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


$3,363 - $4,096 / month
Plus Benefits Package

Perform technical, para-professional accounting work in the preparation and maintenance of financial and statistical records and reports (including payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and asset management) and related work as required.

Education/Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school and an associate degree from an accredited U.S. college or university and two years of recent accounting or bookkeeping experience performing maintenance of entry accounts and preparing periodic statements and reports. Must have knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures.
Proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook

Ability to: organize, prioritize, analyze, work closely with public and co-workers, follow directions, and handle stressful situations. Driver’s license and regular attendance is required.

Obtain job description/application at:

Kings County Housing Authority
680 N. Douty St., Hanford
Application also available at

Closing Date:

March 16, 2018 4:00 p.m.

An Equal Opportunity Employer




Building Trades Lead Person
$3,264 - $3,976 / month
Plus Benefits Package

Plans and schedules work of Modernization staff and supervises their daily operations; assures completion of work as issued by the Facilities Manager and inspects completed assignments; investigates need for project improvements as directed by the Facilities Manager and prepares labor and material estimates; makes recommendations to the Facilities Manager for improvements in standards; maintains proper care of all assigned automotive, power driven and other tools and equipment; initiates requests for purchase of equipment, supplies and materials; assures proper preparation and accuracy of Modernization time sheets; maintains accurate records of Modernization operations as required; assists and advises the Facilities Manager concerning problems of project maintenance and improvements; inspects and compiles reports of all damage to buildings and equipment caused by fire and other reasons; develops and promotes safety regulations for employees and project residents.
Education/Experience: Completion of the twelfth grade or equivalent. Five (5) years experience in maintenance and repair, or construction work. Also one (1) year’s supervisory experience. Special training may provide an equivalency. Licenses/Certificates: A valid California Driver’s License.

Obtain job description/application at:
Kings County Housing Authority
680 N. Douty St., Hanford
Application also available at

Closing Date:
April 18, 2018@ 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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