Jobs

JOB OPENINGS

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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3/19/19
Abilene Housing Authority
LRPH Manager
Salary:  $46,167 – $67,828
Cutoff:  Until Filled

The incumbent provides work direction and supervisory oversight for Low Rent Public Housing (LRPH) employees involved in wait list activities, occupancy, inspections & tenant paperwork processing in LRPH program.   The incumbent reports to the Chief Financial Officer. The position is exempt from overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The employment relationship is at-will, and the incumbent serves at the pleasure of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

For information and/or to apply, go to http://www.abileneha.org/job-opportunities.    All resumes should be sent to paul.falade@abileneha.org

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3/14/19
Edinburg Housing Authority
Deputy Director
Cutoff:  Until Filled

The Edinburg Housing Authority (EHA) is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Deputy Director. The Deputy Director is to work under the Executive Director and is responsible to oversee management of the Low Rent and Section 8 departments along with supervisory staff. The Deputy Director will manage capital construction, development of new Public Housing/ RAD, and other assigned projects. The designated Deputy Director must have excellent leadership, management and communication skills. A bachelor’s degree is preferred in management related field from an accredited college and at least (3) three years of supervisory or management level experience. Interested candidates can obtain a full job description by visiting edinburgha.org. Email your resume to accounting@edinburgha.org

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3/14/19
McAllen Housing Authority
HQS Inspector
Cutoff:  Until Filled

The duty of the Inspector is to perform inspections of single family and multi• family residential dwellings to determine their physical condition, necessary repairs and conformance to applicable housing quality standards (HQS), regulations, and codes. The ability to meet deadlines and to accomplish tasks with the highest degree of integrity, professionalism and honesty is essential in accomplishing success in this position.

For full job description and/or download an application go to : www.mcallenha.org

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3/14/19
Liberty County Housing Authority

Executive Director
Cutoff:  Until Filled

The Liberty County Housing Authority’s (LCHA ) in Liberty County Texas, Board of Commissioners, seeks an Executive Director with a high regard for ethical leadership, a dedicated commitment to public service, organizational integrity and innovation and solutions. LCHA manages 271 Housing Choice Vouchers. The LCHA’s mission is to provide quality, affordable housing to low income residents in the Liberty County area.

Minimum Qualifications: A strong working knowledge of HUD rules and regulations, as they pertain to the Housing Choice Voucher Programs; and housing authority regulations and procedures.  Extensive experience in the planning and directing of staff personnel in a HUD regulated Housing Authority environment.  Proven ability to use capable judgment when determining if the need exist to act independently and when to engage others and seek guidance. Ability to train and assign personnel, delegate authority and effect maximum efficiency.  Candidate must possess the ability to comprehend complex government regulations, reports, contracts and guidelines.  The appropriate candidate must perform the aforementioned functions and meet job performance requirements as laid out by the LCHA Board of Commissioners.  The selected candidate will also act as liaison between Liberty County Housing Authority, Liberty County Housing Development, Community Leaders, County Officials and HUD.

In addition the job description requires some travel, receive and handle complaints including but not limited to tenants, staff personnel and citizenry. Night meetings are also a requirement of the LCHA Executive Director position.  The successful candidate will also be appointed to LCHD Board as a part of their role as LCHA Executive Director.

The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, or related field, or have a minimum of ten (10) years of responsible experience in the planning, development and delivery of low income housing management and maintenance services, of which five (5) years must have been in an administrative capacity in a public housing capacity. Ten (10) years of practical working experience in administrating HUD programs which include low income housing management and maintenance service is an acceptable substitute for a formal degree.

Candidate must be bondable and possess a valid Texas driver’s license after 30 days of hire. Must pass a drug screening and criminal check. Compensation and benefits are negotiable. Any equivalent of education, training and experience will be determined by the Commission as sufficient qualification.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter of interest and resume; including salary history, and professional references that can attest to leadership and work history to: Liberty County Housing Authority, c/o Josephine Perry, Board Chairperson 2103 Cos Street, Room 103, Liberty, Texas 77575.

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3/6/19
San Angelo Housing Authority
HQS Housing Inspector
Cutoff:  Until filled

The employee conducts inspections of residential structures to determine conformance to
HUD regulations.  Conducts initial, annual, interim, and special HCV inspections of housing units; ensures physical conditions meet program, state, and local requirements as outlined by HUD Regulated Housing Quality Standards; prepare inspection forms for tenant files, to include rent reasonableness certifications and utility allowance schedules. Updates and maintains rent reasonableness data that is used for rent comparable on HCV units.

For info and/or to apply, contact Mari Valdibieso  at mari.valdibieso@sanangelopha.com.

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2/21/19
Bexar County Housing Authority
Executive Secretary
Cutoff:  Until Filled

HABC is seeking a Secretary to the Executive Director to perform highly complex administrative work of considerable difficulty involving support, resource management, technical writing, scheduling, quality control, and Board Meeting responsibilities such as agenda preparation, recording minutes and transcription.  The position is challenging, requires discretion, attention to detail and self-motivation. Must be familiar with Texas Open Meetings Act and related requirements/legislative mandates.

Minimum Qualifications: AA in Business Administration required; and (2) two years total office administration experience, to include (1) one year of experience working directly for a Director or Executive level position.

Preferred Qualifications: BA in Business with two-year office administration working for a Director or Executive level position. Salary between $35,000-$50,000 annually.

Send resume to info@habctx.org

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1/24/19
Travis County Housing Authority
Bookkeeper
Salary: $38,000 – $42,000
Cutoff:  Until Filled

Under general supervision of the Director of Finance and Administration, this position will assist  in accounting and bookkeeping and fiscal operations functions of Housing Authority of Travis County (HATC) and Strategic Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC) in accordance with current business trends and have an understanding of generally accepted accounting principles in the U.S.A. (GAAP)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting highly preferred, other business degrees considered with commensurate work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an accounting role either as an accounting analyst, accountant, accounting clerk, or equivalent. Experience in special-purpose government entity enterprise fund, and affordable housing finance is highly preferred.

For more information and/or to apply, contact Patrick Howard at  Patrick.B.Howard@traviscountytx.gov

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1/24/19
Abilene Housing Authority
HCV Supervisor
Salary:  $44,654 – $65,561
Cutoff:  Until filled

The position is responsible for assisting with the supervision of the HCV Occupancy staff, managing a small caseload of HAP contracts for Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) clients in various housing programs and monitoring the completion of initial contract approvals. AHA has 1626 HCV vouchers.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience with coursework in Business Math, Social Work, Community Relations or Communication.
  • At least two (2) years experience in social work or related field, which requires contact with the public, or similar work involving evaluation of personal income and other assets
  • At least (2) years experience as a Housing Specialist or equivalent experience and/or knowledge.

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

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1/30/19
Round Rock Housing Authority

1.  Executive Director
Salary Negotiable
Cutoff: Until filled

The Housing Authority of Round Rock, Texas is accepting resumes for the position of executive director. RRHA has 100 public housing units, 16 scattered sites, and administers approximately 200 vouchers. This includes approximately 100 portability vouchers. A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years senior management experience in a similar position is required. Send resumes to D_hyde@roundrockha.org. Position is open until filled. No phone calls please.

2. Accounting Clerk
Salary $24K – $27K
Cutoff: Until filled

Round Rock Housing Authority administers 96 vouchers and 140+ portability vouchers. Experience with portability billings and HAPPY software a plus. Must have experience with accounts payable/receivable and preparing checks for payments using Quickbooks. Will also assist with administrative tasks as needed.  Send resumes to  D_hyde@roundrockha.org  Position is open until filled.

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