HOUSING COUNSELOR (Eligibility Specialist)(Deadline to Apply: Friday June 25, 2021 4PM)
HOUSING COUNSELOR/ (Eligibility Specialist) (Deadline to Apply: Friday June 25, 2021 4PM)
OACAC Central Office, 215 S. Barnes, Springfield, MO
Full-Time (40 hrs) M-F 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
OACAC is seeking qualified candidates for Housing Counselor for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. Duties include interviewing participants to evaluate household income, calculating rent subsidy, negotiating with private rental property owners, counseling tenants on housing choices and program regulations, and completing program forms for participant signature. Inspection of rental properties for housing quality standards compliance as needed. No prior Section 8 experience is required, on-the-job training provided. Agency vehicle available for travel. Salary $12.00/hr. Benefits
Skills required include attention to detail, effective oral and written communication, active listening, problem solving, basic mathematics, basic secretarial, and ability to organize for time management. Work in all types of weather conditions. Ability to bend, squat, stoop, climb stairs, reach overhead, and sit for prolonged periods.
Transportation, valid driver license, insurance and a good driving record.