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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11/8/19
Harris County Housing Authority

1. Intake Representative
     Cutoff: Until filled

This position is responsible for greeting clients, providing excellent customer service, and performing administrative duties relating to the acceptance and processing of paperwork, inquiries, and appointments for HCHA’s clients.

  1. Asset Manager
    Cutoff: Until filled

This position is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day performance of Harris County Housing Authority’s real estate portfolio. Duties include: monitoring all phases of real estate management; operations; maintenance; assisting in the development and implementation of social service programs and special projects for the housing authority.

  1. Accountant/Purchasing & Compliance Agent
    Cutoff: Until filled

This position is responsible for assisting the directors of Finance and Affordable Housing, and ensuring that all procurement procedures comply with federal and state guidelines. This position performs a variety of administrative, finance-related and customer service tasks that require a broad understanding of accounting principles, methods, Low Income Housing Tax Credit compliance and development budgets. The work requires handling day-to-day accounting activities for HCHA properties and coordinating procurement procedures in a timely manner.

If you are interested in any of these positions, please send a resume and cover letter in PDF format to hr@hchatexas.org.  Please use your name and the job title in the subject line of your email.

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11/6/19
Galveston Housing Authority
Property Manager
Cutoff: Until Filled

The Property Manager is a leadership position that is responsible for the overall performance of the assigned community or communities, in the areas of financial management, appearance, and resident relations. This position has substantial latitude for independent action in setting objectives and deciding how to proceed in managing the day-to-day operations of the community management office and assigned staff. The Property Manager serves as an advocate for maintaining Housing as a community resource and promotes to its residents and the general public an understanding of Galveston Housing Authority’s housing programs.

Send inquiries and/or resume to Clover Nuetzmann, dedasst@ghatx.org

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11/6/19
Lubbock Housing Authority

HCV Lead Caseworker
Salary: $32,000 to $38,000 dependent on experience.
Cutoff: Until Filled

The Housing Authority of the City of Lubbock (LHA), Texas is seeking a qualified person to join our team as the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program Lead Caseworker. This new position will report to the HCV director.

This position will assist the director in the day to day operations of the HCV program in a wide range of responsibilities including; performance and regulatory compliance, staff management, operations and customer service.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Management of HVC programs including specialty segments such as; port in, port out, VASH etc.
  • Training and guidance to other caseworkers.
  • Schedule and conduct annual and interim redeterminations of eligibility following established guidelines and procedures using prescribed software.
  • Participant contact regarding program regulations and requirements.
  • Create and update training and procedure manuals.
  • Schedules Quality Control inspections
  • Review and investigates cases involving lease, policy or program violations.

Candidate must have a minimum of two years of college and a minimum of three years of case management experience in the Housing Choice Voucher Program. An additional two years of case management experience may be substituted for the two years of college. Proficient in Microsoft products.

PREFERRED: Knowledge of housing software (LHA uses HAB) or other similar type; Experienced in PDF and paperless storage

If Interested, please send resume to Ellie Ramirez at

Lubbock Housing Authority
1708 Crickets Ave.
Lubbock, TX 79401

Or

ellie@lubbockha.org

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10/17/19
Waco Housing Authority
Construction Coordinator
Cutoff: Until Filled

Description

Under the supervision of the Vice President of Operations, Construction Coordinator is charged with all aspects of the authority’s state and federally funded Public Housing capital and modernization programs. Oversee the entire construction contract process, facilitates construction contract administration by carrying out assigned tasks including, but not limited to the completion of environmental reviews, entering PIC and EPIC data, may propose and monitor extra-ordinary maintenance or modernization work to be completed. Modernization works closely with the contractors and/or architect on plans and specifications, coordinating bidding procedures, makes inspections of units being modernized, coordinating work to be performed with contractors and subcontractors. May perform on-the-job employee interviews, verify payrolls and insurance coverage of contractors and subcontractors, review periodic estimates of payments and assist with the planning and relocation of residents, produce progress reports for ongoing construction projects for Vice President of Operations.

Qualifications and Knowledge

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction or facilities management or related field is preferred. Experience may be substituted for formal education requirements if it’s demonstrated that such experience is directly applicable to the duties and responsibilities of the position. A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in construction, supervision of construction or related activities is required. Knowledge of Texas regulations/codes and generally accepted construction and trade practice is necessary. Two to four years experience in Public Housing and Modernization programs.

For more information and/or to apply, got to http://www.wacopha.org/

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10/15/19
Woodville Housing Authority
Executive Director
Salary:  “depending on qualifications” or “commensurate with experience”
Cutoff:  Until Filled

The Woodville Housing Authority is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director. This position will oversee the administration and operation of WHA’s public housing. Additional responsibilities include the management of property as well as contractual oversight, investment, office filing and complying with all Federal, State and local law and codes.

Applicants must possess outstanding and proven financial and operational management skills within the Public Housing Program or affordable housing and property management industry with prior experience in public housing programs highly preferred. Please list and/or provide  certificates of training or classes attended and training groups.

If interested, please send resume to Tammy Hensarling at Woodville PHA,

11114 Albert Dr., Woodville, TX 75979

Woodha1@yahoo.com

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10/1/19
San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA), TX
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Cutoff:  Until filled

The Chief Operations Officer (COO) reports to the President/CEO, supervises approximately 380 staff, and provides oversight for a budget of approximately $160 million.  A primary responsibility of the COO is to lead, direct and provide oversight of core housing operations including the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program; Special Programs such as Homeless Housing; Public Housing; Mixed-Income Communities; Security; and Community and Resident Initiatives.  Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Political Science, Finance, Urban Planning, Economics, Public Administration or a related field is required, plus at least ten years industry experience, with five years at an executive level of administrative or operational oversight in housing and community development or a related industry.  A Master’s degree is preferred.  Candidates must have the ability to earn certifications as required by assigned tasks, including a Housing Choice Voucher Executive Management Certification and a Public Housing Executive Management Certification.  Starting salary is open, dependent upon qualifications.  SAHA offers an attractive benefits package.  If interested in this outstanding opportunity, visit www.srnsearch.com to view a detailed brochure and apply.  The first review of applications will take place on October 21, 2019; position is open until filled.  Questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to Ms. S. Renée Narloch at info@srnsearch.com or 850.391.0000.  SAHA is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer.  Pursuant to Texas Open Records law, applications and résumés are subject to disclosure.

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9/23/19
New Braunfels Housing Authority
Occupancy Specialist – HCV
Salary: -$31,200 – $37,440 Annually DOQ
Cutoff: Until filled

The Occupancy Specialist maintains a caseload of housing assistance participants by planning and coordinating a variety of New Braunfels housing programs.
For more information go to:  Occupancy Specialist – Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8)

Please submit resume to:  Irene Cantu, Icantu@nbhatx.us

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10/15/19
Central Texas Housing Consortium

Apartment Make-ready (Maintenance Aide B)
Cutoff:  Until filled

•Perform apartment preparation work including cleaning, painting, and minor repairs or work with construction crew. Knowledge of basic carpentry and/or plumbing helpful.
•Work week: Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. – 12 noon
•Job Type: Full-time
•Salary: $10.37 /hour
•Must have valid Texas Driver’s License.

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