Job Opportunities

Accountant III- General Ledger – Houston Housing Authority

GENERAL SUMMARY
Responsible for the accounting and maintenance of the General Ledger and Financial Reporting activities. Reports to the Senior Accounting Supervisor of the General Ledger and Section 8. Learn More>


Technical Support Analyst III Lead – Houston Housing Authority

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Technical Support Analyst III Lead plays a critical role in the efficient implementation, maintenance and administration of technical support of computer and phone systems that serves the Houston Housing Authority. The Technical Support Analyst III Lead will provide guidance and direction to the technical support staff as well as perform level III support on technical issues. The Technical Support Analyst III Lead will also assist the Network Engineer with their duties and will provide assistance in configuring and maintaining the Houston Housing Authorities systems. The Technical Support Analyst III Lead reports to the Director of Information Technology. Learn More>


Senior .Net Web Application Developer – Houston Housing Authority

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Senior .Net Web Application Developer plays a critical role in the efficient implementation, maintenance and administration of custom computer software systems and automation that serves the Houston Housing Authority. The employee will be crucial in software automation of Houston Housing Authority systems and processes as well as their web presence. The Senior .Net Web Application Developer will mentor and lead any junior developers. The Senior .Net Web Application Developer reports to the Director of Information Technology. Learn More>


Manager of Construction Services – Houston Housing Authority

GENERAL SUMMARY
Responsible for all aspects of Houston Housing Authority’s construction activities for the development of new multi-family housing needs and renovation of existing units. Carries out planning, prepares and controls budget, initiates and manages procurement of professional services and construction contracts, prepares construction bids, conducts pre-bid meetings, selects vendors, coordinates and liaises with all Agencies, construction oversight, avoids legal conflicts, generates, presents and maintains records; assesses staff requirements, recruits, trains and supervises staff. Reports to Director of Real Estate Investments & Development. Learn More>


Attorney – Houston Housing Authority

GENERAL SUMMARY

Responsible for assisting the General Counsel in handling legal matters referred to the department including drafting and monitoring contracts, conducting and/or monitoring litigation, assisting in the negotiation of real estate development and acquisition deals, researching legal issues and preparing legal memoranda, as determined by the General Counsel. Under the supervision and direction of the General Counsel, the employee may perform some or all of the duties listed below. Specific duties are as follows:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares legal documents such as contracts, leases, petitions, appeals, and notices.
  • Provides advice regarding procurement issues—reviews and approves requests for proposals and invitations for bids.
  • Provides legal counsel to Houston Housing Authority departments on lease enforcement, risk management, workers compensation, and regulatory compliance matters.
  • Researches legal issues and prepares memoranda of law, legal briefs, and legal opinions as assigned.
  • Provide legal services in connection with the negotiation of real estate    development and acquisition projects.
  • Provides legal counsel and training to staff in the monitoring of regulatory compliance.
  • Oversees risk managements and insurance matters.
  • Monitors administrative cases, including resident and employee grievances, EEOC matters and like issues.
  • Reviews legal publications or notices for pertinent information and      disseminates to appropriate personnel.
  • Maintains records of Houston Housing Authority owned properties.
  • Responsible for providing direct services and supervising other legal staff to handle lease enforcement actions and forcible entry and/or detainer cases.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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Vice President of Real Estate Investments & Development – Houston Housing Authority

 

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Vice President of Real Estate Investments & Development (REID) manages the REID of the Houston Housing Authority under the direction of the Senior Vice President (SVP). The VP of REID shall be active in all phases of affordable housing development and modernization including selecting developable sites, analyzing potential acquisitions, conceptualizing projects, obtaining appropriate financing and ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget. Oversees all new housing development, capital improvement programs, Capital Funds Program (CFP), Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program, and energy savings performance contracts. Performs a variety of managerial tasks involving the operation of housing developments. Reports to the Senior Vice President. Learn More>

 


SOB NO. 2019-301 Lawn Care Services –Various Properties

Fort Worth Housing Solutions (FWHS) is seeking bids for lawn care services.

FWHS reserves the right to reject any or all bids. MBE/WBE firms are encouraged to submit their bid.

All questions for the SOB must be submitted in writing and e-mailed to Fort Worth Housing Solutions at procurement@fwhs.org or faxed to (817) 333-3593 no later than, 11:00 a.m. CST on April 22, 2019.

 PRE-BID MEETING:

 April 17, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. CST

Fort Worth Housing Solutions 

Procurement Conference Room

1201 East 13th Street, 2nd Floor Board Room Annex

Fort Worth, TX  76102

BID DUE DATE:

April 25, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. CST

Fax: (817) 333-3593

Procurement Conference Room

Email: procurement@fwhs.org 

Solicitation documents are available either on our website at https://www.fwhs.org/bid-invitations/, or can be picked-up between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. starting April 10, 2019 Monday through Friday at the following location:

Fort Worth Housing Solutions

Procurement Department

1201 East 13th Street, 1st Floor, South Entrance

Fort Worth, TX 76102

(817) 535-6877


Vice President & General Counsel – Houston Housing Authority

The primary purpose of this position is to provide overall direction and management of the Legal Department and to ensure that the Houston Housing Authority and its subsidiaries receive the highest standard of legal representation as the General Counsel carries out its mandate as fund administrator, contract negotiator, landlord, leasing agent, developer, employer, redevelopment agency, and housing authority. The General Counsel serves as the chief legal advisor to the President & Chief Executive Officer and all Department Heads/Executive Team on all legal matters involving or relating to the Houston Housing Authority including litigation, public housing law, Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) legal issues, employment, landlord and tenant issues, personnel and other administrative functions. All activities support the Houston Housing Authority’s mission, strategic goals, and objectives and produce results that accomplish the goals of the General Counsel. Reports to the President & Chief Executive Officer. Learn More>


Executive Director

Lee’s Summit Housing Authority Lee’s Summit, Missouri ​ Lee’s Summit Housing Authority is seeking an Executive Director to lead all aspects of the organization including administration of current programs, development of new housing options, and financial management. Established in 1967 and governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners, Lee’s Summit Housing Authority (LSHA) has 116 Public Housing units, a 649 base-line Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program and an administrative budget of $924,000. ​

An executive staff of five (including the Executive Director) and a maintenance staff of two administer a program rated by HUD as a “High Performing” housing authority. The board is stable and leads with knowledge of both housing and the city of Lee’s Summit. The board oversaw the creation of a Five Year Strategic Plan beginning in July 2017.  The overall top priority for the Executive Director is implementation and expansion of the plan, including reducing the affordable housing waiting list by developing 100 units of mixed-income housing in the planning period. In Lee’s Summit, the population growth rate predictions leading to 2027 indicate the need for about 2,700 new housing units of which a minimum of 400 will be needed for low-income occupancy. This challenge and opportunity requires significant effort toward partnerships in local government, private real estate, HUD, and citizen stakeholders. Lee’s Summit Housing Authority intends to be a leader in the room for all housing planning discussions, while continuing excellent management of its current programs and properties. Learn More> 


 

HCV Supervisor

SCOPE: The position is responsible for assisting with the supervision of the HCV Occupancy staff, managing a small caseload of HAP contracts for Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) clients in various housing programs and monitoring the completion of initial contract approvals. AHA has 1626 HCV vouchers.

Applications and full job description are available on the Abilene Housing Authority website at www.abileneha.org/job-opportunities. Interested candidates can also email their resume and cover letter to gene.reed@abileneha.org.


Bookkeeper

JOB TITLE: Bookkeeper

EXEMPT: NO

DEPARTMENT: Finance and Administration

REPORTS TO: Director of Finance and Administration

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN

JOB TYPE: Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:
CLASSIFICATION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Director of Finance and Administration, this position will assist in accounting and bookkeeping and fiscal operations functions of Housing Authority of Travis County (HATC) and Strategic Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC) in accordance with current business trends and have an understanding of generally accepted accounting principles in the U.S.A. (GAAP)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of wok being performed by this position. This is not a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned. – Responsible for the assistance in the preparation of financial reports of HATC and SHFC, including budgets and budget revisions in accordance with GAAP. – Assist in preparing the annual operating budget for review and approval from CEO/Executive Vice President, Board of Commissioners/Board of Directors, and HUD. – Follow internal control measures to safeguard the overall assets of HATC and SHFC. – Maintain accounting books, records, ledgers, and vouchers by performing duties including: Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Bank Deposits, Payroll, Interprogram due to/due from, HAP Accounting Manager software. – Perform a wide range of routine accounting tasks in order to maintain adequate system of accounting records. – Perform month-end closing activities including general ledger maintenance, balance sheet reconciliations – Prepare reconciliation schedules monthly and/or quarterly to support the financial statements amount.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: – Bachelor’s degree in Accounting highly preferred, other business degrees considered with commensurate work experience – Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an accounting role either as an accounting analyst, accountant, accounting clerk, or equivalent. Experience in special-purpose government entity enterprise fund, and affordable housing finance is highly preferred.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE The ability to: – Utilize a complex accounting system – Interpret and apply state and federal regulations – Collect, organize and interpret financial data – Solve problems analytically – Communicate orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner – Establish priorities and keep deadlines
SALARY: $38,000 – $42,000

BENEFITS: – Employer paid medical insurance premium starting after a 30 day wait period. Insurance will include dental and vision care for the employee only. Dependents or spouses may be added to the plan coverage at the sole cost of the employee – Employer paid Employee Assistance Program (EAP) from Deer Oaks – $15,000.00 group life insurance policy that covers the employee only – Texas County & District Retirement System (TCDRS) Retirement Plan in which the employee contributes 4% and the employer will match 250% to the plan. The employee is vested at 5 years of service. Eligibility for the employee retirement plan starts on date of hire, TCDRS offers Prior Service Credit for proportionate time with other approved State Plans – Short and long term disability and pays 100% of the premium for this coverage. – Mutual of America’s 457 Plan at the sole cost of the employee – AFLAC Insurance which has many products available for purchase by the employee and the cost is deducted from the employee pay – Gold’s Gym Corporate membership in which the Agency will pay half of the membership amount for the employee. 

CONTACT: Patrick B. Howard, AICP , CEO & Executive Director / Executive Vice President, Housing Authority of Travis County / Strategic Housing Finance Corporation, Patrick.b.howard@traviscountytx.gov


Executive Director

Salary Negotiable

The Housing Authority of Round Rock, Texas is accepting resumes for the position of executive director. RRHA has 100 public housing units, 16 scattered sites, and administers approximately 200 vouchers. This includes approximately 100 portability vouchers. A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years senior management experience in a similar position is required. Send resumes to D_hyde@roundrockha.org. Position is open until filled. No phone calls please. 


Housing Choice Voucher Program Specialist

Salary $35K – 38K

The Round Rock Housing Authority administers 96 vouchers, along with 140+ portability vouchers. Voucher program/portability experience a strong plus. Case management experience and ability to multitask a must. Send resumes to D_hyde@roundrockha.org Position is open until filled. No phone calls please.


Accounting Clerk

Salary $24K – $27K

Round Rock Housing Authority administers 96 vouchers and 140+ portability vouchers. Experience with portability billings and HAPPY software a plus. Must have experience with accounts payable/receivable and preparing checks for payments using Quickbooks. Will also assist with administrative tasks as needed.  Send resumes to  D_hyde@roundrockha.org  Position is open until filled.