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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Bartlett Housing Authority
Executive Director
Cutoff:  July 31

City of Bartlett Housing Authority is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director.  BHA is located in Central Texas and has 51 units.  Application/resume’  will be accepted until July 31, 2019 and may be sent to melissa@bartletthousing.org or mailed to the following address:

Bartlett Housing Authority Attn:  BOARD OF DIRECTORS 200 Cryer Dr. Bartlett, TX 76511.

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7/1/19
Brazoria County Housing Authority
Housing Specialist
Cutoff:  Until filled

Maintains all forms and necessary paperwork related for qualification and re-certification of applicants for the Housing Choice Voucher Program in the Brazoria County Housing Authority (BCHA).

Makes appointments, accepts phone calls, and meets with walk-in clients in regards to determination of eligibility, annual recertification, and interim changes, per HUD regulations.  Practices good customer service skills and techniques in the performance of duties.  Regular attendance is required.

Obtains and assembles necessary documentation of household income, citizenship or eligible immigrant status, birth certificates, social security numbers, family composition, conducts Criminal Background checks on all family members 18 years and older, and obtains third party verification of all income and deductions as required by HUD.  Calculates annual and adjusted income as required by HUD, obtains EIV report and review discrepancies, and calculates Total Tenant Payment (TTP).

Determines voucher size, issues voucher and RTA (Request for Tenancy Approval), and briefs family on how to search for a unit.  Receives and approves RTA, and verify unit affordable for the family.  Submit RTA to inspector for initial unit inspection.  Prepares rent reasonableness in regards to the unit inspected.

Prepares initial HAP contracts, early renewal contracts, and letters to tenants and landlords.  Maintains tenant files in an orderly fashion by “stacking” and documenting of all calls and conversations.

Responds to audit findings and completes Quality Control reviews within timeframe allowed.  Calculates and corrects any over or under calculation of HAP payments.  Maintains “change log” for all annual, interim, or change of unit changes to the HAP payment or Utility payment.

Counsels families in regards to their family responsibilities, portability questions, change of unit questions, change in income, answers questions about organization, and provides callers with address, directions, and other information.

To apply, go to

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/brazoriacounty/jobs/2366826/general-application-submission?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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6/26/19
Harris County HA
Admissions Manager
Cutoff:  Until filled

This position is responsible for maintaining the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waitlist, evaluating applicant eligibility, and briefing applicants on the rules and regulations of the HCV Program.

For more information and/or to apply, go to http://hchatexas.org/about-us/careers/

If you are a person with a disability requiring assistance applying for this position, please contact hr@hchatexas.org.

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6/18/19
City of Midland Housing Authority
Maintenance (two positions)
Cutoff: Until Filled

Experience in make ready, plumbing, electrical, general repairs.

High school diploma/GED, valid Texas driver’s license required; Background and drug screen required.

Excellent benefits and medical insurance paid by employer for full-time positions. Applications may be obtained

from 700 W. Scharbauer Drive in Midland, Texas or contacting Tthompson@comha.org

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5/29/19
Bexar County Housing Authority

  1. Section 8 Supervisor
    Cutoff: Until Filled

Under direction plans, organizes and supervises the Section 8 Housing Assistance Payment Contract activities and programs of the Housing Authority; ensures effective owner and agent relations; coordinates assigned activities with other Housing Authority functions and performs related work as assigned.  This is a single position supervisory role with responsibility for supervising Section 8 contract activity involving the negotiation of rents with owners; the preparation and execution of lease and contract documents; the inspection and reinspection of Section 8 Housing units; and the preparation of progress reports.

  1. Senior FSS Coordinator
    Cutoff:  Until Filled

The Senior FSS Coordinator supports the mission of HABC by assisting with the development and implementation of Family Self-Sufficiency Program. The Case Manager with HABC residents, Resident Services staff, Housing Management, and community partners to identify needs and coordinate resources that promote self-sufficiency, empowerment and healthy communities.

Send resume to alma.alvarado@habctx.org
e-mail copy to:  Terry.trevino@habctx.org

For more information on these jobs, go to https://www.habctx.org/contact/employment

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5/25/19
Brazos Valley Council of Governments
HCV Program Manager
Cutoff:  Until filled

The purpose of this position is to supervise and direct the administration of the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV), Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS), on-site GED Program, and Homeownership Program.  The goal of this position is to lead the housing department in providing housing assistance, as a platform for families to attain self-sufficiency, using  U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) awarded funds.  Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to: 1) plan, organize, and oversee the functions and operations of the department; provide direction, coaching and supervision of eighteen (18) employees including selection, training and evaluation; conduct team-based performance management and quality control; management responsibility for all services and activities of the program, including applicant, participant, and landlord (customer) services; supervise the development of the annual budget (over $10,500,000 per year); monitor and approve expenditures; update all program marketing materials including website development and maintenance; provide monthly reports on department activities to the BVCOG Board of Directors; serve as staff on Boards and Committees. Work involves a team-oriented approach to the operation of the Public Housing Authority operating under Federal Regulations and local BVCOG policies for the administration of the Housing Choice Voucher Program and Family Self-Sufficiency Program.  Position reports directly to the BVCOG Executive Director and/or his or her designee.   Compensation: DOQ

Please send resumes to Dorothy Walker, Human Resource Director, at Dorothy.walker@bvcog.org

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