Employment

CHARLOTTESVILLE REDEVELOPMENT & HOUSING AUTHORITY

Asset Manager:

Who we are:

We are the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority. For more than 60 years, CRHA has served as Central Virginia’s premiere “housing of first opportunity” provider, helping our residents build bright futures for themselves, their families and their community. At CRHA, relationships matter!

Who we seek:

CRHA is pleased to announce a unique opportunity for an individual who has a true passion for low income housing management, and who truly understands what it means to lead through relationship. We seek a mission driven, solutions oriented individual who can embrace our Residents First! operational philosophy as they work to partner with our residents and manage our housing portfolio. A CRHA Asset Manager must be able to understand the “big picture” mission of our organization while planning, organizing, implementing and performing program-related activities in the operation and management of federally subsidized housing communities. Our ideal candidate will have experience in Public Housing program management and HUD regulatory administration, but will also understand that our greatest assets are the residents we serve.

If you’re looking for a career that will help improve lives, build better relationships and change the face of public housing, come join CRHA as we seek to lead the way!

A detailed job description and application guidance can be found at: www.charlottesville.org/housing

 

Virginia Beach Department of Housing and Neighborhood Preservation 


Volunteer & Community Resource Coordinator

The Virginia Beach Department of Housing and Neighborhood Preservation is seeking a person with experience coordinating volunteer programs to serve as Volunteer & Community Resource Coordinator (Housing Program Coordinator) at the Housing Resource Center. For more information and to apply, visit http://www.vbgovcareers.com

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Housing Program Coordinator

Virginia Beach Department of Housing and Neighborhood Preservation is searching for an innovative, creative, independent person to work towards achieving the city’s goals for affordability and the preservation and enhancement of existing housing as a Housing Program Coordinator. For more information and to apply, visit http://www.vbgovcareers.com

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Assistant Deputy Director of Operations (Conventional)
(Director of Field Operations – Public Housing)
Housing Authority of Baltimore City

The Assistant Deputy Director of Operations (Conventional) position at the Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) offers an opportunity to contribute to the day-to-day and long-term viability of the nation’s fifth-largest public housing authority. The HABC provides safe, high-quality affordable housing to over 25,000 residents in public and subsidized housing. The HABC seeks to maintain a vibrant and diverse community by providing residents with access to housing in safe, livable, and decent neighborhoods.

Position Summary:

The Assistant Deputy Director of Operations will direct Property Managers throughout HABC’s housing portfolio in developing and achieving occupancy, collections, maintenance, and program compliance objectives. The incumbent is responsible for long and short-term strategic goal-setting within the Housing Operations Division. The ideal candidate will demonstrate considerable independence, evaluative thinking, written and oral communication skills, and property management expertise. The candidate’s skills and knowledge should include familiarity with HUD’s Moving to Work (MTW) program.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, directing, monitoring, and evaluating BHA’s public housing services.

  • Recommending and implementing Authority goals, objectives, policies, and procedures regarding the administration of conventional housing programs. 

  • Directing the work of staff including: assigning, planning, and reviewing work, evaluating work performance and completing performance evaluations, coordinating activities, maintaining standards, allocating personnel, selecting new employees, training, acting on employee problems, and recommending and implementing discipline.

  • Conducting budget development and forecasting.

  • Ensuring compliance with local, state and federal laws, and rules and regulations related to conventional housing and programmatic areas of responsibility.

  • Developing and maintaining cooperative relationships with resident organizations.


Desired Education, Background & Competencies

  • BA/BS in public administration, business administration, social science, or a related field. 

  • Eight (8) years of increasingly responsible administrative experience in the planning, development, implementation, and operation of housing management and maintenance services associated with the administration of government-funded, low-income housing assistance programs. 

  • At least four (4) years of the required experience must be in a supervisory or management capacity. 

  • Possession of a valid Maryland driver’s license and automobile insurability by the Authority’s insurance carrier.


An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities may be considered.


Compensation and Benefits

Compensation is commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package offered.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter with salary history to Human Capital Initiatives by email: recruit@humancapitalinitiatives.com. Please include the job title “Assistant Deputy Director of Operations (Conventional)” in the subject line of your email.  Do not contact the HABC directly regarding this position. Candidate information will be kept confidential.

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. Minorities, individuals with disabilities, and others are encouraged to apply.

Senior Real Estate Development Officer

VHDLLC is the development arm of the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA). Established in 2010, Virginia Housing Development (VHDLLC) has been successful in continuing ARHA’s earlier efforts of finding visionary alternatives to the sobering realities of the affordable housing crisis. VHDLLC has been effective in structuring complex multi-tiered financing deals, which has resulted in ARHA being recognized as an Experienced LIHTC Developer by the state housing finance agency. ARHA recognizes the need to enhance the technical strength of the VHDLLC staff, and is seeking to identify a highly-skilled, organized, real estate savvy and solutions-driven individual to fill the following position:

Senior Real Estate Development Officer
Please visit our website at www.ARHA.US

Piedmont Housing Alliance

Chief Executive Officer

Summary 

Piedmont Housing Alliance, a dynamic Charlottesville-based non-profit organization with a 34 year history of creating affordable housing opportunities in Central Virginia, is seeking a highly qualified professional to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer. This is an exceptional opportunity for a skilled and creative leader to work with a strong team to create positive change in our community. The CEO is responsible for the overall management of the organization and reports to the Board of Directors. 

The Organization 

Piedmont Housing Alliance’s mission is to create housing opportunities and build community through education, lending, and development. Piedmont Housing offers a unique continuum of services, resources, and properties to address the urgent need for more affordable housing for low and moderate income families in this high-cost housing area. Piedmont Housing Alliance is a HUD-approved Housing Counseling Agency, a state-certified Community Housing Development Agency (CHDO), and a US Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). Since 1983, the organization has been a leader in building and managing affordable housing, providing financial education and housing counseling to families struggling to make ends meet, and offering creative financial resources to support asset-building and affordable home ownership. Piedmont Housing has developed affordable rental housing for more than 410 families, provided financial education to more than 4,000 clients, helped more than 870 first-time homebuyers, and provided more than $8.75 million in down payment financing. Our long-term goals include the creation of 1,000 homes for the benefit of low and moderate-income families and the transformational, mixed-income, mixed-use, resident-engaged redevelopment of Friendship Court Apartments. Piedmont Housing has 22 employees and an annual budget of $2 million. 

Responsibilities 

 Provides strong leadership for a dynamic organization involved in a wide variety of activities related to affordable housing. 

 Maintains excellent working relationship with Board of Directors. 



 Builds and maintains strong working relationships with units of local and state government to advance the mission of Piedmont Housing and provide for its ongoing support. 

 Builds and maintains strong working relationships with both for-profit and not-for-profit partners to advance the mission of Piedmont Housing. 

 Builds and maintains strong working relationships with foundations, donors and other benefactors of the organization to assure ongoing support of the organization and its mission. 

 Leads the planning functions for the organization including strategic planning, program planning and project planning. 

 Oversees all aspects of human resource management including but not limited to hiring and termination, developing position descriptions, setting compensation, and communication with employees. 

 Assures the financial viability of the organization through budgeting, fundraising and resource allocation. 

 Oversees the day-to-day work of the organization and the evaluation of the same through interaction with supervisors and line staff. 

 Represents the organization at public events and functions and in the media. 

 Develops and maintains relationships with lenders, investors and others to further the work of affordable housing development. 

 Manages finance and accounting staff to assure timely completion of financial reports for internal use and for grant reporting purposes and the orderly work of that department. 

 Manages property management staff to assure the health and safety of residents and the protection of the company’s affordable housing assets. 

 Manages project development staff to assure effective acquisition, preservation, and production of affordable housing. 


Experience, Skills, and Qualifications 

 Extensive experience in the low-income housing field, including subsidized rent programs (Section 8), low income housing tax credit program (LIHTC), housing and credit counseling, low interest mortgage financing, down payment assistance lending, housing rehabilitation, and other services to ensure access to decent housing for low to moderate income residents. 

 Project development experience, particularly in the area of multi-family apartment construction and renovation. 

 Fundraising experience for capital projects and/or social service provision. 

 Strong understanding of rental, home purchase, and home loan industries. 

 Strong working knowledge of non-profit management. 



 Exceptional managerial and leadership skills and the ability to teach, train, mentor, evaluate and motivate staff. 

 Team building skills necessary to the good functioning of a multi-disciplined, diverse and dynamic organization. 

 Demonstrated ability to motivate and hold peers and direct reports accountable to performance measures. 

 Ability to work with multiple stakeholders and partners to execute complex projects. 

 Knowledge of affordable housing and community development. 

 Public relations and fundraising knowledge/experience; able to engage diverse donors, decision makers, clients and investors. 

 Strong understanding of grant application processes, complying with funding and certification regulations, and managing budgets. 

 Must be able to plan, prioritize, and strategize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment. 

 Demonstrated ability to work productively and communicate effectively with fellow staff, Board members, clients, state and local government officials, and partner colleagues. 

 Good decision making skills, with the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and implement the best solution to solve problems or challenges. 

 Enthusiasm, good attitude, trustworthiness, personal integrity and honesty. 

 Self-motivated, with a dedication to keeping up to date technically and applying new knowledge. 


 Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree is preferred; minimum of ten (10) years of supervisory experience in a non-profit or for-profit organization; any similar combination of education and experience. 

Applicants should send a resume, with cover letter, names and contact information for professional references, and salary history/salary requirements by March 24th to: coliva@piedmonthousing.org with “Search Committee” in the subject line. 

Piedmont Housing Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Lender, and Housing Organization. 

Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 

Description: The Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (SRHA) is a medium-
sized, nationally recognized organization with responsibility for 466 public housing units, 1,021 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) units and 12 units of intermediary housing for the mentally disabled.

SRHA is seeking a highly qualified individual for the position of Executive Director to succeed the agency's current long term Executive Director who is retiring after 20 years. 

Candidates must have demonstrated progressively significant Executive/CEO leadership or business achievement. This position reports to the SRHA Board of Commissioners. Salary and benefits are negotiable. Submit cover letter, resumer, three (3) professional references and an original SRHA employment application to: 

Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority
ATTN: Mari Reyes, Executive Assistant/Human Resources
530 East Pinner Street
Suffolk, VA 23434

Application materials must be received by June 1, 2017, by close of business (5:00 p.m.)

SRHA applications and full job descriptions are available at www.suffolkrha.org. 

For more information, contact Mari Reyes at (757) 539-2100 ext. 102 or email at mreyes@suffolkrha.org.


CHESAPEAKE REDEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AUTHORITY

POSITION VACANCY NOTICE

POSITION: HCV Case Manager

SALARY RANGE: $32,500 – 49,452

CLOSING: open until filled

Apply CRHA 1468 South Military Highway, Chesapeake 23320, (757) 523-0401, or hearing impaired use VA Relay 7*1*1, Fax (757) 523-1601 or e-mail nancy_tarkenton@crhava.org. EOE, preference given to qualified Section 3 residents.                                      

Position Summary: Under general supervision of the HCV Coordinator, performs responsible technical and professional work in Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV) Case Management.  Work involves moderately difficult administrative duties and requires the use of independent judgement and initiative ensuring that HUD and HCV policies and regulations are met.   

Essential Job Functions

The statements contained here reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the work load.

  1. Processes interim and annual re-certifications for HCV participants.
  2. Prepares HUD forms, reports, and tenant notices.  Relays information to tenants concerning the programs and their operations.
  3. Maintains client files and computes rent calculations.
  4. Coordinates the execution of HAP contracts between landlords and the Authority.
  5. Performs daily data entry on re-certifications, etc.
  6. Assists program participants with locating housing units, evaluating the suitability of the prospective units, and mediates lease negotiations when needed.
  7. Communicates with property owners concerning compliance with housing quality standards.
  8. Plans, coordinates, and compiles data necessary to implement rent reasonableness analysis, payment standards, and utility allowances adjustments.
  9. Enforces CRHA’s policies and HUD rules and regulations.
  10. Performs related duties as required.

Required Knowledge and Abilities

  1. Thorough knowledge of HUD-established housing quality standards.
  2. Considerable knowledge of building and grounds construction and maintenance.
  3. Knowledge of regulations governing HCV activities.
  4. Skill in recognizing and solving interpersonal problems concerning residents of HCV units.
  5. Ability to perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy.
  6. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports and statements.
  7. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  8. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees, clients, and the public.

Physical Requirements

  1. Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines including computers, copiers, printers, facsimile machines, telephones, etc. 
  2. Must be able to work, stoop, kneel, crawl, push, pull, move, or carry objects or materials such as files, computer printouts, reports, office supplies, etc.

Minimum Education, Training, and/or Experience

  1. Graduation from high school, supplemented by training in counseling and/or office functions.
  2. One (1) or two (2) years experience in general clerical work or apartment management. Experience in building inspection work desirable.  Experience in Federally-assisted property management, HUD/HCV programs desirable.
  3. Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements

  1. Possession of a valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver's license.
  2. Must be bondable. 
  3. Must pass a criminal background check.
  4. Must pass HCV certification exam within one (1) to two (2) years of appointment.

Performance Norms

The following performance norms are to be utilized as a method for evaluating performance of the employee(s) in this classification.  The performance norms listed highlight the required performance indicators and are not intended to be the sole indicators of employee performance.  Performance will be evaluated annually as well as ongoing through daily supervision and random quality control inspections. Performance norms represent the minimum requirements for the position.  Documented performance in excess of the norms may qualify the employee for merit pay and failure to meet performance norms may result in disciplinary actions, including, but not limited to, dismissal.

  1. Collects timely data regarding income/expenses/assets/deductions accurately 98% of the time.

  1. Re-certifications are completed within 45-90 days of renewal.

  1. Move-in program participants are processed within 5 business days of receipt of the Request For Lease Approval.

  1. Responds appropriately to all inquiries and returns phone calls within two working days.

  1. Reports problems to the Intake/Occupancy HCV Program Coordinator as needed.

  1. Treats clients and landlords in a respectful manner.

  1. Dispenses appropriate and accurate information.

  1. Performs job duties as needed to ensure that HCV Programs are leased up at 97%.

  1. Calculations are done accurately and on time for re-certifications and interim certifications.

  1. Ensures that recommendations for check holds or abatements are made for appropriate reasons.

  1. All data is input on MLS by deadlines and all data is 98% accurate.

  1. Performs work in compliance with HUD regulations and CRHA Administrative Plans.

  1. Required reports are thorough, concise, and timely 95% of the time.

  1. Housing directives are implemented according to established timeframes 95% of the time.

  1. Tenant files are maintained according to established procedure 95% of the time.

  1. HUD Forms 50058 forms are computed accurately and in a timely manner 95% of the time.  

  1. Errors on HUD Forms 50058 are corrected and resubmitted accurately and in a timely manner 98% of the time.

  1. Obtains Rent Reasonableness comparable data and inputs this data into the database 95% of the time.

  1. Documents rent reasonableness for units leased (at initial leasing and annually thereafter) according to CRHA policy 95% of the time.

  1. Conducts HQS inspections within 7 calendar days of receipt of Request for Lease Approval 95% of the time.

  1. Ensures that units under HAP contract pass HQS inspection before the beginning date of the assisted lease term 100% of the time.

  1. Ensures that HAP payments are terminated in accordance with the Administrative Plan if HQS violations are not corrected 100% of the time.

  1. Treats customers, employees, vendors, and contractors with respect.

  1. Performs all duties to the highest of customer service standards.

NEWPORT NEWS REDEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AUTHORITY

Newport News, VA

PVA #03-17 

TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority, 227 27th St., Newport News, VA 23607. ALL APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, RELIGION, SEX, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, HANDICAP OR AGE or any other category protected by law. THIS IS A SECTION 3 COVERED ACTIVITY.

All positions require post-offer pre-employment drug testing.  Applicants selected for hire will receive a conditional offer of employment and be referred for pre-employment drug testing. 

Posted: 01/24/17 – Deadline: 02/07/17  


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS TECHNICIAN

Administrative Services 

Salary: $37,330.59 per year

Status: Full-Time Regular Position


GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

Performs difficult technical work administering and managing the computer applications (software) of the Authority.  Oversees the acquisition, installation, maintenance and training for all personal computer and system applications.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Information Technology Officer. 

TYPICAL TASKS: (Examples Only)

  • Performs direct management and administration of Authority’s central data processing system;
  • Assists in the acquisition, installation and maintenance of all personal computer software;
  • Resolves computer application problems by troubleshooting, determining nature of problem and taking appropriate action;
  • Initiates and follows up on calls to software technical support agencies to ensure problem resolution;
  • Researches, makes recommendations and tests new programs, applications and reports;
  • Schedules host computer system operation through coordination with other departments;
  • Schedules, directs and performs in-house training for all staff on new and existing computer applications and coordinates staff requests for formal training;
  • Reviews and adapts computer software application to comply with Authority and HUD required policies;
  • Creates special management reports as requested by various departments;
  • Keeps abreast of Authority program rules, regulations and changes as mandated by HUD;
  • Assists in planning, organizing and directing the Authority’s information technology programs and operations;
  • Directs operational procedures of computer software used by all authorized personnel.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of management information systems and information technology initiatives.  
  • Thorough knowledge of computer systems applications, their development and interrelationships.
  • Thorough knowledge of database administration and the use of Microsoft Excel;
  • Thorough knowledge of modern office practices and of standard office equipment;
  • Strong ability to plan, organize and self-direct accomplishment of a wide variety of critical, time constrained projects concurrently;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials and associates.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree with major course work in computer science or related field and a minimum of 2 years experience in information systems.  Experience with UNIX and LINUX desired.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Physical Activity
  • Medium work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Requires frequent sitting.
  • Requires repetitive motion and/or level of manual dexterity sufficient to operate, computer keyboard, telephone, facsimile machine, calculator and other office equipment.
  • Requires occasional climbing of stairs, stooping, kneeling and crouching.
  • Sensory Requirements
  • Vocal communication required to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word.
  • Hearing perception required to perceive information at normal spoken work levels.
  • Visual acuity is required to prepare and analyze written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, to determine accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of work, for operation of office equipment and motor vehicles, and to observe general surroundings and activities.

Environmental Conditions

  • None: The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Special Requirements:

  • Possession of a valid appropriate driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the ability to maintain insurability under the vehicle insurance policy of the Authority is required.

NEWPORT NEWS REDEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AUTHORITY

Newport News, VA

PVA #04-17 

TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority, 227 27th St., Newport News, VA 23607. ALL APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, RELIGION, SEX, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, HANDICAP OR AGE or any other category protected by law. THIS IS A SECTION 3 COVERED ACTIVITY.

All positions require post-offer pre-employment drug testing.  Applicants selected for hire will receive a conditional offer of employment and be referred for pre-employment drug testing. 

Posted: 01/24/17 – Deadline: 02/07/17  

SPECIAL PROJECTS COORDINATOR

Community Development

Hiring Range: $33,192- $54,767 per year

Status: Full-Time Regular Position


GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

Performs difficult professional level work planning, organizing and coordinating redevelopment activities and projects including acquisition, relocation and demolition activities. Reports to Community Development Director.

TYPICAL TASKS: (Examples Only)

  • Coordinates tasks of redevelopment process; (i.e. property acquisition, relocation, demolition);
  • Prepares, develops, and maintains Environment Review Records for compliance with HUD part 58 requirements;
  • Performs site visits to assess lot conditions and oversee work performed by vendors/contractors for compliance with, and satisfactory completion of, ground maintenance and demolition contracts;
  • Coordinates demolition projects for both the NNRHA and City of Newport News;
  • Coordinates with contractors for the maintenance of vacant lots;
  • Performs administrative duties such as; completing and maintaining project status reports, assisting in the preparation of bid documents, completing purchase order and contractor pay requests, maintaining electronic and paper filing, corresponding via email;
  • Inspects properties for compliance with HUD’s Uniform Physical Conditions Standards;
  • Maintains budget associated with lot maintenance and prepares quarterly report to the city for the same, Communicates project status and updates to both the city as well as the general public;
  • Coordinate the relocation of dis-located residents;
  • Plans, schedules, coordinates and attends community meetings;
  • Perform related tasks as required. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Thorough knowledge of state and federal laws dealing with redevelopment and community development; general knowledge of federal regulations relating to Community Development Block Grant and housing activities; ability to conduct independent research and prepare complex reports; ability of establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, the general public and news media; ability to present ideas clearly and effectively both orally and in writing. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, finance or related field and considerable experience (a minimum of 4 years) in Real Estate, Redevelopment, and or Housing Management.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Physical Activity

Ability to access all units, common areas, grounds, and construction/modernization sites for inspection purposes; ability to work/inspect in wet, damp, hot, cold or dusty places; ability to work while standing or walking for extended periods of time; ability to work, move or carry objects or materials such as files, computer printouts, reports, calculator, pencils, legal pads, plans, etc.; ability to stoop, bend, kneel, or climb ladders in order gain access to work areas.

Sensory Requirements

  • Vocal communication required to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word.
  • Hearing perception required to perceive information at normal spoken work levels.
  • Visual acuity is required to prepare and analyze written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, to determine accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of work, for operation of office equipment and motor vehicles, and to observe general surroundings and activities.

Environmental Conditions

None: The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Possession of a valid appropriate driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the ability to maintain insurability under the vehicle insurance policy of the Authority is required.

NEWPORT NEWS REDEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AUTHORITY

Newport News, VA

PVA #28-16 

TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority, 227 27th St., Newport News, VA 23607. ALL APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, RELIGION, SEX, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, HANDICAP OR AGE or any other category protected by law. THIS IS A SECTION 3 COVERED ACTIVITY.

All positions require post-offer pre-employment drug testing.  Applicants selected for hire will receive a conditional offer of employment and be referred for pre-employment drug testing. 

Posted: 12/29/17 – Deadline: 02/03/17  

PHYSICAL ASSETS COORDINATOR

P&A Housing

Hiring Range: $46,705 - $77,063 per year

Status: Full-Time Regular Position


GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

Performs complex technical and administrative work coordinating the Authority’s property maintenance programs:  Plans, coordinates, and oversees the scheduling, execution and monitoring of routine and preventive maintenance of Authority owned and managed housing, the activities of property maintenance staff; develops maintenance training; undertakes related asset management programs and duties to enhance the quality and efficiency of maintenance activities and protect Authority housing assets.  Coordinates activities with the maintenance staff, other divisions and with outside agencies.  Work is performed under the general direction of the Director of Housing Operations.


TYPICAL TASKS: 

  • Collaborates with each Property Manager and Maintenance Supervisor and other site staff to establish maintenance priorities, refines maintenance techniques, establishes completion timeframes and insures quality control of routine and non-routine maintenance in individual projects;  
  • Assists in the scheduling and monitoring of maintenance and, as needed assists/instructs individual maintenance staff in the completion of required work, including repairs to occupied apartments, refurbishment of vacated units and work undertaken after hours on an emergency basis;  
  • Monitors and assesses costs to insure that work is carried out within the established budget parameters; 
  • Provides technical assistance to maintenance supervisors and lead mechanics on technical matters;
  • Meets with representatives of outside agencies (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Newport News Codes and Compliance, Contractors, etc.) to discuss and resolve problems;
  • Visits multi-family communities and work sites to observe conditions and work progress associated with unit turnover and outstanding work orders;
  • Undertakes special assignments from the Director of Housing Operations;
  • Serves as the lead staff person on apartments placed in safety status due to fires or other unusual situations;
  • Participates as a team member for special projects and meetings;
  • Serves as the lead person on reviewing the completion status of 504 requests;
  • Establishes immediate and long term preventive maintenance objectives consistent with overall goals of the Authority.  Relates needed work to Federal Housing Quality Standards and scheduled inspections by HUD, VHDA and equity investors, as applicable.  Monitors the achievement of activities relative to established goals and objectives;
  • Assists the Director of Housing Operations and the respective property manager in the preparation of the property’s annual operating budget;
  • Conducts monthly reviews of each projects expenditures, plans and monitors maintenance activities to ensure that costs are consistent with the approved budget; recommends, as needed, budgetary adjustments to reconcile actual with projected budget targets;
  • Recommends, plans, coordinates and monitors non-routine maintenance efforts to insure the long-term viability of each Authority asset; works closely with the Director of Housing Operations and other Authority staff and departments to develop recommendations for capital improvement items for the annual PHA plan;
  • Inspects completed work and, in the case of repairs to occupied apartments, conducts interviews of residents and maintenance technicians in a continuous assessment of maintenance needs and, as needed, to adjust established goals;
  • Conducts monthly reviews of the Preventive Maintenance Plan with the Property Manager and Maintenance Supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Extensive knowledge of principles, methods and practices of financial and personnel administration and management:  knowledge of the general operations, purposes, policies and regulations of the housing management industry including knowledge of the local, state, and federal laws.
  • Extensive knowledge of managerial responsibilities including developing and implementing departmental programs, monitoring programs and analyzing operational processes.
  • Some knowledge of financial management practices associated with housing management operations;
  • Thorough knowledge of report preparation techniques and procedures;
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and evaluate professional and technical reports, and other documents;  
  • Thorough knowledge of interviewing skills, records maintenance, and scheduling;
  • Thorough knowledge of business methods;
  • Thorough knowledge of various grades and qualities of a variety of materials, supplies and equipment used in housing maintenance management;
  • Considerable knowledge of the operation of a computer and related peripheral equipment and various types of input and output media;
  • Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of several separate operating units engaged in a variety of financial, personnel and related activities;
  • Ability to write program narratives, budgets, develops statistics and other supporting data;
  • Ability to express ideas, prepare and submit clear, concise and accurate reports orally and in writing;
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with associates, officials, subordinates and the general public;
  • Ability to make small group presentations;
  • Considerable knowledge of UPCS/REAC standards.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in business or public administration, construction maintenance or related field.  Considerable knowledge of finance and budgeting (including asset management) and a minimum of 5 years experience in the field of asset management or building management including a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience. Considerable knowledge of hazardous materials management.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

Physical Requirements

  • Lift 75 lbs. intermittently.  Exertion of up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of forces constantly to move objects.  Requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, fingering, grasping, feeling, and repetitive motions of wrists, hand and/or fingers.

Sensory Requirements

  • Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of spoken word.
  • Ability to perceive information at normal spoken work levels.  
  • Visual Acuity for depth perception, color perception, and night vision; to prepare and analyze written or computer data; to conduct visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts; to use measuring devices, for assembly or fabrication of parts at or within arm’s length; for the operation of machines, motor vehicles, or equipment; to determine accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of work; and to observe general surroundings and activities.

Environmental Conditions

  • Worker is subject to both inside (protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes) and outside (no effective protection from weather) environmental conditions.
  • Worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.  
  • Worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
  • Worker is subject to oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.
  • Worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear personal protective equipment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Possession of a valid appropriate driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the ability to maintain insurability under the vehicle insurance policy of the Authority are required.  This position may require overtime and on-call assignments.

Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority 

Part Time HQS Inspector: 

Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority is seeking an experienced and motivated individual to perform professional and technical housing inspection work for the Housing Choice Voucher (section 8) program following established procedures and guidelines.  Requires 1-2 years inspection experience, rental housing quality standards certification form Nan McKay, NAHRO or other accredited organization, and HS/GED with 2 years college level coursework. Must possess a valid VA driver’s license.  $15.63 per hour starting range.

Application and full job description available at www.crhava.org.

Apply to CRHA, 1468 S. Military Hwy Chesapeake, VA 23320, or to nancy_tarkenton@crhava.org, hearing impaired 523-1316 or VA Relay 711, Fax (757) 523-1601. Position open until filled. EOE; Preference given to qualified Section 3 Residents



Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Position Vacancy: HVAC/Maintenance Mechanic
Salary Range: $35,000 – 53,256
Closing: Open Until Filled

Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, is responsible for the performance of the most complex maintenance functions in the maintenance, renovation and repair of buildings, and equipment owned and operated by the Authority, both residential and commercial.  

Apply to CRHA
1468 South Military Highway
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 523-0401, or hearing impaired use VA Relay 7*1*1
Fax (757) 523-1601 or e-mail nancy_tarkenton@crhava.org.
EOE, preference given to qualified Section 3 residents.

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Virginia Beach Department of Housing and Neighborhood Preservation 

Housing Specialist I / Rental Housing Recertification Specialist 

Virginia Beach Department of Housing and Neighborhood Preservation is seeking an organized and skillful individual to join the Rental Housing division as a Housing Specialist I. For more information and to apply, visit http://www.vbgovcareers.com/

Housing Specialist I / Rental Housing Recertification Specialist
Requisition ID: 21637
Department/Division: Housing and Neighborhood Preservation - Section 8 Operating
Pay Range: G.19, $38,881.68 - $57,705.12
Starting Salary: Minimum of the Pay Range
Job Type: Full Time
Work Location: Housing - Municipal Center
Close Date: 2/6/17

Please note that requisitions close at 12:01am on the closing date. To ensure your application is received before the requisition closes, please submit your application the day before the listed closing date.

Description | Housing Specialist I:

Individual will determine eligibility for housing assistance through federal and state subsidy programs administered by the Rental Housing Division. Individual will manage an assigned caseload and process housing assistance related transactions; ensure applicants/participants understand their responsibilities and program rules; ensure participants complete annual re-certifications; maintain accurate and detailed information. Individual must also adhere to department policies and procedures, meet production goals timely and accurately, provide excellent customer service, and perform other duties as required.

Individual should possess a solid familiarity with Microsoft Office or similar software, be able to learn other software quickly and apply knowledge correctly. Individual should have a strong math aptitude, writing ability, and display solid communication skills.The City of Virginia Beach is an EOE, qualified Section 3 employer. Low- and very-low income residents of the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA are encouraged to apply for this position. 

For more information visit www.vbgov.com/section3.

WAYNESBORO REDEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AUTHORITY

Open Position: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Waynesboro Redevelopment and Housing Authority is seeking a highly qualified individual for the position of Executive Director to succeed the agency’s long term Executive Director who is retiring after 25 years.  The Waynesboro Redevelopment and Housing Authority is designated a High Performing PHA for both its Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Programs. The Authority administers 188 Public Housing units, 400 Housing Choice Vouchers and operates a non-profit affiliate with 320 housing units as well as 2 limited liability companies. The Waynesboro Redevelopment and Housing Authority is the administrative agent for the Covington Redevelopment and Housing Authority. The candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration or a field relevant to the position and have at least five years of responsible managerial experience in public or private sector housing.  The candidate is expected to have knowledge and understanding of the Public Housing Program, Housing Choice Voucher Program, Capital Fund Program, ROSS Program, Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program, the Section 811 Program and the Supportive Housing Program.  The candidate must have the NAHRO designation of Certified Public Housing Manager or commit to achieving such designation within one year of hire.  Compensation for the position is negotiable depending on the qualifications and salary history of the selected candidate. The Waynesboro Redevelopment and Housing Authority offers an excellent fringe benefits package.  

To apply send a cover letter, resume, 3 professional references and salary history to: Executive Director, Waynesboro Redevelopment and Housing Authority, P.O. Box 1138, Waynesboro, Virginia 22980 or via email to wrha@cfw.com.  

The Waynesboro Redevelopment and Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Franklin Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Position Open – Housing Choice Voucher Inspector (PT)

The Franklin Redevelopment and Housing Authority is looking for candidates to fill the position of Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Inspector - Part Time. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting inspections on homes and apartments using the Housing Quality Standards (HQS) or Uniform Physical Condition Standards (UPCS) format. The ideal candidate will be detailed, have a strong work ethic and have experience in housing and/or property inspections. This is a part-time position with flexible hours. If you have some inspection experience, or knowledge of buildings and building construction, you are encouraged to apply. Please visit the FRHA website at www.frhaonline.org or call us at 757-562-0384.

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Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority

 

Administrative/Finance Operations Director 

Finance Manager    

Description: The Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (SRHA) is a medium-
sized, nationally recognized organization with responsibility for 466 public housing units, 1,021 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) units and 12 units of intermediary housing for the mentally disabled.

SRHA is seeking highly qualified individuals for the following positions:

  • Administrative/Finance Operations Director
  • Finance Manager

Salary is negotiable. Submit a cover letter, resume and an original SRHA
employment application to:

Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority
Attn: Mari Reyes, Executive Assistant/Human Resources
530 East Pinner Street
Suffolk, VA 23434

SRHA applications and full job descriptions are available at www.suffolkrha.org. 

For more information, contact Mari Reyes at (757) 539-2100 ext. 102 or email at mreyes@suffolkrha.org.


Montgomery Housing Authority

Deputy Director of Operations 

Location: Montgomery, AL

Hours: Full-time

Salary: See packet

Position Summary: Reporting to and in support of the Executive Director, the Deputy Director of Operations (DDO) will on a day to day basis be responsible for directing and executing MHA 's management business plans, administration and supervision of various departments, ongoing programs and projects with a focus on strategic planning and long-term sustainability. The DDO will monitor agency programs to ensure compliance with federal, state, local and agency policies and procedures in the daily operations of MHA's portfolio including but not limited to public housing, Low Income Housing Tax Credit properties (LIHTC), mixed-income and mixed-use assets. Additionally, the DDO directs, supervises, plans, and coordinates activities and operations of the departments which fall under Operations: Resident Services, Property & Asset Management and the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP). The DDO will ensure that his/her delegated departments are in compliance with established objectives to achieve performance goals through continuous improvement of service efficiency, effectiveness and technology. The DDO functions as alternate liaison between the Authority and the Board of Commissioners, HUD, and local jurisdictions.

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RICHMOND REDEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AUTHORITY

Director of HCVP and Tenant Selection 
HIRING RANGE: $59,837 - $80,000 
Closing Date: Open Until Filled 
About RRHA: 
Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA) is the largest housing authority in the Commonwealth of Virginia. RRHA serves nearly 18,000 community members combined in nearly 4,100 public housing units and more than 3,000 families through the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8). RRHA also manages neighborhood redevelopment and conservation programs throughout the City of Richmond.
Position Overview: 
This position is responsible for planning, directing, monitoring, and evaluating the services and activities associated with the leasing and renewal operations for tenant-based Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) and project-based (moderate rehabilitation) rental assistance programs, and Public Housing Tenant Selection. Sample duties include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Plans, directs, monitors and manages the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) and Moderate Rehabilitation Program, and the Tenant Selection Office. 
  • Manages the HCVP’s Section Eight Management Assessment Program (SEMAP) process. Ensures that the appropriate quality control evaluations are conducted on a monthly basis. 
  • Ensures HUD performance standards (SEMAP) and other reporting requirements are maintained at a high-performance level or improved if required. 
  • Ensures accuracy and efficiency of all HCV utilization activities to include a comprehensive written quality control process, conducts quarterly reviews/audits to assure that policies, procedures and regulations are adhered to. 
  • Maintains clear audit trail to support HCVP status in relationship to the HUD SEMAP requirements. 
  • Responsible for audit preparation, SEMAP reviews, confirmation and submission. 
  • Responsible for managing and understanding data in all database systems used by HCVP operations including Yardi, Go Section8, HUD’s Public and Indian Housing (PIH) Center (PIC) and Voucher Management System (VMS) and other systems in operation or under development.

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