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  • 07 May 2020 1:20 PM | Anonymous

    Director of Asset Managment and Modernization 05-06-2020.pdf

    GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

    This position is a senior management position that requires extensive knowledge and experience with HUD Regulations and Compliance whose purpose is to coordinate and oversee the operations of approximately 750 housing units, managing the technical and administrative functions of management, maintenance, and modernization activities, Tax Credit, Homeownership, and contract administration services for privately managed developments.  Coordinate with and supervise program staff in day-to-day management activities of Public Housing, PHC Mixed Finance/LIHTC, Homeownership, and other PHC developments.  Plan, develop and implement policies and procedures that will insure the PHC, and its residents meet all HUD and IRS regulatory requirements pertaining to the operation and occupancy of public, senior, mixed-finance  or other PHC housing programs; improve living conditions for our residents, along with monitoring the operations and budget aspects of the programs to protect and preserve the PHCs assets and programs,  and insure long-term viability of the developments, or programs, including, but not limited to, marketing, leasing, occupancy, tenant accounts receivable, maintenance, capital improvements and HUD / LIHTC Compliance. Provides training on the use of various HUD reporting systems, and our system of record.

     

    Oversee the administration of modernization, including project planning, development, procurement, and contract administration. 

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

    Education and Experience

    Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Urban Planning, Public Administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university.  Five (5) or more years of    progressive management and supervisory experience, with at least four (4) or more years of overseeing a public or private multi-family housing management division and maintenance practices OR eight (8) years equivalent combination of education and experience in housing and commercial management.

    Licenses and Certifications

    Certified Property Manager® (CPM) Certification preferred.  Property Management Certification in accordance with HUD guidelines within 1year of employment.  Maintenance Management Certification within 1 year of employment.  Uniform Physical Code Standards Certification within 1 year of employment.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Extensive knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to low income housing including knowledge of Housing Authority programs.  Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of project and financial management, budgeting, data processing and landlord/tenant lease enforcement.

    Knowledge of housing quality standards and maintenance of facilities including vendors and contractors accountability of work.

    Ability to effectively plan, direct, and supervise the work of others, delegate responsibility and authority, and hold others accountable for tasks assigned. Operate within departmental budget.

    Valid driver’s license in good standing; Eligible for coverage under the PHC fleet auto insurance.

    HOW TO APPLY: APPLICATION DEADLINE  Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:00PM

    Submit letter of interest and resume prior to deadline to:

    Name:               Catherine Broadbent, Executive Assistant/HR Generalist

    Address:           IHC Administration Building, 4500 Inkster Rd. – Inkster, MI 48141

    Email address: broadbentc@inksterhousing.org

  • 07 May 2020 1:18 PM | Anonymous

    Custodian Posting revised 03-06-2020.pdf

    GENERAL DESCRIPTION:         

    The Custodian is responsible for keeping buildings in clean and orderly condition.  Performs heavy cleaning duties such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and windows and removing rubbish.  Duties may include performing routine maintenance activities, meeting room setup, notifying management of need for repairs and cleaning snow or debris from entryways.   Essential functions detailed on job description.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

    High School diploma or equivalent; minimum of one to three years of prior employment experience performing custodial work.

    LICENSES AND CERTIFICATION:

    Must have valid Michigan drivers license and a good driving history as demonstrated by a Secretary of State report.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    Excellent Customer Service and active listening skills. Ability to effectively complete electronic work order process through the use of a personal computer.  Ability to follow janitorial schedules and adhere to deadlines.  Ability to operate standard pieces of janitorial and maintenance (ladders, hammers, screwdrivers, pliers, etc…) equipment/tools.  Demonstrated static strength, trunk strength, extent flexibility and manual dexterity.

    HOW TO APPLY: APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, 5/15/2020 at 5:00PM

    Apply to Inkster Housing Commission posting for Custodian on www.indeed.comor submit letter of interest and resume prior to deadline to:

    Name:               Catherine Broadbent, Executive Assistant/HR Generalist

    Address:           IHC Administration Building, 4500 Inkster Rd. – Inkster, MI 48141 Email address:broadbentc@inksterhousing.org


  • 07 May 2020 1:12 PM | Anonymous

    GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

    Under the direction of the Executive Director, the incumbent of this position is responsible for identifying residents/participants within the Inkster Housing Commission Public Housing Program as well as our Housing Choice Voucher Program in need of supportive and community services. The Resident Services Specialist coordinates, provides access to and monitors the appropriate delivery of such service, targeting eligible individuals for participation in family self-sufficiency programs providing information and referral assistance to families, elderly, and disabled residents; maintaining good working relationships with local community and social service organizations; assists residents with becoming self-sufficient and economically independent by determining the community’s needs and providing useful resources and services.  Facilitates services through our HUD EnVision Center. 

    Resident Services Specialist Posting.pdf

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

    Education and Experience

    • Associate degree human services, social work, or related field and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in public housing or social services case management. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must demonstrate sound reasoning and critical thinking by making decisions in line with established IHC expectations.
    • Performs work in a reliable manner that is both accurate and timely.
    •  Procurement and Contract Management Certification is a plus.
    • Must obtain and maintain Family Self-Sufficiency certification with twelve (12) months of employment
    • Extensive knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to low income housing including knowledge of Housing Authority programs.
    • Must be able to safeguard and maintain confidentiality as it relates to Personal Identifiable Information (PII) and Sensitive Personal Identifiable Information (SPII) and as applicable, HIPPA.
    • Valid driver’s license in good standing; Eligible for coverage under the Inkster Housing Commission fleet auto insurance.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Refer to job description for listing of knowledge, skills and abilities.

    Other Requirements (refer to job description for complete listing of Other Requirements)

    Although marijuana has been legalized under Michigan law, it is a Schedule I controlled substance and is illegal under federal law. As a federally funded agency IHC’s employees are NOT permitted to use or possess any form of marijuana for medical or recreational purposes. Any applicant for employment who tests positive for marijuana during a pre-employment drug screening shall be ineligible for employment with IHC. Any applicant for employment who advises IHC that s/he uses any form of marijuana will be ineligible for employment with IHC. IHC is unable to grant a request for a reasonable accommodation to use marijuana under any circumstance.

    HOW TO APPLY: APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, May 6, 2020

    Either apply on www.Indeedor submit letter of interest with RESIDENT SERVICES SPECIALIST  in subject line and resume prior to deadline to:

    Name: Catherine Broadbent, Executive Assistant/HR Generalist at broadbentc@inksterhousing.org

    Address: IHC Administration Building, 4500 Inkster Rd. – Inkster, MI 48141

  • 30 Mar 2020 2:36 PM | Anonymous

    The St. Joseph Housing Commission is accepting resumes for the Public Housing Coordinator position.  The position is located at Lake View Terrace High Rise, 601 Port Street, St. Joseph, MI.  You may submit your resume and application to Nicol Brown, Executive Director by email executivedir@stjosephhousingcommission.org, mail to 601 Port Street, St. Joseph, MI 49085.  The position is full time with benefits such as health, prescription, and dental insurances.  Pension, sick & vacation.  We are accepting resumes and applications until the position is filled.  The job description and application is provided through the links below. 

    SJHC Public Housing Coordinator_03192020.pdf

  • 03 Mar 2020 11:35 AM | Anonymous

    Title:                                        Director of Compliance

    Classification:                          Salaried                      

    FLSA:                                        Exempt           

    General Description:               An employee in this class is responsible for analyzing and monitoring established and proposed programs, systems and documentation to ensure compliance with applicable federal and state regulations and requirements, to include Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations.  This is a highly technical and deadline driven position.  The employee’s primary duty includes the exercise of discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance. 

    Reports to:                               Executive Director     

    Supervises:                              Supervision is exercised over other employees as assigned. 


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  • 06 Sep 2019 4:01 PM | Anonymous

    DIRECTOR OF ASSET MANAGEMENT

    The Grand Rapids Housing Commission (GRHC) is seeking a highly qualified Director of Asset Management to lead and manage the 16 staff which includes four asset managers and 12 support staff.  A description of the general duties, responsibilities, and competencies can be found on the agency website at www.grhousing.org.  GRHC is a HUD high-performer agency and is the largest affordable housing provider in the community.  The agency manages 951 units of affordable housing and LIHTC units.  Under the leadership of Executive Director Carlos Sanchez, the portfolio is being significantly repositioned utilizing RAD / Project Based Vouchers.  The agency is also pursuing a Moving To Work designation.

    A Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration / management, urban planning or closely related disciplines is required.  A Master’s degree in these same discipline areas is preferred.  Candidates are expected to have a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in public housing and/or assisted housing, including a minimum of two (2) years supervising management level staff in public housing, tax-credit housing, or apartment management.  However, candidates with exceptional academic or experience background that compensate for an academic or experience deficiency may still be considered at the discretion of the Executive Director.  The successful candidate must have a Public Housing Manager (PHM), Certified Property Manager (CPM) or comparable professional certification or commit to gaining such certification in the first year in this position.  Candidates will be required to provide academic, work history, and salary history verification.  The consultant will complete criminal and credit history background checks. 

    The starting salary for this position is $93,461.  The GRHC is an equal opportunity employer.  Please submit a one-page cover letter, a two-page resume that includes salary history and a listing of three professional references to Stan Quy, President / Principal of The Organizational Leadership Edge at Squy@cox.net.  The position is open until filled.  However, the goal of the agency is to fill the position expeditiously and candidates that are highly qualified may be interviewed shortly after application submittal.


  • 12 Jun 2019 12:30 PM | Anonymous

    The Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, Housing Commission is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director.  The MPHC operates 123 units of Public Housing and 50 Housing Choice Vouchers.   Preferred qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field and 5 years of experience in the affordable housing industry.  Candidates must be able to obtain a PHM certification within 1 year and successfully pass all pre-employment requirements.  Salary range is $50,000-$65,000 dependent upon qualifications with a full benefit package. The position description is available upon request.  Interested candidates must send a letter of interest, Resume’ including 3 professional and 3 unrelated personal references to:  Search Committee, Mt. Pleasant Housing Commission, 1 Mosher St., Mt. Pleasant, MI  48858, by July 15, 2019.  The Mt. Pleasant Housing Commission is an EOE.


  • 05 Mar 2019 1:13 PM | Anonymous

    “FLINT HOUSING COMMISSION OPEN POSITION”

    (Open to the Public)

    TITLE:                      DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

    REPORTS TO:         EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR   

    SUPERVISES:          TO BE DETERMINED

    GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

    The Flint Housing Commission is currently seeking a full-time Director of Development. The Director of Development will work under the supervision of the Executive Director and is responsible for the development, and construction activities of the Commission.

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

    • Works with Executive Staff, Directors, and Administrators to help identify and articulate strategic objectives, annual goals, action plans and related performance measures and data gathering strategies to further affordable housing and redevelopment in Flint MI. Evaluation of progress and performance of the department.
    • Provides internal project management for FHC’s development projects including: concept development, site investigation and acquisition, due diligence, community engagement, financing, design, construction, and contract administration.
    • Oversees the execution of large-scale affordable housing construction projects, utilizing LIHTC, CITC lending, Fannie Mae, FHA, and various grant programs.
    • Manages and coordinates master planning efforts related to redevelopment of FHC owned
    • Coordinates with owner’s representative and other development partners to oversee construction projects.
    • Administers and directs the development of plans and specifications for contracting capital improvements and rehabilitation of Commission’s Initiates resolution of construction problems and change orders for approval of the Contracting Officer and authorizes modifications of standard specifications to meet field demands.
    • Administers current programs. Develops and implements new programs. Recommends procedural and budgetary changes as required.
    • Acts as the 504 Coordinator and addresses requests and/or complaints regarding reasonable accommodations and fair housing concerns from program participants and applicants. Conducts needs assessment and works with program managers and staff to develop plans to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities.
    • Supervises department staff involved in the development, modernization and construction of agency projects.
    • Monitors rehabilitation funding and tracks cost obligated and incurred. Reviews payment requests for accuracy and compliance.
    • Maintains records and prepares required reports for agency projects and writes and assists in the preparation of grant applications.
    • Monitors procedures to ensure compliance with HUD regulations and agency policy compliance, and completes reports as required.
    • Develops and monitors internal department audit procedures and coordinates correspondence between the Commission’s, contractors and A&E Firms.
    • Creates and supervises the development of construction and A&E documents including standard boiler plate for bid specifications, contracts, notices to proceed, change orders, time extensions, stop work orders and contract settlement documents.
    • Monitors contractor compliance with Davis Bacon Wage Determination Act and adherence with the Commission’s Section 3 hiring requirements.
    • Confers with federal officials relative to plans, construction proposals, financing and budgets, and provides information and briefings to City Councils, County Commissioners, Planning Commissions, Advisory Boards, and other official groups as necessary.
    • Provides oversight, physical and financial evaluation of land and properties, obtains information and analyzes land use, including ownership, zoning, compliance with master plan, special use permit requirements, clear title, environmental problems, flood zone, airport noise, utility availability, and compiles required applications.
    • Reviews work orders and refers them to the appropriate maintenance staff, works with Asset Managers to evaluate and provide for maintenance of projects, and coordinates the implementation of quality control inspections.
    • Selects, trains, supervises, counsels, evaluates, and when necessary, recommends discipline or dismissal of department personnel in accordance with approved policies and
    • Supervises and assists in preparing budgets and estimating development and redevelopment project costs, and monitors timeline and budget.
    • Plans, organizes, and directs the implementation of redevelopment plans, policies, procedures and regulations for center city and neighborhood redevelopment programs and
    • Attends staff meeting with other executive management team members to discuss the status of FHC’s programs and activities.
    • Cultivates and maintains relationships with local, state and federal agencies, community groups, consultants, private developers, and the public at large to create, implement, and coordinate plans designed to improve Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods.
    • Meets and collaborates with local government and business officials regarding development and redevelopment matters.
    • May direct, coordinate and evaluate the work of professional and administrative team members; interviews, hires, coaches, and disciplines employees; and plans and implements training programs for professional development.
    • Provides consulting services to other housing and redevelopment related entities in Michigan as assigned.
    • Performs related work as required.

    EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

    1. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • A four-year degree from an accredited college or university in the field of business, architecture, engineering or construction management, or a closely related field.
    • At least three years of supervisory experience including projects related to development at a Public Housing Authority (PHA), or a combination of the following:

    A.    Maintenance of public housing, assisted housing, or other rental housing programs.

    B.     Building maintenance

    C.     Construction contracting.

    D.    Foreman level in any building trades

    • An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position will be considered.

    2. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES]

    ·         Knowledge of construction and contract administration.

    ·         Knowledge of federal regulations pertaining to procurement and HUD Capital Fund

    • Knowledge of civil, mechanical and electrical engineering, architecture, and allied fields.
    • Knowledge of the principles, practices and objectives of public housing, maintenance and the care of grounds, construction and modernization.
    • Ability to plan and coordinate a program involving diversified activities.
    • Ability to conduct and direct administrative and supervisory inspections of development and maintenance work.
    • Ability to prepare budget estimates and reports.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Housing Commission employees, residents, other agencies and the general public.
    • Ability to communicate tactfully and effectively in both written and verbal form in English, and preferably also in Spanish.

    3. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Ability to work in a typical office setting and operate standard office equipment, including computers, printers, telephones, copiers, and
    • Must be able to lift and/or carry objects and/or materials up to 25 lbs.
    • Ability to travel to different sites and locations as required to perform job requirements or obtain agency- directed training.
    • Possession of a valid Michigan driver’s license with a good driving record.

    TO APPLY:

    Please submit résumé and cover letter tohumanresources@flinthc.org. This position will remain open until filled.

    The Flint Housing Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. FHC is also a Section 3 Employer - Public housing residents or low and very-low income persons who live in the metropolitan area or non-metropolitan county where a HUD-assisted project for housing or community development is located are encouraged to apply.


  • 12 Dec 2018 11:41 AM | Anonymous

            JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

    December 11, 2018

    POSITION TITLE:  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    General Summary

    The Detroit Housing Commission (DHC) is seeking a highly qualified candidate to lead and manage the agency’s budget of $71 million and portfolio that includes 6000 housing choice vouchers, 3700 public housing units, and 130 modernization rehabilitation units.  The DHC expects to become a national leader in new affordable housing development as a self-developer.

    The successful candidate must have completed a Master’s degree preferably in business administration, public administration, public finance, urban planning, public policy, urban studies or a closely related field.  Additionally, candidates must have a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience with a public housing authority, non-profit housing organization, or a private housing management firm.  DHC prefers that at least five (5) of those years having been experienced with a public housing authority.   Candidates should also document that at least five (5) of those years were in leadership or management positions in housing organizations that manage and administer public housing and housing choice voucher programs.  However, candidates with exceptional academic or experience backgrounds that compensate for an academic or experience deficiency may still be considered at the discretion of the DHC Board of Commissioners. 

    Candidates must have, or commit to obtaining within one year, the NAHRO Certified Management Executive Certification; or within two years, the PHADA Executive Director Education Program.  Finalists will be required to provide academic, work history, and salary history verification.  The consultant will complete criminal and credit history background checks.

    The DHC website contains additional information regarding the expected knowledge, skills and abilities, the position description, and community profile.  Compensation for the position is negotiable, depending on the qualifications and experience of the chosen candidate.  It is required that the selected Executive Director will establish residency in the Detroit metropolitan area.  DHC is an equal opportunity employer.  Please submit a one-page cover letter, a two-page resume that includes salary history, and a listing of three professional references.  Please submit an email version of the application document to both Stan Quy, President / Principal of the Organizational Leadership Edge at Squy@cox.net and Helen Kipplen, Interim Executive Director / Chief Financial Officer at kipplenh@dhcmi.org

    This position will remain open until filled.

    MARIJUANA

    Although marijuana has been legalized under Michigan law, it is a Schedule I controlled substance and is illegal under federal law.  As a federally funded agency DHC’s employees are NOT permitted to use or possess any form of marijuana for medical or recreational purposes.  Any applicant for employment who tests positive for marijuana during a pre-employment drug screening shall be ineligible for employment with DHC.  Any applicant for employment who advises DHC that s/he uses any form of marijuana will be ineligible for employment with DHC.  DHC is unable to grant a request for a reasonable accommodation to use marijuana under any circumstance.

  • 12 Dec 2018 10:30 AM | Anonymous

                   JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

    Announcement Number 2018-1

    December 4, 2018

    Area of Consideration:  Open

          

    The Detroit Housing Commission is posting the following (3) Three position(s).  Find below an abbreviated position summary; knowledge, skills, and abilities and position qualifications.

    POSITION TITLE:     HOUSING SPECIALIST

    FLSA:                       NON-EXEMPT

    REPORTS TO:         DIRECTOR OF ASSISTED HOUSING OR MGR/SUPV. DESIGNEE

    DEPARTMENT:        ASSISTED HOUSING

    General Summary

    The purpose of this position is to provide operational support of the Detroit Housing Commission’s Section 8 programs by assisting in the delivery of program services and may include application processing, waiting list management, portability actions, intake actions, and recertification duties. Additionally work involves communication with participating property owners and management companies. The work is performed under the supervision of an HCV Supervisor or Manager.

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Recertifications (Annual, Interim and Special): Notify program participants and landlords of scheduled reexaminations.  Interview participants; verify and document required information.  Calculate tenant share of rent. Recertifications may be conducted via mail, individual or group briefing sessions or as a home visit where a reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities is required.  Process requests for minimum rent hardship exemptions. Notify participant, landlord, and Finance Department of new HAP and tenant payment amounts.  Enter recertification data into computer system and generate a HUD-50058.  HUD regulations require timely processing of annual and interim recertifications, including corrections, MTCS or other essential data.  
    2. Terminations:  Initiate voucher termination for participants who fail to comply with program requirements. Initiate HAP Contract terminations and HAP abatements for landlords who fail to comply with program requirements. Prepare cases for hearings; participate in hearings as required.
    3. Prepare correspondence using standard form letters, editing them to fit specific circumstances. 
    4. Make personal, telephone, or email contact with a wide variety of people, including: applicants; voucher holders; employers; financial institutions; service or benefit providers; property managers; and landlords/owners.  Contacts are for a variety of purposes, including: explaining program requirements; negotiating rents and HAP contracts; verifying information on income, assets, or deductions; and resolving problems.
    5. Provide good customer service by regularly and timely responding to email and telephone communications in a professional manner. Process incoming mail, including faxes by properly sorting, reviewing, responding timely and filing all mail or fax communications.  
    6. Utilize a variety of computer software programs including standard office software for word processing (e.g. Word), presentation preparation (e.g. PowerPoint), and spreadsheet (e.g. Excel) applications; use Yardi software for applications, waiting list, participant recordkeeping, HUD-50058 preparation, and reporting. 
    7. Establish and maintain participant and landlord files in accordance with DHC file protocols.  This includes timely filing of all documents related to the participant file.
    8. Maintain the confidentiality of designated information. Perform work in accordance with HUD and PII (Personally Identifiable Information) policies. 
    9. Application Processing: Accept applications from the public as required. Explain program procedures, eligibility criteria, waiting list preferences, anticipated waiting times, and other program issues to applicants and the public.  Place applicants on the waiting list in accordance with DHC’s Administrative Plan and applicable HUD guidance and/or regulations.
    10. Waiting List Management: Participate in a waiting list update (purge) at least annually or as required; update applicants’ personal information and waiting list placement as required.
    11. Portability: Explain DHC’s portability procedures to families porting into or out of the jurisdiction.  May assist as required with port-ins by providing documentation to initial PHAs and DHC’s respective Finance Department(s).  May assist with follow-up with gaining PHAs to determine the status of port-outs; provide documentation to Finance Department when families are housed.
    12. Intake:  May assist, as required, in sending letters inviting applicants to provide documentation to support their eligibility for the program. Obtain necessary verifications and other required information.  Determine eligibility for the program and appropriate voucher size.  Participate in applicant briefings.  Explain program requirements to landlords and rental agents. Verify unit passes HQS inspection before completing negotiations. May, as required, determine rent reasonableness, calculate utility allowance, apply the 40% rent burden test, negotiate and prepare Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) Contracts, calculate initial HAP payments, and complete the move-in process. Notify ineligible applicants; participate in informal review process, as required.

    Perform other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    1. Ability to effectively communicate verbally with a variety of people, one-on-one, in small groups, and with larger groups in a briefing situation.  Contacts include a diverse, low-income population, landlords, property managers, DHC staff, and the general public. 
    2. Ability to manage, organize, and process documents related to HUD requirements, in a manner that provides for proper file protocol and meets required timelines.
    3. Ability to effectively communicate in writing, generally using existing form letters or other documents as examples.  Use proper and professional business email protocol.
    4. Ability to mitigate conflicts and negotiate successful resolutions to disputes among team members or with participants and landlords. 
    5. Knowledge of, and ability in, organizational and planning skills necessary to accomplish the work load and the ability to apply good organizational skills.
    6. Analytical skills necessary to: research policies, procedures, and guidance in response to specific questions or issues; make recommendations regarding what guidance is applicable to the specific situation and what course of action should be taken. 
    7. Creative problem solving skills for use when there is no directly applicable guidance.
    8. Interviewing and negotiating skills and techniques.
    9. Knowledge of the Section 8 programs’ regulations, guidelines, procedures, and requirements including:  HUD regulations and guidelines relating to program eligibility and participation; income determination; HAP and tenant share calculation; Housing Quality Standards (HQS); rent reasonableness; payment standards; etc., State and Local building and occupancy laws or regulations; and DHC’s Administrative Plan and related policies and procedures.
    10. Must achieve and successfully maintain a score of 80% or above in an industry-recognized rent calculation test. 
    11. Ability to operate a variety of standard office machines, including a computer, fax machine, copier, multi-line telephone, scanners, bar code readers and calculator.
    12. Knowledge of basic office procedures such as filing.

    Physical Effort and Working Conditions

    The incumbent typically performs work in an office environment.  The employee must be physically able to operate a variety of office machines; must be able to move or carry objects or materials weighing up to 10 pounds; and must be able to walk stoop, bend or stand for moderate periods of time.

    Other requirements

    The incumbent must hold a valid state driver’s license; pass federal, state, and local criminal investigation clearances, and pass a drug screening test administered by the Commission or its designated provider.  Fluency in a second language (e.g. Spanish, Vietnamese) is desirable but not required.

    Minimum Qualifications

    An Associates’ Degree from an accredited college or university and two (2) years of full-time experience working in subsidized rental property management or a related field is preferred.  Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) experience is preferred.  Experience working with a diverse customer population while offering a high-level of customer satisfaction is required. Work experience which includes responsibility for the management of documents, records or files associated with stringent or complex requirements, such as compliance with government regulations or federal legislation associated with the determination of program eligibility is required.  CSO-HCV, CSSO-HCV, HCVEIR, HCVOEIR, HCV Specialist Certification or other HCV certifications are highly desirable.

                      

    Candidates possessing a high school diploma or GED and 3 years of full-time housing management experience will be considered in lieu of a degree when evaluating the minimum requirements.

    The successful candidate will be required to obtain the HCV Specialist Certification and the HCV Rent Calculation Certification within 6 months of hire.  A score of 80% or higher is required on the rent calculation examination and on the rent calculation component of the HCV Specialist examination.

    SALARY: $34,278.40 - $36,420.80 plus Full Benefits and Defined Contribution Retirement Plan

    MARIJUANA

    Although marijuana has been legalized under Michigan law, it is a Schedule I controlled substance and is illegal under federal law.  As a federally funded agency DHC’s employees are  NOT permitted to use or possess any form of marijuana  for medical or recreational purposes.  Any applicant for employment who tests positive for marijuana during a pre-employment drug screening shall be ineligible for employment with DHC.  Any applicant for employment who advises DHC that s/he uses any form of marijuana will be ineligible for employment with DHC.  DHC is unable to grant a request for a reasonable accommodation to use marijuana under any circumstance.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Submit cover letter, and resume detailing your qualifications/work experience and Voluntary Self- Identification forms to: Venesta Jones, Detroit Housing Commission, 1301 E. Jefferson, Detroit, MI 48207 OR Apply online at www.dhcmi.org under Careers.

    This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of this position.  It is not intended to limit or in any way to modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.  The use of a particular expression of illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind of level or difficulty.


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