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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1/13/21
Robstown Housing Authority
Clerk Typist Receptionist
Cutoff: Until Filled

Job opening for an experienced Clerk Typist Receptionist.

Applicant must possess a valid Texas driver’s license and must be able to pass a drug screening test. Bilingual English/Spanish skills preferred.

Customer service is key.  Applicant must have experience and general knowledge in secretarial and/or administrative duties, collecting money, working in an office setting and dealing with the general public.  Applicant must have basic computer skills preferably in Microsoft Office software.  Applicant must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and must have a minimum of two (2) years work experience in the various aspects related to secretarial/administrative duties or the specific area or specialization.

Applications may be obtained from the Administration office of the Robstown Housing Authority located at 625 W. Ave. F., Robstown, Texas.  General description of duties will be part of the application packet.  No phone calls please.  The Robstown Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Position will remain open until filled.

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1/11/21
Travis County Housing Authority
HATC Foundation Project Coordinator
Cutoff: Until Filled

CLASSIFICATION SUMMARY:
Working under supervision of the Executive Director, this position will perform technical and professional assistance to the HATC Foundation and its Housing Authority of Travis County residents and their families to improve the quality of life and reduce their dependency on federal assistance and rental subsidies. This individual is responsible for coordinating the administration of supportive services programs for the HATC Foundation with the guidance from the Director of Voucher Programs and Homeless Initiatives, and Housing Managers in the Affordable Housing Program to develop programming to fit tenant/client needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following 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.

▪     Facilitate, coordinate and manage a range of projects and activities related to evaluating,  developing, preparing, and monitoring specific grants.
▪     Oversee the work of AmeriCorps Volunteers, or other HATC Foundation Interns/volunteers, when applicable.
▪     Help design and operationalize processes and systems which will feed data and analysis from grants, research and external sources back into key strategy and portfolio review and management decisions.
▪     Strengthen existing alliances while building new collaborations to increase our impact on the progress of people and places.
▪    Lead and plan special events and training logistics as needed.
▪    Must be able to drive agency vehicle as needed.
▪    Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and verification of work history,  academic credentials, licenses, and certifications as applicable.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

▪    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Associates degree in Business, Public Administration, or Social Sciences from an accredited college or university. Two years of progressively responsible experience as a program assistant, and/or grant and development assistant or at least two years in an administrative capacity at a housing development, or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

▪    TECHNICAL SKILLS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have above average abilities using computer software such as MS Word and Outlook and should be capable of using internet resources for research and developing reports. Ability to learn other computer software programs as required by assigned tasks. Ability to plan and coordinate the program activities of the HATC Foundation and ensure the accuracy and integrity of related activities. Maintain confidentiality. Gather, tabulate, analyze, and interpret data. Organize work effectively and maintain accurate and systematic systems. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively both orally and in writing and speak effectively before groups. Operate standard office equipment.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE OF:

▪    Grant writing, management, and reporting
▪    Principles of grant fund accounting, budgets, and contracts
▪    Maintain effective working relationships with customers, contracted agencies and workers, other employees, supervisory personnel, and the public
▪    Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands; and planning and coordinating the work of others

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

▪    A valid Texas State Driver’s License is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

▪    Independent body mobility to stand, walk, bend, and sit for prolonged periods of time and/or drive a vehicle. Manual dexterity to reach, and grasp; manual dexterity to hand write or use computer keyboard; vision sufficient to see/read; hear and speak to communicate with customers in person and over the phone.

PAY RATE:

▪    $17.00 per hour

EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:

▪    Employer-paid medical insurance premium starting after a 30-day wait period.  Coverage will include dental and vision care for the employee only. Dependents or spouses may be added to the Plan. Coverage at the sole cost to the employee.
▪    $60 monthly cell phone allowance.
▪    Employer-paid Employee Assistance Program (EAP) via Deer Oaks.
▪    Texas County & District Retirement System (TCDRS) Retirement Plan: employee contributes 4% of the base salary, and the employer provides a match of 2.5 times. The employee is vested at 5 years of service. Eligibility for the employee retirement plan starts on date of hire. TCDRS offers Prior Service Credit for the proportionate time with other approved State Plans.
▪    $15,000.00 life insurance policy that covers the employee only via The Hartford. Additionally, short term disability, long term disability, and accidental death & dismemberment coverage is also offered to the employee via The Hartford.
▪    Mutual of America 457 Plan available at the sole cost to the employee.
▪    AFLAC benefits plans available at the sole cost to the employee.
▪    Gold’s Gym Corporate membership available: agency will pay ½ of the month membership dues for the employee.
▪    HATC allows accrual of sick and vacation leave at a rate of 8 hours per month for each. In addition, HATC allows 32 hours of personal time off (PTO) that must be exhausted prior to December 31 of each year, or it is forfeited.
▪    HATC generally follows the same holiday schedule as the Travis County Government.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please complete HATC Employment Application and submit to: Employment.hatc@traviscountytx.gov.  Please also attach a current resume.

 

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1/8/21
Bastrop Housing Authority
Executive Director
Cutoff: Until Filled

Housing Authority of the City of Bastrop, Texas (HACB) has an opening for the position of Executive Director.

The Executive Director is responsible for the day-to-day administration and operation of 50 Public Housing units, 30 Section 8 site Based units, and 47 +- Vouchers. The HACB current staff includes 2 office personnel with certifications and 2 maintenance personnel with licenses and certifications.  The Executive Director reports to a 5-member Board of Commissioners and serves as the Secretary.

The qualified candidate will provide the leadership and management of the planning, organizing, staffing, direction, and control functions of the agency. Interprets and implements policies approved by the Board and is responsible for the administration of Board policies. The position conforms to a Contract between the Board and the Executive Director. Public Housing experiences is preferred.

Five (5) years’ experience in housing management, community development, public administration, or a closely related field or four (4) years in a significant management capacity at a public housing authority or other similar experience. Must have two (2) years or more of supervisory experience.

Preferred candidate should have financial and operational management skills, property management, Fair Housing with sound business practices and experience in Public Housing.

This position requires a regular on-site presence with established hours as well the flexibility to adapt to changes in work schedules.

Must possess a valid driver’s license and pass a criminal background check. Salary based on qualifications, skills, and experience. Benefits package includes retirement, health, dental, vision, and life insurance.

The Bastrop Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please submit a resume to Bastrop Housing Authority, PO Box 707, Bastrop, Texas 78602 or email woophill@aol.com. For any questions, leave a voice mail @512-627-5229.

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1/5/21
Housing Authority of the City of Fort Collins, Colorado
Housing Manager
Salary: Full Range $80,572 – $134,286

Cutoff:  Until Filled

Ft. Collins, Colorado (167,830). Fort Collins’ Housing Manager is charged with advancing one of the City’s top priorities to develop and implement the City’s Housing Strategic Plan (slated for adoption in February 2021), which includes a draft vision that “Everyone has healthy, stable housing they can afford.” This new position will forge relationships and collaborate with non-profit partners, City departments, and the development and real estate community to develop housing options that are achievable, sustainable and affordable. As an adaptive and strategic thinker, the Housing Manager will assimilate situations and data readily, pivoting as opportunities arise. The Housing Manager leads implementation with an interdisciplinary team of staff, facilitates a team of executives, and is expected to work with and cultivate a strong network of community stakeholders to quickly, and pragmatically, develop affordable housing solutions.  As an organizational and community leader, the Housing Manager will implement the pathway through this complex issue, leveraging opportunities and prior accomplishments to strengthen housing options.

The ideal candidate must have a genuine desire to serve the community of Fort Collins and will seek strategic solutions using knowledge of housing best practices and propose new, dynamic approaches and techniques. Proven communication, interpersonal skills, demonstrated cultural competency, experience centering housing solutions in equity, and the ability to interrelate with a wide variety of people are all important qualities for the Housing Manager. Key success factors are the ability to lead change and garner support for a systems approach, new structures and strategies to ensure a sustainable and equitable living environment for all residents of Fort Collins.

An expanded description of the position accountabilities and requirements are found in the online brochure at www.GovHRJobs.com.

Qualified individuals will be expected to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in sustainability, planning, public health, business, public administration, finance, communications, or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum five years of progressively responsible managerial/administrative experience in affordable housing development and/or management and strategic policy making, including five years of leadership and policy development experience in a highly competitive housing market. Multi-lingual skills are desirable.

Hiring Starting Salary target: $94,210 – $107,429 (full range $80,572 – $134,286) depending on qualifications and experience.  Fort Collins offers an exceptional work environment and benefit package.

Apply online at www.GovHRJobs.com  with resume, cover letter and contact information for 5 professional references. Any questions or inquiries regarding the position can be made to the attention of Kathleen Rush, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, Suite 130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Email: resume@govhrusa.com.  Tel: 847/380-3240.

First review of applications will occur on February 1, 2021; open until filled.

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12/14/20
Alpine Housing Authority
Executive Director
Cutoff: Until Filled

Alpine Housing Authority is seeking a qualified candidate as EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (ED) who reports to a Board of Commissioner of Five Members.  The ED is responsible for over all operations of Alpine Housing Authority: Administration, personnel (1-Case manger, 1 Maintenance), maintenance, management and operations of the Alpine Housing Authority (AHA).  AHA has Fifty PH Units and three sites as well as 50 HCV. Qualifications: Individual will possess strong financial and management skills, experience in public housing preferred, experience in excel, QuickBooks, and will be responsible to submit Federal reports to HUD, self motivated and Management experience a must.  Applications can be obtained at, Alpine Housing Authority: Telephone 432-837-2648 at 1024 N 5th Street, Alpine, TX  79830.  Resumes can be emailed to alpineha@bigbend.net or faxed to 432-837-7256. However applications will still need to be submitted. Must be able to pass a background check. EOE, Open until filled.

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12/3/20
Houston Housing Authority
Housing Specialist
Cutoff: Until Filled

The Houston Housing Authority is accepting applications for the position of Housing Specialist. The duties of this position include a wide range of activities related to determining and documenting participant eligibility, income, rent and contractual relationships with owners in support of the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) operations. The Housing Specialist may perform admissions, re-certifications, interim adjustments, rent increases and deal with both participant and landlord problems.

High school diploma or equivalent required with Three (3) years of experience in public housing, Housing Choice Voucher Program, case management, apartment management, HCVP Call Center, or calculation experience, i.e. loan processing, tax preparation, or other basic accounting experience; or an equivalent combination of college course work and higher education (one (1) year of relevant experience is equivalent to one (1) year of relevant higher education and vice versa).

Salary: $34,900 Annually. Pay period – Biweekly.

Benefits: Pension, Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Paid Time Off & Holidays, Flexible Working Schedule, Gym, Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Assistance Program, Free Parking.

How to Apply:http://www.housingforhouston.com/careers.aspx

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12/1/2020
Housing Authority of the City of Naples, Texas
Executive Director
Cutoff:  12/23/2020

The Naples Housing Authority (NHA) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director.  This position will oversee the administration and operation of the NHA’s 67 Public Housing units, will report to a 5-member Board of Commissioners and serve as its Secretary.  Additional responsibilities include financial and operational management skills, property management, and experience in Public Housing preferred (or must be self-motivated to learn).  Requires knowledge of accounting, budgeting, investments, Fair Housing, sound business practices, strong communication skills, supervisory skills and maintenance.  This position requires a regular on-site presence with established hours as well as flexibility to adapt to a work schedule.  Will be “on call” 24/7.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and pass a criminal background check. Salary based on qualifications, skills and experience.  Benefit package includes retirement, health, dental, long term disability and life insurance.  The Naples Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply please submit an application and/or resume to the Naples  Housing Authority, P.O. Box 100, Naples, Texas 75568-0100, in person 401 Walnut Street (please call for an appointment), Naples, Texas,75568 or by email at anncasey22@yahoo.com. For questions call Ann Casey 903-897-5336.

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