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 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.
The Chief of Staff-(COS) under the direct supervision of Housing Choice Voucher Program Director, is highly responsible professional who will plan, organize coordinate and supervise the required administrative work of the department. The COS will assist eligible low-income elderly and family households with participating in the HCV program; promote broader housing opportunities and participants and manage owner’s responsibilities and expectations, including , but not limited to referrals to other supportive service agencies, housing providers and other support groups and organizations. The COS of the HCVP manages the day-to-day affairs of the HCVP, including department conflicts and disputes. Establishes and documents all established processes and procedures. The COS will also act as a consultant to the HCVP Director, offering recommendations on staffing and how to measure progress and departmental success. The COS of the HCVP, performs his/her duties with great diligence and in a highly organized manner. COS is expected to perform any related duties as assigned to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of the JCHA’s Housing Choice Voucher Program.
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Housing Choice Voucher Program, supervises the Recertification Housing Assistance Technicians, ensures timeliness and proper operations and processes of the Recertification team according to HUD Regulations and JCHA Policy. Monitors and oversee activity by conducting periodic checks of recertification files; and collaborate with the Chief of Staff to conduct quarterly SEMAP reviews, determine eligibility for Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) assistance, portability, transfer briefings and all related activities. Maintains tenant files for portability caseload, performing rent calculations, ensuring program compliance with applicable regulations and data is properly recorded in participant files. Ensure a satisfactory or better rating with HUD’s agency scoring systems such as Section 8 Management Assessment Program (SEMAP) and other future HUD required evaluation systems. The omission of specific statements regarding duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment in association with this position.
Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Rental Assistance Program, performs the required administrative work involved to assist eligible, low income families, senior citizens and persons with disabilities in the application, review process, and potential participation in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program.
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 direction, performs supervisory, administrative, maintenance and facility operational responsibilities, as required. The primary goal of the Supervisor is to ensure that the apartment complex and environs represent (in both fact and perception a good quality, well maintained, attractive, and safe residential community.
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.
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Human Resources, supports operating units by implementing human resources programs; solving performance problems.
Under the direction of the Regional Asset Manager, performs the necessary fire safety enforcement and oversight in buildings classified as high-rise, in accordance with the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code and local fire safety regulations
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.