Home Modification Specialist

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficient with ANSI 117 building codes

  • Must be able to determine contractor’s skill set for plumbing, electrical and framing.

  • Ability to read and understand design plans.

  • Knowledge of and commitment to the independent living philosophy.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure.

  • Must be able to travel throughout 30 counties.

  • Personal means of travel a must.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficient with ADA accessible design implantation.

  • Ability to research existing ordnances and codes related to design, construction and occupancy.

  • Background in general contracting.

  • Life experience with a disability.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Complete home modification with Pictures

  • Interview consumer to determine how home modification should function.

  • Maintain familiarity with housing and support services available to people with disabilities, including eligibility requirements and appeals procedures.

  • Ensure contractors credentials and insurance are updated annually.

  • Review proposed scope of work bids for home modification.

  • Monitor accessibility adaptions inventory and order to stock as needed.

  • Coordinate pickup/delivery and transport of donated accessible equipment.

  • Complete monthly Home Modification reporting.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of annual home modification trainings to contractors.

  • Advocate for consumer control policy in home modification process.

  • Attends staff meetings and participates in training opportunities.

  • Records and documents I and R’s, direct service and advocacy activities and, other required paperwork accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Must be able to travel throughout counties located in Central and North East Pennsylvania.

  • Ensures all work is completed in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Performs all duties commensurate with the RTFCIL Policy & Procedures Manual.

  • Comply with policies and procedures established by RTFCIL 

  • Abide by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

  • Maintain a professional demeanor consistent with the RTFCIL Values and Culture.

  • Produce additional informational reports as requested.

  • Travel as required throughout our service area.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Home Modification Supervisor.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living (RTFCIL) is an equal opportunity organization that has procedures in place to ensure equal access and fair treatment to all individuals. RTFCIL complies with all applicable civil rights laws (city, state, and federal). Programs, services, and personnel issues are administered without regard to disability, race, creed, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital, or veteran status. RTFCIL is committed to affirmative action to ensure that individuals with disabilities, particularly those who are members of traditionally under-represented groups, receive full access to Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living.