Non-Employee Volunteer Position
Represents program participants on the Board of Commissioners. The Board determines agency policies, monitors operations, and promotes increased community understanding of housing programs.
Typical Duties: Attend monthly Board of Commissioners Meetings, set overall Housing Authority Policies, review financial status of operations, deal with personnel matters, such as employee grievance appeals.
Requirements: Must be a Kings County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program participant or public housing development resident, be a high school graduate, have interest or experience in modern principles and practices of administration, property management, business, and finance, be able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing, have good tenant history, and be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
If you are interested in becoming a resident commissioner, please submit a letter of interest to any Housing Authority Office or to P.O. Box 355, Hanford, CA 93232
$4,313 - $5,254 / month
Plus Benefits Package
Responsible to the executive director to oversee and perform technical duties related to the planning, management, maintenance, and rehabilitation of facilities and new-construction projects; training, overseeing, and evaluation of staff; and to do other related work as required.
Requirements: Two years of college with courses in construction technology, building inspection and supervision; at least five years’ experience in project management and maintenance or construction operation. A combination of education, training and experience that would demonstrate possession of requisite knowledge and abilities may be substituted for the college education.
License: General contractor’s license desired. A valid Ca driver’s license is required. Must be insurable.
This position is classified as exempt, thus is not eligible for overtime compensation.
Special Requirements: Computer literate, good communication skills, requires a full range of physical mobility. Must be able to tolerate working in heat and cold weather conditions, and handle stressful situations. Regular attendance is required.
$3,642 - $4,436 / month
Plus Benefits Package
Definition: Responsible for the administration
and management of the properties and
programs under his/her jurisdiction, and for
operating them in accordance with policies
and procedures established by the Housing
Experience: Two (2) years of property
management or in other business activities in
which the type and level of responsibilities are
comparable to those of a public housing project
Education: Equivalent to completion of two (2)
years of college with emphasis on public
administration and social science (qualifying experience may be substituted for education).
Must have or be eligible obtain the designation
of Certified Public Housing Manager.
Knowledge of: housing maintenance and
repair, office methods and procedures, and
Ability to: Plan, assign and direct effectively
the work of staff; communicate effectively with
the public, estimate repairs and maintenance
costs; keep records and prepare reports of work
done. Must be competent in computer skills,
math, and able to handle stressful situations.
Driver’s license and regular attendance are
Obtain job description/application at:
Kings County Housing Authority
680 N. Douty St., Hanford
September 22 , 2017 4:00 p.m.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
The Housing Authority is an equal opportunity
The Housing Authority seeks motivated, self-starting
employees who are dedicated to providing
outstanding customer service to those the
When positions are available, applicants
must complete an official Employment
Application Form (also available at 680
N. Douty Street, Hanford)
and submit it to the address specified on
the announcement in time to be received by
the deadline. Resumes and other documents
may be attached to the application form if
The most qualified applicants are contacted
for testing and/or employment interviews.
After a selection is made, those candidates
who were qualified but not chosen remain
eligible for consideration for one year in
the event of another similar opening.
A medical examination paid by the Housing
Authority is required of each new employee.
The employee's physical condition (with reasonable
accommodation, if necessary) must be consistent
with the fundamental requirements of the
position. The Housing Authority is a drug-free
workplace and the new employee must pass
a drug screening.
Employees who are required to drive Housing
Authority vehicles on the job must have a
valid California Driver's License and have
a driving record acceptable to the Housing
Authority's insurance company.
Employees serve a six-month probationary
- Sick Leave
- Jury Duty Pay
- Educational Reimbursement
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Cafeteria Style Benefits
- Eligibility for Credit Union
- Worker's Compensation
- Unemployment Insurance
- Partial Match
for Deferred Compensation Contributions
- $200 Per Fiscal Year
Health Care Expense Reimbursement