Northwest Georgia Housing Authority, a leader in quality housing, is currently accepting applications for the position of:

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

This is a full-time position, requiring knowledge of financial operations, laws and terminology. Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Director of Finance is the chief financial officer and is responsible for administering the fiscal operation of the Authority, including accounting, financial reporting, budgeting and budgetary controls. The Director of Finance must understand the Authority’s mission and assist the Executive Director in the development of the mission and the means of attaining the goals of the Authority. The position is responsible for the direction, supervision and fiscal affairs of the procurement and the nonprofit functions of the authority.

The successful candidate must have a four-year degree, preferably a master’s degree from an accredited college/university. In addition, experience in accounting, finance, public administration or a related field. Salary commensurate with experience.

Resumes may be faxed to 706-378-7929, by email tmurfree@nwgha.com or qualified applicants may apply in person at 326 West 9th Street, Rome, Georgia, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. EOE

Cordele Housing Authority is seeking a full time Maintenance Technician. Under the direction of the Facilities Management Director, performs a variety of skilled trade and labor activities. This position is responsible for completing physical work tasks related to the maintenance, improvement, and safety of assigned Public Housing properties managed by the Authority.  The successful candidate must have experience in routine electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, painting, general repair, appliance repair, vacancy preparation, preventive maintenance and related disciplines. Trade licenses/certifications are highly desirable.

The individual must be able to complete assigned work orders efficiently. Maintains open communication with management, consistently maintains a professional, courteous attitude with residents, co-workers and the general public; attends and participates in training seminars as requested and performs on-call emergency service as required.

The ideal candidate possess a high school diploma  and has a minimum of four years’ experience performing general maintenance duties at a multifamily rental property; or any equivalent combination of education, training, trade licenses/certifications and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Salary is commensurate with education, trade licenses/certifications and experience. CHA provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical insurance, life insurance, retirement benefits, paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation days.

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.

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

Cordele Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

Under the supervision of the Finance Director, this employee is responsible for performing a variety of tasks as they relate to Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability activity including all required forms, receipts and deposits, collections, records maintenance and other related financial tasks as required.

Associate Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or closely related field; considerable work experience in the 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’s 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 Housing Authority of Fulton County, Georgia (HAFC) is seeking an experienced Finance Director. As of September 2018, the HAFC currently owns and/or manages Housing Choice Vouchers (847); Ports administered by HAFC (1313); Mixed-Finance ACC Units (132); RAD/Project-Based Vouchers (100); Project-Based Vouchers (90); and Bond-Financed Properties (6).

The Finance Director is responsible to administrate and lead the financial functions of the HAFC which requires the individual to direct, monitor and implement the financial activities of the agency and its affiliated nonprofit and not-for-profit affiliates. The work involves ensuring maximum utilization of a variety of administrative and supervisory skills including maintaining financial records and preparing reports; reviewing and approving general ledger entries; and, preparing, monitoring bond compliance and collections, preparing the operating budget with the Executive Direct the analyzing the agency’s operating budgets. Reports to the Executive Director and assists on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding. Maintains expert knowledge of Conventional Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher Program to include Project-Based Vouchers, Tax Credits, Bond Financing, Capital Fund and Mixed-Finance Development.

The position requires a minimum of Bachelor’s degree with major study in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field from an accredited college or university and five (5) years’ progressive experience in related field to include, supervision at a department level position preferably in a housing type organization employing computerized data base systems. Strong finance/accounting, analytical, organizational, management, and communications skills, and prior experience in interpreting governmental regulations and regulatory enforcement or compliance, required. Knowledge of the general operation and procedures of a Public Housing Agency.

A combination of education and appropriate experience will be given consideration with preference to applicants holding CPA or MBA status. 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 jobs01@hafc.org. Position is open until filled. No faxes, please. EOE.

Public Housing Applications Specialist

$13-$15/hour to start commensurate with experience and education.

Submit application and/or resume with qualifications in writing to:

Ms. Heather H. McNair
Director of Human Resources
Augusta Housing Authority
1435 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30901

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 as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the work load.

  • Receives applications, conducts interviews, and reviews applications of prospective tenants for public housing and tax credit properties, assisting applicants in the completion of forms and identification of required documentation.
  • Verifies information submitted including income, age, preferences, etc. and ranks applications according to required policies.
  • Computes applicant income, deductions, and completes required forms.
  • Makes unit offers based on established policies and procedures.
  • Calculates adjusted income and computes tentative rent for applicants.
  • Collects deposits and verifies capabilities of establishing utilities after accepted offer.
  • Explains tenant responsibilities to applicants.
  • Handles inquiries from applicants concerning the application process.
  • Maintains the official waiting lists of eligible applicants for public housing and low-income housing tax credit properties.
  • Reviews applicant files on a periodical basis to update information on prospective tenants and place non-respondents in inactive file.
  • Assimilates and enters data into computer system.
  • Sends out consent forms for information on each applicant to the Sheriff’s Department, Department of Family and Children Services, Social Security Administration, Banking Institutions, Landlords, etc.
  • Approves or rejects an applicant based upon instructions and HUD guidelines.
  • Prepares tenant file folders and makes any other arrangements, as required, prior to tenant occupancy.
  • Prepares letters and other office forms and records.
  • Purges the waiting list according to Authority policy, as required.
  • Conducts briefings to applicants approved for housing assistance.
  • Performs related tasks as required.

Required Knowledge and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the general operations and procedures of a Public Housing Agency (PHA).
  • Knowledge of the purposes, policies, and regulations as established by the Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP) as well as the Board of Commissioners and/or as set forth by HUD regulations.
  • Knowledge of modern office equipment including copiers, personal computers, mainframe terminals, calculators, facsimile machines, etc.
  • Knowledge of interviewing techniques and of record maintenance.
  • Ability to make moderately complex computations with speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to understand and follow quickly and accurately written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to understand, act on, and interpret policies, regulations, and procedures as set forth by the Housing Authority.
  • Ability to present ideas and information in a clear and concise manner, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to make routine decisions in accordance with administrative rules, regulations, and policies and to explain selection rules and procedures to prospective tenants in an objective and impartial manner.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and professional working relationships with co-workers, vendors, contractors, residents, HUD, and local, state, and federal officials; ability to communicate with people from a broad range of socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Ability to work in less than ideal office conditions, e.g. noise, high traffic areas, etc.

Physical Requirements

Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines including computers, copiers, printers, facsimile machines, telephones, etc. Must be able to work, move, or carry objects or materials such as files, computer printouts, reports, calculators, pencils, legal pads, etc. Must be able to lift twenty (20) to twenty-five (25) pounds. Must be able to bend and stoop as required.

Minimum Education, Training, and/or Experience

Graduation from a standard high school, preferably including courses in business practices with at least two (2) years experience in clerical work, including public contact work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience to meet the required knowledge, and abilities.

Special Requirements

  • Certification as a Public Housing Occupancy, Eligibility, Income and Rent Calculation Specialist within 12 months of employment.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • relevant: 2 years (Preferred)
  • public contact work: 2 years (Required)
  • Customer Service Skills: 2 years (Required)
  • clerical/administrative skills: 2 years (Preferred)
  • public administration: 1 year (Preferred)
  • social work: 1 year (Preferred)

License:

  • Drivers License (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends
  • Day shift
  • 8 hour shift

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

bgarner@mariettahousingauthority.org

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.