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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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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HOUSING AUTHORITY OF TRAVIS COUNTY (HATC) INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

The Housing Authority of Travis County (HATC), located in Austin, Texas, proudly announces the establishment of an Internship program to qualified undergraduate and graduate students interested in social services and government-related fields.

HATC established this program to give students practical field experience that complements academic study; to give students experience in an institution where they might work in the future; to allow students to determine the kinds of jobs they wish to find after graduation; and to provide students an opportunity to make professional contacts and expand their networks for future employment.

All internships are ideally in increments of 3, 6, 9 or 12 months, unless other arrangements are made. The program duties are dependent upon the applicant pool, i.e. the length of the internship may vary dependent upon the applicants and the needs of the organization.

PERSONS INTERESTED IN THIS INTERNSHIP OPPURTUNITY CAN EMAIL A COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO PATRICK HOWARD, HATC CEO/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AT PATRICK.B.HOWARD@TRAVISCOUNTYTX.GOV.

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9/15/17
Tarrant County Homeless Coalition
Executive Director
Cutoff: Until Filled

DESCRIPTION

Tarrant County Homeless Coalition (TCHC) seeks an Executive Director to serve as President of the nonprofit corporation and chief executive for the lead agency of the Fort Worth/ Arlington/ Tarrant and Parker Counties Continuum of Care. As the backbone organization for a multi-system collective impact movement, TCHC’s mission is to lead, coordinate and develop strategies and resources to end homelessness.

TCHC administers the HMIS (Homeless Management Information System), facilitates the coordinated entry process, and serves as the collaborative applicant for approximately $15M per year of public funding. Agency operations are organized in four teams: Continuum of Care (CoC) Planning; Systems Integration (including Coordinated Entry); HMIS & Information Technology; and, Administration and Development.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required; relevant Master’s Degree preferred
  • Demonstrated senior management experience in a non-profit setting working with a board of directors; 5+ years preferred
  • Experience working with publicly-funded programs required; Continuum of Care, Emergency Solutions Grant, Runaway and Homeless Youth, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS, or VA homelessness program experience preferred

For information about TCHC, go to http://ahomewithhope.org/

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this position, please e-email your resume (including 5-year salary history), cover letter describing relevant work experience, and the names and contact information of at least three professional references to TCHC@AHomeWithHope.org.

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Austin Housing Authority
Senior Accountant
SALARY:       $60,000 Annually Or Negotiable DOE
Cutoff: October 6

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: The Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) is looking for an enthusiastic, degreed, accounting professional, with a record of achievement in technical expertise, teamwork, project management, process improvement and software skills, interested in supporting HACA’s mission and various stakeholders. This individual will be responsible for assisting the Director of Finance and the Chief Financial Officer in the financial administration of the HACA’s programs. Financial administration involves monitoring, reporting, requisitioning and recording all financial transactions for HACA and various entities. Responsibilities include assisting in maintaining HACA’s General Ledger (G/L), maintaining and reviewing system set-up. Review and post transactions from various modules to G/L. Prepare monthly reports for internal and external parties, reconcile bank accounts, review, analyze and reconcile various critical G/L accounts on an on-going basis and request reimbursements for expenditures. The successful candidate will be able to scale and provide guidance on daily finance activities (e.g., month and year-end close), and prepare schedules for annual budgets and audits. Other duties as assigned.

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

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9/14/17
Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers (TAAHP)
Executive Director
Cutoff: until filled

20/20 Foresight has been chosen as the exclusive firm for the Executive Director search for TAAHP. This position, located in Austin, will work under the general direction of the Board of Directors. The Executive Director works with the membership, government agencies, housing-related trade organizations and vendors to achieve the successful operation of the organization. This position will require excellent leadership skills, a commitment to issues pertaining to affordable housing and the ability to effectively work with members, housing-related trade organizations and elected officials on the state and national level. Ideal candidates for this position must have 15+ years industry experience, with a bachelor’s degree preferred.

Generous compensation for the right individual.

Might you know of somebody for this opportunity? Please contact Jim McGuffin at 20/20 Foresight.

Jim McGuffin
Senior Principal
20/20 Foresight Executive Search
www.2020-4.com
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Offices in all major U.S. cities
jmcguffin@2020-4.com
(214) 414 2820

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9/14/17
Texas Dept. of Housing and Community Affairs
Program Specialist, 811 Program
Salary: $3,666.67 – $4,500.00 / mo.
Cutoff: until filled

This position is a temporary position estimated to be funded for approximately three to five years or upon full expenditure of the grant program funds, whichever occurs sooner.

The 811 Program Specialist will be responsible for the HUD Section 811 Project Rental Assistance program waiting list, coordinate with participating properties and ensure program compliance by completing household-level file reviews. The position performs complex (journey-level) consultative services and technical assistance work to implement the HUD Section 811 Project Rental Assistance program. Work involves planning, developing, and implementing the program and providing consultative services and technical assistance to program staff, governmental agencies, properties, service providers, or the general public. May train others. Works in a team environment under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Information on the program can be

found at http://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/section-811-pra/index.htm.

To apply for an opening with TDHCA, you must complete the State of Texas Application for Employment electronically at

www.WorkInTexas.com

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8/28/17
Dallas Housing Authority

1.  DIRECTOR CLIENT SERVICES I
SALARY RANGE:      $72,392 – $90,412
Cutoff: Until filled

Under general supervision, co-manages, with the Director of Housing Choice Voucher Program 2, assigned areas of the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Oversees department functions and staff to achieve departmental missions; assures compliance of all activities with State and Federal laws and DHA goals, policies and procedures. Duties and responsibilities may rotate between the two Director positions with specific attention to assure a fair distribution of assignments.

2.  1ST CLASS MAINTENANCE MECHANIC – TEAM LEAD
SALARY RANGE:      $38,062 – $47,578
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

3.  2ND CLASS MAINTENANCE MECHANIC
SALARY RANGE: $33,641 – $42,052
Cutoff: Until filled

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

4.  3rd CLASS MAINTENANCE MECHANIC/LIVE IN
SALARY RANGE: $26,436 – $29,761
Cutoff: Until filled

Under general supervision of the AMP Maintenance Supervisor, the primary objective of this position is to carry out a variety of maintenance, janitorial, and/or security tasks to maintain clean and safe buildings and grounds.

5.  3RD CLASS MAINTENANCE MECHANIC
SALARY RANGE: $26,436 – $29,761
Cutoff: Until filled

Under general supervision of the AMP Maintenance Supervisor or a 1st or 2nd Class Mechanic , the primary objective of this position is to perform a wide variety of minor general maintenance and repair work on facilities and equipment

6.  OCCUPANCY TECHNICIAN – VASH
SALARY RANGE: $27,611 – $34,514
Cutoff: Until Filled

Summary: Under general supervision, interviews, investigates and verifies eligibility of clients for DHA Section 8 housing program; processes and maintains client files, and responds to requests for information within the scope of authority.

For more information and/or to apply, go to http://www.dhadal.com/job-post

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8/18/17
Harris County Housing Authority
HCV Case Manager
Cutoff: Until filled

This position is responsible for assisting clients and evaluating their continued eligibility for housing assistance. This position ensures that clients understand the requirements of the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program and works with authority personnel, landlords, and clients to conduct interviews, certify client eligibility and changes, and support clients throughout their time on the HCV program.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Associate’s degree or at least two years’ experience as a HCV case manager
  • Sufficient experience to understand the procedures and expectations of an office environment
  • Prior experience providing case management services or working with Housing Pro software preferred
  • The ability to speak Spanish is preferred
  • Drive to tackle difficult challenges and add value to both HCHA and the communities we serve
  • Commitment to help HCHA be the most efficient and compassionate service agency possible

For application assistance and/or to apply, contact or send resume to hr@hchatexas.org.

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8/11/17
Edinburg Housing Authority
Housing Inspector
Cutoff: Until filled

Performs initial and annual inspections of housing units for the Housing Choice Voucher Program in accordance with federal, state, and local building codes; and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Housing Quality Standards (HQS) requirements, including identification of potential lead hazards. Performs re-inspections of previously failed units and follows up on complaints to ensure compliance with building codes and Housing Quality Standards. Prepares certification documentation for rent reasonableness calculations on all units inspected. Assists the Inspections Manager in gathering rent data for updating the Rent Reasonableness Database. Completes inspection checklists and documents HQS violations using Housing software. Files inspection reports and accompanying documents in the electronic file management system.Visit www.edinburgha.org for more information. Submitted resumes will be reviewed and candidates will be contacted via phone or email to complete an employment application from our website. For immediate consideration,

Resumes can be emailed to accounting@edinburgha.org

Job Type: Full-time or Part Time available

Salary: Dependent on Experience

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8/8/17
Mesquite Housing Authority
Housing Occupancy Technician
Salary:
$2,775.40 Monthly
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 Occupancy Technician 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.

For more information and/or to apply, go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mesquitetx/default.cfm

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