The mission of the Human Resources Department is to support the goals and objectives of the Housing Authority of Covington, by promoting a work environment characterized by fair treatment, open communications, personal accountability, trust and mutual respect.
We will endeavor to provide solutions to workplace issues that optimize the mission, vision and operating principles of the organization.

The Human Resources Department oversees the following functions:

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The Housing Authority of Covington seeks qualified individuals who are passionate about our mission and willing to learn and grow in a fast-paced environment.

POSITION: OFFICE AIDE

REPORTS TO:  Housing Manager

DATE: 3/22/2021

# HOURS/ WEEK: Full Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position provides clerical assistance involving the use of typing and general administrative skills. Also, the position delivers information from the Housing Manager and development office to the residents. Regular routine assignments may be performed independently in accordance with established procedures or policies. Any departures from established procedures are referred to Housing Manager for decision.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Copy, distribute, file and compose routine correspondence, memorandums and reports.
2. Act as a courier to disseminate information to residents.
3. Answer the telephone and resident inquiries for information or services and direct visitors to proper person.
4. Act as a liaison between the development office and the residents.
5. Keep Housing Manager informed of any noticeable irregularities concerning project grounds.
6. Explain programs, policies and procedures to applicants and/or residents.
7. Schedule appointments for Housing Manager.
8. Assist in move in and move out process ensuring Housing Manager has necessary documentation to process.
9. Assists Housing Manager with late rent approval forms.
10. Assists with the scheduling of community rooms.
11. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

POSITION: GED TUTOR

DATE: 5/12/2021

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Housing Authority of Covington (HAC)  is looking for a GED tutor to provide weekly on-site tutoring  2 times a week for 3 hours to prepare students for the GED exam, which covers math, language arts, social studies, and science. 

This position will be 8 hours per week that will consist of 6 hours of instruction, 1 hour for administration, and 1 hour for planning.  GED tutors must have at least high school level proficiency in all the subjects covered in the GED exam

 This position is a contracted position that pays up to $21.00 per hour.  Please contact Jon Adkins at 859-655-7316 or jadkins@hacov.org for inquiry.    

POSITION:

Work Order / Purchasing Clerk

DATE:

05/10/2021

POSITION SUMMARY:

This is a blended position consisting of the Work Order and Purchasing functions.  This position generates work orders for the Maintenance Department and maintains the master log for all work orders.  It is also responsible for the purchasing of materials and supplies used by the agency.  This position will maintain an inventory of parts, supplies, tools and equipment required for the maintenance and care of the agency’s physical assets.  

 
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work Orders

  • Receive work requests by phone or electronically, input into work the order system, receive and close completed work orders, initiate charge backs and file completed work orders.
  • Generate work order activity and outstanding work order status reports.
  • Determine nature of work request and assign priority.
  • Input the labor cost for each work order.
  • Process meter readings monthly.
  • Update tenant and employee information in the work order system.
  • Generate monthly activity reports.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Purchasing

  • Consult appropriate vendors, receive and analyze quotes and bids for prices consistent with specifications. Prepare quotes and purchase orders for review by the Procurement Officer.
  • Perform computer input and process paperwork for receipt of inventory materials in agency software system.
  • Generate monthly inventory activity reports.
  • Coordinate and consolidate the needs of various divisions for standardized supplies, materials and equipment and prepare reports for accounting purposes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Practical knowledge of work order, planned maintenance and purchasing practices preferred.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, residents, vendors and the general public.
  • Ability to prioritize work and perform multiple tasks at one time.
  • Ability to work independently to meet deadlines.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written. Strong focus on customer service.
  • Good organization skills and ability to follow-up on outstanding work issues.
  • Ability to use computerized work order, purchasing and inventory control systems.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate’s Degree in Materials Management or related field preferred; High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Two to five year’s clerical experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience to meet the required knowledge.
  • Two or more years of experience in purchasing, warehousing and/or inventory management preferred; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Intermediate computer skills.
  • Must be bondable.
  • Must have a valid vehicle operator’s license.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  •  Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Ability to stand, walk, stoop, reach, climb stairs for prolonged periods regularly
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds occasionally.

 

 ***  Please forward resume and email expressing interest to HR@HACOV.ORG ***



 

POSITION:

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC II

REPORTS TO:

Foreman

REVISED DATE:

5/31/17

FLSA:

NON-EXEMPT

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for the proper and timely completion of a wide range of maintenance/repair/construction related tasks. This is a general classification for maintenance employees with advanced working knowledge in two or more building trades. This position must have the ability to instruct other maintenance employees. The Maintenance Mechanic II is responsible to dress for the weather.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  1. Train other maintenance personnel on a wide range of maintenance, repair and construction related tasks for work orders and apartment renovations. May inspect final work of maintenance employees.
  2. Perform, instruct or assist others to perform all required work on work orders and apartment renovations (carpentry, plumbing, electrical, repairs, painting, space temperature, HVAC, etc.).
  3. Perform required planned and corrective maintenance to building surfaces, fixtures, systems, masonry, HVAC and equipment.
  4. Perform planned equipment, electrical, plumbing, boilers, domestic hot water system and HVAC maintenance tasks.
  5. Assist in inspecting apartments to determine necessary maintenance work.
  6. Perform necessary manual labor to keep the housing developments in a decent, safe and sanitary condition.
  7. Troubleshoot maintenance, electric and boiler system problems.
  8. Operate and make apartment/building repairs in accordance with local, state and national codes.
  9. Participate in off-shift and weekend emergency maintenance coverage.
  10. May be asked to fill in for the Foreman.
  11. Perform welding, braising, fabrication of different types of materials.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Must have a solid knowledge of the principles, practices, tools and materials used in two or more building trades (i.e. carpentry, plumbing, painting, masonry, heating or electrical trades).
  2. Working knowledge and ability to fix minor boiler problems.
  3. Practical knowledge of occupational hazards and safety procedures of the trade.
  4. Skilled in the use and care of hand tools and electrical tools required in building and equipment maintenance and construction work.
  5. Must be physically able to lift up to 50 lbs., climb, stoop, stand, carry, load and unload, move large items and other related physical activities common to maintenance work.
  6. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, residents and the general public.
  7. Ability to work independently to meet deadlines.
  8. Ability to operate heavy equipment such as backhoe, grader, etc., in a proficient, safe and professional manner.
  9. Must possess or have the ability to attain the knowledge of HAC’s water and gas distribution system and ability to make repairs.
  10. Must possess or have the ability to attain the knowledge of HAC’s cathodic protection systems and ability to make repairs.
  11. Good communication skills both oral and written.
  12. Ability to teach and disseminate information to other maintenance employees.
  13. Ability to work as part of a team.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Must possess an advanced working knowledge of two or more trades with the ability to instruct others in those trades.
  3. Must acquire Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician certification within one year of employment.
  4. Must have a valid vehicle operator’s license.
  5. Must be bondable.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Must be physically able to lift up to 50 lbs. climb, stoop, stand, carry, load and unload, move large items and other related physical activities common to maintenance work.
  2. Must be able to work for extended periods of time in inclement weather including but not limited to freezing temperatures, 90 + degree temperatures, rain and snow.

HOUSING SPECIALIST:

This position is responsible for processing the initial certification of applicants for the agency’s public housing program and verifying eligibility for continued occupancy. This is a highly responsible position that ensures both applicants and tenants are eligible for subsidized housing assistance. Close coordination with leasing and property management staff is required.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Schedule and conduct annual and interim resident interviews within established timeframes.
  • Verify all sources of income, family composition and collect required forms for compliance. Enter tenant information to agency software system.
  • Calculate tenant rent. 
  • Notify resident and property manager of rent changes and create retro rent change worksheet. 
  • Monitor whether tenants are under or over housed and notify appropriate property manager. 
  • Conduct all job functions in alignment with HUD regulations, Fair Housing laws, and the agency’s Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policies (ACOP).
  • Develop relationships with tenants and provide excellent customer Educate tenants on program requirements and family obligations.
  • Maintain accurate and complete applicant and/or tenant files. 
  • Ensure regular attendance and punctuality. 
  • Perform other duties as as assigned. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Skills/ aptitude with computer software solutions designed for leasing and re-certifications.
  • Must be proficient in basic business math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and calculation of fractions and percentages) and possess problem solving skills. 
  • Ability to receive and handle information in a confidential Ability to act in a fair and ethical manner towards others.
  • Excellent customer services skills and the ability to work in a fast paced environment. 
  • Must enjoy working with numbers and have a keen attention to detail. 
  • Knowledge of HUD regulations and eligibility requirements for subsidized housing assistance. 
  • Practical knowledge of the community, as well as state and federal resource agencies. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse populations while building trust by responding to customer needs within established timeframes. 
  • Knowledge of special needs populations, such as the elderly, handicapped,
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written. 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Associates’ degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred in Business, Business Math, Social Services, Public Administration, Communications, or related field. 
  • Two – five years’ experience in the affordable housing industry, particularly with determining tenant eligibility and re-certifying tenants on an annual basis. 
  • Or an equivalent combination of training and experience to meet the required knowledge. 
  • Within one year, become certified as a Housing Other certifications may also be required.
  • Knowledge of software applications (Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel) 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or other reliable means of transportation to/from work.
  • Must be bondable

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. 
  • Ability to stand, walk, stoop, bend, reach, and climb stairs on occasion. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds at times. 
  • The employee must be able to perform essential job functions in an environment that could have increased stress levels.
  • Note: As a condition of employment, you must agree to and pass an alcohol and drug screen, criminal background check, and motor vehicle check.
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