Housing Assistant

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Location: TBD

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   Must have the ability to multi-task, be proficient with data entry, effectively communicate face to face and establish a good rapport with clients. Ability to answer telephones and interact with clients on a continuous basis, maintain folders for the various programs and disseminate information to applicants and landlords. Must be a good listener and have the ability to resolve problems. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel). Ability to learn and effectively utilize agency applications. Perform related work as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:  High school diploma or G.E.D. Certification plus one year of experience in data entry and general clerical work which included using computers and maintaining files, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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:       [$10.71 - $11.74]         $13.05                $16.99

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.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 5:00 pm.


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

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