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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

$4,443 - $5,413 / 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

 

Housing Management Coordinator

$4,443 - $5,413 / Month

Plus Benefits Package

Definition: Responsible to the executive director to oversee the housing management and Section 8 management staff. Interpret and keep apprised of regulations pertaining to local, state and federal housing programs; assists in the preparation of contracts, lease agreements, and budgets; represents the Authority in relationships with public and private organizations concerned with assisted housing; represents the Authority in relationships with pertinent governmental agencies; assists in considering problems with the executive director and finance officer in formulating policies; conducts research, surveys and statistical analysis on administrative, fiscal personnel and operational problems; prepares recommendations, reports and correspondence; investigates complaints and answers inquiries. Designs forms and works out improvements in procedures and policy implementation; assists in the preparation of procedural manuals and instruction to staff members in their use; determines personnel and material needs; establishes standards of production; directs and maintains a continuing program of management/tenant relations; performs frequent project inspections; conducts tenant grievance hearings; confers with managers on operational problems; reviews all project management requisitions for equipment, materials, and supplies; submits periodic reports to the Executive Director and appropriate governmental agencies as necessary; periodically sits as formal Hearing Officer; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field, and five years of increasingly responsible experience in a public agency. Any combination of education, training and experience that would demonstrate possession of requisite knowledge and abilities may be substituted for the college education.

Knowledge of: The laws, rules and regulations pertaining to public housing operations; knowledge of other federal, state and local housing programs; computer systems.

Licenses/Certificates: A valid California driver’s license.


Obtain job description/application at:

Kings County Housing Authority

680 N. Douty St., Hanford

Closing Date:

October 18 , 2017 4:00 p.m.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Housing Program Specialist

$2,756 - $3,357 / month

Plus Benefits Package

Responsible to the Area Manager to perform duties in connection with the housing of applicants; re-exams and transfers of housing residents; maintain financial and statistical records; perform clerical work of average difficulty; and do other related work as required.

Requirements: Equivalent to completion of two (2) years of college. Three (3) years of general office experience wherein public reception, interview, recording, and factual data verification were major position requirements.

License: A valid Ca driver's license is required. Must be insurable.

Special Requirements: Computer literate, good verbal skills and interviewing skills, ability to follow prescribed policies and procedures; clear handwriting; and able to follow directions. Must be able to handle stressful situations. Regular attendance is required.

 

Obtain job description/application at:

Kings County Housing Authority

680 N. Douty St., Hanford

Application also available at

www.hakc.com

 

Closing Date: 

November 6, 2017 4:00 p.m.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

Download the Employment Application

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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