The Marietta Housing Authority (MHA) is seeking an organized and energetic individual experienced with the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program to work with families to determine eligibility for the HCV Program.  MHA’s HCV Program has over 2500 vouchers, 475 portability vouchers and is a High Performing Section 8 HCV Program Authority.  A Housing Specialist must have the ability to input data into MHA software for required HCV Program reports, to interpret MHA’s Administrative plan, to interact with landlords and families, to ensure compliance with federal requirements and to provide excellent customer service.  A successful candidate must pass MHA background checks.   

Salary range begins at $35,399.  MHA offers an excellent benefits package.  MHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please address all inquiries to:              
Marietta Housing Authority                                                                        Attention:  Brandie Garner
95 Cole Street
Marietta, Georgia 30060

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Under the general supervision of the Director of Finance, this employee is responsible for performing a variety of financial tasks as they relate to monitoring cash and related asset/liability accounts, cash reconciliations, portability management, accounts payable, accounts receivables, records maintenance, general ledger maintenance, account reconciliation and analysis, financial reporting, and monitoring HUD [LOCCS] programs. In addition, will serve as secondary support for the Housing Choice Voucher Check processing and file maintenance and other related financial tasks as required.
Performs monthly reconciliation of the Authority’s general ledger accounts. Accounts include but not limited to the bank accounts, cash related GL accounts, liability accounts and expense/revenue accounts as determined by the Director of Finance. Ensures all accounts are balanced monthly and discrepancies/variances are properly captured and explained on the reconciliation form.
Records adjusting/correcting entries to the general ledger as needed. Ensures all reconciliations are properly supported. Communicates all variances/discrepancies and provides the monthly reports to the Director of Finance for review and approval.
Federal Programs may include but limited to Public Housing, Capital Fund Programs, Capital Replacement Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, and HOME. Ensures all accounts are balanced monthly and discrepancies/variances are properly captured and communicated to Director Finance.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or closely related field with significant Accounting course work; considerable work experience in the analysis, reporting, preparation and maintenance of financial records; or some equivalent combination of education and experience.
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: jobs07@hafc.org
Position is open until filled. No faxes, please. EOE.

The East Point Housing Authority seeks a Full Time Maintenance Technician. Under direct supervision of the Compliance Manager, performs a variety of journeyman level trade and labor activities. The successful candidate must have experience in routine mechanical, plumbing, electrical, masonry, carpentry and painting. Must be able to complete assigned work orders efficiently. Maintains open communication with management, consistently maintains a professional, courteous attitude when interacting with residents, co-workers and the general public; attends and participates in training seminars as requested and performs on-call emergency service as required. May assist in monitoring and/or controlling maintenance inventory and/or supplies and perform other duties as assigned. Experience with subsidized housing is a plus. Trade licenses/certifications highly desirable. Applicant must successfully complete a drug screen, have a clean driving record with the Department of Motor Vehicles, and pass a criminal history/law enforcement background check. Applicants must submit an EPHA job application and resume to be considered. Applications may be obtained at www.eastpointha.org. Submit to jobs1@eastpointha.org or East Point Housing, P.O. Box 91363, East Point, Georgia 30364, Attn: HR Dept. Close date: Open until filled.

The Housing Authority of the City of East Point, Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Recruitment Opening
Posting Period: June 5, 2019 – July 22, 2019

About the Housing Authority of the County of Wake (HACW)

The HACW has 345 public housing units and provides Section 8 vouchers to over 550 participants.  In addition, HACW also manages six rental houses for its nonprofit affiliate, the Wake County Housing Finance Corporation. Sharing in its plight to provide housing opportunity for eligible families, HACW has an active nonprofit instrumentality, Wake Initiatives Supporting Housing (WISH).

About the Position

The Executive Director will be a dynamic and qualified leader with a progressive career in public housing management, affordable housing, nonprofit management, and human services.  Responsibilities include all aspects of the HACW’s operations including administration, management, development, and financial control.  The incumbent will lead innovative strategies and serve as primary liaison with the BOC, HUD, and state and federal entities. We are seeking a leader who values accountability, uses modern technology to perform highly complex functions, and has a process-approach to getting things done.

The Community

Located northeast central region of NC, Wake County is home to over 1 million residents. Our culturally diverse community attracts top talent for our varied workforce. We are one of the fastest growing counties in the nation and the second-most populous county in the state.  Known for having a diverse economy, Wake County maintains a competitive edge in bio-research, technology, pharmaceuticals, and medical. The County offers quality education at eight higher learning institutes and serves as hosts to many cultural arts performances.  The County has received national and international rankings and accolades from publications such as Money, Fortune, and Time magazines ranked it as being one of the best places to live, work and play.

Summary of Major Duties

Performs the following and other related duties as assigned by the BOC.

Administration

  • The Executive Director plans, develops, organizes, coordinates, delegates, supervises
  • Supports a positive and productive working environment for staff members
  • Approves reports and other documents that are required by federal, state, and local jurisdictions

Management (Projects, Procurement, Operations)

  • Makes policy, administrative, and management decisions concerning the daily operations of the Agency.
  • Monitors the Agency’s compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to the Agency. Prepares and submits reports and statistics required by such entities.
  • Accountable for consistent adherence to strong Agency standards regarding the ethical, responsible, and appropriate use, care, and safeguarding of Agency materials, supplies, resources, and other assets.

Strategic & Policy Management

  • Serves as Secretary/Treasurer to the Board of Commissioners, develops and proposes new polices or changes in existing policies, and informs BOC of changes or proposed changes in federal, state or local legislation affecting the Agency; and provides recommendations for improvements.
  • Works with BOC to develop the Agency’s strategic and operational plans. Effectively develops organizational structures and plans and implements internal policies, programs, goals, and priorities.

Budget Management

  • Oversees and ensures accurate preparation of all budgets and revisions. Revises and authorizes Agency expenditures and monitors funds for effective and efficient use.
  • Identifies federal and non-federal funding sources to augment declining subsidy, helping to ensure the viability of housing and associated programs offered by the Agency.

Communication and Public Relations

  • Serves as liaison between the BOC and Agency staff. Acts as spokesperson for the BOC when authorized by the BOC chairperson. 
  • Discusses Agency goals, priorities, problems, and concerns with officials, representatives, and members of the local government, news media, social and public service agencies, state government and federal government.

Conflict Management

  • Meets with residents concerning complaints and/or grievances after unresolved investigation and negotiations by designated staff and advises them of their rights to hearings according to the Agency’s procedures.

Community Engagement

  • Addresses businesses and civic groups on matters pertaining to the Agency maintains positive Agency image with the community and local, state, and federal government officials.
  • Supports, assists, and works with other agencies and affiliated organizations in joint efforts

       Modern Technology and Automation

QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or Management or a closely related field from an accredited college or university reflected of the mission and goals of Housing Authority.

Minimum of Ten (10) years’ experience in senior level management.  Minimum of Five (5) years of management experience at a public housing authority or other similar experience, including supervision of ten (10) or more staff members for at least two (2) years.

Qualified Applicants must authorize HACW to conduct confidential background checks including criminal history, credit check, prior employment verification, education verification, and other relevant background checks. In accordance with our drug-free workplace policy, all job offers are contingent upon candidates successfully passing a drug and alcohol screen. 

Hiring Range and Benefits

$104,000 – $125,000 (beginning salary will be commensurate with experience) with 100% health insurance coverage, retirement, paid holidays, vacation leave, and life insurance. The first portion of accrued vacation leave will be credited after six months of continuous employment (approximately 180 days), and employees may not use this paid vacation leave until after six months of employment.

Position Location        

Housing Authority of the County of Wake (HACW)
100 Shannon Drive, Zebulon, NC  27597
Website: http://www.hacwnc.org/

Job Type: Regular/Fulltime

Application and Selection Process

Applications will be accepted until Jul 22, 2019. Your application package should include 1- letter of interest 2-detailed resume 3 – three professional references in PDF Format and emailed to jdurham@joedurhamassociates.com with the subject line HACW- ED Application. This recruitment process is being managed by Joe Durham and Associates, LLC.

The Housing Authority of the County of Wake is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation national origin, creed, gender identity, age, disability, or status in any other group protected by law.

The Georgia Association of Housing and Redevelopment Authorities (GAHRA) was recently pleased to present $ 36,250.00 in scholarships to residents of public and assisted housing in the State of Georgia.  The awards were made at the Scholarship Awards Luncheon at GAHRA’s Spring Conference held at Jekyll Island, Georgia on May 20, 2019. 

Awards were presented in Academic and Vocational categories to both Adult and High School Scholarship Winners.  Six applications were submitted for the Adult Scholarships. The winners will be pursuing careers in Pharmacy, Health Care, Cosmetology, Legal Services and Education. 

Thirteen applications were received for the High School awards.  All of the candidates exhibited tremendous qualities including outstanding grade point averages, various extra-curricular activities, and many worked after-school jobs but still maintained their excellent academic standing. 

Both Adult and High School applicants, residing in GAHRA properties or receiving assistance from a GAHRA member agency, were eligible to apply for scholarship funding.  The scholarship funds awarded each winner will be forwarded, for their benefit, to their chosen academic institution.

The GAHRA Scholarship Committee is Chaired by Harden A. Oldfield from Augusta and the Vice Chair is Danita Wiggins from Albany.  Members include:  John Marria from Cairo, Bruce Herring from Elberton, Angela Strickland from Brunswick, Kevin Price from Wrightsville, Ella Murphy from Marietta, Ann Dobson from Jasper, Vickie Paris from Dallas, Joe Thomas from Camilla and Charles Alexander from Columbus.

Assisting with the presentation of the Awards were current GAHRA President, Michael Boatwright from Moultrie and Current NAHRO Senior Vice President Sunny Shaw from Pocatello, Idaho.

Adult Scholarship Winners
Vocational/Technical
Alisha Parker, McDonough                            $ 2,000
ZyDaja Beckum, Dallas                                 $ 2,500
Academic
Crystal Leary, Warner Robins                        $ 1,000
Anna Jackson, Northwest Georgia                 $ 1,500
Latasha Harmon, Marietta                             $ 2,000
Jessica Ushry, Dekalb                                     $ 2,500

High School Scholarship Winners
William Redding, Cordele                              $ 5,000
Mario Bembry, Decatur                                  $ 4,000 continuing, paid $1,000 per year
Dionte Doreus, Dallas                                     $ 4,000 continuing, paid $1,000 per year
Rylee Sharpton, Tallapoosa                           $ 2,500
Mackenzie Powell, Moultrie                          $ 2,500
Shunterria Nelson, Northwest Georgia         $ 1,500
Keimondre Dixon, Jesup                                 $ 1,000
Ayana Williams, Conyers                                $ 750
Lirric Fenderson, Reidsville                            $ 750
Alexis Jones, Albany                                       $ 750
Savannah Polley, Gainesville                          $ 750
Zahara-London smith, Atlanta                       $ 750

The East Point Housing Authority seeks an experienced Full-Time Housing Choice Voucher Specialist, responsible for assisting low-income families to obtain and maintain safe, decent, sanitary and affordable housing while promoting self-sufficiency in compliance with the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. Under general supervision of the HCV Coordinator, this position performs various duties related to the case management of HCV participants and regulatory compliance of the HCV program Prior experience in case management and technical duties related to the implementation of governmental rent subsidy programs. This position requires prior experience implementing HUD Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program, with knowledge of program rules and regulations. Knowledge of rental lease agreements, rent collection procedures, and eviction processes as needed to provide consultation to participating landlords. Must be organized and have a good attitude and friendly disposition toward the public. Knowledge of HUD Portability a plus! Proficient with Microsoft Office. Knowledge of SACS Software a plus! High school diploma or GED; supplemented by college level course work or vocational training in social services or public housing program administration; supplemented by three (3) years previous experience and/or training that includes public housing program administration, customer interaction, and general office work; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess a valid GA driver’s license and have reliable transportation. Applicant must successfully complete a drug screen, have a clean driving record with the Department of Motor Vehicles, and pass a criminal history/law enforcement background check. Applications may be obtained from EPHA website www.eastpointha.org; click on “Work with Us” for job openings. Applicants must submit an EPHA job application and resume to be considered. Please submit an application and resume to HACEPG HUMAN RESOURCES at Post Office Box 91363, East Point, GA 30364 or Jobs1@eastpointha.org; to be considered. Applications and resumes will be accepted until filled.

The Housing Authority of the City of East Point, Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Carrollton Housing Authority (CHA) Executive Director, the Maintenance Manager is responsible for supporting on-going property maintenance functions at the CHA. The Maintenance Manager directs the activities of the Maintenance Department which includes inventory, properties, facilities, and grounds operations. Duties include, but are not limited to, preserving and protecting the long-term physical and operational viability of all CHA properties and facilities; responsibility for the administrative functions of the department including budget preparation, personnel management; directing maintenance staff and advising the Executive Director regarding general facilities matters. Additionally, is responsible for the selection, training and evaluation of subordinate staff; prepares and presents reports and recommendations as needed. The Maintenance Manager helps establish and maintains a level of pride in the performance and appearance of CHA communities by ensuring the properties remain safe, comfortable homes that our residents can be proud to reside in.

Duties include, but are not limited to, training and supervising maintenance personnel; supervising all phases of CHA’s modernization program, consulting subordinates in conferences, reviewing records and reports, and inspecting physical layouts and operations; procuring materials and supplies for the modernization program; approving purchase orders and vendor invoices for payment; supervising and directing routine, preventative, and emergency maintenance activities; ensuring all work orders are completed expeditiously, particularly emergency work orders; conducting inspections of grounds and facilities for proper maintenance and upkeep; overseeing all Housing Quality Standards (HQS) inspections; tracking work order types, completion, and preparation of management reports on work order activity; performing vacancy inspections and producing vacancy turnover orders; maintaining inventory files, procuring required items, and communicating with vendors; keeping informed about public housing matters by careful study of HUD regulations, laws and ordinances, and publications related to public housing matters; and maintaining positive public relations.

Qualifications: Graduation from high school, or GED equivalency. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities may be considered sufficient. Previous public housing experience is highly desirable.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications
Deadline for Submitting Applications: Open Until Filled

Interested applicants are asked to provide a resume and three (3) references to:

Charles Griffin, Executive Director
1 Roop Street; Carrollton, GA 30117
or you may email mary@carrolltonhousingauthority.com

Applications are available on the CHA website: carrolltonhousingauthority.com
and at the CHA main office, located at the above address.

GAHRA YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

July 12-14, 2019

Epworth By The Sea
100 Arthur J. Moore Dr.
ST. Simons Island, GA 30602

Conference Registration Enclosed
Deadline: June 19, 2019

The purpose of this conference is to provide opportunities to enhance leadership skills and personal development of public housing youth as they strive to become successful citizens.

The Housing Authority of the City of Cordele is seeking a highly qualified Director of Facilities Management, responsible for monitoring, overseeing, and directing the daily operations of our 433 unit public housing portfolio and maintenance team, as well as the oversight of all capital and renovation projects.

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree, from an accredited institution, with a concentration in architecture, construction management, engineering, or related field; plus five (5) years’ supervisory experience in Construction Management, Facility Management and Maintenance or an equivalent combination of related training, education and experience. Proficient use of Outlook and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) is required. Experience with the Public Housing Industry is a plus.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The Authority provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical insurance, life insurance, retirement benefits and paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation days.

Position is open until filled. For more information or to apply, qualified applicants may email resume, cover letter and to beth@cordelehousing.com No phone calls please.

Cordele Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer.