Current Administrative Job Openings

Leased Housing Dept:

Expected Hiring Range: $32,549-$37,679 ($15.65-$18.11/hour)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision performs administrative work in determining initial and continued eligibility for Section 8 applicants/recipients. Work includes calculation of rent payments in accordance with HUD regulations and auditing files.  Considerable attention to detail must be exercised in the verification of information submitted by tenants.  Employee must exercise independent judgment, discretion, and initiative when completing assignments and apply knowledge of applicable policies, procedures, and programs.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license. Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration is preferred, with 2-3 years experience in bookkeeping, personal income tax preparation, or performing calculations to determine eligibility for benefit assistance; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) are preferred.  Experience with Word and Excel.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Development Dept:

Expected Hiring Salary: $58,452-$64,444

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs supervisory and administrative work in relation to grants awarded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and for construction and modernization projects performed by Capitol Area Developments, Inc. Duties include administrative functions and implementation regarding the Capital Fund Program’s (CFP) components including the five-year plan, mandated reporting, scheduling of work items, budget revisions, and grant close outs.  Prepares and oversees preparation of contract documentation in connection with the CFP and departmental work activities.  Prepares bid package documentation and oversees the formal bidding process.  Prepares schedule of implementation for work items of the CFP and ensures that items are completed in a timely fashion.  Performs quality assurance of department’s work by periodically inspecting contracts monitored by the department’s Contract Monitor(s) and takes the necessary actions to resolve discrepancies. Assists in resolving issues related to lead based paint and asbestos remediation in public housing and CAD Inc. inventories.  Assists with elements related to land acquisition and disposition.  Plans, directs, and supervises the activities of the department’s Contract Monitor(s) and other support staff as needed.  Employee must use tact and courtesy in contact with Housing Authority personnel, suppliers, contractors, residents, and professional disciplines.  Reviews budget line items in CFP and resolves discrepancies in conjunction with the agency’s Finance Department.  Assists in the preparation of departmental resolutions for Housing Authority Board meetings and its department’s representative board meetings when the Director is absent.  Effectively keeps abreast of and communicates the Dept. of HUD field office officials regarding updated regulatory issues that affect CFP compliance.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license. Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from a four-year college with a degree in business supplemented by considerable experience in the construction field; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. NC General Contractor’s license, Asbestos Abatement Supervisor, and Lead Based Paint Supervisor certifications are preferred.  Experience with Word and Excel.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Housing Management Dept:

Expected Hiring Salary: $58,452-$64,444

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Plans, directs, and coordinates the work of Property Managers, Housing Inspector, and Intake Specialist. Assigns and tracks transfers of residents to other apartments as required due to changes in family composition, work requirements, medical reasons, emergencies, and reasonable accommodations.  Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the department.  Monitors to ensure annual re-examinations of all public housing residents are completed according to schedule.  Monitors to ensure market rate and tax credit lease renewals/re-certifications are completed according to schedule.  Creates, develops, implements, and coordinates strategies and processes designed to ensure program compliance.  Assists in creating and revising policies and procedures for the department.  Evaluates the performance of staff including the completion of annual performance appraisals.  Tactfully and effectively handles requests, suggestions, and complaints from residents, managers, and other departments within the Housing Authority.  Audits resident files to ensure program compliance.  Monitors to ensure 100% completion of annual inspections of units during the fiscal year.  Tours communities to ensure community standards and curb appeal are maintained.    Performs related work and other duties as required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license. Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required.  Must attain Public Housing Manager and Tax Credit certifications.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Experience in management and decision-making preferably in a public housing authority. Graduation from a 4 year college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, or property management; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Experience with Word and Excel.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Finance Dept:

Expected Hiring Range: $41,541-$50,493

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Demonstrate knowledge in auditing a heavily regulated environment; ability to understand and act upon complex regulations ensuring compliance and accuracy; exercise analytical judgment and interpret regulation and policy to identify problems; recommend and implement solutions; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to work independently and as part of a team, with quick turnaround on assignments while maintaining a high accuracy rate; prepare and analyze financial reports meeting deadlines timely; ability to accept instructions from Management and meet objectives; highly skilled with MS Word & Excel.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license. Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from a four year college or university with a degree in Accounting or Business Management, having a concentration in Accounting or Finance, and considerable experience in business or public administration including 3 years accounting and auditing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Leased Housing Dept:

Expected Hiring Salary: $32,549-$37,679 ($15.65-$18.11/hour)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision performs administrative work in determining initial eligibility of Section 8 applicants along with continuing eligibility for Section 8 recipients. Work includes interviewing tenants to gather information regarding income, employment status, family composition, and allowable deductions; verifying the information; and determining tenants’ continued eligibility for housing.  Considerable attention to detail must be exercised in verifying information submitted by applicants and tenants.  Tact and courtesy are required in extensive public contacts with program applicants and associated outside agencies.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license. Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from high school or its equivalent. An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration is preferred, with 2-3 years experience in public housing programs; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) are preferred.  Experience with Word and Excel.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Housing Management Dept:

Expected Hiring Salary: $32,549-$35,885 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Responsible for assigned specific community programs and activities in the public housing communities. Work includes planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating programs and activities.  Programs may be of a recreational, social, educational, or cultural nature and are usually designed to enhance and better the economic or social conditions of the residents.  Assists in identifying and coordinating resources to meet resident needs.  Works with resident councils or groups to improve the quality of life and services to the public housing community.  Trains and supervises volunteers or others willing to assist in program efforts.  Maintains records, files, and data on program activities and prepares narrative and statistical reports as required.  Compiles and submits information for grant writing and formulation.  Performs related duties as required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license. Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from a 4 year college or university with a major in social work, human services, or related field and 1 year of community services experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Housing Management Dept:

Expected Hiring Range: $67,666-$82,248

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Plans, directs, and coordinates the work of the Housing Managers, Housing Inspector, and Community Services staff in facilitating the orderly management and operation of all housing units in the Housing Authority. Recommends improvements and changes that will positively affect the quality of life of RHA’s residents.  Develops and implements management plans and evaluates program performance; formulates standard office procedures relative to housing management.  Makes budget recommendations as necessary; prepares Housing Management reports as required.  Assists Housing Managers with the alleviation of severe tenant problems; recommends final decision in extreme conflicts.  Evaluates employees’ work performance to ensure a highly trained, professional, and responsive management team.  Assists in coordinating the activities of the grievance panel.  Formulates standard policies and procedures relative to housing management, tenant relationships, and housing operations subject to approval of the Executive Director and updates them as needed.  Develops management policies and procedures to ensure program compliance and clean audits and management reviews.  Performs related work as required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license.  Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required.  Experience with MS Word and Excel.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from a 4 year college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, or property management; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Development Dept:

Expected Hiring Range: $41,541-$45,799

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Assists with inspection procedures of structures in target areas, production of bid documents and contract specifications, review of inspection reports and cost estimates, selection of contractors, award of contracts, final inspections, and approvals for payment. Makes periodic reviews of construction work in progress to ensure compliance with established regulations and standards, notes variances and explains need for correction to contractors, recommends withholding approval until adjustments are made.  Assists in the preparation of special reports, feasibility studies, and cost estimates for budgeting purposes.  Performs related work as required on Comprehensive Grants and Development projects.  Assists in gathering information to close out grants.  Performs other duties as assigned.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license.  Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required.  Experience with MS Word and Excel. General Contractor’s License preferred.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from high school or its equivalent with considerable experience in construction work, including supervisory responsibility and cost estimating. Five years experience in construction field work or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Leased Housing Dept:

Expected Hiring Salary: $39,563 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs initial and annual inspections of housing units for the Housing Choice Voucher Program in accordance with federal, state, and local building codes; and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Housing Quality Standards (HQS) requirements, including identification of potential lead hazards. Performs re-inspections of previously failed units and follows up on complaints to ensure compliance with building codes and Housing Quality Standards.  Prepares certification documentation for rent reasonableness calculations on all units inspected.  Assists the Inspections Manager in gathering rent comparable data for updating the Rent Reasonableness Database. Completes inspection checklists and documents HQS violations using Encompass software.  Files inspection reports and accompanying documents in the electronic file management system.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license. Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required. Visual Assessment Certification for Lead Based Paint.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from high school with vocational training in carpentry, plumbing, electrical or related building trades. 1 to 2 years of experience in the building trade or inspection field is preferred, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Leased Housing Dept:

Expected Hiring Salary: $32,549 ($15.65/hour)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision performs specialized screening work in determining applicant’s eligibility for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Work includes scheduling applicants’ interviews for RHA’s Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program; interviewing applicants, explaining the applicant process, rules, and program regulations, and assisting applicants in completing forms.  Determines applicant’s eligibility for housing programs based on criminal background checks and information supplied.  Maintains the waiting list according to HUD regulations.  Considerable attention to detail must be exercised in verifying information submitted by applicants.  Tact and courtesy are required in extensive public contacts with program applicants and associated outside agencies.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license. Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from High School and 2-3 years performing human services-related clerical and administrative work. An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, experience performing calculations to determine eligibility for rental assistance, and/or administrative work in public housing programs is preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) are preferred.  Requires working knowledge of Word and Excel.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

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