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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10/22/20
Midland Housing Authority
Night Attendant Position
Cutoff: Until Filled

The Housing Authority of the City of Midland is accepting applications to fill an On-Site Night Attendant position. We currently have 185 units located at 2 properties.

  • Helpful qualifications in applicant selection include:
    The Night Attendant will be required to sign and comply with the lease used by every tenant of the Authority. Ability to keep a log of activities/reports to ensure facility is Decent, Safe and Sanitary
  • Ability to work well with the public and elderly/disabled individuals.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with valid Identification
  • Pass background check and drug test
  • Able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language (Bilingual in Spanish a plus)

Interested persons may apply at the Housing Authority Office. 700 W. Scharbauer Drive, Midland, Texas 79705. M-F (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

Call: 432-682-0011 Ext 206 or email: info@comha.org

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10/22/20
Midland Housing Authority
Full-Time/Part-Time Maintenance Position
Cutoff: Until Filled

The Housing Authority of the City of Midland is accepting applications to fill a maintenance position. We currently have 185 units located at 2 properties.

  • Helpful qualifications/experience in applicant selection include:
    Knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, apartment make ready and ability to perform all task to ensure facility is Decent, Safe and Sanitary.
  • Ability to work well with co-workers, elderly/disabled residents, stay organized, take inventory, receive/document service request and wiliness to learn new skills.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with a valid Driver’s License
  • Pass background check and drug test
  • Able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language (Bilingual in Spanish a plus)

Interested persons may apply at the Housing Authority Office. 700 W. Scharbauer Drive, Midland, Texas 79705. M-F (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

Call: 432-682-0011 Ext 206 or email: info@comha.org

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Jacksonville Housing Authority
Executive Director

Cutoff:   11/2/20

The Jacksonville Housing Authority (JHA) is seeking résumé’s from qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director (ED).   No interviews will be scheduled without a résumé submission.

The selected individual will oversee the daily administration and operation of JHA’s Housing Choice Voucher program, which is currently approved for 207 vouchers.   Jacksonville’s ED reports to a five-member Board of Commissioners and supervises two caseworkers (one full-time and one part-time).

Applicant must possess outstanding and proven financial and operational management skills and experience within the affordable, multi-family property management industry including prior experience in HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher / Section 8 program is highly preferred.  Requires knowledge of accounting, financial management, budgeting, investments, Fair Housing knowledge, Federal and State Labor Laws and sound business practices.    The position requires leadership qualities, strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills and sound business practices.   English language proficiency is required and proficiency in a second language, such as Spanish, would be a welcome addition to the résumé.  In addition, a regular on-site presence with established hours as well as flexibility to adapt work schedule for special appointments and emergencies.

A minimum of five years of direct, verifiable and successful experience in a management role in the affordable housing industry is required.   Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Real Estate Management, or related field is preferred.   Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which, in the sole determination of the Housing Authority, constitutes the required knowledge and abilities, may be substituted for the education requirement.  Education, however, is not a suitable substitute for appropriate experience.

SALARY:  Commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience.   Requires applicant to pass a credit check, Federal/National criminal background investigation and must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

If interested, please send resume to:

gailb@jhatx.org

or

Jacksonville Housing Authority
PO Box 8457
Jacksonville, TX    75766

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10/5/20
Bastrop Housing Authority
Program Director
Cutoff:  Until Filled

The Bastrop Housing Authority (BHA) is seeking qualified individual for the position of Program Director. This position serves as administrative support to the Executive Director and is responsible for overseeing the daily administration and operation of BHA’s Public Housing Program (50 Units), Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program (45 Vouchers), Multifamily Housing Program (30 Units). The Program Director serves as the liaison between the Executive Director and the employees, the clients and the public.

Applicant must possess outstanding and proven financial and operational management skills and experience within the affordable, multi-family property management industry.  Requires knowledge of accounting, financial management, budgeting, investments, Fair Housing knowledge and sound business practices.  A minimum of five years of direct, verifiable, and successful experience in a management role in the affordable housing industry required with prior experience in HUD Public Housing and Section 8 highly preferred.

SALARY:  Commensurate with qualifications, skills, and experience. Full Benefit package including retirement, health, dental, life insurance.

Requires applicant to pass a credit check, Federal/National criminal background investigation, and must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

Bastrop Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. Section 3 residents encouraged to apply.

To Apply: Access application/and job description online at http://bastropha.org or call 512-321-3398 to request an application. Applications and resumes may be submitted to electronically to b_spencer@austin.rr.com (use subject: Program Director Position) or sent by regular mail to: Bastrop Housing Authority, Attn: Brandy Spencer, Executive Director, PO Box 707, Bastrop, TX 78602.  Offer is open until filled.

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9/28/20
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: $ 31,000 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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9/15/20
Tahoka Housing Authority
Maintenance
Cutoff:  Until filled

Tahoka is currently accepting applications to fill a full-time maintenance position.

Helpful qualifications/experience in Applicant selection include knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, sheet rock repair, painting and apartment make-ready.

Ability to work well with co-workers, residents, wiliness to learn new skills. Stay organized, focused, receive/document service request, dependable, punctual, and be on call after working hours.

Must be a U.S. Citizen with a valid Driver’s License.

>  Pass background check.

>  High School Diploma or GED

>  Able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

>  Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus.

>  This is a full-time position with paid health vision and dental insurance. Weekends and Holidays off, on-call schedule for after hours emergencies only. Work vehicle provided with the necessary tools and equipment.

Position will remain open until filled. Applications can be picked up at 1400 Ave. K in Tahoka
during our regular office hours.

Please Contact Tahoka Housing Authority at (806) 561-4716 for more information.

Our office hours are Monday-Thursday 8:00AM-12:00PM and 1:00PM-4:00PM.

Tahoka Housing Authority is an EOE.

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9/11/20
Eagle Pass Housing Authority

  1. HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST
    Cutoff:  Until filled

Responsible for Personnel and Risk Management for the Agency. HR Specialist job duties include preparing or updating employment records related to hiring, transferring, promoting and terminating; explaining human resources policies, procedures, laws and standards to new and existing employees; ensuring new hire paperwork is completed and processed; is responsible for screening interviewing and placing workers; handle employee relations, payroll benefits, and training. A HR Specialist job includes staffing, development, compensation, safety and health, and employee and labor relations. This position also serves as Administrative Assistant to Executive Director.

Bachelor’s degree in management and/or human resources management, or other related discipline from an accredited college or university. Four (4) years’ experience in a human resources capacity and administrative areas of management.  An  equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

We welcome Section 3 (Public Housing, Section 8, and/or low income) persons to apply for these equal employment opportunities.

  1. ASSET (PROPERTY) MANAGER
    Cutoff: Until filled

Responsible for management, operations, and admissions for one or more Asset (residential property) Management Projects (AMPs) in the Agency’s low rent housing programs.  The Asset Manager is responsible for direct budget preparation, monitoring budgets, preparing reports of activities and fiscal status, monitoring operating practices and procedures, and recommending changes to promote efficiency, supervising, evaluating performance, and training site personnel.

Associates degree in Public Administration or related and 2 years of experience in management/supervisory or in an administrative capacity in property management.  A combination of education and experience will be considered.

We welcome Section 3 (Public Housing, Section 8, and/or low income) persons to apply for these equal employment opportunities.

For job descriptions and applications contact

Mary Velasquez
Interim Executive Director
Eagle Pass Housing Authority
2095 Main St., Eagle Pass, TX  78852
mvelasquez@eaglepassha.com
(830) 773-3325

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9/9/20
Devine Housing Authority
Executive Director
Cutoff:  Until Filled

The Devine Housing Authority (DHA) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director.  This position will oversee the administration and operation of the DHA’s 70 Public Housing units and 50 Section 8 Voucher 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 and Section 8 preferred.  Requires knowledge of accounting, budgeting, investments, Fair Housing, sound business practices, strong communication skills and maintenance.  This position requires a regular on-site presence with established hours as well as flexibility to adapt to a work schedule.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and pass a criminal background check. Salary commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience.  Benefit package includes retirement, health, dental and life insurance.  The Devine Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply please submit an application and resume to the Devine Housing Authority, 210 S. Upson, Devine, TX 78016 or by email at devineha@sbcglobal.net or fax to 830-665-2831.

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