JHA
Jacksonville Housing Authority
1300 N Broad Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
(904) 630-3810

HOUSING COUNSELOR TRAINEE

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Location: 1300 Broad Street

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Interview prospective and current program participants, determine eligibility for participation in the Housing Assistance Payments Program. Perform participant annual re-exam functions and monitor client continued participation in the program. Determine verifications needed to evaluate applicants’ eligibility for program participation. Prepare and submit verification requests to appropriate sources. Assemble verified information and prepare eligibility determinations. Determine need for interim rent changes (payment changes) and complete all required processing.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Bachelor’s Degree or four years of related experience in a Housing Authority or similar environment. Must have general knowledge of Human Services resources and other housing and community development programs for participant referral. Must have good interviewing skills and techniques. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and to elicit information during interviews. Ability to perform simple mathematical calculations with accuracy. Ability to interpret and apply regulations and to understand legal forms and documents. Ability to maintain confidentially of participant interviews, information and files. Ability to establish effective working relationships with applicants and fellow employees. General knowledge of computer with a basic understanding of keyboard protocol. Ability to organize and manage a large caseload.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to sit in an office environment, walk upstairs to meet with clientele, able to lift up to 15 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Most of the work will be in an environment with air conditioning but some may be held out doors.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: Must be insurable by JHA’s insurance and possess a valid Florida Driver’s License.

                                           First Quartile                        Mid-Point                      Maximum

SALARY RANGE:      [$12.20 - $12.92]                    $14.35                            $17.80

We anticipate hiring between the minimum and first quartile of the range, depending upon previous similar experience. Existing JHA employees may be eligible for above the first quartile but not above the top range.

We are an EOE & DFWP. Successful applicant will be required to pass a drug screening and criminal background. Section 3 candidates preferred.

To apply pleaseclick here 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 30, 2017 at 5:00pm

 

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

 Location:  To Be Determined  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Perform semi-skilled work in several trade areas in the maintenance and repair of buildings and/or equipment. May specialize in a particular trade or perform work in several trades. Install, maintain, repair or replace mechanical equipment, appliances, and portable electrical equipment. Assist in the installation, maintenance, repair or replacement of valves, sinks, wash bowls, sewers and other sanitary fixtures. Perform a variety of brick, cement and carpentry work. Replace damaged or broken windows, patches drywall, and prepare and paint interior and exterior surfaces. Remove and replace floor tile. Perform electric and acetylene welding and brazing. Assist in the installation, maintenance, repair of heating and air conditioning equipment and hot water heaters. Assist in the installation, maintenance or repair of electrical fixtures, switches and relays. Operate a motor vehicle in performance of duties. Perform related duties as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:  Must have the ability to read, write and follow instructions in English.  Must have had at least two years experience in the repair and maintenance of buildings, plumbing, and/or mechanical or electrical equipment; carpentry, plastering/drywall, installation, painting and/or tile work. Satisfactory completion of a vocational/technical course in electrical or mechanical repair, welding, structural trades or a related field may be substituted for one of the required years of experience.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to repeatedly lift and pull up to 50 lbs, bend, kneel, climb ladders and other strenuous activities.  .

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Must be able to work in adverse Florida weather which includes extreme heat and humidity in the summer, cold in the winter.  Much of the work will be done in environments that do not have air conditioning or heating.   

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION:  Must be insurable by JHA’s insurance and possess a valid Florida Driver’s License.

                                               First Quartile                               Mid-Point                    Maximum

SALARY RANGE:             [$10.39-$11.74]                           $13.05                         $16.18

We anticipate hiring between the minimum and first quartile of the range, depending upon previous similar experience.  Existing JHA employees may be eligible for above the first quartile but not above the top range. 

We are an EOE & DFWP.  Successful applicant will be required to pass a drug screening and criminal background.  Section 3 candidates preferred. 

 To apply pleaseclick here 

APPLICATION DEADLINEThursday, June 22, 2017 at 5:00 P.M