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.
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.
* 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
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.
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
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.
* 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
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
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
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
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
DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. APPLY IMMEDIATELY, POSITION MAY
CLOSE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.
RECRUITMENT NUMBER: 20082