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 HR@jcha.us
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 HR@jcha.us 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 direct supervision of the Chief Engineer: Heating Systems, and the indirect supervision of the Director of Skilled Trades Services, operates low pressure boilers to supply heat and hot water at all JCHA developments
Under the direct supervision of the Director of the Housing Choice Voucher Program the COC Homeless Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Continuum of Care Grant by planning, researching, promoting, organizing and administering homeless services and housing assistance activities; developing program manual and procedures
Under the administrative supervision of the Reginal Asset Manager, the direct supervision of the assigned site’s Supervising Maintenance Repairer and indirect supervision of the Asset Managers, performs all general plastering work involved in maintenance and application of mortars on wooden and masonry interior and exterior surfaces.
Under direction, performs a variety of more detailed and difficult 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.
Under direction, does varied types of work involved in the installation, inspection, repair, servicing and maintenance of electrical equipment, appliances, machinery and circuits; does related work as required.
Under the direct supervision of the Regional Asset Manager, effectively oversees and manages all operations and programs at a public housing development within Jersey City to ensure that the property remains financially viable through the effective oversight of all management, occupancy, physical maintenance and safety functions.
Under the direction of a supervisory officer, performs varied simple and moderately physically strenuous tasks involved in patrolling and monitoring the interior and exterior of housing sites, and may assist in making adjustments and or recommendations for buildings security; does related work as required.
$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.