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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6/21/22
Haskell Housing Authority

Executive Director
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.

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6/14/22
Dallas Housing Authority

Leasing Manager
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.

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6/14/22
Dallas Housing Authority

Compliance Monitor I
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.

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6/14/22
Dallas Housing Authority

Director Resident Services
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.

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6/14/22
Dallas Housing Authority

Admissions Manager
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.

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6/14/22
Galveston Housing Authority

HQS Inspector
Cutoff:  Until Filled
 

Summary

The HQS Inspector will conduct HQS inspections on a Full-time basis following the guidelines of HUD’s Housing Quality Standards and GHA’s Administrative Plan.

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Completion of Inspector Training Classes, lead-based paint course and other HQS certification exams a plus

Salary DOE

Interested parties please complete the Job Application located at http://www.ghatx.org/abtus_careers.html and fax the Application and a Resume to 409-765-1908.

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6/10/22
Travis County Housing Authority

HQS Inspector
Cutoff:  Until Filled

POSITION SUMMARY:
Conducts initial, annual, and special inspections for all units within the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV), and Continuum of Care (COC) programs. Ensures assisted units are in accordance with U.S. Housing & Urban Development (HUD) housing quality standards (HQS) and that each unit is decent, safe, and sanitary.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides notices to landlords and tenants of HQS failed deficiencies as well as notices of abatement. Inspections completed bi-annually for HCV and annually for COC. Prepares monthly reports for specialists’ review. In addition, conducts HQS inspections for other organizations as requested on a contract basis.
  • Conducts market rent analysis and maintain a rent comparability database for rent reasonableness determination and completes rent reasonableness determinations in compliance with HUD regulations and Housing Authority policies and procedures following inspections.
  • Investigates complaints of program abuse, documents and takes appropriate action in notifying department and management staff for resolution, per Housing Authority, HUD, Local, State, and Federal procedures and policies.
  • Mediates complaints and Dwelling Lease violations regarding HQS unit inspection items between tenant and landlord/owner, provide accurate information to tenant and landlord/owner questions, disputes and program rights and responsibilities with promptness, accuracy, and efficiency.
  • Manages Lead Based Paint compliance and monitoring and conducts a visual assessment for deteriorated paint surfaces during initial and annual inspections of pre-1978 units that are occupied or will be occupied by families with children less than 6 years of age.
  • HCV inspections also include HUD-VASH, Family Unification Program (FUP), and Mainstream voucher recipient units.

EDUCATION, SKILLS, & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

High school education or equivalent is required. Must possess HQS Certification (or be able to obtain HQS Certification within 30 days of employment) and have direct and demonstrated experience in working with multi-family property maintenance and inspections. Must remain familiar and current with HUD regulations, as well as state and local building codes (including Lead-Based Paint), as relating to Section 8 and Supportive Housing programs. Must have knowledge of Fair Housing and Section 504 laws and reasonable accommodation requirements. As the operation of an agency vehicle is required for this position, must hold a current State of Texas drivers’ license and be able to maintain insurability under the agency’s vehicle insurance policy. Must qualify for future certification under HUD’s Uniform Physical Condition Standards for Vouchers (UPCS-V) demonstration program. Must also possess good communication, computer, and organizational skills.

ESTIMATED PAY RANGE: Nonexempt position with estimated hourly pay rate range TBD and commensurate with candidate experience.

BENEFITS:

  • Employer paid medical insurance premium starting after a 30 day wait period. Insurance will include dental and vision care for the employee only. Dependents or spouses may be added to the plan coverage at the sole cost of the employee.
  • Employer paid Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Employee eligible to accrue 12 days vacation, 12 days sick leave, and 4 personal days annually.
  • 10 paid holidays annually, plus 5 additional paid days off between Christmas and New Years holidays (during which time the agency is officially closed.)
  • $15,000 group life insurance policy that covers the employee only.
  • Texas County & District Retirement System (TCDRS) Retirement Plan in which the employee contributes 4% and the employer will match 2.5x to the plan upon vesting (employee vested at 5 years of service.) Eligibility for the employee retirement plan starts on date of hire, TCDRS offers Prior Service Credit for proportionate time with other approved State Plans.
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage, and employer pays 100% of the premium for this coverage.
  • Mutual of America’s 457 Plan at the sole cost of the employee.
  • AFLAC Insurance, which has many products available for purchase by the employee and the cost is deducted from the employee pay.
  • Gold’s Gym Corporate membership in which the Agency will pay half of the membership cost for the employee.

If interested and qualified, please email resume to steve.peglar@traviscountytx.gov

HATC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment with HATC, if offered, is on an at-will basis, meaning that either an employee or HATC may end the employment relationship at any time and for any reason.

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5/25/22
City of Arlington Housing Authority

Customer Services Supervisor
Full time position
Cutoff:  6/10/22
USD Salary range $48,671.34 – $60,838.92

Job Summary

Under general direction, performs administrative tasks related to the department’s operational activities regarding new and existing housing programs within the city and performs other related tasks as necessary.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Ability to evaluate and oversee daily operations of the front office team which includes scheduling staff assignments in areas of assisting walk-in customers, telephone operations, processing RFTAs and other duties as necessary
  2. Ability to select, train, monitor and evaluate teams’ work performance and accuracy; support and developing policies and procedures related to their tasks.
  3. Ability to research, verify, and establish Landlord accounts and banking information, and resolve payment issues.
  4. Ability to interact with customers via telephone, in-office, or onsite handling customer queries and complaints in a timely manner, including de-escalating challenging clients.

Other Job Functions

  1. Ability to create a positive customer experience by providing timely responsiveness and accurate information.
  2. Ability to create and coordinate Landlord outreach services, meetings, and education, including recruiting new landlords for programs managed by Housing
  3. Ability to produce periodic reports as requested by management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Knowledge of customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of modern office processes including MS Office products.
  • Knowledge about Housing Choice Voucher program preferred.
  • Ability to supervise and plan work assignments for staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with employees and public citizens both orally and in writing.

Qualifying Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree in General Studies, Business, management, or related field plus a minimum of two years of progressive supervisory experience.
  • Offer of Employment is conditional upon satisfactory completion of the following: Criminal History Check.

Go to the City of Arlington Career website to apply:  https://cityofarlington.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=1292

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5/18/22
Harris County Housing Authority

Accountant II
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.

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5/18/22
Harris County Housing Authority

Construction Coordinator
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.

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5/18/22
Harris County Housing Authority

Executive Assistant II
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.

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5/18/22
Harris County Housing Authority

HCV Housing Specialist
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.

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5/18/22
Harris County Housing Authority

Inspection Assistant
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.

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5/18/22
Harris County Housing Authority

Portability Case Manager
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.

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5/18/22
Harris County Housing Authority

Public Relations Officer
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.

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5/12/22
Rosenberg Housing Authority
Full-Time Portability Case Manager
Salary:$17-$18/hr
Cutoff:  Until Filled

The Rosenberg Housing Authority is seeking a highly motivated professional to oversee the portability program of the Housing Choice Voucher Program.  The Case Manager will be responsible for determining continued eligibility for Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV) housing assistance and for performing recertification, tenant portability/transfer briefings/activities, maintaining tenant files for portability caseload, performing rent calculations, and ensuring program activities are in compliance with applicable regulations and that all data is properly recorded in participant files  Duties include Interviewing clients/portability voucher holders, Process all actions regarding program participants, including rent adjustments, recertifications, port-ins, and port-outs, Sets up portability billing in the system to ensure payment of initial PHA.   Must possess a current Texas DL, pass criminal background screening, and pre-employment drug test. The position is full-time and exempt from overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act.  Pay is based on experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vacation, sick leave, and retirement after probationary period. resumes can be emailed to rha@rosenbergha.org.  Will take resumes until the position is filled.

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4/6/22
Beaumont Housing Authority

VP of Asset Management
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.  Click here for the Indeed Listing.

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3/24/22
Bexar County Housing Authority

Make Ready Technician
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.

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3/24/22
Bexar County Housing Authority

HCV Specialist I
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.

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3/24/22
Bexar County Housing Authority

Quality Control Specialist
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.

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3/24/22
Bexar County Housing Authority

HCV Training Specialist
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.

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3/24/22
Bexar County Housing Authority

AHP/Tax Credit Assistant Manager
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, click Here.

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3/11/22
Galveston Housing Authority

FSS Coordinator
Cutoff:  Until Filled

Summary

The Family Self-Sufficiency Coordinator is responsible to the Section 8 Director for the development, implementation and management of the Section 8 FSS program. The FSS work is performed under the general supervision of the Section 8 Director with considerable opportunity for the exercise of initiative, discretion, and independent judgment. Work is reviewed through conferences, inspections, and review of reports and records.

Education and Experience

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in sociology, psychology, education or related field and/ortwo years responsible experience as a FSS Coordinator, Resident Services Coordinator, social work, or counseling preferred.

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to be covered under GHA’s vehicle insurance policy.
  • Ability to obtain Case Manager certification within one year of hire.

Interested parties please complete the Job Application located at http://www.ghatx.org/abtus_careers.html and email a resume and the Application to info@ghatx.org.

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3/7/22
Round Rock Housing Authority

Accounting Clerk
Cutoff:  Until Filled

The Round Rock Housing Authority (RRHA) is seeking a highly motivated professional who can perform a variety of accounting related duties in an office setting. The accounting clerk will be responsible for accounts payable and accounts receivable, maintain accounting records, order office supplies, maintain files, and will provide administrative support to the director while coordinating office functions. Must have strong computer skills and have experience with Quickbooks and Excel.  Attention to detail and discretion are required. Should have a minimum of three years similar experience. Must also have a valid drivers license. Hours 8-5, M-F with excellent benefits.

If interested, please submit resume to ebby@roundrockha.org

The Round Rock Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

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3/7/22
Round Rock Housing Authority

Voucher Program Housing Specialist
Cutoff:  Until Filled

The Round Rock Housing Authority (RRHA) is seeking a housing specialist for the housing choice voucher program. The housing specialist will have the ability to work with a diverse group of persons in a fast-paced environment. Should have knowledge of the principles and practices of social service case management. Housing specialist will have the ability to determine client eligibility for program assistance based on specific program guidelines. Must have strong computer skills. Should have a minimum of three years case management experience and a minimum of an associate degree in social work or closely related field from accredited college or university is preferred. Must have valid driver’s license. M-F , 8-5, Excellent benefits.

If interested, please submit resume to ebby@roundrockha.org

The Round Rock Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

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2/15/22
Arlington Housing Authority

Housing Operations Manager
Cutoff:  2/27/22

For details, click Here.

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2/11/22
Mt. Pleasant Housing Authority

Maintenance
Cutoff:  Until Filled

Mount Pleasant Housing Authority is seeking applicants for maintenance staff.  Applicants must have previous experience and will require basic knowledge in several areas including but not limited to apartment unit make-ready’s, electrical, plumbing, HVAC repair, appliance repair, dry wall, and painting. Must possess a current DL, pass criminal background screening and drug test. The position is full-time and pay based on experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vacation, sick leave, and retirement. Applications can be picked up Mon.-Thur. 8-5 at 601 Stark Drive, Mt Pleasant, TX. 75455.  Will take applications until the position is filled.

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2/8/22
Corsicana Housing Authority

Maintenance
Cutoff:  Until Filled

Corsicana Housing Authority is hiring a maintenance staff member.  Applicants must have previous experience and will require basic knowledge in several areas including but not limited to apartment unit make-ready’s, electrical, plumbing, HVAC repair, appliance repair, dry wall, and painting. Must possess a current DL, pass criminal background screening and drug test. The position is full-time and pay based on experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vacation, sick leave, and retirement after probationary period. Applications can be picked up Mon.-Friday 8-5 at Northwest Apartment Leasing Office at 1360 N. 13thStreet or resumes can be emailed to betty@corsiha.com faxed to 903-872-9128. Will take applications and resumes until the position is filled.

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2/8/22
Galveston Housing Authority

Housing Intake Manager
Cutoff:  Until Filled

Hours:  8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday (May include some overtime during special projects.)

Duties and Responsibilities

The Housing Intake Manager will work under the direct supervision of the Director of Housing. The Housing Intake Manager will be responsible for managing the lease up requirements for the HCV, PBV and PH programs at the Galveston Housing Authority. This includes proficiency with the HUD two-year tool for data management and data collection for effective program management.

Education and Experience

Associate’s Degree and at least three (3) years’ housing/administrative experience preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Interested parties please complete the Job Application located at http://www.ghatx.org/abtus_careers.htmland email a resume and the Application to info@ghatx.org.

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