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


Housing Program Specialist II
$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

Closing Date:

March 16, 2018 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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