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 supervision of the Deputy Director of Housing Assistance Programs, the Landlord Liaison is responsible for leading agency-wide efforts to effectively market JCHA’s programs to new and existing landlords and property managers with the goal of expanding the number of units available to households receiving rental assistance. The Liaison will identify permanent housing units in the rental market throughout the JCHA, develops partnerships with landlords to overcome barriers that prevent participant households from obtaining permanent housing, and work closely with case managers and/or directly with clients to ensure that both applicants and participants can access and sustain housing.
Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Director of Rental Assistance Program, performs the required administrative work involved to assist eligible, Homeless persons with disabilities in the application review process, and potential participation in the Continuum of Care Rental Assistance Program
Under the direct supervision of the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program Supervisor, and the indirect supervision of the Director of Rental Assistance, performs necessary work to assist in the administration of social service programs under the Housing Choice Voucher Family Self-Sufficiency Program.
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.
$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.