe Home Program lead testing requirements.
  • Project Management of all activities with Outreach and program staff to administer the program.
  • Conducts Applications Quality Assurance review.
  • Prepares required reports, including retrofit recommendations; identify Health and safety issues and Weatherization needs.
  • Prepare detailed work scopes and comprehensive work orders, pricing, measures, and quantities for proposed retrofit work
  • Coordinate service delivery with the program staff and Dept. Director
  • Participate on all pre-construction conference meetings
  • Develops and implements temporary relocation program.
  • Adhere to strict policies related to appointment promptness, in-home conduct, and appearance
  • Effectively and professionally communicates with clients throughout the process
  • Perform client interviews and educate clients about energy conservation.
  • Conduct clearance testing
  • Prepare written reports, correspondence and presentation to Department Director as required
  • Perform all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established agency’s policies


  • Recruit, supervise, and evaluate program staff, volunteers, and contractors/consultants
  • Establish and implement schedules and work assignments, volunteers, and contractors/consultants
  • Develop the personal and professional capacity of staff members, including coaching, training mentoring, peer exchanges, and continuing education
  • Develops and delivers program training modules and provides ongoing training to staff under his/her purview

Education and Experience:

  • Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum (1) one year of relevant experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in implementing programs guided by Federal Regulations, and requiring-Familiarity with Lead based Paint hazards Control and/or Healthy Homes
  • Minimum of three (3) year of housing construction, housing, rehabilitation, or the construction industry.
  • Certification as a Lead Risk Assessor REQUIRED.

 Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Possession of strong organizational skills
  • Possess exceptional interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be detailed oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Able to work collectively with co-workers
  • Knowledge in Building Science
  • Building Performance Institute Certification (BPI) not required, but preferred.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with a fast paced, highly interactive staff.
    • Proven ability to work effectively in a team setting.

Qualification Requirements and *Physical Demands (continued):

  • Proven ability to work well with diverse groups.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks effectively under pressure.
  • Principles and practices of providing social services to culturally diverse populations.
  • Software applications commonly used in program management.
  • Computer literacy, Office Suites, Project Management tools, and knowledge of CRM’s.
  • Ability to interpret complex federal, state and local regulations and guidelines.
  • Address the public and professional groups.
  • Prepare and maintain complex reports and records.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public.
  • Follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license and good driving record required.
  • Employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15-20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to a variety of extreme weather conditions
  • Flexible Schedule – May be required to work evenings and weekends
  • Professional business uniform required
  • Must be able to travel as needed (in-town and out-of-town trainings and conferences)


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