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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1/12/18
Dallas Housing Authority

1ST CLASS MAINTENANCE MECHANIC
SALARY RANGE:  $38,062 – $57,093
Cutoff:  until filled

Under general supervision of the AMP Maintenance Supervisor, the primary objective of this position is to perform a wide variety of general maintenance and repair work on facilities and equipment.

High School diploma or GED equivalent, and  three years (3) of  building maintenance, plumbing, cleaning and maintenance experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Valid Texas State Driver License required.

2ND CLASS MAINTENANCE MECHANIC
SALARY RANGE:  $33,641 – $50,462
Cutoff:  Until filled

Under general supervision of the AMP Maintenance Supervisor or a 1stClassmechanic, the primary objective of this position is to perform semi-skilled general maintenance and repair work on facilities and equipment.

High School diploma or GED equivalent, and two years (2) of building maintenance, plumbing, cleaning and maintenance experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have State of Texas Drivers License.

All applications for open posted position must be submitted via on-line at www.dhadal.com.

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Request for Proposals
Real Estate Developer

San Benito Housing Authority (SBHA) is seeking proposals from experience real estate developers to co-develop one or more multi-family developments.  Proposal documents are available and obtainable at SBHA’s main office located at 1400 N. Reagan in San Benito, Texas.  Please contact Yvette Nieto, Executive Director at (956) 399-7501 or by email at ynieto@sanbenitohousing.com .  Responses must be received at SBHA’s main office by Thursday, February 8, 2018.

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1/9/18
Grapevine Housing Authority
Public Housing Assistant
Part Time
Cutoff: Until filled

Grapevine Housing Authority has 98 public housing units serving seniors/disabled and families.  There are five locations around downtown Grapevine.

The Public Housing Assistant functions under the Executive Director and is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operation of the front office and the Public Housing Program.   Responsibilities include maintaining good relationships with the residents and general public, managing the vendor process, the community service projects, and work orders, and assisting with the recertification and new intake process by preparing leases,  calculating income and rent, submitting verification information, and accepting rent.  Looking for someone that works with Excel and Word, good customer service skills,  some accounting and housing experience, has the ability to learn the regulations, policies and procedures and is a self-starter and work independently.

Please send resumes to Jane Everett at jeverett@grapevinetexas.gov or Grapevine Housing Authority 131 Starr Place  Grapevine, TX 76051

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Austin Housing Authority

1.  ROSS Specialist – Basic Needs
Salary: $15.04/hour
Cutoff: January 26

Responsible for developing and delivering a broad range of case management and referral services for Public Housing residents, including those in the Resident Opportunity for Self-Sufficiency Program (ROSS). Encourages and supports Public Housing residents’ transition to self-sufficiency by developing and supporting site-based community activities for the development(s) to which he or she is assigned – including relevant workshops and trainings. Develops subject matter expertise in the area of basic needs for families and takes the lead in coordinating those services and partnerships across properties. Serves as the point person for sharing information on basic needs related programming with residents and other community development staff. Responsible for tracking and assessing the self-sufficiency needs of residents at assigned communities, determining service gaps and identifying appropriate resources and services to fill those gaps. Responsible for maintaining a ROSS caseload of approximately 80 households and achieving identified grant output and outcome benchmarks and departmental goals and metrics as discussed annually. And more

2. TRACS Data Analyst/Southwest Housing Compliance Corp.
SALARY: $18.50/hour
Cutoff:   January 26

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. And more

3. Assistant Housing Manager
SALARY: $15.00/hour
Cutoff:  January 19

Assists Property Manager with managing one or more of the Housing Authority’s public housing developments. Acts as Manager in the absence of the Manager. Implements and enforces all HUD and agency rules and regulations. Conducts orientation for all new residents: shows unit, explains lease and briefs them on all Housing Authority’s policies and procedures governing their possession and continued occupancy of the unit. Reviews lease obligation between tenants and Housing Authority: monitors and evaluates compliance with Authority policies and procedures and HUD/Agency occupancy standards. Accurately calculates residents’ family income. Determines the correct amount of monthly rent, eligibility, and qualifications for earned income disallowances. Collects rents, prepares bank deposits and maintains accurate collection records of all security deposits and other charges. Schedules and mails notification letters for annual and interim recertification of residents and accurately conducts re-certifications in a timely manner. And more

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

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1/3/18
Houston Housing Authority

  1. Director, Asset Management
    Cutoff: Until filled

Responsible for the direct oversight of all aspects of administrative, financial, capital and operations of a broad portfolio of affordable housing assets consisting of Public Housing, Project-Based Assistance, Low-Income Housing Tax Credits and Rental Assistance Demonstration programs. Serves as a catalyst in leading the agency’s multi-family Asset Management team, to ensure superior performance that capitalizes on opportunities and maximizes results. Reports to the Deputy Director, Public Housing.

For more information and/or to apply, go here

  1. Asset Manager
    Cutoff: Until filled

This position is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day performance of the Housing Authority’s asset management properties (AMPs); performing all phases of real estate management; developing and implementing special programs and projects for the Houston Housing Authority. Reports to the Director of Asset Management.

For more information and/or to apply, go here

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12/22/17
Corpus  Christi Housing Authority
HCV Program Supervisor
Annual Salary:  $1600 biweekly
Cutoff:  Until filled

Under the direction of the Sr. Vice President of Housing Choice Voucher Program, performs supervisory and administrative work involving the Housing Choice Voucher Program.  Develops and sets methods, deadlines, priorities, objectives and assignments for the Housing Specialists and Clerk positions.  Conducts full application interviews to determine eligibility, conducts required screening, obtains thirty party verifications for income, deductions, assets, etc., calculates maximum family share at initial occupancy  based on family income, mediates tenant-landlord disputes, audits completed recertification files and identifies and documents possible fraud cases.  Other duties include: waiting list management, tenant orientations, voucher issuance, and leasing.  This position requires technical knowledge of program rules and regulations and a high level of human relations skills.  Performs other duties as assigned.

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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11/29/17
Bexar County Housing Authority
Executive Secretary
Salary: $35,000 – $55,000

Cutoff: Until filled

The Housing Authority of Bexar County is seeking an EXECUTIVE SECRETARY to the Executive Director. The position is located at 1954 E. Houston Street, Suite 104, San Antonio Texas 78202. Interested candidates should forward their resumes to tammye.trevino@habctx.org, fax to 210-231-2050 or deliver to 1954 E. Houston Street, Suite 104, San Antonio TX 78202.

Under the direction of the Executive Director or her designee, performs highly complex administrative work of considerable difficulty involving leadership and support, resource management, technical writing, scheduling, quality control, team building and other leadership responsibilities for the Executive Director. In some cases, the position may require the handling of highly confidential information that requires guidance and approval from the Executive Director for dissemination.

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