The East Georgia Housing Authority Partners is seeking a qualified, experienced candidate for the position of Executive Director. The East Georgia Housing Authority Partners consists of the Authorities of the City of Thomson, Warrenton, Harlem and Crawfordville. Currently, East Georgia Housing Authority Partners has a total of thirteen full time employees and manages a total of 358 public housing units.

The Executive Director is responsible for the administrative and professional work involved in the planning, direction, coordination and management of the East Georgia Housing Authority Partners’ low-income housing and redevelopment programs.

The work involves the responsibility for planning, organizing, and directing the operation of all existing public low-income housing programs and any new programs as directed by the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended, and the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, and other federal legislation. The duties also include serving as Secretary/Treasurer of the Board of Commissioners and Contracting Officer for the Housing Authority. Performance of Duties requires application of executive skills; extensive knowledge of public housing, finance, and accounting, as well as the ability to research and evaluate new sources of housing assistance. Direct supervision is exercised over administrative personnel and general supervision over all employees of the East Georgia Housing Authority Partners. Work is performed with independence of action, subject only to broad program objectives, direction from the Board of Commissioners, and to pertinent federal laws, rules and regulations.

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited four- year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or related field, however public housing experience will be considered. Extensive, progressively responsible experience in financial planning, administrative management, public administration or public housing work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience to meet the required knowledges, skills, and abilities.

Benefits include a competitive salary, medical insurance, retirement program, holidays and vacation and sick leave. Candidates must pass a criminal history background check.

Qualified candidates should mail or drop off their applications to/at: Thomson Housing Authority, 219 Pecan Avenue, Thomson, GA. 30824. Deadline for submission of applications is August 31, 2021.

EOE

Type:Full Time

Salary/Pay Rate:$61,048.08 – $91,572.11 annually dependent upon education & experience

Posted Date: 08/04/2021

The City of Canton is a vibrant, growing city located 40 minutes north of Atlanta in Cherokee County, Ga. Surrounded by the foothills of the North Ga. mountains and intertwined with the Etowah River, with convenient access to Interstate 575, State Highways 20 and 140, this picturesque city has a can-do spirit unlike any other you’ll find.  

Our goal is to enhance the lives of all people and their families by creating and supporting quality, affordable housing opportunities and programs. 

The Position

The Housing and Residential Services Manager will have an interest in housing and housing  issues as well as helping people navigate and understand the City’s zoning code. Candidate will work with citizens, homeowners, developers, community groups and others to address housing needs faced by citizens of Canton. The candidate will also assist home/landowners, business owners, builders, and developers in applying the zoning code to their projects as well as providing internal support to the development process. 

The professional would be responsible for developing, implementing, and providing assistance to citizens within the City of Canton as it relates to their housing and zoning needs.    

Other responsibilities include: managing and administering complex and technical, financial,  statistical, analytical work of housing programs; provides assistance in researching, writing, and submitting grant applications (local, state, federal, private/public) related to housing and housing development; collaborates with local, state, and regional agencies to provide homebuyer education, homeowner maintenance & budget training and other housing related education; participates in organizations such as Canton Housing Authority and other housing related organizations as identified; develops opportunities for community education and advocacy regarding affordable  housing, home ownership opportunities, housing rehabilitation, homeless prevention, homeless services, and housing topics. 

Coordination will be key component of success of this position. Coordinating with existing staff members, Development Services Manager, Zoning Administrator and City Planner will aid in the  development of affordable housing initiatives to address the housing needs as faced by citizens of Canton. The successful candidate will coordinate housing, zoning, and homeless prevention efforts with other local and regional partners including Canton Housing Authority, Department of Community Affairs, developers, builders, business owners, community groups, and local non-profits. 

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or 5 years’ experience in one or more of the duties required. Familiarity and experience with various funding sources for affordable housing, including Georgia Department of Community Affairs; experience in grant administration desired. Experience in affordable housing initiatives and/or construction related field desired. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office applications. Bilingual a strong plus. 

Benefits

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance for each employee
  • Long term disability for each employee
  • Direct deposit
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) is provided to regular full-time employees to be used for vacation, personal illness, illness of an immediate family member, or other personal business.
  • 11 paid holidays per year

Pay

Starting salary for this position is $61,048.08 – $91,572.11 annually dependent upon education and experience.

Interested?

Submit an application (download City of Canton Employment Application) and email it to human.resources@cantonga.gov.  A resume and cover letter must be submitted along with the application.

Housing Authority of the City of Soperton

JOB OPENING – Maintenance Mechanic                                                                                     
Part Time/ Full-time  – Immediate hire
                    

The Housing Authority of the City of Soperton (HACS) oversees the operation of 120 units of public housing at 4 sites in Soperton, GA.  The Housing Authority of the City of Soperton is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is currently in need of 2 experienced and ambitious MAINTENANCE MECHANICS. These positions report to the Maintenance Supervisor and the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with all maintenance activities while remaining in compliance with all   U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) rules and regulations. In addition to following all Federal, State, and local laws, the qualified applicant must abide by all established Housing Authority policies and internal controls.

The successful candidate must be able to perform any routine maintenance in the apartments, as well as clean, paint and prepare vacant units for occupancy. The candidate may also perform general grounds keeping tasks as needed to maintain the clean, neat appearance of properties operated by the HACS.

The ideal candidate will also be responsible for performing a variety of structural, plumbing, electrical and building maintenance. The work involved includes repair and replacement of items such as windows, doors, gutters, cabinets, walls, ceilings, toilets, faucets, water lines, electrical outlets, and light fixtures.  In addition, the individual will also perform all preventive maintenance tasks related to equipment, vehicles, etc. The successful candidate must be a self-starter, be willing to learn, and be able to effectively work with a diverse group of people to achieve the desired outcomes. HVAC experience and certification is a plus.

Minimum Qualifications: Ability to read and write in English plus some previous experience in building or apartment maintenance, or an equivalent combination of previous construction experience. Ability to effectively lift and load 60 pounds.  All candidates must complete an application to be considered for the position.  Background checks and drug/alcohol screenings will be administered before formal hiring decision is made.

Benefits include:

Paid health, dental and vision insurance

Paid retirement and life insurance

14 Paid Federal Holidays

Please submit resume or apply:

Soperton Housing Authority

7414 Eastman Rd

Soperton, GA  30457 (912)529-4596

Or submit resumes by email to: budbrantley@bulloch.net
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Dublin Housing Authority, located in Dublin , Georgia, is accepting resumes for the full-time position of Housing Applications Manager. This salaried position oversees the processing of the online housing application procedure along with other related property management tasks.  Duties involve the compilation, verification, and distribution of required documentation for waiting list inclusion. Applicants must possess above average computer and customer service skills. Previous experience in governmental or housing programming is a considered a plus. The applicant must have as a minimum an Associate’s Degree  or four years of experience performing a similar or related work experience. The agency offers a comprehensive benefits package including retirement.  Resumes should be addressed to the Attention of Brenda B. Smith, Executive Director, Dublin Housing Authority, 500 W. Mary Street, Dublin, GA 31021. E-mail resumes will be accepted at the following address: dhousing@bellsouth.net . The deadline for response is June 27, 2021.