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.

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

The Canton Housing Authority is seeking an experienced and innovative public housing administrator or Executive Director to oversee and direct a small public-housing agency located in Canton, Georgia, having 145 public-housing units, along with an anticipated future non-profit to engage in housing-related projects, including pursuing available grants.  The Executive Director supervises between 2 to 7 employees.  (See attached Job Description).  The position reports to a Board of Commissioners who have presently undertaken a proposed RAD development potentially involving the use of tax credits and new construction.  This PHA is presently pursuing but has not yet converted any of its public-housing units to RAD but do expect to convert.  Persons who also have development and LIHTC related experience are encouraged to apply.  All interested persons and resumes should be mailed, or emailed, to the following address by no later than July 16, 2021:

Canton Housing Authority
Attn:  Stewart Duggan
P.O. Box 5007
Rome, GA 30162-5007


Director of Finance
Pay: Starting at $75,000/year
Resumes can be emailed to

Position Summary

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. 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.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Must be a leader of significant systems, people, and resources necessary to accomplish the mission and goals of the Authority.
  • Provides the implementation, maintenance and control of all fiscal affairs of the Authority including the oversight of the procurement, information technology, human resources and the nonprofit organization functions and operations.
  • Prepare projections of proposed projects and programs to determine their feasibility including funding sources.
  • Monitor the progress of programs and funding sources and provide reports of such progress to the Executive Director and Board of Commissioners.
  • Implement internal control policies and procedures that will insure accurate and timely recording of all routine accounting transactions.
  • Ensure specific control procedures are performed on a monthly basis for all balance sheet accounts and for the following income statements accounts: Operating subsidy revenue, Grant revenue, Year to date and inception to date, all types of management fees revenue and expense, Payroll expense (All payroll expenses posted to the general ledger should be identifiable and reconcilable to payroll tax forms including the Federal form 941 and the Georgia Unemployment Tax returns.)
  • Conducts periodic internal audits of all Authority departments relative to financial operations, controls and reporting procedures and submits summaries to the Executive Director, as directed.
  • Prepares monthly financial summaries and budget updates for review by the Executive Director and Board of Commissioners.
  • Arrange financing of those budgets from whatever sources are available. This would include seeking out funding sources and devising innovative funding resources.
  • Coordinates all activities of the Finance Department of this Authority.
  • Reports all Finance Department activities to the Executive Director.
  • Prepares cash flow and availability information in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that all financial operations are in order, on time and that all aspects are clearly and well documented.
  • Performs and/or supervises monthly reconciliation, the closing of books at the fiscal year end, prepares statements for financial reports and prepares detailed account analyses as directed.

Required Qualities

  • Integrity and Trust – Show consistency between words and actions.
  • Protect confidential and sensitive information.
  • Effectively handles emotions, including anger and frustration.
  • Ethics and Values – Engages in open and honest dialogue with others. 
  • Treat all individuals (residents, staff and guest) respectfully, professionally and fairly.
  • Customer and Team Focus – Establish and maintains effective customer relationships. 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of the laws and administrative policies governing PHA financial and budgeting practices and procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, methods and practices, including GAAP and HUD accounting requirements.
  • Considerable knowledge of computers, computerized systems and the use of computers for financial and other operations.
  • Considerable knowledge of the general principles of finance, including budgeting and reporting.
  • Ability to prepare informative financial reports and to maintain exacting accounting records and to prepare accounting reports and statements of some complexity.
  • Ability to establish  and maintain effective work ng relationships with other employees, supervisors and the public.
  • Ability to effectively supervise subordinate staff.

Education and Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in accounting, finance, public administration or a related field.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in financial management and planning, analysis and budgeting, preferably with public housing experience, of which two (2) years included managing and supervising subordinate staff, or any equivalent combination of relevant education and experience to meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Special Requirements

  • Ability to be covered under the Authority’s fidelity bond.
  • Possession of a valid Georgia driver’s license.

The Tifton Housing Authority is now accepting applications for the position of Operations Coordinator.  You may request applications be emailed between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. beginning Tuesday, April 20, 2021.  Applications must be received no later than 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Applications may be requested by sending an email to and returned to the same email address or mailed to the Tifton Housing Authority, P. O. Box 12, Tifton, GA 31793.

The Operations Coordinator is responsible for work involved in coordinating operational duties such as contract management, policy formulation, statistical reporting, and website management. Other duties include Section 3 reporting, preparing THA descriptive literature, and acting as the safety officer.  Regular duties require the exercise of mature independent judgment and thorough knowledge of pertinent Housing Authority policies and HUD regulations, as well as state and federal laws regarding but not limited to procurement, housing, and information management. Position requires 5 years experience in housing management, office management, business administration or a related area. Graduation from an accredited college, technical school, or university in office management, business administration, or a related field. Class C State of Georgia motor vehicle operator’s license required.  Bondable. Full benefits. Minimum starting salary $40,011.73. Drug screen, Department, and criminal background check required.

The registration and hotel information for the 2021 GAHRA Summer Maintenance Workshop that will be held in Macon, Ga. on  July 13-15, 2021 is now posted on the GAHRA website.  Please take advantage of the early bird registration and save which ends June 18, 2021.  The hotel cutoff date is June 18, 2021 and if you need a room please call and reserve it by June 18, 2021 in order to make sure you have a room upon arrival.  The training will be valuable to all attendees as well as their Authorities.  Hope to see you there.

The Calhoun Housing Authority is seeking an experienced and innovative public housing administrator to oversee and direct a public-housing agency located in Calhoun, Georgia, having 249 public-housing units, along with an affiliated non-profit that also engages in housing-related projects, including pursuing grants.  The Executive Director supervises between 9 and 12 employees.  (See attached Job Description).  The position reports to a Board of Commissioners who have expectations for the agency to perform at a high-performer status.  This PHA has not converted any of its public-housing units to RAD, and persons who also have development and LIHTC are encouraged to apply.  All interested persons and resumes should be mailed or emailed to the following address:

Calhoun Housing Authority
Attn:  Stewart Duggan
P.O. Box 5007
Rome, GA 30162-5007