The Housing Authority of the City of Ocilla, Georgia is seeking an individual to serve as its Executive Director.  The Housing Authority consists of 165 public housing units and the director supervises 7 individuals. The salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.  The successful applicant should possess a wide range of skills including experience and knowledge in:  public housing operations; office management; accounting; customer service; computer proficiency; and the ability to function courteously with residents and employees.  The successful applicant must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of HUD programs, policies, and procedures and be PHA certified or certifiable within one year of employment.  The Housing Authority offers an excellent employee benefit package and is an equal opportunity employer.  Resumes and references should be mailed to the following address:

Ocilla Housing Authority
P. O. Box 147
Ocilla, GA  31774

Email address:  paulapt@windstream.net

Resumes should be received by Ocilla Housing Authority no later than June 20, 2020, in order to receive appropriate consideration.

The Housing Authority of Fulton County, Georgia (HAFC) is seeking an experienced Finance Director.  As of September 2018, the HAFC currently owns and/or manages Housing Choice Vouchers (847); Ports administered by HAFC (1313);   Mixed-Finance ACC Units (132); RAD/Project-Based Vouchers (100); Project-Based Vouchers (90); and Bond-Financed Properties (6).

The Finance Director is responsible to administrate and lead the financial functions of the HAFC which requires the individual to direct, monitor and implement the financial activities of the agency and its affiliated nonprofit and not-for-profit affiliates. The work involves ensuring maximum utilization of a variety of administrative and supervisory skills including maintaining financial records and preparing reports; reviewing and approving general ledger entries; and, preparing, monitoring bond compliance and collections, preparing the operating budget with the Executive Direct the analyzing the agency’s operating budgets.  Reports to the Executive Director and assists on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding. Maintains expert knowledge of Conventional Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher Program to include Project-Based Vouchers, Tax Credits, Bond Financing, Capital Fund and Mixed-Finance Development.

The position requires a minimum of Bachelor’s degree with major study in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field from an accredited college or university and five (5) years’ progressive experience in related field to include,  supervision at a department level position preferably in a housing type organization employing computerized data base systems. Strong finance/accounting, analytical, organizational, management, and communications skills, and prior experience in interpreting governmental regulations and regulatory enforcement or compliance, required. Knowledge of the general operation and procedures of a Public Housing Agency.

A combination of education and appropriate experience will be given consideration with preference to applicants holding CPA or MBA status. 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 jobs01@hafc.org.       Position is open until filled. No faxes, please. EOE.

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

CHOICE NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING MANAGER

This is a full-time position. The Choice Neighborhood Planning Manager, under the supervision of the Executive Director is responsible for providing communities with small grants to strengthen the community, build partnerships, secure resources, and create a shared vision for neighborhood revitalization. The Choice Neighborhood Planning Manager is responsible in coordinating the planning of NWGHA and the City of Rome’s HUD Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant, working with the Planning Coordinator, to develop the Transformation Plan for the John Graham Homes Community and the surrounding neighborhood to achieve the goals of the HUD Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant.

The successful candidate must have bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Urban Affairs, Urban Planning, Real Estate Development, Public Policy, Social Sciences, or related area of study with a minimum of five (5) years of related work experience. Salary commensurate with experience.

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



FULL-TIME MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

The Housing Authority of the City of McDonough is seeking a Full-Time Maintenance Technician. The MHA is a small housing authority with a total of 118 low-income public housing units on three sites.

This type of work involves the performance of diversified duties in connection with repairs to and maintenance of buildings and grounds requiring many skills such as carpentry for woodwork repairs, plumbing repairs, electrical and painting work. The qualified individual is expected to have general knowledge of and manual skills in repairing such items as plumbing, heating valves and pipes, electrical switches, water heaters, stoves, refrigerators, windows, doors, mechanical equipment and carrying out a full set of maintenance duties. The Maintenance Laborer may be required to work under inclement and undesirable conditions. The qualified individual will sometimes work independently and other times he/she will work closely with supervision. Work is often reviewed while in progress and upon completion for quality and timeless of performance.

Candidate must have a valid Georgia driver’s license, High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check. Five (5) years of experience in building maintenance, plumbing, painting, cleaning and/or an equivalent combination of technical training and experience to meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must have a valid State of Georgia vehicle driver’s license. Must be bondable. HVAC certification or ability to obtain EPA certification for the proper handling of Freon and other refrigerants within twelve (12) months. Must be able to lift large items, climb, stoop, stand for long periods, carry, load and unload, move large items and other related physical activities common to maintenance work.

Resumes and employment applications will be accepted through December 19, 2019 at 12pm at the information listed below. You can come by our office for an employment application. Candidates are encouraged to review the qualification requirements and submit specific evidence of experience in the above areas. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Resumes should be submitted to:

Khristian Ralls, Office Administrator McDonough Housing Authority P.O. Box 23 345 Simpson Street McDonough, GA 30253 Fax: 770-957-1593 Email: sburton@mcdonoughha.org

Cordele Housing Authority is seeking a full time Maintenance Technician. Under the direction of the Facilities Management Director, performs a variety of skilled trade and labor activities. This position is responsible for completing physical work tasks related to the maintenance, improvement, and safety of assigned Public Housing properties managed by the Authority.  The successful candidate must have experience in routine electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, painting, general repair, appliance repair, vacancy preparation, preventive maintenance and related disciplines. Trade licenses/certifications are highly desirable.

The individual must be able to complete assigned work orders efficiently. Maintains open communication with management, consistently maintains a professional, courteous attitude with residents, co-workers and the general public; attends and participates in training seminars as requested and performs on-call emergency service as required.

The ideal candidate possess a high school diploma  and has a minimum of four years’ experience performing general maintenance duties at a multifamily rental property; or any equivalent combination of education, training, trade licenses/certifications and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Salary is commensurate with education, trade licenses/certifications and experience. CHA provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical insurance, life insurance, retirement benefits, paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation days.

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.

Position is open until filled. For more information or to apply, qualified applicants may email resume and cover letter to beth@cordelehousing.com  No phone calls please.

Cordele Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

Under the supervision of the Finance Director, this employee is responsible for performing a variety of tasks as they relate to Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability activity including all required forms, receipts and deposits, collections, records maintenance and other related financial tasks as required.

Associate Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or closely related field; considerable work experience in the preparation and maintenance of financial records; or some equivalent combination of education and experience.

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’s website www.hafc.org.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter of interest and resume to jobs07@hafc.org

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

The Housing Authority of Fulton County, Georgia (HAFC) is seeking an experienced Finance Director. As of September 2018, the HAFC currently owns and/or manages Housing Choice Vouchers (847); Ports administered by HAFC (1313); Mixed-Finance ACC Units (132); RAD/Project-Based Vouchers (100); Project-Based Vouchers (90); and Bond-Financed Properties (6).

The Finance Director is responsible to administrate and lead the financial functions of the HAFC which requires the individual to direct, monitor and implement the financial activities of the agency and its affiliated nonprofit and not-for-profit affiliates. The work involves ensuring maximum utilization of a variety of administrative and supervisory skills including maintaining financial records and preparing reports; reviewing and approving general ledger entries; and, preparing, monitoring bond compliance and collections, preparing the operating budget with the Executive Direct the analyzing the agency’s operating budgets. Reports to the Executive Director and assists on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding. Maintains expert knowledge of Conventional Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher Program to include Project-Based Vouchers, Tax Credits, Bond Financing, Capital Fund and Mixed-Finance Development.

The position requires a minimum of Bachelor’s degree with major study in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field from an accredited college or university and five (5) years’ progressive experience in related field to include, supervision at a department level position preferably in a housing type organization employing computerized data base systems. Strong finance/accounting, analytical, organizational, management, and communications skills, and prior experience in interpreting governmental regulations and regulatory enforcement or compliance, required. Knowledge of the general operation and procedures of a Public Housing Agency.

A combination of education and appropriate experience will be given consideration with preference to applicants holding CPA or MBA status. 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 jobs01@hafc.org. Position is open until filled. No faxes, please. EOE.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Recruitment Opening
Posting Period: June 5, 2019 – July 22, 2019

About the Housing Authority of the County of Wake (HACW)

The HACW has 345 public housing units and provides Section 8 vouchers to over 550 participants.  In addition, HACW also manages six rental houses for its nonprofit affiliate, the Wake County Housing Finance Corporation. Sharing in its plight to provide housing opportunity for eligible families, HACW has an active nonprofit instrumentality, Wake Initiatives Supporting Housing (WISH).

About the Position

The Executive Director will be a dynamic and qualified leader with a progressive career in public housing management, affordable housing, nonprofit management, and human services.  Responsibilities include all aspects of the HACW’s operations including administration, management, development, and financial control.  The incumbent will lead innovative strategies and serve as primary liaison with the BOC, HUD, and state and federal entities. We are seeking a leader who values accountability, uses modern technology to perform highly complex functions, and has a process-approach to getting things done.

The Community

Located northeast central region of NC, Wake County is home to over 1 million residents. Our culturally diverse community attracts top talent for our varied workforce. We are one of the fastest growing counties in the nation and the second-most populous county in the state.  Known for having a diverse economy, Wake County maintains a competitive edge in bio-research, technology, pharmaceuticals, and medical. The County offers quality education at eight higher learning institutes and serves as hosts to many cultural arts performances.  The County has received national and international rankings and accolades from publications such as Money, Fortune, and Time magazines ranked it as being one of the best places to live, work and play.

Summary of Major Duties

Performs the following and other related duties as assigned by the BOC.

Administration

  • The Executive Director plans, develops, organizes, coordinates, delegates, supervises
  • Supports a positive and productive working environment for staff members
  • Approves reports and other documents that are required by federal, state, and local jurisdictions

Management (Projects, Procurement, Operations)

  • Makes policy, administrative, and management decisions concerning the daily operations of the Agency.
  • Monitors the Agency’s compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to the Agency. Prepares and submits reports and statistics required by such entities.
  • Accountable for consistent adherence to strong Agency standards regarding the ethical, responsible, and appropriate use, care, and safeguarding of Agency materials, supplies, resources, and other assets.

Strategic & Policy Management

  • Serves as Secretary/Treasurer to the Board of Commissioners, develops and proposes new polices or changes in existing policies, and informs BOC of changes or proposed changes in federal, state or local legislation affecting the Agency; and provides recommendations for improvements.
  • Works with BOC to develop the Agency’s strategic and operational plans. Effectively develops organizational structures and plans and implements internal policies, programs, goals, and priorities.

Budget Management

  • Oversees and ensures accurate preparation of all budgets and revisions. Revises and authorizes Agency expenditures and monitors funds for effective and efficient use.
  • Identifies federal and non-federal funding sources to augment declining subsidy, helping to ensure the viability of housing and associated programs offered by the Agency.

Communication and Public Relations

  • Serves as liaison between the BOC and Agency staff. Acts as spokesperson for the BOC when authorized by the BOC chairperson. 
  • Discusses Agency goals, priorities, problems, and concerns with officials, representatives, and members of the local government, news media, social and public service agencies, state government and federal government.

Conflict Management

  • Meets with residents concerning complaints and/or grievances after unresolved investigation and negotiations by designated staff and advises them of their rights to hearings according to the Agency’s procedures.

Community Engagement

  • Addresses businesses and civic groups on matters pertaining to the Agency maintains positive Agency image with the community and local, state, and federal government officials.
  • Supports, assists, and works with other agencies and affiliated organizations in joint efforts

       Modern Technology and Automation

QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or Management or a closely related field from an accredited college or university reflected of the mission and goals of Housing Authority.

Minimum of Ten (10) years’ experience in senior level management.  Minimum of Five (5) years of management experience at a public housing authority or other similar experience, including supervision of ten (10) or more staff members for at least two (2) years.

Qualified Applicants must authorize HACW to conduct confidential background checks including criminal history, credit check, prior employment verification, education verification, and other relevant background checks. In accordance with our drug-free workplace policy, all job offers are contingent upon candidates successfully passing a drug and alcohol screen. 

Hiring Range and Benefits

$104,000 – $125,000 (beginning salary will be commensurate with experience) with 100% health insurance coverage, retirement, paid holidays, vacation leave, and life insurance. The first portion of accrued vacation leave will be credited after six months of continuous employment (approximately 180 days), and employees may not use this paid vacation leave until after six months of employment.

Position Location        

Housing Authority of the County of Wake (HACW)
100 Shannon Drive, Zebulon, NC  27597
Website: http://www.hacwnc.org/

Job Type: Regular/Fulltime

Application and Selection Process

Applications will be accepted until Jul 22, 2019. Your application package should include 1- letter of interest 2-detailed resume 3 – three professional references in PDF Format and emailed to jdurham@joedurhamassociates.com with the subject line HACW- ED Application. This recruitment process is being managed by Joe Durham and Associates, LLC.

The Housing Authority of the County of Wake is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation national origin, creed, gender identity, age, disability, or status in any other group protected by law.

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.