Sustainable Resources Center, Inc.
1081 Tenth Avenue S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55414

612-870-4255 | fax 612-870-0729

   

Employment

SRC has the following positions available:

 

JOB TITLE: Clerical Assistant-Weatherization
 
JOB SUMMARY: Performs administrative and office support activities for the Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program. Duties include fielding telephone calls, word processing, filing, faxing, and performing data entry using software programs. Extensive software skills are required, as well as strong communication skills. May assist other administravtive staff with overflow work, including word processing, data entry, internet research, and general administrative tasks. Performs basic clerical tasks, such as systematically arranging letters, memoranda, invoices and other indexed documents according to an established system. Operates office equipment. Maintains solid customer relationships by handling their questions and concerns with speed and professionalism. May trouble shoot customer problems. 
 
SUPERVISION: Under supervision of Director of Weatherization, perform a wide variety of clerical work involving several specific routines and broadly defined policies and procedures; may supervise the work of student assistants; and perform related work as required. 
 
ESENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 
1. Enter data into a computer from various sources including accounting, statistical and related documents; input corrections and updates; verify data for accuracy and completeness; assist in the compilation of reports. Performs data entry in computerized system; maintains routine informational spreadsheets.
 
2. Contact Weatherization Contractors to coordinate the completion of Work Orders issued and update program staff to arrange for inspections or completed work. Maintain tracking system and insure work orders are progressing to time sensitve goals.
 
3. Answer the telephone and provide answers to routine questions and accurate information concerning standards, procedures, and programs within weatherization department; relay messages and provide information on Weatherization policies and procedures as required. Returns calls emailed from answering service. 
 
4. Collect and process applications and program files; enter program information into automated system; compile client information; maintain weatherization forms. Photocopies printed documents; sends and receives faxes. Compiles and coordinates bulk outreach mailings for Weatherization.
 
5. Participate in the maintenace of a filing system; research records for various information as requested.
 
6. Type, proofread and word process a variety of ducuments and forms including general correspondence, reports, schedules, and memoranda from rough draft or verbal instructions; disseminate information as apporpriate.
 
7. Assist with compiling information and data for reports.
 
8. Maintain a variety of records such as inventory and purchase records; resolve errors on orders and invoices as required. 
 
9. Operate a variety of office equipment including a copier, facsimile machine, adding machine, or computer.
 
10. Perform related duties as required and special projects under direction of supervisor.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
A combination of education and experience that would meet the required knowledge and abilities. Graduation from high school and two years of clerical experience required. Experience with construction, Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program, accounting knowlede; or a combination of such experience and education is desired. 
 
WORK KNOWLEDGE:
  • Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers; methods and techniques of proper phone etiquette; customer service techniques, practices, and principles; basic computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and statistical databases.
  • Basic principles and procedures of record keeping and filing.
  • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Basic mathematical principles.
  • Modern office methods and practices; operation of personal computer software programs including word processing and spreadsheet tools, calculators, adding machines and other standard office equipment; proper reception and telephone etiquette.
ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
  • Performs varied office and clerical support duties and tasks.
  • Learn the operations and activities of the Weatherization area, learn, interpret, and apply administrative and departmental policies and procedures; learn and interpret rules, regulations, and instructions.
  • Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public; meet with the public tactfully and courteously to answer questions by telephone or in person; interact with the public in a helpful, and friendly manner.
  • Maintain a variety of files and records; accurately count, record, and balance assigned transactions.
  • Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Operate and use modern office equipment including a computer and various softward packages; type and enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written intructions; communicate clearly and consisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems. 
  • Establish and maintatin effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; communicate effectively, follow and understand oral and written directions. 
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to , and repsect for, a diverse population.

Bilingual Spanish, Hmong or Somali preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Environment: Standard office setting.
Physical: Incumbents require sufficient mobility to work in an office setting; stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; operate office equipment including use of a computer keyboard; ability to verbally communicate to exchange information.
Vision:See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and to operate assigned equipment.
Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
 
How to apply:
Submit a cover letter and resume to Dan Roberts, Weatherization Program Directer at d.roberts@src-mn.org
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

JOB TITLE: HEALTHY HOMES/LEAD HAZARD CONTROL CREW MEMBER

POSITION SUMMARY:
Reduce lead hazards in families homes though elimination and/or remediation of lead.Crew Members will work in families’ homes from all cultures in a variety of settings. Crew Members work in coordination with SRC’s lead program and weatherization program and other community partners.
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
 SPECIALIZED CLEANING: Effectively remove lead dust from homes to reduce lead hazard.
 
 LEAD HAZARD CONTROL ACTIVITY: Stabilize and paint deteriorated surfaces. Repaint or enclose stabilized surfaces. Replace windows; contain work area to meet state and federal standards.
 
 HOME REPAIR WORK: General carpentry and/or repairs/replacement of home safety equipment, e.g. handrails, grab bars.
 
 AC DELIVERY AND INSTALLATION: Deliver and install window and through-wall air conditioners.
 
 COMMUNICATION: Effectively communicate with diverse populations, fellow crew members, supervisors, and government agencies.
 
EXPERIENCE:
  • Passion for helping low-income families is a must! If you have not had the necessary training, we will provide it for you.
  • Must be able to wear provided protective safety equipment as required by State and Federal Law including half-mask respirators, protective eyewear, shoe covers, Tyvex suits, and work gloves.
  • Crew members must be willing to work in families' homes and in a variety of settings that may feel uncomfortable (e.g. mold, unpleasant odors, cockroaches, extreme weather conditions, etc.)
  • Must be able to follow directions, but have the ability to problem-solve as needed.
  • Must be able to lift at least 60 pounds. Must be able to work on hands and knees, and in small or tight places and/or on ladders.
ADDITIONAL INFO:
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Lead Worker License and EPA RRP Training preferred or the ability to attain license within 30 days of hire.
  • Must be able to pass BCA background check and have valid, insurable driver's license and must be willing to drive organization's vehicles to worksites.
 
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please e-mail your resume to Tasha Julius at T.Julius@src-mn.org . If you have any questions, please call her at 612-872-3291.