Jobs

JOB OPENINGS AND RFPS
The following are open access job links that contain Housing-Related job openings as well as other statewide jobs.  Also be sure to check individual housing authority websites, especially the larger PHAs, as most of them have career sites.

CLPHA – Council of Large Public Housing Authorities
PHADA – Public Housing Authorities Directors Association
TDHCA – Texas Dept. of Housing and Community Affairs
TWC – Texas Workforce Commission
Texas Online 
US Government Job Bank

NOTE: NAHRO‘S Job Listings can be accessed only if you are a member

We provide free advertising of positions that would be of interest to housing authority staff.  If you have a position you would like to post, email the job announcement to txtha@texas.net   We will send it out to all the PHAs in Texas and post it to the website.  If we post a job for you and you have not indicated a cutoff date, we will drop the announcement after two months if we do not hear from you to renew it.

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Cross Plains Housing Authority
Executive Director
Cutoff:  November 30, 2017

The Cross Plains Housing Authority Board of Commissioners is seeking an individual for the position of Executive Director.

The job description will be available at the Cross Plains Housing Authority office at 233 N Main St, Cross Plains, Texas or call (254) 725-6116.  All applicants will need to submit their resume to the office before 5:00 p.m. or mailing it to PO Box 487, Cross Plains, TX 76443; November 30, 2017.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Management and executive experience which would demonstrate his/her ability to deal satisfactorily with others, his/her ability to administer the Public Housing program. Including the establishment and execution of management and maintenance procedures, the maintenance of the books of accounts; and he/she should have an appreciation of the philosophy and fundamental purposes of the progress and be capable of and interested in interpreting the public  housing program to all officials and citizens of the City.

SALARY:  Commensurate with qualifications, skills, and experience.

The Cross Plains Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

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Austin Housing Authority
1.  Property Manager Trainer
Salary: $4,583.33/Month
Cutoff: December 8

Responsible for assisting at different property locations to cover a vacant manager position or during instances of temporary or extended leave. Will also assist the Manager of Compliance and Training with department training and auditing duties. When not assigned to a property, the Property Manager Trainer will assist the Manager of Compliance and Training in various duties relative to the department’s auditing and training program. When assigned to a property the Property Manager Trainer will be responsible for the day-to-day management of assigned properties, to include supervision of all staff for assigned Public Housing communities. Ensures compliance with HUD regulations, HACA policies and procedures, local/landlord tenant laws and safety codes. Monitors all Public Housing assessment indicators. Analyzes community needs to ensure quality self-sufficiency and community-building programs occur on site. Supervises the work of subordinates, provides training to subordinates, prepares performance evaluations, counsels and disciplines employees. Assists with the training of new-hires and ongoing training of property staff. Provides staff training reports. Performs targeted audits as part of compliance assignments, and assists with external audit processes by collecting and auditing files prior to audit. Provides audit reports. Assists property staff in the correction of file audit findings, ensuring thorough explanation of the reason for the finding and how to adequately correct the finding. And more.

2.  Community Development Director
Salary: $6,166.67/month
Cutoff: December 15

Responsible for the oversight of multiple public housing communities and day-to-day oversight of all property management operations and asset management functions. Guides, monitors and evaluates staff performance and results to achieve a high performance status. Analyzes and coordinates crime prevention activities. Provides highly technical input to the Vice President of Housing and Community Development specific to property management operations and asset management. Provides management oversight for over 700 units among multiple housing communities. Supervises the work of subordinates, provides training to subordinates, prepares performance evaluations, counsels and disciplines employees. Inspects properties to ensure they are maintained in safe and decent condition and in good repair. Monitors and reviews HUD physical assessment scores and inspects a sampling of buildings, unit make-readies, curb appeal and condition and organization of common areas and offices. Oversees the maintenance operations and monitors work-order reports to ensure all repairs are addressed in a timely manner. Audits a sampling of maintenance work at each property to ensure quality work and good craftsmanship. Ensures staff follow-ups on any delinquent items. Makes recommendations for capital improvements to the Director of Planning and Development. Assists in the development and administration of program annual budget. Monitors expenditures on a continuous basis to ensure properties are within budget. Ensures that all expenditures adhere to HACA procurement policies. And more.

3.   TRACS Data Analyst for SHCC, a subsidiary of Austin Housing Authority
Salary: $18.50/hour
Cutoff: November 24

Under general supervision, audits, reconciles and processes monthly payment vouchers submitted by property owner/agents. Provides technical support and customer service to property owner/agents. Routinely contacts owner/agents within assigned portfolio to provide reminders of voucher deadlines and requirements. Conducts line by line audits of paper voucher submitted monthly by property, electronic voucher submitted monthly by property, and data contained in agency database to ensure accuracy and identify discrepancies. Troubleshoots to establish cause of discrepancies by reviewing electronic tenant data files submitted by property owner/agents and isolating any errors contained in electronic tenant data files. Notifies owner/agents of missing or incorrect certifications and assists with making corrections. Provides professional technical support to owner/agents regarding errors contained in electronic tenant data files and develops clear and concise solutions for properties to correct errors on transmissions. Checks monthly adjustments submitted against agency records to determine denial or approval and offers specific reasons for all denied adjustments. Ensures that all adjustments created by company database are accurate. Accurately identifies and tracks discrepancies to ensure resolution in a timely manner. Responsible for generating and review of monthly reports for each property, creating both a voucher packet for agency records and a mailing packet to be distributed to the property owner/agent. And more.

For more information and/or to apply, go to https://hacanet.applicantpro.com/jobs/

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11/15/17
City of Garland
FSS Supervisor
Salary: $47,923 – $60,133 DOE

Cutoff: Until Filled

Responsible for supervising staff and assisting with housing assistance programs such as Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) and Disaster Housing Assistance requirements.  Also responsible for ensuring that participation and administration of program funds comply with local, state and federal regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4 year college degree
  • 3 years related experience
  • 1 year experience in a lead or supervisory role

For more information and/or to apply, go to https://external-garland.icims.com/jobs/5163/fss-supervisor/job

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11/7/17
Corpus  Christi Housing Authority
Sr. VP for Human Resources
Annual Salary:  $70,000.00
Cutoff:  Until filled

Reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is a key partner in the Executive Leadership Team.  The position will be responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating all Human Resources activities for the Corpus Christi Housing Authority.  Through subordinate managers the position is also responsible for the Purchasing/Procurement and Information Technology Divisions.

For more information, go to http://www.hacc.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=701&Itemid=161.  Send resume or application to:  Lisa Smith, Corpus Christi Housing Authority, 3701 Ayers St., Corpus Christi, TX 78415 or email to hrspecialist@hacc.org.

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San Benito Housing Authority
Public Housing Manager
Cutoff: Until filled

Primary Function: Responsible for overall management, operations, and admissions for one or more properties in the Agency’s conventional public housing programs and providing regular reports on fiscal and occupancy status.  The Public Housing Manager is responsible for monitoring budgets, preparing reports of activities and fiscal status, monitoring operating practices and procedures.  Responsible for the Agency receiving at least a satisfactory rating concerning HUD agency scoring systems such as Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) and other future HUD required evaluation systems.

For more information and/or to apply, go to http://www.sanbenitohousing.com/employment/

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Austin Housing Authority
Truck Driver/Fleet Assistant
SALARY:  $16.32/Hour
Cutoff:  November 24, 2017

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:  Responsible for the removal of large trash and bulk items from the Authority offices, dwelling and non-dwelling facilities, and grounds in a clean and orderly manner.  Drive and operate hydraulic boom truck, 3/4 and 1/2 ton pickup trucks during all weather conditions. Removes trash, appliances and debris from scheduled routes. Disposes trash and debris in designated dumps and cleans vehicles after disposal. Hauls appliances to recycling points and hauls raw construction materials (sand, gravel, asphalt, etc.) to sites. Submits daily haul activity report, haul tickets and purchase receipts. Performs a variety of tasks involving cleaning and maintaining buildings and grounds. Specific duties include the following. Assists in the basic operation, inspection and maintenance of a variety of vehicles and heavy equipment. Performs and reports inspection of vehicle fluid levels and hydraulic system on a daily basis and reports all repair requirements. Provides assistance and operates sewer jet equipment for the maintenance of sewer lines. Performs minor building maintenance/repair and grounds maintenance. Assist with the coordination of state inspections and transportation of HACA fleet to/from maintenance shops for mechanical services.. Sets-up and tears down meeting spaces to ensure specifications and needs for each event are met. Performs other duties as assigned.

For more information and/or to apply, go to https://hacanet.applicantpro.com/jobs/

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10/19/17
CITY OF DALLAS
MANAGING DIRECTOR OF HOMELESS SOLUTIONS
Starting salary range DOE with competitive benefits
Cutoff: Until Filled

The Managing Director of Homeless Solutions, reporting to the Chief of Community Services, is an integral part of the city’s management team. Addressing homelessness within the community is a strategic priority of the City Council and the City Manager. Reflecting the importance of this issue, funds in an upcoming bond election are earmarked for supportive housing for the homeless. The Managing Director will oversee a staff of 46 when the office is fully staffed and engaged, with a proposed budget of $24.2 million, of which $13.9 million is grant-funded.

The successful applicant will have at least 7 years’ experience in social service or a closely related field, with a minimum of 3 years in a supervisory capacity. The candidate’s background will clearly demonstrate managerial level experience, with budget and administrative responsibilities. A Bachelor’s degree in social science, public administration or public policy from an accredited college or university is required, with a graduate degree preferred. The candidate’s background should demonstrate expertise and experience in grant development and administration, contract development and compliance review, and experience in a regulatory environment. The Managing Director will have a keen understanding of the Continuum of Care for homeless populations and the Homeless Management Information System. The City will consider applicants with an equivalent combination of education and work experience that provides the capacity to meet the essential functions of the position.

For more information and/or to apply contact Chuck Rohre (crohre@springsted.com) 214.466.2436 or go to https://springsted-waters.recruitmenthome.com/postings/1589.

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10/18/17
Bexar County Housing Authority
Section 8 Manager
Cutoff: Until filled

The HCV Program Manager position is responsible for providing management and leadership to support the daily operations of the Housing Choice Voucher Program. The position responsibilities include a wide range of activities related to performance and regulatory compliance. Work is performed in a fast paced, high volume transaction environment; the position will be required to establish data integrity through risk analysis, data evaluation and reporting. The position assists the Director of Assisted Housing in managing the administrative and operational aspects of the Housing Choice Voucher Program while ensuring the delivery of excellent customer service and attaining self-sufficiency and homeownership goals.

For more information or to apply, contact Tammye.Trevino@habctx.org

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10/9/17
Austin Housing Authority
Apartment Maintenance Technician
Salary: $13.60/hour
Cutoff:   Until Filled

Responsible for performing a variety of routine repairs and maintenance on buildings and mechanical equipment. Includes repair and maintenance of electrical fixtures, plumbing facilities, appliances, building equipment, doors, screens, windows, and roofs. Other duties as assigned.

For more information and/or to apply, go to https://hacanet.applicantpro.com/jobs/

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10/2/17
Brazos Valley COG
Housing Management Specialist
Salary: $14.00 – $16.00/hour, DOQ
Cutoff: Until filled

This position provides case management services for Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) participants. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: case management of participants and applicants participating in the HCVP (maintaining a caseload of more than 300 participants); meeting federal program performance requirements for HUD and transitioning HUD assisted families off of housing assistance to financial independence.

A four year degree from an accredited  college or university or at least (4) years’ experience in social work, counseling or a related field is required. Must be able to keyboard at 40 plus wpm, be organized and able to follow instructions. Must have the ability to accept or recognize the viewpoint of others; work with a variety of persons from public and private agencies; the ability to communicate professionally, orally and in writing; to prepare written descriptions as well as ability to enlist diverse groups into the public housing effort. Must be able to use a variety of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. 

For an application and/or more information, contact dwalker@bvcog.org

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9/26/17
Abilene Housing Authority
Housing Building Maintenance Worker
Cutoff: Until filled

The Housing Building Maintenance Worker will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Assisting with Office & Unit Maintenance;
  • Assisting with Site Cleanups;
  • Maintaining Lawns (Mowing, Edging);
  • Designing Landscaping;
  • Maintaining Landscaped Areas;
  • Training Permanent and/or Temporary Employees;
  • Doing Unit Inspections (Semi-Annual);
  • Assisting with REAC and Re-cert Inspections;
  • Maintaining Parts Inventory (Input);
  • Inspecting & Maintaining Playgrounds;
  • Perform PMS on Lawn Equipment;
  • Check and Service Irrigation System;
  • Prune & Trim Trees on Sites;
  • Do On-Call Service (Rotating Basis);
  • Attending Training as required;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Applications are available on the Abilene Housing Authority website at www.abileneha.org.   Interested candidates can also email their resume and cover letter to amy.pugh@abileneha.org

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9/22/17
GEORGETOWN HOUSING AUTHORITY
Section 8 Specialist

Salary: 36,296-$41,000
Cutoff: Until Filled

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. The Housing Choice Voucher Specialist will perform a variety of tasks in determining the initial and continued eligibility of participant families; not limited to initial, annual and interim re-certifications, counseling with families to promote self-sufficiency activities; assisting families in relocating within jurisdiction or porting out; coordinating Housing Quality Standards (HQS) inspections with owners and landlords; mediating  and resolving tenant and landlord conflicts; entering data and managing the housing database software program; and recommending families for termination or repayment agreements for noncompliance of program rules.

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9/22/17
GEORGETOWN HOUSING AUTHORITY

Housing Assistant
Salary: $27,040 to $30,160
Cutoff: until filled

Under general supervision, interviews, investigates and verifies eligibility of clients for GHA housing programs; Maintains rent roll and monitors delinquent rent roll, issues delinquent notices and late payment charges on time; responds to requests for information within the scope of authority.

Please apply by filling out a complete application for employment.  RESUMES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED unless a GHA application is attached.

For more information and/or to download an application, go to http://www.georgetownha.org/employment.htm 

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Travis County Housing Authority
Accountant
Salary: $45-50K
Cutoff: Until Filled

 Under general supervision of the Director of Finance and Administration, this position will perform technical and professional accounting functions in the analysis, interpretation, recording and reporting of the financial transactions for the Housing Authority of Travis County (HATC) and Strategic Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC).

This individual is responsible for assisting the Director of Finance and Administration in the financial administration of programs for the HATC and SHFC. Financial administration involves monitoring, reporting, requisitioning and recording all financial transactions for both HATC and SHFC. Performs administrative work and assists the Director of Finance and Administration with work relating to the management, administration and operation of all fiscal and administrative activities such as treasury management, accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, budgetary controls, procurement, purchasing, financing, and management information systems. Also included are grants, contracting, taxation, pension, and other employee benefit plans.

Please submit Resume and Cover Letter to: Patrick Howard, HATC CEO / Executive Director, 502 East Highland Mall Blvd, Suite 106-B, Austin, TX 78752 or Patrick.b.howard@traviscountytx.gov

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