Housing Specialist II, FSS

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Job Code: PD22-78
Posted On: Friday, 18th November 2022
Department: Housing Resources
Location: Main Office
Kensington, Md
10400 Detrick Avenue
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: 4 Year Degree
Pay Rate: Grade 19, Minimum $50,497

Job Description:

Interview applicants and current participants in the Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) Program to determine continued participation in the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Determine program eligibility, tenant rent, FSS escrow and HUD subsidy for HCV customers participating in the FSS Programs. Process annual recertifications, interim exams, rent increase requests and relocation requests. Prepare Housing Assistance Payment Contracts and conduct group briefings. Assist with special projects as needed. Incumbent must have transportation as this position may work from various Locations. Provide excellent internal and external customer service.

Preferred Skills:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Sociology, Government or related field.
  • Requires a minimum of two years’ experience working with Tax Credit, the Housing Choice Voucher, or other subsidized housing program.
  • Must have knowledge of, or the ability to acquire knowledge of, subsidized housing program guidelines and federal, state and local landlord-tenant laws is necessary.
  • Must obtain Housing Choice Voucher Certification within six months of hire.
  • Must have great verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and vehicle.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. Low income resident’s in Montgomery County with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply.