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.

Maintenance Dept:

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

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Plans, directs, and supervises the work order, vacancy, and trades divisions involved in skilled repair such as HVAC, carpentry, plumbing, general building repair, electrical repair, and locksmith. Uses independent judgment to perform random quality control inspections of completed work orders and renovations of vacated premises to ensure that work is completed to RHA and industry standards.  Resolves complaints from residents and answers inquiries regarding repairs and maintenance.  Performs various personnel management duties to include preparing and reviewing performance evaluations for department staff.  Handles disciplinary actions as needed.  Approves request for leave.  Schedules staff to ensure properties are covered in the absence of staff on vacation, sick leave, or other leaves of absence.  Supervises employees to ensure staff is trained and performing work in a safe manner.  Ensures informative safety meetings are held with all Maintenance staff weekly.  Prepares low to high value contracts, develops specifications and bidding process, inspects work in progress and upon completion, approves the finished work for payment.  Oversees and directs staff on submitting estimated repair costs and needed improvements for budgetary purposes.  Prepares and submits a budget estimating maintenance needs for a period of up to five years. Interviews prospective employees, and makes recommendations for the hiring of qualified applicants to fill vacant positions.  Serves as the acting Director of Maintenance in the Director’s absence.  Performs any and all related work as required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license. Drug testing and criminal background check required.  Visual Assessment Certification for Lead Based Paint (may be obtained post-offer)

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from a 4-year college supplemented by considerable experience in the maintenance trade fields and considerable experience in a supervisory capacity. Possession of a “Universal CFC Certification” along with a North Carolina State license in one of the following trades:  HVAC, Electrical, or Plumbing is preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.

Please complete an Administrative application.  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.

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.

Housing Management Dept:

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

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Requires a highly organized, motivated and a self-starting individual. Work includes collecting rents, informing tenants of policies and procedures, inspecting units, leasing/transferring residents, and investigating lease violations. Courtesy and tact are required in daily contact with residents, outside human service agencies, and other employees.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license. Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required.  Must be proficient 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. Considerable experience in property management (preferably in a public housing authority) is preferred.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Central Office:

Expected Hiring Range: $55,669 – $67,666

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Reviews programs and recommendations developed by departmental personnel; makes suggestions for changes and further research; presents oral and written reports to the Executive Director regarding departmental operations, activities, and proposals. Organizes, conducts, and participates in special research studies relating to complex or sensitive policy, administrative or public problems, prepares reports outlining findings, proposals, and recommendations. Formulates, coordinates, and monitors the long range plans, goals and objectives of the Housing Authority in consultation with the Executive Director and the public; prepares agency Annual Plan for approval of the information by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Negotiates and enforces non-residential lease agreements.  Coordinates the effort of a non-profit including the preparation of policies such as management plans for various purposes.  Coordinates activities and programs that cross departmental lines to implement new policies and procedures including coordination with HUD, City officials, and the community.  Represents the Housing Authority on administrative matters to the public, inter-governmental, inter-departmental as required by the Executive Director including filling in for the Executive Director.  Makes public presentations regarding RHA policies.  This includes presentations to the City Council and representing the authority on City advisory boards and panels.  Receives, analyzes, and resolves customer and public complaints.  Drafts speeches for the Executive Director and Board Chair as needed.  Serves as the Executive Director’s liaison with public housing residents and community service providers including representation on the Board of Directors of related agencies and as a participant on various RHA related committees.  Fills in for the Executive Director on Boards when requested.  Analyzes federal, state, and local regulations and notices to determine impact on the agency and develop a plan for compliance including tracking, monitoring, and implementation.  Researches, writes, and secures supporting documentation to submit detailed packages to HUD to get approval for agency actions or secure a variance in regulations.  Researches, prepares policies, and monitors compliance with HUD regulations and legislation to develop policies such as the Deconcentration Policy Relocation Plan and others that are in compliance.  Conducts annual analysis to monitor compliance.  Meets with members of the press and prepares news releases to promote programs, achievements, and issues of importance to RHA and the community.  Represents the Executive Director on the agency Vacancy Team to ensure all rental units are leased and maintained to the highest standards.

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, Excel, and PowerPoint.   Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from a four year college or university with a degree in Public Administration, Sociology, or related field and three years of progressively responsible experience in public housing or other housing related agency; 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.

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