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Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Case Manager

Company: Community Development Commission
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description

HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER (SECTION 8) CASE MANAGER

PROGRAM SPECIALIST II

LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

HOUSING ASSISTANCE DIVISION

Regular and Contract Positions

Positions available in Alhambra and Palmdale

The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) is a dynamic, innovative agency created in 1982 by the Board of Supervisors to generate affordable housing, community and economic development throughout Los Angeles County and participating cities. Funded primarily with federal grants, the LACDA is an industry leader in sponsoring new solutions to housing and neighborhood revitalization and forming partnerships with private and public agencies. To find out more about the LACDA, please visit our web site at www.lacda.org.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

This position performs technical work involving the coordination, implementation and monitoring of Housing Choice Voucher Program and other subsidized programs.

The ideal candidate demonstrates initiative, resourcefulness, and efficient time management skills. The candidate must be able to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Essential Job Duties

* Review client applications for rental assistance. * Maintain accurate records. * Determine client eligibility based on income, deduction's and allowances, family composition, and compute housing assistance payments and family rental rates according to U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations. * Process annual recertification, interim changes and/or moves including obtaining current third party verification of participant information in accordance with program requirements. * Resolve concerns between tenant, landlord, and the LACDA. * Schedule and conduct group or individual presentations. * Heavy data gathering and reporting of participant information to HUD. * Perform other related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

* Modern office practices and procedures, business correspondence, proper English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. * MS Software (Excel, Word, and Outlook). * Housing program policies and procedures. * Effective customer service techniques.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. * Strong oral and written communication. * Ability to interpret, apply and enforce program regulations. * Ability to maintain accurate records. * Ability to prioritize multiple projects utilizing effective time management skills. * Ability to perform well under pressure in a fast-paced work environment. * Ability to work with minimum supervision * Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, representatives of local government, program participants, community-based organizations and the public. * Sensitivity to persons from culturally diverse backgrounds, persons with AIDS, and persons that are homeless.

Qualifications

Associate's degree or completion of two (2) years of undergraduate coursework from an accredited university, college, or community college specializing in Social Services, Human Services, Public Administration or closely related fieldandone (1) year of directly related work experience in a professional office environment, demonstrating direct customer interfacing experience screening and interviewing a diverse population to determine client eligibility.

OR

Three (3) years of directly related work experience in a professional office environment demonstrating direct customer interfacing experience screening and interviewing a diverse population to determine client eligibility.

Desirable Qualifications

* Work experience with low-income/diverse populations * Experience in YARDI Software * Bilingual * Two (2) years of undergraduate coursework is equivalent to completed sixty (60) units for semester system or ninety (90) units for quarter system.

Additional Information

NOTE:Salary compensation is Dependent on Qualifications (experience, education, skills and abilities). Initial salary placement is generally made at the beginning to mid-point of the posted range. New hires are not eligible to start at the maximum of the posted range.

To be considered, all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online at http://www.lacda.org. In the Work Experience section of your online application clearly describe your experience as it relates to the qualifications. Failure to provide this information may result in eliminating your application from further consideration.

Work experience must be supported by the experience in your application. "See resume" is not an acceptable answer. A resume cannot be substituted for any section of the online application and/or supplemental application. If your application is incomplete, it may be rejected at any stage of the examination process.

To receive credit for a college, university degree, or Master's degree, you must attach a copy of College or University Degree or official transcripts that indicate graduation to your application at the time of filing.

Applicants may be rejected at any stage of the selection process.

Human Resources staff will notify all applicants of their application status via email. You are responsible for monitoring correspondence from this office by checking your email account in a timely manner.

Those applicants whose qualifications most closely meet the needs of the position will be invited for the examination process that includes an online assessment.

Successful applicants must possess a valid California Driver's License and an acceptable driving record, complete background investigation, Live Scan fingerprint search, pre-employment physical and drug screening prior to appointment.

This is a grant-funded position. Section 3 compliant. Continuation of employment is contingent upon continued funding.

DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. APPLY IMMEDIATELY, POSITION MAY CLOSE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.

RECRUITMENT NUMBER: 20082

Keywords: Community Development Commission, Alhambra , Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Case Manager, Other , Alhambra, California

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