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

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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The Housing Authority of Fulton County, Georgia (HAFC) is seeking an experienced Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Supervisor. As of December 2018, the HAFC currently owns and/or manages Housing Choice Vouchers (847); Ports administered by HAFC (1310);   Mixed-Finance ACC Units (132); RAD/Project-Based Vouchers (100); Project-Based Vouchers (90); Low Income Public Housing Units (9); Bond-Financed Properties (6); and Conventional Home-Ownership (1).

Under the direction of the Director of Operation, this position provides day-to-day administration oversight and monitoring of the HCV programs to include, the Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) program and performing quality control reviews. Ensures that policies and guidelines, established by the HAFC and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are followed.  The HCV Supervisor will be responsible to supervise, assign, review and monitor work of staff responsible for providing HCV program services to include, FSS to participants and ensure compliance with all related Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations and agency policies.

A  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Social Science or a related field is preferred. A minimum of three (3) years of Supervisory Experience administering the regulations that govern subsidized housing and HCV Programs including or supplemented by experience in data collection and analysis, and quality control or risk assessment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. SEMAP and PHA experience is preferred. Knowledge of HUD and federal regulations as it relates to the HCV Programs to include HUD forms, policies, and procedures.  Knowledge of Conventional Housing Programs to include, Mixed-Finance and traditional public Housing will be considered an asset.

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: jobs06@hafc.org   

Position is open until filled. No faxes, please. EOE.

HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER (HCV) SPECIALIST

SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the incumbent is responsible for all aspects of the HCV program administration including, but not limited to, eligibility determination, waiting list management, landlord relations, rent and utilities calculations, interim re-examinations, etc. under the HCV Program. The incumbent is also responsible for identifying potential grant sources and preparing and submitting applications for grants. Considerable knowledge of HUD regulations is necessary for the employee in this position.  In addition, this position works closely with the HAN accounting department in assuring number of vouchers leased is at its optimal point.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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 workload.

 

  • Approve eligibility of prospective clients for program.
  • Complete client orientation and prepare leasing documents using prescribed HUD forms.
  • Issues, receives and processes application, interviews applicants, process verification documents, calculates rent and utility allowances and maintains application files and waiting lists.
  • Certified HQS Inspector and have the ability to inspect units for initial, annual quality control inspections.
  • Updates the waiting list on a regular basis.
  • Performs rent reasonableness surveys annually and the annual utility allowance adjustment.
  • Enforce HAN contracts/addendums, client responsibility, repayment agreements, and terminations. Refer fraudulent cases to Investigator and/or Executive Director.
  • Perform annual re-certifications and interim reviews with clients to determine continued eligibility based on the Enterprise Income Verification System (EIV), client submission, and/or third-party verifications.
  • Maintain client files according to HAN and HUD standards using housing authority software.
  • Develop and maintain rapport with landlords and/or property managers.
  • Provide monthly report for Voucher Management Systems (VMS) Accounting using housing authority computer software and provide monthly reports for HUD two year forecasting tool.
  • Provide assistance in landlord issues including complaints, tenant lease violations, damage claims, and education on housing assistance programs.
  • Contact eligible prospective clients for available vouchers using email, phone calls and mail delivery.
  • Provide information for completion of HAN and HUD forms and reports.
  • Maintain knowledge and awareness of HUD regulations, computer updates, and agency program changes.
  • Interact with community agencies or associations regarding programs and procedures.
  • Determine portability status for each household, including initial preparation and processing of documents.
  • Provide a written decision promptly to the participant in all hearing matters consistent with legal requirements.
  • Interpret landlord/tenant law and HUD and HAP regulations.
  • Collaborate with social service agencies to assist clients and promote HAN programs.
  • Promptly assist clients with information requests.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field; or a combination of education and work experience to perform job duties as described.
  • Three years minimum experience in housing or related field.
  • Must pass criminal background investigation and driving record review.
  • 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
  • Ability to understand and administer US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) regulations, lease agreements, and rental management relating to the Housing Choice Voucher program.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and be detail-oriented.
  • Ability to effectively interact with culturally diverse persons of low income.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with landlords/property managers, other agencies, and the public.

 

Physical Requirements.

  1. Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines including computers, copiers, printers, calculators, etc.
  2. Must be able to work, move, or carry objects or materials such as files, computer printouts, reports, calculator, office supplies, etc.
  3. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to occasionally lift to 10 pounds.

 

Special Requirements

  1. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to be covered by the HAN’s insurance.
  2. Have previous working knowledge of the SACS Software.

 

 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change by HAN Management to fit the Mission of the HAN.

Please submit resume, salary requirements and cover letter to catkinson@numail.org

FLSA Status: Exempt, FTE: 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

Salary Range: 40,000-50,000; benefit package included.

Housing Authority of Newnan 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.

 

ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST

SUMMARY

The Housing Authority of Newnan (HAN) seeks an Accounting Specialist. This full time position provides all financial and accounting support for HAN and related entities and requires the ability to work efficiently without sacrificing accuracy. Works with large amounts of numerical data, handles multiple tasks with deadlines and provides transparent and complete reports to management. Computes, classifies and records all data to keep financial records complete and up to date. The incumbent may also check the accuracy of figures, calculations and postings recorded by other employees in the course of their business.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Some of the job responsibilities are highlighted below:

  • Maintains separate general ledgers required for each program, project, or entity and ensures timely recording of all transactions in the accounting records via batch posting or journal entry.
  • Monitors cash management by reconciling deposits and cleared payments posted to each bank account on at least a weekly basis. Performs formal bank reconciliations for all accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Selects vendor payments to be made and processes payment on a weekly basis. Maintains accounts payable sub ledger. Prepares and files check registers by program for review.
  • Ensures that debt service and other financial obligations are met on a timely basis by processing appropriate payments in a timely manner.
  • Issues payment to HCV landlords and tenants for utility allowances. Ensures accuracy of changes made and double checks the processing done by the HCV Specialist prior to payment.
  • Reconciles HAP register and performs accounts payable and accounts receivable tasks for portable vouchers.
  • Performs complex calculations in the maintenance of accounts. Exercises judgment in posting and verifying entries. Independently researches and resolves problems.
  • Supports monthly close out process on all funds and projects.
  • Prepares invoices on a monthly basis for inter-fund costs to be paid via reimbursement. Also prepares invoices and makes appropriate transfers for management fees on a monthly basis.
  • Records payroll and payroll related expenditures to the general ledger based on approved cost allocations. Remits third party payroll checks and funds the payroll account.
  • Assists the Fee Accountant in preparation for annual audits of HAN and related entities (and subsidiaries).

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years of related bookkeeping or accounting experience, or an Associate’s degree with a minimum of five years of relevant accounting experience.

  • Proficiency in computer utilization. Demonstrated ability to use a variety of software programs – SACS, especially Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
  • Ability to analyze accounting problems and suggest appropriate corrective actions.
  • Ability to interact with employees and the public in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to operate computer utilizing repetitive motion of hands and wrists.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to stand, bend, and walk.
  • Ability to reach and handle.
  • Ability to communicate on telephone exhibiting a professional telephone demeanor.
  • Ability to see, talk and hear.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to handle deadlines.
  • Ability to lift at least 10 lbs.

EXPERIENCE:

  • making and posting journal entry: 1 year (Preferred)
  • maintaining more than one general ledger: 1 year (Preferred)
  • relevant accounting: 5 years (Preferred)
  • performing bank reconciliation: 1 year (Preferred)

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change by HAN Management to fit the Mission of the HAN.

Please submit resume, salary requirements and cover letter to catkinson@numail.org

FLSA Status: Exempt, FTE: 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

Salary Range: 40,000-45,000; benefit package included.

Housing Authority of Newnan 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.