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EUREKA HOUSING AUTHORITY
Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee.
Job Title: Community Liaison Date: September 2020
Salary: $3,845-$4,721/month FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Represents the Housing Authority to tenants, Section 8 clients, landlords, community groups, businesses,
Law enforcement, courts and other outside agencies. Ensures compliance with Housing Authority policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Acts as Compliance Officer for the Agency. Monitors programs. Reviews, interprets and applies all agency, local, state and federal housing laws and regulations for compliance by all parties: tenants, landlords, and the Agencies.
Prepares reports and notices of lease and program violations which can involve either civil or criminal actions.
Receives and responds 24/7 by phone and on-site to reports of lease and program violations.
Responds to complaints about tenants by phone and in person.
Coordinates activities between agency staff, law enforcement, Resident Advisory Committee, and the community.
Works with tenants to ensure conformance to lease and program requirements.
Creates, prepares, and serves legal notices.
Works with attorney to organize eviction cases and litigation before the Superior Court.
Monitors actual and potential gang and drug activity and works with law enforcement agencies to identify and remove gang members and drug users and dealers from Housing Authority sites and/or from the Section 8 program.
Performs special assignments for the Executive Director such as: investigations of potential fraud, criminal activity or program abuse, relocation of multiple tenant families, grant writing, etc.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required
to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
California tenant–landlord law and procedures.
Local law enforcement and social service agencies.
PCs and related software.
Criminal justice system and CA Penal and Health and Safety Codes.
Civil Judicial system.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of the requisite knowledge, skill and abilities. A typical way to obtain these would be:
High School Diploma. AA preferred. Five years of experience in law enforcement compliance, or social services.
Valid CA driver’s license.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must be able to negotiate, on foot, rough terrain, steps, stairs, bend, crawl, stoop and climb in order to conduct inspections. The employee must sometimes deal with unfriendly, hostile or suspicious residents. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works both out of doors as well as indoors and regularly works near video display. In remote areas of the County, weather conditions may involve snow, ice and slippery roads. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Employee is required to have their own vehicle for transportation and a cell phone. The agency pays a monthly reimbursement to the employee for use of their personal vehicle and phone for agency activity.
Interested persons should inquire by emailing Heather Briggs, HR Manager (see e-mail link under the “reply” button). In your email please use a subject line of “Community Liaison”. In the body please request an application package. The package will include a job description, a benefit and salary description, and application for employment. This package may also be picked up at the Housing Authority main office at 735 West Everding Street, Eureka, CA. Applicants are required to return a letter of interest and resume along with the standard application included in the package.
All applications for this position must be received by the Eureka Housing Authority at its main office at 735 West Everding Street, Eureka, CA no later than September 16, 2020, 5:30p.m. All applications that are incomplete and applications received later than September 16, 2020, 5:30 p.m. will not be considered.
All applications will remain sealed until September 16, 2020, 5:30 p.m. Interviews will be scheduled as soon as possible thereafter. A hiring decision will be made after completion of the interviews. At the time of the job offer the position is available contingent on a successful background check and a work fitness exam.