Job Title: Housing Choice Voucher Housing Specialist
Salary Level: Hourly
Minimum: $16.06 Per Hour
Maximum: Negotiable Depending On Experience
Employee Reports To: Coo/Deputy Executive Director
Prepared By: Coo/Deputy Executive Director Date: 7-30-2019
Approved By: Chief Executive Officer Date: 7-13-2023
Revised: July 13, 2023
Application Due Date: Open Until Filled
This position is responsible for the timely and accurate calculation of applicants and tenants' income/rent in accordance with HUD regulations and assist with annual and interim reexaminations of the Village Communities of Texarkana, Texas (VCTT's) Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Rental Assistance Program. Under the Direction of the HCV Program Manager, this position schedules and performs certifications and recertifications, and manages all correspondence and data related to such inspections. In addition, assist with annual and interim reexaminations and new admissions to include (but not limited to) interviewing clients, verifying information, and computing income and rent.
The following duties Are Not intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Shown are duties intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The duties of this position are primarily office and site-based and require manual dexterity sufficient to competently use office equipment such as a computer keyboard or calculator. From time to time, the holder of this position will be required to conduct site visits that would include the ability to traverse over a 1/4 mile at a time and ability to climb stairs. Effective written and oral communication skills are also required such as complex written responses to regulatory agency or public information request.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent work experience) with two or more years' experience working with low income or assisted housing programs and demonstrated skills in site base management, lease enforcement, maintenance supervision and budget management; or
A Master's degree may be substituted for one year of general experience.
Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to be covered by the VCTT's insurance.
Effective and respectful communication and interaction with other employees and supervisors; Conduct staff meetings with team members to discuss operational problems, changes, results of Quality Control reviews, and other program related matters. Confer with peers and supervisor relative to the needs of the division/program. Performance Standards: Maintaining an orderly and pleasant work environment; cohesive and productive work group; documented monthly staff meetings; documented written recommendations on program needs.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
VCTT Instrumentalities & Affiliates (When engaged)
Provide various professional services under agreements with HUD and other entities including, but not limited to:
Technical Assistance - HCV Program Administration; When engaged & assigned...
Technical Assistance - Inspection Services; When engaged & assigned...
Technical Assistance - Technology Tools; When engaged & assigned...
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