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 direct supervision of the Purchasing Agent, assists in routine professional work including specification development, bid preparation, evaluation, selection, recommendation, quality assurance, and execution of contract awards in a central computerized procurement

environment in accordance with federal, state, and HUD prescribed laws, rules, and regulations and JCHA procurement policies and procedures; does related work as required.

Senior Occupancy Clerk Typist (2 Vacancies)

Under the direct supervision of the Asset Manager, performs administrative and other related clerical work in support of the management of the site; does related work as required.


 The role of the Senior Program Analyst/Applicant Selection Management is a multi-faceted support role that requires a highly motivated, high energy, well-organized, self-starter with excellent communication skills, who enjoys extensive variety in their work and in the support role that must be assumed. 

ConnectHome VISTA

AmeriCorps VISTA would work individually and in collaboration with JCHA's social service team to leverage existing partnerships/resources, develop new ones, research and explore free and low-cost connectivity/technology vendors, seek out and apply for grants to support an array of related initiatives, assess the impact of existing programs, and design/implement new digital literacy programs. VISTA will help develop innovative ways to design and implement programing that has the ability to be consistent and self-sustaining.

JC Housing Authority Community Partnership Coordinator

The VISTA will work under the supervision of the Director and Assistant Director of the Department of Resident Empowerment and Community Engagement to help JCHA conduct a needs assessment, research opportunities and programs in housing authorities across the country, build a program development grants strategy, and then build the capacity to schedule, program, document and share the impact of these partnerships through reporting and social media tools.

JC Housing Authority Resident Engagement

The Resident Engagement VISTA will work with the Department of Resident Empowerment and Community Engagement and alongside ROSS and FSS coordinators to develop a case management platform for these programs, analyze results, and develop strategies for resident recruitment and engagement. The goal of the VISTA will be to improve the capacity of the programs and enhance the current program offerings.


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.