Housing Choice Voucher Program Coordinator (Section 8 Coordinator (LG))

Commonwealth of PA | Monroe County, PA

Posted Date 12/02/2019
Description If you are interested in working as a Housing Choice Voucher Program Coordinator then we need you!  We are looking for an organized individual with great communication skills to work with and supervise an existing staff of three to provide quality service to our clientele.  The coordinator is responsible for the management and operation of the Section 8 Existing Housing Subsidy Program in accordance with the procedures of the housing authority and federal regulations.

IMPORTANT:  YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE.  YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY.  ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.
 
  • Full-time employment (Work hours Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
  • Hiring Preference for this vacancy will be given to candidates who live within Monroe County. If no eligible candidates who live within Monroe County apply for this position, candidates who reside in other counties may be considered
Work involves responsibility for, as well as supervision of, a variety of functions including the intake, review of applications, determining eligibility, income verification, annual reexaminations, inspection of housing units to determine if they meet federal guidelines,and the preparation of correspondence and reports as required.  Work may also include initial outreach to prospective families and contact with rental property owners.  Work is performed with considerable independence subject to review by an administrative superior through conferences, a review of reports and the evaluation of program results.

The Housing Authority of Monroe County offers a family friendly environment to work in.  We are all team players and are proud of our high performer status with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  We provide a valuable public service to our area residents making this job very rewarding. Qualifications:
  • Must meet PA residency requirement – For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency
  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirements - Three (3) years experience in supervising or performing tasks associated with the management of multi-family residential subsidized or affordable housing communities, property owned, or programs administered by a public housing authority or comparable (low-income) property management agency; OR One (1) year as an Assistant Property Manager or Assistant Section 8 Coordinator; OR Two (2) years as a Management Aide.
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions


Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.
 
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):  711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)
 
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.
 
    • Score valid for this specific posting only
    • Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions
    • Provide complete and accurate information or:
      • score may be lower than deserved
      • application processing may be delayed
      • disqualification may result
    • May only test once under this announcement
    • Email notice of test results provided

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