Housing Mediation Support Specialist

$22.23 - $29.78 hourly
  • City of Beaverton
  • 12725 Southwest Millikan Way, Beaverton, Oregon, USA
  • Aug 05, 2022
Full time Administration/Management Community Engagement Housing

Job Description

Align your work with your values, and join a team working to support healthy communities through mediation, dialogue, and conflict resolution training.

The City of Beaverton is hiring a full-time Housing Mediation Support Specialist to provide administrative and program support for the Beaverton Center for Mediation and Dialogue (CMD). This grant-funded position will focus on the Eviction Prevention Mediation Program, while collaborating with the whole CMD team to provide conflict resolution and community-building services to the Beaverton community.  

This position will provide a variety of administrative and fiscal support services utilizing specialized program knowledge. It also provides contact management and partner relations, customer service, and communications support. This position may require occasional evening or weekend work for program support and community outreach. 

This is a full-time, limited duration position (through September 2023), with the possibility of extension dependent on state grant funding. It is a non-exempt, SEIU-classified position. There is one vacancy.

Qualifications

Education and Experience: 

High school diploma or GED and 3 years of general office experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience enabling the incumbent to perform the essential functions of the position. 

Candidates who are bilingual in English and Spanish are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Beaverton is a diverse city, boasting a large population of qualified persons, including women, veterans, Black, Indigenous and people of color, persons with disabilities, generational groups, persons who speak many languages and are of diverse national origins.
 
It is widely stated—and supported by studies—that candidates, especially women, are less likely to apply for a job unless they believe they meet 100% of the hiring criteria. The city’s talent acquisition goals include hiring the candidate who is best able to meet the performance objectives of the role. We encourage persons with non-traditional skill sets and experiences to apply, even if you believe you do not meet 100% of the qualifications and hiring criteria described.