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JOB VACANCY # JV 2022-28 Risk Assessor

THE POSITION OF:                        Risk Assessor

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:            Community Development/Codes

CLASSIFICATION:                         AFSCME 2763-Rank & File

POSTING DATE:                             April 6, 2022

PAY RATE:                                      $22.36 per hour, 40 hours per week

 

Qualified, interested candidates must submit an employment application and a current resume at www.readingpa.gov under Employment Opportunities. 

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for day-to-day management of client relations, outreach administration tracking, reporting and all aspects of client relocation and customer service process. Conducts in-home visits, assists and ensures completion of the application and eligibility process; initiates and coordinates outreach initiatives on lead poisoning prevention.  The Risk Assessor ensures quality customer service throughout entire program; works with outreach partners to ensure effectiveness. Responsible for oversight of the lead safe house management vendor.  Verifies unit and occupation qualifications, prevention; unit file completion; assists clients when needed. Work is performed under the direction of the Program Supervisor.  This is a fixed-term assignment based on Grant funding. 

 

Typical job duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Evaluating, creating and maintaining a strong file management and record keeping systems;
  • Tracks, maintains prospective client inquiry list; arrange temporary relocation of clients;
  • Builds and maintains consistent relationships with program clients;
  • Formats and composes well designed correspondence, memorandums, reports, contracts, charts and similar program materials;
  • Develops and designs educational, outreach and internal documents and materials including client relocation documents and contracts;
  • Acts as program liaison between clients and De-Lead team; and manages the intake and processing of applicants;
  • Coordinate activities, distributes information on preventing childhood lead poisoning to new mothers, households with children under 6 years old including daycares, physician offices, elementary schools, community centers, etc.;
  • Acts as team lead to develop annual outreach plan;
  • Provides accurate and timely reports, and performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:         

Educational/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Social Services or equivalent of education and experience that provides required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.
  • Licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as Lead Risk Assessor
  • Knowledge of effective public relations methods; ability to work effectively with other
  • Exceptional Microsoft Office Suite skills (Outlook, Excel, Word & PowerPoint).
  • Valid PA Driver’s License, Class C required.

 

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