Director of Energy Conservation and Home Improvement Services

Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners (SNAP) Published: March 14, 2022
Spokane, WA
Skill Level
Senior Level
Job Type
Energy / Other
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Organizational Overview

Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners (SNAP) is a community action agency that has been assisting low-income families, children, seniors and the homeless since 1996. For over 55 years, we have helped build a vibrant community that treats everyone with dignity and respect by advocating for that which is fair, honorable and equitable. Over the years we have expanded services that help stabilize our neighbors and equip them to exit poverty.

Today we are one of the largest private human services agencies in Spokane County, Washington. We serve approximately 38,000 annually with an annual operating budget of $57 million. Our staff of 170 proudly serve our community across a broad range of services and programs such as Energy Assistance, Financial Counseling, Small Business Lending, Home Repair, Rental Assistance, Homeless Services, Transportation and many others that are uniquely designed to meet the needs of our community.

We are recognized as an innovator in the fields of home energy efficiency and indoor air quality, as well as new program initiatives that are managed through our responsiveness to serve the individual and community needs of Spokane. Through innovation SNAP works to grow services and utilizes pilot programs and partnerships to offer unduplicated services to clients.

Every day we see that our work matters. Our mission and values are more than something we publish for others to see. They inspire us, guide us, inform our decisions, and set the bar for how we treat each other, those who help us accomplish our work, and those we serve. We have a unique culture of mission ownership, enthusiasm and collaboration. We work hard and know how to have fun – we have a lot of potlucks! Every employee has the opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of others.  Those who are truly successful at SNAP are passionate, bring passion for our mission and empathy for those we serve.

Position Summary

The Director of Energy Conservation and Home Improvement Services is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and plays a key role in mission execution. We seek someone who brings a powerful combination of leadership, people skills, creativity, innovation, nonprofit experience and business savvy in energy conservation and home repair who can hit the ground running. Capable of acting at both the strategic and tactical levels in a complex, highly regulated environment, the Director manages a $9+ million annual budget and oversees four direct reports and 32 employees across five programs: Weatherization, Essential Home Repair, Energy Conservation Education and the Single-Family Home Rehab Loan Program. This team serves more than 800 households a year. In 2021 the team completed more than 600 home repairs, weatherized more than 200 units and completed major rehabs on more than 15 homes.

The ideal candidate is an accomplished professional and seasoned people manager who has broad and deep experience with projects that vary in scope to include complexities requiring initiative, communication, risk management thinking, problem solving as well as knowledge of multifaceted design and construction issues and energy conservation. They radiate confidence, compassion, approachability and possess exceptional judgment, strong interpersonal skills with a calm presence.

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Core Competencies

  • Acts as ambassador of our mission, vision and values with a commitment to making a difference in our community through service to others.
  • A people person who believes that people come first.
  • A leadership style that is approachable, down-to-earth, and calm.
  • A sophisticated and inclusive communicator who listens empathetically.
  • Highly skilled at managing all phases of project planning, design and implementation with proven success working in a fast-paced environment, leading multi-functional teams, providing strategic direction, and delivering against multiple work streams.
  • Masterful at creating and managing complex budgets from multiple funding sources in accordance with contractual obligations and reporting requirements.

Additional Qualifications or Experience:

  • BA/BS with focus on business/human service administration. (Work experience may be considered in lieu of degree)
  • Minimum of eight years of progressively responsible leadership and project management experience, including construction oversight, managing staff and contractors.
  • Experience in construction industry practices and procedures, all codes – especially those related to Energy Efficiency, and life safety standards. Knowledge of the principles of architectural design, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems a plus.


  • This full-time exempt position reports to the Chief Operating Officer.
  • The salary range is $60,792 – $83,208 annually DOE.
  • Medical and Dental benefits, life insurance, long term disability, 403(b), education assistance, paid time off including separate vacation, sick, personal leave and 11 paid holidays.

To Apply

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  • Then, please click "Apply" below to email a cover letter and resume.
  • We accept emailed applications only. No paper submissions.
  • In your cover letter, please share why you are interested in this job, and tell us about your how your experience makes you a top candidate for this position.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt, and full consideration will be given to applications received by April 15, 2022. Interviewing begins in April 2022.

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