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Job Title: 

Director of Housing Choice Voucher Program

Salary Range: 
$113,706 - $147,818
Full Job Description: 

Our Agency

Everett Housing Authority (EHA) is a diverse, innovative public agency located in Everett, WA, only minutes from the waterfront. EHA is committed to our mission: to create affordable housing, foster healthy communities where households thrive, and replace systemic racism with equity for all.  

Those interested can expect:

  • A hybrid work schedule with a minimum of 3 days in the Office 
  • A competitive salary 
  • Accrue up to 22 days of paid vacation annually
  • 13 days of sick leave each year 
  • 13 paid holidays each year
  • A strong benefit package including robust health, dental, and life insurance as well as a pension plan (PERS).  
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work that makes a difference in the lives of people!

  

The Position

We are seeking a talented individual to serve as the Director of EHA’s Housing Choice Voucher Program and special Moving-to-Work Thrive-plus initiative focused on providing case management counseling and work assistance under the MTW rent reform cohort. 

This position directs the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Department to ensure efficiency and compliance with State and Federal residential occupancy regulations in the selection of tenants, determination of rents, and resolution of tenant complaints and problems. Additional responsibilities include overseeing EHA’s Moving to Work Demonstration Program (THRIVE team) as it launches this initiative in the HCV department by May 2024. The HCV operation is planning strategies to enhance tenant choice and mobility into low-poverty neighborhoods of opportunity through Snohomish County. Experience with HCV lease-up and mobility practices and knowledge of Arc GIS or PolicyMap are desirable. 

The ideal candidate will be an expert in HCV administration with a passion in racial equity and ending poverty, who cares deeply about the needs of our participants, and works effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures. This person will have several years of supervisory experience working in federally assisted housing programs, including the HCV and PBV programs.

EHA values your unique perspective and background. We encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every qualification. Our hiring practices prioritize equal opportunity for all. 

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

OPTION #1

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, urban planning, human relations, social services or a closely related field of study. 

PLUS: 

Seven (7) or more years of paid experience working in federally assisted housing programs including at least four (4) years the HCV program and four (4) years of supervisory responsibility.

OPTION #2

Minimum of ten (10) years of paid experience working in federally assisted housing programs, including at least seven (7) years in HCV or public housing and four (4) years of supervisory responsibility.

 

 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE OF/SKILL IN:

  • HCV housing programs;
  • Methods and techniques of HCV housing management;
  • Federal, state and local laws and regulations concerning HCV housing;
  • Preparation and submission of housing applications and grant writing;
  • In-depth knowledge of federally assisted HCV housing programs;
  • Knowledge of social service programs and services;
  • Effective techniques of supervision and administration;
  • Preparation of concise and objective reports and studies;
  • Written and oral communications;
  • Excellent oral and writing skills;

REQUIRED ABILITY TO:

  • Speak and understand English and follow oral and written directions;
  • Relate to applicants, tenants and landlords in a professional, caring manner;
  • Work independently in a non-structured setting with minimal supervision;
  • Understand, interpret and implement complicated federal rules, regulations, contracts and programs;
  • Develop, control and monitor budgets;
  • Manage time and tasks efficiently with limited supervision;
  • Train, supervise, evaluate and discipline employees;
  • Proficiently use computer including Word, Excel and housing-related software;
  • Use good judgment when making complex decisions, sometimes without complete information.
  • Perform basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and percentages;
  • Develop letters, memoranda, reports, leases and legal papers using grammatically correct English;
  • Drive a vehicle.
To Apply: 

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/2137350/CIty-of-Everett-Housing-Authority/Director-of-Housing-Choice-Voucher-Program

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, December 27, 2023
Application Deadline: 
Monday, February 12, 2024
Posting Expiration Date: 
Sunday, February 25, 2024
Job Location Details: 
3107 Colby Ave., Everett, WA 98201
Job Posting Validation: 
Housing

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