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Job Title: 

Field Representative Housing, Housing Assistance Program

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs
Job Location: 
Various, NJ
Salary Range: 
$46,873.41 - $66,104.43
Full Job Description: 


Under the supervision of Supervising Field Representative Housing or Principal Field Representative Housing, Housing Assistance Program, Department of Community Affairs, Division of Housing and Community Resources, is responsible for the primary field activities  for enrolling and determining participant eligibility, preparing Housing Assistance Payments Contracts, authorizing and processing subsidy benefit payments, inspecting rental units, and recertifying program participants in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and State Rental Assistance (SRAP) Programs, and other federal and State housing assistance programs pursuant to the authority of the Public Housing and Development Authority Act, NJSA 55:14H-1 et seq. and the Federal Housing Act of 1937; does related work as required. 




Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree.


One (1) year of experience in a housing assistance program or other housing related program which includes client intake review requiring participant eligibility determinations and/or field duties requiring facility eligibility determinations.


Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional experience as indicated on a year-for-year basis, with thirty (30) semester hour credits being equal to one (1) year of experience.


Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

To Apply: 

Please submit a resume including any required documents (degree, licenses, certification and/or transcripts) along with a letter of interest, including a phone number, by March 8, 2019 to:

New Jersey Department of Community Affairs

Office of Human Resources


101 South Broad Street

PO Box 800

Trenton, New Jersey 08625

Resumes may be emailed to: resume1@dca.nj.gov


IMPORTANT NOTE: Applicants must also apply for the open competitive examination, symbol S0206A via the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Website link below.  Applications must be submitted through the CSC On-Line Application system by March 8, 2019 at 4:00 p.m., visit:


Interviews will be granted based on resume

NOTE: Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), also known as the “New Jersey First Act,” all public employees are required to obtain principal residence in the State of New Jersey within one (1) year of employment UNLESS OTHERWISE EXEMPTED FROM THE LAW.

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Date Posted: 
Friday, February 22, 2019
Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 8, 2019
Posting Expiration Date: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Job Location Details: 
Current Field Offices with openings: Atlantic, Camden, Cumberland, Essex, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset

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