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.

The Canton Housing Authority is seeking an experienced housing professional to serve as its Occupancy Specialist. The CHA is a small housing authority with a total of 145 low – income public housing units located on three sites. CHA does not operate the Housing Choice Voucher Program.

The ideal candidate must possess a range of skills and abilities in order to qualify for this position. Bachelor’s degree preferred in human services, social work, or public/business administration or related field. Minimum of four (4) years of public housing or property management experience in HUD programs, Rent Calculation Certification, Occupancy Specialist Certification and EIV Certification (all required within six (6) months of hire; Public Housing Manager Certification required within one (1) year of employment. Experience in SACS software preferred. Experience in low income housing tax credit (LIHTC).

Cover letter and resumes will be accepted through March 22, 2019 at the information listed below, no phone calls please. Candidates are encouraged to review the qualification requirements and submit specific evidence of experience in the above areas. Cover letter and resume should be submitted to:

Canton Housing Authority
Attn: Mr. Marzine Q. Hudson, Executive Director
1400 Oakside Drive, #76
Canton, GA 30114
Email: mhudson@cantonha.org

The Housing Authority of the City of McDonough is seeking an experienced housing professional to serve as its Occupancy Specialist. The MHA is a small housing authority with a total of 118 low-income public housing units located on three sites. The HA does not operate a Housing Choice Voucher program.

Candidates must possess a range of skills and abilities in order to qualify for the position. Associate degree in related field and must have at least three (3) years of public housing or property management experience and demonstrated experience in HUD programs. Candidates must have Rent Calculation Certification, Occupancy Specialist Certification and EIV Certification (or all required within six (6) months of hire). Public Housing Manager Certification and experience in SACS Software preferred. Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License; equivalent combination of education and experience.

Cover letter and resumes will be accepted through February 28, 2019 at the information listed below, no phone calls please. Candidates are encouraged to review the qualification requirements and submit specific evidence of experience in the above areas. Cover letter and resume should be submitted to:

McDonough Housing Authority
Attn: Shanicki L. Burton, Executive Director
P.O. Box 23
345 Simpson Street
McDonough, GA 30253
Fax: 770-957-1593
Email: mhaed@mcdonoughha.org

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

DIRECTOR OF HOUSING

This is a full-time position, requiring the responsibility for the planning, coordination, and management of Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8), and/or Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) programs.

The ideal candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, or public/business administration, two (2) years of experience in administering Public Housing, Section 8 programs and/or Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), supervisory experience, and computer knowledge. Relocation assistance will be available at a flat rate for the eligible candidate. Salary will be commensurate with experience, the annual starting salary is $59,115.

Resumes may be faxed to 706-378-7929, by email, tmurfree@nwgha.com or qualified applicants may apply in person at 326 W 9th Street, Rome, GA, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Applications will be accepted until Friday, March 1, 2019. EOE

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Quality Control/HCV Coordinator, this position is responsible for determining the initial and on-going eligibility for participation in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program in accordance with the federal, state, local, and the Housing Authority of Fulton County (HAFC) requirements.  The position will be filled on a temporary to permanent basis. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

A bachelor’s degree in a related field from a four (4) year accredited institution plus two (2) years of related work experience is required or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience (HUD housing experience preferred).  Knowledge of HUD and federal regulations as it relates to the Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 Program, to include HUD forms, policies and procedures. Knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relative to the management of HCV Program to include, eligibility requirements.  Preference is HCV Occupancy Specialist Certification from nationally recognized credentialing agency at hire. Ability to obtain professional certification (HCV Specialist) within first four (4) months of employment if not certified at hire.  

APPLICATION: 

The position is open until filled. The full job description is available at www.hafc.org. Please forward a letter of interest and resume via email to jobs08@hafc.org.

The Athens Housing Authority is seeking a highly qualified Property Manager with extensive proven experience in affordable housing property management.   Successful candidate must be performance driven with extensive knowledge of all aspects of “high-quality” property management.  Must have demonstrated ability to assess, monitor and manage properties in a manner that is fiscally responsible within established budgetary and performance guidelines; maximize occupancy rates; maintain units and common areas in optimum condition and repair; and provide responsive, quality customer service.

Successful candidate must also be able to develop budgets; interpret and implement HUD regulations, policies and procedures; manage staff; procure services and equipment; prepare detailed reports; input computer data with a high degree of accuracy; and work within established deadlines.  The ability to conduct all business in accordance with Fair Housing and all other applicable federal and state regulations pertaining to apartment management is essential.

Finally, successful candidate must have a valid Georgia Driver’s license and pass a health and drug-screen.

ection 3 qualified persons are encouraged to apply.

Beginning Salary Range: $51,000 +
Dependent upon Experience

Excellent retirement and fringe benefits package.

Mail Resumes to –Director of Operations, Athens Housing Authority, 300 S. Rocksprings Street, Athens, GA 30606 or e-mail jobs@athenshousing.org.

Position open until filled.

Equal Employment Employer: F/M/Disability/Vet

The GAHRA Scholarship Committee is privileged to announce that this year GAHRA will be awarding up to $37,500 in scholarship funds to graduating high school seniors and adult students of GAHRA member agencies.

For high school students, GAHRA will fund academic scholarships for programs leading to an undergraduate degree as well as vocational/technical scholarships. In addition, SERC/NAHRO will fund two academic scholarships. For adult students, GAHRA will fund academic scholarships and vocational/technical scholarships.

Please identify your prospective candidates and inform them of this opportunity immediately. The enclosed eligibility and application materials are separated into two packets – one for high school students and one for adult students. Please copy and distribute to your candidates as needed. Your authority should solicit as many students as possible to determine your authority’s applicants. Only one academic and one vocational/technical application per authority may be submitted to the Scholarship Committee for the High School Student Scholarships. Similarly, only one academic and one vocational/technical application per authority may be submitted to the Scholarship Committee for the Adult Student Scholarships. Therefore, the maximum number of total submissions for any authority/agency would be four, one only in each of the four categories.

Completed high school and adult student applications should be received at your authority in time for you to screen and rank them before submitting your top candidates to GAHRA for consideration. As a GAHRA member, you may set your own deadline for the applications to be returned to you.  However, your authority’s nomination(s) must then be submitted to the appropriate GAHRA Scholarship Committee no later than March 22, 2019

High School Student Applications

Completed High School Student applications should be submitted to Harden Oldfield, Augusta Housing Authority, 1435 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30901.  A hard copy AND an electronic copy of the application is required.  Electronic copies should be submitted to:  boldfield@augustapha.org

Adult Student Applications

Completed Adult Student applications should be submitted to Danita Wiggins, Albany Housing Authority, P. O. 485, Albany, GA 31702.  A hard copy AND an electronic copy of the application is required.  Electronic copies should be submitted to: dwiggins@albanyha.com

All applicants and sponsoring housing authorities will be notified of selection or non-selection for a personal interview around mid-April. Scholarship awards will be announced on May 20, 2019, following interviews with the finalists at the GAHRA Spring Conference to be held in Jekyll Island, Georgia.

Authorities submitting applications to GAHRA are requested to publicize their winner(s) in the local media. They are also encouraged to seek local scholarships both to supplement this program and to highlight education as a means of success for our residents.

Thank you for participating in the 2019 Scholarship Program!

Harden A. Oldfield, Chair
Danita Wiggins, Vice Chair
Scholarship Committee