Housing Specialist

York County
Full Time $44,887 - $48,335 Per year VA York County Community Services, 224 Ballard St, Yorktown, VA 23690, United States
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Overview

Performs technical and administrative work in support of the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Manages an assigned caseload of Voucher participants.  Receives and reviews applications and determines program eligibility. Verifies accuracy of information received, including income verification. Maintains a variety of records and files, and prepares and submits reports as required. Performs field investigations and recruits property owners for program participation.  

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma and 3-5 years’ experience in housing programs. Must be collaborative and work well in a team environment. A bachelor’s degree in government, public administration or related field preferred.

Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
 
Completion of HUD Housing Counselor certification preferred.

Supplemental Information

Performs some dwelling inspections.  There are occasions when incumbents will need to work with clients outside the normal office hours.
 
DMV records check conducted prior to employment.

Physical Demands

Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines including a computer, typewriter, calculator, copier, etc.  Must be physically able to operate a motor vehicle.  Must be able to occasionally lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.  Work involves bending, stooping and some climbing of stairs when performing inspections.

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