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Housing Specialist

BCforward Tempe ,AZ
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Job Description

BCforward is currently seeking highly motivated Housing Specialist for an opportunity in Tempe, AZ!

Job Title: Housing Specialist

Location: Tempe, AZ 

Duration: 6 Months

Summary:

Reports directly to the Housing Services Supervisor. Receives general supervision from the Housing Services Manager or from other supervisory or management staff.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Essential job functions are the fundamental duties of a position: the thins a person holding the job absolutely must be able to do.

  • Perform job duties adequately and properly; follow personnel and department policies and operating procedures; show respect, tact, and courtesy in dealings with coworkers and the general public; behave in a manner that does not obstruct or hinder other employees from completing their duties; act in a manner that is safe and follow the City's safety procedures at all times.

  • Provide information and educate tenants, owners, and landlords regarding housing quality standards, and housing assistance policies, rules, and regulations.

  • Accept and process housing assistance pre-applications and applications; maintain list of applicants.

  • Negotiate with and notify owner of determinations with respect to their offers and proposals.

  • Interview applicants and participants to determine eligibility and continuing eligibility for housing programs; certify financial eligibility for housing assistance programs.

  • Compute tenant rent amounts; compute housing assistance payment amount; process rental assistance over payments; maintain confidential records.

  • Prepare and maintain required records, files and reports of activities.

  • Negotiate and prepare lease agreements and contracts.

  • Schedule inspection appointments for initial tenants and annual reviews for tenants on program; may conduct Housing Quality Standards inspections.

  • Conduct rent reasonableness surveys.

  • Assist in mediating differences between participants and landlords.

  • Investigate suspected fraud or abuse and, if necessary, prepare and present documentation at informal reviews and hearings.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.

  • Physically present to perform the duties of the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience:

  • One year of responsible experience in assisted housing programs, housing revitalization programs or affordable housing programs or directly related to the core functions of this position. Experience with Section 8 and/or CDBG, HOME or other housing grant programs is desirable. Bilingual skills are also desirable.

    Education:

  • Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social work, human services, sociology, public administration, or degree related to the core functions of this position.

    Certifications: One of the following professional certifications

  • Housing Specialist

  • Housing Occupancy

  • Housing Quality Standards Or other related housing or assisted housing professional certifications

About BCforward:

BCforward began as an IT business solution and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers’ needs into a full-service personnel solution’s organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward also operates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward to deliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for overthe years of catering to our customers’ specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.

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We must inform you that during the hiring process, we may ask for you to disclose and provide us with various categories of your personal information, including identifiers such as your name and address, professional information, commercial information, education information, and other related information.  Please note that we will only use this information to facilitate and complete the recruiting process. This posting is not an offer of employment.  All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States and willing to cooperate with a background check and drug screen, to the extent permitted by federal and local laws up to and including both criminal and financial reviews.  The submission of intentionally false or fraudulent information in response to this job posting shall render the applicant ineligible for the position.  BCforward is an equal opportunity employer.  Any subsequent offer of employment shall be considered employment at will regardless of the anticipated assignment duration.

Company Description
About BCforward
BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers’ needs into a full-service personnel solutions organization. BCforward’s headquarters are in Indianapolis, Indiana and also operates delivery centers in 17 locations in North America as well as Hyderabad, India and Puerto Rico. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm headquartered in Indiana. With 14+ years of uninterrupted growth, the addition of two brands (Stafforward and PMforward) and a team of more than 1400 resources our teams deliver services for multiple industries from both public and private sectors. BCforward’s team of dedicated staffing professionals has placed thousands of talented people over the past decade, with retention rates that are consistently higher than the industry average.

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Why Work Here?

What makes BCforward different is our people and how we do business. We pride ourselves on locating and hiring the best resources in CA.

About BCforward BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers’ needs into a full-service personnel solutions organization. BCforward’s headquarters are in Indianapolis, Indiana and also operates delivery centers in 17 locations in North America as well as Hyderabad, India and Puerto Rico. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm headquartered in Indiana. With 14+ years of uninterrupted growth, the addition of two brands (Stafforward and PMforward) and a team of more than 1400 resources our teams deliver services for multiple industries from both public and private sectors. BCforward’s team of dedicated staffing professionals has placed thousands of talented people over the past decade, with retention rates that are consistently higher than the industry average. www.bcforward.com

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