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Housing Services Specialist V - Housing Choice Voucher Program Manager

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The Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) is searching for an energetic, resourceful, creative, and innovative leader and manager to oversee a key management position within the Rental Assistance Division.

Specific duties include:

Oversees a team responsible for case management for Housing Choice Voucher participants in the Moving to Work (MTW) program. The team is responsible for the on-going operations related to MTW participants including reexaminations, interims and transfers.

Oversees the management of Moving to Work Case Management staff, setting priorities and expectations, monitoring work assignments and completion, and communicating the team’s role, successes, challenges, and needs to internal and external stakeholders.

Prepares and presents related reports, and develops, fosters and maintains partnerships within the agency, internal and external customers, and other county agencies.

Working for Fairfax County Government offers a culture of well-being that empowers, educates, and engages employees and promotes a holistic approach to physical, mental, emotional, social, spiritual, and financial wellness. Watch these videos to learn more:

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For more information on the Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development, click here.
You also can view here the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Report which represents a high-level overview of many of the substantial developments we have undertaken and the impact of our work within the community and in the lives of the residents who have been served through these efforts. 
The Department of Housing and Community Development is committed to the One Fairfax Policy by intentionally considering equity when making policies, delivering programs and services, considering diverse ideas and perspectives, and communicating with transparency in the decision-making processes. Click here to learn more about the One Fairfax policy.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: (Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to") Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in sociology, psychology, public administration or a related field; plus six years of experience in the field of human services, Choice Voucher, tax credits, real estate, homeownership, relocation or property management, including two years of supervisory experience.

Contingent upon area of assignment, some positions within this class may require one or more of the following: Public Housing Manager; Housing Choice Voucher Occupancy Public Housing Occupancy Specialist/Senior Specialist; Limited Income Housing Tax Credit Housing Credit Certified Professional- Specialist ;Housing Quality Standards; Uniform Physical Condition Standards Inspector.


At least three years of experience working in waiting list management for federal or local housing programs;

Experience working in a Moving to Work public housing agency (PHA);

Strong interpersonal and communication skills;

Experience working for a public housing agency;

Strong experience in federal, state and local housing programs

Demonstrated record of establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external divisions and agencies;

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;

Five years of progressively responsible experience in directly supervising, managing and developing a team of professionals.

Professional housing certificates (Public Housing Manager, Housing Choice Voucher Program Management, or Housing Choice Voucher Supervisor), a plus.

Work is generally sedentary in nature; however, incumbent is required to frequently move about to perform office work such as accessing files, attending meetings, making presentations, operating general office equipment, and performing other essential job duties; may be required to move items up to approximately 15 pounds in weight. Ability to read information on a computer monitor; effectively communicate; operate keyboard-driven equipment and computer. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.  
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. DHREmployment@fairfaxcounty.gov EEO/AA/TTY.

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 17, 2023
Posting Expiration Date: 
Sunday, January 7, 2024
Job Location Details: 
Fairfax, VA
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