Rent Program Specialist (264 views)

Alameda, CA
September 1, 2020 2020-10-31
Job Description

AHA is opening a recruitment for the Rent Program Specialist position. Under general supervision, Specialists perform a variety of complex work assignments related to the Housing Authority’s provision of the Alameda Rent Program, including functions encompassing all facets of rent regulations in Alameda, such as conducting outreach activities, creating program procedures and forms, answering public inquiries and giving public presentations, conducting monitoring for compliance with the ordinance, staffing related committees, and collecting and managing data. Please refer to the job description for the complete range of duties required of this position.

This position will be hired on a 72 hours per pay period schedule (9 8-hour work days with every other Friday off). Some evening hours, for meetings and other events, are required on a regular basis. This is a non-exempt position.

A combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
 Education: Equivalent to the completion of twelfth (12th) grade.
 Experience: Two years of experience working with and assisting in the administration of assisted housing programs, social services programs, or property management.

Desired qualifications include:
 Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license by time of appointment and ability to meet the driving record requirements for coverage under agency’s auto liability policy required
 Strong communication (verbal and written) and customer service skills
 Solid computer skills, particularly in Excel; database and data entry experience is highly desirable
 Excellent organizational and time management skills
 Language skills in one of AHA’s LEP Languages (Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, Vietnamese) preferred.


Final Filing Date: September 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm PST

To apply, candidates must submit a fully completed and signed Housing Authority employment application, including responses to the supplemental questionnaire and a resume (documents must be in Word or pdf format, and uploaded into the online application form).

The AHA application form is located in the Working With Us>Employment Opportunities section of the Housing Authority’s website at The full job description and supplemental questions are on the Open Positions page in Employment Opportunities.


If you need a reasonable accommodation under the American with Disabilities Act, please contact the Housing Authority office at [email protected]

The Housing Authority of the City of Alameda is an
Equal Opportunity / ADA Employer