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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4/20/21
Haltom City Housing Authority
Office Manager
Cutoff: Until Filled

Must be bondable.

Accounts Receivable/Payable.

Background checks performed.

Process Annual Reviews by HUD regulations and process applications as needed.

Any other duties asked by the Director.

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4/20/21
Haltom City Housing Authority
Maintenance Janitor
Cutoff: Until Filled

Must have a driver’s license and be able to be insured.

Background checks performed.

Clean office area.

Clean, paint and perform light repairs to vacant units.

Must be able to operate a zero turn mower.

Any other duties asked by the Director or Maintenance Foreman.

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4/15/21
Travis County Housing Authority
Executive Assistant
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, go here.

Interested applicants should email resume to HATCFinance@traviscountytx.gov.

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4/14/21
Lockhart Housing Authority
Executive Director
Cutoff:  Until Filled

Lockhart Housing Authority is seeking a skilled and experienced professional to replace the retiring director.  Under the direction of the Lockhart Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, the Executive Director is responsible for all aspects of the Housing Authority’s operations including administration, management, financial control, intergovernmental affairs and external affairs. The candidate must have the ability to establish and maintain relationships with residents, the local community, local and state government, staff, HUD and the Board of Commissioners. Strong leadership and excellent communication skills are essential.  The candidate must have solid financial and budgetary skills.

A Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration or a related field and five years of experience as a manager or supervisor in the field of public housing is preferred.  Salary will be determined by experience and qualifications and excellent benefits are provided.

Please submit a letter of interest, resume and references to the Lockhart Housing Authority Board of Commissioners at lha@austin.rr.comor mail to P O Box 446, Lockhart, Texas 78644.

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3/30/21
Travis County Housing Authority
Accounting Specialist
Cutoff:  April 15, 2021

For details, go here.

Interested applicants should email resume to HATCFinance@traviscountytx.gov.

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3/30/21
Abilene Housing Authority
2 positions: ROSS Service Coordinator & Compliance/Procurement Coordinator
Cutoff:  Until Filled

If you are interested in either of these positions please visit our website at www.abileneha.org/job-opportunities to view the job descriptions and apply.

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3/30/21
Bexar County Housing Authority
Section 8 HQS Inspector
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, go here.

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3/17/21
Deep East Texas Council of Governments
Quality Control and Data Analyst (Housing)
Cutoff:  Until Filled

For details, go here

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3/4/21
Roby Housing Authority
Part-time Maintenance
Cutoff:  Until Filled

Must have some knowledge in repairs and remodeling.  Will be responsible for make readies.

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3/4/21
Tahoka Housing Authority
Executive Director
Cutoff:  Until Filled

The Executive Director is responsible for the day-to-day administration and operation of 74 Public Housing Units, and overseeing staff and office personnel. The Executive Director reports to a 6-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 Housing Authority, interpret and implement policies approved by the Board and will be responsible for the administration of Board policies. The position conforms to a Contract between the Board and the Executive Director. Public Housing experience is preferred.

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

The position requires a regular on-site presence with established hours, as well as 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 and life insurance.

The Housing Authority of the City of Tahoka is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested applicants should deliver resumes by mail to W. Calloway Huffaker, P.O. Box 968, Tahoka, TX 79373, by email to wch@hhlawtx.com or in person at 1540 Avenue J, Tahoka, Texas.

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3/4/21
San Antonio Housing Authority
President/CEO
Cutoff:  Until Filled

The City of San Antonio (approx. pop. 1.5 million) is the second-largest city in the state of Texas, spanning more than 460 square miles.  The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) has provided housing opportunities to residents for over 80 years and is among the largest housing authorities in the nation.  Governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners, SAHA is a nationally recognized leader in the development of innovative and accessible low-income housing, touching the lives of over 65,000 people in San Antonio.  SAHA owns and manages approximately 6,300 public housing units at 70 properties and 8,000 mixed-income units at 40 properties through non-profit entities and partnerships.  The Authority administers 14,000 Federal Housing Choice (Section 8) rental assistance vouchers.  SAHA has over 500 FTEs, an annual operating budget of $203 million, and a current value of more than $500 million in assets and is a designated “Moving-to-Work” agency.  The President/CEO is appointed by and reports to the Board of Commissioners and is responsible for planning, directing, managing, and reviewing all the administrative activities and operations of SAHA; coordinating program services and activities among Housing Authority departments and with outside agencies; ensuring the financial integrity of the organization; representing the Authority’s interest to the general public, other agencies, levels of government, and other outside interests; and providing highly responsible and complex policy advice and administrative support to the SAHA Board of Commissioners.  The position provides leadership in the development and implementation of the agency’s housing and community development goals, policies, and strategic initiatives, and has oversight of all SAHA staff including several officers which report directly to the President/CEO.  A Bachelor’s degree in Management, Business or Public Administration, Urban Studies, or a related field is required, plus at least ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in the industry, with five (5) years at an executive level of administrative or operational oversight in housing and community development; a Master’s degree is preferred.  Affordable housing finance and development experience, knowledge of public sector regulations and practices, and experience in the real estate and construction industry is a plus.  The starting salary is open and 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 to apply online.  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 resumes are subject to public disclosure.

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2/10/21
Garland Housing Agency
Clerical Office Support – Entry Level
Cutoff:  Until Filled

Position Summary

Responsible for intermediate daily support of: multifunctional business and administrative departmental support, administrative functions and responsibilities as established through departmental needs

Target Hiring Range: $15.03/hr – $18.14/hr

Essential Job Functions

  1. Provide day-to-day, multifunctional business and administrative support.
  2. Respond to general inquiries through answering telephone calls, e-mails or face-to-face communication and direct calls and inquiries to appropriate personnel.
  3. Create, prepare and maintain office files, including filing and updating personnel folders.
  4. Assist with analyzing and maintaining department accounting and budget records. Maintain data to generate reports, presentations, and assist with research and projects.
  5. Send, receive and distribute documents, including faxes and correspondence to appropriate department personnel.
  6. May copy, code, and route P-Card expenditures assigned to the department, as well as, reconcile monthly P-Card statements for staff approval.
  7. May process and maintain department records including invoices, expenses and supply orders.
  8. May provide on-the-job training to lower level staff if required.

Minimum Education & Work Experience

High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.)
2 years related experience
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Knowledge – Abilities & Skills

Education/ Experience:

  • Some college courses completed or training beyond the high school level
  • 2-4 years experience in bookkeeping, accounting, finance, customer service and/or administrative support

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of business practices and procedures
  • Basic to intermediate skills in PC and systems application
  • Good to excellent customer service and telephone etiquette skills
  • Proficient organizational skills
  • Proficient oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to adapt to various working environments
  • Ability to work independently and/or in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision

Licenses & Certifications

Valid Class C Texas driver’s license

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

The incumbent works in a typical office environment; relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards.

Competencies

Adaptability/Flexibility
Communication
Creativity/Innovation
Customer Service
Interpersonal Skills
Productivity
Teamwork

Apply Here

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2/10/21
Houston Housing Authority
Asset Manager
Cutoff:  Until Filled

See description here.

Website to apply: Home – Houston Housing Authority (housingforhouston.com)

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2/9/21
Aspen-Pitkin Housing Authority, Colorado
Executive Director/Department Director
Cutoff:  Until Filled

The Aspen-Pitkin County Housing Authority (APCHA) is seeking an Executive Director/Department Director to lead this long-standing, affordable workforce housing program for the 3,080 deed restricted, and rental housing units in Pitkin County. The unique governance structure of APCHA will benefit from a policy strategist and experienced administrator who appreciates the complexities of a dual jurisdiction-funded program with a policy board of experienced elected officials and appointed members. While
APCHA enjoys the support of the County and City, the Executive Director and staff are employed by the City of Aspen and enjoy all City benefits. The Executive Director is a member of Aspen’s Department Director team.

The APCHA leadership team manages the housing programs to address the challenges of offering affordable workforce housing in a region where the average cost of housing is $5,400,000. Demonstrating expertise in working with multiple jurisdictions, the Executive Director will provide leadership and collaborative day-to-day decision making for all APCHA’s areas of responsibility including:

  • Real Estate Sales and Rentals of the programs 3,000+ affordable workforce housing units;
  • Qualification of potential renters and buyers for APCHA’s portfolio of affordable workforce housing units, as well as contract qualification services for area workforce housing partners;
  • Enforcement of deed restrictions, in collaboration with APCHA’s Compliance Manager and APCHA’s attorney; and
  • Property Management for city-owned properties.

As a flexible thought leader, the Executive Director will balance everyday management challenges and long-term strategy, engaging City and County leaders in addressing divergent issues.

Qualified individuals will be expected to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in community planning, public health, business, public administration, finance, or related field.Master’s degree desirable.
  • Minimum five years of progressively responsible managerial/administrative experience in public administration, community development, planning, affordable public housing programs and/or management and strategic policy making, including five years of supervisory or leadership and policy development experience. Experience with affordable housing programs is preferred but not required.
  • The ability to secure a Colorado driver’s license within 30 days and successfully complete a criminal background check.

Salary range is $106,683-$149,884 depending on qualifications and experience.  The City of Aspen provides competitive compensation with a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance; health saving and flexible spending accounts; 401(a) employer retirement contributions, paid time off; tuition reimbursement assistance; and well- being incentives.  The City also provides employees with options related to transitional housing (6 months) and possible relocation assistance.

Candidates shall apply electronically at www.govHRJobs.comwith resume, cover letter and contact information for five professional references to Kathleen Rush, GOVHRUSA. Tel: 847/380-3240.  First look of applications will occur on 2/19/21; position open until filled.

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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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