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Job Title: 

Housing, Counseling and Homeless Services Supervisor

Oakland County
Job Location: 
Waterford, MI
Salary Range: 
$66,550.64 - $89,164.66 Annually
Full Job Description: 

invites applications for the position of:

Housing Counseling & Homeless Services Supervisor


SALARY:$66,550.64 - $89,164.66 Annually





Under direction, is responsible for supervising and overseeing the operations of the Housing Counseling and Homeless Services unit. Prepares grant applications for local, state, and federal housing counseling and homeless service funding. Oversees grant implementation and compliance requirements and reporting activities within automated grant reporting systems. Makes routine decisions consistent with division policies and procedures and federal regulations, and after initial training and certification, performs the duties necessary to the unit function on an independent basis. Develops and coordinates new and/or ongoing complex special projects and grants designed to meet housing needs and federal grant program requirements. Conducts homeless and housing counseling needs assessments, develops special project implementation strategies, and administers programs. Administers the Emergency Solutions Grant and the Comprehensive Housing Counseling Grant Program and counseling activities. Provides leadership and assistance to the Alliance for Housing of Oakland County for the Continuum of Care Plan to address homelessness in Oakland County. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.


Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application: 

Thoroughly documented work history

Transcript with degree and award date

The application is incomplete in ANY capacity

Valid Driver's License Number

1. Possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Social Work, Public Administration, Counseling, Public Administration, Planning, Political Science or a related field of study.

NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services http://naces.org/members.html). The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.

2. a. Must possess and maintain the HUD housing counseling certification; AND
    b. Have had at least two (2) years of full-time work experience involving administering,
        monitoring, and evaluating government or grant programs, and/or involving real
        property transactions, housing management, and counseling; OR

3. a. Within the six (6) month probationary period must obtain and maintain the HUD  
        housing counseling certification; AND
    b. Have had at least four (4) years of full-time work experience involving administering,
        monitoring, and evaluating government or grant programs and/or involving real
        property transactions, housing management and counseling

NOTE: A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in one of the fields listed in section 2 b or 3 b above for each function may be substituted for one (1) year of the experience described in 2 above for each function.

4. Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator’s or chauffeur’s license. Out of country driver’s license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver license before the hire date.

5. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical established for this class.

6. Successfully complete the six month probationary period.

Work History
  You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications. 
 College Transcripts
  If you have completed education higher than a high school diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your official/unofficial transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date awarded/conferred, institution name, and applicant name; and is in a format that cannot be modified or edited. Your application will not be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information. Transcripts from outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html). This documentation must be attached to your application if you are certifying you have an education higher than high school/GED. NOTE: This section is used for TRANSCRIPTS ONLY. Other documents such as reference, cover letter, resume, etc are


1.  Must maintain a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.
2. Must obtain and maintain the HUD housing counseling certification within six (6) month probationary period.




2100 Pontiac Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48328


Position #2021-219

To Apply: 

Oakland County is currently seeking a Housing, Counseling and Homeless Services Supervisor.  We would appreciate you sharing this link with alumni and students who may be interested and qualified for this position. 

The link is:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oakgov/jobs/3293959/housing-counseling-homeless-services-supervisor

Date Posted: 
Friday, January 7, 2022
Posting Expiration Date: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Job Location Details: 
Waterford, MI

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