JOB TITLE:   Resident Opportunity Self-Sufficiency Coordinator /ROSS Housing Authority of City of Thomaston 



POSITION OPENING DATES:  August 6th – September 6, 2021 –NO PHONE CALLS



Under the supervision of the Manager of Resident Service, the incumbent is responsible for providing comprehensive services to all Public Housing Residents of each Authority. Carry minimum case load of 50-75 clients per year of the grant; making sure to serve all residents. As Coordinator of the ROSS program, the incumbent employee is responsible and accountable for carrying out all assigned duties as required by HUD and THA for this grant. The incumbent is responsible for assisting Manager of Resident Service identifying potential grant sources, community partners for leveraging the grant funds for each year for all activities with THA residents.  Considerable knowledge of HUD regulations is necessary for the employee in this position and or learning the HUD regulations within a timely manner in order to execute the function of ROSS Coordinator.


The statements 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. Individual may perform other duties.

•Plans, develops and implements comprehensive services for Public Housing Residents of all Authorities as outlined in the ROSS Grant HUD program.

•Coordinates monitors and make reports as required on the ROSS Program.

•Works with the DFCS, and other local social service agencies in coordinating the program, reviewing status of cases, and resolving problems.

•Coordinates activities and events along with the assigned Resident Service coordinator that focus on self-sufficiency and youth educational success.

•Responds to resident referral from Property Management Staff.

•Conducts safety and wellness checks especially the elders/disabled and those referred by agency staff.

•Attends Resident Council, Family Connection, PCC meetings and other agencies meetings and disseminates information and updates on basic needs programming.

•Prepares requisitions as needed.

•Ensures all files, reports and paperwork are complete and accurate before given to Manager of Resident Service for review.

•Performs general office tasks such as answering the telephone, responding to inquiries and preparing written correspondence checking for accuracy before filing and or giving to Manager of resident Service.

•Responds to residents, staff and the public’s inquiries in a courteous manner, providing information and resolving complaints in an efficient, professional and timely manner.

•Attends departmental staff meetings.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

•Attends training sessions offered by HUD, GAHRA and other agencies.


•Knowledge of the general operations and procedures of a Public Housing Agency (PHA).

•Knowledge of Public Housing regulations and policies

•Knowledge of case management practices, documentation and procedures and area social services

•Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws regulating the ROSS program

•Knowledge of modern office equipment including copiers, personal computers, mainframe terminals, calculators, facsimile machines, etc.

•Ability to work independently to plan, coordinates, and implements programs and activities.

•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, consultants, residents, the general public, local social service agencies, HUD, and local, state, and federal officials.

•General knowledge of drug and alcohol abuse and gang problems.

•Ability to work in less-than-ideal conditions, e.g. noise, high traffic areas, etc.

  • Ability to effectively communicate to residents; and articulate to community partners professionally at all times.

Preferred Education, Minimum Education, Training, and/or Experience


•Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in Sociology, Social Work or Human Services, or related field. Two years’ work experience.


•Associates Degree: two years related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in case management having three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in a social service agency or a related area, with hands-on case management experience

•An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities may be considered sufficient. Previous public housing experience is highly desirable.

•Working knowledge of HUD rules and regulations.

•Ability to interact with person from a very diverse background, including Public Housing residents and representatives from local agencies and organizations who provide services to Public Housing residents.

•Must possess an FSS/ROSS Certification or obtain within one year of employment.

Physical Requirements

•Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines including computers, copiers, printers, calculators, etc.

•Must be energetic and able to work, move, or carry objects or materials such as files, computer printouts, reports, calculator, office supplies, move, and lift and or carry objects 50 to 75 lbs.

Must be able to provide regular home visits to ensure resident participation

•While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; sit, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.

•Employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Special Requirements

•Must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license and be able to be covered by the THA insurance

•Must be Bondable.

•If offered the position you must take and pass a drug and criminal background pre-employment examine.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:  –NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Must be able to obtain reference from previous employers

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Granted Funded Position: 40 hours per week able to work variable hours.

Salary Range: $38,000 – $50,000 plus benefits (Grant Funded Position only 3 years, longer if funds remain available). Salary is negotiable with education and experience.

Housing Authority of Thomaston is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel in a manner that does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve and National Guard status or characteristic protected by law.

The East Georgia Housing Authority Partners is seeking a qualified, experienced candidate for the position of Executive Director. The East Georgia Housing Authority Partners consists of the Authorities of the City of Thomson, Warrenton, Harlem and Crawfordville. Currently, East Georgia Housing Authority Partners has a total of thirteen full time employees and manages a total of 358 public housing units.

The Executive Director is responsible for the administrative and professional work involved in the planning, direction, coordination and management of the East Georgia Housing Authority Partners’ low-income housing and redevelopment programs.

The work involves the responsibility for planning, organizing, and directing the operation of all existing public low-income housing programs and any new programs as directed by the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended, and the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, and other federal legislation. The duties also include serving as Secretary/Treasurer of the Board of Commissioners and Contracting Officer for the Housing Authority. Performance of Duties requires application of executive skills; extensive knowledge of public housing, finance, and accounting, as well as the ability to research and evaluate new sources of housing assistance. Direct supervision is exercised over administrative personnel and general supervision over all employees of the East Georgia Housing Authority Partners. Work is performed with independence of action, subject only to broad program objectives, direction from the Board of Commissioners, and to pertinent federal laws, rules and regulations.

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited four- year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or related field, however public housing experience will be considered. Extensive, progressively responsible experience in financial planning, administrative management, public administration or public housing work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience to meet the required knowledges, skills, and abilities.

Benefits include a competitive salary, medical insurance, retirement program, holidays and vacation and sick leave. Candidates must pass a criminal history background check.

Qualified candidates should mail or drop off their applications to/at: Thomson Housing Authority, 219 Pecan Avenue, Thomson, GA. 30824. Deadline for submission of applications is August 31, 2021.


Request for Qualifications

For Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Consulting Services


The City of LaGrange Housing Authority

The City of LaGrange Housing Authority is seeking proposals from consultants to provide services to assist in the conversion of affordable housing through the RAD program.  To obtain a copy of the proposal documents, please visit our website at

Type:Full Time

Salary/Pay Rate:$61,048.08 – $91,572.11 annually dependent upon education & experience

Posted Date: 08/04/2021

The City of Canton is a vibrant, growing city located 40 minutes north of Atlanta in Cherokee County, Ga. Surrounded by the foothills of the North Ga. mountains and intertwined with the Etowah River, with convenient access to Interstate 575, State Highways 20 and 140, this picturesque city has a can-do spirit unlike any other you’ll find.  

Our goal is to enhance the lives of all people and their families by creating and supporting quality, affordable housing opportunities and programs. 

The Position

The Housing and Residential Services Manager will have an interest in housing and housing  issues as well as helping people navigate and understand the City’s zoning code. Candidate will work with citizens, homeowners, developers, community groups and others to address housing needs faced by citizens of Canton. The candidate will also assist home/landowners, business owners, builders, and developers in applying the zoning code to their projects as well as providing internal support to the development process. 

The professional would be responsible for developing, implementing, and providing assistance to citizens within the City of Canton as it relates to their housing and zoning needs.    

Other responsibilities include: managing and administering complex and technical, financial,  statistical, analytical work of housing programs; provides assistance in researching, writing, and submitting grant applications (local, state, federal, private/public) related to housing and housing development; collaborates with local, state, and regional agencies to provide homebuyer education, homeowner maintenance & budget training and other housing related education; participates in organizations such as Canton Housing Authority and other housing related organizations as identified; develops opportunities for community education and advocacy regarding affordable  housing, home ownership opportunities, housing rehabilitation, homeless prevention, homeless services, and housing topics. 

Coordination will be key component of success of this position. Coordinating with existing staff members, Development Services Manager, Zoning Administrator and City Planner will aid in the  development of affordable housing initiatives to address the housing needs as faced by citizens of Canton. The successful candidate will coordinate housing, zoning, and homeless prevention efforts with other local and regional partners including Canton Housing Authority, Department of Community Affairs, developers, builders, business owners, community groups, and local non-profits. 

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or 5 years’ experience in one or more of the duties required. Familiarity and experience with various funding sources for affordable housing, including Georgia Department of Community Affairs; experience in grant administration desired. Experience in affordable housing initiatives and/or construction related field desired. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office applications. Bilingual a strong plus. 


  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance for each employee
  • Long term disability for each employee
  • Direct deposit
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) is provided to regular full-time employees to be used for vacation, personal illness, illness of an immediate family member, or other personal business.
  • 11 paid holidays per year


Starting salary for this position is $61,048.08 – $91,572.11 annually dependent upon education and experience.


Submit an application (download City of Canton Employment Application) and email it to  A resume and cover letter must be submitted along with the application.