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.

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

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

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.

RESIDENTIAL OPPORTUNITY SERVICE COORDINATOR (ROSS-FSS-SC) CASE MANAGER

SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Director of Resident Service, the incumbent is responsible for providing comprehensive services to all Public Housing Residents of each Authority; Hunt Homes (138),  John Jordan Homes (123), Eleanor Good Homes (38), and Sallie Jones (135).  The minimum case load is 50 clients making sure we service residents from each of the stated authorities. Providing case management services to the Public Housing residents only through our ROSS Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program. As Case Manager of the FSS ROSS program the incumbent employee is responsible, and accountable for carrying out all assigned duties as required by HUD and the HAN for this grant. The incumbent has the responsible for providing services to respond to the overall needs of the residents.  The incumbent will be responsible for administering the Community Service activities for all of the residents including youth. The incumbent is responsible for assisting Director of Resident Service identifying potential grant sources, community partners for leveraging the grant funds for each year for all activities with our residents. The incumbent is responsible for resident job training referral and placement activities for each Authority.  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 job of FSS ROSS Case Manager.

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.

  1. Responsible for planning, developing and delivering a broad range of case management and referral service for Public Housing Residents by having a minimum of 50 caseloads for the next three years of the HUD grant ROSS-FSS program.
  2. Coordinates monitors and make reports as required on the FSS ROSS Program to the Director of Resident Service.
  3. Works with the DFCS, and other local social service agencies in coordinating the program, reviewing status of cases, and resolving problems. Transition residents to self-sufficiency by developing and supporting site-based community activities for the development (s).
  4. Develops subject matter expertise in the area of basic needs for families and take the lead in coordinating those services and partnerships across properties.
  5. Serves as the point person for sharing information on basic needs related programming with residents and other community development staff.
  6. Performs a variety of tasks involving planning, implementing and monitoring supportive service activities, including documenting and reporting program results.
  7. Monitors and supports partnerships with outside agencies and leverages available resources to support resident’s self-sufficiency efforts in the FSS ROSS program.
  8. Responsible for tracking and assessing the FSS ROSS self-sufficiency needs of residents in all of our communities, determining service gaps and identifying appropriate resources and services to fill those gaps.
  9. Work closely with FSS Coordinators with planning and implementing our Program Coordinating Committee Meetings (PCC).
  10. Conducts resident surveys as necessary, to receive input from residents on needed service and reviewing needs with Director of Resident Service.

 

  1. Completes individual Training & Service Plans (ITSP) with residents active in the FSS ROSS program.
  2. Responsible for maintaining a FSS ROSS caseload of a minimum of 50 households and achieving identified grant output and outcome benchmarks and departmental goals and metrics as discussed annually per HUD and HAN rules and regulations.
  3. Provides assistance at agency-wide, resident-focused events.
  4. Performs targeted outreach and home visits to increase resident participation in and awareness of relevant supportive service and self-sufficiency programming.
  5. Develops flyers and information packets for residents.
  6. Develops and maintains resident handbooks, flyers, brochures, take pictures at all assigned properties and activity events with a written report with pictures attach given to Director of Resident Service as they occur.
  7. Responds to resident referral from Property Management Staff.
  8. Conducts safety and wellness checks especially the elders/disable and those referred by agency staff.
  9. Recruits adult and youth participants for FSS ROSS program, and maintains a minimum caseload of 50 as required by HUD and HAN.
  10. Performs intake assessments and tracks resident’s progress via a database system as well as a filing system where client information is entered regularly.
  11. Responsible for developing expertise in Basic Needs resources and programming to share with residents; responsible for logistic and scheduling of Basic Needs partners across all properties including those that may not be a part of the assigned ROSS caseload.
  12. Provide resources to access food, clothing, short-term financial support, transportation, education and healthcare as well as basic tools for self-advocacy.
  13. Attends Resident Council, Family Connection, PCC meetings and other agencies meetings and disseminates information and updates on basic needs of programming.
  14. Prepares reports and supply documentation of activities as required (i.e. event notifications, supplies needed, etc.) Prepares requisitions for all purchases in a timely manner.
  15. Reconciled and submits outstanding receipts of all expenses to Director of Resident Service in a timely manner.
  16. Ensures all files, reports and paperwork are complete and accurate before given to Director of Resident Service for review.
  17. 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 Director of resident Service.
  18. 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.
  19. Attends departmental staff meetings. Performs other related duties as assigned.
  20. Attends training sessions offered by HUD, GAHRA and other agencies.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  1. Knowledge of the general operations and procedures of a Public Housing Agency (PHA).
  2. Knowledge of Public Housing regulations and policies
  3. Knowledge of case management practices and procedures and area social services
  4. Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws regulating the FSS program
  5. Knowledge of modern office equipment including copiers, personal computers, mainframe terminals, calculators, facsimile machines, etc.

 

  1. Ability to understand, act on, and interpret policies, regulations, and procedures as set forth by the Authority and, HUD.
  2. Ability to work with area social service agencies and the Authority’s residents to design effective programs leading to self-sufficiency.
  3. Ability to and develop effective programs providing and/or arranging for social services needed by program participants.
  4. Ability to work independently to plan, coordinates, and implements programs and activities.
  5. Ability to present ideas and information in a clear and concise manner, both orally and in writing.
  6. 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.
  7. Ability to communicate with people from a broad range of socio-economic backgrounds.
  8. General knowledge of drug and alcohol abuse and gang problems.
  9. Ability to work in less than ideal conditions, e.g. noise, high traffic areas, etc.

 

Minimum Education, Training, and/or Experience

 

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in Sociology, Social Work or Human Services, or related field; or a combination of education and work experience to perform job duties as described.
  2. Three years minimum experience in the housing or a social service agency related area, with hands-on case management experience.
  3. 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.
  4. Working knowledge of HUD rules and regulations.
  5. Comprehensive knowledge of community and supportive resources related to social services and community/workforce development.
  6. 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.
  7. Ability to address the public and present information a clear, concise and convincing manner.
  8. Ability to deal effectively with situations that require tact and diplomacy, yet firmness.
  9. Must poses a FSS Certification or obtain one within one year of employment.

 

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, move, and lift and or carry objects 50 to 75 lbs.
  3. 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.
  4. Employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  5. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  6. Work is principally sedentary, but may involve eye strain from working with computers and other office equipment.
  7. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  8. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals
  9. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock, dampness, direct sunlight, dust, pollen, insect stings and animals.
  10. Stressful situations may occur when dealing with the public and residents.
  11. Work involves the normal risks and discomforts associated with an office environment and visits to outdoor developments, sites, dwellings or facilities, inspections of structures and confrontations with applicants and residents.
  12. Travel to other sites and other counties, and states may involve adverse weather and road conditions.

Special Requirements

 

  1. Must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license and be able to be covered by the HAN insurance.
  2. Must be Bondable.
  3. If offered the position you must take and pass a drug and criminal background check.

 

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 breakaway@numail.org

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: $40.000 – $45,000 benefit package included (Granted Funded Position Only 3 years if funds are available

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.