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HCV Specialist

HACDB serves 1,337 participants in it’s HCV and VASH programs and is seeking an experienced HCV Specialist. Employee is responsible for the review and verification of applications for admission to the housing choice voucher program. Employee exercises considerable judgment and initiative in carrying out day-to-day responsibilities subject to established procedures, practices, and standards. Duties require considerable knowledge of HUD regulations on tenant selection and the ability to maintain tenant records and prepare accurate and concise reports. Work assignments are performed under the general supervision of the Housing Choice Voucher Administrator who periodically reviews work through conferences, reports, and analysis of results obtained.

Candidate must possess:
1. Knowledge of HUD/PHA regulations and the HCV program.
2. Ability to read, interpret and understand and apply regulations, Federal, State, local laws and codes.
3. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders, internal and external customers.
4. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Possess good mathematic/quantitative skills.
5. Strong problem-solving skills, and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses
6. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, including: Excel, Word, Outlook strongly preferred.

  • Education equivalent to a two year degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution in a relevant field. A minimum of three years experience directly involving HCV program certification and recertification. Must have certification from Nan McKay, NAHRO, or other recognized industry credentials.
  • Possession of a valid Florida motor vehicle operator's license required.
  • Contact Shirley Bottoms, HR Generalist 386-253-5653 ext. 324

Maintenance Mechanic
(Regular full-time, part-time & temporary positions)

  • Come be a part of helping DBHA meet its mission of providing affordable housing for the citizens of Volusia County, Florida, a place where you can put your passion and skill into helping the members of our community. Daytona Beach Housing Authority provides public housing services to 775 families.
  • We are going through a transformation and need passionate, talented, and dedicated Maintenance Mechanics for Temporary, PT and Regular Full-Time positions.
  • Three plus years in specialty trade such as A/C, carpentry, electrical work, or equivalent and/or a combination of education and experience.
  • Possession of a valid Florida motor vehicle operator's license required.
  • Contact Shirley Bottoms, HR Generalist 386-253-5653 ext. 324

Administrative Assistant

 

Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Community Engagement and Partnerships , produces high level support and administrative work of moderate difficulty, associated with the functionality of services and programs provided to residents and members of the community served by the Housing Authority of the City of Daytona Beach. Duties include but are not limited to, official communication, resident, community and stakeholder engagement, management of a department calendar, direct services to residents, community members and staff. The Administrative Assistant provides general administrative support to the Director of Community Engagement and Partnerships.

 

Candidate Must Possess:

Knowledge of administrative procedures and systems such as data management, managing files and records, transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology. Possesses excellent skills in the use of the Microsoft Office product package, with special emphasis on knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher. Ability to produce reports that reflect professionalism and accuracy and to research a variety of resources to ensure that data is fact checked and accurate.

 

Education and Experience:

Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field (or a combination of education and experience).

Five (5) years of increasingly responsible administrative experience.

Any equivalent combination of experience, education and training.

 

Special Requirements:

Possession of a valid Florida motor vehicle operator's license.

 

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and letter of interest to HR Generalist, Shirley Bottoms, HR Generalist.

Contact Shirley Bottoms, HR Generalist 386-253-5653, ext. 324


Director of Operations

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides support to the Affordable Housing (Public Housing) senior staff, plans and directs the operational aspects of the Housing Choice Voucher program and works directly with third party partners, low income tax credit complexes under contract with third party owners/partners; RAD units; and market rate housing. Effectively supervises the agency operations with regard to policy issues and the implementation of Authority and federal policy.  Works directly with Chief Executive Officer with significant independence and is expected to manage independently with effective outcomes. Provides direct and indirect supervision to assigned professionals including procurement and development staff.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage compliance with HUD and PHA rules, policies and procedures, including the update, development and transmittal of such.
  • Support agency transition to RAD, including connection with transaction manager, HUD, RAD Desk, Consultant, Developers, Residents and other stakeholders.
  • Responsible for oversight of ACOP, Administrative Plan, SEMAP, PHAs, Annual and 5 year plan.
  • Provide agency performance analysis and recommend appropriate adjustment to provide increased effectiveness
  • Supervise and monitor staff activities relating to program administration; prepare periodic reports to HUD, the Board of Commissioners, and the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external customers, stakeholders, municipal and private partners. This includes proper and effective written and verbal communication.
  • Oversee all aspects of the various programs administered by the PHA.
  • Prepare departmental and agency goals via the annual plan and 5 year process.   Ensure delivery of stated goals and objectives throughout agency.
  • Provide onboarding support in the form of training or assessment to new staff at various levels of employment with the HACDB.
  • Supervise and monitor staff activities relating to program administration; prepare periodic reports to HUD, the board of Commissioners, the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Represent HACDB with community partners, attend various community meetings, informing CEO of outcomes and need for participation by HACDB.
  • Serves as POC for the general public on behalf of the CEO. Manages time sensitive matters and advised CEO of risk issues.
  • Prepares executive level correspondence, reviews contracts, development documents, grants, and other high level documents.   Provides narrative summaries and recommendations to the CEO.
  • Respond to and resolve issues pertaining to assigned programs. Advise CEO, in a timely manner, on necessary actions, problems, or requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS - Required

  • Four-year degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Urban Studies or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Five (5) or more years of increasingly responsible experience in publicly assisted housing in an administrative and/or technical capacity involving program
  • Five or more years in a supervisory or executive level position.
  • Must possess national certifications from PHADA, NAHRO, or other recognized housing organizations.
  • Must have the ability to do all work in a hands-on manner as it is not always possible to assign the work that must be completed.
  • Excellent Microsoft office skills and prior experience with PHA software.
  • Budget management and analysis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Filing is required, which would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary. Requires repetitive work and meeting of strict deadlines.

 

POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

This is a full-time position, and typical hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are occasions that may involve evening or weekend work. Position may require occasional travel for purposes of attending training seminars, information sessions or to otherwise represent HACDB at various meetings.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Operates under the general supervision and minimal direction of the Executive Director. Provides direct and indirect supervision to assigned professionals including procurement and development staff.

 

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and letter of interest to HR Generalist, Shirley Bottoms, HR Generalist.

Contact Shirley Bottoms, HR Generalist 386-253-5653, ext. 324


Manager of Administration

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, it produces high-level support and administrative work of considerable difficulty, associated with the functionality of many major areas of the Housing Authority of the City of Daytona Beach (HACDB). Duties include, but are not limited to, board reports, official communication, HACDB’s five-year plan, development documents, contracts, production and distribution of training materials. The Manager of Administration provides general administrative support to the Executive Office as needed.

 

MAJOR TASKS & AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

  1. Produces high-level reports for the Executive Office, HUD, Board of Commissioners, or External Distribution.
  2. Manages Special Projects – EPIC, Strategic Plan, Five Year Plan (these are examples and are not intended to represent the full scope of the project which may be assigned to this position.)
  3. Manages invoices and payment of designated vendor contracts and serves as POC for HACDB commercial rentals, Spectrum, Website. Office Supplies, IT (these are examples and are not intended to represent the full scope of invoice management which may be assigned to this position).  
  4. Manages HACDB Sec 3 program from a compliance perspective. May be instrumental in informing vendors, community members, or staff of the program benefits.
  5. Represents HACDB at community events/meetings.
  6. Serves as PIC/EIV Administrator or Coordinator.
  7. Assists with grant applications.
  8. Plans, organizes and delivers special functions or projects.
  9. Provides general Administrative support to the Executive Office including answering telephone inquiries and responding to stakeholders on behalf of the Executive Offices. 
  10. Works closely with the CEO in both the planning and administration of operational and technical projects.
  11. Other duties as assigned                                                                        

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field.
  2. Five (5) years of increasingly responsible administrative experience. (Any equivalent combination of experience, education and training.)

ADMINISTRATIVE KNOWLEDGE

 

Knowledge of administrative procedures and systems such as data management, managing files and records, transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology. Possesses excellent skills in the use of the Microsoft Office product package, with special emphasis on knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher. Able to produce reports that reflect professionalism and accuracy.  Ability to research a variety of resources to ensure that data is fact checked and accurate.

Economics and Accounting

Ability to navigate the HACDB system of record, Yardi, manage spread sheets, balance or reconcile account invoices.  

Customer and Personal Service

Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Ability to represent HACDB at meetings, as a member of committees or organizations, which may include municipal, nonprofit or political concerns.  

Computers and Electronics

Knowledge of general office computer and electronic systems and machinery.

 

Law and Government

Knowledge of regulations and agency rules.

 

COMMUNICATION

  • Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Requires contact with others (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise).
  • Requires face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams, writing letters and memos, telephone conversations and use of electronic mail.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Filing is required, which would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary. Requires repetitive work and meeting of strict deadlines.

POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

This is a full-time position, and typical hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are occasions that may involve evening or weekend work. Position may require occasional travel for purposes of attending training seminars, information sessions or to otherwise represent HACDB at various meetings.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Operates under the general supervision and minimal direction of the Executive Director. 

 

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and letter of interest to HR Generalist, Shirley Bottoms, HR Generalist.

Contact Shirley Bottoms, HR Generalist 386-253-5653, ext. 324  


ASSISTANT PROPERTY MANAGER

POSITION SUMMARY:  Responsible for the performance of office tasks associated with administration of a HUD funded public housing program.  Work involves public contact and requires tact and courtesy in dealing with HACDB customers which is often done during trying situations.  Duties include processing of recertifications, interim rent changes, entering work orders, mediating resident disputes, and assisting with briefing.

Additionally, the  Assistant Property Manager provides supervision and support to staff responsible for wait list management and leasing of vacant units. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Type, distribute, file and compose routine correspondence memorandums, reports and other related items.
  • Answers calls and in-person inquiries for information or services, directs calls and visitors to the proper points of contact.
  • Performs duties required for accurate file maintenance.
  • Explains applicable programs, policies, procedures and regulations to applicants or participants.
  • Monitors leasing activity to ensure that properties maintain an occupancy rate of 98% and an average unit turn around time of less than 30 days in accordance with HUD regulations.
  • Creates and monitors a strategic plan for occupancy stabilization. Reports to Property Manager issues impeding meeting HUD goals.
  • Provides supervision and development as needed to staff responsible for occupancy.
  • Serves as a liaison between management and maintenance in the area of monitoring and reporting leasing activity and goals.
  • Performs support and enforcement of policies through preparation of documents involving evictions and terminations of assistance by legal means, as instructed.

RELATED DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs other reasonably related duties as assigned by the Public Housing Property Manager
  • Performs cashiering functions in collection of rents; receives monies owed to the Housing Authority, gives receipts and balances cash receipts.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, equipment and standard clerical techniques.
  • Must possess the ability to treat each caller and the public with tact courtesy, consideration while maintaining a professional attitude at all times.
  • Skilled in the usage of typewriters, calculators, computers, copiers, printers, fax machines and other office equipment.
  • Ability to understand and accurately follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • Must be able to deal courteously and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees, at all times.
  • Knowledge of policies and regulations of the Daytona Beach Housing Authority (HACDB), as established by the Board of Commissioners or as set forth by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • College to reflect a BA in business or fields related to property management. Experience in private or LIHTC property management and certificates from recognized housing providers may be substituted for education.  
  • Experience in administrative work, especially involving account management.
  • Must possess very good skills in Microsoft office and demonstrate adaptability to software utilized in the business processes.
  • Excellent customer service experience, particularly in serving a diverse population.
  • Must possess valid Florida drivers license.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be bondable.
  • Ability to type 50-wpm.
  • Possession of a valid Florida motor vehicle operator's license.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and letter of interest to HR Generalist, Shirley Bottoms, HR Generalist.

Contact Shirley Bottoms, HR Generalist 386-253-5653, ext. 324