The Town of Islip Housing Authority (IHA) seeks a highly qualified Assistant Director of Housing to serve in an Assistant role to the Executive Director and help lead and manage the authority’s Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and Low Income Housing programs, a portfolio of 1044 ACC S8 HCV/PBV units and 360 RAD units, associated staffing and maintenance staff responsibility. The IHA offers Subsidized Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency and ancillary programs

The ideal candidate for this accomplished Housing Authority will have a proven track record of comparable management, organizational, financial accountability and interpersonal skills. They will be well versed in HUD rules and regulations and operating procedures. The Assistant Director of Housing will be Assist the Executive Director in all roles and fill in for the Executive Director when such situation requires or as Directed by the Board.

The position is responsible for the planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the staff, programs and activities of a public housing authority. The position requires a Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Master’s degree and two (2) years of experience in government or private sector housing and urban development programs.
NOTE: Additional years of experience in government or private sector housing and urban development programs may be substituted for education with a maximum of six (6) years.
Candidates must have graduated from a standard senior high school or possess a high school equivalency diploma. Candidates will be subject to Suffolk County Civil Service examination and appointment consistent with civil service law.

The HHA offers a comprehensive benefits package including health benefits, dental, vision, Life insurance, paid vacation, sick and holidays consistent with Board policies. Salary for the position is expected to be in the range of $70-$95 thousand annually at the discretion of the Board commensurate with experience. All full time employees must participate in the NYS Pension system.

Submit resume and a cover letter in pdf format and salary requirement to be received by the IHA no later than 5 pm on April 20, 2021 Note the Board will accept applications through this date OR at such time before or after until the position is filled: Addressed to: Dorothy Courten, Chairwoman, Town of Islip Housing Authority, 963 Montauk Hwy, Oakdale NY 11769 submitted to search@isliphousing.orgcreate new email

The IHA is an equal opportunity employer.

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This position is a laborer position, entry level part time work. Significant portion of the work involves cleaning apartments when getting ready for new lease ups, cleaning public rest rooms, community room areas and similar. Could include other related work or as found in the job requirements description, but the entity anticipates much of the work to be for cleaning and storm response such as snow storms or other related weather events. NOTE* rate of pay for work required for cleaning up snow for snow events is increased by at least 25%, employer will provide details

Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, familial status, national origin, veteran status or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local laws. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, a reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities will be considered.

An employee in this class performs a variety of light or heavy manual activities in such areas as housing authority sanitation, building maintenance. Work involves the use of hand tools and may require the ability to learn to operate a variety of common power tools, such as chain saws, lawn mowers, snow blowers, small utility vehicle for grounds use, motorized pumps, jack hammers, and small portable power tools. Work is generally performed under the immediate supervision of an employee in a higher classification, but many tasks assigned may be routine and repetitive in nature and once learned can be carried on without difficulty and under only general supervision. Performs related work as required.
Performs manual work in housing authority maintenance in apartments, CLEANING common areas, laundry rooms and grounds, including patching holes, erecting and removing signs and fences, salting and sanding roads and sidewalks and removing debris, using snow shovel, snow blower;
Performs a variety of grounds maintenance activities (note there is a landscaper performing bulk of this work), occassional grounds work is needed to augment.
Loads & unloads supplies and equipment, inventories;
May occasionally operate light motor vehicles, such as automobiles and small trucks;
May use power equipment, such as chain saws, pumps, power drills, motorized snow blower, back pack blower, pressure washer and portable power tools.
Paints interiors of apartments or common areas, paints exterior ground level.
Cleans apartments, or other areas, assists with unit turn over, cleans water or toilet overflows, removes carpet, removes or demo apartment appurtenances during rehab,
Respond to emergency calls and during weather or other emergency situations.
Ability to understand and follow oral or written instructions; ability to use hand tools; ability to learn to operate simple machinery; sufficient physical strength, agility and freedom to do heavy manual labor, occasionally under adverse weather conditions.
There are no minimum education or experience requirements for this position.
Depending on the nature of the assignment, at the time of appointment and during employment in this title, candidates may be required to possess a valid New York State driver’s license

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $16.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
If needed, an in person interview is possible as is a remote interview via Zoom.