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Employment Opportunities

The Authority maintains a policy of non-discrimination with employees and applicants for employment. Open positions will be filled by the best qualified applicant without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, political belief, gender identity, gender expression or mental or physical disability (if such disability does not unreasonably interfere with the abilities of the employee to perform the work required).

Maintenance Technician

POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for the proper and timely completion of a wide range of routine maintenance related tasks. This is a classification for journeyman level type skills in the maintenance of buildings and equipment. This position will be involved with considerable tenant contact because of the source of many work orders. Duties include those requiring performance of semi-skilled activities such as appliance repair, carpentry repair, electrical repair, mechanical repair, and plumbing repair. [full description]
 
Inventory Clerk

POSITION SUMMARY
The Inventory Clerk performs a variety of responsible clerical, inventory control, and accounting-related activities.  Employees in this class are responsible for maintaining stock and inventory for the Housing Authority and monitoring disbursements and receipt of goods and supplies. Duties require vendor contact. This position also monitors the WPBHA fleet maintenance and usage. [full description]
 
RISK CONTROL OFFICER

POSITION SUMMARY
The Risk Control Officer's primary responsibility is preserving and protecting life and property on West Palm Beach Housing Authority (WPBHA) owned properties and by inference the Housing Center of the Palm Beaches (HCPB). Work involves security sweeps, proactive deterrent of crime and incidents, and addressing safety and security issues. [full description]
 
HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER (HCV) SPECIALIST

POSITION SUMMARY
Performs new admission and re-certification processing for families participating in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program as required by Federal Regulations. This process is done by appointments and involves obtaining, verifying information of participants to re-assess them for continued eligibility. The work is very detailed and involves a large amount of paperwork. The Specialist is responsible for a caseload of approximately 250-300 families and completely manages their caseload, from scheduling appointments to authorizing Housing Assistance Payments. Evaluation is performed by the HCV Supervisor and is based primarily on the Specialist’s overall ability to complete re-certifications and new contracts within an allotted time frame. [full description]



The WPBHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is a Drug-Free, Smoke-Free workplace