Housing Choice Voucher Specialist

Lexington Housing Authority   Lexington, KY   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on June 8, 2022

Housing Choice Voucher Specialist 

Position opening for an organized and customer service-oriented individual who will work to certify new and existing clients in a busy local housing program. The ideal candidate will possess analytical and moderately complex clerical skills. Responsible for providing support to management and other staff members. The ability to work effectively with the public and landlords in determining eligibility for programs is required. Candidates should have a proven record of dealing courteously and tactfully with many kinds of people. Experience in Microsoft Word and Excel is required. A knowledge of, or ability to learn assisted housing programs is preferred. High school diploma required, with bachelor’s degree in business, or related field plus two years interviewing experience in position with a public agency preferred. Beginning salary is $32,000.00 with an excellent benefits package, including health, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as retirement savings opportunities.

The candidate hired will receive a bonus of $750.00 upon completion of six months employment, with an additional $750.00 to be paid after one full year of employment.

A pre-employment physical and drug screening may be required.