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

Under general supervision of the Compliance Manager and in conjunction with the Asset Manager, the Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for supporting ongoing property maintenance functions within the East Point Housing Authority (EPHA). This position performs various duties related to the maintenance of 185 public housing units, supervises maintenance staff, contractors and vendors. Position requires skills in electrical, plumbing, carpentry, snow removal, grounds keeping, vacancy turnovers and general cleaning procedures. Ideal candidate must possess the ability to read technical documents, manage time and prioritize workloads efficiently and effectively. Must possess HVAC certificate and/or ability to obtain within six months of hiring. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office. Must be organized and have a good attitude and friendly disposition toward the public. Must be a team player with the ability to work independently. Subject to “after hours emergency on call” duty. Requirements: five (5) years’ experience in construction/maintenance; Three (3) years supervisory experience; working knowledge of building codes, and code enforcement practices; interpret floor plans, electrical, plumbing, heating, a/c servicing; operate equipment, power and hand tools. Experience with subsidized housing, HUD and Housing Authority policies and procedures a plus. Education must include a high school diploma or equivalency; relevant training beyond high school a plus. Must be able to work well with residents of all ages and backgrounds in a professional manner. Applicant must successfully complete a drug screen, have a clean driving record with the Department of Motor Vehicles, have reliable transportation, possess a valid GA driver’s license, and pass a criminal history/law enforcement background check. Applications and full job description 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 application and resume to Jobs1@eastpointha.org; or HACEPG Human Resources at Post Office Box 91363, East Point, GA 30364 to be considered. Applications and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

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 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 and full job description 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 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 COB 1/1/2019.
The Housing Authority of the City of East Point, Georgia is and Equal Opportunity Employe
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