Position Available


Resident Commissioner

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


Position Available


Facilities Manager

$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.


Position Available


Area Manager

$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 manager.
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 basic budgeting.
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 required.

Obtain job description/application at:

Kings County Housing Authority

680 N. Douty St., Hanford

Closing Date:

September 22 , 2017 4:00 p.m.

An Equal Opportunity Employer




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Employment Process

The Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

The Housing Authority seeks motivated, self-starting employees who are dedicated to providing outstanding customer service to those the agency serves.

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 desired.

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 period.

Employee Benefits

  • Vacation
  • Sick Leave
  • Jury Duty Pay
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • Retirement Plan
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Cafeteria Style Benefits Available
  • Eligibility for Credit Union Membership
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Partial Match for Deferred Compensation Contributions
  • $200 Per Fiscal Year Health Care Expense Reimbursement
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