Housing Choice Voucher Supervisor

The Housing Authority of Fulton County, Georgia (HAFC) is seeking an experienced Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Supervisor. As of April 2018, the HAFC currently owns and/or manages Housing Choice Vouchers (847); Ports administered by HAFC (1310);   Mixed-Finance ACC Units (132); RAD/Project-Based Vouchers (100); Project-Based Vouchers (90); Low Income Public Housing Units (9); Bond-Financed Properties (6); and Conventional Home-Ownership (1).

Under the direction of the Executive Director, this position provides day-to-day administration oversight and monitoring of the HCV programs to include, the Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) program and performing quality control reviews. Ensures that policies and guidelines, established by the HAFC and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are followed.  The HCV Supervisor will be responsible to supervise, assign, review and monitor work of staff responsible for providing HCV program services to include, FSS to participants and ensure compliance with all related Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations and agency policies.

A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Social Science or a related field is preferred. A minimum of three (3) years of Supervisory Experience administering the regulations that govern subsidized housing and HCV Programs including or supplemented by experience in data collection and analysis, and quality control or risk assessment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. SEMAP and PHA experience is a preferred. Knowledge of HUD and federal regulations as it relates to the HCV Programs to include HUD forms, policies and procedures.  Knowledge of Conventional Housing Programs to include, Mixed-Finance and traditional public Housing will be considered an asset.

A combination of education and appropriate experience will be given consideration. Salary to be determined accordingly.  A full position description is available on the Agency website www.hafc.org.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter of interest and resume to: jobs06@hafc.org   

Position is open until filled. No faxes, please. EOE.

Position Description

Classification:          Maintenance Mechanic -Part Time

Supervisor:                            Property Manager
Effective Date:                       April 13, 2018
Salary Range:                       $21,436 –  $38,000 (Non-Exempt)

Please send resumes to mhudson@cantonha.org.  No Phone Calls

Position Summary

Under general supervisor of the Property Manager, the primary objective of this position is to perform minor general maintenance and repair work on all three facilities and equipment. The Maintenance Mechanic will work no more than 30 hours on a weekly basis. Potential overtime when needed approved by management.

Supervision Exercised

No supervisory duties exercised

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible, under the direction of the Property Manager, for the overall maintenance of all three sites; Jefferson Circle, Shipp Street, and Oakside Drive., totaling to 148 units, in all areas related to the day-to-day maintenance operations of each community. Essential duties include but are not limited to:

Responsible for completing the make-ready of vacant units, completing the work as quickly as possible consistent with a high-quality result.

Responsible for a wide variety of maintenance, cleaning and repair work on all three facilities, system structures and equipment (i.e. repairs and replacement of screens, glass, doors, and door hardware, blinds, floors, baseboards.

Completing and closing out work orders in a timely fashion.

Complete grounds work such as: tree removal, fence repair, power- washing, gutter cleaning, grounds pick up throughout each community and main office, sweeping, cleaning and light landscaping

Potentially responsible when needed for 24-hour emergency maintenance and being available On- Call on weekends and holidays

Assisting with special needs of clients including making copies of keys, changing light bulbs

Responsible for reporting to all unusual or extraordinary circumstances regarding the property or residents

Coordinate with the Property Manager on a weekly basis concerning any special projects

Responsible for maintaining strict confidentiality regarding office matters and exercising the protection of the sensitive personal, program and resident information

Responsible for updating and keeping an accurate log of travel mileage while using work vehicle during work hours and while on-call when needed

Supports the relationship between CHA and the constituent population by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with clients, visitors, and CHA staff members

Replaces furnace/AC filters, checks air vents and thermostats.

Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Job Requirements

Maintenance Mechanic must maintain a professional and courteous manner with all residents, visitors, contractors and employees. One must have the ability to follow oral and written instructions and be able to maintain effective and cooperative working relationships. Maintenance Mechanic must have good time management skills and pay close attention to details.

Education/ Qualification

High School Diploma or GED Required

HVAC Certification preferred

Valid Driver’s License and Reliable transportation required

Five years (5) of building maintenance, plumbing, painting, cleaning and maintenance experience

Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge in applying the methods, materials, procedures, and techniques used to perform general building maintenance work

Skills and experience in the use of various hand tools, work aids and equipment necessary to complete the work

Knowledge to conform to common work practices, policies, procedures, etc. ability to follow safety policies, procedures, practices and regulations; ability to organize and plan the sequence of tasks necessary to complete job assignments; Ability to identify and evaluate cleaning, supply and equipment needs and solve work related problems.

Ability to read and understand related written material.

Knowledge of CHA policies and procedures.

Skill in following oral and written instruction.

Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written.

Skill in interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds.

WILLIAMSBURG REDEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AUTHORITY

The City of Williamsburg, Virginia Redevelopment and Housing Authority is seeking an innovative and collaborative seasoned professional to be its Executive Director. This is an exciting opportunity to live and work in beautiful and historic Williamsburg, Virginia.

Williamsburg residents and visitors enjoy a variety of recreational and cultural opportunities year-round. The area has well known national attractions such as Water Country USA and Bush Gardens. The beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay are within a one-hour drive. Cultural activities include museums, a performing arts center, symphony orchestra, the Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Battlefield.

Williamsburg has a fully accredited public school system and a number of private school options. Higher education opportunities include the College of William and Mary, Old Dominion University, Norfolk State University and Hampton University. Thomas Nelson Community College and Tidewater Community College are in the Williamsburg area.

The Williamsburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority provides safe, decent and affordable housing as well as economic opportunity to meet the self-sufficiency needs of low income, elderly and disabled residents. It is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners who are also members of the Williamsburg City Council. The staff consists of an Executive Director, Public Housing Manager, Clerk and two Maintenance Technicians who are responsible for the operation and maintenance of 104 housing units on four sites in Williamsburg. The 2017-18 operating budget is $753,594 supplemented by $300,000 of in-kind services provided by the City of Williamsburg.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in public housing, public administration or related field and extensive experience as a public housing director or senior manager within a public housing authority or housing programs and considerable experience dealing with HUD regulations and requirements, Fair Housing, and other federal, state and local requirements.

The salary range is $77,000-$115,000. Starting salary depends upon qualifications and experience. The
Authority provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits program.

The position is open until filled. Confidential resume submitted electronically to:
John T. Maxwell, Senior Vice President
The Mercer Group, Inc.
Email: jtmaxwell41@gmail.com

Detailed recruitment brochure is available at www.mercergroupinc.com. Click on Current Searches.

The Housing Authority of Americus, GA, has an immediate open for the position of Manager of Housing.  A letter of interest, resume, salary requirements, and a comprehensive list of qualifications must be submitted by the end of the work day on March 15, 2018.  To view a copy of the advertisement or a copy of the job description, please visit our website at www.americuspha.org and check the Job Opportunities link.

Executive Director

The Buchanan Housing Authority (BHA) is seeking a professional to serve as its next Executive Director. The BHA is a progressive and diversified housing authority with a Public Housing (46 units) located in Buchanan, GA.

Candidates must possess a range of skills and abilities in order to qualify for the position. Candidates must have the ability to manage existing staff and programs effectively and maintain the Authority’s high performance for the short and long term. Candidates must have previous executive, senior management, or similarly responsible experience and knowledge of the Authority’s current program and operations is required. Please detail actual work experience that is relevant to this position including job duties that would impact the operations of this size PHA.  The Authority currently employs 1 full-time employee and 1 part-time employee.

Resumes and references will be received by the Authority’s search consultant at the address below through March 8, 2018. Candidates are encouraged to review the qualifications requirements and submit specific evidence of experience and capabilities in the above areas. A summary of the Authority programs and operations is available from the search consultant upon request (please request via email).   Salary is dependent upon experience and BHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Resumes and qualifications must be submitted to (NO PHONE CALLS):

 

James E. Kinkead, CPA
James E. Kinkead, P.C.
P O Box 250
Loganville, GA  30052

ATTN:  Executive Director Search

Email contact: jek@jamesekinkeadpc.com

JOB TITLE:  Family Self-Sufficiency Case Manager –Part Time (HOURS UP TO 28 a week) Grant Funded

EXEMPT: NO

SALARY RANGE:           Minimum: $ 10.00                    Maximum:  $ 14.00

EMPLOYEE REPORTS TO:  Resident Services Director/FSS COORDINATOR

 

EXPIRATION DATE:  Job close 2/16/18

General Statement of Duties

 This position reports to the Family Self-Sufficiency Coordinator/ and or Director of Resident Service.  The incumbent is responsible for helping their supervisor with the management of the Public Housing, NSP Neighbor Stabilization Program and Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program.  The incumbent is responsible for assisting the FSS Coordinator recruit participants, counseling families about the FSS Program, and developing realistic goals for attaining self-sufficiency, which includes attaining educational, training, finance, budget and work-related goals.  The FSS Case Manager serves as liaison between HAN and community service providers to maximize resources for participants.  And also is responsible ensuring compliance with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Federal Regulations and the Housing Authority of Newnan (HAN)-approved Administrative FSS Plan. The incumbent in this position must maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times. Contribute towards the achievement of the HAN’s goals and objectives.

Key Duties/Essential Job Functions

The statement contained here reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the work load.

  1. Recruit new applicants; interview, and provide information to FSS applicants.
  2. Process initial paperwork for FSS participants.
  3. Prepare and execute FSS contracts.
  4. Implement FSS action plan and FSS administrative plan; maintain all statistical data as required.
  5. Perform individual and family needs assessments to determine potential obstacles in achieving self-sufficiency.
  6. Assist in establishing and coordinating the Program Coordinating Committee; prepare agendas for meetings; report HUD-related information to Committee.
  7. Plan and coordinate activities for program participants, such as job training programs, GED classes, etc.
  8. Assist with referrals of participants to appropriate social service agency; and meet with representatives of other public, private, and social organizations to design and develop collaborative approaches to programs and services delivery for FSS participants.
  9. Act as liaison between program participants and various community resources, performing counseling and case management functions for FSS participants.
  10. Prepare all HUD-/HAN-required monthly/quarterly reports relating to the FSS Program and submit to supervisor as requested.
  11. Create and maintain a case file on each FSS Program participant.
  12. Develop and maintain working relationships with HAN staff, external community agencies, and resident groups. Work with and help plan and oversee all Resident Council Groups and meetings.
  13. Assist with the preparation of grant applications for projects and programs that relates to the FSS Program and other HAN program management.
  14. Handle telephone communication from applicants and the general public.
  15. Interview participants quarterly and or as needed to review their progress.
  16. Able to work independently and carry out all assignments.
  17. Follow a protocol for collecting technical and highly personal information and to ask probing and clarifying questions as needed.
  18. Express complex ideas concisely and effectively and respond accurately and clearly to questions and comments.
  19. Explain complex concepts and calculations simply and clearly to program applicants and supervisor as needed or requested.
  20. Understand and evaluate verification documents (e.g., pay stubs, insurance contracts, credit reports, banking and investment documents) in order to apply program rules correctly and or be trainable within a designated time frame as set by immediate supervisor.
  21. Make sound judgments when required by program rules (e.g., reasonableness determinations for child care and feasibility determinations for getting third-party verifications).
  22. Evaluate workloads, project resource requirements, set priorities, and develop realistic implementation plans.
  23. Overseer’s the HAN Summer Food Program application and hiring and evaluating all SFSP staff.
  24. Perform other duties as required.

Job Requirements/Qualifications/Education/Guidelines

  1. Bachelor’s degree in social work, public administration, psychology, or closely related field, with a minimum of three years’ experience in responsible public contact, preferably in one of the previously listed fields; or an Associate’s degree and three years’ experience working in an FSS Program; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which, in the sole determination of the Housing Authority, constitutes the required knowledge and abilities.
  2. Knowledge of requirements, rules, regulations, and procedures of the FSS Program. Willing and able to attend required FSS training and able to pass FSS required test for certification in a time frame as designated by immediate supervisor (within 6 months to a year of employment)
  3. Considerable knowledge of the organization and programs of other community agencies and groups that can assist the Authority and help provide for the health, welfare, and recreational needs of the residents and or willing and able to be trained within a time frame as outlined by immediate supervisor.
  4. Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with the general public, civic and community organizations.
  5. Ability to work effectively with all types of people and to maintain composure under pressure.
  6. Demonstrate case management ability and or be willing to be trained to handle case load of up to 75 clients.
  7. Ability to establish and promote effective working relationships with other Authority employees, residents, representatives from social agencies and community groups, and the general public.
  8. Ability to counsel with residents.
  9. Ability to prepare clear and concise reports.
  10. Strong written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
  11. Ability to be covered under the Authority’s fidelity bond.
  12. Must be proficient in the use of computers, the Windows environment, and Microsoft Word, with proven ability to learn and master new software.
  13. Must possess a FSS Certification, or acquire certifications within one year of assuming this position.
  14. Ability to accurately perform basic arithmetic computations, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, proration, and estimation using numbers with decimals, fractions, and percentages.
  15. Knowledge of standard office procedures and filing methods.
  16. The ability to recognize problems, analyzes causes, and proposes solutions.
  17. Able and willing to learn workplace rules and requirements (e.g., worker safety, sexual harassment).
  18. Knowledge of conflict resolution principles and the ability to apply them in the workplace.
  19. Able and willing to learn HAN-established policies and procedures.
  20. Drug Testing required if offered position as well as a Criminal Background check due to nature of  work.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Sitting, standing and working at computer for period of time, networking, typing, reading, writing, attending meetings/trainings, and being at HAN sites unaccompanied.  Must be able to lift and or move office equipment/supplies and or furniture up to 75lbs.

Must be able to work very flexible hours including (evening, nights, and weekend hours).

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Position Title:            Family Self-Sufficiency Coordinator; Full-Time

Department:              Resident Service

Supervisor:                Director of Resident Service

Salary:                        Grant Funded and Performance Standard Position that may be

                                    Renewable ($15.00 -$22.00) Plus Benefits

Job Status:                 Open until 2/16/18   

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  Under the supervision of the Resident Services Director, the Family Self-Sufficiency Coordinator  is responsible for the management of the Public Housing and Section 8 Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program; recruiting participants, counseling families about the FSS Program, and developing realistic goals for attaining self-sufficiency, which includes attaining educational, training, and work-related goals.  Coordinate and serves as liaison between HAN and community service providers to maximize resources for participants by developing an active Program Coordination Committee (PCC). Must be able to attend job related trainings and conferences.  Will have to complete and comply with HUD guideline for operating the Family Self-Sufficiency Program and completing all scheduled reports when due.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, public administration, psychology, or closely related field, with a minimum of three years’ experience in responsible public contact, preferably in one of the previously listed fields; or an Associate’s degree and three years’ experience working in an FSS Program; graduated from high school or it’s equivalency and 5 years of full-time paid experience working in the human services involving direct services to clientele or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which, in the sole determination of the Housing Authority, constitutes the required knowledge and abilities. Drug Test and Criminal Background check will be required if offered the position.  MUST PROVIDE COPY OF ALL EDUCATIONAL PROOF AT TIME OF APPLICATION
  2. Must have a valid GA driver license, own care and be insurable by HAN policy.
  1. Must have good written and oral communication skills.
  1. Must be flexible in scheduling including weekends.
  1. Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher experience required.
  1. Must be very familiar with the Microsoft suite (due to reports that are due monthly).
  1. Able to work independently and carry out assignments.
  1. Able to follow a protocol for collecting technical and highly personal information and to ask probing and clarifying questions as needed.
  1. Able to express complex ideas concisely and effectively and respond accurately and clearly to questions, comments and or concerns.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  (All duties listed may not be included in any one position nor does the list include all tasks found in a position of this nature.)

  1. Recruit new applicants and provide information to FSS applicant minimum 50.
  1. Process initial paperwork for FSS participants and maintain a case file for each.
  1. Prepare and execute FSS contracts.
  1. Assist and guide FSS participants in setting FSS goals and work with clients to help them gain financial independence
  1. Amend FSS action plan as needed and maintain all statistical data as required.
  1. Perform individual and family needs assessments to determine potential obstacles in achieving self-sufficiency.
  1. Organize and conduct meetings as necessary with the Program Coordinating Committee (PCC); prepare agendas for meetings; report HUD-related information to Committee.
  1. Plan and coordinate activities for program participants, such as job training programs, GED classes, budgeting, financial counseling, home ownership; etc.
  1. Refer participants to appropriate social service agency; and meet with representatives of other public, private, and social organizations to design and develop collaborative approaches to programs and services delivery for FSS participants.
  1. Act as liaison between program participants and various community resources, performing counseling and case management functions for FSS participants.
  1. Prepare all HUD-/HAN-required reports relating to the FSS Program.
  1. Monitor and document progress of FSS participants’ goals. This includes counseling and providing support throughout the term of contract.
  1. Develop and maintain working relationships with HAN staff, external community agencies, and resident groups.
  1. Assist with the preparation of grant applications for projects and programs that relate to the FSS Program and other HAN program management.
  1. Interview participants monthly to review progress.
  1. Work independently and carry out assignments.
  1. Follow a protocol for collecting technical and highly personal information and to ask probing and clarifying questions as needed.
  1. Express complex ideas concisely and effectively and respond accurately and clearly to questions and comments.
  1. Evaluate workloads, project resource requirements, set priorities, and develop realistic implementation plans.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform other work-related duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  1. Considerable knowledge of the organization and programs of other community agencies and groups that can assist the Authority and help provide for the health, welfare, and recreational needs of the residents.
  1. Ability to learn the requirements, rules, regulations, terminology, and functions of Public Housing programs.
  2. Ability to work effectively with all types of people and to maintain composure under pressure.
  1. Ability to establish and promote effective working relationships with other Authority employees, residents, representatives from social agencies and community groups, and the general public.
  1. Ability to counsel with residents.
  1. Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the public and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and superiors.
  1. Demonstrate case management ability.
  1. Ability to prepare clear and concise reports.
  1. Strong analytical, verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  1. Must possess FSS Certification, or acquire Certification within one year of assuming this position.
  1. Ability to physically operate personal computers, copiers, facsimile machines, telephones, and other common office machines and equipment.
  1. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, with proven ability to learn and master new software.
  1. Ability to be covered under the Authority’s fidelity bond.
  1. Ability to accurately perform basic arithmetic computations, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, proration, and estimation using numbers with decimals, fractions, and percentages.
  1. Knowledge of standard office procedures and filing methods.
  1. Ability to recognize problems, analyze causes, and propose solutions.
  1. Personal management, including time management, integrity, and ethics.
  1. Ability to work independently and to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  1. Learn workplace rules and requirements (e.g., worker safety, sexual harassment), and HAN-established policies and procedures.
  1. Knowledge of conflict resolution principles and the ability to apply them in the workplace.
  1. The ability to apply HUD- and HAN-established policies and procedures to consistently produce on-time and accurate income, rent, and subsidy calculations.
  • Understanding of the definition of annual income and the ability to recognize sources
  • Ability to complete HUD-50058 entries correctly, including identifying and correctly using transaction codes.

The Brunswick Housing Authority has a Preventative Maintenance Position open.  Please visit our web page at www.brunswickpha.org for an application, job duties and a list of requirements needed. Completed applications and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled at 1126 Albany Street; Brunswick, GA 31520 in a sealed envelope labeled Attention: Personnel or via email to accountingmanager@brunswickpha.org.

Applications only, no phone calls and no interviews at this time. The Brunswick Housing Authority is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Telecommunications device for the deaf (800) 255-0056.

The Brunswick Housing Authority has a Maintenance Position open.  Please visit our web page at www.brunswickpha.org for an application, job duties and a list of requirements needed. Completed applications and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled at 1126 Albany Street; Brunswick, GA 31520 in a sealed envelope labeled Attention: Personnel or via email to accountingmanager@brunswickpha.org.

Applications only, no phone calls and no interviews at this time. The Brunswick Housing Authority is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Telecommunications device for the deaf (800) 255-0056.

Housing Specialist – Decatur, GA

  1.  Processes verification and documentation of required information.
  2. Handles complete case file from initial contract through termination, including computer input/processing.
  3. Acts as the contact person for Decatur clients porting to other agencies and ensures that paperwork is processed timely and applicable Housing Authority is properly set to receive payment.
  4. Prepares and sends letters to Housing Choice Program applicants and recipients.
  5. Briefs voucher holders.
  6. Prepares contracts.
  7. Accurately performs all functions of the job.
  8. Maintains records in good order and ensures certifications are current.
  9. Handles more than one specialized function, such as performing a more technical or specialized duty. Provides supervision in a work area, etc.
  10. Handles clients porting in from other agencies in a timely manner including setting up billing and processing paperwork. Meets HUD time frames as required.
  11. Delivers outstanding customer service.
  12. Specialized functions include inspections, portability, reporting duties, computer system responsibilities, etc.
  13. Calculates household income and rent.
  14. Read, understand, and interpret HUD regulations and Housing Authority policies.
  15. Maintains assigned caseload.
  16. Retrieves comparables from online website
  17. Attends work with regularity and punctually and recognizes that attendance is an essential duty and responsibility of this position.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Works in all phases of the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
  2. Ability to pay close attention to details.
  3. Handles all paperwork related to program operation and for a substantial caseload.
  4. Meets all required time frames.
  5. Utilizes the computer to perform responsibilities.
  6. Prepares HUD required forms completely and accurately.
  7. Maintains all files in accurate and correct order and ensures all required forms are completed in their entirety.
  8. Counsels with families as needed.
  9. Completes detailed job assignments on a regular or sporadic basis as assigned.
  10. Coordinates work with other employees and ensure timely completion.
  11. Prepares regular reports as assigned.
  12. Provides backup coverage to the front desk as assigned.
  13. Adjusts schedule to accommodate special needs of customers, including special appointment times.
  14. Performs other related work as assigned.
 
Decatur Housing Authority is looking for a team player, independent worker, organized and very little supervision needed candidate. Candidate must have some experience in this entry level position.

Apply Online Now: http://hirinq.accolo.com/iob.htm?id=449436198&applv=true