HOUSING SPECIALIST

THE COMPANY

The Housing Authority of Billings is a public non-profit organization dedicated to providing safe, decent and affordable housing to individuals and families in Billings, MT, and within a 10-mile radius of Billings city limits.  Currently, the Housing Authority of Billings owns and/or manages over 400 housing units and administers rental subsidy for over 1000 units throughout the community.

THE POSITION

Under general supervision of the HCV Director, the Housing Specialist implements the policies and procedures as outlined in the Section 8 Administrative Plan.  Maintain tenant files, both automated and hardcopy.  Starting salary is $36,879.50 per year.

REQUIREMENTS

  1. Two-years of college or technical training in public or business related field, and two years previous experience using data base management software and word processing software.
  2. Strong communication skills to relate with referral agencies, landlords, professional references, and customers.
  3. Good writing, spelling, verbal, and organizational skills. 
  4. Effective computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs.
  5. Word processing and data entry experience.
  6. Familiarity with copiers, multi-line telephone systems, fax machines, and scanners.
  7. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills with co-workers and the public.
  8. Excellent customer service skills.
  9. Experience working in a detail-oriented office environment with a large amount of paper flow, ability to meet deadlines, with strong time management skills. 
  10. Valid driver’s license.
  11. Ability to obtain occupancy certifications within one year of employment.  

Application packet and job description may be picked up at the Housing Authority of Billings, 2415 1st Ave. North. Or electronically at the links beneath this advertisement   For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, application packet, and three most recent employment references, from direct supervisors.  Deadline for application is 12:00 pm, Friday, June 5th, 2020. The Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Section 3 applicants and minorities are encouraged to apply.

 

To apply, please submit all of the following:

  • HAB Application Packet
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Three employment references from most recent direct supervisors

 

Employment Application

EEOC Form

Skills Assessment