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Housing Placement Clerk

Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority
Akron, OH
  • Posted: January 31, 2023
  • Full-Time

Job Title: Housing Placement Clerk

Reports to: Housing Placement Supervisor

Department: Housing Placement Services

Date: July 2021

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

New Hire Base Rate 10 Years 20 Years

$18.78 $19.64 $20.59 $21.14

General Purpose:

Responsible for assisting in determining the eligibility for housing assistance through the preparation, verification and maintenance of applicant documentation, in addition to monitoring wait lists and daily vacant unit listings needed for placement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and maintain applicant files for placement and/or referral to other Authority departments according to eligibility criteria. Enter applicant and occupancy information into the computer and complete all necessary documentation. Assist in determining eligibility in accordance with the Authority's Admissions and Occupancy Policy, Administrative Plan and Tenant Selection Plan.

  • Update and maintain current applicant wait list.

  • Schedule placement appointments and interview applicants utilizing standard procedures.

  • Conduct client orientation sessions

  • Research and compile data required to answer inquiries regarding applications, transfers, eligibility and other requests for admissions and occupancy information.

  • Miscellaneous:
    • Type and file occupancy reports, records and correspondence.
    • Maintain vacancy information.
    • Research outstanding balances on vacated accounts and maintain files on unpaid accounts.
    • Provides coverage for the Client Service Representative for breaks and lunch, as needed.
    • Pull and send HCVP files and records for various programs.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Certifications:

High school diploma or equivalent with one to two years experience in customer service, data entry and general office procedures. Proficiency with computers required. Must have a valid Ohio Drivers' License and be insurable by AMHA.

Physical Requirements. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

Physical demands may include kneeling, reaching, pushing, fingering, manipulating, talking, hearing, sitting for extended periods, crouching, standing for extended periods, stooping, walking, lifting up to 10 lbs. and repetitive motion using a keyboard, telephone and calculator. The visual acuity requirements include viewing a computer monitor and extensive reading.

Working Conditions. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

Office environment.

AMHA offers a culture committed to diversity, equity and inclusion; comprehensive compensation and benefits program including, but not limited to: Competitive salary; Participation in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System; Excellent medical, free dental and vision plans with minimal out of pocket cost; Basic Life insurance; Fourteen paid holidays; Paid vacation, personal and sick plans, flexible schedules; and potential for limited teleworking in an effort to promote a healthy work/life balance.

Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority


Akron, OH
44307 USA



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