• Ability to determine continued eligibility for current program participants of low-income housing program(s) by reviewing documentation and applying HUD standards and requirements.
• Ability to answer inquiries concerning eligibility, rents, etc., based on knowledge of eligibility standards and continued occupancy policies for appropriate housing program(s).
• Prepare and send notices to program participants and landlords with regard to regulations, authority policies, rent changes, program violations, and other miscellaneous correspondence as needed.
• Organize and maintain files, including participant records, forms and verifications.
• Assist in gathering information for preparation of reports for Authority and HUD purposes. Prepare contracts and all documentation relating to resident occupancy.
• Will also perform work in various locations, as needed and assigned.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
I. Graduation from high school or equivalent.
II. A minimum of two years of office/clerical experience, including interviewing, preferably in a social service or community service agency, which demonstrates possession of the knowledge and abilities listed below.
III. Experience working with HUD, Public Housing, Section 8, LIHTC, or other low-income housing programs and regulations preferred but not required.
IV. Candidates with Certified Occupancy Specialist, Tax Credit Specialist and/or other industry recognized certifications strongly recommended to apply.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Ability to communicate professionally and effectively in both written and verbal form in English.
Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
Knowledge of general mathematics, spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
Must maintain a neat, clean and professional appearance and demeanor at all times.
High level of tact, sensitivity, courtesy, understanding and possess excellent organization.
Ability to use various computer programs accurately and efficiently including but not limited Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat.
Ability to work in a typical office setting and operate standard office equipment, including computers, printers, telephones, copiers, calculators and be able to lift and carry objects and 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 driver’s license with a good driving record.
Compensation ranges from $20-$25 per hour; final determination will be based upon experience. This will be a temporary contract position, with the job the assignment expected to last up to six months. However, there is potential for permanent employment for a qualified candidate.
Work schedule shall be regular business hours, Monday through Friday, not expected to exceed 40 hours per week, unless adjustments to work schedule are required based upon operational needs.
To apply for this position please submit your resume along with three professional references.
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