Employment Opportunities


To apply for one of the JCHAs current vacancies (see Job Opening below), please send a Cover Letter, Resume and completed Employment Application Form via mail, fax or e-mail to the Office of Human Resources: 

Jersey City Housing Authority
400 U.S. Highway #1 (Marion Gardens, Building #7)
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Fax Number: 201-547-6653
Attn: Ebane Mainor

All questions can be directed to


 Internship Programs

As a public service employer, the Jersey City Housing Authority is interested in connecting undergraduate and graduate students with our mission of creating sustainable and vibrant communities through service program engagements that enable participants to explore and consider a public service career. Interested students may submit a completed application, resume and a field of interest letter to Areas of interest include Architectural Studies, Communication/Public Relations, Finance/Accounting, Law, Public Policy/ Administration, Social Services, and Technology.


The Jersey City Housing Authority is committed to delivering innovative affordable housing programs and high-quality social programs that benefit the residents we serve. Our employees take pride contributing to JCHA’s success in creating sustainable and vibrant communities.

They also use their creativity and talents to problem-solve, meet new demands, and offer the most effective customer service to our internal and external stakeholders through collaboration and strategic partnerships.

If these characteristics represent you as a prospective employee, then please view our current employment opportunities below:


Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, manages and controls the operational functions and policies of the JCHA's accounting system, specifically the General Ledger and all subsidiary ledgers associated with the JCHA's Federal, State, and Local Programs. Also is responsible for the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial statements, maintenance of accounting records, preparation of internal and external financial reports, cash management, and supervision of staff in an accounting unit; does related work as required.


Under direction performs the work involved in preventing, controlling, and eliminating insects and animal pests; does other related work. 

Skilled Laborer

$25 per hour; Per Diem; No benefits.
Under direction, performs maintenance and repair tasks involved in masonry and/or plastering and/or carpentry and/or painting and/or plumbing and/or steamfitting and/or sheet metal and/or electrical and/or glazing and/or mechanical and/or other types of maintenance work; makes repairs requiring the use of tools necessary to maintain the proper condition of apartments and other areas; does related work as required.